Thorndale BBQ cookoff set June 27
THORNDALE—The annua Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue Cookoff is set for June 26-28 with activities including a softball tourney, dances and, of course, lots of cooking.
Most actvities are Saturday, June 27, and all events are at the Thorndale City Park.
Cookof f categories include beef brisket, pork ribs and chicken halves. There will also be a jackpot bean division and Cook's Choice & Eye Opener Bloody Mary competition.
Dances will be 8 p.m. to 12- midnight June 26 with the People's Choice and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 27 featuring Lange Debault and The Live Band.
Dances will be at the city park pavilion. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 6-11 with all children 12 and under to be accompanied by an adult.
Schedule of events:
June 26-28 All day-Softball tourney.
8 p.m. to 12-midnight— Dance, People's Choice.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—Arts and crafts, food booths.
10 to 11 a.m.—42 Tourney registration, followed by tourney at 11.
11 a.m.—Firemen's Auxiliary turkey and dressing dinner begins.
11:30 a.m. to 12-noon— Junior washer (ages 8 to 14) pitching registration, followed by tourney at 12:15.
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.— Horseshoe registration followed by tourney at 1 p.m.
11:30 a.m.—Opening ceremonies with Miss Thorndale and her court.
4 p.m.—A nnouncement of cookoff winners.
Contacts—Barbecue cookoff, 512-269-3598; arts and crafts, 512-898-1612; softball tourney, 512-898-2103.