Center's Poultry Festival must be coming up soon

City of Center staffers R.C. Welch, on ground, and Dan Zorn in bucket lift, worked on putting up Poultry Festival banners on Thursday morning around the downtown square. They said about 28 of the banners are going up around Center.

The 42nd Annual East Texas Poultry Festival, Sponsored by Farmers State Bank, is just around the corner, just less than a month away.

 

The Poultry Festival will be held on Oct. 4, 5 and 6. It is going to be a fun weekend, according to Shelby County Chamber of Commerce officials. New this year, they said will be a Children’s Tent, Car Show and Rooster Breakfast.

 

Super Wednesday, Sept. 26 starts off with the Fajita Lunch sponsored by East Texas Poultry and finishes with the Doo Dah Parade sponsored by Center Tire Company.

 

The Poultry Festival Queen will be crowned on Sept. 29 at the coronation sponsored by High Roller Wells.

 

The 5K Chicken Run and Fun Run, Sponsored by Cline’s Family Medicine and presented by 936 Crossfit will be held on Saturday morning, Oct. 6 on the downtown square.

 

Mark your calendars now and we will see you at the festival,” organizers said.

 

For more information contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682, or go to our website and click the Poultry Festival link or email info@shelbycountychamber.com.