Come enjoy the quaint village of Genoa this Saturday, September 25th for the Harvest Moon Festival and Back Roads Tractor Run. This year’s event features the Open Air Market, crafts, tractor run, a storefront museum, live
entertainment, food, games, farm animals, crafts and more fun for all ages. Pick up your Fall scarecrows, pumpkins, gourds, mums, and corn stalks. There will be food booths and specials in the stores and restaurants. The Open Air Market will run from 9am – 2pm.
Main Street will become an outdoor museum during start the week before and through Harvest Moon Festival. Participating businesses will display collections and artifacts belonging to local residents. Antique toys, dolls, handmade wooden tractors, clothing, artwork and other items will be displayed in windows on Main
Street. Each display will be accompanied by a sign explaining the items and identifying the owner.
Have fun turning loose straw and old clothes into a scarecrow to take home. Everything you need will be provided for $20. You can make either a child-size or adult-size scarecrow. You can even create an entire family of scarecrows for your yard!
The Back Roads Tractor Run will begin on Main Street (Rt. 72) in downtown Genoa. Tractors can be parked on Main Street or adjacent streets beginning at 8 am on September 25. The run will begin at 10 am and conclude at approximately noon. The route will leave downtown Genoa and proceed along less traveled roads for approximately 20 miles. The tractors will have a police escort and parade down Main Street. Tractors participating in the run must maintain a minimum speed of 10 mph. Slower tractors may be exhibited downtown at no charge. After the tractors have returned to downtown, all run drivers will be served lunch. The tractors will be displayed downtown all afternoon. Visit www.genoamainstreet.com for more information.
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It was a nice event! I needed a teapot so I went to Wild Thyme and found what I needed. I found some great goodies for my four-legged residents at the booth from Ledfoot's Pet Bakery.