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Fall pumpkins helped decorate the Kosh Heritage Day festival and set the theme for Fall in the Ozarks. (Hill ‘n Holler staff photo)

Fall pumpkins helped decorate the Kosh Heritage Day festival and set the theme for Fall in the Ozarks. (Hill ‘n Holler staff photo)

Koshkonong, Mo. — Kosh Heritage Day festival had a sparkling clear temperate Fall day, and festivalgoers enjoyed a variety of activities and vendors — from pumpkins to chasing chickens.
The Hill ’n Holler was there Saturday and brings you scenes from the Koshkonong Heritage Day festival.
This cheeky chicken lost the chase to chicken chaser 10-year-old Hogan Wallison of Rover, Mo. Below is a closeup of his chicken.

This cheeky chicken lost the chase to chicken chaser 10-year-old Hogan Wallison of Rover, Mo. Below is a closeup of his chicken.

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Marica Hunsperger, 12, of Koshkonong holds her prize chicken, accompanied by a friend.

Marica Hunsperger, 12, of Koshkonong holds her prize chicken, accompanied by a friend.

This nifty airplane was on display to remind people that Kosh once had an airport and former President Harry Truman landed there on a campaign tour back in the day. The plane is a 1960 Stits SA6B Serial #one. Kosh Trading Post provided the plane.

This nifty airplane was on display to remind people that Kosh once had an airport and former President Harry Truman landed there on a campaign tour back in the day. The plane is a 1960 Stits SA6B Serial #one. Kosh Trading Post provided the plane.

Another view of the plane  (Kosh Trading Post photo)

Another view of the plane (Kosh Trading Post photo)

Benji, a year-old long haired dachshund, visited the festival in hopes of finding a home. He was brought by the West Plains Regional Animal Shelter  If you are interested in Benji or any other pet, please stop by the shelter at 1438 State Route BB by or call (214) 256-8438.

Benji, a year-old long haired dachshund, visited the festival in hopes of finding a home. He was brought by the West Plains Regional Animal Shelter If you are interested in Benji or any other pet, please stop by the shelter at 1438 State Route BB by or call (214) 256-8438.

An elite team of dancers from Attitude Dance Studio in West Plains put on at show to entertain the crowd. Below are two more shots of their performance.

An elite team of dancers from Attitude Dance Studio in West Plains put on at show to entertain the crowd. Below are two more shots of their performance.

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This is one of the variety of craft vendors at the show. Reba McGinnis of West Plains makes these colorful rugs from double knit fabric.

This is one of the variety of craft vendors at the show. Reba McGinnis of West Plains makes these colorful rugs from double knit fabric.

All of these yummy home made goods are available weekly at the West Plains Farmers Market. The Market, located on Washington Avenue just off the Square, is open April through November, Wednesdays  and Saturdays 8 a.m to 2 p.m.  The producer-only market offers everything from eggs to natural beef, baked goods, jams, soaps and art work. Selling at the festival is Laurel McGivney of Mountain Laurel Farm in West Plains, Mo.

All of these yummy home made goods are available weekly at the West Plains Farmers Market. The Market, located on Washington Avenue just off the Square, is open April through November, Wednesdays and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The producer-only market offers everything from eggs to natural beef, baked goods, jams, soaps and art work. Selling at the festival is Laurel McGivney of Mountain Laurel Farm in West Plains, Mo.

Giving away free cupcakes and prizes were the staff of MoCat and Cow Veterinary Clinic  of Koshkonong, Mo.

Giving away free cupcakes and prizes were the staff of MoCat and Cow Veterinary Clinic of Koshkonong, Mo.

Winners of the Archery Contest held by Kosh Trading Post  (Kosh Trading Post photo)

Winners of the Archery Contest held by Kosh Trading Post (Kosh Trading Post photo)


Hill ‘n Holler staff photos by Caroll Lucas (unless otherwise noted)
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