Test your skills at the fifth annual Cherry Pit Spit contest

The fifth annual Great Cherry Pit Spit contest will be next Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Naramata community market.
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PENTICTON - It’s pit spitting time in the Okanagan again with the fifth annual Cherry Pit Spit contest at the Naramata Farmers’ Market.

The competition will be held Wednesday, July 23 at 4 p.m. at Wharf Park in Naramata. It is open to all ages and is free of cost. Naramata-fresh cherries are being provided by Rob Van Westen of Van Westen Vineyards.

Things will get started with a media spit contest, followed by an all ages competition open to the public. Participants will be broken up into heats based on age and will spit a pit as far as they can in hopes of winning a prize. No registration is required.

The Naramata Farmers’ Market is open Wednesdays from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at marcher@infotelnews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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