A western Crawford County tradition, Old Eckerty Days, will return this weekend and, as always, there will be plenty of contests, music and food.
The two-day festival will begin Friday evening with the Lil' Miss and Master Contest for ages 2 to 4 at 6. Then, at 6:30, there will be a Junior Princess Contest for girls ages 5 to 10. For more information, call Rachel Mitchell at 972-9056.
Also on Friday, at 7:15 p.m., there will be a Princess Contest for girls ages 11 to 15. From 6 to 7:15, the Eckerty Queen Contest will be held for girls ages 16 to 21. For more information, call Jessica Andry at 1-812-613-0000.
A karaoke contest will be Friday evening at 8 for ages 12 and older. Call Simon Schwartz at 568-0810.
On Saturday, there will be a Pretty Baby Contest for ages 0 to 24 months from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Rachel Mitchell at 972-9056 for more information.
There will be music all day Saturday. There also will be a magic show and raffles.
The parade will be at 1 p.m., and there will be a cross-cut tournament at 4.
Food will be served on both days. Breakfast will be offered on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Dinners will begin at 11.
For booth information, call John Schwartz at 338-9015.