Grand parade is today in Humboldt

The Jackson Sun

The West Tennessee Strawberry Festival reaches its climax today with the grand floats parade at 9:30 a.m. along Humboldt's Main Street.

Berry fest activities will run through Sunday.

Here are winners from Thursday's junior floats parade:

Band winners:

  Class B - first place: Huntingdon Middle School; second: Haywood Jr. High; third: Glencliff Middle

  Class BB - first place: McKenzie Middle; second: Bolivar Jr. High; third: Middleton Jr. High

  Class BBB - first place: Trenton Rosenwald Middle; second: Milan Middle; third: Crockett County Jr. High

  Drum Major - first place: Trenton Rosenwald Middle; second: Huntingdon Middle; third: McKenzie Middle

  Auxiliary - first place: Trenton Rosenwald Middle; second: McKenzie Middle; third: Bolivar Jr. High

  Drumlines - first place: McNairy County Jr. High; second: Trenton Rosenwald Middle; third: McKenzie Middle

  Strawberry Cup Class B - Huntingdon Middle

  Strawberry Cup Winners for Class BB and BBB - Trenton Rosenwald Middle School

Humboldt Junior Floats (over 13 feet):

  Most Beautiful Award - first place: Miss Spider's Berry Sweet Tea Party; second: A Berry Sweet Viking Tradition; third: Udderly Delicious

Humboldt Miniature Floats (under 13 feet):

  Most Beautiful Award - first place: Tea for Two; second: Berry Colorful Cu "Teas;" third: Berry Best Catch

Out-of-Town Junior Floats (over 13 feet):

  Most Beautiful Award - first place: Trenton Teapot Royalty, Jr. Miss & Mr.; second: Unmeasurable Berry Good Times Inch Worm; third: Island Dreams

Out-of-Town Miniature Floats (under 13 feet):

  Most Beautiful Award - first place: Signs of Berry Good Times; second: Turnin Back Time in Berryland; third: Crusin' Cu "Teas"

  Wagon/Cart - first place: Scarlet at the Barbecue; second: Just a Swinging in the Strawberry Patch; third: Saluting 69 Years of Tradition

  Drill Team/Walking Nonperforming Group - first place: Let's Meet at My House on Sunday; second: First United Methodist Church Community Choir; third: Ladies with Attitude

  Twirlers - first place: Milans Dance

  Costumed Character - first place: A Tradition - 69 Years of Berry Good Times; second: Employees of Humboldt Nursing Home

  Bicycle - first place: The Berry Best Bait

Originally published May 12, 2006 - The Jackson Sun - jacksonsun.com

 

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The girls of the Territorial Royalty wave to parade-goers Thursday during the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Junior Floats Parade in Humboldt.


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Strawberry Festival events

Today:

  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The Strawberry Mart-Arts & Crafts, Humboldt High School Gym

  9 a.m.: Checker Tournament, Regions Bank

  9:30 a.m.: Grand Floats Parade, Main Street & 22nd Avenue

  Noon: Barbecue Cookoff, Bailey Park

  12:30 p.m.: Governor's Luncheon, Humboldt General Hospital Conference Room *Advance tickets required.

  1 p.m.: Band Directors/Judges Luncheon, Senior Citizens Center *By invitation only.

  1 p.m.: Queen's Luncheon, Humboldt Junior High School Cafeteria *By invitation only.

  6 p.m.: Pet Parade, Chalmus Davenport Arena

  6:30 p.m.: Horse show, Chalmus Davenport Arena

  6:30 p.m.: Berry Entertaining Evening, Bailey Park, Eagle 104 - Colgate Country Showdown

  7 p.m.: Christian Concert featuring Mark Lowry, First Baptist Church *Advance ticket required.

  8 p.m.: Concert featuring: The Grove & Forty5 South, Bailey Park

Saturday:

  Golf tournament at Humboldt Golf and Country Club; contact the country club for more information at 784-9990.

  7 a.m.: Registration for 5K and 10K run at Bailey Park

  8 a.m.: Race begins

  8 a.m.: Car show at Viking Park

  8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Strawberry Mart Arts and Crafts at Humboldt High School gym

  9 a.m.: Tractor show at Viking Park

  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Family Fun at Bailey Park with jumpers, rock climbing and more

  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Barbecue cook-off at Bailey Park

  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Checkers Tournament at Regions Bank

  11 a.m.: Funny Dummy Show with ventriloquist Ken Karter at Bailey Park

  1:30 p.m.: Funny Dummy Show with ventriloquist Ken Karter at Viking Park

  6 p.m.: Territorial Queen's Revue at Humboldt Junior High School auditorium

Sunday:

  Golf tournament at Humboldt Golf and Country Club; contact the country club for more information at 784-9990.

 



Brianna Munoz, 3, claps her hands as a marching band passes by during Thursday's parade.