Festival Schedule


Aug
23
Fri
Brian Brown Greenway Community Art Competition Artist Deadline @ Martin City Hall
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Professional and amateurs individual artists, families and community groups are welcome to pick up and paint a 3 foot x 3 foot wooden panel to paint a mini-murals (painting done July 1 through August 23) for this new community art competition. The $25 board fee is due upon pickup with a completed registration form. The theme of the paintings will be “Growing Community Through Art”. Artists have to supply their own paint. Each winner in the three separate categories: individual, family, group will win $100 cash prize. Funds raised will help the beautification of the Brian Brown Memorial Greenway. For more information visit www.tnsoybeanfestival.org or call Martin City Hall.

Sonsored by: Weakley Arts Can

 

TSF Community Art Competition “Growing Community Through Art” RULES and REGISTRATION

Aug
27
Tue
TSF Junior Art & Photography Contest @ City Hall
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate art and photography! Childrens grades kindergarten through 8th grade can submit art and photos to enter to win CACH Prizes.  Contest open to Weakley County students.

Up to 2 pieces of art and photography per person can be submitted. Art should be drawn and photos should be mounted on a blank 5×8 index card. Please include the name, school, and grade of the child on the back.

All photos submission should be emailed to [email protected]

Judging categories for K-2nd, 3rd-5th, and 6th-8th will each be awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Deadine to drop off art and photos is Tuesday, August 27th at Martin City Hall by 5:00pm.

Entries and winners will be displayed on a banner wall during the Tennessee Soybean Festival.

Sponsored by:  Weakley County Young Professionals

Aug
29
Thu
Salute to Our Heroes @ Pecan Grove Bed & Breakfast
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm

Heroes Dinner for Martin Police, Fire Department & TN Highway Patrol, Location: Pecan Grove Bed & Breakfast, Sponsored by Pecan Grove Bed & Breakfast & TN Soybean Promotion Council

Aug
31
Sat
TSF HomeGrown Farmers Market @ Martin Farmers Market
Aug 31 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Purchase local produce grown within 25 miles of Martin, TN. The Tennessee Soybean Festival Harvest Market will feature live music, guest vendors from Coastal Connection Seafood, and local craft vendors.

Sep
1
Sun
Brian Brown Greenway Community Art Display Open @ Brian Brown Memorial Greenway
Sep 1 all-day

Take a walk down the new addition of the Brian Brown Memorial Greenway and view the mini murals on display. Each piece of art will have a corresponding number. You can cast your vote using a ballot box set-up at either end of the greenway art corridor. The final voting day will be Saturday, September 7th from 8 am – 4 pm. The paintings with the most individual votes will be the winner! The community art competition is a collaborative effort with the TN Soybean Festival Committee, City of Martin, the Brian Brown Memorial Greenway Foundation, and Weakley ArtsCan.

Sponsored by: Weakley Arts Can

TSF 6th Annual Guitar As Art Contest Exhibition @ Art Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Showcasing guitars that have been artistically altered using any 2D media method. Refreshments and live music. The Guitar as Art Exhibit is open to the public Tuesday, September 3 through Saturday, September 21, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm.

2019 Gutar as Art Spec. Sheet Artists are welcome to enter the contest and can pick up and pay for guitars at Martin City Hall while guitars are available.  Cost to enter is $35.

Deadline for guitars to be turned in for jurying  is Friday, Aug. 30 at Martin City Hall by 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by: Sodexo Dining Services, UT Martin Dept. of Visual and Theatre Arts, and the League of Striving Artists

Soybean Movie Night | Incredibles 2 @ Virginia Weldon Park
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for a Family Movie Night at The Tennessee Soybean Festival. Watch Incredibles 2  in Virginia Weldon Park under the stars.  Bring blankets and a picnic dinner. The Martin Parks & Rec department will be selling popcorn, candy, and drinks.  Time: 8:00 pm Location:Virginia Weldon Park

 

Sep
2
Mon
TSF HomeGrown Farmers Market @ Martin Farmers Market
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Purchase local produce grown within 25 miles of Martin, TN. The Tennessee Soybean Festival Harvest Market will feature live music, guest vendors from Coastal Connection Seafood, and local craft vendors.

Sep
4
Wed
Community Health Awareness Fair @ Historic Martin North Lindell St.
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

 

 

Time: 5:00pm-6:45pm

Location: Historic Downtown Martin 

Free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather location will be at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Applications to set up a booth should click on Community Health Awareness Fair 2019 Application and return by Monday, Aug. 19th.

Sponsored by: Lions Club and Weakley County Interagency Council

Sep
6
Fri
26th Annual Chicken Crazy, Hog Wild BBQ Cook-Off & Community Meal @ Virginia Weldon Park
Sep 6 all-day

26th Annual Chicken Crazy, Hog Wild BBQ Cook-Off & Free Community Meal 

The FREE Tyson BBQ Chicken community meal begins at 5:00pm in Virginia Weldon Park. BBQ chicken plates are limited and available while supplies last in designated areas. 

Listen to amazing Bluegrass from Donna Ulisse during the BBQ Community Meal. het free concert will begin at 5:00pm in Virginia Weldon Park. 

 

 Sponsor: Tyson Foods

BBQ COOK OFF INFO: Cook Time: All Day ;  Cooking Categories: Backyard Variety, Backyard Bird, Shoulder, Fine Swine, & Ribs  Cooking Teams registration.  2019 Chicken Crazy & Hog Wild BBQ Cook-Off Application

Questions: Contact Tiffany Cathey at Tyson Foods, Obion County Complex Phone: (731)-886-4780

 

6th Annual Sammies Bacon Eating Contest @ Virginia Weldon Park Stage
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm

Time: 6:30pm  Location: Virginia Weldon Park Stage

Advance registration is required. Contact the Sammies Restaurant at in Martin, TN  at (731) 587-1992 or

Only TEN spots available. Lock, Stock & Barrel challenge winners will have priority.

Visit the Sammies Facebook page or stop by Sammies to see what they have to offer. 

Best. Meat. Ever. The winner of the Fifth Annual Sammies Bacon Eating Contest will receive a massive bacon trophy and a $100 gift certificate to Sammies. All contestants will receive a t-shirt.

Sponsored by : Sammies

Cadillac’s Soybean Celebration @ Cadillac's Parking Lot, Church St.
Sep 6 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 2:00 am

Start Time: 10:00pm-2:00am

Location: Cadillac’s Parking Lot Church St.

Celebrate FRIDAY NIGHT the TN Soybean Festival at Cadillac’s Bar and Grill with live music featuring Live Music . 

Sponsored by: Cadillac’s Bar & Grill

Sep
7
Sat
TSF HomeGrown Farmers Market @ Martin Farmers Market
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Purchase local produce grown within 25 miles of Martin, TN. The Tennessee Soybean Festival Harvest Market will feature live music, guest vendors from Coastal Connection Seafood, and local craft vendors.

TSF: West Tennessee Dairy Show @ Ned Ray McWherter Ag Complex on UTM Campus
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am

Time: 10:00am

Location: Ned Ray McWherter Ag Complex on UTM Campus

Open and Junior Show, Juniors receive an additional premium.

Animals may arrive on August 31st.

West Tn Dairy Show 2018 Rules

 

Special Needs Day at the TN Soybean Festival @ Historic Downtown Martin
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 1st Annual Special Needs fun day will be Saturday, September 7th from 11am-2pm.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Please contact Whitney Wright at [email protected] to register your child. 

Ticket passes can be picked up the day of the event in Historic Downtown Martin. 

Thank You to our generous sponsors: 

Cary Insurance 

Dominos Pizza 

Martin Childrens Clinic 

Savant Learning Systems 

Upper West Region Special Olympics 

Woodman of the World 

Cadillac’s Soybean Celebration @ Cadillac's Parking Lot, Church St.
Sep 7 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 2:00 am

Start Time: 10:00pm-2:00am

Location: Cadillac’s Parking Lot Church St.

Celebrate FRIDAY NIGHT the TN Soybean Festival at Cadillac’s Bar and Grill with live music featuring Live Music . 

Sponsored by: Cadillac’s Bar & Grill

Cadillac’s Soybean Celebration @ Cadillac's Parking Lot, Church St.
Sep 7 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 2:00 am

Start Time: 10:00pm-2:00am

Location: Cadillac’s Parking Lot Church St.

Celebrate SATURDAY NIGHT the TN Soybean Festival at Cadillac’s Bar and Grill with live music featuring the band US Band

Sponsored by: Cadillac’s