Join us for a Grassroots Cowboy Luau BBQ Fundraiser!

Gather under the starry sky and join us for an unforgettable evening at our Grassroots Cowboy Luau BBQ Fundraiser!

Join us for a Cowboy Luau BBQ Fundraiser!
Unite, Celebrate, and Make a Difference

Embracing the spirit of community and conservative values, this event promises a delightful fusion of Hawaiian-inspired delights and classic BBQ favorites. From mouthwatering dishes to live music and engaging fellowship, it’s an opportunity to celebrate our shared principles while supporting grassroots initiatives. So dust off your cowboy boots, don your favorite Hawaiian shirt, and come together with fellow patriots for a night of unity, fun, and purpose. Let’s make waves and raise funds in style—Mahalo and Yeehaw!

Melrose Vineyards
885 Melqua Rd. | Roseburg, OR  97471
Saturday – June 29, 2024  5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dress Code:  Western attire with a touch of luau flair (think cowboy boots and Hawaiian shirts!) 

Master of Ceremony:  Commissioner: Tom Kress
Speaker: Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin
Music:  Homemade Jam Duo

Join us as we harness the spirit of the West and the warmth of aloha for an evening of unity, celebration, and purpose. Let’s show the world that conservatives know how to have a darn good time while making a difference! Yeehaw and aloha, partners!

What to expect:

Hawaiian BBQ Delights
With this exquisite Hawaiian-inspired menu, prepared with care and attention to detail, your taste buds are in for a treat!  

Island Inspired Luau
Transport yourself to the shores of Hawaii as we infuse the evening with tropical flair. Enjoy refreshing beverages, vibrant decor, and maybe even try your hand at hula dancing!

Elected Officials Pie Bake-Off Showdown
Get ready for a delicious showdown like no other as elected officials from near and far step into the kitchen to showcase their baking prowess at the “Capitol Confections: Elected Officials Pie Bake-Off Showdown”!

Live Country Music
Kick up your boots and dance the night away to the lively tunes of our talented country music performers Homemade Jam Duo.  From classic hits to foot stompin’ favorites, the dance floor awaits!

Grassroots Fellowship
Connect with fellow conservatives, mingle with local leaders, and forge new friendships in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.  Together, we’ll strengthen our community and support the causes that matter most to us. 

Live Auction, Raffles, Door Prizes, 50/50, Frenzy & More!
Step into the electrifying atmosphere of a live auction, where anticipation crackles in the air and every bid is a heartbeat of excitement.  Meet our Auctioneer, Betty Hiatt.   Betty is a master of this ceremony, commanding attention with her rapid-fire chant and charismatic presence.  With each item presented, she will weave a narrative that is sure to elevate in significance, drawing you all into the allure.  Fortunes can change in an instant here, as bidders engage in a strategic dance of wit and determination.  Whether you’re a seasoned collector, an investor seeking opportunity, or a curious spectator swept up in the drama, the live auction promises an unforgettable experience where the thrill of the chase meets the satisfaction of acquisition.

We have plenty of unique and high-value items you just won’t find anywhere else, including the pies!  On this night, not only will we feature the live auction event, but we will select the winner of the Brixia .45 Pistol in the custom “We the People” wood case and the homemade Quilt made specifically for this event.  So please don’t hesitate to get those tickets now!  We are almost sold out of them!   There is a limited number of tickets being sold and you don’t want to miss the chance to have your number drawn!  

Fundraising for a Cause
Your participation in this event directly supports our grassroots efforts to uphold conservative principles and promote positive change in our communities.  Every contribution makes a difference, so thank you for standing with us. 

$50 / $400 Table of 8
*$600 Sponsor Table*
*Includes 2 Bottles of Wine + Ad in Program


Seating is Limited!  Purchase Your Tickets Now!!


Traditional Invocation & Celebration of the Kaluna Pig!

On the Menu

Trent Drake’s Signature Kalua Pig
Succulent and tender, our Kalua pig, slow-roasted to perfection by the talented Trent Drake, is a true island delicacy. Prepared with traditional Hawaiian techniques in a pit overnight, every bite is infused with smoky flavor and melt-in-your-mouth goodness.

Hawaiian Chicken
Transport your taste buds to the shores of Hawaii with our tantalizing Hawaiian chicken. Marinated in a blend of island-inspired spices and grilled to juicy perfection, this dish is bursting with tropical flavors that will leave you craving more.

Tri Tip
Sink your teeth into our mouthwatering tri tip, expertly seasoned and grilled to succulent perfection. With its tender texture and rich flavor, this classic BBQ favorite is sure to satisfy even the heartiest appetites.

Sticky Rice
Savor the simplicity and satisfying texture of our sticky rice, a staple of Hawaiian cuisine. Soft and slightly sweet, it pairs perfectly with the bold flavors of our main dishes, creating a harmonious balance that delights the palate.

Polynesian Macaroni Salad
Creamy, tangy, and full of flavor, our Polynesian macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser that captures the essence of island cuisine. Made with a medley of fresh vegetables, tender macaroni, and a creamy dressing, it’s the perfect side dish to complement your meal.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Indulge in a taste of paradise with our decadent pineapple upside down cake. Moist, golden cake layered with caramelized pineapple slices and a hint of tropical sweetness, it’s a heavenly dessert that will transport you straight to the tropics.

Hawaiian Rolls
No Hawaiian feast is complete without soft and fluffy Hawaiian rolls. Baked to perfection and infused with a touch of sweetness, these irresistible rolls are the perfect accompaniment to your meal, whether enjoyed plain or with a dab of butter.

The Spirit Of Aloha – Celebration 
At the heart of every Luau is the spirit of Aloha, a deep sense of love, compassion, and community that permeates Hawaiian culture. The Luau serves as a celebration of this spirit, fostering connections between people and promoting a sense of unity and respect for the Islands’ heritage. By attending our Luau, you will have the unique opportunity to experience the spirit of Aloha in Douglas County firsthand and gain a deeper appreciation for the warmth and generosity of this culture.

Let the Competition Begin!

Elected Republican Pie Bake Off Contenders*:
Senator David Brock Smith
Representative Court Boice
Representative Christine Goodwin
Representative Virgle Osborne
Representative Boomer Wright
Commissioner Chris Boice
Commissioner Tim Freeman
Commissioner Tom Kress
Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin
Douglas County Clerk, Dan Loomis
Douglas County Assessor, Heather Coffel
Canyonville Mayor, Christine Morgan

*Note: Contender List is Subject to change as the list grows!
Let the Competition Begin!
Let’s see your practice photos!

In this thrilling culinary competition, our esteemed leaders trade in their suits and ties for aprons and oven mitts as they whip up their most mouthwatering pie creations. From senators to representatives, commissioners to clerks, each participant brings their unique flair and flavor to the table in a bid to claim the coveted title of “Top Baker on the Ballot.”

As the aroma of freshly baked pies fills the air, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a tantalizing array of sweet and savory pies, crafted with love and skill by our elected officials. From classic apple and pumpkin pies to innovative twists on traditional favorites, there’s sure to be something to satisfy every palate.

The competition is all about presentation, creativity, and a dash of political panache! Judges, comprised of esteemed community members and culinary experts, will carefully evaluate each pie based on appearance, and overall execution, ultimately crowning one lucky official as the ultimate pie-making champion.

So join us for a delectable afternoon of friendly competition, good-natured rivalry, and, of course, plenty of pie! Who will rise to the occasion and claim victory in the “Capitol Confections” bake-off? There’s only one way to find out—come hungry and ready to indulge in the sweetest showdown of the season!

Tickets are now available to purchase on-line or at our downtown Roseburg
Republican Headquarters – Cass Ave.  You can also Call Tel. (541) 673-5057 to order by credit card.

Website and Telephone Orders can be picked up at the BBQ’s check-in or mailed to you directly.

We hope to see you all there to celebrate with us, Cowboy/Hawaiian style!

Questions?  Please contact:
Elaine Lavington – Events Chair

Donna Torres – BBQ Chair

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