Gowensville Fall Festival supports community center

Published 9:15 am Thursday, November 8, 2012

Tony Martin of the Foothills Antique Power Association draws a lot of attention with a 1909 engine which he repaired after rescuing it from an old dairy farm near Camp Croft. (photo submitted by Ellen Henderson)

The lines will form before 8 a. m. for breakfast at the Nov. 10 Gowensville Fall Festival.

A big favorite are the creamy grits topped with tomato-bacon gravy made by long-time breakfast cook, Penny Dean. Sausage, gravy and butter biscuits are also featured on the menu.  Andy Zuidema’s grilled hot dogs have folks waiting patiently once the switch is made to lunch about 10:30 a.m.

The festival concludes at 2 p.m. with drawings for a king-size quilt made for the eighth year by Jean McRay and a gas grill donated by Freeman Gas. The festival takes place at the Gowensville Community Center, on Highway 11 near the intersection with Highway 14.

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– article submitted by Ellen Henderson