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Charleston hosts 46th Annual Dogwood Azalea Festival

(Source: Kristina Lautenbacher, Heartland News) (Source: Kristina Lautenbacher, Heartland News)
CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) -

Folks came to Charleston, Missouri this weekend to celebrate dogwood trees and azaleas at peak bloom with the 46th Annual Dogwood Azalea Festival held April 10-13.

This four day event allowed residents and visitors from other cities and states to tour the six-mile Dogwood Azalea Trail in Charleston, as well as attend a carnival and other festivities.

The theme for this year's festival was "The Glory of Spring" and held events such as the annual 5K Run/Walk, the Miss Dogwood-Azalea Pageant, and the well-known pig races.

Look for more on this story tonight on Heartland News.

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