Pie Contest Announced At Wartrace Music Fest

Monday, 21 May 2012

The menu at the upcoming June 1st and 2nd Wartrace MusicFest features plenty of Bluegrass, Blues, and Bar-B-Q. But what about dessert? Music fans 18 years and older have an opportunity to consume as many Little Debbie Oatmeal Crème Pies as they can eat in 45 seconds according to Ron Stacy, MusicFest chairman and Mayor of Wartrace.
It’s one of the rules for contestants who enter the Little Debbie Oatmeal Crème Pie eating contest on Friday June 1st at the eighth annual Wartrace MusicFest. In addition to eating his or her fill of crème pies, the winner will walk away with a $100. gift certificate. Registration for the contest is from 5 to 6 PM and the competition begins at 6:00 PM. As an appetizer, the first 600 people through the gate will receive a Little Debbie Oatmeal Crème Pie.
In addition to Bar-B-Q and Crème Pies, 12 hours of music will be served with thirteen bands performing continuously from 6:00 PM to midnight each evening. Friday night is all bluegrass with The Gallagher Trio, Lonesome Valley Grass, Just Thrown Together, Tom Brantley & Missionary Ridge, Golden Hollow Bluegrass, and Friday Night Orphan Brigade.
Saturday night is a blues bash with Nashville’s Bad Moon Blues Band, Soul Patch, the Andy T Band featuring James ’Nick’ Nixon, The Midnight Special Band featuring Bobby Cochran, and the McKenzie-Fox Band.
Admission is $5. per night with children under 12 free. Rough camping sites are available, alcohol is prohibited, and bringing your own lawn chair is encouraged. For a copy of the eating contest rules and regulations, and vendor and camping information call 931-389-6144. Additional information and directions are available at www.wartracemusicfest.org and at http://www.facebook.com/wartracemusicfest. MusicFest is presented by the Town of Wartrace and the Wartrace Chamber of Commerce as a non-profit endeavor to fund community improvements.