Annual festival starts Thursday in Scott City

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Scott City will hold its 30th annual Mid-Summer Festival on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Scott City Park.

Events open Thursday with a special early opening of carnival rides from 6 to 10 p.m.

Friday events kick off with the gates opening at 4 p.m., followed by the Mid-South Fair Talent Show at 5 p.m. The washer contest begins at 8 p.m. along with the adult karaoke contest.

Saturday begins with a parade at 11 a.m. down Main Street.

A "Pets on Parade" will also take place, with a pet contest following. A youth washer contest begins at 3:30 p.m. with pageants beginning at 4 p.m.

The night tops off with fireworks at 10 p.m. For more information, call the Scott City Parks and Recreation Department at 264-3411 or 264-2157.

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