BACKUS -- The Backus Corn Fest will be held Aug. 12 and 13, featuring a parade with prizes and old-fashioned games.
The parade will start at 11 a.m. Aug. 12. Other events that day will include Junior Queen and King, dunk tank, new games (horseshoes, softball, etc.) and a flea market at 9 a.m. on Main Street.
Following the parade, the corn feed will offer fresh corn on the cob, sloppy joes, potato salads, dessert, coffee, etc. Serving will begin when the parade is over.
Plane rides, at $30 a load, will be available.
Coronation will be at 5 p.m. Aug. 12 with a talent contest immediately following for all ages.
On Aug. 13, bingo and meat raffle will take place at the Backus American Legion.
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