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Backus Legion annual whitetail weekend events

The Backus American Legion and Auxiliary will hold its annual Whitetail Weekend Nov. 8 and 9 in conjunction with the opening of the firearms deer season.

Activities begin Friday with the clubrooms opening at noon. There will be a Goodies Galore Auxiliary Bake Sale from 3 p.m. until sold out – featuring cookies, cakes, breads, rolls, pies and more. Chili, barbecue and plain roast pork sandwiches will be served from 4-9 p.m. in addition to the Legion’s regular short-order food menu. A 10-round, 50-package meat raffle begins at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday the Auxiliary will host the annual Deer Hunters Dinner from 4-8 p.m., featuring turkey, ham, all the trimmings and homemade pie. It’s $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 to 10.

Complimentary cash and customer appreciation drawings will be at 9 p.m. Saturday. There will be no bingo on Friday night.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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