Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The Halloween Party Planning has begun!

We had the first planning party for the annual Spooktacular at Jason and Michelle's house. We planned the games, the treats, the food and the other activities. I am going to be in charge of the food table, this is right up my alley. I like to tend to the details.

We discussed the cost of putting this whole thing on, there is a local celebration call Whistle Stop days, we made homemade noodles a couple weekends ago for my sister to serve in their local park. It will raise money for the car club in PJ. So, it was decided that maybe we should make homemade noodles to freeze and sell at the car show. Then we talked about breads, making cream puffs and selling them. All proceeds will help fund the Halloween party. I'm making beer bread with onion in it and the best apple bread you have ever tasted. The beer bread tastes awesome with chili on a cold night, especially if there is rain, a heavy wind and you are inside all cozy and warm.

So, this Saturday we will spend another day at Deanne's baking breads and making homemade noodles. It will be a ton of fun. The event is Sept. 15th if you are in the area.

Whistle Stop Day!
September 14th-16th, 2007 Pacific Junction, Iowa
FRIDAY at 7pm
Crowning Whistle Stop King & Queen (at the Community Center)

-Breakfast Starts at 630am-At the Community Center
Flea Market/Craft Sale
PARADE: 11am
(Line up for parade at 10am)
Kids Games- After parade
Chain Saw Art, Wild West Creations and Arm Wrestling at 2pm
Raffles and Cloggers at 230pm
Shine & Show Car Show/Antique Tractors, Pitzer Tractor and Ice Cream.
LUNCH at Noon (At the Big Park) (this is the noodle deal)
Hog Raffle, Poker Run, Karaoke (outside of Bar) Spaghetti Supper with Live Music at 430pm
Goose Man, Turkey Legs (smoked) Fire Works

Mud Volleyball, Horse Shoe Pitch at the PJ at 930am
Kids Relays at 930am
Texas Hold 'em at 1pm
Community Center, NOON lunch

Questions, please call Earl Schroeder at 712.527.5311, John Pitzer at 712.527.3194 or Theresa at 712.622.8226.

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