There is a love connection between cornbread and the people of the Southern United States. One just doesn't go without the other, so what better way to celebrate the marriage of the two than to have a Cornbread Festival. That is exactly what is happening in the town of Houlka, Mississippi Sat. Oct., 12, 2013. It begins at 8:30am. This festival coincides with the recent opening of the "Tanglefoot Trail," which is Mississippi’s longest Rails to Trails conversion.
Houlka, Mississippi, which has been dubbed "Center of the Universe" by one of its doctors of old, will host a cornbread festival to pay tribute to a delicacy of the South. In addition to a cornbread tasting contest, there will be bands to supply music, as well as 20, or more paid vendors. They will provide barbecue, fish, water and tea, many crafts, including rocking chairs, kids chairs, herbal remedies, doll clothes, glitter tattoos, monogram items, jewelry, pillows,extreme jumpers (putt putt golf, train and a jumper for kids).
It all begins at 8:30am on Sat., Oct. 12, 2013, and the festival is centered around a cornbread contest, where individuals bring their favorite cooked cornbread to the festival. This event coincides with the opening, several weeks ago, of the Tanglewood Trail.
For more information, call Tina Pullen at 456-6971 or 568-3494. All proceeds will go to Greater Houlka Community Fund. Check out the slideshow to learn more about Houlka.
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