18th Annual National Cornbread Festival

~PLEASE NOTE that all times are Central Daylight Time~

Saturday, April 19th

·         6:00 pm – Miss National Cornbread Contest – The Princess Theatre

Tuesday, April 22nd

·         Week long Carnival by Kissel Rides and Shows

·         Weeknights after 6:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday after 10:00 am

Friday, April 25th

·         6:00 pm – Opening Ceremonies

·         7:00 pm–11:00 pm – Street Dance featuring The Malemen Band

·         9:00 pm – Fireworks Display

Saturday, April 26th

·         8:00 am – 5K Run/Walk

·         9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Festival Hours

·         9:15 am & 10:30 am – 4H Cornbread Cook-off Heats (2nd Street Cook-off Stage)

·         9:30 am – 5K Race Results and Awards (Citizens Park Stage)

·         10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Bluegrass, Old Time, Traditional Jamming Tent

·         10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Tours of Historic Neighborhoods (sign up @ Light #3)

·         10:30 am – 3:30 pm – Lodge Foundry Plant Tours

·         11:30 am – 2014 Miss National Cornbread Festival Contest Winners Introduced (First Volunteer Stage)

·         11:45 am – 4H Cook-off Winners Announced (First Volunteer Stage)

·         1:00 pm & 3:00 pm – National Championship Cook-off Heats (2nd Street Cook-off Stage)

·         5:00 pm – National Cornbread Festival Cook-off Winners Announced (First Volunteer Stage)

·         3:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Classic Car Cruise-in at the Dixie Freeze

Sunday, April 27th

·         7:30 am – 10:30 am – Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast benefiting Marion County Children’s Fund

·         8:00 am – 9:00 am – Community Worship Service (Citizens Park Stage)

·         9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Festival Hours

·         10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Tours of Historic Neighborhoods (sign up @ Light #3)

·         10:30 am – 3:30 pm – Lodge Foundry Plant Tours

·         11:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Bluegrass, Old Time, Traditional Jamming Tent

·         1:00 pm – Rhonda Vincent and The Rage (First Volunteer Stage)

·         1:00 pm - 3:00 pm – Battle of the Schools Cornbread Cook-off  (2nd Street Cook-Off Stage)

     

All Weekend

 ·         Festival Foods – Southern Cooking & Dishes from across the USA

·         Cornbread Alley – Samples of Cornbread Recipes Galore

·         Non-Stop Entertainment on four stages - The Princess Theatre, First Volunteer Stage, Citizens Park Stage, and the Gazebo

·         Cornbread Eatin’, Buttermilk Chuggin’, and Ice Cream Eatin’ Contests

·         Juried Arts & Crafts Exhibits

·         Official NCF Souvenirs

·         Children’s Activities at Cornbread Kid’s Corner


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