Shelby Spalding carving pumpkins with her nephew Dreidyn and daughter Harper at the Monroe City Fall Festival held Oct. 2.


Children of all ages enjoy playing in the corn pit.

St. Jude’s Park was filled with people of all ages on Saturday, October 2 for the annual Fall Festival. The event was hosted by the Monroe City Chamber of Commerce from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The festival was well attended by both

Activities included kid’s games, crafts, an obstacle course, a corn pit, pie contest, scarecrow contest and pumpkin contest.


Customers stand in line for Chef D’s BBQ and tatortails at the Fall Festival on October 2. Food vendors sold out of most items.

Plenty of vendors could be seen throughout the entire park for guests to shop, providing a vast variety of products. Booths represented both small business entrepreneurs and organizations trying to fund-raise to support their local cause.  Others enjoyed the tasty selections offered by the different food stands that were available. Food vendors left empty, selling out of most items.


Rhonda Browning enjoys time spent with grandson Milo.

The day also included live music by Mike Moore, who played several songs for listeners to enjoy, as those listening tapped their feet and others sang along.


Mike Moore entertains the crowd at Fall Festival with vocal and instrumental music.

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