Christmas pageant seeks contestants

The Downtown Merchants present the third annual Miss Winter Fest Christmas Pageant on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Women’s Clubhouse of Starke.

Winners will be awarded in the following categories and and age groups:

Christmas attire and dress or formal wear for ages

—4 to 6 years old.

—7 to 11 years old.

—12 to 15 years old.

—16 to 21 years old.

All winners are awarded a crown, public appearances, sash and trophy.

Registration is $50, and additional categories may be entered for $10 each, including Most Photogenic, Best Eyes, Best Hair and Best Smile.

Application and fees are due at orientation, which will take place Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Grill in Starke. Applications are available at the Downtown Grill, or contact Lisa Tatum at 904-966-1514 or Chrissy Thompson at 352-494-4484.