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The Blue Mound Fall Festival got off to a wet start Thursday night, but better weather is expected for the rest of the event.  Good crowds attended despite the rain.  The opening night pageants were moved to a church across the street, and a Zumba demonstration was held under Wise Park's large pavilion.  

 

Friday's attractions include a char-broiled pork chop dinner starting at 4:30, and at 8pm, a performance on stage by West End Boogie Project, sponsored by hometown favorite Marshall Sperry.  

 

Saturday events include a 5k run, with the annual parade at 11am. There's a horseshoe pitching tournament at 2pm, followed by a fried chicken dinner at 4. The stage show at 8pm will feature Scott Watles and the Blue Suede Crew.

 

Both evenings will feature bingo at 6pm and a dance at 9pm, along with carnival rides and plenty of fair food.  Wise Park is located just off of Route 48 in Blue Mound.

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