2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT!!

Thursday, Sept. 23
Bradford First Baptist Church
7:00 pm
Endless Highway
More details below

Saturday, Sept. 25
Bradford City Park
8:30-10:00 pm
All My Rowdy Friends Tribute Band
More details below

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

8:30 a.m. | Doodle Soup Days Pageant
Bradford High School Gym. Door admission: $5 Adults, $2 Children age 5-up, Age 4 & under FREE. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at the door. Pageant starts approx. 9:00 a.m. Sponsored by BHS FCCLA. Proceeds benefit the BHS FCCLA. Contact Stephanie Pate 731.742.3152.

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

4:00 p.m. | Home Run Derby
Bradford City Park | Sponsored by BHS FFA | Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

5:00 p.m. | Community Chicken Dinner
Bradford Community Center | DONATIONS ACCEPTED | Sponsored by Tyson and Carroll Bank & Trust


6:30 p.m. | Trivia Night
Bradford Elementary School Gym. 6-person teams | $20 per team. Sign up before or at the time of the event. Hosted by the Greater Gibson County Chamber of Commerce. For more info 731.855.0973 or lwickersham@gibsoncountytn.com

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

4:30 p.m. | Pork Chop Supper
Bradford Community Center. 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 and purchase tickets, contact Tim Taylor 731.676.6217


7:00 p.m. | Gospel Singing
Bradford First Baptist Church. Opening with the local gospel favorite, Endless Highway. 7:00 p.m. Free admission. Love offering will be taken

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

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. Call 731.742.2891 for more information


3:00 p.m. | Carnival Rides
Bradford City Park. $10.00 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 $8.00. Served until gone.


4:00 p.m. | Petting Zoo
Bradford City Park – Sponsored by the Bradford FFA. Contact Kyle Gehring 931.622.5061


4:00 p.m. | Carnival Games
Bradford City Park- East Pavilion. Sponsored by BHS FFA


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


6:15 p.m. | Doodle Soup Yard Art Contest
How are your gardening skills? Enter our Doodle Soup Yard Art Contest!! Sponsored by the Bradford School Program. Entry fee of $15.00 per yard. Registration form below. Entries will be judged on Facebook, starting Sept 11th. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will receive prizes. Only rules for the contest is that your decor MUST be chicken related. Go BIG or go small. Checks should be made to BSP and can be delivered to Carroll Bank and Trust of Bradford or delivered to the Bradford Elementary School Office. Send your best pictures to Bradford Doodle Soup Days page through messenger app on Facebook. Please name your art when you send it!  


6:30 p.m. | Cornhole Tournament: Co-Ed Division
Bradford City Park. Entry Fee $20 per team. $100 to winner. Sponsored by Carroll Bank & Trust. Contact Josh Gibson 731.571.5674


7:30 p.m. | TIWF Wrestling
Bradford City Park | Bell time 7:30 | FREE Admission | Main Baseball Field | Sponsored by Able’s Towing

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

7:00 a.m. | Chicken Run 5K Run/Walk
Race starts at the Bradford High School. Early registration Sat. Sept. 18 (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 Buni Wendt 731.613.6421 or Nichi Hickerson 731.613.8500

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8:00 a.m. | Pancake Breakfast
Bradford Senior Citizens Center. Call 731.742.2891 for more information.


8:00 a.m. | Quilt Show
Bradford Senior Citizens Center – front room. Call 731.742.2891 for more information.


8:45 a.m. | Car & Tractor Show
Bradford School Parking Lot. Registration fee $20. Vehicle registration 8:45 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


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 731.345.7205


11:00 a.m. | Carnival Rides
Bradford City Park. $10.00 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 $8.00. Served until gone.


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


12:00 p.m. | Cornhole Tournament: Open Division
Bradford City Park. Entry Fee $20 per team. $100 to winner. Sponsored by Carroll Bank & Trust. Contact Josh Gibson 731.571.5674


2:00 p.m. | Kickball 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


5:00 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. | Opening Band- Quickdraw
Bradford City Park | Main Stage


8:15 p.m. | Announce Raffle Winner
Bradford City Park | Main Stage


8:30 p.m. | All My Rowdy Friends, A Hank Williams Jr. Tribute Band
Bradford City Park | Main Stage

(All events may not be listed. Event schedules subject to change or cancellation.)