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Forest Festival to include rides, mullet contest, live music

The annual Gurdon Forest Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 30, with a slew of fun events lined up.

Throughout the event there will be free rides for children.

Wells Fun Company will provide free rides for children.

Beginning at 9 a.m. in downtown Gurdon will be a car show, followed by a parade at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m. there will be a log loader competition.

Live music by the Night Hawk Band will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by a Monster Mash Trunk or Treat with DJ Stanley at 4 p.m.

At 4:30 p.m., Halloween costumes and hair-dos will take center stage with a costume contest and Best Mullet Contest.

Winding up the day’s events will be more live music from Mike Johnson and the Southern Express Band, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Winding down the festivities will be live music from Mike Johnson and Southern Express.

For questions regarding the festival, call Angie Harper at (870) 230-2941 or Heather Nolan at (870) 353-7080. For information about the car show call Freddie Horne at (870) 451-4288 or Terry Norris at (870) 403-8467.

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