The 2012 Emerson PurpleHull Pea Festival is now taking applications from contestants who wish to enter its annual PurpleHull Pea Pageant. The pageant will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 23, in the Emerson School Cafetorium.
Applications are now available at Pink N Blue Avenue and Sara’s in Magnolia. Information and applications are also available online at www.purplehull.com. From the home page, click on “Pageant.”
The last day to enter is June 9th. There will be a $10 late fee for all entries received after that date. No entries will be accepted the day of the pageant.
There will be an informal practice at 10:00 a.m. the morning of the pageant. This practice is not mandatory.
The PurpleHull Pageant is sponsored by Farmers Bank & Trust.
For more information, contact Jenni Hughes at (870) 547-3492 or (870) 904-8496 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Information may also be found by going to the PurpleHull Pea Festival’s website.
Winners of the pageant are encouraged to be in the Million Tiller Parade at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 30. The PurpleHull Pea Festival will be June 29 and 30.