KNIGHTS FERRY — The East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District is staging the second annual Stanislaus River Salmon Festival in Knights Ferry.
It takes place Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Army Corp of Engineers Park located on the bank of the Stanislaus River.
Take the Kennedy Road exit off Highway 108/120, about 12 miles east of Oakdale and follow the signs down to the festival.
The festival will host several activities for adults and children, including local arts & craft vendors, live music, face painting, fish print t-shirts, a salmon obstacle course, fly fishing demos, wildlife, and tours of the historic town of Knights Ferry (which features the longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi).
The event will also highlight educational exhibits of local agriculture, seasonal salmon runs, river restoration, and organizations working to promote clean water here in our county.
For those of you who enjoy great food, the Orange Blossom 4-H and Oakdale Lions Club will be providing deliciously prepared salmon and other tasty dishes
It’s your opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends and learn more about Stanislaus County’s diverse resources.