43rd East Texas Poultry Festival kicks off with 10 a.m. Thursday opening ceremony

Farmers State Bank
 
Presents the

SHELBY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

43RD ANNUAL EAST TEXAS POULTRY FESTIVAL

 

**Opening Ceremonies**

 

10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 3, 2019 Sponsored by Focus Care of Center Historic Downtown Square

Invocation: Pastor Andy Wilson, FUPC

National Anthem: Center High School Band, Director Chris Smith

Pledge to the Flag: Timpson ISD Kindergarten

Cutting of the Feathers: 2019 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen and Court

Welcome:

County Judge, Allison Harbison President Farmers State Bank, City of Center Mayor, David Chadwick Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Brian Dean

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Enjoy entertainment throughout the Festival on the Frances Oates Main Stage - "The Big Tent." Vocalists and bands are in green in the schedule below. Schools who have students participating in the festival are in a color representing their school colors.

The Creative Arts Show is inside the Historic Courthouse on the downtown square. The Photography Show is located inside of Vision Source on Nacogdoches Street on the downtown square.

Arm bands are $20 and are on Thursday and Friday ONLY!

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Petting Zoo at Children's Tent
10:00am - Opening Ceremonies on the Historic Downtown Center Square (Sponsored by Focused Care of Center)

  • Invocation by Pastor Andy Wilson, First United Pentecostal Church

  • National Anthem played by Center HS Band, Director Chris Smith

  • Pledge of Allegiance recited by Timpson ISD Kindergarten

  • Cutting of the Feathers: 2019 Poultry Festival Queen Kristen Orsak and Court Princesses: Naquila Barnes, Kennedy Bush, Azsahlia Cartwright, Camryn Crouch, Katelyn Duvon, Paige Estes, CaDayasia Garrett, Taylor Horton, Morgan Jefferson, Ashleigh McKim, Tatum Mettauer, Brooklinn Penning, and Kaitlin Williams)

  • Welcome from County Judge, Allison Harbison; President of Farmers State Bank, City of Center Mayor, David Chadwick; Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Brian Dean

10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10am to 5pm - Photography Show at Vision Source, 106 Nacogdoches Street, downtown square
12m to 5pm - Creative Arts and Quilt Show inside Historic Courthouse (Sponsored by Scull Timber)
10:10am - “Flashback to the Past” Shelbyville Fourth Grade Class 
10:30am - F.L. Moffett Kindergarten Classes 
     10:30am - Fults, Thomas, Nunez
     10:45am - Belrose, Araiza, Sanford
     11:05am - Fitzgerald, Rogers, Phelps
12:00m - Center Elementary First Grade Classes 
     12:00m - Jurecka, Collins, Gonzales, Araiza
     12:10pm - Stroud, Haddox, Sullivan, Palm
     12:20pm - Ruiz, Birdwell, Bybee, Trahan
12:35pm - Center Elementary Second Grade Classes 
     12:35pm - Hroncich, Nehring, Gregston
     12:45pm - Radney, Hooper, Helms
     12:55pm - Bates, Ruiz-Siso, Parker
1:10pm - Center Elementary Third Grade Classes 
     1:10pm - Lopez, Murray, Ratley
     1:20pm - Burns, Corbell, Crouch
     1:30pm - Wheeler, Tomlin, Bennett, Combs
2:00pm - Open Microphone 
5:30pm - "Elephants in the Room" Improv - Center HS Theater
5:45pm - The Blake Brothers - Bluegrass Band
6:00pm - Carnival Opens
6pm to 10pm - Carnival Rides (Wristbands $20)
7:00pm - Beans and Strings Chicken Pickin' featuring local musicians including Danny Paul Windham, Thomas Morrison and the Pack of Strays
10:00pm - Festival Closes

Friday, October 4, 2019
Petting Zoo at Children's Tent
10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10am to 4pm - Creative Arts and Quilt Show inside Historic Courthouse (Sponsored by Scull Timber)
10am to 5pm - Photography Show at Vision Source, 106 Nacogdoches Street, downtown square
10am - Magic Show under Big Tent
Bring it Back Chemistry Magic Show. Shelbyville High School Chemistry Students
11:00am - Center Christian Academy Pre-K3, Pre-K4, Kindergarten, First, Second, Third, and Fourth Grades
12:00m - Danny Paul and Sally Windham and Friends
1:00pm - Carnival Opens
1pm to 5pm - Carnival Rides (Wristbands $20)
4:00pm - Self Defense America demonstration
5:30pm - Open Microphone
6:00pm - Brandon Tyler
7:00pm - BlindPursuit - Headliner
11:00pm - Festival Closes

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Petting Zoo at Children's Tent
7am/7:30am  - Poultry Festival Chicken Fun Run/Chicken Trot (Presenting Sponsor is Cline Family Medicine and Award Sponsor is Hope Community Medicine) on ***Downtown Square***
8am - Rooster Breakfast with food prepared by Center HS Culinary Arts Students, located at Raymond Motors, 301 San Augustine Street (Sponsored by East Texas Poultry Supply)
     Breakfast Menu: Southwest Breakfast Burrito $3, Apple Pie Burrito $3, Granola Trail Mix $2 per bag.
     Drinks: Bottle Water $1, Gatorade $2, Canned Soda $1
9am to 11am - Broiler Show Sift at Raymond Motors, 301 San Augustine Street
10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10am to 2pm - Car and Motorcycle Show on the downtown square on Shelbyville Street (in front of Farmers State Bank)
10am to 4pm - Creative Arts and Quilt Show inside Historic Courthouse (Sponsored by Scull Timber)
10am to 5pm - Photography Show at Vision Source, 106 Nacogdoches Street, downtown square
11:00am - Broiler Show Judging at Raymond Motors, 301 San Augustine Street
12:00m - Carnival Rides Open (NO Wristbands)
12:30pm - First United Methodist Church
12:50pm - Braelyn McCaffrey
1:00pm - Jim Jacobs
1:30pm - The Parmer Family
2:00pm - Maureen Kennon
2:30pm - Charles Delaney
3:15pm - Chassity Davis
3:45pm - Payton McGee
4:00pm - Brandon Tyler
4:30pm - The Border Sisters
5:00pm - "Strut, Cluck and Crow" Chicken Clucking Contest (Sponsored by Debrah J. Worsham, DDS and Award Sponsor is Payne Community News)
5:30pm - Wing It - Chicken Wing Eating Competition ***New Event*** pre-registation at event at 5pm - Only 12 entries allowed!
6:00pm - Center Noon Lions Club Truck Drawing
6:15pm - Lawn Chair Brigade
6:30pm - J.J.E. Gibson Brick Auction - Shelby County Historical Society (Museum Fundraiser)
7:00pm - 4-H and FFA Broiler Show Auction on the main stage
11:00pm - Festival Closes

 

Presenting Sponsor

Farmers State Bank

Gold Sponsors

City of Center Drewery Construction Pilgrim’s Pride Tyson Foods

Entrance Sponsor

Shelby Savings Bank

T-Shirt Sponsor

First United Pentecostal Church

VIP Thursday Sponsor Austin Bank

VIP Friday Sponsor Cobb-Vantress-Timberlake Farm

VIP Saturday Sponsor High Roller Wells, LLC

Frances Oates Stage Sponsor

Specter, Inc.

Port-A-Potty Sponsor

WesTech

Coozie Sponsors

Pineywoods Beverage Wiggins Farms

Opening Ceremonies Sponsor

Focus Care of Center

Fajita Lunch Sponsor

East Texas Poultry Supply

Quilt Show Sponsor

Scull Timber Company, Inc.

Rooster Breakfast Sponsor

East Texas Poultry Supply

Car Show Sponsor

Zack’s Tint Shop

5K Run Sponsor

Cline Family Medicine Award Sponsor: Hope Community Medicine

Chicken Clucking Contest Platinum Sponsor Debrah J. Worsham, DDS Award Sponsor

Payne’s Community News

Doo Dah Parade Platinum Sponsor Center Tire Company Gold Sponsors

Ihlo Sales & Import Company J. Ken Muckelroy/Professional Title Service

Queen’s Court Pageant Platinum Sponsor High Roller Wells, LLC Gold Sponsors

JML Management Elite Hair Design Dazzle Me Pink & Blue

Trash Can Sponsor

Shelby Savings Bank

Dining Tent Sponsor

Shoop Insurance Shoop Financial Services

Broiler Show

Shelby Savings Bank

 

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935
936-598-3377