Stockdale News: Chamber announces Jubilee band headliners
The “Josh Abbott Band” and the “Randy Rogers Band” will highlight the 70th annual Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee set for Thursday through Saturday, June 19-21.
The “Josh Abbott Band” will perform Friday, while the “Randy Rogers Band” will play Saturday, according to Stockdale Chamber of Commerce President Sherry D. Lambeck.
Also, the Watermelon Growing Contest will be held on Thursday, June 19.
The contest is open to any resident of Wilson County and surrounding areas. Any variety of melon may be entered. Entry fee is $25 plus five ripe melons, if money is received on or before Friday, June 6. Entry fee is $50 plus five ripe melons if money is received after June 6, but before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. June 18.
Entry fees may be mailed to: Stockdale Chamber of Commerce, ATTN: Watermelon Growing Contest, P.O. Box 578, Stockdale, TX 78160. Donated melons may be turned in on day of weigh-in.
The winner is guaranteed a $500 cash prize and trophy, and is invited to be the primary watermelon seller at the 2015 Watermelon Jubilee. Second place is guaranteed a $250 cash prize, and third place is guaranteed a $100 cash prize.
For more information about the watermelon contest, contact Wesley Drzymala at 830-534-7705.
For more information regarding the Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee, visit http://www.stockdaletx.org/jubilee.htm.
Sherry D. Lambeck, president
Jesse Vela, vice president
Betty Soto, secretary
Jennifer Dillingham, treasurer
Frank Bain, director emeritus
Rick Rutland, director emeritus
Paul Darilek, Josh Heimann,
Wesley Hodge, Randall Lingo,
Gennie Rangel, Donna Skloss