The deadline to enter the barbershop quartet and chorus competition that will be part of —Canonsburg’s two-day festival celebrating Perry Como’s 100th birthday—has been extended.
Those interested now have until Tuesday to enter, the borough website indicated.
The competition, which is open to men, women and mixed groups, will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
Quartets will perform from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The contest is limited to 12 groups. A maximum of six choruses will be participating in the chorus competition. Each act will be permitted to perform two songs, and will be scored for musicality, singing and presentation.
The winner will receive the “Perry” trophy in honor of the world’s most famous barber.
Applicants may enter by calling Terry Hazlett at 724-745-1800, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-competing choruses/quartets are also welcome to perform.
Hot Diggity Dog Diggity Days will be held from noon to 8 p.m. May 18 and 19 and feature continuous entertainment, a Dream Along With Me sock hop, It’s Impossible scavenger hunt, Italian pastry contest, a Magic Moments theater featuring Perry’s television shows, Crooner Idol, food booths, crafts and Perry’s Playland.
The event is being present through the