A schedule of activities is below. More information is available by calling 888-632-6176 or visiting http://www.nobetomatofestival.com.
10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
VIT (Very Important Tomato) BRUNCH
Support the arts during this brunch to benefit VisArts, Rockville’s non-profit arts center
Hosted by Seasons 52
$25 per person. To purchase tickets: https://tomatofestbrunch.eventbrite.com
12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free performance by the popular Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 (modern country rock)
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
“TOMATO TOSS UP” CHEF COMPETITION
Cheer your favorite top chefs as they compete for best tomato inspired dish.
Chefs representing Paladar Latin Kitchen, Seasons 52 and BRIO Tuscan Grille
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
SPAGHETTI EATING CONTEST
Compete for a title and a prize and eat your pasta too!
Free registration required in advance online at http://www.nobetomatofestival.com
Sponsored by BRIO Tuscan Grille
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free performance by local favorite Durham Station (bluegrass)
ALL DAY (12 noon to 5 p.m.)
PEOPLE’S CHOICE SAUCE TASTING COMPETITION
Taste sauces made by some of the county’s top chefs, then pick your favorite!
Chefs representing BRIO Tuscan Grille, Seasons 52, American Tap Room Rockville,
Carluccio’s, Sug Osteria, Quincy’s Bar & Grill, Gusto Italian Grill, Summer House and Stella Barra
YOUTH ART DISPLAY & ART ACTIVITIES
Discover colorful, tomato-themed art by local youth on display
Participate in free tomato-themed kids activities the whole family can enjoy
Hosted by VisArts
REYKA VODKA STATION
Sip and savor Bloody Mary drinks and other specialty cocktails to your heart’s content.
For guests 21 years of age and older. Valid ID Required.
Sponsored by Reyka Vodka
CENTRAL FARM MARKETS
Sample tomatoes and tomato products from Central Farm Markets coming on site for the Fest.
Plus, enjoy a friendly cornhole tournament presented by Spotluck, register to win fun prizes, and sample various varieties of tomatoes. Additional food offerings will be available for purchase.