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OTD Parade is coming Sept. 20

The always entertaining 2015 Old Timers Days Parade is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20. Marching bands, horses, floats, antique and classic cars are wanted for the 47th festival parade. Participants may enter the parade line up on Simmons Avenue in front of the Peebles Police Department entering from Old State Route 32 by 1:30 p.m.

Float, horse judging and fire department awards are at 2 p.m. on Simmons Avenue. Antique and Classic Cars awards are at 2 p.m. in the O.K. Auto Part parking lot with parade line up to follow. These cars will enter the the parade from Vine Street. Any questions about the Car Show can be directed to Freddie Evans and the Peebles Cub Scouts or call Marie Palmer at 937-587-3749.

The parade float categories are: Best Festival Theme, Most Attractive, Best Religious, Best Commercial and the Open Category. No pre-registration is necessary. Upon arrival, get a parade number and card to fill out for the parade line up.

Please leave all parade vehicle engines off until the parade kick off at 3 p.m. Horses will gather at the community garden lot on Wendell Avenue, site of the old PES gym.

Here’s a parade blast from the past as folks look forward to the upcoming Old TimersDays parade in Peebles.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Parade-Float-from-Peebles-Past.jpgHere’s a parade blast from the past as folks look forward to the upcoming Old TimersDays parade in Peebles. Submitted photo

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