A fall festival is planned Oct. 17 at Raymondville.

A fall festival to benefit the Raymondville Fire Department is Saturday, Oct. 18.

The event runs 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Raymondville Fairgrounds on Highway B.

Many games are planned — ranging from three-legged races to a seed-spitting contest. Tickets for games are a quarter. There is no gate fee.

Demonstrations also are planned. They include spinning, honey making, blacksmith work, a Civil War re-enactment, Dutch oven cooking, knife throwing and more.

Live entertainment is planned throughout the day, as well as craft vendors. Smokey the Bear will visit at 1 p.m. A quilt auction is at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, call Sharon Baker at 417-217-3924. 

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