A pageant for women of all ages will be held July 1 during the Celebrate Mulberry family and fireworks event at Kirksey Park.
The Stars-n-Stripes Pageant has categories for girls and women ages newborn to senior and will be held at 6 p.m. at the stage area in Kirksey Park on Arkansas 215.
Divisions include tiny tot ages 0-11 months old, wee princess ages 1-2 years old, tiny princess ages 3-4 years old, princess ages 5-6 years old, little miss ages 7-9 years old, junior miss ages 10-12 years old, teen ages 13-16 years old, queen 17-25 years of age, missus 26-40 years of age and married, and senior ages 41 and older.
There also will be three divisions for boys, including mister tot ages 0-24 months, mister little prince 2-4 years old and mister prince ages 5-7 years old.
Contestants should model a red, white and blue outfit of their choice, but no pageant dresses, said organizer Marla Keady.
Each contestant will need to submit their entry form, biography sheet and an entry fee of $25. Deadline for entry is June 24.
Entry forms and other information and documents for the pageant can be found online at www.pageantgypsy.com. For more information contact Keady at (479) 632-3500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the fireworks event, Mountain Trio will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and fireworks will follow, Keady said.
Food also will be available at the event along with bounce houses and slides, vendor booths and other activities, Keady said.