Area residents may be wondering why downtown Tryon is decorated with neck ties lining Trade Street. The town is preparing for its ninth annual April Fool’s festival, which includes a parade, outhouse race, a Mad Hatter’s Up-cycle hat contest (a runway show of hats made of recycled materials) and new this year is a scavenger hunt as well as other activities, food, beer and wine. The festival will be on Saturday, April 5 and begins with the parade at 11 a.m. (photo by Leah Justice).

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Tryon prepares to “tie one on” for April Fool’s festival

Published 3:52pm Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Area residents may be wondering why downtown Tryon is decorated with neck ties lining Trade Street. The town is preparing for its ninth annual April Fool’s festival, which includes a parade, outhouse race, a Mad Hatter’s Up-cycle hat contest (a runway show of hats made of recycled materials) and new this year is a scavenger hunt as well as other activities, food, beer and wine. The festival will be on Saturday, April 5 and begins with the parade at 11 a.m. (photo by Leah Justice).

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