Moulton Jamboree opens Friday

July 24, 2013 at 2:24 a.m.

The annual Moulton Town & Country Jamboree opens Friday and runs through Sunday in the city park near the Moulton Community Center, 102 Veterans Drive.

The carnival and arts and crafts booth open at 6 p.m.

A men's softball tournament starts at 7 p.m. and runs through Sunday.

Damon Billimek will perform at the pavilion from 7-8 p.m. followed by the Texas Dream Band until midnight.

The celebration includes a variety of cook-off events including salsa, shrimp, barbecue (chicken, ribs and brisket), beans and chili.

Saturday starts with a 5K run/walk at 7 a.m. A Go Texan domino tournament begins at 9 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 703 W. Jackson St.

Hay ride tours of Moulton begin at 10 a.m., and the carnival opens at 4 p.m.

Musical entertainment at the pavilion includes Los Kolaches and Doc West from 3 to 8 p.m. The Trevor Cole Band takes the stage at 9 p.m. and will play until 1 a.m.

Sunday kicks off with an antique farm tractor and engine show at 8 a.m.

A pie baking contest will be from 9 a.m. until noon, and the grand parade starts downtown at 10:30 a.m.

A dinner of kettle fried chicken will be served at the KC Hall starting at 11 a.m. Plates are $8.

At 2 p.m., the carnival opens, and a pie auction will be at the KC Hall at that same time.

Also at 2 p.m., there will be horseshoe and washer pitching tournaments.

The free music Sunday includes the Dujka Brothers and the Red Ravens starting from 1 to 7:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the Moulton Chamber of Commerce at 361-596-7205.



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