Schedule of Events

Fiddle Contest
Great Music – Top Entertainers
Great Food – Cajun Fun Night Friday
Barbecue Cook-Off / German & Czech Heritage
Lavaca County Showcase


Children under 12 FREE excluding Saturday night dance

Thursday night: FREE / Friday night: $10 / Saturday: $8 inside – $15 Saturday night dance.
Sunday: $8 inside-FREE outside / WEEKEND Pass: $45

Thursday, April 24, 2014

6 p.m.– Jam Session outside on the Hall Pavilion: Bring your fiddle, guitar or other instrument to this huge jam session where everyone gets to play.

Friday, April 25, 2014

7:45 p.m. - Waylon Thibodeaux – Louisiana’s Rockin’ Fiddler


9:15 p.m. — Rajun Cajun Comedian, Rated #1

Jonathan Perry


Family Comedy at its best joins

Kavin Naquin & Ossun Playboys

Kevin Naquin Promo Picture 2014

To produce a 2:15 minute Bronson, Mo. like show – Family entertainment at its best.


5 p.m.–Cajun Fun Night
Come taste the crawfish, gumbo, red bean & rice or sample the barbecue and Hamburgers.

Saturday, April 26, 2013


9 a.m. 
Approximate start time–Fiddle Contest – Forest Craig Freshman Division  [Note: 1st place winner new fiddle]
(15 and under) Prizes awarded to the top 10 contestants.

1 p.m. 
Approximate start time–Fiddle Contest – Gone to Texas
A warm Texas welcome to our out-of-state competitors! prize money awarded to the top 20 contestants, with a First Prize of $1,400

Dance – Texas Music at it’s Best

8:30- 1:00 am– Scott Taylor and Band. Nominated #1 Country Dance Band in Texas


8:30 p.m. -1 a.m. — Texas Country Star Cody Johnson and The Rockin






1P.M. – 6 P.M. – Hall Bar B.Q. Pavillion – Wild River Band

3 p.m.–Texas State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off Judging begins
- Barbecue Pavilion -
3:00 - Best Tasting Sausage
3:15 - Jackpot Beans
4:15 - Grilled beef steak
4:30 - Gumbo

5 p.m.–Cook-Off Awards

Sunday, April 27, 2014


9:30 a.m.–Guitar Accompanist Contest
Prizes awarded to the top 10 contestants with the winner receiving $300.

10:30 a.m.–Texas Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame 
Inductees to Hall of Fame:

Jason Crisp

Johnny Crisp

11:30 a.m.Senior Division (65 and over) – Prize money awarded to the top 10 contestants, with a First Prize of $300

1 p.m. Approximate Start Time–
Texas State Championship Fiddle Contest
You must be a Texas resident to compete. Prizes awarded to the top 20 contestants.

5 p.m.–Cliff & Velda Fryer Championship Play Off
The top 3 contestants compete in an action packed round robin with the winner receiving $1,500 and the Title of Year: 2014 Texas State Champion Fiddler.


10 a.m.–Barbecue Showmanship

1 – 6 p.m.–Scott Taylor Band - Barbecue Pavilionsc1

1 p.m.–Texas State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off Judging Begins–Chicken

1:15 p.m.– Pork Ribs

2 p.m.–Brisket

2:15 p.m.–Sauce