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4-H Presale Bobby Robinson Memorial BBQ

Date: Aug 17, 2019
Sponsor: Steamboat Motors, The Auction Team – Graig Medvesk, Yampa Valley Bank, Steamboat Pilot/Today, Colorado Event Rentals, Yampa Valley Electric Association
BBQ and Entertainment: The barbecue is a long-standing Routt County tradition, pre-dating the Fair by one year. It was first held in October 1913 when the Town of Hayden hosted a wild game feast to greet the arrival of the Iron Horse. The Railroad Day barbecue - elk and bear meat - immediately became the largest annual gathering in Northwest Colorado. Between 1949 and 1989, when Hayden contractor and Chef Bobby Robinson Sr. presided over the grills, he insisted the “secret” to the incredible sauce was slew water and whiskey. Since 4-H clubs began hosting the event, the barbecue has become a major 4-H fund raising event and an opportunity for youngsters to say thank you to purchasers at the Junior Livestock Sale.

Live music provided by the Yampa Valley Boys. The Yampa Valley Boys are in their thirteenth year of delighting audiences. Their friendly, infectious stage presence reaches out to any audience to make their show seem as intimate as a campfire sing-along.
BBQ prices: $6 (12 years and younger), $10 (13 years and older).
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