presented by the Chandler Museum and Biscuitflats Chuck Wagon
Tumbleweed Ranch at Tumbleweed Park - SW Corner of McQueen and Germann
You can purchase a plate of chuck wagon food on November 12 beginning at 9 am for $10. Meals are usually chicken fried steak or stew, cowboy beans, sliced potatoes, biscuits, and a fruit cobbler. Meals are limited, so come early to purchase your plate! Meals will be served at noon on Saturday, November 12. Meals will most likely sell out by 11:30 am. Meals are not available for pre-purchase.
Pre-event: November 11, 2011
Meet the wagon teams and get an up close look at the daily life of a cowboy as they prepare for Saturday's main competition. Food available for purchase from Chandler BBQ Co.
11 am: gates open, featuring Santa Ana River Desperados encampment
2 pm: Wheelwright demonstration
10 am - 12 pm: wagon judging
6 pm - 8 pm:
Relax under the stars! Visit the 10 camp fires, listen to cowboy music and make s'mores. Bring your own s'more fixins' or buy DIY smores -- (marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers) at the Ranch. Featuring Wally Bornmann, cowboy singer.
Main event: November 12, 2011
9 am: gates open and meal tickets available for purchase (see below for meal ticket information)
Exhibits: Chuck Wagons: America's First Drive-Thru Meal, Chandler Centennial Exhibits
HEADLINER ENTERTAINMENT: Pioneer Pepper and the Sunset Pioneers
Also featuring: The Bluegrass Pioneers
12 pm: Chuck Wagon Dinners served promptly at 12 pm
12 pm-1 pm: Chuck Wagon Dinner judging
1:30: Awards presentation
2 pm: Wyatt Earp performance
3 pm: Event ends
Activities beginning at 9 am:
Historic Home Tours
Historic Grocery Store Tours
Superstition Farm Petting Zoo
Superstition Farm Horse Rides
Weaving and Spinning from Tri-Ply Fibers
Blacksmith demonstrations from Arizona Artists Blacksmith Association
Wheelwright demonstration (wooden wheel making)
Reata (rawhide rope) making demonstration
Arizona Fry Bread Co.
Chandler BBQ Co.
Pea & Pa's Kettle Corn
Chandler Lions Club
Old Fashioned Soda
Beverages: Chandler High School Band Booster Club
Food City Chili Roaster
Gold Canyon Candles
Five Star Publications
Boy Scout Troop 697
AZ Face painting
Non-profit informational booths:
Relay for Life
San Tan Christian Academy
Chandler Christian School
International Student Exchange
Arizona Beef Council
Chandler Historical Society
Arizona Beef Council
You can purchase a plate of chuck wagon food on November 12 beginning at 9 am for $10. Meals are usually chicken fried steak or stew, cowboy beans, sliced potatoes, biscuits, and a fruit cobbler. Meals are limited, so come early to purchase your plate! Meals will be served at noon on Saturday, November 12.