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COMMUNITY COLUMN: Viking invasion in Thorsby

Published 10:44am Friday, October 12, 2012

The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the festivities will begin in Richard Wood Park immediately following. Arts, crafts, exhibits, food and entertainment will continue until 2 p.m. The town’s History Museum will be open in its new location on the corner of Jones Street and Montgomery Avenue in the old bank building, and a car show ($20 entry fee) will be held in front of Thorsby School.

Bring the entire family for a day of fun, festivity and, yes, maybe even discover a little Viking kinship, too!

For more information, visit www.thorsbyswedishfestival.com.

Tracia Bussey is a community columnist for The Clanton Advertiser. She can be reached at traciadbussey@gmail.com.

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