Dress up as your favorite Jedi, Star Wars character or that special outfit to tell Santa what you want for Christmas & enjoy fabulous flying pancakes. Walk-ins welcomed as space allows. 10am & 11 am seating. Tickets are
Presented by Mathico School of Mathematics
First through Eighth grades will compete by grade in 2 rounds of challenging math problems. The competition is limited to 10 competitors per grade & the overall winner will be crowned the Math Champion!
Presented by Learning Rx
Lego Robot Competition
Presented by Robot Academy
Just like the traditional Japanese sport, the combatants try to force each other out of the ring.
Bridge & Skyscraper Challenge
Presented by Engineering For Kids
Do you the ability to build a bridge or skyscraper that can withstand the most weight? Then this challenge is for you. Kids in grades K-8 will compete in age groups to see who are the best engineers in training.
Presented by Dragon Chess Center
Enter now for the Chess Challenge featuring a tournament style format in 3 different age group levels. To register by mail click here.
Kids Monster Drawing Contest
Presented by Rick Isbell, Author & Artist of "Blame it on the Monsters"
Presented by Game U
Author Signings & Readings
Children and parents can join the authors as they take them on an adventure. Listen to them tell their story and share with your children the excitement of reading. Authors will also have their books available for signing.
Do you have a book you would like to read or a seminar to present, click here to sign up.
VIDEO GAME ADVENTURESMr. Game Room mobile video games will be there to provide all kids with video game fun and adventures!
Usborne Books will be there with their latest inventory of books for all ages from pre-reading to pre-teen.
Holiday Kids Clothing & Toy Sale
Featuring Three Bags Full Consignment & Family Play Area by Recreations OutletThe Holiday Sale area will feature great values on gently-used and new clothing, toys and so so much more family friendly stuff. Click to find out more information about the Holiday Sale
Flying Pancake Breakfasts
- 10am - Breakfast with Santa - Lausche Main Entrance, Breakfast & Drawing space
- 11am - Star Wars Breakfast - Lausche Main Entrance, Breakfast & Drawing space
- 9:30am - 2pm: Chess Tournament - Chess Challenge space
- 10am - 12pm: Math Challenge - Main Stage
- 11am - 1pm: Lego Robot Sumo Battle - Robot Academy booth
- 12:30 - 2pm: Drawing Contest - Lausche Main Entrance, Breakfast & Drawing space
- 1 - 4pm: Minecraft Tournament - adjacent to Fun Zone space
- 1:30 - 3:30pm: Spelling Bee - Main Stage
- All day: Bridge & Skyscaper Building - Engineering for Kids booth
Author Readings & Workshops
11:00: Family Workshop
How do you talk to your Children about Money
John Blakely/The Blakely Group - Transamerica Agency Network
11:30: Author Reading
Karen Haueisen Crissinger
Author: Big Kids Flush, & Big Kids Wash the Dishes
12:00: Family Workshop
Tips for the College-Bound
Beth Probst - At the Core
12:30: Author Reading
Michele Darrall Zavatsky
Author: "Kids Love Travel" Guides
1:00: Family Workshop
Benefits of Homeschooling: and the entrepreneurial spirit given to your child while raising them from home
Tequila Cousar - Momprenuer & Blogger
1:30: Family Workshop
FAMILIES LOVE TRAVEL - Let's Plan Some Day Trips…on a budget!
Michele Darrall Zavatsky - Family Travel Mom & Author, KidsLoveTravel.com
2:15: Family Workshop
Family Fun through Language
Trisha Mikula - Mikula Speech Therapy
2:45: Author Reading
Richard A. Isbell
Author & Illustrator: Blame it on the Monsters
All day at the Usborne Books booth
Activities and Entertainment on the Smiles 4 Life Main Stage:
- Math Challenge, presented by Mathico School - 10am - 12pm
- Star Wars Lightsaber Demonstration, presented by Royal Arts Fencing Academy - after Math
- Challenge: approx. 12pm
- Paulette's Princess Parties Presentation: 1pm
- Spelling Bee, presented by LearningRx - 1:30 - 3:30pm
- Family Bingo with KidsLinked.com: 3:30 - 4pm