West Taylor to host annual festival

FLEMINGTON— If you’re looking for a fun family activity to celebrate fall, then look no further. West Taylor Elementary School will host its annual Fall Festival, Saturday, October 20.

The event is scheduled from noon to 4:00 p.m., and is this family fun event is open to the public.

Principal Jamison Fisher shared that she is excited for this year’s fall festival, and would like to ask the community to please join the for an affordable family fun-filled day at West Taylor Elementary School.

The Fall Festival is the Parent Teacher Organizer’s biggest fundraiser for the year, and the money is used to send students on field trips and help pay for other school activities such as Memorial Day Parade t-shirts, Brunch with Santa, Family Night, end-of-year Fun Day, fourth grade graduation, Scholastic News magazine and other PTO sponsored activities.

Hayrides, cakewalks, raffle baskets, silent auctions, bounce houses, games, concessions and face painting are just some of the activities planned throughout the day.

According to organizers the event has expanded every year to include new activities, games and exciting prizes to keep the festival fresh.

One of the highlights of the festival will be their raffle baskets filled with tons of goodies for everyone.

This year’s raffle baskets include a 60” Hisense 4K UHD TV with HDR, an American Girl Doll with VIP tickets to the American Girl Live musical in Pittsburgh, a Polar Express Basket that includes tickets for four on the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, a Nintendo Switch and much more.

Raffle tickets are $2 for the TV, American Girl Doll and Polar Express items. All other baskets are $1 for one ticket, or $5 for six tickets.

Some of the other baskets include a camping basket, Lego basket, fishing basket, kitchen basket, baking-with-kids basket and a money tree.

The raffle baskets will be set up in the main hallway. In addition, in the cafeteria there will be numerous silent auction items on display.

While in the cafeteria, be sure to stop by the concession stand where there will be many tasty baked goods being sold.

The day is sure to be fun for the whole family. So, get ready to come out and have a great time while supporting WTES.

“The West Taylor Fall Festival would not be possible without the generosity of the community.  We are so grateful for all the donations from parents, extended family, businesses, and the neighbors,” expressed Fisher. “Saturday, October 20th is a great way to celebrate fall by coming to the West Taylor Elementary School and enjoying the hayrides, games, face painting, cake walks, and many more activities.”

“Again, this is the PTO’s largest fundraising event and the monies go to field trips, curricular supplements, family nights, end-of-year fun day, and more. So, we hope that you will come out and support our school and students,” she added.

WTES is located just off of U.S. Route 50 and Meadland Road, on the western end of Taylor County, a few miles from Bridgeport, Grafton, and Fairmont.


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