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Performances by a variety of acts were featured on two stages all day long, closing with a concert and street dance ’til 8.
Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison, was there to sell and autograph her book, My Kid Brother’s Band: The Beatles!. To order the an autographed copy of the book, click HERE.
A Beatles Look-Alike contest and Beatles karaoke contest were featured.
Antique cars from the ’50’s, ’60’s and ’70’s were on display in the school parking lot.
A Yesterday exhibit at the FEMA Building featured Beatles memorabilia, pictures, stoires, ’60’s clothing and other items.
A children’s area by the school featured pony rides, a bounce house and variety of activities.
Do You Want to Know a Secret? at the Community Worship Center featured a documentary, a showing the Beatles appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, and speakers on the Beatles, their visit to the Pigman Ranch and ’60’s culture.
A few of those attending wore ’60’s attire.
Vendors on the Square displayed Beatles, ’60’s and a few unrelated items.
The festival was sponsored by the Alton Community Foundation. Some of the festival proceeds went to the Alton Volunteer Fire Department Building Fund.
The Ozarks Black Gold Walnut Festival is scheduled for Oct. 4 in Alton.
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