• Last modified 221 days ago (Oct. 18, 2023)


Fall fest to get donation

Marion City Council voted Monday to give up to $500 of guest tax money to support a fall celebration Saturday.

The “Fall-o-ween” event will run from 5 to 11 p.m. and include a costume contest at the Historic Elgin Hotel; an open house at Kari’s Kitchen; a downtown book walk; food vendors; pumpkin Olympics with pumpkin bowling, pumpkin slingshot, pumpkin chucking, and tin can toss; a hay maze; a showing of the movie “Hocus Pocus”; a beer garden from 7 to 11 p.m.; and a street dance from 9 to 11 p.m.

Bill and Essie’s BBQ, Salsbury Sweets, and Scoops and Sweets will serve at 301 E. Main St. between 5 and 11 p.m. Halloween costume contest winner will be announced just before the movie.

Last modified Oct. 18, 2023