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home : news : north central illinois   July 10, 2014

8/9/2013 2:57:00 PM
Sweet Corn Festival continues

Henry Tindall of Herrin works to set up his food booth for the 66th annual Sweet Corn Festival in Mendota.NewsTribune photo/Tamara Abbey
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Henry Tindall of Herrin works to set up his food booth for the 66th annual Sweet Corn Festival in Mendota.
NewsTribune photo/Tamara Abbey
Tamara Abbey
Staff Writer

Mendota's Sweet Corn Festival continues through the weekend with free entertainment, arts and crafts, a flea market, carnival and a large variety of food from numerous vendors. The festival closes Sunday with the serving of tons of free hot, buttery sweet corn following the grand parade that steps off at 1 p.m.

For more information on this year's festival, see Related Stories links below.

Watch for coverage of the festival pageant in Saturday's NewsTribune.

Related Stories:
• Sweet Corn Queen pageant contestants announced
• Mendota chamber, city officials, 2012 queen ready for festival
• Sweet Corn Festival has corn recipe, cooking contest

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