Deadwood is hosting South Dakota's Largest Tailgate Party this weekend.
The event features a chili cook-off, best-dressed fan contest, tailgate raffle and a visit from John Dutton.
For more information about entering the chili cook-off, call 722-4975. For entry forms, go to http://tinyurl.com/85dxmwk. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
Saturday, Feb. 4:
6 p.m. - Welcome cocktail reception, Olympic Ballroom, Martin-Mason Hotel
7 p.m. - Welcome banquet, Olympic Ballroom, Martin-Mason Hotel. Special guests include Deadwood Mayor Francis Toscana, Rapid City Mayor Sam Kooiker, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and former NFL star John Dutton. Banquet tickets are $25.
Sunday, Feb. 5
Ongoing - Best Dressed Fan Contest, Main Street
Ongoing - Ultimate Tailgate Package Raffle, Main Street
Noon - 24-foot television display unveiled, Main Street.
Noon - Open container begins on Main Street
Noon - Tailgate Truck Show, Main Street
Noon - Bratwurst stands open
1 p.m. - Opening "kick-off" ceremony, Main Street Stage
1:15 p.m. - Chili Cook-off begins
1:30 p.m. - Football Toss Contest, Buffalo Stockade
1:30 p.m. - John Dutton Autograph Session; bring memorabilia to be autographed. A $10 fee will go to the American Cancer Society.
3:30 p.m. - Awards Ceremony, Main Street Stage