77th Peach Festival

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Daily from August 1, 2014 until August 2, 2014

Location: Cobden Community Park, Cobden, IL

Phone: 618-893-2425

Link: http://www.cobdenil.com

Event Description

The Festival features a carnival with rides and games, queen contest, food, peach cobbler, bingo, and spin & win for peaches. The entertainment for Friday will be Fast Eddie's DJ & Karaoke and on Saturday, the band Diamond Dogs. Activities begin at 5pm both days. The Union County Museum will have a special photo exhibit on the 1964 Cobden Appleknockers.
The Cobden Runner's/Walker's Club will sponsor its annual Cobden Peach Festival 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun run starting at 7:30am on Saturday, Aug. 2. beginning at the Community Park on Locust Street.
A Peach Festival parade is scheduled for Saturday beginning Sat. at 4:30pm through downtown Cobden. Entries are currently being accepted by the village and will be through the parade date. The theme of the parade is "Fun with Sports."
The Alligator and the Blue Fox on Oak Street will host a meet and greet featuring members of the 1964 Appleknockers on Sat., Aug. 2 from 1:30 - 3:30pm. The anthill gallery on N. Front will feature glass mosaics by Janet Althoff and art work by Sue Spurlock.
For more information, contact the Village of Cobden or visit the village webpage.
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