Hawky Tonk Experience

> All You Can Eat Comfort Foods

Southern Comfort Food: Appetizers and Dinner

Hawky Tonk is celebrated the first Saturday in May, where people gather for fun, food, and friends. When we come together at St. Linus, it truly is a community event. The local “hot spots” for food have graciously donated their specialty items, so we can celebrate together with their best comfort foods!

Food donations include:

  • Mac and Cheese, Caesar and Mixed Greens Salad – Corner Bakery
  • Sausage, Peppers and Rigatoni – Jenny’s Steakhouse
  • Mostaciolli, Chicken, Pasta Salad and Mixed Salad – Papa Joe’s
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches – Chuck’s BBQ
  • Assorted Sandwiches – Jimmy John’s
  • Potato Salad – Jack and Pat’s
  • Baked Potatoe Bar, Pulled Pork, and Italian Salad – Texas Roadhouse
  • Deluxe Pizza’s – Barraco’s
  • Nacho Bar – Donated by Joann Imala
  • 300 Sliders – White Castles
  • Cake and Cupcakes – Kelly’s Kake
  • Cupcakes – Simply Sweet Creations
  • Baked Good – Community at St. Linus

> Drinks

Whiskey tasting bar, moonshine bar, domestic beer, wine and craft beers will be served!

> Games

“Gift Card Grab”

Every pick is a winner!! $10 to pick a card. Winner get corresponding envelope (for example you draw a 10 of clubs from the deck, you get the envelope with a 10 of clubs on it). Inside each envelope is a gift card values between $25-100 for various restaurants.

“Pull My Cork”

Pay $10 for a chance to win top shelf liquor or a tasty bottle of wine. Everyone wins every time! Pull your cork from the bowl and match your number to a prize. Will it be a bottle of Patron, Santa Margherita or Jack Daniels? Play for a chance to find out if you pulled a top shelf cork or a bottom shelf cork.


> Contests

“Mechanical Bull Ride”

Ride the Bull and win a Prize! $5 for three timed rides. The person with the longest ride time at the end of the night wins a two night stay to Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells! You can ride the bull for fun for free but your times will not be entered towards the contest.

> Raffle Baskets

A selection of high-end raffle baskets will be raffled off at 9 pm on Hawky Tonk Day. Raffle baskets TBD (pricing may change).

We will do a $10 a ticket raffle for a wheelbarrow of booze.

Tuition raffle will continue $100 a ticket and only 100 sold.

Key to win raffle: $25 a ticket, only 100 sold. Winner with the key that opens the lock box wins the prize (valued at $1000).


> Split the Pot – 50/50 Raffle

We will have split the pot tickets! One for $10 or 6 for $50!

> Silent Auction

“Sports Memorabilia”

A selection of autographed sports memorabilia as well as other autographed items will be auctioned off.

“Art Projects – Online Auction”

We are right now auctioning off special art projects created by each of the classrooms of St. Linus School! This is a LIVE AUCTION that began on Wednesday, May 3 at 12 am and will finish on Sunday, May 7 at 10 pm central time. This auction is an ONLINE AUCTION. This means that bids can be placed by anyone at any time via smart phone, tablet, or home computer. See the items being auctioned below!



We will also have a painting done by a very talented St. Linus artist as well as some other fantastic paintings to be auctioned off!


One of our St. Linus Dads, Antonio Duenas, created this AMAZING painting titled “Garden of Faith”.
It is an oil painting (24 x 18) and it will be at the Derby in our silent auction.


“Signed Guitar”

And don’t forget about the REO Speedwagon signed guitar!!!

> Entertainment

“Git Yer Country On!” – The Ultimate Country Cover Band is SUBURBAN COWBOYS!

Suburban Cowboys playing from 7:30 to 11 pm is one of the most saught after country cover acts in the midwest. Headlining 100+ annual shows including prestigious venues such as Joe’s On Weed Street in Chicago, Joe’s Live Rosemont, COUNTRY THUNDER, and many fairs and fests!

They have performed on the same bill and in some cases the same stage with artists like Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Jerrod Niemann, Miranda Lambert, Big N Rich, Cowboy Troy, Cheyenne Rose, Ryan Chiaverini, Mark DeCarlo, The Band Perry, Thomas Rhett, Thompson Square, Jake Owen, Keith Urban, Keith Anderson, Justin Moore, Dustin Lynch, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town,The Farm, Neal McCoy, Jason Sturgeon, Aaron Watson,Dan & Shay, Head East, Warrant, Jimmie Van Zandt, Phil Vassar, Sister Hazel and many more!

Check them out at and

> Photos

Candid photo shots throughout the night! Props and fun backdrops will be available for more photos throughout the night!