Jun 05 2015

4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ August 22, 2014

Tomato Festival Event of August 2014
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This is the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ and we expect to enjoy local tomatoes and traditional foods along with live musical entertainment!

This year the ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ will be held on August 22, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Vienna’s park on the waterfront of the Nanticoke River, a rain date has been scheduled for the 23rd, just in case. See map below and directions to Vienna are available by clicking here…

Schedule of Events

‘Big Boy’ At the Gazebo

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’10:00 am     Opening Ceremonies
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’11:15 am     Unity

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:00 pm    Shelley Abbott

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:00 pm     New and Used Bluegrass

Games & Contests

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:15 pm   Watermelon Rolling
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’1:15 pm     Peach Pit Spitting

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:15 pm     Watermelon Eating

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’4:00 pm    Tomato Wars — Download the Form to register your team to participate in the Tomato War…click here

Tractor Parade 3:30 pm

‘Chow Chow’ At the Tomato Tent

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’11:00 am “The History of the Canning Industry” by Joe Secrist
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:00 pm “Cooking with Tomatoes & Herbs” by Julianna Pax

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’1:00 pm “Shipping the Produce”

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:00 pm “Tomatoes: The Lifestyle and Culture” by Bill Jarmon

Parking and Transportation

Vienna\'s Free Tram provides free rides during the Tomato FestivalAs you may have noticed, there are no vehicles parked on the street. The Town of Vienna will have designated areas to park, without any cost, and will have trams available to bring you to the Park on the Nanticoke River - at no cost!

Map of Vienna, Maryland\'s Park on the Nanticoke River for most Events
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Proudly presented by the Dorchester County Historical Society and the Town of Vienna.

For more information and questions please call (410) 228-7953.

Read about The 3rd Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ by clicking here

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