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.