Fair slated to feature hotdog eating contest

PARSONS — The first annual Dog Gone Contest hotdog eating contest will be part of the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department Homecoming Fair.

The contest, sponsored by Kingsford, will be at 3 p.m., Saturday in the Steven’s Realty parking lot. The contest is free to enter.

The winner will receive 100 pounds of charcoal and a contest trophy.

The full schedule of events for the Parsons VFD Homecoming Fair includes:

Tuesday

6 pm – 8 p.m. PVFD open house at the Fire hall

Free hotdogs, Bounce Houses and Paw Patrol.

Wednesday

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Rides on the Midway by Gambill Amusements

7 p.m. Bingo in the streets of Parsons by PVFD

6 p.m. Performance by Red Hawk (Downtown Stage)

Thursday, May 23

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Rides on the Midway by Gambill Amusements

7 p.m. Bingo in the streets of Parsons by PVFD

6 p.m. Gospel Performances by Heartstrings Gospel Band (Downtown Stage)

Friday

6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Rides on the Midway by Gambill Amusements

7 Performance by Rockin Good Time Party Band Rednecks (Downtown Stage)

7 p.m. Bingo in the streets of Parsons by PVFD

Saturday

1 p.m. Parade line-up — Parade begins at 2 p.m. – For more information contact Kevin White, 304-478-3433.

Lunch for All Parade entries will at PVFD immediately following parade

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Rides on the Midway by Gambill Amusements

5 p.m. – 11 p.m. Rides on the Midway by Gambill Amusements

3 p.m. 1st Annual Kingsford Hot Dog eating contest.

7 p.m. Soda Pop Gypsies (Downtown Stage)

7 p.m. Bingo in the streets of Parsons by PVFD

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