Literary Works Highlighted During Old Yeller Days Celebration
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 • Posted September 25, 2013
Marie Roy won last year’s Dog-Owner Look Alike Contest during Old Yeller Day. Marie and her dog were wearing identical dresses and tights. This year’s Old Yeller Dog Show will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 28 on the court house lawn.
Pastor Colleen Haley holds the trophy her dog just won in the annual Old Yeller Dog Show, a treasured part of the Old Yeller Day event to be held this year on Saturday, September, 28. The Dog Show is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m., with Denwood Butler as MC. See article for registration information and times.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Glenn Frankel will speak as part of an Old Yeller Day special event. Frankel wrote The Searchers, a book which looks at the myth, the reality, and the making of the movie The Searchers. The movie will be shown at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, following a talk by Frankel about the book. The movie will be followed by a Question and Answer session.
The Fort Martin Scott Garrison Dragoons, a division of re-enactors which portray many eras of the military history of Texas, will appear on the grounds of the court house on Saturday, September 28, as part of Old Yeller Day, from 10:00 until 2:00.
The San Gabriel Pioneers, re-enactors from Georgetown, will be part of Old Yeller Day, Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 until 2:00. Shown in the photo are Patricia Hightower of Georgetown, Nan Larrimore of Mason, and Bill Hightower of Georgetown. The group demonstrates pioneer living and cooking in the early days of Texas.
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