The annual fall festival at Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, will be Sunday, Oct. 28, from 3-7 p.m. on the ball field and parking lot. The stage will be in the center with games and inflatables lining the edges of the ball field and 36 craft vendors and Car Cruise-in located in the parking spaces around the ball field. There will be a diverse blend of music, including the church's Chancel Choir, which will open the festival, along with the Crossfire Worship Band and Nashville Christian Recording Artist, Sean O'Bryan Smith. Food will be available throughout the day.
Memorial's Mobile Health Coach will offer mammograms, which should be scheduled by calling 423 495-4040 or 866 591-2254. There will be a chili cook-off and blue ribbon dessert contest. To register or sign-up contact Bart Daniels at Bart@burks.org. All children are invited to wear their Halloween costume for the costume parade, which will begin at 4 p.m. on the main stage, with winners of the chili cook off and dessert contest announced following the parade.