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Weldon residents are inviting central Illinois to be a part of their annual Homecoming festival this Saturday.

 

Alysha Brockman says they will have entertainment for kids, a car show and entertainment across a whole day of activities at the community park.

 

 

The truck and tractor pull starts at noon. Chet Walters explains they set up across the street from the community park behind the softball field. He notes they start at the 4,000-pound tractor class and finish with the turbo classes and stock gas and diesel pick-up trucks.

 

 

Brockman also adds there will be a car show. The show is from 2 pm to 5:30 pm. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome at the show.

 

 

The Weldon Festival Committee is putting the activities on. Brockman says the committee is in their second year aiming to provide fun activities for the community to participate in.

 

 

The Weldon Homecoming is this weekend, Saturday, August 17. Learn more by searching 'Weldon Festival Committee' on Facebook.

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