October 10, 2023

Fall Fest to bring fun, frolicking and food to the RRC

By Patrice Bumstead
Farmer Editor

For the sixth year, the Watford City Rough Rider Center (RRC) is bringing a fun-filled fall experience for families to enjoy this coming Saturday, Oct. 14.
The annual event known as Fall Fest will kick off with a Fall Frolic 5K Race beginning at 9 a.m., followed by fall-themed activities inside the RRC from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Josh Nollmeyer, RRC Events and Recreation director says there will be something for people of all ages to enjoy this year, especially children.
“The bounce house is always a hit! Kids will be able to paint pumpkins with the Long X Arts Foundation, do and arts and crafts with members of the after school program Kids Stop,” he explained.
This year the McKenzie County Ag Expo will be providing a Pumpkin Patch for everyone to enjoy. Nollmeyer also says there will be a great selection of vendors for attendees to shop at and food trucks to eat at. “Everyone loves food,” he says.
Nollmeyer says something new to Fall Fest this year will be a raffle, in which Those who enjoy radio car racing or flowers will have a chance to win big.
“We will be raffling off an RC Truck from Extreme Hobbies and an arrangement put together by Mabe’s Flower Shop,” added Nollmeyer.
According to Nollmeyer, The weather may be changing, and the leaves are turning, but there are still plenty of things for families to do in Watford City, starting with Fall Fest.
“I’m pretty sure everyone loves fall, and fun. Make sure you come check it out.”