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Emlenton Summerfest 2014


Looking for a weekend full of family fun and entertainment? Your search stops here!

Come enjoy the Emlenton Summerfest July 11th, 12th, and 13th. It’s less than a five minute drive from The Foxburg Inn Hotel! Fill your weekend with great festival food, games, entertainment, and end your day with a relaxing night in a fabulous room at The Foxburg Inn Hotel. This weekend, you will find activities for all ages to enjoy. Call now to book your room at The Foxburg Inn Hotel (724-659-3116) for this coming weekend. Rooms are filling up fast!

Friday, July 11th Activities

8:00am – 5:00pm – Townwide Trash & Treasure Sales

8:00am – 6:00pm – Digital Scavenger Hunt – Any team (2 or more people of any age) can enter the digital photography scavenger hunt. Stop to register at the yard sale map table (on Main Street, corner of UniMart parking lot). The team with the highest number of points wins.

10:00am – Noon – Jr. Fishing Derby – Open to any child ages toddler to 16. The Derby will take place at the North Shore of Kahle’s Lake. Arrive before 10:00am to register. Age groups will be Toddlers thru age 7, 8 to 11 year olds, and 12 to 16 year olds. Prizes will be awarded in each age group for first fish caught, most fish caught, and biggest fish caught. Each child will receive a hotdog, chips, and pop for participating.

6:30pm – Little It Deli’s Colossal (Sandwich Challenge) – The Colossal Challenge is an eating challenge of fried Mortadella sandwich. It is a 2.5 pound sandwich with 1 pound of Mortadell, a half pound of cheese, a huge bun, and various toppings. You must pre-register so there are enough sandwiches prepared. Little It Deli is located on Main Street in Emlenton. Click here  for more information about Little It Deli.

7:00pm – Emlenton’s Got Talent (Kids Only Talent Show- Located at the Emlenton Crawford Center Auditorium. The performance is open to the public. Join us and enjoy tomorrow’s performers today!
8:00pm – Street Dance – Located at the Emlenton Crawford Center Parking Lot.

Saturday, July 12th Activities

8:00am – Softball Tournament on top of the hill – Come watch the annual Softball Tournament. It is a single-pitch, double elimination tournament. In event of rain, the tournament will be held on Sunday, July 13th.

8:00am – Adult 5K Walk/Run – Rain or Shine. Registration and Starting Line are located at Hughes Park on top of the hill by the ball fields. The out-and-back rolling course will be run on paved and gravel roads. It’s a newly designed course! Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each category. Race Day registration is $25.00. Contact Carrie 724-867-0929 for more information.

9:00am – Raft Race – Emlenton to Parker. Watch to see whose homemade raft will make the float from Emlenton to Parker.

10:00am – Kids Mini Marathon – This is a free activity open for kids ages 7 to 12. The race will take place at Hughes Park. Children ages 7 to 9 will compete in a ¼ mile run and ages 10 to 12 will run a ½ mile race. Each participant will receive a finisher’s medal.

10:00am – Kids Bike Race – This event will take place on Main Street in front of the bank. To participate you MUST wear a helmet. There will be NO exceptions. Registration begins at 9:30am for children ages 6 to 9. Registration begins at 2:00pm for a race time of 2:30pm for children ages 10 to 12. Kids participating in the race are invited to ride in the parade!

10:00am – 4:00pm – Pony Rides- Pony rides will take place behind the Emlenton Mill. For more information about the Emlenton Mill, click here.

10:00am – 6:00pm – River Golf – This event will take place at the Riverfront Apartments until 6:00pm or until golf balls run out. See if you can make a hole in one on the Allegheny!

10:30am – Kids Scavenger Hunt – This event will take place at Hughes Park. It is open to all children 12 years of age and younger.

Noon – Frog jumping Contest – Must be under the age of 14 to enter. Bring your own frog to the Emlenton Crawford Center Gym. If your frog doesn’t jump, you will be given a second chance after all contestants have been given their turn. The age groups will be 7 and under and 8 to 14. Prizes will be given for 1-3 longest jumps, most unique, smallest, and largest frogs.

Noon – 3:00pm – Make-Your-Own Tie-Dyed T-Shirt- Amazing Stitches will be holding sign ups Monday – Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm. You will select your T-shirt size at registration. One T-Shirt per child. Cost will be $3.00 for children 12 and under and all others $5.00. Click here for more information about Amazing Stitches.

1:00pm – 8:00pm – Kiddieland – Visit the Emlenton Crawford Center Parking Lot for a children’s area full of games and activities. This is free to all kids!

1:30pm – Ice Cream Eating Contest – visit the Emlenton Mill Creamery for an Ice Cream Eating Contest. For more information about the Emlenton Mill, click here.

4:00pm – Rubber Duckie Race – This event will take place at Mineral Springs Park. Race will start at the walking bridge. Each duck costs $5.00.

6:00pm – Summer Festival Parade on Main Street

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Music on the Patio of the Emlenton Mill. For more information about the Emlenton Mill, click here.

Dusk – Fireworks by Pyrotecnico

Sunday, July 13th Activities

Noon – 4pm – Car/Truck/Bike Cruise on Main Street – Registration starts at 10:30am. Look for the signs! There will be a $4.00 entry fee and awards in various categories.

Click here for more information about the 2014 Emlenton Summerfest.

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