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Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival 2016 Schedule
November 5 - 12, 2016 - Mississippi

The 43rd Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 5, 2016
• Arts and Crafts Festival - Main Street
• 5K Run / Walk - Downtown
• Antique Tractor Judging
• Judging of Various Contests
• Sweet Potato Tasting Booth
• Sweet Potato Pie Eating Contest
• Famous Barbecued Chicken Dinner



Sunday, November 6, 2016
• Sweet Potato Queen / King Contest
    2:00 pm. - 0 - 23 months (age as of Nov. 1) - Dress is Sunday apparel.

Monday, November 7, 2016
• Sweet Potato Queen / King Contest
    7:00 pm. - 2 years - Kindergarten (age as of Nov. 1) - Dress is Sunday apparel

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
• Sweet Potato Queen / King Contest
    7:00 pm. - 1st grade - 6th grade - Pageant wear for all.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
• Sweet Potato Queen / King Contest
    7:00 pm. - 7th grade - 12th grade - Pageant wear for all.



Saturday, November 12, 2016
• Original Sweet Potato Recipe Contest
      1:00 pm. - All entries must be brought to VHS cafeteria before 1:00 pm.
• Sweet Potato Festival Banquet - Vardaman Gym
      6:30 pm. - Presentation of Awards:
-- Pioneer
-- Tater Boy
-- Mama Grace
-- Best Washed and Graded Bushel of Sweet Potatoes
-- Mayor's Cu

Followed by auction of this year's Sweet Potato Quilt and after dinner entertainment. Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $20.00 at the door.




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