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9 vying for Harvest Princess title

Posted on 09-13-2013

by The Standard Journal

Dress rehearsal for Saturday‚Äôs Milton Harvest Festival Princess Pageant was held Thursday evening in the Milton Area High School auditorium. Here, princess candidate Sara Anspach fills out her ballot for the Ben and Betty Zechman Spirit Award prior to the rehearsal. The pageant begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium.MILTON — The 37th annual Milton Harvest Festival officially kicks off tonight with the annual Tomato Bowl at Alumni Field. Milton hosts Mifflinburg for the right to hoist the tomatoes.

Tomorrow features a full slate of activities, including the Milton Rotary Club’s bike race, arts and crafts along Broadway and Bound from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the pet parade at 10 a.m., the Milton Area High School band concert at 11 a.m. in Lincoln Park, the open house at Milton Model Train Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the train show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Parish Center.

Saturday night will feature the annual princess pageant with nine candidates vying for the right to wear the crown.

Candidates and sponsors are as follows: Sarah Young, American Legion Post 71; Becki Dries, Kiwanis Club of Milton/Warrior Run; Miranda Pardoe, Junior Woman’s Club of Milton; Erin Sears, sponsored by Milton High School Alumni Association; Julia Spear, Milton Rotary Club; Sara Anspach, GFWC Woman’s Club of Milton; Makayla Nicholas, T.I.M.E.; Samantha Stover, Montandon American Legion Post 841; and Chloe Abell, Milton Lions Club.

The pageant begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Milton Area High School auditorium. Re-Creation is scheduled to perform.