45th East Texas Poultry Festival Schedule (It's Festival Time!)

Farmers State Bank presents the 45th East Texas Poultry Festival on the downtown Center square.

Enjoy Entertainment throughout the Festival on the Frances Oates Main Stage. Vocalists and bands are in green in the schedule below.

The Creative Arts Show, Quilt Show, and Photography Show is located inside First Baptist Church Family Life Center gym.

Entry buttons are $5 and cover all three days. Carnival Ride Wrist Bands are $20 and are only available Thursday (6-10pm) and Saturday (1-5pm).

Saturday, October 9, 2021
7am/7:30am - Poultry Festival Chicken Fun Run/Chicken Trot (Sponsored by Axley and Rhode)
***Starts at Portacool Park)
8am to 10am - Broiler Show Sift at the Rodeo Arena
10am until completion - Broiler Show Judging
10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10am to 2pm - Car and Motorcycle Show downtown square (Sponsored by Zack's Tint Shop)
10am to 5pm - Creative Arts Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Drewery Construction)
10am to 5pm - Quilt Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Scull Timber Company)
10am to 5pm - Photography Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by The Light and Champion)
10:45am - Mt. Calvary Full Gospel Church
11:30am - Chasity Davis - Gospel
12:00m - Carnival Opens
12:00m - Wing it - Wing Eating Competition
1pm to 5pm - Carnival Rides (Wrist Bands $20)
1:30pm - Charles Delaney (Vocalist)
2:15pm - David Mathis (Vocalist)
3:00pm - The Hopkins Family
4:00pm - Rythem Rockin' Cloggers
5:00pm - "Strut, Cluck and Crow" Chicken Clucking Contest on the Main Stage
5:30pm - Ag/Mechanics Auction
5:30pm - Lefty Gardner
6:45pm - Center Noon Lions Club Drawing on the main stage
7:00pm - 4-H and FFA Broiler Show Auction under the big tent on the main stage on the Center square
11pm - Festival Closes

Thursday, October 7, 2021
10:00am - Opening Ceremonies on the Historic Downtown Center Square

  • Invocation
  • National Anthem played by Center HS Band
  • Pledge to the Flag recited by Timpson ISD Elementary
  • Cutting of the Feathers by 2021 East Texas Poultry Festival Queens and Court
  • Welcome from local officials and Shelby County Chamber of Commerce President

10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10am to 5pm - Creative Arts Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Drewery Construction)
10am to 5pm - Quilt Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Scull Timber Company)
10am to 5pm - Photography Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by The Light and Champion)
10:20am - “Flashback to the Fifties” Shelbyville 4th Grade Class
10:35am - F.L. Moffett Kindergarten Classes
     10:35am - Araiza, Nunez, Gaddy
     10:55am - Fitzgerald, Woodfin
     11:15am - Belrose, Fults
11:35am - F.L. Moffett First Grade Classes
     11:35am - Sullivan, Spence, Collins
     11:55am - Ruiz, Yarbrough, Huffstetler
     12:15pm - Jurecka, Bybee, Gonzalez
12:35pm - F.L. Moffett Second Grade Classes
     12:35pm - Parker, Nehring, Helms
     12:55pm - Grigsby, Sanford, Hooper
     1:15pm - Combs, Ruis-Siso, Radney
1:30pm - Quilts of Valor
5:00pm - Jacob Wheeler (Vocalist)
5:45pm - The Ketzaly
6:00pm - Carnival Opens
6pm to 10pm - Carnival Rides (Wrist Bands $20)
7:00pm - Danny Paul and Sally Windham, and the Pack of Strays
10pm - Festival Closes

Friday, October 8, 2021

10:00am - Food / Arts & Crafts Booths Open
10:15am - Magic Show Under Tent
10am to 5pm - Creative Arts Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Drewery Construction)
10am to 5pm - Quilt Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by Scull Timber Company)
10am to 5pm - Photography Show inside First Baptist Church Family Life gym (Sponsored by The Light and Champion)
12:00m - Danny Paul and Friends - Homemade and Homegrown Music
1:00pm - Carnival Opens (NO Wristbands)
1:00pm - Center HS Theater Class
2:00pm - Center ISD Pep Rally
5:30pm - Brandon Tyler (Vocalist)
7:00pm - Joey Greer Band
11pm - Festival Closes