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Patriotic Picnic

July 4, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join your neighbors to celebrate Independence Day with a Patriotic Picnic at DC Ranch. This Fourth of July celebration offers a variety of family-fun activities, food, adult beverages, and patriotic crafts. Compete in a watermelon eating contest, slip down an inflatable waterslide, and play in a bag toss tournament. Remember to bring your bathing suits, towels and sunscreen!

Enter a homemade apple pie into the inaugural All-American Apple Pie Contest, and receive two complimentary event registrations. One pie per family. The winner will be awarded a prize. Pie contest participants must contact the Community Council to enter their  pies. More contest info below.

To enter the contest and for more event information, contact the Community Council at 480.342.7178.  RSVP

-$5 per adult, free for children 12 and under through June 24

-$10 per adult, free for children 12 and under from June 25 to July 4

-2 complimentary registrations with a homemade apple pie as a contest entry

Pie Contest

The Community Council is calling all apple pie lovers to join the inaugural Apple Pie Baking Contest at this year’s Patriotic Picnic. All residents are welcome to participate in this fun and delicious contest. Whether you?re new to pie baking, a seasoned pro, or somewhere on that life-long journey of making the perfect pie crust, there is a spot for you at the table.

So, dust off your rolling pins and join us on Wednesday, July 4, at the Patriotic Picnic at Desert Camp Community Center. Enter your pies into the adult or youth category. With every homemade apple pie entry, your family will receive two complimentary event registrations to the Patriotic Picnic. All entries must be brought to the event between 10 a.m. and noon on July 4. Winners will be crowned for both categories.

Please drop off all homemade apple pie entries between 10 a.m. and noon on July 4.  Judging will take place at 2 p.m.


July 4, 2012
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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