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posted: 9/18/2012 5:49 PM

Gurnee parks fall fest

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The Gurnee Park District invites the community to celebrate fall's splendor with the first Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 6. The event is noon to 4 p.m. at Viking Park, 4374 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee. Admission is free and includes an "Apple Dumpling Area" complete with kids' games, electric train rides, crafts, 9-hole putt putt course and petting zoo and children's musical entertainment by Dream Tree Shakers at 12:30 p.m. There will also be tractor-pulled hay rides, a make-your-own carmel apple station (for purchase) sponsored by the Gurnee Rotary Club, and Kountry Kettle Corn and other concessions available for purchase. For information on this or other park district events and programs, visit or call the weather hotline at (847) 599-3774 for inclement weather plans.

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