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Carnival, crafts, competitions featured at Algonquin Founders' DaysAlgonquin residents will come together this weekend to commemorate the town's founding fathers in a festival of food, activities and live entertainment. The independent Algonquin Founders' Days festival began in 1960, when business owners and community leaders wanted to celebrate their community, said festival board secretary Sue Bazdor.Last Updated Jul 22, 2014 9:01 PM
Carnival, crafts, competitions featured at Algonquin Founders’ DaysPosted Jul 22, 2014 3:55 PM
Algonquin residents will come together this weekend to commemorate the town’s founding fathers in a festival of food, activities and live entertainment. The independent Algonquin Founders’ Days festival began in 1960, when business owners and community leaders wanted to celebrate their community, said festival board secretary Sue Bazdor.
Paddle board fans sought for Founders’ Days competitionPosted Jul 22, 2014 3:54 PM
Returning to the Algonquin Founders’ Days festival for the second year in a row is the stand up paddle board competition. The challenge will begin at Riverfront Park, and competitors will race down the Fox River in two separate timed events. Prizes will be given out to the winners in each division.
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