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Tentative schedule set for Farber Fun Fest

Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11:58 am

A packed schedule featuring two tractor pulls, a baby show, several contests, and even some time for clowning around are on tap for this year’s Farber Fun Fest Friday-Saturday, August 3-4. Changes could be made to the tentative schedule recently released in the days leading up to the annual event.
On day one of the Fun Fest, the Little Miss and Little Mr. Contest starts things off at 6 p.m. under the direction of Lynn Flowers.
An Ice Cream Social follows with Marie Bounds.
At 7 p.m., the Missouri Farm Pullers, with event chairperson Ed Babb, will begin pulling near Sportsman Park.
The food stand does open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
A packed day of activities for day two starts with the 10 a.m. Baby Show with Flowers as chairperson.
Flowers will also help with the Baby Doll Show, which starts at 11 a.m.
Benny Burnett is the chairperson for the annual Volleyball Tournament that also begins at 11 a.m.
Starting at 1 p.m., the Garden Tractor Pullers of Mid Missouri Association will begin pulling. Eddie Heffner is the contact person for the event.
Both the Horseshoe and Washer Tournaments start at 1 p.m.
From 2-4 p.m., kids of all ages can enjoy “Just B Clowning Around.” Ruth Etta Williams is the contact person for their performance.
A Safe Kids time is set for 3-5 p.m. with the help of Brandie Gay.
Heather Null is helping with the 4 p.m. Cake Walk followed by “Candy Time” from the Farber Volunteer Fire Department.
A Fish Fry starts at 5 p.m. with the Farber Lions Club.
A Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise-In and Poker Run starts at 6 p.m.
The Evans family will lead events at 7 p.m. that include thee Pedal Tractor Pull, Tricycle Races, and Egg Drop.
A Drive-in Movie ends the evening as the film begins at 8 p.m.
The food stand opens on Saturday at 10 a.m. The fun-filled day two will also feature 50/50 tickets, bounce house, and vendors.
Those attending the event are encouraged to bring their lawn chair and plan to stay for the weekend. Food stand proceeds benefit community projects and are sponsored by the Farber Lions Club, Farber Community Betterment, and the Farber Volunteer Fire Department.