February 2, 2019 - Community preparations are underway for the famous delicious 70th Annual Hornitos Enchilada Dinner to be held in Historic Hornitos, on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 3:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., at the Golden Stag Hall. Enjoy a leisurely drive through the beautiful foothills, visit the local establishments, and experience the rich history and atmosphere of the historic town and taste the delicious dinner prepared by the Hornitos Patrons Club members, community residents, and any and all friends willing to work.
Join us to celebrate our 70th year. Vendors will present their local handmade crafts in the park, while entertainment by DJ Mark Carpenter (starting at 3:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.) goes on in the Plaza. Dinner includes your choice of 2 enchiladas or chicken pie, beans, salsa, garlic bread, coleslaw, sherbet cup, coffee and punch.
Sponsored by the Hornitos Patrons Club, members are responsible for numerous projects and activities in Hornitos and Mariposa and Merced Counties. Monies are donated to the Cancer Walk, Salvation Army, Manna House, Mariposa High School Scholarships, Medical Emergency Kit for Hornitos, new flooring and roof on St. Catherine’s Church including weed abatement of the cemetery, a roof on Hornitos School House, Fire Victims donations, Back-to-School Party including supplies and backpacks for our community children, Hornitos Public Telephone, Grad Night donations, donation to children aging out of foster care, plus donations to the 4-H youth programs, FFA UC Merced Move-in kits, and preservation of history in the town of Hornitos with plaques and maps.
The club also hosts the 33rd Annual Flea Market on Sunday, October 6, 2019 (always the first Sunday in October) and All Soul’s Day Candle Lighting ceremony on Saturday, November 2, 2019 (always on November 2nd).
For more information, please call (209) 382-7062. You can also visit the Hornitos Patrons Club on Facebook.