Mason County News
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014 • Photos
Summer is drawing to a close, we’ve had a little (but not enough) rain, and the Scarlet Punchers have made merry at various locations around beautiful Mason. July brought our first-ever Christmas in July, complete with Chinese Auction, at Nacho’s restaurant. Our August luncheon, graciously hosted by Sherie Clarkson, was an old-fashioned tea party, complete with fine china and crystal, an assortment of teas, cucumber sandwiches, and enough delicious food to keep all us Scarlet Punchers sli ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014 • Photos
The Llano Country Opry will be staged at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas, on September 13. There will be two performances with the afternoon show at 2:30 PM. The afternoon show is sold out. There are still tickets available for the evening performance at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20 each.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
Story Time here in the library at 10:30 A.M. every Tuesday! All pre-schoolers welcome!
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
Ann Scarth will perform free blood screenings at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library in September. She will be at the Library from 2:00-4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 9, and on Tuesday, September 23. She will perform blood pressure checks and blood glucose checks. Appointments are not necessary.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014 • Photos
Rodeo fans get a front row seat to see 40 riders battle some of rodeo’s top bulls at the 5th Annual PBR (Professional Bull Riders) event at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg on Saturday, September 13. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., with gates open at 5:30. For the first time, tickets will be available for purchase online in advance, by visiting www.gillespiefair.com or by calling 830-997-2359. General admission is $20; Box Seats are $40; and children, active military, and E ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014 • Photos
The ODEON Preservation Association in Mason will present two FREE documentary movies for their monthly INDI/DOCUMENTARY NIGHT Wednesday September 10 beginning at 6:30PM. In TRASH DANCE, filmmaker Andrew Garrison follows choreographer Allison Orr as she rides along with Austin sanitation workers on their daily routes to observe and later convince them to perform a most unlikely spectacle.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
A 4-H Hunter Safety Camp for Rifle, Archery, Skills Trail, Wildlife ID, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, Wilderness Survival/1st Aid, Pistol & More will be held October 17-19, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Friday – 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Game Warden Training Center at 4363 FM 1047, Hamilton, Tx 76531. Any interested 4-H member must be at least 12 years old or up.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
After taking off for the summer, the Hill Country CattleWomen will resume their monthly meetings, beginning September 16, 2014. The September 16th meeting will be held in Fredericksburg at the Farm Bureau Events Center located at 237 Equestrian Dr. Social hour will begin at 10:00 am., meeting at 10:30 with a special program and lunch to follow.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
Saturday, September 27,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Mason Court House Lawn This is the Second year for this event. Several churches will have food booths crafts and games for all ages. So mark your calendars’ to come down to the court House for a fun day. To start the day off The Gem of the Hill Country 8th Annual 5K/10k run at 8 a.m. (Fund raiser for the Mason Lions Club) Old yeller Days, 9 a.m.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014
All money raised will go to help find a cure for Rett Syndrome FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER PLEASE VISIT www.hannahshopeforacure.com OCTOBER 25, 2014 Location: Fort Mason Park 1015 San Antonio St. Mason, TX 76856 Schedule of Events: 8:30AM Race Registration 9:30AM Kids Race 10:30AM 5K Walk/Run 11:30PM Food and Silent Auction 12:30PM Awards Ceremony Race Groups and Fee: Kids Group (Ages 13 and Under) $10.00 5K walk/run: Includes Race Entry & T-Shirt Group 1 (Ages 1 ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • Posted September 3, 2014 • Photos
The Arnold Art Gallery in Mason,Texas will host a celebration exhibit and sale of wearable art made by Texas artists starting Saturday,September 6.  Austin fiber artist, Monika Astara is well-known in the region for her hand-painted apparel that uniquely flatters all types of figures. Cathy Swindle from Driftwood along with her studio-mates and Brinda Pape from Mason will offer an array of hand-woven scarves, shawls, ponchos, and cowls.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Cottonwood Shores/Marble Falls/Horseshoe Bay, TX - The Hill Country Community Theatre announce open auditions for their production of “A Christmas Carol.” Auditions are Monday September 22 and Tuesday September 23 at 7:00 PM at the theatre, 4003 W FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657.  Focusing on Dickens’ powerful language, humor and warmth, this charming version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL simply and directly tells the story of the redemption of a human soul.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
The year’s first meeting of the Menard/Kimble/Mason Retired Teachers for the 2014-2015 year will be Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Menard County Library. The meeting begins at 11:00; lunch will be served ($6.00). Annual yearbooks will be distributed at the meeting. All TRTA members are encouraged to attend. Also, anyone receiving a TRS annuity check is needed to join with us so that we can have a large united voice as we approach this year’s legislature regarding the critical state of our health ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
The Mason County Ministerial Alliance is moving their traditional fifth Sunday worship service to the fourth Sunday of September, due to the Labor Day weekend. The service will be held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, September 28th at 5 p.m. Hot dogs will be served on the lawn of the church followed by an indoor service of music.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Central Texas Private Property Rights Coalition an organization founded to help rural property owners in the Central Texas area protect their property rights. Their purpose is keep rural property owners informed of local, state and national issues that could affect their property rights. They will be holding their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Beer Garden in Fredericksburg, Texas.