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Swamp Fox Festival & Parade
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Marion Square Park - 7th Ave. & 10th St.
Marion IA 52302
Celebrate Marion’s 175-year heritage at the Swamp Fox Festival, Sept. 6, 2014. A number of family-friendly events are scheduled. On Saturday, in and around City Square Park, enjoy the 5K run/walk and kids fun run, a family breakfast, community parade, and Uptown sidewalk sales. Stop by the Marion Heritage Center and check out the new exhibit, Everything Marion: Treasured Memories. Saturday afternoon the fun moves to Lowe Park for more food, live music, and old-time games. Visit the Buckskinners Encampment and get a feel for what life was like around the time Marion was founded, enjoy live music under the amphitheater by Funk Stop and Silver Wings, and stick around for the grand fireworks finale.
Find the complete event listing at www.cityofmarion.org.