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26th Annual Great Onion Festival comes off without a hitch

by: DARCI VANDENHOEK/KAZURIIMAGES - Participants in this year's onion rolling contest try their luck during the Great Onion Festival held Oct. 13 at Archer Glen Elementary School. This year’s Great Onion Festival, held Oct. 13 at Archer Glen Elementary School, came off without a hitch.

The annual event, sponsored by Pacific Family Dental, Bittner Dentistry and Wilson Orthodontics, was well-attended, colorful and entertaining, according to Sherwood Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Bruton.

Included in the event was the onion-rolling contest, following another favorite, an onion eating contest.

Meanwhile, a variety of vendors offered handcrafted items, jewelry, handbags, local honey, kettle corn, cookies and candies.




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