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Cadiz/Trigg Co. Ham Festival

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2016 Trigg County Ham Festival

This is one of the largest festivals in the western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee region.

For the latest event information and times, visit www.triggcountyhamfestival.com

Friday, October 14, 2016

 FREE LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY AT THE RENAISSANCE STAGE  

  • 9:00 AM    Arrowhead Golf Course    Annual Ham Festival 4-Man Tournament
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Justice Center Parking Lot   Rock Climbing Wall
  • 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Main Street / West Cadiz Park TRIGG CO. HAM FESTIVAL HOURS
  • 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM Main Street / West Cadiz Park VENDOR BOOTHS - OPEN FOR BUSINESS
  • 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Main Street  VENDOR BOOTHS - OPEN FOR BUSINESS
         - in Sections B, C, D, E (until after Concert)
  • 10:00 AM WKDZ Renaissance Stage OPENING CEREMONIES
  • 10:00 AM - Noon West Cadiz Park "Money in the Hay Stack"
  • 10:00 AM - Noon West Cadiz Park "Miss Triggy Piggy"
           - Appears at Money in Hay Stack Area
  • 10:00 AM - Chick-fil-A Cow - Special Appearance at Money in Hay Stack Area
  • 10:00 AM - Until West Cadiz Park Carnival - Great American Shows - Open   * Fee Charged
  • 10:00 AM -  6:00 PM West Cadiz Park Petting Zoo / Pony Rides
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Janice Mason Art Museum Trigg County Quilters' Guild - Quilt Show   * Fee Charged
  • 10:30 AM  Live Music on Stage
  • 11:00 AM - Noon  Live Music on Stage  
  • 11:00 AM - West Cadiz Park  Swifty Swine Racing Pigs  (3 races)  
  • 11:30 AM - West Cadiz Park "4-H Pedal Tractor Pull" - Children Ages 2 - 8 yrs.
         - Immediately Follows Money In Hay Stack
  • 12 Noon  WKDZ News Live on Stage
  • 12:30 PM - West Cadiz Park    Swifty Swine Racing Pigs  (3 races)
  • 1:30 PM  Live Music on Stage   
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM Front of Justice Center "Miss Triggy Piggy"
        - Have YOUR Camera Ready! Photos with Miss Triggy Piggy
  • 2:00 PM  West Cadiz Park   Swifty Swine Racing Pigs (3 races)
  • 2:30 PM  Live Music on Stage   
  • 3:30 PM  Live Music on Stage  
  • 3:30 PM  West Cadiz Park   Swifty Swine Racing Pigs (3 races)
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM WKDZ Renaissance Stage "HOG CALLING CONTEST"
  • 5:00 - 5:45 PM Front of Justice Center "Miss Triggy Piggy"
      - Have YOUR Camera Ready! Photos with Miss Triggy Piggy
  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM WKDZ Renaissance Stage "HAMTASTIC" Drawing - MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN  - 1 Ticket Entry per Day
  • 6:00 PM  Live Music on Stage
Saturday, October 15

FREE LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY AT THE RENAISSANCE STAGE

  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Cadiz Baptist Church Annex Parking Lot  Cadiz Baptist Church Brotherhood - Car Show
               *  Fee Charged - Entries 7:00 - 10:00 AM
  • 7:30 - 9:00 AM Cadiz Christian Church  "Trigg County's Best Country Ham Biscuit Competition"
         Jefferson House - Front Lawn      Check-In & Display of Your Best 5 Country Ham Biscuits
  • 7:30 - 9:00 AM Cadiz Christian Church  "Trigg County Country Ham Festival - Country Ham Show"
         Jefferson House - Front Lawn      Check-In of Country Hams - DISPLAY until 2:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Justice Center Parking Lot   WHOLE HOG ROASTING - Demonstration by John Jordan
  • 8:30 AM Bank of Cadiz - Parking Lot    KY's Largest Country Ham & Biscuit - Preparation begins by Helping Hands of Cadiz-Trigg Co.
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Cadiz Baptist Church Annex   Homemakers, 4-H, & Ag - Exhibits on Display
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Main Street / West Cadiz Park TRIGG CO. HAM FESTIVAL HOURS
  • VENDOR BOOTHS - OPEN FOR BUSINESS - in Sections B, C, D, E (until after Concert)
  • 10:00 AM -  Until  West Cadiz Park Carnival - Great American Shows - Open   * Fee Charged
  • 10:00 AM -  Until West Cadiz Park Petting Zoo / Pony Rides  
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Janice Mason Art Museum Trigg County Quilters' Guild - Quilt Show   * Fee Charged
  • 10:30 - 11:30 AM  Front of Justice Center "Miss Triggy Piggy"
        - Have YOUR Camera Ready! Photos with Miss Triggy Piggy
  • 10:45 AM  Live Music on Stage   
  • 11:30 AM (Appx.) Bank of Cadiz - Parking Lot KY's Largest Country Ham & Biscuit - Ready for Sale
  • 12:00 PM  Live Music on Stage   
  • 1:00 PM  Renaissance Stage  Winner's Announced 
         - Trigg County's Best Country Ham
         - Trigg County's Best Country Ham Biscuit
  • 1:00 PM  West Cadiz Park   Swifty Swine Racing Pigs  (3 races)
  • 1:30 PM  Live Music on Stage   
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM Front of Justice Center "Miss Triggy Piggy"
        - Have YOUR Camera Ready! Photos with Miss Triggy Piggy
  • 2:30 PM  West Cadiz Park   Swifty Swine Racing Pigs  (3 races)
  • 3:00 PM WKDZ Renaissance Stage   Country Ham Auction - 4-H Youth 
  • 4:00 PM Live Music on Stage   
  • 4:00 PM  West Cadiz Park   Swifty Swine Racing Pigs  (3 races)
  • 5:00 - 5:45 PM Front of Justice Center "Miss Triggy Piggy"
                   - Have YOUR Camera Ready! Photos with Miss Triggy Piggy
  • 5:30 PM WKDZ Renaissance Stage "HAMTASTIC" Drawing - MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN - 1 Ticket Entry per Day
  • 6:30 PM  Live Music on Stage
  • 8:30 PM Over - West Cadiz Park / Hwy. 68   - "FIREWORKS CELEBRATION"
         - Closes Festival

Sunday, October 16

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM West Cadiz Park    Petting Zoo / Pony Rides
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM West Cadiz Park    FOOD & VENDOR Booths OPEN for Business
  • Noon - 5:00 PM West Cadiz Park    Carnival - Great American Shows - Open   * Fee Charged
  • 5:00 PM West Cadiz Park Booths    Carnival / ALL Activities - CLOSE

Photos from Previous Years

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Geese in Flight
Photo by Murray Blake

These Canadian geese are just beginning their yearly migration south to avoid the long, cold winter. They will return in spring to the welcoming waterways of the Kentucky Lakes Area.