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OCTOBER 2019

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The Foodie Issue


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LIFESTYLE LETTER

OCTOBER 2019 PUBLISHER

Peggy Garner | peggy.garner@lifestylepubs.com MANAGING EDITOR

Erica Hernandez | erica.hernandez@lifestylepubs.com SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

Samantha Eklund | samantha.eklund@lifestylepubs.com

Food, Glorious Food ARE YOU HUNGRY, CYPRESS? We’re sure you will be when you read—or should we say devour—this issue, the most drool-worthy one of the year: the Foodie issue!

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Erica Hernandez CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

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We spent the last few weeks pounding the pavement in search of the most delicious bites Cypress has to offer, and we found more than enough material to fill these pages.  While we don’t like to play favorites, the Foodie issue is near and dear to our hearts. After all, food is not only nourishing to our bodies, but it also brings people together. Whether it’s a special anniversary dinner, a much-needed lunch break with coworkers, a friend’s birthday party or even a casual weeknight meal with family, food is often considered one of life’s great pleasures. Consider this issue just a peek at all of the mouthwatering options Cypress has to offer. From morning coffee to a sit-down dinner, we've got you covered. Feeling inspired by the pros? Channel your inner chef and grill  up a some Texas

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Liz and Jerry Hale's appearance on the Food Network on page 20.

ART DIRECTOR Sara Minor OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Janeane Thompson

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INSIDE THE ISSUE OCTOBER 2019

FEATURES 16 Holiday Libation, Seasonal Margarita Brandi McGrill’s Holiday Margarita

20 ‘Winner Cake All’ Local Bakers Take the Spotlight Cake Fine Pastry Owners Featured on New Food Network Show

22 BB’s Cajun Cuisine Spices up the Season New Orleans Food with a Texas Twist

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26 Delicious Local Restaurant Recipes Restaurant-Style Foods You Can Make at Home

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Good Times

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Around Town

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Giving Back

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Hops & Vine

20 Local Limelight 26 Culinary Creations 30 Locally Owned 32 Lifestyle Calendar


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invites you to be our guest for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. This Broadway musical has captivated audiences of all ages worldwide for the past 26 years. See the show at the Cypress Ranch High School Auditorium. Showtimes are as follows: Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.; Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.; and Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Get your tickets now. Prices are $20 for orchestra seating and $15 for mezzanine seating. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit CyRanchTheatre.Ludus.com.

CY-WOODS THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL JR. Tickets are now on sale for Junie B. Jones, The Musical Jr., presented by the Cypress Woods Theatre Company. Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane in this hilarious Broadway junior

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School seniors Amal Gupta, Tristan Wiesepape and Stephen Cheng placed second in Computer Game and Simulation Programming. The event requires students to create a game from scratch without any help from advisers or other adults. The game must be based on the current year’s prompt. Cy-Ranch High School senior Vinaya Parimi placed second in Business Ethics while Cy-Ridge High School senior Pavan Agrawal placed sixth in Coding and Programming.

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GIVING BACK

coffee for a cause LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS COFFEE HELPS SUPPORT AFRICAN FARMERS

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LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS IS A LOCAL COFFEE SHOP WITH A GLOBAL IMPACT. The shop exclusively buys coffee beans from African farmers deep in the Rwandan countryside. They pay farmers a livable wage while also funding village schools, education and health initiatives. “By buying their coffee beans, we support them, which in turn allows us to support the Cypress community,” says owner Melinda Bodukoglu. LTHCoffeeBakery.com 9935 Barker Cypress Road, #130 Cypress, Texas 281.246.1667 ARTICLE ERICA HERNANDEZ | PHOTOGRAPHY LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS

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building health clinics

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the nziza collective: supporting women farmers

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providing clean water

Coffee farmers live in remote villages

Nziza means ‘beauty’ in the Rwandan

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who live in the Kivu Lake area. “They lost

ral beauty, they make traveling for daily

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everything and they did what they had

water supplies a grueling journey. Many

keeps farmers and their families from

to do to keep their families going,” says

farmers rely on a water pipe located in a

getting any healthcare at all. Land of a

Melinda, who visited the women this

valley an hour’s walk away. The Do Good

Thousand Hills’ Do Good Initiative, the

summer. The women work at a Land of

Initiative non-profit is focusing on build-

company’s non-profit, is partnered with

a Thousand Hills coffee washing station

ing a water retainment system to hold

the Rwandan Ministry of Health to build

where they meticulously cultivate and

rainwater year-round. The group, in part-

and outfit local clinics. The groups

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nership with the Water for Life non-profit,

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farmers and surrounding communities.

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families that grow the Ruli Mountain cof-

The first clinic of this initiative was

supplies for income-generating trades

fees. The group hopes to build another

completed in July.

such as sewing and basket weaving. The

system for its Kivu Lake farmers.

company’s non-profit initiative relies on donations to purchase sewing machines and other materials for the women. 

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HOPS & VINE

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DIRECTIONS Combine tequila, orange liquor, fresh pomegranate, orange and lime juice, and agave in cocktail shaker. Shake thoroughly. Line rim of glass with Red Sanding sugar and add ice. Pour mixture in shaker. Garnish with lime, orange and mint. Enjoy and share with friends!

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ARTICLE ERICA HERNANDEZ PHOTOGRAPHY LIZ HALE & FOOD NETWORK

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IF LIFE WERE A CAKE, LIZ HALE WOULD BE THE ICING. She’s lively, bright-spirited and covers her cakes with personality. So when the Food Network discovered her creations on Instagram and invited her to appear on a new cake show, Liz happily whisked herself into the limelight.  This May, Liz and her husband, Jerry, appeared on the first season of the new Food Network show, Winner Cake All. The show pits bakers against each other in a competition to create an intricate themed cake. The winning team earned $10,000.  Liz and Jerry own and operate Cake Fine Pastry, a custom cake shop offering elaborate, life-like cake sculptures. Liz decorates, Jerry bakes and their children also help run the shop. Together, Liz and Jerry can create just about anything using  cake—from designer purses to a Whataburger meal complete with cake french fries. The Food Network challenge was especially intricate: create a cake topper and a baby shower-themed cake. The cameras were rolling, lights blazing, and the couple was scrambling.  The couple created an edible beehive complete with a moving door and a honeybee made of sugar. When the door opened, it revealed the color blue to show a baby boy was on the way. Liz and Jerry advanced to the next round. The second challenge didn’t go as sweet. Bakers were instructed to create a cocktail-themed cake for a posh baby shower pool party. The party was to be hosted on a stylish Los Angeles rooftop. Drawing from their Texas roots, Liz and Jerry designed a ginger beer cake with strawberry filling. The flavors were akin to a Moscow Mule cocktail, except with strawberries. They dubbed it a ‘Texas Mule’ and planned to sculpt it into the shape of a stork.  “We tried to keep it very Texan and very Southern,” Liz says. “I was born here. I wanted to make sure our cake represented who we are.” But with less than five hours to create, and tensions rising, the couple made a critical mistake.    “What really happened was the time frame,” Jerry says. “We were scrambling for our lives.” The couple cracked under  pressure—cracked too many eggs, in fact.  In a haste, Liz accidentally added three times the required eggs to their cake batter. Their baby cake was ruined, but the bakers pressed onward. They built a cake swimming pool filled with edible blue gel. They  set the stork inside. They sculpted edible skyscrapers and palm trees. But the damage was done. Judges said the cake texture was far too dense, and the couple did not advance to the third round.  Liz says it’s hard watching the show now, knowing they did not win, but the experience was enjoyable. She’s learned how to pay more attention to her decorating details, and Jerry says he’s learned more about making a food TV show. Nowadays, the couple is turning their focus to their second  business, Plum Coffee on Barker Cypress. The couple recently purchased the shop which offers locally roasted coffee, pastries and regular open mic nights.  And though the cake business is still their bread and butter, Liz says if another show opportunity arises, she’s ready for the limelight. 

“IT WAS REALLY SURREAL. IT WAS VERY EXCITING BECAUSE I LOVE BEING ON STAGE, ACTING SINGING, BEING IN THE SPOTLIGHT.” —LIZ HALE

“It was a great opportunity. I’d do it again in a heartbeat.”

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e in s i u C n u j a C s ' BB on s a e S e th p u Spices ARTICLE ERICA HERNANDEZ | PHOTOGRAPHY BBS CAFE | PAUL CHAVIRA

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T hose on the prowl

FOR FLAVOR THAT TRANSCENDS CULTURES, NEED LOOK NO FURTHER THAN BB’S TEX-ORLEANS. It’s here where Texas and New-Orleans style cooking fuse into something entirely new. BB’s ownership likes to call it New Orleans cooking with a Texas twist.  “You won’t ever find another Tex-Orleans cooking anywhere in the United States or anywhere in the world,” says Maricela Bassler, BB’s chief brand officer and partner.  The Houston-based restaurant offers New-Orleans classics such as red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee and po’ boys served on Leidenheimer bread, a popular bakery with deep roots in the Big Easy. It also offers fusion foods with a Texas kick. The Cypress location boasts fish tacos made with blackened catfish and Cajun coleslaw. Boudin flautas, which combine  homemade boudin and pepper jack cheese in a flour taco, are also on the menu.  One of BB’s  most iconic  items  is its  seasonal crawfish. This year, the company served more than 600,000 pounds of the mudbugs which are boiled in a seasoned mixture then tossed in a flavor-packed paste. The delicacies  are best eaten with a bib and stack of napkins handy.  For those who don’t like to get their hands dirty BB’s recently began offering a “cleaner”  crawfish recipe which doesn’t come coated with paste.  BB’s  also added brunch to its menu after years of customer requests. Its hearty breakfast options include french toast, waffles, fried boudin served with poached eggs and other items with Cajun flair. Eggs benedict, for instance, are served over a cornbread waffle and topped with bourbon maple syrup.  “It’s a very true Cajun brunch,” Maricela says. “You’re not just going to get a benedict. You’re going to get a Cajun-style benedict.” BB’s first opened its doors in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood in 2007. Inspired by his grandmother’s Louisiana-style cooking, founder Brooks Bassler offered authentic New Orleans po’ boys with Texas cooking in hopes to create a new cuisine. It worked. The company recently opened its 10th location in Webster and has plans to expand regionally.  Each location has a slightly different menu and decor to reflect not only New Orleans, but Houston’s diversity. One thing that’s consistent across all restaurants, however, is hard-working staff and quality service. “The culture and the vibe here has always been a New Orleans feel with a Texas soul,” Maricela says. BBsTexOrleans.com | 281.369.4633 26010 Hempstead Road, #1050, Cypress Texas CONTINUED >

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AMBRIZA’S CEVICHE CONSTEÑO INGREDIENTS + 2 cans of coconut milk

30 minutes 4 servings

DIRECTIONS Cut fish into 1-inch pieces sliced 1/4-inch-thick. Mix with

+ 2 teaspoons sugar

lime juice in a bowl and let sit for 20-30 minutes to cook

+ 1 cup coconut shredded

through denaturing. Chop cilantro and jalapeños and slice

+ 1 cup roasted jalapeños

red onion. Add coconut milk, sugar, shredded coconut, jala-

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CULINARY CREATIONS

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NATIONAL TREASURE PEACHES AND CREAM INGREDIENTS + 2 whole fresh peaches, sliced, or one medium can of diced peaches in syrup + 1/4 cup peach brandy + 1 cup heavy whipping cream + 1/8 cup powdered sugar + 2 ounces Frangelico hazelnut liqueur + Mint for garnish 

15 minutes 1 serving

DIRECTIONS Separate (if canned) peaches from syrup. Sauté peaches in pan on medium high heat. As the peaches turn darker in color, add about 2 tablespoons peach syrup to the pan for caramelization. If using fresh peaches, add 2 tablespoons simple syrup (equal parts water and white sugar melted or store-bought). Carefully add peach brandy to the pan and bring to boil. Watch out for flames which may happen. The flames will burn out as the alcohol burns off. Remove from heat and cool completely. Whisk the powdered sugar, cream and liqueur. Add more or less liqueur to your taste. Serve in a martini glass or decorative container. Layer like a parfait starting with the peach mixture, then cream until the glass is full to your liking. Serve chilled. Garnish with mint. 

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“We wanted something family-friendly to match this great family community. We want everybody to walk in and to feel welcome.” —SCOTT KOSSOUDJI

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FAMILY-OWNED CHOCOLATE FACTORY SPANS GENERATIONS

FOR CHOCOLATIER SCOTT KOSSOUDJI, CHOCOLATE IS A

2014 after years of learning chocolate-making from his father. Scott’s

SERIOUS FAMILY BUSINESS. For three generations now, he and

father opened his own chocolate shop, The Golden Turtle Chocolate

his family have crafted and designed unique chocolate candies for

Factory, 30 years ago in Lebanon, Ohio. A newspaper clipping of his

their local community.  

father’s store opening now hangs in Scott’s own chocolate factory.

Scott, along with his wife Carrie and their son, Ryan, own and operate Copper Kettle Chocolate Factory, a cozy candy shop

“They’ve really given us the foundation to develop our own product,” Scott says.

stocked with an abundant supply of chocolate designs. From jumbo

“It’s been really quite rewarding.”

caramel apples smothered in chocolate, to chocolate-covered

The family all pitches in to create new recipes, but it’s in the back

gummy bears and chocolate-covered Twinkies, the store offers a

of the factory where all the magic happens. Scott and his family

range of scrumptious locally crafted treats for any occasion. They

make caramel and toffee in a large copper kettle and produce new

offer edible school supplies for teachers and life-like chocolate

chocolate designs from any inspiration.

pawprints for animal lovers. And unlike some other chocolate factories, you don’t need a golden ticket to enter. “We wanted something family-friendly to match this great family community,” Scott says. “We want everybody to walk in and to feel welcome.” Scott is a Navy veteran and former trial attorney turned candy

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running communities in completing

FOURTH ANNUAL CONCERT IN THE COUNTRY BENEFITTING BOOTS FOR TROOPS

CHAPPELL HILL SCARECROW FESTIVAL

Participants can even sign up for a

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Peruse more than 250 exhibitors

Experience live music in true Texas

offering everything from home décor

fashion while supporting our troops.

to historic tours at this year's fes-

Concert in the Country is hosting

tival.

its annual Boots for Troops event to

clothing and delicious country-style

raise money for deployed service-

food. A special children’s activity

men and women around the world.

corner provides pony rides, a pet-

Tracey Lawrence is headlining the

ting zoo, face painting and more.

event followed by performances

Admission is free. Parking is $5.

The

from Josh Ward, Jake Worthington,

ChappellHillHistoricSociety.com

Company presents You Can’t Take It

a 10-mile course. Don’t let the name fool you; they also offer a 5K and 1K! virtual course so there is no excuse not to join the fun! RunSignUp.com

Main Street, Chappell Hill

Booths

including jewelry,

5 A TASTE OF CY-FAIR

the fullest and doing what makes you happy! Visit CWTC.Weebly.com to

The Cy-Fair ISD Health Expo, underwrit-

purchase tickets.

food and drink  while supporting a

5,500 residents. The expo offers health

charity at this year's third  annual A

screenings, flu shots, children’s activi-

Taste of Cy-Fair. This relaxed, all-you-

ties, live performances, dance, martial

can-eat event offers tantalizing bites

arts and more! CyFairChamber.com

from local restaurants, an extensive

Proceeds benefit Cy-Hope, which provides assistance for needy families. ATasteofCyFair.com

play tells a timeless tale of living life to

Berry Center

community event welcoming more than

and a VIP lounge are also offered.

Theatre

CFISD HEALTH EXPO 2019 local

beers. Live music, silent auction

Woods

in 1936 and played 838 times. The

Indulge

array of wines and dozens of craft

Cypress

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scrumptious

Cy-Woods High School Auditorium

Kaufman. It premiered on Broadway

Lakeland Village Center of Bridgeland

in

CY-WOODS THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

with You by Moss Hart and George S.

Mike Donnell, Trent Cowie and Cody Wayne. ConcertintheCountry.org

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18-19 JUDY DIERKER HOLIDAY MARKET The Foundry Church, Jones Road Campus

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Get ahead on all of your holiday

LAKEWOOD UMC FALL MARKET MISSIONS FUNDRAISER

100 vendors, there is something for

shopping this year at the Judy Dierker

Lakewood United Methodist Church

Holiday Market. With more than everyone on your list. Proceeds benefit Cy-Hope. Cy-Hope.org

Nothing says fall like a pumpkin

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season, and the Fall Market does

SAINT MAXIMILIAN KOLBE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL

and more. The event is free, and all

not disappoint! There will be 100plus vendors, crafts for all ages, food proceeds will benefit the missions

Saint Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church

of

Lakewood

United

Methodist

Saint Maximilian Fall Festival offers

Church. LakewoodUMC.org

all of the best elements of fall! It includes family time, a pumpkin patch, rides, a petting zoo and much more! StMaximilian.org

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FREIGHT TRAIN FOOD FESTIVAL

inspected to ensure they comply with

on new and gently-used children

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Enjoy

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Folk

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Revival

and maternity items. All items are current Consumer Product Safety Commission standards.

Consign

28 KAILEE MILLS FOUNDATION 5K BUBBLE RUN Gullo Park, The Woodlands

band and Galveston’s ultimate party

with Just Between Friends to easily

Have fun while you run for a great

ensemble, the Mambo Jazz Kings

sell your outgrown or unused items.

cause! Buckle Up 4 Kailee is host-

while feasting on local food-truck cui-

Cypress.JBFSale.com

ing its second annual 5K Bubble Run benefitting the Kailee Mills

sine. Admission and parking are free. Facebook.com/TomballTexanForFun

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Foundation. There will be lots of

TOMBALL BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

lots of family fun. Register online at

entertainment including a live DJ,

Tomball

KLAUS BREWING COMPANY OKTOBERFEST/FIRST ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Grab your fiddle and join bluegrass

Klaus Brewing Company

musicians such as Pine Island

Raise your glass to recognize Klaus

Station, Chris Hirsch and the Lone

Brewing Company's first anniversary at

Star

its very own Oktoberfest.  German

Sounds and more. Kids are welcome.

food, folk dancers and music will be

Admission and parking are free.

on display for this fun-packed celebra-

Facebook.com/TomballTexanForFun

food trucks, photo ops, bubbles and KaileeMillsFoundation.org.

performers at the Shade Tree Jam or listen to live performances from

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tion. KlausBrewing.com

22 CELEBRATION OF HOPE DINNER AND AWARDS BANQUET 2019

26 AMBRIZA SOCIAL MEXICAN KITCHEN GRAND OPENING

Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen

Bammel Church of Christ

Towne Lake

The Celebration of Hope Dinner and

Come celebrate the grand opening of

Awards Banquet is Shield Bearer's

Ambriza at the Cypress Towne Lake

premier fundraising event of the

Boardwalk. There will be entertain-

year and proceeds allow Shield

ment, face painting, award-winning

Bearer to continue the mission of

food and award-winning margaritas. 

hope and healing in Houston. This

Facebook.com/AmbrizaCypress

year's theme is "Hope Grows Here" features a special presentation from best-selling author and speaker Bob Goshen and announcement of the Celebration of Hope Award Winners. ShieldBearer.org

26-27 TENTH ANNUAL FALL CRAFT MARKET CFISD LSA Exhibit Center

Cy-Woods FFA annual craft market

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features 100-plus local vendors,

JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS HUGE CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE

great food served at the Cy-Woods

We are always accepting sub-

FFA Booster concession and fall

missions for events you'd like to

festival activities for the kids.

see included in our Calendar sec-

It is open Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5

tion. Submissions are accepted

Louetta Automotive Sports Complex

p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

via

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