Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Local News

June 10, 2013


JACKSONVILLE — Tomatoes are taking the town by storm, so if you're sitting there reading your paper, put it down...for now...and go enjoy the once-a-year festivities in downtown Jacksonville.

Schedule of Events:

Jacksonville Bass Club Fishing Tournament 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lake Jacksonville Concession (Byrd Rd)

Jacksonville Soccer Association Tournament 8 a.m.  Until games completed Tomato Bowl (Hwy. 79 & Austin St)

Jacksonville Tennis Association Tournament 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Jacksonville High School (Corinth Rd)

Welcome - Mayor & Chamber Chair of the Board 8:45 a.m. Entertainment Stage

Open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Registration - Best Home Grown Tomato Contest 9 - 10:30 a.m. Norman Activity Center

Jacksonville Iron Works Truck Pull Challenge 9 am - 1 pm Austin Street

East Texas Medical Center Health Screening 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Antique Car Show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hwy. 79/Austin

Antique Tractor Show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hwy. 79/Austin

Motorcycle Show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hwy. 79/Austin

Jacksonville Fire Dept. Cooling Station 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Jacksonville Citizens Police Academy Hay Ride 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Commerce Street

Cherokee County Historical Commission History Display 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Tomato Shed Tour 9 a.m - 4 p.m. The Tomato Shed - David Claiborne

Top Tomato Poster Contest Display 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Boy Scout Museum 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Tomato Shoot 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Jacksonville Daily Progress parking lot

Photo Contest 9 am – 10 pm

Lighting Bob Stewart (entertainment stage) 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Entertainment Stage

Registration - Salsa Contest 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Norman Activity Center

Kiwanis Club Auction 11 a.m - 1 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Tomato Eating Contest (Celebrity) 11 a.m. Entertainment Stage

Tomato Peeling Contest 11:15 a.m. Entertainment Stage

Levi Kitchens (entertainment stage)11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Entertainment Stage

Awards - Best Home Grown Tomato Contest 12:00 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Tomato Mashing Contest 12:45 p.m. Stage area

Tomato Eating Contest (Kids 7 - 12) 1 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Awards - Salsa Contest 1:30 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Stefan Cotter & the C Otters (entertainment stage) 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Got Talent Contest With Locked & Loaded 1:30 - 4 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Joanna Endsley (entertainment stage) 2:45 - 4 p.m. Entertainment Stage

Awards - Antique Car & Tractor Show & Motorcycle Show 3 p.m. Hwy. 79/Austin

Gospel Concert Featuring Chordsmith 5 - 7 p.m. Norman Activity Center

Chili's Street Dance Featuring Lady Chazz & the Tramps 7 - 10 p.m. Chili's - 1225 S. Jackson

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