Organizers of the Wild Game Dinner are looking forward to serving a delicious variety of game to a large crowd this Saturday, October 6, at the Blanco County Show Barn in Johnson City. This year’s fare includes fried Axis, wild game chili, whole roasted hog, longhorn, wild boar BBQ, gumbo, duck, fresh homemade sausage, boiled shrimp, brisket, and fried sweet taters, along with bacon-wrapped everything – dove, quail, elk, antelope and wild hog. The Stewart Deer Lease Cooks are frying catfish, shrimp, and even pork. Yum! The meal includes Dutch oven cobbler, other homemade desserts, and tea.
Doors open at 5:00 pm with serving and raffle starting at 5:30. It’s the best deal in town at $15 for the meal, door prize chance, and dance until midnight with The Mike Clifford Band. The 50 raffle items look like everything you’d need for the deer lease (and more). 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 a 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 8:00 pm.
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 Cookoff, Floating on the Frio package, a handcrafted mantle made by DeLeon’s Outpost, Spurs game in 4 Ledge Box Seats, and several hunts, including 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 will be exciting live auction items during the evening’s schedule.
The whole family can get involved in the silent auction offering 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.
Salem’s Jewelry in Marble Falls has donated a stunning sterling silver & 18k gold oval amethyst necklace that some lucky winner will take home this Saturday. One hundred $20 “Bauble in a Bubble” chances will be sold at the Wild Game Dinner. Players also have a chance to win two other great prizes and everyone takes home a “Gone Wild” koozie.
Proceeds benefit the Blanco County Youth Livestock Show Sale. For more information call 830-833-5335. Online information can be found at lbjcountry.com or facebook.com/wildgamedinner.
South Africa Hunt for 2, Argentina Dove Hunt for 4 Included in Wild Game Dinner’s Live Auction
Antelope for Africa Safaris has donated a ten-day South African Hunting Safari for 2 hunters to the Wild Game Dinner fundraiser. Base camp is located on the conservancy area at Zwartkop District in the Limpopo Province. Outfitter Melville du Plessis has 29 years’ experience personally organizing and conducting customized safaris in all 9 provinces of South Africa.
The hunt is valued at $8,500 and includes transportation from Polokwane Internat (airport in Limpopo Province), all accommodations, meals, daily laundry service, the services of a licensed professional hunter, use of hunting vehicle, your trackers, skinners and camp staff, hunting licenses and permits. Hunters are responsible for airfare and trophy fees. For more information visit
Sporting Adventures International is offering a 4-person, 3-day Argentina dove hunting trip to the finest dove-hunting area in the world, Cordoba, Argentina. The retail price of the hunt is $11,000. There are 50,000,000 doves in the Cordoba Valley and the birds never migrate. The accommodations are world class and the staff is the best in the business. The trip includes 3 full days of hunting for four people, all meals and lodging in one of their three five star lodges.
These hunts will be included in the Game Dinner’s Live Auction on Saturday, October 6, at the Blanco County Show Barn in Johnson City. Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on these chances of a lifetime hunts. For more information call 830-833-5335.