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Frogtoberfest adds games

Fall festival slated Oct. 1 at Waynesville City Park

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@gannett.com

Ready to hop into fall? The 19th annual Frogtoberfest event will celebrate the new season with a variety of games, food, music and more. The celebration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at Waynesville City Park.

According to festival committee member Rhea Anne Mathews, this year’s event will feature some new activities for children.

“Basically, we have many of the things we’ve done before, but this year we are adding something we call the ‘Kiddie Olympics,’” Mathews said. “Primarily, it will be a course for smaller kids with activities like a balance beam, a burlap-bag toss — a lot of little activities for little kids to have fun.”

The festival will have it’s traditional kids’ games, as well, and children can enjoy pony rides. Children and…     Read More...