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Friday, November 30, 2012

Entering the Times/Root Cafe beard-growing contest? Don't miss the shave-in tomorrow

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 1:59 PM

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  • The Most High Priest of the Ancient Council of Beard-Judging Elders (not really).

OK, all of you who are hirsute of face and competitive of spirit: The Root Cafe and the Arkansas Times are putting on a beard-growing competition, and the shave-in approacheth.

Categories for the competition include the following: longest beard; thickest beard; most original beard; and best Abraham Lincoln (no mustache). Winners will be determined by The Ancient Council of Beard-Judging Elders (or someone), who shall hand down the verdicts at the South Main Mardi Gras celebration Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.

All contestants will need to be certified clean-shaven between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at The Root. Need more info? Call 501-414-0423 or email: theroot at therootcafe dot com.

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