The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

September 21, 2012

Pelican Festival part of area’s fun fall season

By Sarah Guinn
Globe Staff Writer

GROVE, Okla. — The pelicans are already on Grand Lake, according to Tad Jones, executive director of the Grand Lake Association. And the weather looks great for a fun weekend of fall festivities, he said.

On tap for this weekend is the 29th Annual Pelican Festival in Grove, Okla. The carnival offered as part of the festival will run from 6 to 10 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Har-Ber Village will have free admission all day Saturday, Jones said.

Part of the festival’s events include:

“We should have a great show and lots of arts and crafts and entertainment,” Jones said.

Details: 918-786-2289 or

Other festivals scheduled for this fall include: