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Lonesome Dove Fest

Friday 8 a.m. to midnight; Saturday 10 a.m. to midnight / Karnes County Show Barn

Free admission, both days. Friday: Youth Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dance, 9 p.m. to midnight - Junction 541 Band. Saturday: Parade at 10 a.m. in downtown Karnes City. Dance, 6-8 p.m. - Raisin' Kane; 8 to 9:30 p.m. - Geronimo Trevino. Live Auction, cook-off, food, prizes. Funds from Lonesome Dove Fest have allowed the Karnes City Rotary Club to annually award 12 scholarships to seniors from each of Karnes County’s four high schools, including two scholarships specifically dedicated to vocational students.

For more information or visit www.lonesomedovefest.com.
Contact Person: Karnes City Rotary Club
Stockdale Ex-Students Homecoming

7:30 PM/11:00 AM/12:00 PM / Bobby Russell Stadium/Stockdale Food Court

The Stockdale Ex-Students and Teachers will celebrate their 61st Homecoming on September 19 and 20, 2014. Honor classes from 1934, 1944, 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, 2004, and 2014 will be recognized during halftime of the football game on Friday, September 19th. On Saturday, September 20th there will be a business meeting beginning at 11:00 AM in the Stockdale Food Court followed by a banquet at 12:00 PM. Reservations for the banquet are requested by September 15th to one of the following: Alene Quinney at 830-996-3735; Patty Stahl at 830-996-3866 or 830-534-7188; or Mary Frances Hassmann at 830-996-3413. The cost is $15 per person for dues that go toward the banquet plate and the annual scholarship fund.

For more information call 830-996-3551 or .
Contact Person: Roxanne Moczygemba
Radio Broadcast Live From Floresville

9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m. / WCN office

Roy Holley is bringing his show "Talk About Texas" to Floresville in a live broadcast from the offices of the Wilson County News. Holley will interview Publisher Elaine Kolodziej about the newspaper as it celebrates 30 years in business. He will also interview Jim Helmke about the annual Floresville Peanut Festival and what to expect! Be sure to tune in to KKYX 680 am radio Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m.

For more information call 830-426-9228.
Contact Person: Roy Holley
Father-Daughter Dance

6 p.m. - 10 p.m. / Sacred Heart Parish Hall

Enchantment Under the Sea is the theme for this year's Father-Daughter Dance. King and Princess introductions 6-7; Dinner 6:30-7:30; Dress in your best princess attire (semi-formal or Sunday best). Tickets $30/couple advance or $35 at the door. Additional princesses $5. (Includes keepsake photo) Sponsored by Junior Catholic Daughters.

For more information call 210-269-3642.
Contact Person: Catholic Daughter
Garden Fest

10:30 am- 2 pm / The Herff Farm at the Cibolo

During this series of family workshops on all things gardening, participants will learn to build a garden from scratch, manage weeds and pests, and unravel the mysteries of composting with worms and keeping backyard chickens and honeybees, sponsored by the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm. The weekly Farmers Market at the Cibolo also will be held as usual from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Both events are free.

For more information call 830-249-4616 or or visit www.cibolo.org.
Contact Person: Cindy Glass
Historic Herff Farm Homestead Open House

11 am-2 pm / The Herff Farm at the Cibolo

The historic Herff Homestead at the Herff Farm at the Cibolo will open to the public for the first time since its restoration was completed. The opening will be celebrated with period storytellers, guided tours and children’s crafts and games. Food trucks and soft-drink vendors will be on hand, and live music will be provided by Lee Winright and Mike Broussard. The event coincides with Garden Fest, a series of free workshops on all things gardening, and the weekly Farmers Market. Free.

For more information call 830-249-4616 or or visit www.cibolo.org.
Contact Person: Cindy Glass
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