Things Are Poppin’ In Eden for the 50th Annual Corn Festival!

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The 50th Annual Eden Corn Festival is August 1-4, 2013.  This popular event celebrates the huge bounty of fresh juicy corn on the cob produced by Western New York farmers.

Parades, a carnival midway, a full list of live entertainment and (of course) a corn on the cob eating contest are the hallmarks of this now half-century tradition in Erie County (kids love the corn husking competition).  A large craft show, old car show and the crowning of the festival’s King and Queen are always popular events here.

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What:  Eden Corn Festival

Where:  Eden, NY (Erie County)

When:  August 1-4, 2013

Website:  http://www.edencornfest.com

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About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit www.upstatenewyorkbooks.vpweb.com
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