Yukon to hold Chisholm Trail and Crawfish Festival

The Chisholm Trail and Crawfish Festival will be Saturday in Yukon.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: June 5, 2014

Mud bugs and plenty of fun will be on the agenda Saturday in Yukon at the Chisholm Trail and Crawfish Festival.

The festival will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Family Farm, 1001 Garth Brooks Blvd. Admission is free.

The festival will include craft booths and exhibits such as a chuck wagon, saloon, jail and an 1892 Altman Canton Monitor steam engine.

A gunfight will be staged at 10 a.m., followed by a crawfish race. A Wild West show will be at 11 a.m. Also scheduled are a crawfish eating contest, Cajun dance lessons and a replica schoolhouse. You can see a demonstration of Civil War cannons in the afternoon.

For a complete schedule of events, call 350-8937 or go to www.chisholmtrail.org.