Get excited Cleveland County! The 3rd annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival will be held August 8, 2015 in Uptown Shelby. This year’s format includes the 5K at 8:00 am. The festival will be held from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Music is the core of the festival this year! In addition to Kellie Pickler and Special Guest Walker County the following will provide musical entertainment at the festival:

Burns HS , Crest HS and Shelby HS drumlines, PurrCussion, Jaiden Huffman, Brooke Hummel and Tonal Spectrum.

Non-Festival Events

9:30 am Yoga Cancelled

Uptown Shelby 2nd Saturday
Saturday, August 8

Washington Street side of the Court Square

10:00 am– 4:00 pm Baseball as Art - Cleveland County Arts Council
11:00 am– 2:00 pm Picnic on the Grounds
12:00 – 1:00 pm Community Drum Circle

The American Legion World Series committee hopes you enjoy the festival. The festival is the committee’s way to show their appreciation for the tremendous job our community has done in hosting and providing southern hospitality for the series participants and fans.


Picnic Table Sponsors


Backstage Productions


Bradley's Screenprinting


Carolina Federal Credit Union


Computer Connections


Dialysis Clinic of Shelby


Helping Hands Nursing Service, Inc


Industrial Maintenance and Automation


Lora Gold, Farm Bureau Insurance


McDaniel-Scott Allstate, LLC


Newts Pub Burgers


North Point Custom Builders


Sweet Frog



Saturday, August 8
3:00 pm Opening Ceremonies Stage 2

  National Anthem Brooke Hummel

  Take Me Out to the Ballpark Jaiden Huffman
3:15 pm Crowning of Queens Stage 2

3:15 pm Settle Heating and Air Corn Hole Tournament Practice

3:30 pm Who's on First - Shelby High School Drama

3:45 pm Jaiden Huffman Stage 2

4:15 pm Brooke Hummel Stage 2
4:45 pm H.S. Drumline Showcase In Front of Stage 1

5:00 pm Settle Heating and Air Corn Hole Tournament

5:30 pm PurrCussion Drum Line In Front of Stage 1
6:00 pm Tonal Spectrum  Stage 1
7:00 pm Special Guest Walker County Stage 1
8:30 pm Kellie Pickler  Stage 1
10:00 pm Festival Ends

Kellie Pickler from American Idol and Dancing with the Stars is appearing with special guest Walker County




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On-Deck Sponsors


Bank of the Ozarks

Beam Landscaping and Fence

Berry Business Machines

Brookdale of Shelby

Chiropractic Physicians of the Carolinas

Cornerstone Dental Associates

Creative Big Print

DuraCraft Outdoor Cabinetry

Got You Covered


Huss Boring, LLC

Lowery's Jewerly

Peak Resources Shelby

Personnel Services Unlimited

Pleasant City Wood Fired Grille

PNC Bank

Power Up Nutrition Club (Herbalife) 

Tom Hamrick Insurance

Renaldo Cadillac, Buick , GMC

Renaldo Honda

Renaldo Kia

Smoke on the Square

Spirit Communications

Victorian Rose Studio of Photography


Advertising Partner for the 5K