Still time to enter Young Idol contest

It's time for the Modesto Symphony Orchestra's Young Idol competition. The orchestra is auditioning students under 18 on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the center court at Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto.

Finalists will record demos that will be posted on modbee.com, with the winner chosen by an online vote.

The prize is a chance to sing a solo with the Modesto Symphony Orchestra at the Dec. 5-6 Holiday Pops! concert at the Gallo Center for the Arts.

For rules and registration forms, visit www.modbee.com/ youngidol. Early registration is accepted until 5 p.m. today. Same-day registration is at the mall on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.