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Louisiana Peach Festival

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Clue #1 

The peach hunt has some simple rules to keep in mind, It’s not on private property.. and you don’t have to dig or destroy to find. You’re looking for a card that’s  2 by 8 inches in size, Have you got what it takes to be the most wise?


Clue #2

You need some directions to know where to look,It's east of a University and you can put that in a book. There's so many places the prize can be hidden, but looking too low should be forbidden.


Clue #3

A college education didn't make the grade and don't look at any other schools if you want to get paid. You can have lots of fun at our city parks, but no prize will be found there whether day or dark.


Clue #4

With your search we will help you concentrate, The prize is NOT hidden North of the Interstate. So don't go west to Louisiana Tech, and areas  south of I-20 are where you want to inspect.


The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosts the Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston’s downtown area each year during the fourth weekend of June. The festival, which coincides with the beginning of peach season in Ruston, celebrates Ruston’s famed produce crop and is the oldest agricultural festival in Louisiana. Festival goers can indulge in Ruston’s famous peach ice cream, peach cobbler and various other peach delicacies. Peach lovers also have opportunities to participate in the festival’s peach-eating contest or the peach cookery contest.


Additionally, the Louisiana Peach Festival features live music entertainment, an extensive arts-and-crafts market, a parade, an antique car show, fishing tournaments and more. With events that people of all ages can enjoy, the festival offers a weekend full of family fun. There is an admission fee for anyone over the age of seven. Admission is $10 Friday and $5 Saturday 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the Saturday evening music in Railroad Park are $10, or armbands that cover both Saturday admission and the evening concert are also available for purchase for $10. Pets other than service dogs are not allowed at the festival.


Music events are Friday, June 27 6:30 p.m. – Swamp Donky, 8 p.m. – The Molly Ringwalds, and on Saturday, June 28th 7 p.m. – Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, 9 p.m. – Dylan Scott, Events include Mitchell Brothers & Sons Amusement Carnival, Beta Sigma Phi Arts & Crafts Show, Antique Car Show, Lincoln Parish Park Kids' Fishing Tournament, Peach Cookery Contest, Peach Eating Contest, Baby Photo Contest, Diaper Derby, Fabric Art Challenge Quilting Contest, Parade, Children's Expo, 5K Run, Tennis Tournament, and Peach Hunt.


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