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Gary Siegmund gets into the "Kiss a Pig" contest

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Trigg County Country Ham Festival
A Local Legacy

Where can you go to eat the world's largest country ham and biscuit and to kiss a pig, all in the same day?

The Trigg County Country Ham Festival! Trigg County, Kentucky, has been holding the festival every year since 1977. Each October, tens of thousands of people from all over the country come to sample the county's famous country cured hams, see arts and crafts, listen to music performances, and of course watch the parade to see "Ms. Triggy."

The world's largest country ham and biscuit is made here each year as part of the festivities, and many contests are held, including the pig derby, a greased-pig catching contest, and a kiss a pig contest. Just hope it doesn't kiss back!

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