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Deadline extended for Pecan Fest Photo/Art Contest

GROVES — Deadline for entries for the Groves Pecan festival Photo/Art Contest has been extended to Friday, Oct. 30.

The contest features two divisions, youth 17 and under and adults, 18 and over. Applications to enter may be obtained at Groves Café and Coffee Bar, formally Kizmet Studio and Koffee Bar, 6039 39th St., Groves or the Groves Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Center, 4399 Main Ave., Groves.

Entry fee is $5 per entry with a three photo/artwork entry limit per person. No credit cards accepted.

Entries for the photo contest must be an 8 X 10 matted photo. Entries for the art contest must be on a no-larger than 16 X 20 canvas. Photos and artwork must be appropriate for public viewing and only original photos and artwork will be accepted.

Only one entry per category will be allowed to place in the awards.

First, second, third place and the Robert Pastorella Sr. Memorial Award, previously People’s Choice award, will be chosen for al four divisions.

The awards reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2 at Groves Café and Coffee Bar.

This year’s co-chairpersons are Scott and Tina Legendre.

Sponsors for the photo contest are Jana Riley, KellerWilliams Realty of SETX and Mid County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

For more information, call the Groves Café and Coffee Bar at 962-9300 or the Chamber office at 962-3631.