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Grapeland set for annual Peanut Festival this week

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GRAPELAND, TX (KTRE) -

The finishing touches are being put on the 70th annual Peanut Festival in Grapeland.

The annual event is expected to bring close to 5,000 to the small town in Houston County. The three-day even culminates Saturday night at the high school with the coronation of the Peanut Queen. The pageant features six high school seniors from Grapeland.

"There will be food booths," Eddie Childress said. "The carnival will be there to ride rides There will be music at the band stand all day long. There is something for everyone."

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