Chicken Stew Showdown: Sample entries, help fire department

Published 8:54 am Thursday, March 9, 2017

A Davie County fall favorite will make a March appearance this weekend.

The Advance Fire Department Auxiliary will host a competition chicken stew on Saturday, March 11, 5-8 p.m. The meal will be held at the old station on Fire Station Road.

Alonag with the chicken stew, there will be hotdog and marshmallow roasting, desserts, and live music. Award winning group, Gaining Ground Bluegrass Band, will provide entertainment from 6-7:30 p.m.

The competition will be decided by the dinner guests. Each participating chicken stew team will have their own donation box and the team that collects the most donations to benefit the auxiliary will be declared the 2017 winner.  Guests will have the opportunity to sample each stew and then fill their bowl from their favorite recipe.

Participates include:

• Team Carter (board member/firefighter and auxiliary secretary);

• Team Burton (firefighter and professional chicken stew chef);

• Team Miller (proud parent of two junior firefighters); and

• Team Elliott (husband of auxiliary member).

Bring your own bowl or use one at the department. Take out is available.