The third annual event filled the parking lot at Hancock Place Elementary.
The Lemay Chamber of Commerce and Hancock Place Elementary have jointly held the Fall Flavor Festival for the past three years. Friday night was the most recent, and was just as successful as the previous two. More than 500 residents came to the school on the hill to sample the fare from area restaurants, delis, pizza and donut shops. Each entrant paid $5 for a ticket, and the proceeds were split evenly between the chamber and the school. Hancock students from all levels volunteered to take tickets and help pass out food. Last year's Fall Flavor Fest drew more than 550.
It was the second year for the event, sponsored by the Lemay Chamber of Commerce and staged at Hancock Place Elementary School.
The aura was hungry and festive: More than 550 people visited the 34 food and business booths at the Second Annual Fall Flavors Festival at Hancock Place Elementary School. Organizer Angela Lorenz of the Lemay Chamber of Commerce said the event was significantly bigger than last year. "We had to expand to the cafeteria as well as the front room," she said. "Last year we only used one space." People came out to support the chamber, see the entertainment or simply enjoy the food as tastes ranged from Buffalo Wild Wings to McArthur's Pumpkin Spice cheesecake. Oakville High School junior Taylor Rumpsa came to hang out with her friends. "I wish Oakville had something like this," she said. "My grandma told me about it and the food is amazing…