The Mississippi Pecan Festival Returns This Weekend

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by Judy Smith, Our Mississippi Home

One of the state’s most prominent fall festivals returns to Fulmer’s Farmstead in Beaumont this weekend.

The Mississippi Pecan , in its 34th year, has something for everyone to enjoy. From Sept. 23-25, festival goers will be treated to plenty of pecans, pecan-baked goodies, live music, and arts and crafts.

“It started as an arts and crafts show,” Jeannette Fulmer, the festival’s founder, said. “Actually, it just started in the front yard as a glorified yard sale with only 150 in attendance. From there, it just kept building, and it became something more like a festival and took on a country fair atmosphere.”

Since those humble beginnings in the front yard, the festival has grown into a three-day party full of food vendors, local artisans, and more. You can’t go…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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