GREENVILLE — Darke County will showcase the third annual “Fall into Christmas” Food Truck Rally & Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Darke County Fairgrounds. The event will be rain or shine with free admission to the craft show.
The $2 parking cost and proceeds will benefit Solid Rock Apostolic Church in Bradford. Solid Rock also will be collecting non-perishable food for a Thanksgiving food drive to help families in Darke County. For each non-perishable food item you donate, your name will be entered in a drawing to win over $500 in prizes donated from local restaurants and businesses.
Bring non-perishable food items to the “Mike Tent” to enter to win prizes. Winners will be announced each hour and prizes collected at this tent.
The event also will feature over 100 craft vendors and artisans from Darke, Miami, Shelby, Montgomery, Preble, Mercer, Butler, Hamilton, Warren counties, as well as several from Indiana.
From 12-5 p.m. Santa Claus, all the way from the North Pole, will be making a special appearance, and Jungle Island Zoo will offer a petting zoo and pony rides. Ro-Da-O-Farms from Arcanum will have horse-drawn wagon rides for the entire family to enjoy. Weather permitting, Dayton Area Amusements will have amusement rides and games.
The event will include more than 25 food trucks to choose from, with gluten-free options available.The trucks confirmed so far are: Latinarepas, McNasty’s, Crème de la Crème Cakery, Tin Roof Mobile, Tennessie’s Phillippine Cuisine, Sinsational Sandwiches, Potato Tornado, Pa’s Pork, Bowman’s Concessions, Cumberland Kettle Corn, Claybourne Grille, Little Z’s Concessions, Kettle Fixins, Chicago Gyros & Dogs, Wildfire Pizza, Hunger Paynes, Son of a Biscuit, Just Jerks, Hogback Pit BBQ, Liberty Grill, Funky Fusion Foods, Mo’s Mexican, D Fish D Chicken, Bohndox Concessions and The Salty Dog.
There is a full lineup of local entertainment from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., including The Teserra String quartet at 10 a.m.; Melody Line at 11 a.m.; Greenville Waivares at noon; Green de Villes 1 p.m.; Corndrinkers at 3 p.m.; and the final act, Spittin’ Image, at 5:30 p.m.
We still have additional openings for craft vendors for the event. If you are interested, please send an email to Jason Blackburn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 621-2166.
For more details, about the event and to participate in contests, check out Crème de la Crème Cakery’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cremedelacreme.cakery and click on the Events Tab for the Fall into Christmas event.