• 2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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    Thursday, Sept. 21
    Bradford First Baptist Church
    7:00 pm

    Opening with Kindred Spirits
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    Friday, Sept. 22
    Bradford City Park
    8:00 pm
    More details below

    Saturday, Sept. 23
    Bradford City Park
    7:00 pm
    More details below

    Saturday, Sept. 23
    Bradford City Park
    8:30 pm
    More details below

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

  • 6:00 p.m. | Tennessee IRBA Horse Show
    Bradford City Park | Saddle Club Arena. Training barrels start 6:00 p.m. Horse show to follow at 8:00 p.m. | Concessions will be available. Contact Patti Taylor 731.676.6216 or Jamie White 731.693.6315

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

  • 8:30 a.m. | Doodle Soup Days Pageant
    Bradford Elementary School Gym. Door admission: $3 Adults, $1 Children age 5-up, Age 4 & under FREE. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at the door. Pageant starts approx. 9:00 a.m. Consessions will be available. Sponsored by BHS Class of 2018. Proceeds benefit the BHS Senior Class. Contact Melissa Spain 731.742.3152.

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  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

  • 7:00 p.m. | Community Church Service
    First Baptist Church, Bradford.

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

  • 4:00 p.m. | Kick Ball Tournament
    Bradford City Park – Lower Baseball Field. 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bradford FFA’s Kick Ball Championship. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061


    4:30 p.m. | Pork Chop Supper
    Bradford Fire Department. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. A supper plate consists of a juicy, grilled 1-1/2” center-cut pork chop, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, roll and drink for only $10.00. Tables will be available for dining. More info contact Tim Taylor 731.676.6217


    7:00 p.m. | Gospel Singing
    Bradford First Baptist Church. Opening with the local gospel favorite, Kindred Spirits. Feature performance by Dove Award Winning artist Brian Free and Assurance. 7:00 p.m. Free admission. Love offering will be taken. Contact Dale Denning 731.234.8487

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

  • 8:00 a.m. | Craft & Vendor Market
    Bradford City Park. $25 setup fee. For more info and to download a form visit the Vendors page or contact Cathy Wheeler 731.697.8297


    8:00 a.m. | Quilt Show
    Bradford Senior Citizens Center – front room. Contact Pam Dethloff 731.742.2891 or 731.742.2536


    8:00 a.m. | Art Show
    Bradford Senior Citizens Center. Contact Betsy Perry 731.662.7452


    3:00 p.m. | Carnival Rides
    Bradford City Park. $5 armband for all rides, all day for one day. Purchase at the festival Welcome Tent.


    4:00 p.m. | Doodle Soup
    Bradford City Park – West Pavilion. Doodle soup, chicken, potatoes, peas, bread or crackers & drink $7.00. Served until gone.


    4:00 p.m. | Regular Flag Football
    Bradford City Park – Lower Baseball Field. Bradford FFA’s “Battle of the Bowl” competition. Freshmen and Sophomores 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Juniors and Seniors 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061


    6:00 p.m. | Opening Ceremonies
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage


    6:30 p.m. | Cornhole Tournament
    Bradford City Park. Entry Fee $20 per team. $100 to winner in both Co-Ed and Open divisions. Sponsored by Hamilton-Ryker. Contact Josh Gibson 731.571.5674

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    6:30 p.m. | Open Mic
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


    8:00 p.m. | Live Entertainment
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage. 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Featuring the local hit group, Elam McKnight Band. Free admission. Bring your lawn chairs. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

  • 7:00 a.m. | Chicken Run 5K Run/Walk
    Race starts at the Bradford High School. Early registration Fri. Sept. 9 (shirt guaranteed). Day of registration – 7:00 a.m. • 1 Mile Fun Run (12 & under) – 7:30 a.m. • 5K/2 Mile Walk – 8:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Bradford Jr/Sr Cross Country teams. Contact Tabitha Wendt 731.613.1231

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    8:00 a.m. | Pancake Breakfast
    Bradford Senior Citizens Center. Contact Pam Dethloff 731.742.2891 or 731.742.2536


    8:00 a.m. | Quilt Show
    Bradford Senior Citizens Center – front room. Contact Pam Dethloff 731.742.2891 or 731.742.2536


    8:00 a.m. | Art Show
    Bradford Senior Citizens Center. Contact Betsy Perry 731.662.7452


    8:45 a.m. | Antique Vehicle/Tractor Show
    Bradford School Parking Lot. Registration fee $20. General admission $2. Vehicle registration 8:45 a.m., Public entry 9:30 a.m., Judging 11:30 a.m., Trophies awarded 12:00 p.m. Concessions will be available. Proceeds benefit the Bradford FFA. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061

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    10:00 a.m. | Doodle Soup Days Parade
    Downtown Bradford. Line-up on Alexander St. at 9:00 a.m. Visit the Directions page to download a map of the parade route! Contact Lisa Cowan 731.394.3432


    11:00 a.m. | Carnival Rides
    Bradford City Park. $5 armband for all rides, all day for one day. Purchase at the festival Welcome Tent.


    11:00 a.m. | Craft & Vendor Market
    Bradford City Park. $25 setup fee. For more info and to download a form visit the Vendors page or contact Cathy Wheeler 731.697.8297


    11:00 a.m. | Doodle Soup
    Bradford City Park – West Pavilion. Doodle soup, chicken, potatoes, peas, bread or crackers & drink $7.00. Served until gone.


    11:00 a.m. | Silent Auction
    Bradford City Park – More details to come


    12:00 p.m. | Announcement of Parade Winners
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage. Trophies to be awarded.


    1:00 p.m. | Children’s Activities with Mrs. Doodle
    Bradford City Park. By entrance Welcome Tent. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.


    2:00 p.m. | Kick Ball Tournament
    Bradford City Park – Lower Baseball Field. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Bradford FFA’s Kick Ball Championship. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061


    3:00 p.m. | Regular Flag Football
    Bradford City Park – Lower Baseball Field. Bradford FFA’s “Battle of the Bowl” Championship. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061


    4:00 p.m. | Dog Show
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage. 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Participants meet at 3:45 p.m. by main stage. $10 for actual show, $5 for additional classes. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061.

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    4:00 p.m. | Children’s Activities with Mrs. Doodle
    Bradford City Park. By entrance Welcome Tent. 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.


    6:00 p.m. | Cake Walk & Live Auction
    Bradford City Park. Sponsored by the Lady Red Devils Basketball. Contact Merideth Jacobs 731.618.7235


    7:00 p.m. | Live Entertainment
    Bradford City Park – Main Stage. Opening with U92’s own “Buzz” Blackburn and his band The Buzz Kings (7:00-8:00 p.m.). Feature performance by The System – The Bob Seger Tribute from Michigan (8:30–10:00 p.m.). Free admission. Bring your lawn chairs. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED.

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