Peach Days 2012
Peach Queen tickets on sale
Peach Queen Pageant tickets are now on sale at The Leavitt Group of Northern Utah, 86 South Main Street. Tickets are $10 each. The pageant will be Thursday, September 6, at the Box Elder High School Auditorium and will begin at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m.
A pageant spokesperson said, "There are 12 dynamic young ladies competing for the crown."
Get discounted carnival tickets
Brigham City Chamber of Commerce will offer discount carnival tickets and carnival wrist band coupons for Peach Days. They will be available at the Chamber office at 6 North Main Street beginning Monday, August 27, until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 7, or until tickets are all sold.
The Chamber will sell coupons for the carnival wristbands. Wristband coupons will be $22 (price at the carnival is $25). Coupons will need to be redeemed at the carnival to receive actual wristbands. A wristband is good for one person for one day.
Carnival tickets will be sold in sheets of 10 for $9 (price at the carnival is $12).
Friends of Library offer book sale
The annual used book sale by the Friends of the Brigham City Library begins with a special preview sale for members of the Friends on Monday, August 27 from 6-8:30 p.m. Those who join the volunteer association with a $3 donation have the privilege of selecting the best from thousands of books offered for sale. A $6 donation enables the whole family entrance to the preview sale. Join Friends at the library circulation desk or at the preview sale.
This sale offers great bargains, usually $1 for hardbacks and 50¢ for paperbacks. The materials in the sale are all from private donations or culled from the library collection. All of the money earned from the sale of the used books, CDs, and magazines goes to public library improvements.
In the past the money has been used to purchased new books and book racks, books-on-tape, videos and books in Spanish.
The sale opens to the public on Tuesday, August 28, and continues through Saturday, September 8, during regular library hours (Monday-Thursday 10-9, Friday and Saturday 10-6). The library is closed for maintenance on Friday, August 31, and Labor Day, Monday, September 3.
The sale ends with the $1 a Bag Blowout Sale on Peach Days on Saturday, September 8. On that day the sale begins after the parade ends at noon and runs until 6 p.m. The sale is located in the basement of the library at 26 Forest Street in Brigham City near the historical court house. For more information call 435-723-5850.
Last call for Peach Days parade entries
Peach Days parade applications are due by Friday, August 17. They are available at www.peachdays.org. Applications will not be mailed to previous participants. Please download applications off the website.
The Chamber of Commerce encourages entries to follow the theme, "Bushels of Fun." Creative is also encouraged and it gets more attention from spectators.
Junior Peach Pageant beckons
The 60th annual Junior Peach Queen Pageant, sponsored by the Ladies Community Club, is seeking five-year-old girls from the Box Elder High School area to enter this year's event on September 5. The theme is "Bushels of Fun".
The pageant will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Box Elder Middle School auditorium. A $2 donation will be accepted at the door.
The deadline for applications is August 31, and includes a $20 entry fee. Applications are available in this issue of the Box Elder News Journal or at the Chamber of Commerce office. Applications must be mailed to Carol Hyde, 475 South 600 West, Brigham City, UT 84302.
Practice will be held Tuesday, September 4, at 6 p.m. at Box Elder Middle School. Each of the contestants will be introduced at the pageant and will perform a song with the other contestants during the program. They will learn the song on Tuesday at the practice.
Selection of the Junior Peach Queen Royalty is done by random drawing. Sunday dress is encouraged. All of the girls will ride on the Bicentennial Train in the Junior Parade on September 7 and the Peach Days Parade on September 8.
Peach Days Junior Parade
"Bushels of Fun" is the theme for this year's Junior Peach Days Parade, to be held Friday, September 7, at 6 p.m.
Those interested in participating should download an application at www.peachdays.org or pick up an application from the Chamber of Commerce office at 6 North Main Street. Deadline for applications is August 31.