Children on a ride at last year's Roby fire.

The P.R.E.S.S. (Plato, Roby, Evening Shade, Success) Enhancement Committee is searching for businesses and vendors to participate in the annual Roby Fair Saturday, Sept. 9. 

The family day of fun will start with breakfast in the community center, a parade at 9 a.m. and the fair to begin around 10 and go until 5 that evening ending with a dinner and entertainment. 

Games and prizes, contests and musical entertainment throughout the day and evening are scheduled.  Vendors are encouraged to sell their crafts, homemade items or other items. Local businesses are also encouraged to set up a booth.  Electricity is available, but limited.  It was estimated more than 1,000 people attended last year.

 To sign up, please contact Linda at 417-464-1317, Rosanna at 417-217-1342 or email to receive a form with more details. Vendor and parade entry forms are also available on the fair’s Facebook page “Roby Fair.”

There will be the annual cruise-in at Walt’s in Roby at 3 p.m.  July 29.  Dash plaques for the first 50 cars and door prizes will be presented throughout the event.  For information, call Jeanie at 417-217-0737 or Dallas at 417-458-4847.

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