Cows may be kings in Texas, but hogs are...fat, dirty, weird creatures that taste good with eggs. And to celebrate their importance to the economy of itty-bitty Elgin, since 1987 the town has been hosting the Hogeye Festival every October. Come ham it up chasing a greased pig, test your hog calling technique and register for a chance to win $1,500 playing cow patty bingo.
The above article is just one of a collection of off-beat articles on 2Camels from Nelson Taylor's wonderful America Bizarro.
America Bizarro is a unique travel guide that celebrates humorously interesting, pop-culture kitschy and off-the-map odd festivals, out-of-the-way gatherings, kooky conventions, conferences and contests throughout the United States.