The Pittsfield Fall Festival will be Thursday, August 28 through Saturday, August 30 on the Court House lawn. Vendors may download applications by visiting the Pittsfield Fall Festival Facebook page at http://bit.ly/2014fallfestforms or an application can be sent by requesting one from Carla Terpstra. If interested in selling food items or a retail product, please contact Carla prior to sending in registration information. All crafters are welcome, however please do not bring rubber band, potato or marshmallow shooters. The Fall Festival Committee is also looking for acts to perform on Saturday, August 30. All interested individuals/groups must provide an audition video and set list NO LATER than July 20. Sets should be 30-45 minutes long (please indicate length on set list) and be of a “family show” nature (no profanity). This will be a paid gig. Please send the video to Carrie Terpstra Martin by message on Facebook or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For those interested in entry to the parade, please contact David and Cindy Forshey.
Pageants this year will include: Prince & Princess, Jr Miss and Miss as well as the Baby Pageant. Sign up for all pageants will be held on Sunday, August 3 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the County Seat (connected to the Courtyard Cafe) in Pittsfield. Baby pageant ages 0-24 months, Little Mr. & Miss pageant ages 4-6 yrs, Prince & Princess pageant ages 8-10 years, Jr. Miss pageant participants must be entering 7th or 8th grade this fall, Miss Pittsfield pageant participants must be a Junior or Senior this fall. Bio sheets will need to be filled out and turned in the day of sign up along with payment. Thursday, August 28 will be the Prince & Princess, Jr. Miss and Miss pageants. Friday, August 29 will be the Baby and Little Mr. & Miss pageants. Baby Pageant registration fee: $5 and a donation of 1 pet supply, Registration fees for Little Mr. & Miss, Prince & Princess and Jr. Miss Pageants will be $15 and donation of 1 pet supply. Miss Pittsfield Pageant registration fee: $25 and donation of 1 pet supply.
Talent Show/Lip Sync registration fee will be $5 and participants may sign up anytime between now and August 23 by contacting Cera Forshey, prizes will be awarded for winners. Letters will be sent out to area businesses for donations and our queen and/or committee members will pick up any donations. If your business does not receive a letter and you wish to donate, please be sure to contact a committee member.
For more information or questions, please contact the appropriate person(s):
Vendors – Carla Terpstra 217-430-3485
Pageants – Michelle Ruble 217-653-9703
Talent Show/Lip Sync – Cera Forshey 217-779-1503
Pearl will hold its 2014 July Celebration on July 5, 2014. Food will be served, a 50/05 drawing will be held, and there will be music, games and a silent auction. A washer tournament will also be held at 1pm. For pageant information, contact Becca at 217-370-9740 or Anissa at 217-371-3440. The pageant is open to all Pike and Calhoun residents.
The annual Vin Fiz celebration is just around the corner and is being planned. The baby, Lil Mr. and Miss, and Princess pageant committee has set the deadline to sign up for June 5. Call Melissa Scranton at 217-491-7088 or Jessica Clark at 618-535-4734 to sign up.
Ladies, if we can have your attention for a moment. Please don’t get rid of your gorgeous prom dresses once prom season is over. You can wear it again (your parents will love that they’re getting their money’s worth out of your dress lol)! Keep that dress and wear it in the Pittsfield Fall Festival in August! You know you looked amazing in it once, so make sure to wow everyone one more time before you move onto the next year’s fashion!
Keep an eye on the local papers, Pike County Happenings, the Pittsfield Fall Festival Facebook page, and listen to WBBA to stay up to date on Fall Festival info. This is a great pageant to be a part of, don’t be shy, own that catwalk!
Enter your child into the Pageant Perfect “Winter Beauty Miss” Pageant today! Photos must be received by February 1st, 2014 to be considered. Each contestant may enter 3 photos for $5, or 5 photos for $8. Please visit their Facebook page for more details and questions or call (217)371-4943. https://www.facebook.com/pageantperfectdirecting
Online registration for Lil Master & Miss Apple Dumplin’ and Baby Contest is available now until Sept 30. Send your child’s info (name, age, parents & city) to email@example.com
No phone registrations, bring online registration info the day of the contest. There will be 5 categories in the baby contest: 0-3, 4-6, 7-12, 13-18, and 19-24 months of age. Anyone between 12 months – 2 years can be entered into the Master & Miss contest.
For more information, please contact Nicole Bareis at 217-440-5940.
Contest will be Saturday, October 5 in Barry starting at 9:15 am. Registration at 8:30 am in the firehouse.
Start your weekend off right at 5 pm with the parade of Marshals to kick off the Glory Days festival. Pageants for prince, princess, Jr. Miss & Queen, and Jr. & Sr. Farm King follow directly after the parade.
Street dance will commence directly after the pageants Friday night!
Saturday will feature the Baby, Lil Miss & Mister Tiny Tot, & Lil Miss & Mister pageants starting at 9 am. The festival also includes a car and bike ride at 9 am, returning at 2 pm with another parade. Come join the fun with a chicken & fish fry running from 4 pm – 7:30 pm.
Music includes: The Kingerys (a Bluegrass Country Band) beginning at 7 pm.
Come hear Jim Jacques preach on Sunday with Church in the Park. A luncheon & sing-a-long will follow the service.
For more information, contact Sharon Rennecker at 217-617-6864, Edith Turner at 217-242-1528, or Brenda Adams at 217-779-7224
*Information courtesy Calendar of Events, Great River Road website. Click here to visit their website.