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Fall into Festival provided an abbreviated 2020 Sugarbeet Festival


October 7, 2020

Jeff Finley drives the pumpkin train to take kids for a trip around the pumpkin patch. Jeff's dad, Ken, gave visitors to his pumpkin patch an opportunity to pick their own pumpkins, squash and gourds. These young passengers took advantage of a beautiful fall day to enjoy a mini-train ride.

Chinook Chamber President Daniel Dahl said he was pleased with the turnout for the Fall into Festival, the 2020 version of the Sugarbeet Festival. With concerns from COVID-19 there was some hesitancy to host even a smaller festival this year. "But," Dahl explained, "our chamber leadership wanted to have a festival and with the other activities in town, it turned out to be part of a good draw for visitors." He was especially pleased with the number of vendors who came to sell their wares. Dahl said, "This year we had vendors calling us wanting to come to Chinook."

Out south of town Finley's...

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