PEEPSFEST is held at the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks Campus on Founders Way near 3rd Street in Bethlehem. Doors open at 10 a.m. today.

Today's events include:

*  Noon: Mascot dash

*  12:15 p.m.: 50-yard "fun run" for kids

*  12:45 p.m.: Hula-hoop competition

*  1 p.m.: 5k run

* 4 p.m.: New Year's Eve party featuring the band Starfish

*  5:15 p.m.: Dropping of 4 1/2-foot, 85-pound, lighted Peeps chick and a fireworks show

All-day events include:

*  Peeps craftmaking

*  Peeps diorama exhibit

*  A video-game competition

*  Face painting

*  A family disco lounge

*  Peeps cinema

*  Peeps scavenger hunt

*  Make your own Peeps s'mores

*  Guess how many Peeps are in the Peepsmobile.

- Stephanie Farr