LOCAL ART: Examine fine displays of paintings at the first Baptist Church CLC. The exhibit is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closed Wednesdays and at 2 p.m. Saturday for the parade.
ARTS & CRAFTS CONTEST: See exhibits created by talented individuals like needlework, sewing, foods, canning & homemade ornaments at the First Baptist Church CLC on Frank Street. Open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
CANDLELIGHT TOUR: See a historic village brought to life as it was in the 1800’s by Tri-Kappa Sorority members and their families at Spring Mill State Park on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4-9 p.m.
COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL TENT: A full block-long tent filled with great displays. Browse the products and services offered by area merchants and register for free gifts. Located on Sixth Street. Open from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
PHOTO CONTEST / DISPLAY: View color and black & white photographs covering a variety of categories. Vote for your favorites. Location is at the First Baptist Family Life Center. Open Monday through Friday noon to 8 p.m.; and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.
EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT SHOW: On the first Saturday of the festival, Sept. 17, local firefighters and EMS will be stationed near Mitchell High School to display emergency equipment. Weather per- mitting, a helicopter ambulance will land, allowing folks to tour it and see how it works.