The Annual Our Lady of Angels, Fall Festival this year will be returning with exciting activities and fun for the whole family on Friday, September 8, 2017, from 6pm-11pm; and on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 2pm-11pm. The popular rock climbing wall, inflatable obstacle courses, and the popular toilet bowl races will be returning this year! All-inclusive wrist bands cost $15, individual tickets may be purchased as well. New for this year, participants can earn prizes while testing their skills at kicking a soccer ball into the goal or to throw a baseball the furthest. The Midway Games have enjoyed a reinvigoration for 2017, giving participants young and old a chance to play games and win prizes.
What festival would be complete without food! We are bringing back some of the popular food trucks from last year, such as Hatfield’s and East Coast Custard! We will also have a great selection of family friendly concessions and the Annual steak dinner on Saturday night following the 4pm mass (5pm). A limited number of steaks will be grilled. Get there early to make sure you get one! Dinners cost $15 each! Finish it off with some desert from our bakery sale!
Calling all pie bakers! This year we will be holding a pie contest. Compete in fruit or custard category. Drop off your pie any time before 4:30pm on Saturday. Judging will take place by 5:30pm.
Adults can wash down their food at the Beer Garden! We plan to have an enlarged selection of offering this year. Adults can continue the fun in our Casino found in the Primary Gym throughout the festival.
Entertainment will be provided on the big stage, Friday evening beginning around 7pm by Craic Brothers, a local Irish Band. The festivities will begin on Saturday with the polka stylings of Johnny Squeeze, followed by the ever popular, Westies to close out the evening.
Also, new to this year, we will be having a Kids, Cookies and Characters from 2pm-3:30pm on Saturday. Kids can come and mingle with Princesses and Heroes while decorating and enjoying cookies!
Sign up for this year’s Corn Hole tournament! Registration begins at 2pm on Saturday and the tournament will start at 3:00pm. Players must be 18 years or older. Entry is $30 per team of two. Cash prizes will be awarded for the 1st and 2nd place team. Register online at http://www.olacougars.com/FallFestival_CornHole.html.
Raffle tickets are still available at the church and at the door for big cash prizes! Tickets may be purchased for basket raffles and special raffles at the Pastor’s Corner. Come and support the church, make new friends and visit with old ones. Volunteers are still welcome to sign up at the back of the church. Many hands make light work, and many more are needed.