Saturday, February 09, 2008

Texas Independence Day Celebration & Chili Cookoff

Come join the San Jacinto Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Children of the Republic of Texas as they celebrate Texas Independence Day with the Texian Army and Sons of the Republic of Texas on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at 2:00 pm at the Log House, 1510 North MacGregor, Houston, Texas. It will be a Living History Festival along with a Flag Retirement Ceremony.

Tom Green with the Sons of the Republic of Texas will be there to display Texas Flags, along with Larry Hoff, Blacksmith, and Edwin Erwin will be on hand to sign Land Grants. The Texian Army in conjunction with the Sons of the Republic of Texas will present the reading of William Barrett Travis' "Liberty or Death" letter. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 per child under 16. Please feel free to come in period dress of your favorite Texana.

It is time to dig out Uncle Bob's old chili recipe and start chopping those red hot chili peppers. Prizes will be given for : Best Authentic Texian Chili, Best Deer Meat Chili, Best Armadillo Style Chili, Best Roadkill chili, Best Trailrider's Chili, Best Rattlesnake Chili, Best Red hot Chili Pepper Chili, Best Possum chili, Best Squirrel Chili and more. Come see how many you can win.

If you are interested in having a Chili Team, please contact Eron Tynes @ 281-820-0676.

Photograph: Red Chilis" © Photographer: Niko Fagerström | Agency:"

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