As part of It’s a White County Christmas, the annual Merry Christmas Pageant has been set for Saturday, November 6 in downtown Carmi.  The event will be held at the Downtown Theater Park in Carmi, which is between the Print Shop and First Mid Bank’s drive-thru.

The Baby Miss Merry Christmas event is for children ages 0 – 23 months, and Toddler Miss Merry Christmas for contestants ages 2-5 and not yet in Kindergarten. Baby Miss and Toddler contestants will take the stage at 11 am.

At 2 pm, Tiny Miss Merry Christmas contestants (Kindergarten – second grade), Little Miss Merry Christmas contestants (grades 3-5), Junior Miss contestants (grades 6-8) and Miss contestants (grades 9-12) will compete.

Those wishing to compete in the Miss Merry Christmas pageant must live in or attend school in White County. For more information, go to the City of Carmi website.  The event is a project of the Carmi Chamber of Commerce.