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Sundown Social

04/22/2017, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Rocking Star Ranch

Join us for our annual Sundown Social and help us celebrate the 181st anniversary of Texas!

This fundraising event starts with cocktails and appetizers, followed by a gourmet chuck wagon steak dinner by Jimmy Detro and musical entertainment by the 2016 Texas State Musician recipient Joe Ely.

A Lubbock, TX native, Ely is a singer/songwriter whose music is a mixture of country, honky-tonk and rock & roll. A good friend with native Navasotan C.B. “Stubbs” Stubblefield, Ely began his music career with performances at Stubb’s Barbeque restaurant in Lubbock, before Stubb’s moved to Austin.

Some the auction items to be featured in the event’s “Texian Treasures Auction and Raffle” are as follows: Dinner with Representative Leighton Schubert for 18 guests, Argentina dove hunt and fishing on the Parana River for four guests, a picturesque stay in lovely Alpine, Texas, dinner for 30 catered by 96 West, private tour of San Jacinto Monument/Battleship Texas and much more! Event will be emceed by Nick Hinze. The list of auction items can be found at the bottom of this page.

The menu for the evening:

APPETIZER
Design II delights with appetizers:
Caprese skewers, lollipop cheeseballs and amuse bouche chicken salad

DINNER
Sourdough Chuckwagon Cookers provides their specialty:
Open-fire grilled steaks, potatoes and asparagus

DESSERT
Finish the repast with Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla served over cast-iron cooked peach cobbler

Individual tickets to the Sundown Social are $125 each, and should be purchased before April 15 at 979-830-1824 or office@wheretexasbecametexas.org. Table and corporate/individual sponsorships also available. Chairs are Washington on the Brazos Board Member Hondo Powell and his wife Carrie Cavanaugh Powell.

Proceeds will benefit Washington on the Brazos State Park Association. Dedicated to supporting the site’s preservation projects, celebrations and educational opportunities, the Association has played an integral part in the creation, expansion or reconstruction of the Star of the Republic Museum; the Visitor Center and its displays; Independence Hall; and Barrington Living History Farm. Additionally, the volunteer organization has purchased a mobile phone app; a new website for the complex; playground equipment; animals for the farm; bluebonnet and other wildflower seeds; and an important collection of historical papers and documents for the museum.

 

Auction Items:

A FINE TEXAS BEAUTY

WILD BLUE YONDER

THE 19TH HOLE

TEXAS FOREVER

ROCKIN’ AT ROCKIN’ STAR

PUPPY DAWGS AND CAT TAILS

ITS WINE OCLOCK SOMEWHERE

HULLABALOO CANECK CANECK

HOME SWEET FARM

DON’T TOUCH MY HAT

DINNER AND DIALOGUE WITH LEIGHTON SCHUBERT

DECOYS, DUCKS & DOGS

CITY LIGHTS AT CITY CENTRE

CALL IN THE CAVALRY

BEVO AND BURNT ORANGE

BE A VIP FOR THE NIGHT

ASTROS AT BAT

ARGENTINIAN-TANGO

 

 

 

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