Events will open Friday with a carnival starting at
The Rheinberger and Weld House museums will be open from
Saturday's events will feature a 5K run/walk, mud volleyball and archery. Most competition events require pre-registration.
"Saturday is like our competition day," said
Saturday also will feature a garden tractor pull, pet parade and the start of Festival on Wheels, one of the largest open-air car shows in the
"We have over 500 cars already registered to take part in the festival," she added.
Saturday also will feature a wine-tasting starting at
Sunday will continue with a parade, the Festival on Wheels and carnival and feature performances by D'Allen Rice and
"The show will go over a lot of the history of the grape festival," Orth said.
The festival started in the 1940s.
"The mayor (at the time) felt that we needed to have some community celebration to welcome visitors to
To pre-register for an event, go to nauvoograpefestival.com.
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