The annual Peach Blossom Festival sponsored by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce will kick off Friday night, May 3 with the fourth annual Peach Blossom Festival 5K at the Nashville City Park.
The 5K, hosted by The CALL of Howard County, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
(For more information about how to participate in the 5K visit the Peach Blossom Festival 5K Facebook.)
The festival will continue with a full day Saturday, May 4, at the park.
The event will include entertainment, a car show, tractor show, peach ice cream, vendors and more.
The Arkansas state peach pie championship will be determined at the festival.
Cooks are invited to enter their home-baked peach pies for the opportunity to be named the best in the state for 2019.
There will also be a peach cobbler contest during the festival.
Activities will begin with homemade breakfast sold out of the park’s concession stand starting at 7:30 a.m.
The remainder of the schedule includes:
Open mic 9-10 a.m.
Peach pie judging 10 a.m.
Peach cobbler judging 10:30 a.m.
Fried pie eating contest 11:30 a.m.
Band 10:30 a.m. -12 noon
Elvis 12-1:30 p.m.
Corn hole tournament starting at 1 p.m.
Living Rock Church 1:30 p.m.
The day will also include a car show and a tractor show beginning that morning.
Festival T-shirts are available. Contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information.