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Possum Queen Contest and Festival Virtual for 2021

The  always- zany Possum Queen Contest and Festival will be held virtually this year on Friday, January 1, 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

The event will be headquartered at the Crystal Peak Wedding and Special Events Facility in Winsted. Additional activities will be held on the Litchfield Green.

Auctions, which have been a major part of the Possum event will be held online for the month of January.

Here is what organizers have to say:

“Due to Covid, we are unable to host our annual Possum Queen Festival on January 1st, 2021.
We will however have a virtual event and Possum people will be in the center of Litchfield (outside and socially distanced) beginning at 1pm.
Please drive by and show your support! We will be accepting donations!
Or, you can donate here!

The Possum Queen Foundation provides help for area residents who have unexpected medical bills. This year the Foundation is addressing food insecurity.

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