19th Annual Soup Sampling Contest - with Hollidaysburg’s Light-Up Night

The 19th Annual Soup Sampling Contest will take place this Friday, November 23rd, in conjunction with Hollidaysburg’s Light-Up Night.
Ten local restaurants will compete for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place People’s Choice awards and a Mayor’s Choice award. Participating restaurants will include:
Allegheny Creamery & Crepes – Chicken Corn Chowder
Black Dog Coffee & Catering – Lasagna Soup
Buster’s Six Pack Shop – Turkey Rivel
Donut Connection of Hollidaysburg – Broccoli Cheese
The Dream – Italian Wedding Soup
Hoss’s Steak & Sea House Hollidaysburg – Chili
The Knickerbocker Tavern – Spiced Pumpkin with Cinnamon Sugar Croutons
Main Moon Chinese – Wonton Soup
Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co. – Loaded Potato
Panera Bread – All Natural Chicken Sonoma Stew
Tickets for the Soup Sampling Contest are $5 and allow for a sample of each of the nine soups, while supplies last. After sampling each, those wishing to vote for a favorite will cast a special voting ticket into the box of their favorite restaurant. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Allegheny Creamery & Crepes, Copy Rite & Banner Zone in Hollidaysburg, JEMS or Penny Lane. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event.
Light-Up Night Festivities are held on the Diamond in downtown Hollidaysburg and run from 5:00-7:30pm with the Soup Sampling Contest concluding at 6:45pm. Stick around to hear the winners announced before the official countdown to light up our town at 7pm. A fireworks display set-off from chimney rocks will follow this year’s lighting.
Other activities that evening will include musical entertainment, ice carvings, a petting zoo, a magician, visits with Santa Claus and more!
The Hollidaysburg Community Partnership wishes to thank all the sponsors for this year’s Winterfest: Carvings by Tim Klock * Grannas Brothers * First Commonwealth Bank * Hollidaysburg Auto Parts * McQuaide Blasko Lawyers * North American Communications * Sylvan Hills Golf Course * Allegheny Club of Hollidaysburg * American Legion Club * McLanahan Corporation * Hollidaysburg Rotary Club * Keller Engineers * Britz & Associates * Sheetz * Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.* Dr.’s Centar & Imler * Copy-Rite & Banner Zone * Always A Party Rentals * Borough of Hollidaysburg*

Friday, November 23, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm