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Autumn Harvest Hoedown At Pokagon SP, Sept. 24

Music and square dancing will highlight Pokagon State Parks annual Autumn Harvest Hoedown on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Sponsored by the Steuben County Tourism Bureau, the hoedown is free and open to the public after paying the standard park admission fee of $7 per in-state vehicle or $9 per out-of-state vehicle.

It will run from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the South Beach parking lot. In case of inclement weather, it will move to the CCC Shelter.

The Prairie Fire String Band will provide music featuring banjo, string bass, guitars, fiddle, penny whistle, hammered dulcimer, mandolin and multi-voiced harmonies. Square-dance caller Marlin Whitaker also will be on hand.

No square dancing experience is required.

Angola Boy Scout Troop 125 will provide a cookout and snacks. A campfire will keep dancers warm. Participants should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information, call (260) 833-2012.

Pokagon State Park ( is at 450 Lane 100 Lake James, Angola, 46703.