By Yvonne Hartmann —
Hill Country peach growers will be joining residents and visitors alike on Friday and Saturday, June 19-20, in Stonewall to celebrate Gillespie County’s most famous crop.
Sponsored by the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce, the two-day 54th annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo will include a parade, two rodeo performances, dancing, music, baking contest, queen’s pageant, peach show and auction and more.
The gates open at 6 p.m. on Friday.
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 50 contestants.
The first heat of mutton busting begins at 6:45 p.m. on Friday with the second heat during the rodeo performance.
Peach Queen contestants will be introduced at 7:30 p.m.
The CPRA Ram Rodeo by DVS Productions gets under way at 8 p.m.