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Perfect weather predicted for Kiowa's Fall Fest and Meat Cookoff Sunday


October 23, 2019

Yvonne Miller

ONE SWEET GAME AT KIOWA'S FALL FEST LAST YEAR – You don't have to suggest it twice to these boys to enter the donut eating contest in front of Main Street Coffee House in Kiowa during the community's Fall Fest last October. Garen Cantrell (at right) goes for it while Urijah Cruz takes a break to consider his strategy. You see, they must eat the donut off the rod without using their hands. Obviously they can't let their donut fall off the rod. Friend Luke Dunham gets right down there with his friends to watch. Kiowa's Main Street will be full of sidewalk games for youth at the 2019 Fall Fest next Sunday afternoon, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Halloween costume, pumpkin painting and carving contests, games

• 'Addams Family' movie at 3 p.m.

• Variety of vendors and downtown stores open

• Caricature drawings by Michael Granados

It's all about bragging rights when it comes to smokin' and grillin' meat. This Sunday, Oct. 27, Kiowa, Kansas, holds its Fall Fest and 3rd Annual Meat Cookoff from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The weather forecast is for a high of 61 degrees and sunshine.

Last year judges selected the ribs cooked by Trent Humphrey as the best. In the pulled meat category, Garrett Lohmann took first place. It will be fun to see...

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