Oktober Heritage Festival kicks off Friday, October 7

Hohenwald's Oktober Heritage Festival runs October 7-9, 2016 downtown.

Hohenwald’s Oktober Heritage Festival runs October 7-9, 2016 downtown.  Watch for a special Festival Guide inside this week’s print edition of the Lewis County Herald!

The Oktober Heritage Festival in Hohenwald gets underway Friday, October 7 and continues through Sunday, October 9, 2016 in the City Parking Lot. Live music, car show, kid’s place, yard sales, arts and crafts, food vendors, special events at the Meriwether Lewis site, museum exhibits and much more will offer fun to everyone from the youngest to the oldest.

Puppets, face painting, balloons and bouncy houses are scheduled for the kid’s place on Linden Avenue near the City Parking Lot.

Also, pumpkin decorating for the children will be held at The Depot, home of the Hohenwald Marketplace, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Real Milk Paint Company will supply non-toxic washable paints which will allow the pumpkins to be cooked safely.  The Hohenwald Marketplace is a project of the Sonnenschein Green Initiative.

A sweet beginning to the Saturday activities will be the Pilot Club of Hohenwald and Lewis County Historical Society Pancake Breakfast beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing through 10 a.m. near the alley of the City Parking Lot. Pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee will be served.

The 23rd annual Fall Classic Car and Truck Show is planned for Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Courthouse Lawn. Registration will be from 8 a.m. until noon. with judging at 12:30 p.m. First, second and third place winners will be selected in each class plus top awards such as Peoples Bank Choice, Best of Show Original Car, Best of Show Modified Car, Best of Show Original Truck, est of Show Modified Truck, Best of Show Car ‘55, ‘56 or ‘57 and Oktober Heritage Festival Committee Choice. For more information contact the Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber of Commerce at 931-796-4084.

Oktober Heritage Festival entertainment begins Friday, October 7 at 3 p.m. with 48 South, 5 p.m. Outlaw Country, 6:30 p.m. Kenny Durham and The Cliftones and 7:30 p.m. Double Down; On Saturday, October 8 at 11 a.m. the Herby Hinson Band performs followed at 12:30 p.m. by the Muletown Stompers, 1:30 p.m. Overdrive Band, 3 p.m. 13 South Band, 4:30 p.m. Raw Country and 6:30 p.m. Angie Laster  Band.  On Sunday, October 9, a gospel singing will begin at 1 p.m. at the City Parking Lot featuring various local groups.

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