The Fall Festival will kick off on Saturday, October 5 at the St Jude’s Park. The day will be filled with activities for people of all ages to take part in all over the community. The event is organized by the Monroe City Chamber of Commerce.
The Fall Festival will be held in St. Jude’s Park starting at 9 a.m. and will have live music, including a jazz band, kid’s crafts and games, food, drink and craft vendors.
Also, the Monroe City R-1 Marching Band will host Band Day as well on Saturday. There will be an estimated 15 bands visiting and competing for the day. A parade of the bands will begin at 9 a.m. and march from the high school entrance, head west on business highway 24/36, turn left on Main St. and will turn left on Second St. continuing to Washington St. before coming to an end. At 1 p.m. the field competitions will start at Lankford Field. An awards ceremony is scheduled to start at approximately 5 p.m. following the field competitions.
The fall city wide garage sales will also be held on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5. There is a map in this week’s Lake Gazette edition to help shoppers and bargain hunters find the sales. See classifieds for a complete listing of all city-wide garage sales participating.