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A dunk tank at the Festival helps cool off in the summer heat. (photo sent)

The day will begin with the raising of the flag of the George D. Worth Color Guard, North Georgetown Post 574. The national anthem will be played, accompanied by an opening prayer.

The auto show will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The garden tractor draw will take place at 1 p.m.

For the very first time, a baby contest will take place during the event. It will take place at 3 p.m. in front of the Mac Trailer Stage. The deadline for online registration is July 13. Pre-registered competitors must check in by 2:15 p.m. Age groups are 6-12 months, 12-18 months and 18-24 months. For more information about the contest, contact Amy Nezbeth Wallace at 330-257-4803.

Children’s wristbands can be purchased at the Homeworth Community Group box office for $5 each and provide unlimited access to the bouncy houses, Mini Golf Hole, train rides and the famous Kiddie Tractor Pull.

Children’s activities will be an important part of the Knox Township Festival. (photo sent)

One of the highlights of the event will be the Mechanical Bull Duel, which will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will challenge riders to compete to see who can stay atop their bull the longest. Rides are $5 each.

Hot air balloon rides will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for $10 each way.

Food vendors at the event will be serving festival food and beverages throughout the day. The dunk tank will also be available all day – participants will be able to show off their goals.

A gun and cash raffle will also take place, with 1,000 tickets available at the box office until they are all sold out.

The evening will be provided by the Burning Blue Band, which will play from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and the Southern Roots Tribute Band, which performs from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

The Kiddie Tractor Pull is a popular event for children at the Festival. (photo sent)

The Homeworth Community Group thanked the North Georgetown Fire Department, as well as so many others who helped make this event possible. “It’s a very diverse, hard-working, tight-knit community, and I’m very proud to be associated with this community and this city,” said Amy Nezbeth Wallace, a member of the Homeworth community group.

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