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Countless culinary treats and fun await at Dorset’s Taste event Aug.4`

Dorset will be hosting the 26th annual Taste of Dorset festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.

The day is a food- and fun-filled extravaganza, with the restaurant capital of the north woods offering a myriad of mouthwatering treats.

Live music and games, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting, minnow races, a quilt auction, silent auction, author book signings and info booths will engage audiences of all ages. The University of North Dakota’s Power On Team will present science experiments.

Four-year-old Mayor Robert Tufts, who’s gained international eminence during his tenure in office, is seeking re-election. A mayor parade begins at 12:30 p.m. with the buck-buys-a-vote drawing for the next mayor at 2 p.m. By mayoral proclamation, free candy and balloons will be distributed all day.