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Lincolnville Octoberfest to go 'Back to the 80s'


Staff writer

To commemorate its 30th year, Lincolnville Octoberfest will celebrate Oct. 1 with the theme, “Back to the 80s.”

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Main St. To enter, participants are asked to call Barb Kaiser at (620) 924-5287 or email

Most activities will be in the park, beginning with entertainment by Maurice Pritz at 9:30 a.m. A fun run will begin at 8 a.m. on Main St.

Little Apple Amusements and arts and crafts vendors will be on hand. Those desiring a booth are asked to contact Cris Peterson at (785) 561-0144.

A prince and princess contest will be in the morning, and entrants will ride in the parade.

Lunch will be available at the community building, along with several concession booths.

A new event this year will be a corn hole tournament for various ages in teams of two. There will be an entry fee, with 50 percent of the proceeds going to winners.

Clues for a medallion hunt will be given every hour on the hour beginning at noon, and hourly prizes will be awarded.

Two Christian bluegrass bands will perform during the afternoon: Freedom 724 of Herington and Rustic Cross of Abilene. John Richards, a vocalist/guitarist also will perform

Dino O’Dell, a former teacher who creates education music and stories will provide entertainment for children.

A blue rock shoot will be at the north end of town.

A beer garden at the community building will open at 5 p.m. The day will conclude with an “appreciation dance,” free of charge. Lizard Skin of Talmadge will be the disc jockey. Hot dogs and chips will be available.

Last modified Sept. 14, 2016