This year the Little Miss & Mr Marigold Pageant will be help at Pekin's Dome on Sunday, August 1st. The doors will open at noon and the pageant begins at 1pm. There will be a break at 3pm with a cake reception. Unique twist will be there making balloons for the kids. Contestants 0-3 compete from 1-3pm and after the break, contestants 4 and up will compete. All proceeds from the 2010 pageant will benefit Pekin Area Easter Seals. The registration fee is $50 to enter and the door badges are $5 each. Winners from the pageant will appear on the 2011 Easter Seals Telethon with a check presentation.
Applications for the Litte Miss and Mr. Marigold Pageant are now available. You can get one at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court Street or you can download one by going to http://www.pekin.net/MarigoldFestival.htm and scrolling down to the pageant information.