Teddy Bear Parade returning to Railroad Festival

The Appomattox Historic Railroad Festival announced that the Teddy Bear Parade is making its return down Main Street on Sunday, Oct. 10.

“The Teddy Bear Parade is something near and dear to me; I remember it as young child, and I want to continue the tradition, so I am bringing it back,” said Stacy Purcell.

Purcell is the second vice chairperson for the festival board, and she and her husband R.J. Purcell Jr. of Purcell’s Motorsports is the sponsor of this event.

Registration for the Oct. 10 event begins at Courthouse Square in front of the old courthouse steps at noon that day.

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