On November 5th, the Christian County Historical Society is holding their annual Persimmon Party. Rachel Ward, Coordinating Director of the historical society said this is the only festival she knows of that celebrates this fruit, and they celebrate it because of the many persimmon trees surrounding their buildings. Ward said, this year, they will have their inaugural Little Miss Persimmon Contest kick off the party.
Ward said the Persimmon Party will have a lot of attractions including tours, live music, baked goods, and even a pie eating contest.
The Christian County Historical Society Persimmon Party is set for November 5th from 10:00 to 3:00. Ward appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show.