Pink Tomato Festival

 

The tomato will be celebrated this weekend when the 58th Annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival gets underway with a parade, live entertainment, tomato eating contest, tomato packing contest, BLT cook-off, baseball tournament, all tomato luncheon, Little Miss Pink Tomato pageant, a performance by country music artist Ricky Skaggs, and many other events and activities. Weekend schedule and Seark Today photos/coverage of the 2013 Pink Tomato Festival.

Schedule:

Friday, June 13 

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. — Information booth, festival t-shirt sales
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. — Arts & Crafts, Myrtle Street
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. — Quilt Show and Display, Bradley County Courthouse
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main Street
9 a.m. — Arkansas Game & Fish mobile aquarium on the square
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Cummins Prison Band
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. — Open House at local banks
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Dig for Treasure on the square
3 p.m. — Turtle Races on the Ryburn Motor Co.Stage
4:45-5:15 PM Tomato Packing Contest
5 p.m. — Cutest Baby Contest at the Warren Cultural Center (admission fee)
5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. — Derrick Rose Comedy & Magic, on the SuperValu Stage
6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. — “Great Bowls of Fire” Salsa Contest
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. — “Slik Nickel” street dance, downtown Warren
8 p.m. — Street Jam on Cypress Street by DJ Jam-a-Lot

Saturday, June 14

7 a.m. — Pink Tomato Festival 5K Walk
7:30 a.m. — Pink Tomato Festival 5k Run
8 a.m. — Pink Tomato Festival High School Baseball Benefit Tournament, 12-Under, City Complex
8 a.m. — Swim Meet at the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA
8 a.m. — Dog Show at the Old Armory, sponsored by Bradley County Humane Society
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. — Quilt Show, Bradley County Courthouse
9 a.m. — Antique/Classic Car Show, Warren City Park
9 a.m. — Arkansas Game & Fish mobile aquarium
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. — Derrick Rose Comedy and Magic Show, Connect Arkansas Stage
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Arts & Crafts on  Myrtle Street
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. — Information booth
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main Street
10 a.m. — Pink Tomato Parade, downtown Warren
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Heirloom Tomato Taste Test
11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. — Pink Tomato Festival Art Show at Bradley County Historical Museum
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Dig for Treasure on the Square
11 a.m. — Tomato Eating Contest, Connect Arkansas Stage
12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. — Southern BMX Stunt Show
12:30 p.m. — All Tomato Luncheon at First Baptist Church Activities Center
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. — Derrick Rose Comedy & Magic, SuperValu stage
1 p.m.-3 p.m. — Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Bowl Cook-Off
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Jubilation Jazz, SuperValu Stage
2:30 p.m. — Little Miss Pink Tomato Pageant, Warren Cultural Center
2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Local entertainment, SuperValu stage
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. — Bretheren, Ryburn Motor Co. stage
7 p.m. — The Hispanic DJ, Cypress Street
8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Ryburn Motor Co. stage
10 p.m. — Fireworks show, downtown Warren

Thursday, Friday and Saturday — Carnival, downtown Warren