Reality hits home in Overbrook’s annual fair parade

The Overbrook Red Hatters got the most chuckles and turned the most heads with their wild antics as “Real Housewives of Osage County” on their float in Overbrook’s annual fair parade held Saturday evening. The theme of the parade was reality television shows. The Red Hat club won first place and $200 in the humorous category in the parade. In the realistic category, the Fidelis Club won first place while portraying the Swamp People of Osage County, Louisiana.

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The Fidelis Club spent some time in the swamps of Osage County while portraying the Swamp People in Saturday’s parade, winning first in realistic category.

Second place and $125 went to the Overbrook Rotary Club with its “Deadliest Catch” float, which also showed the serious side of the continuing worldwide fight against polio. The Searchlight group won $75 for their float celebrating women’s wear and themed “Say yes to the dress”.

In the 4-H category, Willing Workers 4-H Club won first place and $125 for their float designated as the “Biggest Losers”. North Osage County 4-H Clubtook second and $75 for being “the real 4Hers of Osage County”.

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Willing Workers 4-H Club was the biggest 4-H winner with their “Biggest Losers” float, in Saturday’s parade.

In the band contest, the Cruzline Percussion Drumline took its second win in two years, winning against its only competitor the Santa Fe Trail High School Band. The two bands have swapped the title the last few years. The Drumline went home with $1,500 for winning the match; SFTHS band won $1,000 for second place.

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Cruzline Percussion Drumline won $1,500 as the first-place winners in this year’s battle of the high school bands.

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Overbrook Red Hatters offered a glimpse into the real lives of Real Housewives of Osage County.

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Overbrook Rotary Club set sail for the “Deadliest Catch”, highlighting Rotary’s efforts to eradicate polio.

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Searchlight’s  third-place float celebrated “the dress”.

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Santa Fe Trail High School band was edged out for the top spot in the annual band competition, winning $1,000 for second place.

More photos of the Overbrook fair parade and the fair are available here.


2 Responses to Reality hits home in Overbrook’s annual fair parade

  1. Pam Carpenter says:

    Great job Overbrookians! Another successful Fair parade! Looks like it was a great one!

  2. Cathryn HOughton says:

    OVERBROOK! You have some creative folks who think outside of the box! and it appears some big/generous supporters! YOU DID GREEAAAT!!!

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