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15th annual Falkville Fall Festival set for October 27

Published 10:58am Wednesday, October 10, 2012

School Lunch Menu

October 8-12

Breakfast: Monday – biscuit, breakfast sausage, fruit cocktail, cereal variety, yogurt variety, breakfast juice 100%, choice of milk. Tuesday – biscuit, ham for biscuit, fruit cocktail, cereal variety, yogurt variety, breakfast juice 100%, and choice of milk. Wednesday – breakfast burrito, salsa, fruit cocktail, cereal variety, yogurt variety, breakfast juice 100%, choice of milk. Thursday – biscuit, steak for biscuit, fruit cocktail, breakfast juice 100%, cereal variety, yogurt variety and choice of milk. Friday – biscuit, biscuit gravy, fruit cocktail, cereal variety, yogurt variety, breakfast juice 100%, choice of milk.

Lunch: Monday – Mozz. sticks with sauce,, spicy chicken patties, broccoli with cheese, frozen vegetables, garlic and cheese roll, bananas, rice krispy treat, choice of milk. Tuesday – gumbo, cod nugget’s, sweet potato casserole, pinto beans, frozen vegetables, hush puppies, applesauce, and choice of milk. Wednesday – chicken fajitas, pizza, pepperoni, frozen vegetables, refried beans, peppers and onions, rice and salsa, pineapple, vanilla pudding and choice of milk. Thursday – chicken nuggets, cheeseburger, creamed potatoes, vegetables, canned, wheat rolls, peaches diced cup, and choice of milk. Friday – homemade chili, hot dog, cheese toast, frozen vegetables, canned vegetables, fresh pears, and choice of milk.

What better time than now to take a fall foliage trip to New England? We will start our trip from Knoxville, Tenn. and travel to Chamberburg, Penn., and on the Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. The trip will take you to New Hampshire, Mass., Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower, and Hershey, Penn., the chocolate capital of the world. Here all the street lights are in the shape of a chocolate kiss and the streets are named chocolate something. The fall foliage is something to see this time of year.

Fairview Church of God, located at 4154 Huckaby Bridge Road will conduct a fall festival Sunday, Oct. 28, from 4 until 8 p.m. There will be a dunk tank, games, chili cook-off and more. For information, phone 256-784-5642.

Falkville Fall Festival

The 15th annual Falkville Fall Festival, sponsored by the Falkville Volunteer Fire Department and the Town of Falkville is set for October 27. It offers pancakes, a car show, an antique tractor show, children’s activities, arts and crafts and more, culminating with a live concert by a country music chart top artist. All activities take place in the town’s downtown area.

A pancake breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. where plenty of hot cakes will be served at the Fire Dept. until 11 a.m. Donations to the Fire Dept. will be accepted at the door. The car show and tractor show follow at 8 a.m. with arts and crafts vendors, bingo, inflatable fun for children, and food vendors set up throughout the day. The Fire Dept. will host a cake auction at noon where an assortment of yummy desserts will be up for grabs. Music fills the air at 11 a.m. when local favorite Dusty Winsett Band takes the stage. Country music artist Kevin Denney is slated to perform at 1 p.m. Denney has had four top 10 hits including “That’s Just Jessie” and “Cadillac Tears”.

He also has co-written numerous songs that have made the charts, such as “Don’t Ask Me ‘Bout a Woman” recorded by Easton Corbin; Craig Morgan’s 2009 single “Bonfire”; and Tracy Byrd’s “A cowboy and a Dancer”.

Following Denney is headline Doug Stone, a contemporary country star with eight #1 hits and fifteen top 10 singles. “Better Off in a Pine Box,” off of his 1990 debut self-titled album, spent 25 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart and peaked t #4 and was nominated for a Grammy for “Best Country Song. For more information visit, www.dougstone.com.

The event wraps up around 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Falkville Town hall at 256-784-5922.

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