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The 85th Fall Festival in Hebron is coming up on Friday and runs through Sunday, Sept. 9.

"Go for the gold -- a salute to the Olympics" is the theme.

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The fall festival will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Hebron Rec Complex with a closest to the pin contest.

Area golfers will hit 200 numbered golf balls with the one closest to the pin winning $200, second place $100, and third $50.

Saturday activities begin with 1K-5K Fun Run and Walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. A farmers market will be held at Lion's Park on Main Street beginning at 9 a.m.

A parade begins at the west end of Main Street at 11 a.m. All entries in the Kiddie Parade should be on the west end of Main Street at 10:30 a.m. to be judged for the $150 in prizes.

There will be a quilt show and craft booths in the community center after the parade. A food fair offering a variety of favorites, will be available at noon in the city park.

The new City Library in the former medical clinic will be open from noon to 3 p.m. with a used book sale and refreshments.

Register for a $10 beef certificate from the District 6 Cattle Women at the Hebron Museum, off Main Street.

Among the features Saturday afternoon will be the annual FFA "Labor Auction," a petting zoo, junior Olympics, money in the straw, a kids carnival, inflatables and climbing wall, kiddie train rides, put out the fire, and a pie eating contest all in the city park/community center block.

At 4 p.m. a ping pong ball drop will be held at the rec complex for grades 7-12 with prizes totaling $215, the top prize is $50 cash. Also at 4 p.m. a new organ dedication will be held at St. John Church. The day's activities end with a street dance on Main Street with music by "Satin Bullet."

The Broken Arrow Saddle Club is sponsoring a "Roping for Cancer" event beginning at 9 a.m. at the rodeo grounds on Sept. 9. A benefit pancake and sausage breakfast and gift basket auction for Duane Hatzenbuehler will be at the Hebron School also beginning at 9 a.m.

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