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Powhatan Fair Association is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization.

Powhatan’s Premiere Food Festival

“Chow Down”

Saturday, April 9, 2011, 11 AM - 9 PM


Live Music ◊ Children’s Activities ◊ Car Show ◊ Motorcycle Show
Presented by Powhatan County Fair Association and Powhatan County Parks & Recreation

Previous year events: 2010 Event Schedule

To view the current event schedule for 2011, please go here

[Below] the 2010 Schedule.

All Presentations Are Free!

Additional events are to be added - Please Check back.

Entertainment Schedule


  1. 11:00 a.m. Ricky Allen
  2. 11:30 a.m. Pam McCrathy
  3. 12:00 p.m. Nitro
  4. 12:40 a.m. Greg Allen ("eclectoplasmacoustic folk'n rock")
  5. 1:00 p.m.  The Legend Band (Country, Southern Rock, Classic Rock)
  6. 1:40 p.m.  Pam McCrathy
  7. 2:00 p.m.  MuddGoose (Psychedelic Jam  Rock)
  8. 3:40 p.m.  Brooke Saunders
  9. 4:00 p.m.  Lost Souls
  10. 4:40 p.m.  Tabb Justis
  11. 5:00 p.m. “Sharron” National recording artist-Vocalist/Clarinetist
  12. 5:30 p.m. Chris Branch
  13. 6:00 p.m. Infamous
  14. 6:40 p.m. Tabb Justis
  15. 7:00 p.m. Simple Gizmo


11am - 2pm Face Painting


Buy Fresh, Buy Local
Center for Rural Culture

11a.m. – 4 p.m.
Car Show Registration
Motorcycle Registration


Kidz R Cooking Richmond VA

11a.m. – 4 p.m.
"Kids R Cooking”
Cooking Demonstration
With Wendy Huet

1:30 p.m.
“Mothers & Daughters”
Cookbook Book signing with Author and
Popcorn Magazine Publisher
Charlene Coleman


“Growing Your Own Food and Vegetable Garden”,
Virginia Cooperative Extension

“Growing Specialty Papayas in Virginia”
Virginia State University,
School of Agriculture


The Cause:

Did you know that donations to the Chow Down in Powhatan Festival benefit the food bank and goes toward enhancing public spaces?

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Opportunities are available for the 2010 Festival. Introduce your products and services to thousands of interested attendees.

Email us for information, giving your company name, product, and website.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to be involved in the exciting process of planning, publicizing, or helping on the day of the Festival, please Contact us! Many volunteers are needed for a wide variety of tasks.


Contact us for high resolution photos and interviews.


Read our schedule of bands and other activities.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

See the Who's Who of food suppliers See our Sponsor and Exhibitor list.


How do you find the Chow Down Food Festival? It's easy! Read our Directions and Lodging page.

Powhatan County Fairgrounds, 4042 Anderson Highway, Powhatan VA 23139
Design and Hosting by
Erik Weems.