Hills Market Food Fair and Spelling Bee

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Coming Saturday, it's the Hills Foodie Fair and Spelling Bee! This fabulous fundraiser (for the great organization Local Matters) will take place at The Hills Market (7860 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus) on Saturday, July 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. Kids 10 and under can attend for free.

What’s in store if you attend? More like, what isn’t in store. Check out this schedule of events: On the Main Stage: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Top Chef Kids Competition (featuring the fearsome “judging” palates of Columbus Parent editor Jane Hawes, her trusty son Colin, and Columbus Parent contributing writer Kristen Maetzold!) 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.: Hot Dog Eating Contest 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.: performance by The Shazzbots (ooh! We’ve got an article about them in the August issue!) 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Live Auction to benefit Local Matters 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Foodie Spelling Bee hosted by Wild Goose Creative 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: performance by Jason Quicksall and Bree Frick 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.: performance by The Randys

The Veranda (for the grown-ups): 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Wine Bar 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.: Blind Wine Tasting hosted by Shelley Mann of Crave! (4 wines, $5)

On the Ground: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Pepsi & CD101 Cash Grab for Local Matters

“Bee” there!