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Celebrating tomatoes at the Woodleaf Tomato Festival

There's all kinds of fun at the Woodleaf Tomato Festival

Last year’s Grand Marshal Sue Herrington tosses candy to the crowd. Submitted photo.

Last year’s Grand Marshal Sue Herrington tosses candy to the crowd. Submitted photo.

CLEVELAND — The Woodleaf Tomato Festival: celebrating the tomato and the farms that have been growing tomatoes in Woodleaf for more than a century.

Join the fun from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday., Aug. 15. There will be antique tractors, The Back Creek Bluegrass Boys at 9:15 and the All-Things-Tomato parade at 10 a.m., followed by the “Mayor of Woodleaf” contest (one 2-year-old candidate promises he knows how to say no), Little Miss Tomato contests for children, a silent auction, craft demonstrations, a tomato-eating contest, live music, games for children, a toy-tractor pull for children, food, tomatoes and other produce for sale.

This ninth annual event will be held on grounds of Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road, as fundraiser for church projects and local charities.

See www.facebook/woodleaftomato for more details.

 

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