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Annie Oakley Festival 2012...
Festival Tradition Continues with New Activities 
February 8, 2012 

The mere mention of Annie Oakley brings to mind a legend, a legacy and a piece of American history. The life of Phoebe Anne Moses served as an exclamation point honoring the Great American West. Darke County will forever be linked to Annie Oakley as her heritage and place of birth. It is with this honor The Annie Oakley Festival will hold its 49th Annual installment on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 through Sunday, July 29th, 2012. The festival ?Honoring Darke County?s Most Famous Daughter? will feature many new events as we approach the 2012 edition and prepare for our grand 50th Anniversary celebration in 2013! 

Many of the events associated with the Annie Oakley Festival which you have come to know and love, will continue for 2012. The downtown Greenville sidewalk sales will continue as they have for many years, bringing both our community and visitors to our area into contact with local merchants, presenting their Annie inspired sales and specials. The 49th Annual Miss Annie Oakley shooting contest will be held with more details and applications to be found on the new festival web site at www.annieoakleyfestival.org. The Annie Oakley Festival parade will be held in its usual time slot on Saturday morning, with the festival?s schedule of events being rounded out by several new activities and events being planned throughout the weekend. 

A few of the new events this year will include: 

2012 Little Miss Annie Oakley and Little Mr. Buffalo Bill
Annie Oakley Festival, located at the Fairgrounds
Friday, July 27th, 2012 beginning at 7 P.M. 
This event is being sponsored by:
Diane Evans Insurance
200 Wagner Ave.
Greenville, Ohio 

2012 Annie Oakley Car Show
Annie Oakley  Festival, located at the Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 28, 2012 registration begins at 12 noon
This event is being sponsored by:
Doolittles Auto Service
3436 State Route 571
Greenville, Ohio


 
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