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  • Grasshopper Festival next weekend

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  • Next Friday, Oct. 26, the Grasshopper Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. in downtown Augusta.
    Friday's events will run 5 to 8:30 p.m. and they include:
    • Free admission
    • Vendor booths
    • Sloppy Joe (or hot dog) dinner and dessert, $5 per plate
    • Extended hours and discounts at downtown businesses
    • Games/inflatables/petting zoo
    • RKO Blues Band from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    • Live entertainment from local youth
    • Weird and Unusual Sidewalk Tours by Adam Catlin, paranormal investigator
    Saturday, Oct. 27
    • Free admission
    • Augusta Arts Council movie starts at 10 a.m.
    • Trick or Treat Street immediately following the movie
    • Chili Cook Off, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., judged by local celebrities. Don't miss the "People's Choice Award."
    • Farmer's Market
    The event is sponsored by Downtown Augusta, Inc. downtownaugustainc@gmail.com
    Vendors should contact Candice at 316-680-4801.

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