Trenton Chamber of Commerce to sponsor Missouri Day Festival decorating contests

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold several decorating contests leading up to the Missouri Day Festival.

They include yard and porch, pumpkin, and window. There are business and residential categories for the yard and porch contest. First place will receive $50, and second place will receive $25. The pumpkin contest will feature a business/organization category as well as an individual/family category.

Pumpkins should be brought to the Trenton Rock Barn on October 18th from 3 o’clock in the afternoon to 6 o’clock in the evening for judging. A name and number must be attached to all entries with first place receiving $50, second place $25, and third $15.

Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate in the window contest, and it should be noted that plastic and classic decorations are eligible. The deadline to enter is the evening of October 16th at 5 o’clock.

Awards for the decorating contests will be presented at the Missouri Day Festival Opening Ceremony at the First Baptist Church of Trenton the night of October 18th at 7 o’clock.

Contact the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce at 660-359-4324 for more information.