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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-07-2005, 09:39 AM Thread Starter
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I was talking to Logtar about our annual Apple Butter Festival and Cider Press, which will be this weekend. Got any favorite small town, or big city festivals like the Greek Fest, German Fest, and Polish Fest?

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Bay City has a pretty small Polish fest... besides that around here, in Saginaw there is a big greekfest... and well Midland has some events but not related to any festivity. The Midland fair is big... but nothing compares to Chicago

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I can't wait for the first western suburb person to tell me RIB fest.

but truth be told, street festivals in the city are alot of fun. jazz fest downtown could be cool, but like blues fest and any other festival in the park they usually get way over crowded.

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My wife loves the strawberry festival up in Long Grove. also the festival of the vine up in geneva is cool, good food and tons of wine tastings all over town. Me I've always been more of an October fest person. beer and sausages, life is good and cholesteral Skyrockets




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Turkey Testicle Fest up in Byron, IL. this weekend.

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I've heard about that one I cant believe people actually eat those.




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Lisle Eyes To The Skies Balloon Festival. Been goin to it every year for last 3 years, good food, not tooo crowded (but busy nonetheless) and fun stuff to do.
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Korean festival which was sometime around june/july, located on foster and kimball, bomb ass grub.

German fest on Western and Lawrence, never been but i hear it's a lot of fun.

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Although the planners to do a little revamping in the future, On The WaterFront in Rockford, is generally at least a good time.
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