Lost Springs planning first ?Cinco de Mayo? festival

Lost Springs will be having its first community festival, ?Cinco de Mayo on the Sante Fe Trail,? Saturday, May 15.

The festival will include wagon rides, a Mariachi Band, Jeff Davidson, Ron Wilson doing cowboy poetry, Lana?s Dance Studio with her students from Herington and the Cow Town Gun Fighters.

The event starts with breakfast at 9 a.m. and concludes at 5 p.m. Pinatas will be available for the children, as well as an inflatable moon walk, slide and ?horse races.?

A judged art show is planned with projects completed by the students at Centre schools under the direction of Megan Stuchlik.

The Marion County Tourism Bus will be available to take people to the site of the Lost Springs and the Santa Fe Monument where the owner of the property, Glenn Shields, will be available to take people on a tour of the springs. Joseph A. Basso, purveyor of the past, will also be at the monument/springs site with artifacts on display.

For more information, contact Tish Keesling at 785-561-0177 or Teresa Huffman at 620-381-3920.

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