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The Not Too Shabby Fall Fest is taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (today, Sept. 23) in downtown Houston, with several planned activities.
Megan Ashworth, who last year staged a Christmas event in Houston, is organizing the event.
A color run began with check-in at 7:30 a.m. Run time started at 8 a.m. from Lone Star Plaza at Pine and First streets in downtown Houston. The cost was $35, which included a T-shirt, headband and sunglasses.
Two acts will provide live music: Houston’s Kirk Pierce will play from 10 to 11 a.m. and the Royal Hellions (a male and female duo from Springfield) will play from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Two food trucks will be on hand, along with multiple other food vendors. The festival will also features bounce houses, apple bobbing, sack races and face painting, and pumpkins, corn stalks and mums will be for sale.
All proceeds will benefit the Houston High School football team.
Numerous booths line the downtown business district.
Another activity also will occur in Houston that day: A car seat safety check is 9 to 11 a.m. at the Texas County Health Department (at 950 N. U.S. 63).