The annual Poker Rice Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, as a kick-off event in advance of the 82nd annual International Rice Festival, according to Shanna Morgan, festival coordinator.
The 82nd International Rice Festival will recognize Benjamin Joseph Faulk as the 2018 Junior Farmer of the Year.
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Planning is under way to bring back the International Rice Festival Window Decorating Contest. Rice Festival officials met Thursday with Charlotte Jeffers, right, city tourism coordinator, to go over rules and regulations for the 2018 event. Meeting with Jeffers are, from left, Brittany Faulk, chairwoman; Shanna Morgan, IRF coordinator; and Claire Doré, committee member.
Once a staple of the International Rice Festival, the annual Window Decorating Contest is making its return this year.
The International Rice Festival announces the entertainment lineup for this year’s festival to be held October 18-21, 2018.