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Rush Springs Watermelon Festival

 The 70th annual Rush Springs, Oklahoma Watermelon Festival is August 9, 2014. You can visit the arts and crafts show, amusements and carnival August 7-9.  There is food, and drink concessions at the festival.  You can even meet the 2014 Watermelon Queen, Kaylee Large. A list of scheduled events follows.

7:30 a.m.- 5k run

8:15 a.m.- announce 5k winners

9 a.m.- opening ceremony

9:15 a.m.- pioneer award winner

9:30 a.m.- entertainment

10 a.m.- tiny tots contest

11:00 a.m.- seed-spitting registration

12:00 p.m.- seed-spitting contest

1:30 p.m.- announcement & entertainment

2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.- entertainment

4:00 p.m.- free watermelon

4:30 p.m.- watermelon auction

5:00 p.m.- 77th Army Band

7:00 p.m.- tiny tots & watermelon queen coronation
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