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Festival entertains children in Marathon County

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Children in Marathon County enjoyed a rainy Saturday indoors.

People of all ages attended 41st annual Children's Festival at Marathon Park.

Organizers say about 2,500 people attend on average, most of them children.

Children enjoyed a variety of activities, including drawing and even woodworking.

More than 20 organizations hosted booths at the event.

"This is an opportunity for kids to explore, to try new things, to be in an environment with other people and other kids to share their experiences with their parents," said Karyn Powers, the Recreation Superintendent of Marathon County.

The event was sponsored by the Wausau And Marathon County Parks and Recreation Department and the Children's Festival Committee.

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