Hunter White, of Alvin, tries to rope a calf during the 2014 ACC Fall Festival.

ACC hosts 40th Annual Fall Festival

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Alvin Community College celebrates the 40th year of the annual Fall Festival on Oct. 24 on the college campus.

The event will include games, arts and crafts and food booths sponsored by local businesses and campus clubs and organizations.

“The ACC Fall Festival has been a Halloween tradition in Alvin for 40 years,” Student Activities coordinator Amanda Smithson said. “We are so excited to continue providing a fun and safe Halloween experience to the families in our community.”

The Fall Festival will also feature a costume contest, hosted by the Alvin Nursing Student Association. The contest is open to kids of all ages. Prizes will be awarded in numerous age categories and one for best overall. Entry fee for the contest is $2.

The ACC Softball team will again host the 5K Zombie Blood Run during the Festival. Check in and registration is at 4:30 p.m. and the race begins at 5:30 p.m. Registration is $25 and includes a free t-shirt. For more information e-mail [email protected]

Also included this year will be Halloween Story Time in the Theatre. Originally created to provide an alternative to trick or treating on Halloween, the ACC Fall Festival has become the college’s largest event of the year. It is estimated that over 7,000 kids and family members attend each year.

Vendor booths are still available for the festival. The cost for each booth ranges from $40 to $60.

The Fall Festival will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the main campus, 3110 Mustang Road. For more information about the ACC Fall Festival, to reserve booth space or sign up for the Zombie Run call 281-756-3686 or visit the ACC Marketplace at www.alvincollege.edu.

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