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August 22, 2013

Fontanet Bean Dinner Festival set Aug. 23, 24

Fontanet Action Community Team will have drinks, cornbread muffins and other food available for purchase during the 117th annual Fontanet Bean Dinner Festival set for Friday and Saturday in Holloway Grove at Fontanet.

FACT also will provide children’s games both days and a silent auction ending at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Parking at the Bean Dinner this year will be free. As in year’s past, beans also will be free.

Festival schedule:


• 6 p.m.: beans by the bowl, until gone

• 6 to 10:30 p.m.: live music

• 6 p.m. to close: bingo, free bounce houses


• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: cruise-in

• Noon to 2 p.m.: beans by the container (bring your own)

• Noon to 4 p.m.: live music

• Noon to close: bingo, free bounce houses

• 2 to 7 p.m.: cornhole tournament with $200 prize for winning team

• 2 to 9 p.m.: beans by the bowl

• 3 to 7 p.m.: mini hot rod tractor pulls

• 5 to 10 p.m.: live music


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