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Reservations are being taken for Dixon Apple Orchard’s Springtime Chuckwagon event from 4-7:30 p.m. April 16 and 2-5:30 p.m. April 17.
Take a journey back into the old west … sit back, relax and enjoy live music and scenery as Carl Hawkins of “Hawkins Chuckwagon” rustles up a meal cooked over an open fire in Dutch ovens.
Cabin Orchard Hayrides will weave attendees through the entire Dixon’s Apple Orchard on a tractor-pulled hay wagon. An explanation of its history and operation will be given.
Attendees will spend time at the Old Log Cabin built at the turn of the century.
Hawkins will prepare dinner from his authentic chuckwagon dated back from the 1800’s. The meal will consist of the cook’s choice of meat, beans, biscuits, vegetable and always a fruit cobbler for dessert.
There will also be live music and horseback and horse-drawn carriage rides for the kids.
The cost is $40 for adults and $20 for children younger than 10.
The orchard will also offer Cabin Orchard Hayrides through the entire Dixon’s Apple Orchard on a tractor-pulled hay wagon from 2-4 p.m. April 23.
Enjoy the view the orchard as the history and operation is explained. Spend time at the Old Log Cabin built at the turn of the century.
There will be led horseback rides for the kids, as well as horse-drawn carriage rides. Everyone will enjoy refreshments served in the Old Log Cabin.
There will also be an Easter egg hunt to celebrate the holiday. The children will scour the orchard for special treats.
The cost is $20 for adults and $12 for children younger than 10. No pets allowed. Tickets are non-refundable, weather permitting.
Call 505-465-2976 for reservations or visit dixonsapples.com.