Held on January 25th this year Watson's 4th Annual Bird & Sausage Gumbo Cook Off is held on the grounds of Double D Daiquiris which is at 32334 Hwy 16. It's on the corner of Arnold Road (Hwy 1025) & Hwy 16. Pass up Arnold Road and there's plenty of parking along the highway. This is a charity event whih deserves our support with all proceeds going to Raven's Outreach Center for homeless veterans.
The entry fee to the event is $10 a person. Marines in uniform w/ their families get a special price of $20 for the entire family. There will be lots of food & live music. There will also be Games on the Fly for the kids will be there from noon until 3pm. . This is a mobile trailer filled w/ Nintendo wiis, Xbox 360s, & satelitte tvs. The cooking starts @ 9am w/ opening ceremonies at 10:30. Most food will be ready around noon. Lots of participants cook foods other than gumbo to enjoy. Music starts at 11am with guest speakers; bands change every 2 hours. Awards will be at 4pm w/ two more band sessions afterwards.