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Bike Wheaton Festival to celebrate bicycle's 200th anniversary


WHEATON – This year's Bike Wheaton Festival, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 in Memorial Park in downtown Wheaton, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the invention of the bicycle.

The festival will feature a parade, bike rodeo organized by the Wheaton Police Department and vintage/historic bikes.

More than 110 people attended the 2016 festival, put on by the Downtown Wheaton Association and Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee.