BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//MainStreet Roswell, New Mexico - ECPv4.9.9//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:MainStreet Roswell, New Mexico X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://mainstreetroswell.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for MainStreet Roswell, New Mexico BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:UTC BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:UTC DTSTART:20190101T000000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC:20190927T120000 DTEND;TZID=UTC:20190928T220000 DTSTAMP:20191018T144207 CREATED:20180220T035035Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190910T235022Z UID:891-1569585600-1569708000@mainstreetroswell.org SUMMARY:2019 Chile Cheese Festival DESCRIPTION:2019 Chile Cheese Festival!\n \nWhen:\nSept. 27\, 2019 12:00 – 10:00 pm\nSept. 28\, 2019 10:00 am – 10:00 pm \nWhere:\nEastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds\n(2500 S. Main Street\, Roswell NM) \nNEW for 2019! MainStreet Roswell is working together with the Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Eastern New Mexico State Fair to bring you a bigger and more awesome event! Join us Sept 27 & 28 for the Piñata & Chile Cheese Festival  and stay for the Fair Sept 30-Oct 5! \nEnjoy all the fun from BOTH festivals in one place with free parking and free entry\, AND the carnival rides will be open (just pay for the rides you want to enjoy). Sunday will be a switch over day\, and on Monday\, the FULL Fair will open! \nFriday and Saturday you can enjoy the wonderful aroma of fresh roasted chiles as it permeates the air in Roswell? You can purchase all sorts of crafts\, collectibles\, fresh roasted chile and of course the beautiful red ristras from Graves Farm! Why not try making one of your own (we are planning ristra making 101). \nWhat would the festival be without cheese? Take a tour of Leprino Cheese Plant (be sure to follow the strict dress code). Leprino is the largest private employer in Chaves county and their facility is truly amazing. This is a rare opportunity to peek inside the fascinating process it takes to make their products\, followed by a delicious taste (can you say pizza?!). Tickets are only $6 and that includes your bus fare and lunch! \nThere will be 4 departure times Saturday\, September 28. You can buy your Leprino tour tickets below now\, or call our office to arrange purchasing tickets in person (575-914-8018). \nBUY TOUR TICKETS HERE \n\n \n\n\n\nPick Your Tour Time\n\n\n9:30 am departure $6.00 USD10:30 am departure $6.00 USD11:30 am departure $6.00 USD12:30 pm departure $6.00 USD\n\n\n\n\n\n \n\n  \nThere will be lots of great live music and entertainment. Our Friday headliner will be the Flying J Wranglers from Ruidoso! \nEnter our free Ice Cream Eating Contest! (thanks Albertson’s Market for sponsoring this). You can also try your luck at the taco eating contest\, jalapeño eating contest\, a dance contest\, AND a song contest! \nCelebrate our local Southwest Dairy Farmers by visiting the Mobile Dairy Classroom\, and don’t forget the fun kids cow crafts\, and dairy themed contests & drawings! \nOPEN TO EVERYONE – enter the third annual “Best of the Southwest Green Chile Stew Competition” sponsored by The Roswell Daily Record. First prize is $300 and 3 XL bags green chiles\, second prize is $150 and 2 XL bags green chiles\, third prize is $50 and 1 XL bag green chiles! (thanks Graves Farm for sponsoring the green chile prizes!). \nDownload Green Chile Stew Entry Form HERE\n\n \n\n\n\nGreen Chile Stew Competition\n\n\nEntry Fee $50.00 USD\n\n\n\n\n\n \n\nCongratulations to our 2018 Winners!\n1st place: Laura’s Cafe\n2nd place: El Chupacabra\n3rd place: Gina Dwyer \n  \nWould you like to be a vendor? \nDownload 2019 Vendor Application HERE\nDownload Roswell Business License Form HERE\n\n\n \n\n\n\nVendor Space Options (Includes Late Fee After Sept 1st)\n\n\nNon-Profit 10×10 Space $100.00 USDRegular 10×10 space (includes $50 refundable deposit) $250.00 USDRestaurant Row (includes $50 refundable deposit) $300.00 USD\n\n\n\n\n\n \n\nThis year there will be lots of new and exciting things to see and do!  There will be plenty of family fun and food!  It’s going to be a fun festival! \n\n Friday Sept. 27 Saturday Sept. 28Schedule will be posted when availableSchedule will be posted when available.\n\nShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)\n\n Related\n URL:https://mainstreetroswell.org/event/2019-chile-cheese-festival/ CATEGORIES:Extra Events ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://mainstreetroswell.org/wpdocs/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-chile-cheese-2.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR