Food & Garden
Pg 10 - The Sunshine Express
2012 March
This event will open to the public at
5:00, bring an appetite! Cost will be
just $10 for adults, $5 for kids be-
tween 5 and 10, and $25 for families,
you'll get an outstanding selection of
the best Mexican food in the county,
and your votes will determine the
winners. Awards will be presented
at 6:00 PM or whenever everyone
has voted. Last year's cook-off fea-
tured some amazing food, so bring
your best efforts and you may win
"best in category" bragging rights
for the coming year. Additional
features this year include a cooking
themed silent auction and a 50/50
Sunday from 9a-3p. All Breeds Bull & Heifer
raffle. For more information, call Danny
Sale, Beef Show, CSU's "Ag Adventure", 4-H/
Wesseling at 626.5058. Ouray Elks Lodge #492
FFA Livestock Judging Contest, PRCA Cham-
An Evening Of Latin Flavor
pionship Rodeo Camp, "Rescued to Ride",
Stock Dog Herding Clinics, Ag Expo Grange,
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents its
Big 4 Antique Tractor Display, Equine Pre-
winter fundraiser: A Taste of Latin Flavor!
senters: Aaron Ralston, Jason Patrick, Larry
on Friday, March 16, 7p-10p. This evening of
Whitesell, Doc Hammill. In agriculture,
food, drink and entertainment features Span-
growing is what we do best. We're planning
ish tapas, Latin American wines, traditional
a grand 2012 show to honor our history and
music and an array of dance demonstrations:
open the gate to our future. Admission $5 at
tango, merengue, salsa and more! Sidney
the gate or $15 for 4 day pass, Kids 16 and
Grant and his partner Gayle Madeira live,
under no charge, Free parking. Four States Ag
work and dance in New York. Sidney is the
Expo, 970.529.3486 info@FourStatesAgExpo.
Artistic Director at Ballroom Basix, a Harlem
com PO Box 3758, Durango, CO 81302. Mon-
based dance academy and program for kids.
tezuma County Fairgrounds is located just 3
He has enjoyed a ballroom and latin dance
miles East of Cortez, Colorado on Highway
career spanning over two decades of dedica-
160, easily accessible from any direction in
tion to the art of social dancing, specializing in
the Four Corners.
the Argentine Tango. He captured the Novice
Sunday, March 18 Beef Show, Check-in:
Professional title at the Fred Astaire Champi-
9-10:30a. Beef Showmanship: 11:30a-12:30p,
onships in Atlantic City in 1990, and recently
Prospect Steer: 12:30-1:30p, Breeding Beef:
won the 2011 USA Tango Championship.
1:30-2:30p. Prizes awarded: Showmanship
Teaching young and old alike in a variety of
- Intermediate, Junior & Senior, Champion
settings (studios, schools and senior centers,
Steer, Reserve Champion Steer, Breeding Beef
as well as corporate and private events) Sid is
- Bull, Breeding Beef - Heifer.
in constant demand for his unique instruction
For more information contact Phyllis Snyder
Chili Anyone?
and creative performances. His passion for
at 970.946.6514 or www.
partner dancing has enabled him to build a
Ouray Elks Chili Cook-off
worldwide clientele.
Saturday, March 3, 3:30p. Start fine-tuning
The Taste of Latin Flavor evening will unfold
your chili recipes, the Ouray Elks annual Chili
with food, drink, dance demonstrations and
Cook-off is set for Saturday, March 3rd. There
then actual dance lessons on the Sheridan
will be separate classes for regular folks and
Opera House ballroom floor. This night of
"Pros", which means professional cooks from
fabulous food and entertainment is sure to
restaurants, caterers, etc. The classes are: Red,
please all families and couples that enjoy a fes-
Green, Cornbread, Salsa, and Dessert for "reg-
An Old Irish Blessing
tive, good time! Join us from 7-10p on Friday,
ular folks", and Professional Red, Professional
May love and laughter light your days,
March 16th! Tickets are $75 a head, all inclu-
Green, and Professional Salsa for the pros.
and warm your heart and home.
sive. Support the SAF while doing something
Bring your entries to the lodge starting at 3:30
May good and faithful friends
fun and learning something new.
and plan to have everything at serving tem-
be yours, wherever you may roam.
Ag Expo Celebrates 30th Year
perature before 5:00. There is no entry fee for
May peace and plenty bless your world
contestants. The public will be the judge, so
30th Anniversary Four States Ag Expo, March
with joy that long endures.
make sure you bring enough to feed everyone,
15-18, Montezuma County Fairgrounds, Cor-
May all life's passing seasons bring
if you run out, you tend to lose votes.
tez. Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 9a-5p;
the best to you and yours!