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Purple Hull Pea Festival set for Saturday

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

On Saturday, October 6, an annual parade will mark the beginning of the celebration. Line up for the 11:00 a.m. parade will be at 10:15 at Quality Seed. Floats wishing to be judged must register early and pay a $5 entry fee. Applications can be picked up at Town and Country and Jennifer's Hair in Clarkton.

Following the parade, free birthday cake in celebration of the 108th anniversary of the town's settlement, as well as purple hull peas and cornbread will be given away at the City Park.

Live entertainment by Elise Masterson, Ronnie White, and Bobby Thornton will be provided at the bandstand. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. and continuing until 10:30, a street dance provided by Debbie Jones and J.E. Grey will be held.

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