Coloma will be “hopping” on April 9
Hop Into Coloma April 9
It’s time to get out of the house and enjoy spring. And, what could be a better day than Coloma’s “Hop Into Coloma.” There will, pictures with the Eater bunny, a craft fair, raffle and fun for the whole family. The day begins with a Peep Diorama Contest so put together your “Peep Scene, “ entries are due at 8 am on Saturday.
The schedule is subject to change, but so far:
8:59 Dioramas for Peeps Contest Due
9-3pm: Sweet Love Artisan Chocolates
10-1: Walk ins for Front Street Creations
1pm: Front Street Creations Pre-registered SPRING SIGN workshop.
Rock Painting Challenge at the Coloma Hotel with Front Street Creations!
Lunch available for Purchase at the Craft Fair
Pictures with the Easter bunny.
Book sale and Lucky Swag Bag giveaway at the Coloma Library!
And as always we have specials at our local restaurants and businesses.
Put April 9 on your calendar and be sure to “Hop Into Coloma.”
Peeps Contest Rules
Entries are due April 9th at 8:59 am. Dioramas can be dropped off at the Coloma Mercantile, 159 Front Street, Coloma, WI 54930
In-person judging will take place April 9th 9 am – 3 pm. Winners will be announced April 11th at Noon from Stem Sensations via Facebook Live.
How to Enter the Contest: Create a unique diorama using Peeps marshmallow candies as the main characters. Take cues from history, current events, pop culture, politics, trends, art & more! We particularly enjoy entries that have a creative play on the word “peep”.
Diorama Dimensions/Size Limit: While there are no specific criteria for minimum or maximum diorama dimensions, please keep your diorama the size of a shoe box or boot box to ensure that we will be able to accommodate the maximum number of entries. Please keep your creations appropriate for all to see. Theme must be written on or in the diorama. Battery operated lights may be used to enhance your display.
Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
1. a creative & original concept
2. creative use of and/or manipulation of peeps
3. artful design
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
• Best in Peeps Grand Prize Award
• Peep-les Choice Award
• Adult Category
• Family or Group Category
• Children’s Category (13 & Under)
Grand Prize: One night stay at the Mall of America Radisson Blu and passes for the Nickelodeon Universe and Moose Mountain Adventure golf. Over $600 in value donated by Hearts of Wisconsin Media 106.1 FM
Gift Basket from the Coloma Hotel
Spring Floral Arrangement from Stem Sensations valued at $50
Gift Basket from Front Street Creations valued at $50
Gift Certificate from Flyte Family Farms and Fieldstones valued at $50
Questions: Please contact Carrie Flyte (715) 570-2683 or firstname.lastname@example.org