Memorial Day has the Indy 500. So it seems fitting that Labor Day should have a racing tradition of its own. Perhaps you have not heard of it, but this weekend marks the annual staging of the National Championship Chuckwagon Races in Clinton, Arkansas…We read this morning that tons of chicken wings have arrived by truck into downtown Buffalo in preparation for the city’s annual chicken wing festival. National Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival founder and organizer Drew Cerza told the Associated Press than 40 tons of wings have been delivered Tuesday to Coca-Cola Field, the minor league baseball stadium where the event is held every Labor Day weekend…The area in and around Brady, Texas is known for its sheep and goat industry. In a state best known for beef, it is goat that is celebrated in food form this weekend at the World Championship Barbecue Goat Cook-Off.… As you can see Labor Day weekend has many food-focused events. But here’s one that is only indirectly related to food – it’s more in the category of “post-consumption activity”. The event is the Wisconsin State Cow-Chip Throw, and it’s taking place this weekend in Prairie du Sac..
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