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Annual pecan bake show November 18 in Cameron
Cheryl Walker
The Milam County Pecan Bake Show and Pecan Show will be held on Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Youth Expo Building, 301 S. Houston St., in Cameron. Entry forms are available at the Extension Office and on the website, http://milam-tx.tamu.edu/.

Here is the schedule for the day.

8 a.m.–noon: Pecan entries due at Youth Expo Building

8 a.m.: Pecan processing starts

1-4 p.m.: Pecan Bake Show entries due at Youth Expo Building

4 p.m.: Judging star ts for Pecans Judging & Bake Show entries

6 p.m.: Awards

Following the awards there will be a Backyard Pecan Management clinic.

If you want to enter the Pecan Bake Show, you don’t need to grow your own pecan. You can buy pecans and bake the entry. Youth and adults can test their talents with a pie, cake, cookie, candy, bread or miscellaneous enter. You can enter up to two enters in each class and make sure you attach your recipe.

CHRISTMAS COTTAGE– Don’t miss the opportunity to get some Holiday Spirit at the Christmas Cottage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron. This is a time for you to shop at local craft booths to buy gifts, decorations or just get ideas.

Admission to the Christmas Cottage is free, but you can buy lunch from one of the three Milam County Extension Education Association (EEA) clubs. Lunch choices will cost $3 to $3.50, plus drinks and desserts. You can select from stew, chili, stuffed potatoes and a variety of desserts.

EEA club members will also be sharing holiday decorating ideas during a program from 10-11 a.m. Come and stay as long as you can at the Christmas Cottage so you can be in the Holiday mood. Contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Service–Milam County office for additional information, 254-697-7045.

CHRISTMAS TOUR– If you are up for a tour, sign-up for the Christmas Tour on Dec. 3 to Granbury. You will have time to eat and tour around the downtown square and courthouse, plus the opportunity to attend the afternoon showing of the Red Skelton’s Christmas Special at the Granbury Opera House.

Total cost of the tour is $50 (includes charter bus fee and Granbur y Opera House program.) Sign-up or get additional information at the Milam County Extension Office.


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