Local area upcoming events

Friends,
There is so much going on in West Tennessee! Here are a few of the upcoming events in the West Tennessee surrounding county area.

 8th Annual Miss West TN
WOW Springtime Pageant,
Gleason, Tennessee
731.648.5883
March 31 – 3:00 p.m. – Old Gleason GymnasiumQualifying event for Strawberry Pageant
$20 entry fee, admission is $5.  Ages allowed: Boys less than one year old to boys 9 years. Girls less than one year old to girls ages 16-21. Registration will begin 45 minutes prior to each age category. For information, call Alicia at 731.648.5883 or email wverdell@hotmail.com
Dresden Iris Festival
http://www.tennesseeirisfestival.com/
731.364.5101
April 28 – May 5, 2012
City-wide yard sale, carnival, luncheons, golf tournament, quilt and needlework contest, arts and crafts marketplace, horticulture show, music fest, 5K and 2 mile walk and 1 mile kids fun run, tractor pull, pet show, tasting party, cemetery walk and much more. Schedule will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
Sketch Crawl
Paris, Tennessee
731.653.7274
April 14, 2012
Organized by Joe Snow of Paris, meet on the north side of the Henry County Courthouse at 10:00 AM with pencil, paper, or sketch pad. Everyone draws for 30 minutes and shifts to a different side of the courthouse and starts over. At noon the group calls it a day and photos are taken of the sketches for the Downtown Paris Association. Open to all ages it is free of charge. For more information email Joe Snow at joeearl.snow@gmail.com.
World’s Biggest Fish Fry
Paris, Tennessee
April 23-29, 2012
731.642.3431
Over five tons of catfish on order to serve thousands of visitors at this fish fry. Includes IPRA rodeo, parade, catfish races, and more.

5k Hushpuppy Dash, April 23

Free street dance, April 25

Carnival and Country Dance, April 26

All You Can Eat Fish Tent, Carnival, Hushpuppy Eating Contest, Christian Concert, April 27

Arts & Crafts Show, Fish Tent, Carnival, Rodeo, April 28

Grand Parade, Arts & Crafts, Fish Tent, Carnival, Rodeoa, April 29

Horse & Mule Pull, Small Fry Parade, Arts & Crafts, Catfish Races, Jr. Fishing Rodeo, Carnival, Fish Tent, Rodeo, April 30

Carnival, May 1

West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
Humboldt, Tennessee
May 6-12, 2012
731.784.1842
Junior & Grand Floats Parades, Opening Ceremonies with Fireworks Extravaganza, Receipe Contest, Prayer Breakfast, Checker Tourament, Barbecue Cook Off, Horse Show, Car Show, Tractor Show, Christian Concert and Governor’s Luncheon
 Mike Snider (of Gleason) at
35th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days – Cannonsburgh Village  – Murfreesborohttp://www.uncledavemacondays.com
 July 13 – 15, South Front Street in Murfreesboro, TNConsidered one of America’s premier summer festivals, the family-oriented event annually gathers more than 40,000 people for a hearty blend of music and dance southern style. Other family-oriented events taking place throughout the festival include: heritage activities for children, ethnic and southern style concessions, locally handcrafted arts, crafts & trades demonstrations, a historic photo exhibit, storytelling, and Sunday Gospel Showcase and Community Service Fair.
2012 Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant
June 20-23, 2012
Jackson, Tennessee
731.425.8590
The scholarship fund is based on a rich scholastic tradition which has been the cornerstone of the Miss America program since 1945. Today, educational achievements and public service continue to be the primary objectives for the Miss America and the Miss Tennessee organizations. In 2008, the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Foundation, Inc. awarded over $100,000 in cash scholarships to our participants.

Get out there and have a ball!

From your friends at The Department of Finance in Dresden, Tennessee

West Tennessee Pageants – 2013

Friends,

We have updated the list of pageants in the West Tennessee area for those looking to enter to win a crown, sash, or monetary prize. We will add more as those dates become available.

Bradford Doodle Soup Pageant

Event Details
Date & Time: September 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Bradford Elementary School Gym in Bradford, TN
Phone: 731-742-3386
Event Description
Sponsored By The Lions Club* Proceeds Benefit Projects of The Bradford Lions Club
Coordinated by Bill Stallings
Registration starts at 9:30 am
* This Pageant is open to Everyone in ALL Towns and Counties*
Event Pricing & Extras
Entry Fee – $20   * Extra Categories are $5 Each*
DRESS ATTIRE- Sunday Best or Pageant attire
* AGES 13-21 PAGEANT WEAR ONLY *
Door Admission $3.00- Adults $1.00 Children (ages 11-18) Children 10 and under FREE.
One parent will be admitted free with one child in pageant.
TO PREREGISTER PLEASE CALL- 731-364-3534

Memphis Beauty and Barber Beauty Pageant

August 24, 2013 –  Memphis, Tennessee
Pageant only for Tennessee resident girls.  26th Memphis Beauty and Barber 26th Annual Beauty Pageant for young ladies only ages 5-21 (grouped by age category). Pageant girls have sponsors, must have a talent, an evening gown. Few other minors.
Ages: children, preteen, teen, college, Miss
Website:  www.memphisbeautyandbarberprofessionals.com

Miss Capitol City Pageant

August 24, 2013 – Nashville, Tennessee
An official local preliminary to the Miss Tennessee and Miss America scholarship pageants. The winner will compete in the Miss Tennessee Pageant, leading to the Miss America pageant! Scholarship program open to TN contestants ages 17-24 years.
Ages: teen, college, Miss
Website: www.misstennessee.org

Golden Rose Fairytale Fantasy Pageant

August 31, 2013 – Dover, Tennessee
Open to all states. Come compete in Beauty and Fairy or Princess attire for the Real 24k Golden Rose and other prizes. Early Bird specials and sibling discounts offered. We are a Natural to Soft Glitz promoter and prefer age appropriate hair and make-up. No Routine Required and Modeling is Not Scored. Come win Big with us!
Ages: babies, toddlers, children, pre-teens, teens, college, Miss, boys, plus-size
Website: website

 

Golden Rose Fairytale Fantasy Pageant Tour

September 7, 2013 – Parsons, Tennessee
Open to all states. Come compete at the Decatur County Civic Center for Gifts, Toys, Amazing crowns and More! Each Contestant will compete in Beauty and Princess or Fairy Wear. No Routine Required and Everyone will win a Crown. $100 Entry Fee- Sibling Discount available. Be a Princess or Fairy for a Day and Win Big! Ages 0-21 years.
Ages: baby, toddler, children, preteen, teen, college, Miss, boys, plus-size
Website: website

 

Tennessee State Fair Pageants

September 13-15, 2013 – Nashville, Tennessee
Open to Tennessee Residents only. All girls ages 4-20 compete to win over 100 awards and titles. Fairest of the Fair Winner receives a cash prize! Queen Supreme wins Crown/Sash/Gown Gift Certificate. Register online by August 31. Pageant for girls ages 4-20 at TN State Fairgrounds.
Ages:  children, preteen, teen
Website: www.studiosixlimited.com

West Tennessee State Fair Pageants

September 10-15, 2013
http://www.wtsfair.com/d/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96&Itemid=101

 

The Golden Rose Fantasy Pageant

September 15, 2013 – Jackson, Tennessee
Open to all states. Visit us for the Fairytale Fantasy Tour! Come dressed as your favorite princess or fairy and compete for the Real 24K Gold Rose and other prizes and gifts. 2 Events- Pageant Wear and Fantasy Wear. No Routines necessary- Great for novice or pro.
Ages: babies, toddlers, children, pre-teens, teens, college, Miss, boys, plus-size
Website: www.goldenrosepageantry.com

 

Miss Tennessee USA Pageant

October 3-5, 2013 – Clarksville, Tennessee
The official Tennessee state pageant leading to the prestigious Miss USA® Pageant. The winner will represent Tennessee in the Miss USA® Pageant!
Events: interview, swimsuit competition, evening gown competition, on-stage question.
Ages: teen, college, Miss
Website: www.misstennesseeusa.com

Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant

October 3-5, 2013 – Clarksville, Tennessee
The official Tennessee state pageant leading to the prestigious Miss Teen USA® Pageant. The
winner will represent Tennessee in the Miss Teen USA® Pageant!
Events: interview, swimsuit competition, evening gown competition, on-stage question.
Ages: teen  —  Website: www.misstennesseeusa.com

Miss Tipton County Pageant

October 12, 2013 – Covington, Tennessee
An official local preliminary to the Miss Tennessee and Miss America scholarship pageants. Available to residents of Lauderdale, Haywood, Dyer, Shelby, Madison and Tipton county residents. The winner will compete in the Miss Tennessee Pageant, leading to the Miss America pageant! Scholarship program open to TN contestants ages 17-24 years.
Ages: teen, college, Miss
Website: www.misstennessee.org

Tennessee Charm Autumn Extravaganza Pageant

October 13, 2013 – Huntingdon, Tennessee
Open to all states! 8 age groups 0-12 Months, 13-23 Months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-8 Years, 9-12 Years, 13-15 years, 16-over.
Theme: autumn / fall wear
Ages: babies, toddlers, children, pre-teens, teens, college, Miss
Website: www.misstncharm.com

Miss Fall Fest Tennessee Pageant

Union City, Tennessee – November 16, 2013
An official local preliminary to the Miss Tennessee and Miss America scholarship pageants. The winner will compete in the Miss Tennessee Pageant, leading to the Miss America pageant! Scholarship program open to TN contestants ages 17-24 years.
Ages: teen, college, Miss
Website: www.misstennessee.org

Tennessee Charm Christmas in Beautyland Pageant

Huntingdon, Tennessee – December 1, 2013
Open to all states! 8 age groups 0-12 Months, 13-23 Months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-8 Years, 9-12 Years, 13-15 years, 16-over. Christmas /holiday-wear.
Ages: babies, toddlers, children, pre-teens, teens, college, Miss
Website: www.misstncharm.com

Thanks, and good luck from your friends at
Weakley County, Tennessee!