CONTINENTAL - The Continental Fall Festival is an annual event held in downtown Continental that showcases the spirit of the entire community of Continental. Held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the end of Sept. each year, the Continental Fall Festival has games, activities and events for all ages. Since the beginning of the Fall Festival, community members have joined forces to create an event that everyone will enjoy.

On Friday, Sept. 20, of the festival, events focus on the family. One of the highlights of Friday evening is the first Annual Chili Cook Off, where event attendees have the opportunity to take part, taste some world famous chili and have a lot of fun. The entertainment for Friday night will be Nashville Crush from Lima.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, events kick-off with the eighth annual SAL Car Show, continues with the Zac's Voice 5K Run, Wing Cook Off, Poker Runs, Small Tractor Pulls, Burnout Contest and more. The Festival winds down with a performance from The Menu's from Cincinnati.

Sunday features the parade, the Wing Cook-Off and the Pie in the Face contest.

Friday, Sept. 20

5 p.m. Festival Opens

5p.m.-10 p.m. Amusement Rides Open

5 p.m. Food Stands andBooths Open

5 p.m. Baked Potato Bar

5 p.m.-10 p.m. Christian Music @ Wollam AG Lot

6:30 p.m. 1st annual Chili Cook Off

9 p.m.-midnight Nashville Crush (Adults $4.00, Kids $2.00)

Saturday, September 21

8 a.m.-11 a.m. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

9 a.m. Zac's Voice 5K Run

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. SAL Car Show

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Craft Show

10:30 a.m. Small Engine Poker Run

11 a.m. Food Vendors, Booths Open

Noon-10 p.m. Amusement Rides Open

Noon Hayrides

Noon-4 p.m. Pumpkin Painting (all ages)

1 p.m. Adult Cornhole Tournament (16+)

1:30 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull (reg @ 1:00)

2 p.m. Hayrides

3 p.m. Pizza Eating Contest

3 p.m.-7 p.m. Wing Cook Off

3:30 p.m. Dodgeball

4 p.m. Burnout Contest

5:30-7:30 p.m. Karaoke

9 p.m.-Midnight LIVE! THE MENUS ($7.00 Cover)

Sunday, September 22

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. SAL Dinner

Noon-5 p.m. Amusement Rides Open

Noon Food Vendors, Booths Open

1:30 p.m. Festival Parade

2:15 p.m. Pie In The Face Contest

3 p.m. CHS Band Performance

3:30 FAMILY FEUD GAME SHOW ( Adults Only)

5:00 Drawing For Prizes