The annual Orange County Livestock Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Mauriceville Community Center on Hwy 62. In addition to the livestock show, there will be an Agriculture Awareness exhibit, organized by Katherine Leggett, LCM’s FFA President and Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholar.

There will also be an art contest for the youth of Orange County which will be judged by the Stark Museum and sponsored by Orange Stationer, and Katherine Frey. The Orange County Go Texan Committee will host an internationally-sanctioned BBQ Cook-off, as well as a horseshoe and washer tournament.

In addition, the Orange County Extension Office will host a Dog Show & Costume Contest.  There will be other activities such as a bake sale, face painting, and more.

The livestock show will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m.   At  5:30 p.m. the Go Texas Committee will host the Buyers Dinner for the Livestock Auction. The community is encouraged to support the youth of the County by attending the event.

For more details on the art show, BBQ, and Dog Show, go to, click on LCM News on the front page and scroll down to “Livestock Show coming up.” For additional information, contact Brandy Whisenant at 886-5821, extension 1040.