The 49th annual Peanut Festival, held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 18, in historic downtown Whitesboro, Texas, features events and activities for the entire family. A carnival sponsored by Holiday Auto Group will be open prior to the festival from 6 to 10 p.m., October 16 and 17 and all day of the festival.
Peanut Festival highlights include a parade at 10 a.m., more than 200 booths with crafts and displays, a food court in Trollinger Park and Kid Alley. The main stage brings a variety of events and performances, plus prize drawings. There is also a car show, quilt exhibition and a tractor expo.
Admission is free. For entry forms and more information, call 903-564-3331.