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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Posted July 8, 2015
The Mason County Farmers Market will begin weekly market sessions on Friday, July 17, form 4-7 p.m., through early September, in the large shaded yard behind Santo's/Sandstone Winery. Mason County and adjoining county vendors are welcome, and shelter tents will be allowed in the 10'x10' spaces. The focus is on locally grown and produced vegetables, meats, breads, eggs, crafts, jams/jellies, processed foods, and local producers are invited to participate.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Posted July 8, 2015
The deadline for entering the Dr Pepper/Babolat Open Tennis Tourament has been pushed back to Friday, July 11th. This is the 48th year for this tournament and we expect another great turnout and some great competition. Play will begin on Thursday, July 16th with all junior singles. Junior doubles will start Friday morning with larger divisions concluding on Saturday.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:47 PM • Photos
Slade Townsend, Katy Armstrong, Lafe Allen and Laramie Allen have earned positions on the Texas State National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to the NHSRF in Rock Springs Wyoming. Slade Townsend, junior at MHS, won the State Team Roping title at the Texas High School Finals held in Abilene Texas June 8-13.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:39 PM • Photos
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cuttings last week for a duo of businesses owned by husband and wife Troy and Isela Greer. Aloha Llano (top photo) offers personal stand-up paddleboarding lessons, as well as half day and full day trips. Great fun and a great workout!
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:33 PM • Photos
July 9 Mason County Team Roping (Contact Dennis & Karen Townsend for more Information at 325-456-8635) July 10 7:30 p.m.: Mason Rodeo Association 4D Barrel Race (Fort Mason Park Rodeo Arena) July 11 7:30 a.m.: Parade Check-In (Between Mason County Jail & Southern Britches) 9:00 a.m.: Parade Judging Begins 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Arts & Crafts Festival (Courthouse Lawn) 9:30 a.m.: 2nd Annual Stick Donkey Race (Southwest Side of Square in Front of First State Bank) 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Updated July 8, 2015 1:31 PM • Photos
The Seaquist House Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors invites everyone to the first “official” tour of the Seaquist House since the Foundation purchased it this past January. Volunteers have been busily cleaning and prepping the house for this “before” restoration tour. We have a wonderful group of volunteers who have been working anywhere from one to seven days a week!
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 • Posted July 8, 2015
7:00 am street closings for floats Westmoreland & Post Hill…jail Post Hill & Schmidt…library Post Hill & Bryan…swimming pool Bryan & Moody (east)…historical bldg. ALL ENTRIES HAVE TO CHECK-IN ON POST HILL STREET BY THE JAIL AND WILL LINE-UP AS THEY ARRIVE. Float entries that being towed may off-load at the library parking lot and leave those vehicles there to re-load. Those that are riding horses in the parade should park in the creek bottom just north of the library (weather per ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
The Post will have a couple of events to celebrate the 4th. On July the 2nd, there will be a reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Mason court house at 3 p.m. Post members and the general public are encouraged to attend. On the 11th of July, the veterans will have a float in the Mason Round-Up parade.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
The Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library is offering free computer classes throughout the summer. Carol Tucker will be teaching Microsoft Word 2010 beginning at 6:00 P.M. on July 7th. The class runs four consecutive Tuesday evenings. In August Carol will begin a four-session Excel Class. Class size is limited, so please call 325-347-5446 to register.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Adventure guide, yoga teacher and life coach Sally M. Martin will be leading river adventure activities for women on the Llano River on July 8th (intermediate kayak trip), July 15th and August 2nd(stand up paddle boarding) with Llano Region River Adventures and Aloha Llano, respectively, in Mason, Texas. Not only will women participants learn skills and build confidence, each trip will have a yoga and life coaching component for a well rounded day of adventure both outdoors and of our inner la ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Horse racing fans can celebrate Independence Day at the first of four big pari-mutuel horse racing weekends at Fredericksburg Downs on Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and 5 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 11 a.m. and post time is 1 p.m. both days. The City of Fredericksburg Fourth of July Parade will be held Saturday morning starting at 10 a.m. Admission to the races is $7 for adults, $3 for children six to 15 years of age and free for children five and under.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
The voice of Suzanna Choffel was featured on NBC’S The Voice 2012 season when she won a spot on Blake Shelton’s team after performing Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide.” Choffel went as far as the knockout round with Cassadee Pope who won the season 3. Suzanna will bring her voice to the Odeon theater Saturday July 25 at 7:00PM.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 25, 2015
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7-8pm July 13, 14, 16 July 20, 21, 23 July 27, 28, 30 All boys and girls in athletics from 7th grade thru 12th grade are encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015
The Llano Tea Party announces its 3rd annual July 4th celebration of our nation’s Declaration of Independence from the British Crown. The event will take place on Saturday, July 4 at the American Legion Hall, 200 Legion in Llano. Hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, desserts and tea will be served. A donation of $5 for adults is requested for the meal; children 12 and under are free.