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Little Rock corn show continues through Sunday

LITTLE ROCK, Iowa -- Just as gardeners are harvesting their bounties of produce, the small town of Little Rock is gathering the entries for its 69th annual Little Rock Corn Show.

LITTLE ROCK, Iowa -- Just as gardeners are harvesting their bounties of produce, the small town of Little Rock is gathering the entries for its 69th annual Little Rock Corn Show.

From cabbage and corn to tomatoes and potatoes, visitors to the show will get to see the entries and take in the rest of the sights and sounds of this northwest Iowa event.

Flowers, crops and produce were entered Thursday, with the carnival opening later today. A complete schedule follows:

Friday
Salem Food Stand Open

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Late Afternoon: McDermott carnival rides open, Main Street
5:30 p.m.: Gospel Gold Quartet of Sioux Falls under the tent
7 p.m.: Button drawing for prizes

Saturday

Salem Food Stand Open
7:30 a.m.: Registration for walk and bike ride in T&C Park
8 a.m.: 5-, 10- or 25-mile bike ride; 3-mile walk
10:30 a.m.: Pedal Pull, south of the Presbyterian church
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Pork Dinner at City Hall
1:30 p.m.: 15th Annual Golf Ball Roll on Main Street
2 p.m.: Corn Show Parade (rain delay is 5 p.m.)
3 p.m.: McDermott carnival rides open after the parade
5:30 p.m.: Bluff Ridge Band performing classic country and rock n’ roll under the tent
7 p.m.: Button drawing for prizes
9:30 p.m.: Teen dance

Sunday
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Omelet/German Pancake Brunch at City Hall. Free-will donation accepted.
10 a.m.: Joint church services under the tent
Noon: Co-Ed sand volleyball tournament in T&C park
1 p.m.: Bean bag tournament in T&C park
1 p.m.: Antique tractor pull in T&C park. Freewill offering will be taken
1 p.m.: Soap box derby, by the water tower

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