Fall Festival Lip Sync Contest

The Fall Festival Lip Sync Contest will be held FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 at 6PM at CITY PARK GAZEBO.

Prizes will be award to children in the following categories: Male Soloist, Female Soloist, and Group
Age divisions for competition will be as follows: K-1st, 2nd -3rd, 4th-5th and 6th and older
Dress up like your favorite singer or band and lip sync to their song. All songs will be faded out at the 3-minute mark. NO EXCEPTIONS. ONLY 2 OF THE SAME SONG WILL BE ALLOWED, SO GET YOUR REGISTRATION IN EARLY. Please bring your own CD of the recorded song. For more information, contact Community Services at 592-5262.

To register, please complete the Lip Sync Registration Form and return it to our NEW OFFICE LOCATION at 137 N F St, Exeter, Ca. 93221.

Participants Name(s): If participating in a group category, please list name, grade and phone number of all participants. If in a group, you will compete in the grade category of the highest grade in the group. We must also have a signature from each child’s parent or guardian in order to participate.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS: Wednesday, October 11, 2017


Fall Festival Horseshoe Tournament

Get out those horseshoes and start practicing! Exeter’s Fall Festival Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017. As usual, the tournament will be a round robin style, with 6 players. Each game will be a 40-shoe cancellation. Ties for first place will be settled by a play-off time permitting or total points. Ties for second place will be settled by ringer average unless group is handicapped.
You will be notified after October 6, 2017 as to which class you have been assigned. Pitching times are tentative. You must be available to pitch at any time. Class times are as follows:

Classes A: 9am B: 9am C: 11:30pm D: 11:30pm E: 2pm F: 2pm

** Please note: Only the FIRST 36 PAID PLAYERS will be allowed to participate.


*Please sign in at least 30 minutes prior to your class starting time.

Raffle…..You do not have to be present to win!!!!!

Registration fee is $25.00. Participants must complete this registration form below and mail it to:
P.O. Box 237, Exeter, California 93221

or bring to the Parks & Recreation Office at 137 N. F St.

For more information please call Danny Kyle at 661-448-7583 or Exeter Recreation at

Horseshoe Form

You can also download this form, here.

Family Fun Night

Bring your family to the annual Family Fun Night
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
5pm – 7pm
Downtown Exeter
(After the Pumpkin Carving Contest)

Purchase your wristband for games at Mixter Park for only $3.00
Adults can get their Passports at Mixter Park.

Chamber members will be participating with games in the downtown area. Be sure to get your wristband for only $3.00 to participate in games. WIN A PRIZE AT EVERY GAME!!!!!!

For more information, call 592-2919.


Pumpkin Carving Contest

2017 Fall Festival Celebration

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Exeter Community Services/Recreation Department will sponsor the 26th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:30pm. The contest will be held at Mixter Park (corner of Pine & E Street). All Children 12 and under are eligible to participate. One parent/adult will be allowed to participate with each child in helping with the carving. The design MUST be the child’s own idea.

Age divisions for competitions will be as follows:
5 & under 6 – 7 years old 8 – 9 years old 10 – 12 years old

Judging will be in two categories: SPOOKIEST & MOST ORIGINAL

Children may enter any size pumpkin they wish. Children are responsible for providing their own pumpkin. If it can be arranged, the Recreation Dept. will have a few pumpkins for sale at the contest. Each child must also bring a plastic garbage bag or grocery bag and newspaper to help with the clean up. Each entrant will receive a participation ribbon. Awards will be given to the spookiest and most original in each age group. Registration forms will be provided at the contest.

No knives or degrading objects or comments are allowed as part of the design.
Carving will be from 4:30p.m. – 5:15p.m.
Judging will begin at 5:15p.m.

Shooting Arrest

EXETER PD Report Number: 17-1081
Date/Time Occurred: 8/28/17 at 6:08pm
Type of Incident: Attempt Homicide
Location: 400 Block South ‘G’ Street

1. Male Juvenile 14 years
2. Male Juvenile 17 Years

Details: On 8/28/17 at 6:08pm Officer were dispatched to the 400 block of South ‘G’ Street, regarding a report of gun shots. Upon arrival officers were advised two male occupants of a red Ford sedan had exited the vehicle and fired at least one gun shot towards a male adult victim who was no longer on scene. A short time later a call was made by the victim, who was following the vehicle, advising the suspects and vehicle were in the area of Spruce and Firebaugh. Exeter Officers responded to the area and attempted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle, however, it failed to yield and a pursuit was initiated. The suspect vehicle was pursued into the City of Lindsay near the intersection of Apia and Sweetbrier. The two male suspects were taken into custody with the assistance of deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office and Officers from the Lindsay Police Department. The vehicle was discovered to have been reported stolen from the City of Lindsay. The Male victim received medical attention from Exeter District Ambulance and later at Kaweah Delta Medical Center for nonlife threatening injuries. Both male juvenile suspects were later booked in the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility for multiple charges including attempted homicide, possession of a stolen vehicle, and felony evading. The firearm used in the shooting was recovered and the incident is believed to be gang related. Anyone with information relevant to this case is urged to contact the Exeter Police Department.

Arresting / Investigating Officer: Det. Kevin Phelps
Supervisor: Sgt. Brett Inglehart

“It is the mission of the Exeter Police Department to
Exceed the expectations of the Community.”