Downtown Elkton's annual Fall Fest will have a healthier focus and a whole new sound for 2013.
A family fun and fitness challenge and new vocal competition will be highlights of the event which is set for Saturday, September 21 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Fest festivities will kick off the night before.
Saturday events begin with the kick off of the Family Fun and Fitness Challenge at the corner of Howard and Bow streets. At 9 a.m. vendors open and kids challenges begin. From 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. there will be a Crossfit class demonstration. From 11 a.m. until noon "The Success Course for Keeping A+ Grades" for children ages 4-6 will be held.
From noon until 1 p.m. "The Success Course for Keeping A+ Grades" for children ages 7-13 will be held.
From 1-3:30 p.m. there
will be a team sports challenge featuring lacrosse, flag football, and a homerun derby. From 3:30-5 p.m., Ready, Set, Grill, Eat will be held. Area grill masters will be paired up with children. The teams will receive a mystery basket containing locally grown ingredients.
"We've shifted from Idol to The Voice. This adds a new spin to things," said Elkton Main Street Manager Mary Jo Jablonski. Adam and Blake are not expected to attend but, The Voice of Elkton contest will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. This singing competition has replaced the former Elkton Idol event. The first 15 applicants will be accepted. The entry fee is $15 per person. The winner will take home a $200 grand prize and also have bragging rights for being Elkton's first Voice winner.
For a complete schedule of events and more information about Fall Fest call 410-398-5076 or online go to www.elktonfallfest.com