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Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:21 pm

Plans are well underway for the 34th Annual Norwood Farmers Day celebration on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Norwood.

The day will begin with a 5K Fun Run/Walk at 8 a.m. sponsored by the Norwood First Baptist Church. Contact 417-746-4655.

There will be a Children’s Parade at 11 a.m. Participants should line-up in front of the old hotel next to the railroad tracks by 11:15 a.m. Ribbons will be awarded for Best Dressed Pet, Bicycle, Clown, Push/Pull and Miscellaneous. Contact Elaine Prewett at 417-926-2279.

The Main Parade will begin at 11:45 a.m. Line-up will be at the school beginning at 10:30 a.m. Theme for the parade will be “Celebrating the Farmer’s Wife.” Cash prizes for floats will be First Place $75, Second Place $50 and Third Place $24. There will be plaques and ribbons for Best Antique Car, Best Antique Tractor, Junior Horseman, Senior Horseman and Horse & Wagon. Awards will be given at 12:45 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. at the city hall grounds.

Immediately following the parades, Farmers Day festivities will move to the city hall grounds. There will be food, games, craft and information booths. Please contact Bethanne Grover at 417-349-1663 for prices and space.

Entertainment for the day will include “Ascension”/Gospel and “Acoustic Essays”/Bluegrass, Gospel, Country & Folk music. Denise Shores will be having the Marriage Game. We are inviting area churches to present some songs. Please call Mary Ann Mason 417-746-4613 to schedule your group.

For general information, please call Joe Kelley at 417-746-4449 or 417-259-3177, Mary Ann Mason at 417-746-4613 or Duane Atchison at 417-259-9340.