Adventures in the New River Valley: EastMont Tomato Festival

The 12th Annual EastMont Tomato Festival is on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at The Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville, VA.

Event Schedule:

• 8:30 am: Registration for Events

• 10:00 am: Official Opening

• 10:00 am: Music from Cary Rutledge

• 10:30 am: Tomato Royalty Pageant

• 10:45 am: Closing of Entries for Contests

• 11:15 am: Magic Show with Magician Mark Fuller

• 12:00 pm: Announcements of Contest Winners

• 12:15 pm: Music with Stonehouse

• 12:15 pm: Live Tomato Cook-Off

• 12:15 pm: TomatOlympics begins for Ages 6-13

• 12:15 pm: Cherry Tomato Challenge Events

• 1:30 pm: Music with Fort Vause

• 2:15 pm: Awards Ceremony for TomatOlympics

• 2:30 pm: Tomato Eating Contests for Kids & Adults

The free festival features contests for the tomato art and recipe, as well as competitions for Biggest, Ugliest and Best-Tasting Tomato. You can also don your best tomato-themed outfit to compete in the ever-popular Tomato Pageant for all ages with multiple age groups and it’s free to enter, and belly up to become the Tomato-Eating champion.

Information and photo provided by The Meadowbrook Center

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