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Grove festival offers entertainment, migrating pelicans | Local News
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Grove festival offers entertainment, migrating pelicans | Local News

GROVE, Okla. — A number of wide-ranging birds are native to Northeast Oklahoma, including the belted kingfisher and the American goldfinch.But every year, American white pelicans migrate to region, calling Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees their home from February through May.Hence, the appropriately named Pelican Festival. Now in its 39th year, the festival starts Thursday and runs through Sunday at Wolf Creek Park, located off Highway 59 in Grove. According to festival officials and a Grand Lake Association release, the carnival by Fun Time Shows will kick things off Thursday, while vendor booths, food trucks, live en...
Kingston, Ont.’s fall fair returns for 190th edition – Kingston
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Kingston, Ont.’s fall fair returns for 190th edition – Kingston

Helpers, big and small, were busy with finishing touches for Kingston, Ont.’s, 190th fall fair Thursday morning as organizers prepare for what they’re predicting to be one of the biggest gatherings yet, with people coming for the midway rides, the outdoor shows and the livestock displays, too. Yvonne Compton, president of the Kingston & District Agricultural Society, had this to say:“Very happy to be back after a two-year absence due to the global pandemic,” Compton said.“It’s been a pile of work this year, picking up the pieces and putting it all back together, but we have a fabulous crew and fabulous volunteers, board of directors, so everything is coming together.” Read more: Western Fair Read More ...