St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City will host its annual school carnival from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the school gym. A wide range of activities are planned.
The event starts at 5 p.m. with a soup and chili dinner, running until 7 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal will include soup, chili, crackers, cheese, dessert and a drink. Cost is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children and free for ages 6 and under. Concessions, offering hot dogs, chili dogs, nachos, popcorn and candy, will be available during the event.
A costume contest will kick off activities at 6 p.m. Entries from infants through adults are welcome.
A silent auction will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Games, which will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will include bingo, ring toss, dime pitch and many more. New games this year include a zombie catch, jack-o-lantern toss, phantom fishing and musical chairs.
At 8:30 p.m. a drawing will be held for adults and kids. A wide range of prizes will be available, including Branson tickets, Grand Country Music Hall, Amazing Pets, Grand Country Show, and gift cards from Flummerfelt's Town and Country, Walmart and Casey's General Store.
Kid prizes include bikes, toys, savings bonds, gift cards, an iPod, and a Strike Zone bowling party.
Tickets will be sold for $1 each or six for $5. Participants do not need to be present to win. Children can get tickets for youth prizes for 50 cents.
Prize donations for the dime pitch can be dropped off at the school.