Decatur, Ala. - Always the last full week of September (22ND - 29TH), Eva Frontier Days offers old-fashioned fun for the entire family. Kicking off the 19th annual event will be a Bluegrass Jam in the gymnasium of Eva School. The highlight of the festival is the frog jumping contest, pig calling contest, and greased pig chase.
All musicians are invited to bring their own instruments and join in on the Bluegrass Jam. Following the Bluegrass Jam is a hayride on Tuesday evening and on Thursday evening is good, wholesome community singing. The festival concludes the following Saturday with the Antique Tractor and Car Show and a fun run. The day wraps up with the always popular greased pig chase.
Other activities scheduled include a frog jumping contest, pig calling contest, live entertainment, a parade, quilt show, old timer's crafts, games and more. A BBQ pork cook-off, a baking contest, a cross-cut saw contest and a quilt square contest all offering prize money is also part of Saturday's lineup. All events are free except for the Bluegrass Jam where the admission is $5 at the door where proceeds to benefit the Eva Art Guild.
For more information on Eva Frontier Days or on other special events and attractions in Decatur, contact the CVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at www.decaturcvb.org. The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County.