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Lifestyles

Annual Henry Summer Festival set for Aug. 11

HENRY — The eighth annual Henry Summer Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Central Park in Henry.

This year there will be more than 80 vendors with a large variety of booths ranging from fruits and vegetables, homemade wood items, crafts, antiques, bake sales, health and wellness products, and everything else you can think of.

If your not in the mood to shop, stop by Central Park for lunch. A vareity of items will be available. If your in the mood for pizza, stop by and visit The Backyard Party Guys. Castaways will be serving burgers, walking tacos, chili cheese dogs and Italian beef, as well as salads, sides and drinks. The Meeting Place will be serving pulled pork, sandwiches, pork chops, brats and hot dogs. The Webb food stand will have corn dogs, funnel cakes and lemon shake ups. Thompson Family Vending will have cotton candy, snow cones, deep fried s'mores, ice cream and homemade waffle cones.

On the entertainment side of things, there are a few new entertainers this year. Returning to the stage will be Daniel Watkins from 9 to 10 a.m.; The Lizzi & Dave Neal Acoustic Duo will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Dance Central will perform from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m.; and Tyler Duckworth will entertain from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Not only will there be entertainment on stage, but from 10 a.m. to noon you will find The Unique Twist creating balloon characters of your choice in the center of the park.

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