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Orion Samuelson to headline Summerfest

Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 10:20 a.m. CDT
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A championship garden tractor pull is a popular event featured at Waterman's Summerfest, scheduled this year for July 20.

WATERMAN – Orion Samuelson, agribusiness director of WGN Radio and RFD-TV, will be the announcer at the Parade of Power and featured guest at the 13th annual Waterman Lions Club Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman on Saturday, July 20. He will also hold a signing for his recent book, “You Can’t Dream Big Enough.”

The Waterman Lions Club hosts this show on the third Saturday of each July. It is a fun-filled, all-day, family-oriented affair that will start with a 7 a.m. french toast breakfast and end late in the evening with a fireworks show. Activities will include a championship garden tractor pull (donations accepted), entertainment by The Banjo Buddies Trio, singer Mallory Wilson, a kiddie tractor pull, old-time base ball game, a cowboy quick draw, train rides by the Waterman and Western Railroad, hay rides, a petting zoo, many kids’ activities, Lions food concessions, craft and vendor booths, trophy presentations, Lions Club Draw Down Raffle, a beer garden with live music and more.

There is no admission and no charge for most events.

For more information, contact any Waterman Lion or visit www.watermanlionstractorshowandsummerfest.com.

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