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Plans are announced for Eva Frontier Days

Published 4:12pm Friday, August 3, 2012

Eva Art Guild has announced plans for the 2012 Eva Frontier Days.

The fun-filled family event will cover eight days, beginning Sat., Sept. 22, and concluding Sat., Sept. 29.

A beauty pageant will get things started on Sat., Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. It will be staged at Journey Church and will have a $3 per person admission charge.

A Bluegrass Festival will follow at 3 p.m. with a jam session. The big show will begin at 6 p.m. with Eva’s own Stan Nelson and Hurricane Creek Band and others providing entertainment. Admission will be $6 per person.

A community hayride will be featured on Tues., Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m. The event will originate at Eva Saddle Club Arena. A $1 per person admission charge includes a hot dog and Coke.

Eva Baptist Church will host a community gospel singing on Wed., Sept 26, beginning at 7 p.m.

On Thur., Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. a street dance will be featured downtown.

A big lineup of exhibitions, contests, live entertainment and games and rides for children is on tap for Sat., Sept. 29.

Activities will kick off with an antique tractor and car shows with registration beginning at 9 a.m. A craft shows will offer prices for baked goods, jams, jellies and preserves, Entry deadline is 10:3o

A popular street parade will be featured at 11 a.m. and David Davis and The Warrior River Boys will provide live entertainment from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon activities will include a best-dressed contest, pig calling contest, frog jumping contest, and greased pig contest.

A variety of food and craft vendors will also be featured.

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