Fest activities on the radar map

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 14, 2005

Staff report

"28 years of Nuttin' but Fun in Suffolk" in the form of the Suffolk Peanut Fest is headed your way Oct. 6-9. 2005.

To kick off this year's event, plan to attend the Queen's Luncheon and Fashion Show scheduled for Sept. 29, at the National Guard Armory . Tickets went on sale july 1.

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The Peanut Fest Queen and her court will be introduced, the Queen will receive her crown and you will get to see the latest fashions.

The annual Peanut Fest Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1.

During the festival, plan to attend the Nationwide Demolition Derby scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7.

Plan to come back on Saturday, Oct. 8, for the New and Exciting Truck and Tractor pull presented by Big Daddy Motorsports.

Other attractions will include:

Hometown "County Fair" Tent, Commercial and Arts & Crafts Exhibitors, Special Children's Activities, Kiddie Rides, Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Senior Citizens' Day, Bingo, Suffolk Museum Exhibit and Amusement Rides.

If you or someone you know is interested in performing with a dance group, as a single vocalist or a group on The Family Stage or for deadlines, registration information or any questions, please contact the Peanut Fest office at 757-539-6751 or visit www.suffolkfest.org.