Mason County News
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
Director Lori Najvar brings her film The Grove, Texas to the Odeon Theater in Mason, TX, Wednesday July 16 at 6:30. Najvar’s film tells the story of Moody Anderson who bought a dying town called The Grove, Texas in 1972. Over the next 37 years, Anderson proceeded to create a living museum using The Grove as a backdrop.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
Night In Old Fredericksburg promises a Texas Hill Country celebration of polka and two-stepping, German games, and pari-mutuel excitement on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Now in its 51st year, this fun summer event moves from downtown Fredericksburg back to the Gillespie County Fair Grounds located just south of town on Hwy 16.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Community Thrift Store is planning a Roundup Celebration on Friday, July 11, to coincide with the 1st Anniversary of the new location at 206 Moody Street, on the Courthouse Square. KNEL Radio will again be a part of the Celebration, doing a LIVE broadcast in the store from 10 am to 12 noon in an unofficial ‘Kick Off’ to Roundup Weekend!
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
The June segment of our Summer Meltdown Challenge is completed & the monthly drawings have been awarded. We still have July through August 15th left of the Challenge. New monthly activity tracking cards for July (they are green) are available from each leader. There’s a free fitness program waiting for you, so what are you waiting for?
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014
The Mason County Chamber of Commerce and the Mason Rodeo Association cordially invite you to join us for our 50th Annual Round-up Celebration!  Kick off for this weekend long celebration will begin Thursday, July 10th with the Mason County Team Roping Event sponsored by Karen and Dennis Townsend. For more information, please call Dennis Townsend at 325-456-8635. On Friday July 11th, the Mason Rodeo Association will host a 4-D barrel race beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
For over a year now the Friends of the Library began partnering with the Mason Library to offer Spanish-to-English classes for adults who want to learn to speak English. Since then over 35 Spanish-speaking adults and 25 volunteers have participated in this program. This is remarkable for a community the size of Mason.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
So what is hot on your summer agenda? How about the Summer Meltdown Challenge. There’s a free fitness program waiting for you. Choose from the list below & attend as many as you desire. There is literally something for everyone. Classes are offered at convenient indoor locations that can fit almost any schedule and any level of ability.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
Flexible day or evening schedule at Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library Call 325-347-5446 for more information.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
Carol Tucker will begin an Excel I 2010 class at the Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library on July 14. The class will meet for four consecutive Mondays at 6:00 P.M. in the Library. The class is free, and participants will receive a manual. Class size is limited. Please call 325-347-5446 to register.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
We will have a game day at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8 in the Stribling Room. Everyone is welcome!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
On Sunday, June 29th at 5:00 PM, the Mason County Ministerial Alliance will hold a Fifth Sunday Sing Service at First United Methodist Church. The service will be held outdoors on the lawn under the big shade trees. As always, there will be praise and worship through music, prayer, and fellowship.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
The Hill Country pari-mutuel horse racing season kicks off July 4th at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg with two days of live racing at the Class 3 track on July 4 and 5, 2014. Ten races are scheduled for Friday, July 4, with another 12 races set for Saturday, July 5.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 19, 2014
The Texas Master Naturalist is a volunteer organization dedicated to learning about and protecting and conserving nature and our native habitat. The organization is sponsored by two state agencies, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. The Master Naturalist mission statement is “To develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas with ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
For the first time, visitors to the Gillespie County Fair & Festival Association’s live pari-mutuel horse race meets can purchase gate tickets online at www.gillespiefair.com. The Fredericksburg Class 3 track is offering two days of racing July 4 and 5, with a Scholarship Fest on Saturday, July 5. It will be the first pari-mutuel horse race meet of the Gillespie County summer racing season.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014
The Spanish to English classes for the summer 2014 will begin on Thursday, June 26, 2014! Sponsored by the Mason Library and the Friends of the Library these classes are free and babysitting is provided. Anyone interested in learning English is invited to join us at 6:00 p.m. at the Library.