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2015 Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration 5K/10K Results

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The annual 10K/5K Run and 1.5 Mile Walk kicked off events for the second day of the Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration on Saturday, September 19th.   Runners for the 10K started around 7:30 AM Saturday morning followed soon after by the 5K runners and then the walkers.

The run is an annual tradition for the festival each year and attracts more than 400 runners from across the state.  This year runners from as far away as Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota competed.  The route traveled through historic downtown Brownwood.  It began and ended at the Lehnis Railroad Museum and took runners past the Depot District, Center Park, the Lyric Theatre, Brown County Courthouse and the Guinness Book of World Record’s smallest block in the world.

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Brownwood Feels Like Home Car Show Winners Announced

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More than 50 classic vehicles were featured in the Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration car show which was held in the Brownwood Coliseum during the three day event on September 18-20th.

Local car club the Heartland Cruisers puts the show together each year, all without charging admission fees to attendees or contestants.

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Brownwood Feels Like Home Parade Winners Announced

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Winners for the Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration Grand Parade were announced Saturday morning after the parade concluded.

There were over 40 entries consisting of 93 floats and vehicles from non-profit groups, businesses, cheer leaders, gymnastics groups, marching bands and more participated in this year’s parade.

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Volunteers Rally for Feels Like Home Celebration Weekend

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The 15th year for Brownwood’s local festival, the Feels Like Home Celebration will kick off Friday, but coordinators and volunteers are already hard at work making sure this year’s event is one of the best ever held in the area.

Organizers hosted their traditional volunteer rally Wednesday at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center to officially mark the beginning of Reunion week and give volunteers their assignments and t-shirts.  The Depot was decorated with lots of balloons, and those in attendance were treated to free hot dogs courtesy of Allegiance Ambulance.

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Sisters on the Fly to Showcase Vintage Campers at Feels Like Home Celebration

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The Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration will debut a new attraction during this year's event featuring vintage campers from the group Sisters on the Fly.

Over 36 of the group’s vintage campers, along with a few retro campers, will be displayed  during the Celebration September 18th through the 20th across the street from the Lehnis Railroad Museum.   Visitors to the celebration are encouraged to tour these unique campers and talk with the group as they share their experiences of traveling across the country.

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Classic Car Show Set for Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration

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The Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration is less than a week away, and organizers are preparing for another year of fun events, including one of the favorites, the classic car show.

This year's show is set to feature more than 50 classic vehicles and thousands of expected guests in the Brownwood Coliseum during the three day event on September 18-20th.

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One More Week to Buy Advance Tickets for Feels Like Home Celebration Concert

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There is only one week left to buy advance tickets to the 2015 Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration concert.

The 2015 celebration will feature dual headliners of Josh Turner and Uncle Kracker on Saturday, September 19th, the second day of the three-day festival.

Turner is a contemporary country music singer known for his hits such as "Long Black Train," "Why Don't We Just Dance," and "Time Is Love."  Uncle Kracker is best known for his songs "Smile," "Drift Away," and "Follow Me."

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Lehnis Railroad Museum to Debut Route 66 Exhibit During Feels Like Home Celebration

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The first major museum exhibit to be showcased in Brownwood will be on display at the Lehnis Railroad Museum for three great months beginning September 18th during the Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration.

Route 66—America’s Road will cover 1,500 square feet of space at the museum. This enormous, fun, fact-filled exhibit has attracted visitors of all ages as it travels across America.

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