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Oblong Fall Activities


The annual Oblong Fall Follies is coming up on Oct 28, 2023. This is an exciting time in the one and only Oblong!

There are a variety of activities that take place on this day. There are different locations for these activities so ensure you pay attention to the location so you do not miss out on anything fun!

Some things you will enjoy during the Fall Follies are:

  • 5K Run
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Pumpkin Bake off
  • Magic Tricks
  • Soup Dinner
  • OHS Spooktacular Band Competition
  • Pancake Supper
  • Main Street Vendor Booths
  • Memories Photo Booth
  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Oblong Schools chorus performance
  • Little Tots and Little Miss and Mr contests
  • Kiddie Tractor Pull
  • Travis Henry Band
  • Costume Contest.

To wrap up the festivities of the whole day you can attend a parade that starts at dusk. A small tip is that if you want a good seat you will want to go early and set your chairs up! People come from all over to watch this parade, Illinois’s largest nighttime parade, and enjoy the festivities of the Fall Follies. If you have younger family members be sure to inform them of this fun day as well. They can dress up and attend the parade and have a great time! Do not miss out on this amazing parade that usually has cool lights and amazing bands.

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 I am Preston Cooper, a high school junior navigating the halls with a curious mind and a heart full of ambition. I'm all about finding the balance between academics, friends, and those unforgettable moments that shape who we become. Whether I'm studying , hanging out with my friends, or simply enjoying the rhythm of everyday life, I'm here to make the most of this incredible journey. Join me as I embrace the challenges and triumphs of being a junior in high school, and together, let's create memories that'll last a lifetime.

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