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Iron County Heritage Festival starts Friday

 

July 26, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

A group of Hurley High School band alumni practice Tuesday evening in the school parking lot for their appearance in Saturday's Iron County Festival parade, set to begin at 2 p.m. on Silver Street in Hurley.

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com

The 16-day Iron County Heritage Festival begins this weekend - Friday actually - with a passel of activities.

The festival is an annual effort by the Iron County Development Zone to market events across the county, said director Kelly Klein.

"The whole idea is to be an umbrella for a lot of different things going on and to show people there are things to do," said Klein. "It goes across the county and seems to work really well."

The events are populated by locals, but bring in visitors as well, said Klein.

"While there are the main events -...



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