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Chicken costume contest is back this Saturday at the Bainbridge Island Farmers Market

The annual Poultry Pageant returns to the Bainbridge Island Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 26. - Bainbridge Island Review photo
The annual Poultry Pageant returns to the Bainbridge Island Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 26.
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The Bainbridge Island Farmers Market and local 4-H club will co-host the annual Poultry Pageant at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Town Square-City Hall Park. Admission is free and open to the public for participation and judging.

The pageant is a chicken costume contest where participants bring their own costumed chickens from home or farm to be shown in at the farmers market, where the will be judged by market vendors and customers.

Voting begins at 11:45 a.m.

The costumed critters will compete in four categories: best Halloween theme, best political costume, best environmental theme and best delicious food theme.

Awards will be given out to the winners of each category at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Farmers market and 4-H chicken specialists will be on-hand to answer questions and help interested persons learn more about raising chickens at home or on the farm.

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