Culver Fall Fest schedule at a glance
Friday, Oct. 18
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception for local artists - Culver area artists' (some you may not have realized are artists!) works will be displayed in the Mackie building at 110 S. Main Street, during an open-to-the-public meet and greet.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Winners of the scarecrow contest will be announced during the artists' reception at 110 S. Main.
Saturday, Oct. 19
9 a.m. Start of the 5k fun run and walk, starting at the Culver beach lodge. Sponsored by Culver parks and recreation dept. Pre-register online at www.culverchamber.com.
9 - 11 a.m. Children's "I am an artist" art lessons (pre-registration required at unlockedcreativity.com) with Shelly Schrimsher, Unlocked Creativity, at depot on Main Street.
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Local artists' art gallery open, 110 S. Main.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Photo booth fun with Culver Photos.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Street fair with vendors (between Madison and Washington Streets) including restaurants, food booths, independent vendors selling wares, and more.
11 a.m. Corn hole tournament (pre-register online by age at www.culverchamber.com). Sponsored by Culver Young Farmers.
1 p.m. Chili tasting and cook-off (pre-register at www.culverchamber.com) with $200 in prize money for winner. Lot at the corner of Main and Jefferson Streets.
1 - 3 p.m. Children's "I am an artist" art lessons (pre-registration required at unlockedcreativity.com) with Shelly Schrimsher, Unlocked Creativity, at depot on Main Street.
4 p.m. Beer garden opens, with live music by Acoustically Speaking. Culver Coffee Company, 634 Lake Shore Drive.
4 - 6:30 p.m. Culver history hayrides (hayride with narration of Culver historical sites). Starts from depot. Sponsored by the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver.
5 - 9 p.m. Haunted house at the Culver beach lodge. Sponsored by CYCO (Culver Youth Comm. Organization).
7 p.m. Moonlight paddle and local ghost story (starts on public beach, paddle to Long Point and back. Sponsored by Culver Academies' Wellness Dept. and the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver.
9 p.m. Live music with Beautiful Disaster, Lakehouse Grille, 620 Lake Shore Drive.
Sunday, Oct. 20
Kids Day, downtown
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Local artists' art gallery open, 110 S. Main.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Photo booth fun with Culver Photos.
10 a.m. - noon. Live, all-ages music.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pumpkin and face painting (includes take-home pumpkin). Sponsored by Culver Academies Service Club
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Local children's author Jack Johnston will read his book, "The Ice Cream Hotel" intermittently.
11:30 - noon. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" live marionette performance by Stevens Puppets.
12:30 - 1 p.m. Second performance of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" live marionette performance by Stevens Puppets.
2 p.m. Pet costume parade (two-block parade with judging, categories, ribbons, and 'poo' bags).