Fall Festival set for Oct. 7
Peabody’s fall festival will kick off at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 in City Park with Tomahawk Truck mobile axe throwing, a car show, bouncy houses, a kids zone, vendors, a dog show, a cornhole tournament, and a horseshoe tournament.
Magician Dave May will perform at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Pumpkin carving and birdhouse painting will be at 1 and 3 p.m. A local talent hour will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. FFA will display a petting farm from 3 to 5 p.m. A kids’ tractor pull will be at 5 and 5:30 p.m.
Disc golf ring of fire for all levels will be from 4 to 5 p.m.
Sunflower Theatre will present Haymakers from 4 to 6 p.m.
Food will be available all day.
The festival will include an art competition for ages 12 and up.
Everyone can participate in a scarecrow contest. Entry forms must be received by the city office by Oct. 5. Winners will be announced during the festival.
People entering scarecrows are being asked to keep in mind that it is a family event and avoid scarecrows that are political, religious, violent, or controversial.
Peabody Historical Society will have assorted slices of pie for sale by donation and a full size cat quilt for raffle. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or 6 for $5.
Donald Skinner’s book, “Light Up the Sky: Peabody at 150 Years,” will be available for $25 with a free copy of “Peabody 100 Years” to go with it.