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July 26, 2012

Eufuala's Whole Hawg Days kicks off

McALESTER — “Pig Suits and Pig Snouts” — that’s the appropriate attire for the 28th annual Whole Hawg Days event that starts today in Eufaula.Whole Hawg Days is a family event that goes until Saturday night.“It’s big and getting bigger every year,” said Jimmie Phelan, executive director of the Eufaula Area Chamber of Commerce.

A carnival, rodeo, crafts for kids, parade, poker run on Lake Eufaula, car show, arts and crafts, a barbecue- cook-off and a free sandwich giveaway are just some of the festivities featured at the annual Whole Hawg Days Festival, according to Phelan.

And she said it’s all free.The event will be at Posey Park on State Highway 9 in Eufaula.Phelan said for a complete schedule of events and the necessary entry forms for the poker run and cook-off visit the Eufaula Area Chamber of Commerce at 321 N. Main St., or call 918- 689 -2791, or visit the chamber’s website

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