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Events for the week of 09/08/2013
McWhirther 50th Anniversary
Date: 9/6 - 9/09

McWhirter Pottery "TURNING" 50: Second generation potters Pete & Kim McWhirter invite you to join them at McWhirter Pottery for their 50th Anniversary Celebration Fri.,Sat,Sun, September 6th, 7th, & 8th from 10 am to 5 pm each day. McWhirter Pottery was established in 1963 by Kore and Jim McWhirter. The original shop was located in a milking parlor on White Oak Creek Rd. In 1970 they built the studio on Hwy 80 South where Pete and Kim began working 1989. Activities for Saturday include: A kiln opening featuring special Anniversary work and pottery demonstrations. Live music will be provided by Jerry Trapp and Suzanne Schmitt. Food Vending will be provided by Little Switzerland Cafe. Overflow parking will be at the South Toe Elementary School. Bring a chair, and join us for a relaxing afternoon of Food, Music, and Pottery as we celebrate. Enjoy a 10% discount on all purchases during this free event, in appreciation to all those who have supported our business.

Orchard Chili Cookoff 6 - 8 pm
Date: 9/12 - 9/12

If you'd like to enter your wonderful chili in the contest, please Email Us at altapass.orchard@gmail.com with the name of your chili and whether it is mild, medium, or hot. CHILI COOKS GET IN FREE, and winners will receive cash prizes and trophies. Others pay $20, or $10 for children 12 and under, and all proceeds go to the Altapass Foundation. We'll serve taco salad and dessert, in addition to many wonderful chilis, and we'll have music and dancing after the chili. BYOB (beer and wine)! This is always a fun event so we hope you can join us! Admission is free for chili cooks, or $20.00 for attendees. To enter a chili call Janet Hepburn at 682-7449 by Sept. 9 for instructions.

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