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35th Annual Freedom Fest in Annapolis

Fall is in the air making it a perfect time to take a beautiful drive to the quaint little town of Annapolis to enjoy the 35th annual Freedom Fest!

The fun begins on Friday at 5pm with a Ham & Bean Dinner/Ice Cream Social, Cake Walks & Bingo with Prizes!

It will end on Saturday with the drawing of the Freedom Fest Quilt and a Kayak drawing.  Make your plans now…..come on out and have some fun at the festival!  See our schedule and check us out on Facebook or at

For info concerning the following please call:

Vendors –    (573)747-7009 or (573)315-9789                       

Parade –       (573)598-2222

Freedom Fest is coordinated by South Iron Community Betterment Association and is sponsored by Platinum Sponsors; Specialty Granules and Poplar Bluff Realty.

Gold Sponsors are:  Peoples Community Bank, Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy, Black River Traditions, Adams Heating & Cooling, Brian Parker; IC Prosecuting Attorney, Black River Hideaway Campground, Bobbie Brown RE/MAX Best Choice and JAD Home Care Services    Also, many Silver and Bronze Sponsors.

Friday, October 7

12:00pm – Vendors

-paddle boats

-bounce house

5:00pm – Ham and bean dinner

-Free ice cream social

5:30pm – Cake walks (throughout the evening)

6:00pm – Free Bingo with prizes

Saturday, October 8

7:00am – Biscuits and gravy in Community Center

9:00am – Parade line-up (school parking lot)

-Car Show at Annapolis First Baptist

-Food and craft vendors open

-Voting for “Teeny”, “Tiny”, and “Pumpkin” Prince and Princess begins.

10:00am – Parade

-Flag Raising Ceremony at flag pole

Parade Theme – “Rollin’ On the River”

2022 Grand Marshal: Gerald and Lynn Dinkins

Float awards

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