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Farnam Founder’s Day celebration June 20-22

Farnam residents are getting ready to celebrate their annual Founder’s Day celebration.

The event is set for June 20-22 with plenty of activities throughout the three-day period.

Organizers highlighted just a few of the events on the list.

New to the celebration will be a Johnny Cash impersonator (Paul Eve from Branson, MO) who will perform in the Farnam High School gym on Friday, June 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained at the door or by calling 308-320-4005.

Some of Saturday’s activities include:

A five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run on Saturday, June 21. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the football field behind the school with the run at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $15 if pre-registered or $20 the day of the run.

A car show and shine from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 308-569-2439.

A horseshoe tournament is set for 1:30 p.m. north of Clyde’s Bar & Grill. The entry fee is $10 and more information can be obtained by calling 308-569-2364.

A barbecue rib cook-off south of the park at 5:30 p.m. A choir from Mid-America College will perform.

A church service is planned at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 22, in the high school gym. The Nazarene Church is in charge of the service and the Mid-America College choir will perform again.

A more complete schedule of events will be published in the June 4 issue of The Times.

The public is invited to share in the activities.

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