Over the past year the Elba community has been doing a lot of fundraising to install a playground and veterans’ memorial. The playground was installed in fall 2018 and the veterans’ memorial was just recently completed.
The dedication of the memorial and grand opening of the park will be on August 10 during Elba’s first annual Whitewater River Fest.
Fest schedule of events
• 8 a.m.: 5k/mile walk registration
• 8:30 a.m.: 5k/mile walk begins
• 10 a.m.: vendor fair opens (30-plus vendors)
• 10:30 a.m.: veterans’ memorial dedication
• 11 a.m.: chicken-que, children’s games, bounce house, toddler obstacle course, dunk tank
• 11 a.m.: Logan Hofschulte live
• 12 p.m.: bingo
• 1 p.m.: beanbag tournament
• 2 p.m.: Slippin’ South live, sponsored by Tony’s
• 4 p.m.: Hammerschlagen
• 7 p.m.: street dance with Red Dirt Road Band
If you have any questions, wish to register for events, or would like to pre-order shirts, call 507-951-8712 or email email@example.com. Visit www.facebook.com/elbaWWRF for more information.