The team at ESB Financial will host the annual Homegrown Celebration at the Emporia Farmers Market on Saturday, July 19, starting at 8:00 AM. The event will include watermelon games for the kids, crafts for kids by the Emporia Arts Council, and a watermelon carving contest for all ages.
Registration for the games starts at 8:00 AM: watermelon rolling for kids 5 and under, watermelon eating for kids ages 6-9, and seed spitting for distance for kids ages 10-13.
Artists of all ages are invited to bring a carved or decorated watermelon to the kiosk by 8:00 AM. The winner will receive a prize from the Emporia Arts Council and a People’s Choice Award will receive an Emporia Chamber gift certificate.
Music for the morning will be provided by Lee Muller of Americus.
|Enter the Watermelon Carving Contest! Entries must be at the kiosk by 8:00, market start.|