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Tremont Turkey Festival begins Friday

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TREMONT, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

Here's something for you to gobble about, turkey fans!

The 53rd annual Tremont Turkey Festival runs June 8-10. The festival in Tremont's City Park features food, fun and entertainment. The food selection includes the festival's legendary turkey sandwiches and strawberry shortcakes. 

On Friday and Saturday, food lines are open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., or until all turkey is gone. On Sunday, the food line is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until all food is gone. The carnival opens at 5 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

The Turkey Express will offer "car hop" services allowing for convenient pickup of food and drinks on the go. 

Admission to the festival is free. For more information, visit

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