TAF

Schedule of Events

Tomato Story Time
10:30 a.m.
Inglewood Library
Join us for an entertaining story time that celebrates the great uniter — the TOMATO! There will be stories, songs, and crafts for ages 2-5, all centered around our juicy garden friend. The fun begins at 10:30 a.m.
Don’t miss this fruit and vegebration!
4312 Gallatin Pike
(615) 862-5866

Tomato Art Fest
Wine Supper

Rumours East
See what wines are chosen to pair with a menu featuring all things tomato.
1112 Woodland St.
(615) 262-5346
www.rumourseast.com

King & Queen Competition
8 p.m.
Location TBD
The contest is limited to 16 contestants who will be judged in two categories: Creative Costume and Tomato Q&A. The fee for entry is $20, with over $400 in prizes going to the winners.

Kid’s Tomato Art Show
Opening Reception

5–6:30 P.M.
YCAP Chapel
Tomato art by young tomato artists.
1021 Russell St.
(615) 256-9622 ext. 72555
lgregg@ymcamidtn.org

Tomato Art Preview Party
6:30–9 P.M.
Art & Invention Gallery
A wonderful night of sights, sounds and flavors. And a garden’s worth of tomato art. $25.00 (reservations required).
1106 Woodland St.
(615) 226-2070
meg@artandinvention.com

Children’s Fun Run
7 A.M.
Five Points
Registration is $5 per child.
Corner of Woodland and 10th Street

Tomato Treats
7 A.M.–8 P.M.
Turnip Truck
Tomato-inspired treats for sample and for purchase.
970 Woodland St.
(615) 650-3600

Tomato 5K
7:30 A.M.
Five Points
Registration is $35 per runner until August 7; $40 on August 8-9.
Corner of Woodland and 10th Street

New Orleans-style
Second Line Parade

9 A.M.
Art & Invention Gallery
The parade starts in front of Art & Invention Gallery and ends in the center of Five Points. East Magnet School Marching Band will be bringing up the rear.
1106 Woodland St.

Tomato Fairy | Elf Costume Contest
11 A.M.
Behind Fanny’s House of Music
Join us for a Tomato Fairy and Elf contest for children of all ages.
1101 Holly St.

KidFest
9 A.M.–1 P.M.
East End United Methodist Church
Fun for children of all ages — inflatables, a water slide, hair painting, popsicles, crafts and good ol’ storytelling. Plus, it’s free!
12th & Holly


Tomato Art Show
10 A.M.–7 P.M.
Art & Invention Gallery
One heck of a fine collection, chock full of the best tomato art any tomato-eating fool
would love.
1106 Woodland St.
(615) 226-2070
meg@artandinvention.com

Tomato Bazaar
10 A.M.–6 P.M.
Five Points
Over 190 vendors will be on site all day, pretty much from sun up to sun down, peddling their tempting and delightful wares.
For a list of vendors and a vendor map, visit:
www.tomatoartfest.com

Tomato Art Fest Cornhole Tournament
10 A.M.-’til a champion is crowned
Lot next to Bongo East
Two players toss bags of corn at a 6-inch hole 10 yards away in 
a quest to become “King of the Cornhole Toss.” Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams, as well as gifts for the best team name.

Bobbing For Tomatoes | Tomato Toss
10 A.M.–1:30 P.M.
Wags & Whiskers
Bobbing for (real) tomatoes
 and tossing (faux) tomatoes at a target; plus prizes, treats for the pooches and wading
 pools to cool hot paws — fun for pets and those who love them.
1008 Forrest Ave.
(615) 228-9249

Faux Paw Fashion Show
10:30 A.M.–11:30 P.M.
Zeitlin Realtors Stage
Costume contest for your pet.
BP parking lot at the corner of 11th and Woodland
www.lockelandsprings. org/fauxpaw
www.eastcan.org

Giant Ice Cream Sundae Extravaganza
Noon
Pied Piper Creamery
Kids ages 2-10 try to build the largest ice cream sundae in East Nashville.
114 South 11th St.

Biggest/ Littlest/Ugliest Tomato Contest
12:30 P.M.
Location TBD
Enter your tomato to win coveted prizes for ugliest, biggest and littlest tomato.

Beautiful Tomato Contest
1-2 P.M.
Alegria
Costume contest for your tomatoes. Entries must be submitted by 1 p.m. to be eligible.
5 Points Collaborative
1108 Woodland St.
(615) 227-8566

Recipe Contest
2 P.M.
The best tomato recipes in East Nashville will duke it out in this year’s contest. Drop off entries between 1:15 and 1:45 P.M. Judging starts promptly at 2 p.m.
Margot Cafe
122 South 12th St.
info@nashvillefarmersmarket.org

Best Red-Head Competition
2-3 P.M.
Zeitlin Realtors Stage
Just show up with your tomato red locks. This contest is open to redheads of both the natural and not-so-natural variety.
BP parking lot at the corner of 11th and Woodland

Bloody Mary Competition
3 P.M.
3 Crow Bar
Discover the best Bloody Mary in town at the place where everybody knows your name.
1024 Woodland St.
(615) 262-3345

Tomatoes and Wine
5–11 P.M.
Rumours East
Drink specials and a refreshing tomato-inspired menu throughout the day.
1112 Woodland Street
(615) 262-5346

Bike Valet
Corner of 11th & Forrest
Corner of 11th & Russell
Why drive and struggle with parking when you can bike to the festival? Members of Walk | Bike Nashville will park your bike in the BP Station parking lot while you enjoy the day’s event.

Tomato Haiku Competition
Time to get your rhymes right, folks, because the tomato haiku competition is back. Winners will be announced from the main stage and receive prizes, accolades and the sheer joy that comes with winning.

Family Fun Open House
YCAP
Games and fun activities for families to enjoy in air-conditioned  inside the Ann Ragsdale Recreation Center located behind the YCAP Building on Russell Street.
1021 Russell St.

Kids Tomato Art Exhibit
YCAP Chapel
Children’s tomato artwork will be on display with contest placement ribbons and awards. 1021 Russell St.

First Annual Homemade Salsa Competition
Location TBD
There will be prizes for hot, mild, and tomatilla salsas, with tastings throughout the day. Sponsored by Rosepepper Cantina.