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2019 Maize Days Celebration begins with Miss Friona/Little Miss Friona Pageant

The 63rd Annual Maize Days Celebration starts this week. Festivities will be held from September 7th through September 14th. “Fiesta Friona” is the theme this year and the Friona Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to develop their own “fiesta attitude” during the week.

Saturday, September 7th

The Miss Friona Scholarship Pageant & Little Miss Contest will start at 6:00 p.m. in the Friona High School Auditorium. There will be twelve Miss Friona contestants and seventeen Little Miss contestants. The event will be emceed by Ed & Tyleen Caffery.

Sunday, September 8th

A Youth Fishing Day will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Reeve Lake. The event is conducted by the Texas Junior Anglers and sponsored by the Friona Economic Development Corporation.

Friday, September 13th

The Homecoming Football Game will feature the Friona Chieftains playing host to the Muleshoe Mules. The Homecoming Queen for 2019 will be announced during the pre-game festivities which will begin around 6:30 p.m. at Chieftain Field.

Saturday, September 14th

Line-up for the parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at 10th & Euclid and the Maize Days Parade will start at 10:00 a.m. and will travel south down Main Street. There will be vendors in the park and three drawings will be held at 1:00 p.m. in the park near the depot building.