The community and Economic Development program helps communities resolve locally determined problems with objective information and educational assistance. The program also develops community leadership potential and assists communities determine long-range programs of action on sich issues as economic development, community services, community planning and visioning, land use, and community resource management.

Pumpkin Festival

The Edmonton/Metcalfe Co. Pumpkin Festival is help on the first Saturday of October each year in downtown Edmonton. 

Metcalfe Co. 4-H holds the annual Halloween Costume Contest, along with the Pumpkin Carving and Decorating contest. 

The Metcalfe Co. Homemakers host the annual cake walk in the courthouse yard.