Edinburg society plans fall festival

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will hold its annual Edinburg Fall Festival on Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nellie Tyrrell and Rural Museums on North Shore Road at the Edinburg Four Corners.

Coffee, homemade treats, soups and chili will be available.

The bake sale will feature homemade pies, cookies, breads and cakes. People can drop off food items at the Rural Museum after 10 a.m., a news release said.

There will be demonstrations in the Rural Museum and craft vendors. The Nellie Tyrrell Museum has historic photographs, and children will be encouraged to ring the bell.

The third printing of the DVD “Saving the Dream” will be available for $15.

Joel and Denise Ferguson of J & D Percherons will provide free horse and wagon rides from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

People can buy raffle tickets for a chance to win one of three buckets filled with items. The drawing will be held at the close of the festival.

The society will have a business meeting Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. following a 6 p.m. pot-luck dinner. Bring a dish to share. Stew, casserole, bread, vegetables, baked beans, tossed salad, potato and macaroni salad and desserts are needed, according to the news release.

By Patricia Older

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