There is a purpose behind the madness at the PurpleHull Pea Festival. It is this: At present there is no park facility in Emerson.
money from the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism is on the way.
to an extraordinarily gracious gift from the Bennie Emmert family (see
news release), a prime
piece of real estate at the corner of U.S. Highway 79 and Arkansas
Highway 98 is now well on its way to becoming Emerson's first park.
Thank you to everyone who comes to the festival.
Thank you to everyone who buys a Pea-Shirt.
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors.
Thank you to our vendors.
Thank you to all our multitude of volunteers.
Thank you to everyone who participates in any fashion.
We're about to achieve our goal. And you have played a crucial role.
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