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Okawville Heritage Days

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Top Left: Pocket Change Enterprises Owner Ron McCollom, from Mulkeytown, was there selling arts and crafts.

Left: Mike Henry sold fruits and vegetables from Simonton Orchards in Okawville.

Top Right: Soul Shake rocked the festival on both Saturday and Sunday, as played a variety of genres including pop, country, rock, soul, rhythm and blues, and oldies.

Bottom Right: Ken Hebner greeted guests as they entered the museum, and gave a historical background on the house.

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Heritage Days was held this past week in Okawville, which was hosted by the Heritage House Museum Association of Okawville, with live music, soda tasting, as well as
artisans and demos. More photos from the event can be found on Page A7.

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The 32nd Annual Okawville Heritage Days Festival was June 11 and 12 at the Schlosser Complex Historic Site, 114 West Walnut Street.

The festival gave people a look into the past, and offered a variety of entertainment.

The festival offered live music from Thursday Nigh Thunder, and Soul Shake. The festival also had Heritage Artisans on hand that demonstrated making heirloom crafts.

Excel Bottling Co. was also on hand, allowing people to taste the 18 different soda flavors that they offer. Vintage bottle collections were also on hand.

Other activities, over the two day event was a flea market, yard sales, a farmer’s market, and games and activities for kids.

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