Oblong’s 55th Annual Fall Follies




Shara Coffman, Editor

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If  you haven’t had time to go to a fall festival, the only Oblong, IL has your back.  Saturday, October 29, Oblong is hosting their 55th Fall Follies Festival.

The day of events goes as follows:

7-9:30am: Breakfast- Central United Methodist Church

8am: Spooktacular 5K Run and Walk – Oblong City Park

9am: Pumpkin Bake – Oblong Municipal Building

9am: Arts, Crafts, and Food Booths Open

9am: Oblong School Chorus Performing – Oblong Municipal Building

10am: Little Miss & Mister Contest – Main Stage

10:30am: Homemade Soup & Trimmings Lunch

11am: Spooktacular Band Fest – Oblong Football Field

11am: Winner of the Pumpkin Bake Announced

12pm: Pedal Tractor Pull – Municipal Building

1pm: Scavenger Hunt: One for Adults and One for Kids

3pm – 6pm: Pancake Supper – Municipal Building

5:30pm: Costume Judging – Main Stage

7pm: Nighttime Parade


Come spend the whole day in Oblong or just come for a few events, but go out and have a great time.