Friday, July 21, 2006

Popcorn Festival to have booth during Indiana State Fair

By FRANK PHILLIPS
frankphi@hotmail.com

The Popcorn Festival of Clay County Inc. committee is planning to participate in the Indiana State Fair by having an interactive booth on Aug. 18 during Tourism Day.

In addition to passing out literature about Clay County and the Popcorn Festival, the committee plans to have a bean bag toss game with prizes for children. The bean bags will be tossed at a figure of Orville Redenbacher.

Friends of the Popcorn Festival are invited to stop by the booth on Aug. 18.

The Popcorn Festival committee will next meet in two weeks, on Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Popcorn House, shelter 2, at Forest Park.

The festival is set for Sept. 29-Oct. 1.