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World Championship Fiddlers Festival slated for June 8

CROCKETT, May 26, 2013-- The 77th Annual World Championship Fiddlers Festival sponsored by Cutshaw Chevrolet and Zilkha Biomass, and the 8th Annual Regional Championship Steak Cook-off sponsored by Whitehall/Winfield Nursing Centers is on Saturday, June 8, at the Crockett Civic Center, 1100 Edmiston in Crockett, Texas.

Crockett’s most traditional event, The Fiddlers Festival, began in 1936, on the courthouse square in downtown Crockett, later moving to the city park, and finally to the Crockett Civic Center. Enjoy world champion fiddlers at all age levels compete for the 77th title. Entry into the fiddler’s competition is FREE this year.

You don’t want to miss the 8th Annual Regional Steak Cook-off, antique tractor & classic car show and parade, arts & crafts booths, rib-eye steak dinner with Texas-style entertainment provided by Dennis Ivey’s Texas Opry. Tickets are available for purchase now at the chamber office for the rib-eye steak dinner and Dennis Ivey’s Texas Opry at $25 per ticket. Steak dinner and opry tickets will be available for purchase the day of the event, please note that tickets are limited and may sell out.

Also, arts & crafts vendor applications, and fiddler, antique tractor, classic car and steak cook-off entry forms are available by contacting the chamber office.

It is our pleasure at the Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce to host the World Championship Fiddlers Festival each year, the second weekend in June.  We welcome you to the 77th celebration as we keep fiddle music alive for a new generation! Call the chamber office at 936-544-2359 or visit www.crockettareachamber.org for a schedule of events, vendor applications and entry forms, and more information.

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