The 16th Annual Lauderdale County Tomato Festival

[ Thursday, July 8 | Friday, July 9 | Saturday, July 10 ]

Friday, June 25th

2nd Annual Tina Turner Family Center's Celebrity Waiters Luncheon

Noon

Ripley Walking Horse Classic
Ripley Park
Sponsor:Boy Scouts of America Ripley Scout Troop 63

6:30 pm

Talent Show
RHS Little Theater
Sponsors: Ripley Merchants & Professionals and Helen R Tucker Adult Developmental Center

7:00 pm

Tuesday, July 6th

Junior Golf Tournament
Rolling Hills Country Club
Sponsor: Lauderdale County Bank

8:00 am

Thursday, July 8th
Growers' Appreciation Day

Prayer Breakfast
Rolling Hills Country Club
Sponsor: Union Planters Bank

7:30am

Golf Tournament
Rolling Hills Country Club
Sponsor: Exchange Club/Tina Turner Center

1:00pm

Tomato Contest
Judging: Biggest, Oddest Shape, Color & Best Taste
Sponsor: Union Planters

2:00pm

Arts, Crafts, Food Booths, Children's Games & Carnival
Ripley Park

3:00pm

Art Exhibit - "Home Grown" (Through July 31)
Bank of Ripley Lobby Court Square
Sponsor: Lauderdale County Council of Arts

8:00am - 5:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
Ripley Park, Main Stage

5:30pm

Gospel Quarter Singing
featuring The Jubileers from Jackson, Fathers Four from Memphis, and the Barnetts from Staton
Ripley Park, Main Stage
Sponsor: Todd Uniform

7:00pm

Friday, July 9th

Arts, Crafts, Food Booths
Children's Games & Carnival
Ripley Park

9:00am

Art Exhibit - "Home Grown" (through July 31)
Bank of Ripley - Lobby
Court Square
Sponsor: Lauderdale County Council of Arts

8:00am - 5:00pm

Public Book Sale
Sugar Hill Library, 123 S. Jefferson

9:00am - 5:00pm

Educational Exhibit - "Tomato Café"
Union Planters Bank
Sponsor: TSU Cooperative Extension Program and UT Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education Program ( TNCEP) Coalition

11:00am - 1:00pm

Tomato Tasting
First Baptist Church - Family Life Center
Sponsor: FCE Clubs - U.T> Extension Services

11:00am - 1:00pm

Art Mall Grand Opening
Main Street, on the courthouse square

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Local Talent
Main Stage, Ripley Park

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Marilyn Uselton & Debbie Holdiness
Main Stage, Ripley Park

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Cheerleader/Gymnastics
from Ripley Parks and Recreation
Main Stage, Ripley Park

6:00pm

BBQ Cooking Contest
Ripley Park (Judging will be noon Saturday)
Sponsor: Exchange Club/Tina Turner Center

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Sue McLemore - Workout
Main Stage, Ripley Park

7:30pm - 8:30pm

The Bouffants
Main Stage, Ripley Park

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, July 10th

5-K Run/Walk
First United Methodish Church, 145 S. Main St.
Sponsor: First Citizens Bank & BMH-Lauderdale

7:30am

Action Shooting Pistol Contest
FOB Building
Chairman: Dwight Weaver

7:30am

Arts, Crafts, Food Booths, Children's Games & Carnival
Ripley Park

9:00am

Art Exhibit - "Home Grown" (through July 31)
Bank of Ripley - Lobby
Court Square
Sponsor: Lauderdale County Council of Arts

10:00am - 3:00pm

Baby Crawling Contest
6 - 18 months; $2.00 Entry
Ripley Park
Sponsor: Helen R. Tucker Adult Developmental Center

9:00am

R.A.C.E. Car Show
Ripley Park
Sponsor: R.A.C.E.

8:00am - 5:00pm

Pet Show
Ripley Park
Chairman: Michelle Pattat

10:00am

BBQ Cooking Finals
Ripley Park
Sponsor: Bank Tennessee

Noon

Home Run Hitting Contest

Noon

"Celebrity" Softball Game
Ripley Park
Sponsors: Memphis Redbirds and West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx
Chairman: Jay Heath

1:00pm

John Gaddy & The Spirituals
Main Stage, Ripley Park

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Cindy Bailey
Piano and Voice Studio
Main Stage, Ripley Park

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Cheerleaders
from RHS, HHS, LMS & HJHS
Main Stage, Ripley Park

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Tina Turner Family Center Auction
Ripley Park, Main Stage

5:30pm - 7:00pm

River City Band
Conducted by Dr, Sidney McKay,
Band Director, The University of Memphis
Ripley Park, Main Stage

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Street Dance
With DJ providing your favorite music

8:30pm - 10:30pm

 



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