Start fall off right at 2017 Music Fest

Weekend’s festivities promise delicious
smells, tastes and sounds
as fall gets underway

This upcoming weekend is simply chock full of events for area residents. Start off by trekking to the High Plains Fall Fling at Eagle RV Park, 1471 Road 13 Saturday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There are currently 17 vendors signed up and their goods run the gamut, from apparel to homemade crafts and activities. There will also be tea, fresh kettle corn, sloppy joes, homemade pies, baked goods, jams and jellies. Homemade goods include wreaths, crafts, metal decor, horsehair bracelets, western decor, leather items, specialty gifts and woodcrafts. Prospective vendors are welcome to call Alisha Owens at the Chamber until Friday, September 8 to sign up at 620-544-4305.

New this year is the First Annual IBC Sanctioned High Plains BBQ Bash at Eagle RV park. Check-In is friday, September 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Cook-off is Saturday, September 9. IBC Rules apply. The cooks will be at work from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with awards at 5:00 p.m.  Though the smells will be delectable, vendors may or may not distribute food at their discretion.

The High Plains Music Fest will take place Saturday, September 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Dirtona Raceway north of Hugoton. Featured acts include Cody Johnson, Josh Ward, Post Monroe, Stars Go Dim and Hugoton native Sydney Beesley. Proceeds from the event will go to the American Cancer Society and other local charities.