Nowthen celebrates its past at Heritage Festival

Nowthen hosted the city’s fifth annual Heritage Festival Saturday at Nowthen Park and city hall.

Don Greenberg tells stories about the town and history of the area. Photo by Bill Jones

Don Greenberg tells stories about the town and history of the area. Photo by Bill Jones

It was a busy schedule of events starting with a pancake breakfast and wrapping up with fireworks at dusk.

The day’s events also included a 5K race and giant pumpkin contest, craft fair, farmers’ market, antique tractor display, hay wagon rides and other fun family activities.

The city’s past was also on parade as part of the Nowthen historical display.

Food, live music and a business expo all showcased the best of the community.

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