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Eggplant Festival

ep POSTCARD1 The Loomis Eggplant Festival Saturday, October 4, 2014 promises to be fun for Everyone!

Featuring Star performers, great chefs, arts & crafts and some most delicious, colorful food for in California.

Remember it’s not just Eggplant!

   9:00 – 5:00pm -Loomis Train Depot



Cooking Contest

EGGPLANT CHEFS WANTED Seeking fame and possible fortune?? Bring your favorite eggplant dish to this years Loomis Eggplant Festival “Cooking Contest”. Represent yourself, business, organization or school! Show off your cooking skills and “glorify” the Eggplant and “Wow” the crowd!! First prize $100., Second Prize $50. and Third Prize $25. Step up to the challenger, Ya! For more information and entry forms call Mary Jane Perkins @ (916) 835-8797 or the Loomis Chamber Office. Eggplant Festival date is October 4th, you have plenty of time to perfect your Eggplant dish and get your entry form in. Make the “Eggplant” proud.

Download Entry Form  2014 Loomis Eggplant Festival Contest Rules

Eggplant Maze Hosted by Loomis Elementry School

Free more details to follow -


Video Contest

Submit your best Eggplant Festival video - The goal of this project is to create a 60-second Commercial of the Loomis Eggplant Festival on October 4th – Winners receive $100

2014 Eggplant Festival Video Contest

2014 Eggplant Video Legal Rules


Free Parking & Free Admission


Next to Loomis Veteran Memorial Hall - 5945 Horseshoe Bar Road  Loomis

Loomis Elementary School Parking Lot -  3505 Taylor Rd., Loomis

Temporary Handicap Parking – Bridgeyoga- 3587 Taylor Rd  Loomis

Become a Sponsor   sponsor 2014 pkg

Our policy has always been to provide a family environment free of entrance and parking fees. This has been accomplished through the generosity of our local businesses and community by sponsorship.

(Sponsorships must be received by June 23th, 2014 for Poster and Postcard recognition.)

Entertainment Schedule

Peter Oakes Stage

9:45 – 10:10 Hula PonoHawaiian (Dance group0

10:15 – 10:45 Sierra College Jazz Combo & Voices

10:55 – 12:40 Four Shades of Gray

12:50 – 2:45Greg McLaughlin ATiempo Latin Jazz

3:00 – 5:00 Charged Particles

Traveling only!

10:45 – 11:30 Element Brass Band – Traveling

12:30 – 1:15 Element Brass Band – Traveling

6:30 – 8:30  Music for Life – Peter Oakes Benefit Concert

Special after hour Festival Concert 6:30 to 8:50pm – Friends, supporters, and Loomis Basin Chamber are coming together for a heartfelt concert of music and love for Loomis innovator and artist Peter Oakes. Special Sponsors- Light up Productions & The Piano Store


Train Depot Stage


9:00 – 11:00   4 on 6 instrumental Jazz (Jazz Trio)

11:15 – 1:15    Casey Lipka Quartet  (Alternative Jazz/Rock Band)

1:25 – 1:55       VOCAL Voices of California   (Men’s Choir)

2:05 – 4:05       Joseph in the Well  (Americana with classical, jazz, and world influences)

4:15 – 5:00 Amanda Gray  (Country Duo)


Family Fun Stage


9:00 – 9:30       Roseville Theatre Group (T5 Troupe)

9:40 – 10:10      ZUMBA!  (Dance/Fitness)

10:15 – 10:45    Roger Carroll (Ventriloquist)

10:50 – 11:20    Green Tree Dance

11:30 – 12:00    Loomis Has Talent

12:10 – 12:40     McLaughlin Theatre Company & McLaughlin Studios Dancers (Musical Theatre Dance Demonstration)

12:50 – 1:20        Placer Ume Taiko (Taiko Drum Group)

1:30 – 2:00          Multi Cultural Youth Group

2:05 – 2:35          Lighthouse Christian Church

2:45 – 3:15           The Hot Tamales

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