Family day of fun set Sept. 25 at annual Milano Fall Fest

MILANO–Make plans for a full day of activities as downtown Milano will be booming with everything from a tractor pull to a gospel fest on Saturday, Sept. 25 during the town’s annual Fall Fest.

City secretary Carolyn Vinton said that booths space is still available for the event. Contact her at 979-224-0227.

There will be plenty of things to see that day, including a car and motorcycle show, tractor show, quilt show, huge garage sale, minirod tractor pull and plenty of music.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. for the car, motorcycle and tractor shows. The car and motorcycle shows will begin at 10 a.m. at the old Bailey Bank Building, beside the Milano Post Office, and run through 2:30 p.m.

The tractor show will begin when registration is completed and run until 2:30 p.m. The show will be held near the BNSF railroad track crossing near downtown.

Live music featuring a 50s band will begin at 8:30 on the porch of the community center, across the street from the car show.

The quilt show will open registration at 8 a.m. with the show running from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the community center, across the street from the old bank building. Prizes will be awarded to those participating.

Milano Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will be holding their huge annual garage sale in the civic center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will also be held Thursday and Friday of that week at those same times and place.

The tractor pull, sponsored by Texas Modified Tractors Pullers Association, will run from 1-5 p.m. across the street from the civic center.

Gospel Fest at the Milano First Baptist Church pavilion will begin at 3 p.m. and include a free cowboy stew and cobbler supper at 5:30.

The Milano Jamboree, sponsored by the senior citizens, will close out the days activities, starting at 5 p.m.

Friends of the Bailey Bank Building will be selling memorial bricks and cookbooks during the day inside the old brick structure.

Other things available to do that day will include flint knapping demonstrations, browsing numerous arts and crafts booths and eating at various organizations’ food booths. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed.

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