Today is your last chance to get to Grafton for the annual Towboat Festival.  The two-day event wraps up at 4:00.  Alton Regional Convention & Visitor's Bureau spokesman Gail Wallace tells The Big Z the festival gets you an up close look at the inner workings of a towboat.

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There will be many satellite events around town as well, including a shrimp boil at the Grafton Oyster Bar.  Today's event will run from 11am-4pm at the Grafton Harbor.


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