Events

​​​​​​​​​2021 Ham Festival​

Join us for the 45th Ham Festival, October 8​-9, 2021.​

Thursday, October 7, 2021

TIMELOCATIONACTIVITY/PERFORMER
7:00 AM - NoonCadiz Baptist Church AnnexCountry Ham Contest - Entries Accepted
7:00 AM - NoonCadiz Baptist Church AnnexAg Exhibits - Entries Accepted
7:00 AM - NoonCadiz Baptist Church AnnexHomemakers Contests - Entries Accepted
Contests: Canning, Arts & Crafts, Pork Recipe, Bake-Off
7:00 AM - NoonCadiz Baptist Church Annex4-H Exhibits - Entries Accepted
8:30 AMRenaissance StageAwards Recognition Ceremony
Awards: Trigg County Country Ham Festival - Spirit of the Ham Festival
Farmer of the Year
Farm Mom of the Year
1:30 PM - 6:00 PMGravel Parking Lot - Jefferson St. behind the Bank of CadizFOOD COURT VENDORS - Sections C, D & G ONLY - Check-In and Line Up
2:00 PMMain Street / US 68 in downtown CadizUS 68 CLOSES from Bank of Cadiz to Stop Light at West Cadiz Park
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMJefferson St. - City Gravel parking lotFOOD COURT VENDORS - Sections C, D & G ONLY - Begin Moving to Spaces
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMTrigg County CourthouseVENDOR INFORMATION BOOTH No. 60 Open
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMMain StreetFOOD VENDORS / TRAILERS - on Main St.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMain Street / West Cadiz ParkALL OTHER VENDORS - Check-In, Begin Set Up For Tents and Large Items
5:00 PM - UntilWest Cadiz ParkCarnival - Great American Shows - Open * Fee Charged

Friday, October 8, 2021

TIMELOCATIONACTIVITY/PERFORMER
6:00 AM - 5:00 PMCity HallVENDOR INFORMATION BOOTH No. 60 Open
6:00 AM - 8:30 AMCity HallVendors Check In & Set Up
8:30 AMMain StreetSTREETS CLOSE - All Vendor Vehicles Must Exit Area
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWKDZ / WHVO Mini-Plex Studio & WKDZ Renaissance StageWKDZ 106.5 FM - LIVE Broadcast Coverage / Streaming
NEW - LIVE Video of Ham Festival 2021
www.wkdzradio.com / 8 Hours - LIVE
Coverage from the Trigg County Country Ham Festival
"2021 WKDZ COUNTRY HAM JAM"
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMCadiz Baptist Church AnnexHomemakers, 4-H, & Ag - Exhibits on Display
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMMain Street / West Cadiz ParkTRIGG CO. HAM FESTIVAL HOURS
10:00 AM - 6:30 PMMain Street / West Cadiz ParkVENDOR BOOTHS - OPEN FOR BUSINESS
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMMain StreetVENDOR BOOTHS
OPEN FOR BUSINESS - in Sections B, C, D, E (until after Concert)
ABSOLUTELY NO VEHICLES ALLOWED
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMCadiz Baptist ChurchFree Kids Events
10:00 AMWKDZ Renaissance StageOPENING CEREMONIES
WKDZ Radio Host
Welcome - Cadiz Mayor Todd King
National Anthem
Announcements
"2021 WKDZ COUNTRY HAM JAM" Begins
10:00 AM - UntilWest Cadiz ParkCarnival - Great American Shows - Open * Fee Charged
10:00 AM - 6:00 PMIGA Parking Lot"Pork Chop Revue" - Various Times Posted
10:00 AMWKDZ Renaissance Stage"Cadiz Baptist Church Christian Academy"
"Trigg Tots Pre-School Kids" Perform
11:30 AMWKDZ Renaissance StageFREE - In Concert: "Alonzo Pennington" - Acoustic
12:00 PMFNB BankColoring Contest
- All entries for the Coloring Contest must be turned in
Age Groups 0-3, 4-6, 7-10, and 10-12
Noon - 1:00 PMWKDZ Renaissance StageWKDZ 106.5 FM / WHVO Radio 96.5 FM & 100.9 FM
Noon News EDGE
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWKDZ Renaissance StageFREE - In Concert: "Carson Denfip" - Acoustic
1:30 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFREE - In Concert: "Tim Lynch Band"
5:00 PMWKDZ Renaissance StageHog Calling Contest
5:00 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFree In Concert: "Live Wire"
7:30 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFREE In Concert: Jimmy Church Band - Full Band Party Band Sound
7:00 PMPerdue FieldHAM BOWL

Saturday, October 9, 2021

TIMELOCATIONACTIVITY/PERFORMER
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMCity HallVENDOR INFORMATION BOOTH No. 60 Open
7:00 - 8:30 AMCity Hall"Trigg County Country Ham Festival - Country Ham Show"
Check-In of Country Hams
DISPLAY until 2:00 PM / PICK UP HAMS
9:00 AMCadiz Baptist Church Annex"Trigg County Country Ham Festival - Country Ham Show"
- Judging
8:00 AM - 4:00 PMCadiz Baptist Church Annex Parking Lot *Fee ChargedCadiz Baptist Church Men's Brotherhood
26th Annual Benefit Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show
- NEW THIS YEAR - MODEL CAR SHOW DISPLAY - YOUR Build on Display
Entries Accepted until 1:00 PM - Awards Presented 3:00 PM
8:30 AMMain StreetSTREETS CLOSE - All Vendor Vehicles Must Exit Area
8:30 AMBank of Cadiz - Parking LotKY's Largest Country Ham & Biscuit - Preparation begins
Sponsored by: Helping Hands of Cadiz-Trigg County
9:00 AM - 5:30 PMWKDZ/WHVO Mini-Plex Studio & WKDZ Renaissance StageWKDZ 106.5 FM - LIVE Broadcast Coverage / Streaming
NEW - LIVE Video of Ham Festival 2021 www.wkdzradio.com
LIVE Coverage from the Trigg County Country Ham Festival
"2021 WKDZ COUNTRY HAM JAM"
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMCadiz Baptist Church AnnexHomemakers, 4-H, & Ag - Exhibits on Display
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMMain Street / West Cadiz ParkTRIGG CO. HAM FESTIVAL HOURS
10:00 AM - 6:30 PMMain Street / West Cadiz ParkVENDOR BOOTHS - OPEN FOR BUSINESS
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMMain StreetOPENING CEREMONIES
WKDZ Radio Host
Welcome - Trigg County Judge/Executive Hollis Alexander
National Anthem
Announcements
"2021 WKDZ COUNTRY HAM JAM" Begins
10:00 AM - UntilWest Cadiz ParkCarnival - Great American Shows - Open * Fee Charged
10:00 AM - 6:00 PMIGA"Pork Chop Revue" - Various Times Posted
11:30 AMRenaissance StageFREE - In Concert: "Alonzo Pennington" - Acoustic
11:30 AM (Approx.)Bank of Cadiz Parking LotKY's Largest Country Ham & Biscuit - Ready for Sale
- Sponsored by: Helping Hands of Cadiz-Trigg County
1:00 PMRenaissance StageFREE - In Concert: "Arielle Evans"
1:00 PMWKDZ Renaissance StageWinner's Announced - WKDZ Radio Host
- Trigg County's Best Country Ham
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFREE - In Concert: "Wayne Harper & the KY Stage Band"
2:00 PMCadiz Baptist Church Annex"Country Ham Show" Display Ends - Pick Up Hams
3:00 PMWKDZ Renaissance StageCountry Ham Auction - 4-H Youth
5:00 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFree - In Concert: Adam Warner
5:30 PMWKDZ Renaissance Stage"HAMTASTIC" Drawing - MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN
- 1 Ticket Entry per Day
- Sponsored in Part by: Bank of Cadiz & Trust Co.
7:30 PMMain Stage West Cadiz ParkFREE - In Concert: "Jake Hoot"
- Country Music Star - Full Band
8:00 PM [Approx.]Over - West Cadiz Park / Hwy. 68 - After ConcertFIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
- Closes Festival
- Sponsored By: Wabash National and Kadonna Woodall

Sunday, October 10, 2021

TIMELOCATIONACTIVITY/PERFORMER
9:00 AMMain StreetALL Vendor Tents Must be REMOVED from Streets
11:00 AM - 5:00 PMWest Cadiz ParkFOOD & VENDOR Booths OPEN for Business
Noon - 5:00 PMWest Cadiz ParkCarnival - Great American Shows - Open * Fee Charged
10:00 AMMain Street / US 68 in downtown CadizUS 68 OPENS from Bank of Cadiz to Stop Light at West Cadiz Park
5:00 PMWest Cadiz ParkBooths / Carnival / ALL Activities - CLOSE

Ham Festival Sponsors​

Squealer Sponsor
Kings Funeral Home
Hanks Corner Marker
Seven Springs Farms
Coldwell Banker
Cadiz Hardware
Barkley Plantation
Superior Truck Beds & Equipment

Pigs Feet Sponsor
Main Street Pharmacy
Cadiz Pharmacy
Edward Jones Hodges/Dawson
State Farm - Tina Loomis
Lake Barkley Insurance
Little River Vet
Walmart

Bacon Sponsor
Gene Curtis – Patriot Chevrolet
Roeder Auctions
H & R Agri-Power
Wilson Law Firm
Rogers Group
Harper House

​Pork Loin Sponsor
Cadiz – Trigg County Parks & Recrea​tion​

Boss Hog
Toyota of Hopkinsville

Entertainment Sponsors
Brooke Bailey Abner & Josh Abner
Brooke Bailey Dance Addiction
Abstract Investments DBA Arrowhead Auto
Christopher Robinson
Donna Ethridge DBA Hurricane Creek
Mitchell Messer
Christian County Alternative Svcs II
Frankie Thomas DBA Med Transit
Riverbend Farms - Alana Baker
Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism
Barkley Plantation​


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