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Tomato Festival 2018
August 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Henderson County Tailgate Market is ready to once again celebrate the beloved tomato for the 14th annual Tomato Festival. North Carolina ranks seventh nationally in the production of tomatoes destined for fresh market. Every year nearly 3,000 acres of this tasty favorite are grown across the Tar Heel state with many of them harvested in Henderson County. On Saturday, Aug. 4, vendors will offer a variety of Henderson County fresh tomatoes and more. Come grab a free tomato sandwich, listen to some tunes and shop at the various booths for all kinds of North Carolina goodness including fresh produce, eggs, chicken, flowers, plantings, honey, baked goods, natural beauty products and more. The Henderson County Tailgate Market opened in 1979 featuring fresh county grown produce. It is one of the oldest and most successful open air markets in Western North Carolina. This year the season is open to the public every Saturday, rain or shine, from April 7 through October 27 from 8am to 12noon at 100 North King St. in the parking lot of the county office building. Visit online at: www.hendersoncountytailgatemarket.com.
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