Blanco County Wild Game Dinner set for this weekend

aasddddsdBe prepared to loosen your belt a few notches, because this year’s Blanco County Wild Game Dinner boasts a wide variety of food that is sure to make the pickiest eaters happy.

The food will be open to sample Sat., Oct. 6, at the Blanco County Show Barn in Johnson City.  

This year’s fare is comprised of fried axis, wild game chili, whole roasted hog, longhorn, wild boar BBQ, gumbo, duck, sausage, boiled shrimp, brisket and fried sweet taters — along with bacon wrapped dove, quail, elk, antelope and wild hog. 
The Stewart Deer Lease cooks are frying catfish, shrimp and even pork. The meal includes Dutch oven cobbler, homemade desserts and tea.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. with food and raffle starting at 5:30. Entry is $15 for the meal, door prize chance and dance until midnight with The Mike Clifford Band. 
The 50 raffle items consist of everything needed for the deer lease. Included are nineteen rifles and shotguns, scope, binoculars, game camera, cookers, shooting bench and much more.
Only those attending the dinner will be able to participate in the 100 square raffle featuring one of a kind patriotic airbrush designed Winchester Model 70 SS Featherweight 270 Win.  Also, $20 “Pick of the Raffle” chances will be sold until 8 p.m. 
vbcvcThe live auction is comprised of seven high-end guns, an autographed University of Texas football helmet, Yeti Tundra 65, space at the 17th Annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook-off, Floating on the Frio package, a handcrafted mantle made by DeLeon’s Outpost, Spurs tickets and several hunts. These hunts include a quail hunt in Sandy, management whitetail hunt with one night stay at Benson Farm and Ranch, three-day Argentina dove hunt for four and an incredible 10-day South African hunting safari for two hunters.
The silent auction offers a wide variety of more than 100 items. A reproduction European mount, roasted hog for 100 guests, Texas Tech autographed football, Kenneth Wyatt print, Yeti cooler and wonderful gift baskets are just a few of the fun things to bid on.
Proceeds from the dinner benefit the Blanco County Youth Livestock Show Sale. For more information, call (830) 833-5335. Online information can be found at or