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Come to the Western Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 2 and see the Payson Cougars Senior Softball Team take on the Arizona Vintage Base Ball League’s Stars & Stripes team in a game of old-fashioned (1860s) base ball at Green Valley Park. The Payson team includes (back row, from left) Rudy Peru, Pete Salinas, Duwayne Morder, Jay Larson, Roger Johnson, Jess Chavarria, Jerry Carlson, (front row, from left) Bob Romelfanger, Sam Boggs, Bill Hinsley, Lou Felix, Mike Leigh, Ken York, Bob Marley, Neil McVicar, Ed Votroubek. The game is at 1 p.m., but the festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature music, demonstrations, food vendors and more. The event is free and presented by the Northern Gila County Historical Society.

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Historic Main Street is the place to be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1 for First Friday festivities and more. Photographer Gerri Levine will be the featured artist at the Artists of the Rim Gallery. In addition to the great art in the gallery, Artists of the Rim will be having a “Bargain Sale” under the gazebos in front of the gallery. 


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