The "Wonka Fest" fall festival for kids to benefit Nash Elementary will be Saturday at the 'Sportsplex' by Healthcare Express.

The "Sportsplex By Health Care Express" is hosting a great fall event that is for the whole family. The "Wonka Fest' will be from 10 am until 2 pm at The Sportsplex By Health Care Express 5610 Richmond Road in Texarkana.

The costume contest gets everything underway at 10 AM. There will be three categories in the contest:

0-3 years

4-12 years

Family or group (at least 3 people)

The first-place winner in each category will receive a cash prize of $100. There will be carnival-style games for the kids to play. You also have a chance of winning prizes or a Golden Ticket. Those Golden Tickets can win you designer bags, to bicycles, and more.

There will also be a sweet shop set up in the Klondike Academy daycare center where attendees can purchase confections from local bakers and confectioners, You will also be able to decorate their own cookies, or fill grab-bags with free candy and sweets.

All proceeds will be donated to benefit Nash Elementary School.