Butter tarts and run against crime

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Crime Stoppers of Sault Ste. Marie & the District of Algoma is hosting a Butter Tart Festival on Sunday, October 1st from 10am – 2pm in Bellevue Park.

The event kick-starts with a 5K and 10K Run Against Crime! at 10am. Runners can sign up in advance by going to our website or on race day.  After the run there will be a 1K Scavenger Hunt fun run for children 12 and under. Followed by the Butter Tart Bake-Off at noon where you can be the judge!

Festival admission is by donation and activities will include local vendors, food trucks and concession stands. The Balloon Man will arrive at noon and there will be a bouncy house for the kids to enjoy!  You will also be able to “Dunk A Cop” in a Dunk Tank thanks to the generosity of the Echo Bay Township and the volunteers from the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service. David’s Tea will also be out to support the cause by running a refreshment stand.

Schedule of Events:
Runners Line Up: 9:50 am
Run Against Crime!: 10 am
1K Scavenger Hunt Fun Run: 11:30 am
Butter Tart Bake-Off: Noon
Winner will be announced: 2pm

All of the proceeds from the Butter Tart Festival and the Run Against Crime! will stay local to assist in supporting the mandate of the Crime Stoppers Program.

Visit www.saultcrimestoppers.com or call the Crime Stoppers office at (705) 949-6300 ext. 211 for more information.
Juliana Kent