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On March 1, National Pig Day, Des Moines, Iowa will be holding its first Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. Brooks Reynolds, a Des Moines insurance salesman is running the festival. Reynolds and his buddies have been going on summer weekend pilgrimages they called "all things bacon," packing over 15 pounds for the fried feast.

"Why not bring it to the masses?" asked Reynolds.

Admission to the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is $30. You get a T-shirt, bacon bracelet, bacon menu and samples, bacon lecture, one drink, $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon draw and bacon-eating contest.

See you there?

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