The fourth annual Pig Roast and Craft Show will be held at Elba Village Park from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 10. Admission is free.
"We're expanding off of the Onion Festival to bring community closer," said Carrie Mudrzynski, member of the Elba Betterment Committee, which is hosting the event.
More than 50 local vendors and businesses will be there, along with live music. The Mud Pit is cooking the meat. Plates are $10 and you can choose from pulled pork or hamburgers, and more. The Elba Betterment Committee is providing additional food.
- Front Porch Pickers
- Mac and Company
- Bobby and the Pedestrians
Although the beloved Onion Festival is history, after it began nearly 80 years ago, an Onion Queen will still reign. The Elba Volunteer Fire Department is holding the contest, so the tradition will continue.
The Onion Queen Parade will start at 3:45 p.m. Eight girls will be in it, riding on convertibles, and waving, of course. At 4:30, they will crown the Onion Queen.
Beforehand, at noon, there will be a Kiddie Parade.
Elba sports boosters will have a dunk tank.
There will also be four bounce houses, costing $5 for unlimited use, and various games provided by Extended Sound from Wyoming. (Prices to be determined.)
Antique tractors from local farms will also be on display.
"Our biggest objective is to make this family affordable,” said Joanna Soules, president of the Elba Betterment Committee.
On-site parking is provided along with traffic control by Elba Volunteer Fire Department.
"While there are many donations, this event is funded by the Betterment Committee using monies from previous fund raisers," says Elba resident Pauline Miano.
This event is rain or shine; there is shelter available in case of rain.
If you are a vendor and want to be included you can email the Elba Betterment Committee at: [email protected]
Editor's note: The story has been corrected to reflect information provided by Pauline Miano and "Kim."