SILVER CREEK - The Festival of Grapes Pageant will be held on Saturday at 6:45 p.m. at the Silver Creek Central School on Dickinson Street. The contestants are made up of Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Festival participants.
Master of Ceremonies will be Mark James, co-host of the Mark and Lindsey morning show, weekday mornings on KIX Country 96.5 and 100.3. He has previously emceed a Miss Continental USA Pageant and numerous major concerts and events.
Tickets are $3 and free for anyone 5 years old and under.
Left to right, first row: Graceann Rebmann, Genevieve Balistieri, Emma Forthman, Chloe Budziszewski, Tehya Marr, Savanah Del Monte and Olivia Delcamp; second row: Kiersten French, Aurora Tirone, Morgan Lewis, Malani Eldridge, Abigail Rice, Crystal Tirone and Kiana Brown; third row: Shelby Harford, Katelyn Whitford, Jasmine Love, Alana Shipley, Danielle Wilson, Hanna Walsh, Megan Deike, Emma Rice and Emily Wills. Missing when photo was taken were Desire Lopez, Sabrina Schenk, and Danielle Sullivan.
The pageant will kick off the weekend of all events that will take place.
Opening ceremonies will be held Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.
Grape stomping follows opening ceremonies.
Grand parade Sunday at 1 p.m.
Festival headquarters at the Pennysaver building will be open to purchase merchandise.
Wine tasting is returning this year at the tennis court.
Visit the committee's Facebook page for more information at by searching "Silver Creek Festival of Grapes."