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Winfield festival brings reunion atmosphere

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  • More than 30 entries are expected to participate in Sunday afternoon's parade, which is the staple of the Good Old Days festival in downtown Winfield.

      More than 30 entries are expected to participate in Sunday afternoon's parade, which is the staple of the Good Old Days festival in downtown Winfield.
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  • The last Cruzin Winfield car show of the year is scheduled for 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday during the second night of Winfield's Good Old Days festival.

      The last Cruzin Winfield car show of the year is scheduled for 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday during the second night of Winfield's Good Old Days festival.
    Daily Herald file photo

  • A pair of bags tournaments will held during this year's Good Old Days festival in downtown Winfield. The first bags tournament is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, and the second is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday.

      A pair of bags tournaments will held during this year's Good Old Days festival in downtown Winfield. The first bags tournament is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, and the second is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday.
    Daily Herald file photo

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On the surface, winfield's good old days is a festival with four days of live music, carnival rides and fair food. but at its heart, the summer tradition is a reunion, organizers say. "it brings back people who have moved away," said volunteer jenny saylor. "it also brings the community together." the 45th annual festival starts thursday, sept. 6, and continues through sunday, sept. 9, by the intersection of beecher avenue and church street.

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