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Scene in the 209

There was plenty of fun and sun to go around in the 209 as we bid farewell to summer with festivals and celebrations of all varieties.

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Newman Fall Festival

The high temperatures didn’t stop the fun at the Newman Fall Festival over Labor Day weekend. The event included pageants, a carnival, volleyball and cornhole tournaments, a car show and lots of live entertainment. The highlight of the festival is the annual parade which drew a large crowd to downtown Newman.

City of Livingston celebrates 100 years

Sept. 11, 2022 officially marked the 100th birthday for the City of Livingston, a milestone that has been acknowledged through a series of events throughout the year. The year-long centennial celebration was highlighted with a downtown ceremony unveiling a commemorative plaque in front of the Livingston Historical Museum.

Escalon Park Fete

The annual Park Fete in Escalon marked 100 years of celebrating this year. The early August festival included a pageant, a carnival, games, entertainment and a parade that shone a light on all the people that make the small town special.