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Saturday, June 10, 2006
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The mane attraction


A1 / Laura Walker
    Makenna Schumn, Willshire, pets Coca-Cola, a pony at the Mendon Firecracker Festival on Friday night.

  The festival continues today and Sunday on the Mendon school grounds. Rides open at 11 a.m. today, followed by a karaoke contest at 1 p.m., stick donkey races at 5 p.m., hot dog eating contest at 6 p.m., pie baking contest at 7:30 p.m. and Sharon Bertke singing country at 8 p.m.

  Rides open at noon Sunday. An antique garden and tractor pull begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by ball games at 1 p.m., kids games at 2 p.m. and a school open house from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. The festival also includes many other activities, food stands and bingo.