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Lenexa Spinach Festival and baby crawl to be held this weekend

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The 31st Annual Lenexa Spinach Festival celebrates Lenexa's farming history, with a variety of activities embracing food, fun and family. The festival brings thousands of visitors to browse nearly 60 art, fine crafts and antique booths with a variety of family activities, live entertainment and spinach-themed festivities.

Visitors can enjoy a sampling of the World's Largest Spinach Salad, dine at the food court and plan for a day of fun for the whole family. Children can take part in the Swee'Pea baby crawling contest, rock-skipping contest, Home Depot crafts, face painting, inflatables, cane-pole fishing, a balloon artist, games and more.

Additional activities include the spinach recipe contest, cooking demonstrations, wine and beer tents, live musical entertainment, and photo opportunities with Popeye and Olive Oyl.

The festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, located at 87th & Lackman Road in Lenexa, Kan.

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $1 per person; kids 12 and under are free
Parking: Park at Lenexa City Hall or southeast corner of 95th & Lackman; free shuttle service
Website: www.lenexa.com/spinach
Phone: 913.477.7100
Facebook: www.facebook.com/cityoflenexa
Twitter: @cityoflenexa (event hashtag is #LenexaSpinFest)