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Feast at First Baptist

12-4 p.m. / First Baptist Church, 216 4th Street

13th Annual Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Feast. Food, fellowship and games. Free event. TVs will be showing football games.

For more information call 830-947-3333.
Contact Person: First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs
Annual Craft show Mesquite Hall

8am to 4pm / Mesquite Hall 11663 Ford Rd

come by and get some xmas shopping done concessions available all day admission free also we have vendor spaces still available

For more information call 210-649-2226.
Contact Person: Brenda Wiley
Mesquite Traildrivers holiday dance

open at 8pm band at 9pm-1am / Mesquite Hall 11663 Ford Rd

Los Tovares Band open to public $10 cover under 12 free

For more information call 210-649-3813 or or visit
Contact Person: Mark Dickson
4th Annual Roger Winkler Memorial

5 p.m. / Kosciusko Hall

Poth Community fundraiser. Tickets $20 at the door. Washer tournament, dinner plates, gun drawing, silent & live auctions. Entertainment: Southern Strangers, Cody Johnson, Chad Anderson and Anthony (Bubba) Moy. Pre-sale tickets $15 available at Wiatrek's Meat Market in Poth. Pruski's Service Station in Stockdale and Pruski's Market in Adkins.

For more information visit
Contact Person: Roger Winkler Foundation
Litter Pick Up

8:30am to 10:30am / CR 344

Neighbors in WoodCreek, Hidden Forest and along Wolf Lane, and anyone who wishes to help, are invited to participate in a Litter Pick-Up Party. Prizes will be given for the strangest litter items found. Trash bags, grabbers, gloves and safety vests will be provided by Wilson County Pct. 3 Commissioner Ricky Morales. At 10:30 a group photo will be taken with the collection. The litter pick-up day is part of the Neat for Nature program of Keep La Vernia Beautiful. Anyone interested in organizing a litter pick-up day may contact KLVB at 830-253-2100. KLVB is a committee of the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce and an Affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful. Follow KLVB on Facebook.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit
Contact Person: Keep La Vernia Beautiful
Geronimo VFW Sunday Country Dance

3-6:30 pm; kitchen 2 pm / Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Hwy 123 78115

PAUL SANCHEZ & WRANGLER COUNTRY Band will be playing Sunday, November 30, 3-6:30 pm at the Geronimo VFW, 6808 N Highway 123, Geronimo 78115. Kitchen/door opens at 2 pm. $8 donation benefits Auxiliary programs. Hall is smoke free and open to all. Info 830-305-8829 or 830-379-1971.

For more information call 830-303-9903 or .
Contact Person: Barbara Owen
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