‘KidFest’ in Cuero Thursday
Tell your mom to put on her cape and mask and head to downtown Cuero to take part in the KidFest Super Mom competition at 7 p.m. Thursday that features timed events such as peanut butter and jelly sandwich making, diapering a baby and folding laundry. The fastest mom wins a child's bicycle plus tickets to a major Texas attraction, according to a news release from Cuero Main Street, sponsor of KidFest.
KidFest, from 4 to 8 p.m. in downtown Cuero, will also include a fathers' competition, Heels 4 Wheels. At 6 p.m., dads will don high heels and race down Main Street battling for a child's bicycle and tickets to a major Texas attraction, according to the Victoria Advocate.
The kids can also compete in Pickles for Nickels at 5:30 p.m., a timed dill pickle eating contest to win a jar filled with 250 nickles. There will be also be an inflatable water slide, bungee jump and video game truck from San Antonio where kids can play a choice of video games from PlayStation, Wii and Guitar Hero, to name a few.
San Antonio magician Mark Travis will perform at 5 and 7:30 p.m.
There is also a 1-mile fun run beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Cuero Wellness Center.
KidFest is free to the public. Everyone who registers has a chance to win one of several door prizes including the grand prize of a trip to New Braunfels complete with two night's hotel accommodations at Courtyard by Marriott, tickets to Schlitterbahn, Rockin' R River Rides and Natural Bridge Caverns, according to the news release.