Dr. Doug's Web Log
This is one of Dr. Dougs favorite events for his favorite charity. The Tenth Annual Desert Chihuahua Challenge is fun for families and dog lovers. A bunch of small dogs dress up in costumes and parade around while off in the corner people are betting on the winner of the race. There are games for the children, food and music. judging of the costumes, and then the big(!) race.
Chihuahua dog races are Saturday, April 27th in the Terlingua Ghost Town to benefit the Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend.
Games and Other Events 11:00-1:00
Dog Costume Contest 12:30
Dog Races 1:00 - 4:00
Food and Music all day
All small dog breeds are welcome to attend and participate in the races. For pre-registration, sponsorship, rules, and other information call 371-3147 or 837-7254
Chiliheads are already arriving here in Terlingua, staking out the best campsites and enjoying the "lull before the storm". Two World Championship Chili Cookoffs happen each year at this time, and winners of this years regional cookoffs are competing for the World's Best Chili awards. Several thousand avid chili cooks are expected and the local businesses are putting on extra help for the upcoming rush. Terlingua welcomes the chili cookoffs and we locals are trying our best to make y'all feel comfortable and safe. Come on out to Terlingua and enjoy the World's Finest Chili Cookoffs starting now.
Terlingua is jamming this week! Look at the poster, there are bands coming in from as far away as Italy. Alpine, Austin, New Braunfels and plenty of local bands will be playing in the area at La Kiva, Starlight Theatre, High Sierra, Gareth Park, Desert Institute, Long Draw Pizza, Big Bend Motor Inn, Alex Whitmore's Place, Chisos Mining Company Motel and The Thirsty Goat in Lajitas. Come on up to the desert mountains and enjoy the Terlingua Music Bash with Dr. Doug and celebrate the Year of the Mayan.
Our own troubadores The Alien Breeding Experiment are scheduled to play at the Dude of the Dead Festival, which runs concurrently with the Borderzone International UFO Festival in Presidio/Ojinaga. Here is a video of the UFO crash at Coyame, Mexico. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCLiyZpgEp8
Click here to find out more about the festival: http://roswellbooks.com/zone/
Be sure to show up at the Lajitas Resort Fall Concert Series on Sunday, September 23, 2012, from 4 to 8PM. It's at the Lajitas Amphitheatre and admission is FREE! Bring a blanket and cooler and enjoy an evening of fun and good music featuring the Doodling Hogwallops and Folkadelic. For those of my patients that have not been to group therapy lately, I will offer free mental health sessions during the concert. Patients are advised to bring their own medicine as the Doctor is in short supply himself.