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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

2011 Event Schedule

Additional Performers and Schedule to be announced.

[Below] the 2011 Schedule.

All Presentations Are Free!

Additional events are to be added - Please Check back.

Entertainment Schedule



  1. 11:00 AM Pam McCarthy
  2. 11:30 AM Ledgend 
  3. 12:45 PM Ricky Allen & Jamie Duet
  4.  1:00 PM Wendy Pace Project
  5.  1:45 PM Ricky Allen & Jamie Duet
  6. 2:00 PM Simple Gizmo 
  7.  2:45 PM Chris Branch 
  8.  3:00 PM Neatles
  9.  3:45 PM TBA  
  10. 4:00 PM Phinesse  
  11. 5:30 PM Desiree Roots  
  12. 7:00 PM Paulo Franco 
  13. 7:30 PM Diseree Roots  

     STAGE TWO  

  1. 11 AM Chris Branch 
  2. 11:30 AM Andrew Rohlk 
  3. 12:30 AM Juniper Green
  4.  12:30 PM Emily Wilson  duet
  5. 1 PM SIX 
  6. 1:30 PM Pam McCarthy
  7. 2 PM Jeff Beatman 
  8. 2:30 PM Wendy Pace 
  9. 3 PM Pretty Fun Time  
  10. 4 PM Jeff Beatman  
  11. 4:30 Greg Allen 
  12.  5 PM Peoples Key t  
  13.  6 PM Craig&DC  


11am -6pm Face Painting

Jeff beatman

    2pm  Musician and Storyteller
    Jeff Beatman

    4pm Musician and Storyteller
    Jeff Beatman


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


View the previous year 2010 Event Schedule by going here

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
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