It’s Red Flannel time! Yes, the 73rd Red Flannel Festival—Deeply Rooted in Tradition—will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012, and these young ladies began practice this week, to be crowned the next Red Flannel Festival Queen and Court. The scholarship pageant takes place Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium. Advance tickets are $10 at the Cedar Springs Library, $13 at the door.
Contributions are now being accepted for 2012 Red Flannel Queen and Court Scholarship Fund. Donations can be made by sending a check, payable to the RF Queen Scholarship Fund, to PO Box 43, Cedar Springs, MI, 49319. Or, use the new on-line donation feature via PayPal at www.redflannelfestival.org, under the Queen’s Pageant Tab! The pageant will feature an opening eclectic number with professional dancers from Sleeping Dog Yoga, as well as entertainment from traditional Irish dancers of the Claddagh Clan Performing Dance Group.