Stonewall to host Peach JAMboree June 21-22

In less than two weeks on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce will host its 52nd Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo.

The two-day celebration includes rodeo performances, nightly dancing, baking contest, queen’s contest, games, auction and more.

The gates open at 6 p.m. on Friday night, June 21.

Also at that time, registration for the mutton busting begins. There is a $20 entry fee for the mutton busting, which is limited to the first 40 contestants.

The first heat of mutton busting begins at 7 p.m. with the second heat during the rodeo performance.

Peach Queen contestants will be introduced at 7:45 p.m.

The CPRA Ram Rodeo by DVS Productions gets underway at 8 p.m. on Friday night. Activities include a calf scramble, mutton busting, wild cow milking and a specialty act featuring Leon Coffee.

A dance will follow the rodeo and will feature the music of Jody Nix.

JAMboree activities resume on Saturday, June 22, with a Cowboy Breakfast at the rodeo grounds beginning at 7 a.m.

Entries will be taken from 8:30-10 a.m. on June 22 in the baking, preserve and salsa contests. Judging starts at 10:45 a.m.

A slack rodeo performance begins at 9 a.m.

Floats, cars and numerous other entries from throughout Central Texas will line up to take part in the 10 a.m. parade.

After the parade at 11 a.m., barbecue by the pound, beans and potato salad will go on sale on the grounds of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

Derek Spence will be providing live musical entertainment at the chamber grounds from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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