Fowl play

Published 8:53 pm Monday, October 3, 2011

Joseph Tine holds a chicken at the Columbus Farm Festival Saturday, Oct. 1. In addition to chickens, visitors to the festival saw ducks, geese and turkeys, as well as horses, goats and many other animals. Visitors also could buy fresh produce at an extended version of the Columbus Saturday tailgate market, browse through displays of agricultural equipment and watch crafts demonstrations. Horse and buggy rides with a narrated tour of Columbus, live music, many food options, face painting, games, a clown and animals from the Foothills Humane Society were also popular attractions. The festival was sponsored by the Polk County Agriculture Development Office, Town of Columbus and the Polk County Cooperative Extension Center. (photo by Leah Justice)

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