2018 Eastmont Tomato Festival
Venue: Meadowbrook Center, Shawsville
Organizations: Fort Vause, Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly, Arts & Theatre
Cost: Free
Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation presents the 11th annual EastMont Tomato Festival on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at The Meadowbrook Center in Shawsville.

Event Schedule:
• 8:30- am: Registration for Events
• 10:00 am: Official Opening
• 10:00 am: Tonic (Band)
• 10:30 am: Tomato Royalty Pageant
• 10:45 am: Closing of Entries for Contests
• 11:15 am: Magician Mark Fuller
• 12:15 pm: Stonehouse (Band)
• 12:15 pm: TomatOlympics begins
• 1:30 pm: Fort Vause (Band)
• 2:15 pm: Presentation of Awards for TomatOlympics
• 2:30 pm: Tomato Eating Contests

The free family friendly 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, and belly up to become the Tomato-Eating champion.

In addition, the festival features:
• Great food (fried green tomatoes, BLTs, pizzas, tomato sandwiches, tomato biscuits and more);
• Live music by local bands
• A magician and games
• Arts, crafts and foods from regional artists and farmers
• And the TomatOlympics, a series of tomato-themed challenges along our crazy obstacle course. (Just for the fun of it, kids get a chance to throw squishy tomatoes at the Human Tomato Target.)

This year’s festival is being presented by Red Sun Farms, a leader in the true greenhouse vegetable industry, owning and operating farms in all three NAFTA countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States including nearby Dublin.

The EastMont Tomato Festival is a program of Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works to enhance the quality of life in eastern Montgomery County, Virginia.

To view the event flyer, visit: https://i.imgur.com/JNWU0W5.jpg.

For more information, please visit: http://eastmonttomatofestival.org or https://www.facebook.com/EastMontTomatoFestival/ or
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