Darke County to host “Harvest Spectacular Food Truck Rally” and talent competition

GREENVILLE — Darke County will showcase the 1st annual “Harvest Spectacular Food Truck Rally & Darke County’s Got Talent Competition” on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Darke County Fairgrounds.

The event will be rain or shine with free admission to the event.

The event will feature food trucks from the local area and also some unique options from Montgomery, Hamilton and Mercer Counties. There will be something for everyone to choose from including gluten-free options. The trucks confirmed so far are: A & B Coffee, Buckeye Burgers, Crème de la Crème Cakery, The Homestead Spud, Gyro Palace, Kettle Fixins, Kona Ice, Lilia’s Outside Café, Little Z’s Concessions, McNasty’s, Nacho Pig, Mikesell’s Concessions, Roll on In, Sinsational Sandwiches, Tennessie’s Philippine Cuisine and This Little Swine of Mine.

There is a full line-up of entertainment throughout the day in the gazebo.

There will be a huge variety of music for everyone to enjoy in the gazebo including several local musicians performing choir show music, bluegrass, country, rock & roll. The live entertainment includes the following: Abby Bower from 10 to 10:45 a.m., The Greenville Waivaires from 11 to 11:45 a.m., local Darke County favorite Noah Back from noon to 1:30 p.m., The Green de Villes from 2 to 3 p.m., The Corn Drinkers from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. and the featured band for the day will be the 2016 American Idol top 16 finalist country singer and musician Alexis Gomez.

There will also be the “Darke County’s Got Talent” competition starting at 1 p.m. in the Ohio Center Building. Singers, musicians, dancers, magicians, choirs, school groups, church groups or anybody with a talent to share are welcome. First place winner will receive $250, second place will receive $150 and third place will receive $100. Those interested in participating can email Jason for an application at: thepromoterllc@gmail.com.

There will also be several kid-friendly activities including: pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, Willie the Clown balloon artist, carnival games and Fall hay wagon rides provided by RoDaO Farm from Arcanum.

Attendees can go to the registration table located near the “Mike Tent” to enter your name in a drawing for a chance to win over $500 in prizes donated from local restaurants and businesses. Winners will be announced each hour and prizes can be collected at the “Mike Tent.”

For more details about the event and to participate in contests, go to the following www.facebook.com/cremedelacreme.cakery and click on the “Events” tab for the Harvest Spectacular Food Truck Rally & Craft Show.

For more information, contact Jason Blackburn at 937-621-2166 or email at: thepromoterllc@gmail.com.