Eudora News and

The 16th Annual Eudorafest gets underway this Friday with a multitude of events over the course of two days.

A new feature to Eudorafest this year will be the Redneck BBQ contest which will start Friday afternoon. WDAF-TV (Fox 4) Meteorologist Mike Thompson is scheduled to do his Friday weather reports live from the BBQ competition.  Teams will cook throughout the evening and judging for the competition will take place at 1:00PM Saturday afternoon.

Also on the bill for the weekend will be many of the annual traditions that are associated with Eudorafest.  The Eudora Boy Scouts will present the flag at the opening ceremonies at 9:00 AM with the parade starting at 10:00 AM.  The parade will begin at 15th and Elm Streets and end up at 7th and Main downtown.

All during the day Saturday, you can take a look at the Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, & Tractors which will be on display in the cars show.  Kids will also have games available in CPA park along with a Cake walk. The Kansas River Gang Reenactment that has become a traditional part of Eudorafest will occur at Noon, 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM, also in CPA Park.  Eudora entertainer’s will have the opportunity to strut their stuff in the Talent Show which will start at 1:00 PM.

All day long from 9:00 AM until Eudorafest closes at 5:00 PM, you will have the chance to stroll up and down Main Street listening to musicians and wondering through the various vendor tents finding many locally made products and many of the Downtown businesses will also have their doors open to welcome visitors.

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