by Alex Colvin Photos by Jill Barnett
The Burney Chamber of Commerce and the Pit River Casino will host the 2nd
Annual Fall Festival and Barbeque Cook-Off on Saturday October 10 from 12-4 p.m. The festival will be held outside on the grounds of the Pit River Casino on Tamarack Ave just off Hwy 299 in Burney. The event will include activities for people of all ages.
A Pumpkin Patch for children will begin at 12:00 noon and will continue until the last pumpkin is gone. Activities will include face painting, pumpkin painting, and games. Prizes will be awarded. Refreshments will include Indian tacos, cotton candy and popcorn.
There will also be a rib cook-off and beer and wine tasting. The cost for the beer and wine tasting is $20 per person. Judging for the cook-off will begin at 3 p.m. More than $2000 in prize money will be awarded to the top five contestants.
Music for the festival will be provided by a DJ playing music from a broad variety of genres. Booths will feature Native American crafts, photography, art, and other hand-crafted items by local artists.
Half of the proceeds raised will go to support Burney High School sports programs and half will go to the Burney Chamber of Commerce to support local non-profit activities.
For further information call Ramon – 530-335-2334, Ext 228