Fort Scott Christian Heights first-grade student Isaiah Self runs through the pumpkin patch at Simmons' house.(Michael Pommier/Tribune)
Fort Scott Christian Heights first-grade student Josh Smith, waves to classmates as he rides in the kiddy train around Simmons' house.
Fort Scott Christian Heights fourth-grade student Kolby Sisseck carries a pumpkin over his shoulder in Lavetta Simmons' pumpkin patch. FSCH students got a sneak peak at the 5th annual Fall Festival, which will benefit the local Relay for Life chapter and The Sharing Bucket. Other local elementary schools will visit the festival site Thursday and Friday before it opens to the public on Saturday. Set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the festival will be held at Simmons' home, 2484 Limestone Road, and will feature a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, bounce house, food, and more. Tickets for all activities, food and beverages are 50 cents each.(Michael Pommier/Tribune)