Watermelon Festival date changed

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Due to unexpected circumstances, the date of Leachville Watermelon Festival has been changed to Saturday Aug. 13, on Main Street.

Everyone is invited to come and join in the activities. The festival will kick off with a parade at 9 a.m. Line up for the parade will be at elementary school starting at 8 a.m.

Booth rental fees will be $25 for a single. Set up time will start at 7 a.m. on the 13th. If electricity is needed, which is bigger than 110, participants are asked to bring a generator.

For more information call Paula Bowen at 870-595-4485 or City Hall at 870-593-6604.

Also, a pageant for all ages is being planned for 6 p.m. Friday Aug. 12, at the Melody Theater. For pageant information call Elvira Myers at 870-532-7762 or Bowen at 595-4485.

Bowen, watermelon festival chairman, said she apologizes if the date change has inconvenienced anyone.

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