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Baby, photo events kick off Corn Fest

Entry deadline is Sept. 17 for both shows

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

The 24th annual Grundy County Corn Festival Baby Show and Photo Contest will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Morris Community High School auditorium.

Entries are $7 for each show and may be dropped of fat the Corn Festival office, 909 N. Liberty St., Morris. The office is in the train depot. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Corn Festival office entrance is at the back of the building. Deadline for entry is 5 p.m. Wednesday. No entries will be accepted by phone, fax or mail. No entries will be accepted on the day of the show. Entries for children younger than 6 months of age will not be accepted. Categories are: 6 to 12 months, 13 to 23 months, 2 years, 3 years and 4 to 5 years. Boys and girls are judged separately. There is also a category for twins and/or triplets.

For information, call 815- 942-2676 or visit

Deadline for parade applications is Friday

Corn Festival parade applications are due Friday.

The parade steps off at 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Applications are available at the festival’s office, 909 N. Liberty St., or visit 

For information, call the Corn Festival office at 815-942-2676. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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