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The festival features a parade up Main St. and a community gathering with various activities for all ages at the recreation field — including an auction of box lunches, a mustache contest, plus sack races and other games for the children.

The Chamber is now seeking bands and community groups to march in the parade. They are also in need of vendors to sell food and other crafts, with an emphasis on wares that are old-fashioned.

Obtain an application to participate in the parade or the box lunch auction on www.warrensburgchamber.com or call the Chamber office at 623-2161.

Tips on marketing farm products

Gatherings are to be held to connect upstate inns and hotels with farmers who have various products for sale, and one such event is planned for Warrensburg. The project’s goal is to give innkeepers and farmers a chance to get acquainted and encourage transactions, boosting the regional economy.

Each Innkeeper will take home a gift basket of local agricultural-related products. The workshops are sponsored by various groups including Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County, Adirondack Harvest and Warren County Tourism.

The gathering will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday April 9 at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 377 Schroon River Road in Warrensburg. Register online at: reg.cce.cornell.edu or call (315) 684-3001 by April. For details, contact Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 or taawhalen@yahoo.com.

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