September 20, 2009
• Diez Y Seis Fiesta , 11:30am - 5:00pm at St. Ferdinand's Church, Blanco. Activities include: Enchilada Plate Dinner; Mexican Food Booth; Cake Booth; Loteria; Children's & Teen Games; Volleyball ; Horse Rides; Music. Come Celebrate! Maria Villegas 833-5433
September 26, 2009
• Saturday Night Hill Country Praise will be held at the Blanco United Methodist Church featuring Gene and LaVada Triesch. Hamburgers served at 5:30pm with gathering music by The Driftwood Gospel Band. Event is free and open to the public.
September 26, 2009
• First Annual “Deacon Jack Murrell” Golf Tournament will be held at at the Valler Creek Golf Club (3 miles south of Blanco) on Sept. 26 at 9am. The tournament will be a 4 men or women team. Cost will be $110 per person. The proceeds will go to establish a senior scholarship fund, donation to the Catholic Services Appeal and maintenance funds of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. For sign-up/RSVP registration, call The Valler Creek Club at 830-833-0706, Felix at 868-0226, or Victor at 868-7547.
September 29, 2009
•Blanco County Democrats will meet Tuesday, September 29, 6:30pm, at the Blanco Library, 1118 Main Street, Blanco. Please contact Barbara Hudson at 830-868-4219 for information.
October 3, 2009
•39th Annual Ladies State Chili Championship and Open Barbeque Cookoff: Sat, Oct 3 at Camp Ranger (2778 RR 32, Blanco)
from 11am - 11pm. Proceeds benefit breast cancer resources. The barbeque competition is open to cooks of both genders and promises some good eats too. The always hysterical Girly Man Beauty Contest starts at 11am. Chili samples will be ready for public tasting at 1:05pm. Winner announcements will follow an exciting live auction at 5pm and The Drug Store Cowboys will take the stage at 8pm. Admission is free. Info: Susie Higgins 512-558-1321 or www.ladiesstate.org
October 4, 2009
•Hermann Sons – Twin Sisters Lodge # 138 will meet for their regular meeting on Sunday, October 4 at Twin Sisters School house at 2:30pm. We will celebrate OktoberFest with Sausage, Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad and Desserts. All members are encouraged to attend.
October 10, 2009
•Pantherettes Drill Team Reunion is scheduled for October 10, 2009!! Please contact Lisa Norman-Kuhlmann for details at email@example.com, 214-886-4266 or visit the Blanco Pantherette Facebook page!
October 14, 2009
•Lunch N’ Learn: Wed, Oct 14 from 11:30am to 1pm at the Hill Country Cupboard (101 South U.S. Hwy 281) in Johnson City. Topics covered in the hour and a half presentation include: *What is Alzheimer’s disease? *Diagnosis *Disease stages *Coping (fears/hopes) *Medicines/Available treatment. This program is free of charge. Lunch is provided. Space is limited. Register by calling 800-367-2132 x15 or email to TXPrograms@TXAlz.org.
October 24, 2009
•26th Annual Golf Tournament of the Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center: Saturday, Oct 24, at Delaware Springs Golf Course, Burnet. There are several different sponsorship levels or donors can choose to offer in kind donations for our Silent Auction. If you’re a golfer and wish to play, sign up now as there is a 144 player limit. For more info, call 830-693-3656 (ask for golf coordinator). Burnet, Blanco, Llano and Lampasas: The Crisis Center never closes and provides emergency services and a safe haven from family violence and sexual abuse – an average of 500 face to face services provided per month and almost 2,000 people per year call the hotline seeking help.
October 27, 2009
•Blanco County Democrats will meet Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30pm in the Johnson City Library (Nugent Avenue). Please contact Barbara Hudson, 830-868-4219 for information.