Fall family festivities are coming to Duncan | Community


Movies, food, crafts, home decor, games and more will be coming to the Simmons Center starting September 24.

The Simmons Center will host several family events to kick off the fall season starting with the annual Family Fall Fest Craft / Vendor Show and Family Movie Night.

The Family Fall Fest Craft / Vendor Show will take place on Friday September 24 and Saturday September 25 with activities and food for the whole family.

This free entry event will feature 50 homemade craft stalls, as well as vendors.

That evening, Tom and Jerry will play the presenting role of a 9 p.m. family movie night on Friday, September 24. The cost is $ 2 for adults and $ 1 for children under 10. There will be concessions available and no outside food or drink will be allowed.

In October, the Simmons Center will also host several kid-friendly events.

Spring break camp will be held this year from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 14 and 15 and October 18 and 19 for children aged 4 to 12. The camp will organize activities for the children every day.

Thursday they will play games; on Friday there will be a movie; On Monday the kids will do a fall craft and on Tuesday there will be a costume contest.

Every day children should bring a lunch, swimsuit, towel, socks and tennis shoes.

The cost of the Spring Break Camp is $ 25 for members and $ 35 for non-members. For the four days, it’s $ 90 for members and $ 115 for non-members.

Then, towards the end of October, the Simmons Center will host a ghost house for children from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. The kid-friendly haunted house will have character to hand out sweets and prizes.

The cost of admission is $ 5 per child.

That same evening, for older children, teens and adults, another haunted house – Witches Coven Haunted House – will be available from 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. and from 9:10 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 for $ 10. per person. A daycare will be available for the youngest.

The annual Fall Fest carnival will take place during the day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 30 at the Simmons Center, featuring games, costume contest, prizes, entertainment, bounce house, food trucks, slide and more.

The cost of admission to the carnival is $ 5 per child.

Fall Fest Carnival sponsors include Duncan Builders, Newberry’s Pharmacy, Whitten Insurance, William Gossett, Climate Control, Bank of Commerce, Walmart, Senator Jessica Garvin and Friends of Marcus McEntire.

For more information on Fall Festival events, visit the Simmons Center Recreation Reception or call 580-252-2900 ext. 227. The site is located at 800 Chisholm Trail Parkway in Duncan.

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