DUMAS, TX (KFDA) - The Dumas Lions Club is ready to start cooking for the 71st Annual Dogie Days.
This highly anticipated yearly event has evolved over the years into a five day celebration including a large pit barbecue, carnival, parade and car raffle.
Event coordinators are cooking enough meet to feed 6,000 people at the barbecue Thursday, which a lot of people said is their favorite part of Dogie Days.
Barbecue and carnival tickets can be purchased all weekend, along with tickets to win a brand new Chevy Camaro selected by Angie West, the event's Head Wrangler.
Dogie Days is the biggest annual fundraiser for the Dumas Lions Club, and they aim to raise around $100,000 this year for around 40 different local charities.
The event filled weekend will run from Wednesday, June 14th through Sunday, June 18th.