Planning is underway for the 38th East Texas Poultry Festival, which will take place October 2-4 on the historic downtown Center square, with Co-chairmen Jim Sawyer and Hollie Adams leading the steering committee. According to Polly McKissick, Arts and Crafts Committee Chair, vendor applications are being accepted at the Shelby County Chamber office until Friday, August 8. To receive an application and a copy of the guidelines call the Chamber office or go online at www.shelbycountychamber.com. The fee for the rental of a 10' x 10' booth is $125. Each booth includes a canopy and an electrical outlet. Booths must be manned continuously during the hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. all three days of the festival. First time exhibitors are asked to send three color photographs showing merchandise that will be in the booth. The Arts & Crafts committee will select the vendors based on the type and quality of merchandise and notify them of their selection. For an application to be received by mail or electronically or questions, call Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 936-598-3682 or email email@example.com.