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The Poultry Festival is Coming



Planning is underway for the 43rd East Texas Poultry Festival, presented by Farmers State Bank. The Poultry Festival will be held October 3-5 on the historic downtown Center square.  There are still spaces available for Arts and Crafts vendors. To receive an application and a copy of the guidelines call the Chamber office or go online to the Chamber website find the Poultry Festival page under Events.  Applications are being accepted at the Chamber office until Friday, August 9th. Gold Sponsors for the Festival are City of Center, Drewery Construction, Pilgrims Pride and Tyson Foods. 

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 on Friday, August 17.

Information is also available on the website for the Car Show, Sponsored by Zack’s Tint Shop; the Creative Arts Show, the Photography Show, and the Quilt Show, Sponsored by Scull Timber.


For an application to be received by mail or electronically or questions, call Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 936-598-3682 or email





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