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WIZARD OF OZ FESTIVAL NO MORE IN INDIANA

Posted by zeakster on December 1, 2008

CHESTERTON — The organizers of a Wizard of Oz festival that attracted thousands of fans of the classic 1939 film to watch parades of costumed characters say this year’s flood-plagued festival was their last.

http://www.news-sentinel.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081201/NEWS/812010332

Ironic weve just elected our own wizard (still dont know who is behind the curtain).

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2 Responses to “WIZARD OF OZ FESTIVAL NO MORE IN INDIANA”

  1. Mark said

    The Wizard of oz fest is Back In Chesterton, Indiana! Visit The website! http://www.ozfestchesterton.com~!

  2. oz Crazy said

    The world-famous Oz Festival returns to its home downtown Chesterton, Indiana! Join Dorothy and her friends for a weekend of fun, magic, and excitement! The actors who played the Munchkins in the original film will be on hand to sign autographs and pose for photos. The festival also features Emmy Award-winning producer and Wizard of Oz/Judy Garland historian, John Fricke; Judy Garland’s stand in from the film, Caren Marsh-Doll; curator of Judy Garland’s film costumes, Michael Siewart; and several other Oz Celebrities. Young fans can meet Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch live in person.

    Join us on Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20, for a weekend of fun in charming downtown Chesterton!

    For more information, please visit: http://www.OzFestivalChesterton.com or contact me directly at WizardofOzfan39@aol.com

    Please note: The Wizard of Oz Festival is now under the guidance of the Duneland Business Initiative Group, a non-profit organization which strives to provide the Duneland area with quality, family-themed events. DuneBIG also puts emphasis on community involvement and unity between business and organizations.

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