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Summer’s gone, fall is here; Lyndon drums up a day of family fun

lyndonfallfest350x166_2016Adjusting to the rhythm of the seasons, the Lyndon community is drumming up another good time to celebrate the coming of fall. Highlighting Lyndon’s Fall Fest 2016, this Saturday, Oct. 1, will be the Cruzline drum line, which will set the tempo for the day’s family fun activities.

The Cruzline will perform at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., with all activities taking place in downtown Lyndon and on the lawn of the Osage County Courthouse.

The day of fun begins at 9 a.m. with the opening of the craft and vendor fair. Soon after, the bounce house obstacle course will be inflated and ready for action, along with games for all ages to test their skills and luck and win prizes. In addition, kids will be able to check out the fire trucks and equipment, and man the fire hose in a fire fighting demonstration. Other crowd favorites include a dance performance by the Dance Spot, coins in the corn, and pumpkin bowling. Also, Lyndon students will have autumn-inspired artwork on display.

The day’s activities are hosted by Lyndon Pride, and proceeds benefit the organization’s community projects.

Here’s the latest schedule to help you plan your fun fall day in Lyndon on Saturday:

9 am-3 p.m.

  • Craft and vendor fair. Lots of crafts, vendors and bake sales.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Bounce House Obstacle Course. Bounce, climb and slide!
  • Free kids games: Bean bag toss, tic tac toe, Jenga, ring toss, corn pit
  • Pumpkin painting. Show off your painting skills!
  • Glitter tattoos and rock star hairdos
  • Toilet toss. Toss the wiffle ball in the bowl and get a prize!
  • Giant Tailgate toss. Try this game of skill, play as a team or challenge a friend!
  • Football throw. Test your quarterback skills!
  • Duck pond. Pick the right duck and win!
  • Pumpkin bowling. Roll a pumpkin for a strike!
  • Frog launcher. Flip the frog and help him land in his pond.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Student art show. Fall inspired works by our own Lyndon students.
  • Touch a truck. Every kid’s dream, fireman for the day. Touch the buttons, climb the
    trucks, put out a fire.
  • Silent auction. Plenty of great things to bid on. Auction ends at 2 p.m.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Coins in the corn. $100 cash prizes up for grabs in each round and other great prizes, too.

10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

  • Cruzline drum performances.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Photo booth. Grab a prop and strike a pose.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Food court. Hamburgers and hot dogs provided by Euclid Lodge 101.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Classic favorites, cotton candy, caramel apples, kettle corn and funnel cakes.

1-2 p.m.

  • Nail driving contest.

1 p.m.

  • Dance Spot performance.
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