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PawPaws and Shrimp

Two of Ohio's hidden local foods are going head to head in festivals on the weekend of September 19-20. The 2009 PawPaw Festival will be held in Albany Ohio.  The fest boasts producers, enthusiasts, and paw paw beer from 10 AM - midnight Saturday and 10 AM - 4 PM Sunday.  Admission is $5 per adult; kids 12 and under are free.

these are pawpaws

The Ohio Fish and Shrimp Festival will take place in Urbana Ohio.  The fest, held at Freshwater Farms, will be open from 10 AM - 8 PM Saturday and 10 AM - 6 PM Sunday with free admission.  I have heard rumors of the delicious shirmp at this fest for the last few years but never made time to go.  This year we have the perfect excuse - my father's country eastern (i.e. hippie) band Bunty Station is playing at 5 and 7 PM Saturday.

this is my dad