Say it Ain't Say's Sweet Potato Pie Contest

Say it Ain't Say's Sweet Potato Pie Contest
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Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
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Starting
Oct 19, 05:30PM
Ending
Oct 19, 07:30PM
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501, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72201
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Brian Rodgers

Adult Education Interpretive Specialist

We are back with the 10th annual "Say it Ain't Say's" Sweet Potato Pie Contest, coming up Thursday, October 19th, at 5:30 pm! The event is free and open to the public.

Sign up for the contest today! Entry forms are available at the museum, or you can click here to sign up online! Both professional and amateur entries are accepted, and entries will be accepted until October 13, at 5 pm. The winning pie will be selected by a panel of judges and showcased at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center's Holiday Open House 2023! Please read all contest rules before entering. 

The museum has hosted the “Say it Ain’t Say’s” contest since 2012, in honor of Little Rock native and community activist Robert “Say” McIntosh. Say devoted his life to political activism, and along with his wife, Derotha, ran the Say McIntosh Restaurant and Pie Factory, which earned him the title of the “Sweet Potato Pie King of Little Rock.” Say passed away in June of 2023, and the celebration is now held in his memory.

Those attending the event will also get a sneak peek of a new exhibit located inside the museum’s transitional gallery, featuring a curated selection of works from the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center’s Artist of the Year 2023, Mr. Rex Deloney. The exhibit will open to the public the following day.

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