Tomato Fest

Last Saturday I got to swing by the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg for This Week news. Needless to say, I was cleaning spaghetti sauce off of my lens later that evening.

Fresh meatballs in a cup sold for $3.00 at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Renoldsburg band booster volunteers serve and fry green tomatoes at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The band's food stand served the only green tomatoes at the festival.

(from left to right) Carly Perkins, 17, Riley Tate, 17, and Sydnie Boykins, 18, participate in the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Contestants had 10-minutes or less to eat a 30 oz plate of spaghetti without using their hands.

Riley Tate, 17, participates in the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Contestants had 10-minutes or less to eat a 30 oz plate of spaghetti without using their hands

Stephen George of Portland chows down during the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Contestants had 10-minutes or less to eat a 30 oz plate of spaghetti without using their hands. George has participated in many food-eating contests before. He participated in two rounds of spaghetti eating at this years Tomato Festival.

Spaghetti-eating participants wait amongst the crowd to being the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Contestants had 10-minutes or less to eat a 30 oz plate of spaghetti without using their hands.

Tiffany Foster of Pataskala takes a moment to chew during the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Doug Craiglow of Lancaster sucks down his spaghetti during the spaghetti eating contest at the 50th annual Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Craiglow won the first round, finishing his plate in 3 minutes and 36 seconds.

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