Rend Lake College to host First Warrior Fest


By WSIL Events

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 18, 2014

Location: Ina, IL

Event Description

The event, scheduled for Oct. 18, will feature a car show, flea market, and tons of children’s events across the Ina campus.
Flea Market: 9am - Craft and flea market vendors are welcome to register for the event, which will be held in the west parking lot on the Ina campus. Registration forms will be available online Aug. 1 and can also be picked up at the RLC MarketPlace in Mt. Vernon.
Spots at the flea market are $10 each for a 12-by-12 foot space. The flea market will end at 3pm. For more information about the flea market, contact Whitney Chaudoin at 618-244-9525, Ext. 2000 or
Children’s Activities: Headlining the children’s activities will be the annual Big Truck Day, hosted by the RLC Foundation Children’s Center in the west parking lot. The event is being held from 9 a.m. until noon and will feature an open house, a petting zoo, several inflatables, and many big trucks. During Big Truck Day, parents will also have a great opportunity to meet the center’s teachers and staff, and pre-register for child care in the spring. A silent auction will fill the hallways of the Children’s Center to raise money for new playground equipment, and door prizes will be available for those in attendance. For additional information about the children’s events or Big Truck Day, contact May at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1393 or
Car Show: 10am in the east parking lot. Registration for the show costs $10 and will be done the morning of the event. Dash plaques will also be available for the first 125 participants.The official judging of the cars will begin at 11am and participants will be eligible to win one of several awards. Photos of the car and owners will be taken by RLC between noon and 2 p.m. Trophy presentations will begin at 2pm in Warrior Way underneath the Academic Building. In addition to trophies, there will also be door prizes and event T-shirts for $10. Hot Rod Nights will emcee the show. For more information about the car show, contact Nigel Thompson at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1806 or
Other Activities: The fall-themed event will also feature hay rides, video gaming, hand and chair massages by the RLC Therapeutic Massage and Cosmetology programs, food and beverages provided by RLC Culinary Arts, and much more.
For more information about Warrior Fest, contact Erin Morris at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1714 or

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