Governor Asa Hutchinson Will Participate in the Watermelon Eating Contest at The Hope Watermelon Festival
It's the Hope Watermelon Festival this weekend. Who doesn't love watermelon and who doesn't love watermelon grown in Hope, AR?
Here's the great thing about the event tomorrow, according to a press release:
Governor Asa Hutchinson will participate in the “Politically Correct” Watermelon Eating Contest at the 41st Annual Hope Watermelon Festival on Saturday, August 12 at 11:30 a.m. The contest, sponsored by the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana, will take place at the BancorpSouth stage at Hope Fair Park.
There will be tons of activities going on throughout the day and a concert at Hempstead Hall with Joe Diffie tomorrow night.
You can take a look at the Hope Watermelon Festival Schedule or visit the Hope Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.