Auditions for "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" will be held on Sept. 8th and 9th from 5-7 p.m. at the Doug Mitchell Memorial Auditorium, 4354 Lee St. in Ayden. Children in grades K-12 are eligible to audition. Students in grades K-2 should come prepared to recite a poem they know. Older students will be required to read from the script. Everyone will be asked to sing the first verse of their favorite Christmas Carol. Auditioning students must bring a recent photo, which will not be returned. A wallet size, school photo is ideal.