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Nisswa Fall Festival & Smokin' Hot BBQ Contest are Sept. 21


The 40th annual Fall Festival and the eighth annual Smokin’ Hot BBQ Contest will be Saturday, Sept. 21, in Nisswa.

Events will include a pancake breakfast, BBQ contest, kids’ games, bounce houses, sidewalk chalk contest, bean bag tournament, crafters/market space, live music, stage coach rides, paint ball blast, scavenger hunt, bonfires and more.

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