Smart Living Weekly – August 3, 2016



Sweet Corn Event Nearly 7 Decades Old

Right in Our Region:
The welcome mat is out for the 69th annual Sweet Corn Festival in downtown Mendota, Ill. Besides hot and buttery sweet corn, the festival offers family-friendly entertainment from Aug. 11 through 14. More than 60,000 visitors are expected to attend.
“Everyone looks forward to the Sweet Corn Festival,” says Jesse Arellano, executive director of the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a time of homecoming for Mendotans. Open your e-magazine now to learn more about the Sweet Corn Festival.

Also Inside:
Your Home: Improvement Tips
Inspiration & Worship: No Matter What
Your Kitchen: Up Your Veggie Intake
Your Outing: Local Music Roundup
Your Outing: ‘The Local’ at Burpee
Your Outing: Rockford ProAm
Your Health: Purifying Your Water
Your Fun: Best Upcoming Events
Restaurant of the Week: Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

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