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Music, Food and Storytelling to Highlight Museum’s Grand Opening
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 • Posted February 23, 2010

Blanco’s Pioneer Museum will celebrate its opening February 27 with a party from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at its location on 418 Pecan Street. Nelson Broyal, Lawrence and Patty Coffee, the Dry River Gang and Gospel Singers are among the local musicians who will be entertaining attendees. Maggie Goodman and Skip Brasher will tell stories of pioneers and cowboys. Dennis Moore and His Chuck Wagon Gang will be preparing authentic chuck wagon food around the campfire. A highlight of the afternoon will be Cole Brady’s knife and tomahawk throwing demonstrations, recreating those performed in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The celebration will kickoff at 3:00 p.m. with the presentation of colors by the American Legion and welcome remarks by Judge Bill Guthrie and Museum Director Nell Krueger as well as presentation of American flags by Pat Rose and the American Legion.

There will be drawings for prizes interspersed among the performances.

The Museum will be open to the public throughout the afternoon.

The museum’s board of directors is looking forward to welcoming ya’all to this wonderful, free opportunity to take a step back in time in Blanco’s history.

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