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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
FREE ODEON FILM - JANUARY 13 - BARD OF THE BACKCOUNTRY The ODEON THEATER will be offering a free documentary film on Wednesday, January 13 at 6:30PM as part of the enrichment series that the theater presents to the general public. The film, entitled BARD IN THE BACK COUNTRY, is a very nice look at the business of performing Shakespeare’s works in rural America.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
The Association will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. in the St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. At the annual meeting, members are allowed to elect new officers and directors of the association. Members attending also decide on the amount set for dues and bounties for the following year.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
Are you tired of being stuck in a low-paying job or maybe even being unable to get a job at all because you don’t have a high school diploma? Did you know that according to census data, people with a high school diploma or G.E.D. earned roughly $10,300 more each year compared to people who didn’t have a diploma or G.E.D.? Take the first step toward better employment—come join the G.E.D.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016
Dan McLaughlin will present a program on “Growing Grapes” at the Mason Garden Club Meeting. The regular meeting of the Mason Garden Club will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library, Stribling Room. Dan McLaughlin from Robert Clay Vineyards will present a program on growing grapes in the Hill Country and about the program that was started at Mason High School for kids to learn about growing grapes.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 • Posted January 13, 2016 • Photos
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is sponsoring a classical music concert tomorrow evening at 6:30 P.M. Marcus Thompson, violist, and Doris Stevenson, pianist will perform at the First United Methodist Church, 210 Broad Street. Admission is free to the public, but donations are welcome. Light refreshments will be offered after the program. Mr.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:30 PM, First United Methodist Church in Mason, Texas* *This concert is generously sponsored by Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library The program will feature masterpieces performed by two outstanding Piatigorsky Foundation artists: Marcus Thompson, viola and Doris Stevenson, piano For over 25 years, The Piatigorsky Foundation’s commitment to artistic excellence and public outreach has fascinated many avid concert goers as well as curious first-timer ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
Jay Boy Adams and Zenobia with Mister Sister return to the Odeon theater in Mason Saturday January 23 for an encore performance. Showtime is 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:30. Texas legend Jay Boy Adams is a Top-Five Americana Chart artist who has toured with ZZ Top, the Allman Brothers Band, Joe Cocker and Stephen Stills.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
The ODEON THEATER will be offering a free documentary film on Wednesday, January 13 at 6:30 PM as part of the enrichment series that the theater presents to the general public. The film, entitled BARD IN THE BACK COUNTRY, is a very nice look at the business of performing Shakespeare’s works in rural America.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
The Mason County Republican Women will hold their first luncheon meeting of the new year at noon on Wednesday, January 20 in the Stribling Room of the Mason County Library. The guest speaker will be Attorney Mark Pulliam from Texans for Lawsuit Reform. Mr. Pulliam has had a long and distinguished career in litigation with a specialty in Labor and Employment Law. Members and quests begin gathering at 11:30 with the luncheon starting promptly at noon. Please RSVP to Mary Carlman at 325-347-2290 ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
Just a reminder that this weekend is the gathering of about thirty- five to forty wounded and paralyzed veterans for the Big Hunt. We trust that Mason County folks and surrounding citizens will support this event this year as they have in the past with a large gathering. We’ll have plenty of food, but we always hope you bring dessert and sides for the meal. We have had several donations of knives, coolers, and firearms for the hunt.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
Mark your calendars! Parents/guardians, churches, schools, and folks who are or know junior high and high school students, spread the word! The 5th annual Mason County Youth Rally is just a month away! It will be held on February 6 at the Community Building located across from the Puncher Dome. This is an evening of food, fun, music, games, and an amazing surprise guest speaker who is making the journey to Mason, TX to share the love of Christ with our youth!
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
It’s time once again for Mason County farmers to enroll in farm bill safety net programs at the local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. The enrollment period for the 2015 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs opened Dec. 7 and will remain open through Aug. 1, 2016. “Many Mason County farmers already made their safety net program selection, but it’s important for all of them to go back to the FSA office to enroll their acreage into the program for the new ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
The Library 42 Domino group will be meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 1:30 in the afternoon. Come one - come all. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
High school students in the Central Texas Electric Cooperative service territory can now apply for a slot on the 2016 Government-in-Action Youth Tour, an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 8–17. Apply by January 29 for a chance to win a ticket for this adventure, which has been called the trip of a lifetime.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
The Llano Country Opry will be stage on Saturday, January 9, with two special performances at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. Grand Ole Opry Star John Conlee will headline the Llano Country Opry. The afternoon matinee begins at 2:30 PM and the evening performance begins at 7:30 PM. Admission is $21.00 and tickets are now on sale online at www.heartoftexascountry.com or by calling (325) 247-5354.