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Category: MUSIC

GARAGEBAND WOODSTOCK |EXPO CENTER

Garageband Woodstock is a concert of rock and roll hits from the 60's and 70's happening on July 15th. All the proceeds from this event will go to New Horizons. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 325-829-5679 or visit www.garagebandwoodstock.com to purchase tickets. Bands: The Living...  Read More »

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Category: NEIGHBORING CITIES

CLYDE’S FESTIVAL BY THE LAKE | CLYDE, TX

Live bands, fireworks, carnival rides, food, knocker balls, kid train, vendors and more. 06/30/17 - 07/01/17. Fri., 5 to 11 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fireworks start at 10 PM on Saturday. Donations at the gate to benefit Men of Clyde group and Clyde Festival by the Lake. (No ATM.) Bands: The Mexia Creek Band, The Honky...  Read More »

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Category: KIDS

Baird Fireworks Show

Bring a picnic, chairs and fun for your family.  The pool will be open from 1 to 9 p.m. The fireworks show will end the evening.

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Category: FESTIVALS

HISTORIC VILLAGE 4TH OF JULY | TAYLOR COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

Frontier Fourth Independence Day Celebration, $2 per person. 8 a.m. - Parade line up, 8:30 a.m. – Parade, 9 a.m. – Ceremony, 9:30 a.m. – Family Fun Activities. Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village 133 N. William St. │...  Read More »

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Category: FESTIVALS

59th Annual Rattlesnake Roundup | Nolan County Coliseum

Attend the world's largest rattlesnake round-up featuring snake handling demonstrations, coin, gun and knife show, and a chili and brisket cook-off. Don't forget to try deep-fried rattlesnake or enter the rattlesnake eating contest. More information available here. Photo curtesy of the Rattlesnake Roundup...  Read More »

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Category: MUSEUM

Art Walk | Red, White and You | The Center for Contemporary Art

This month theme is a special recognition to women in the military. The Center-coordinated monthly mini arts festival features and different themes the highlight best of the visual and performing arts in Abilene.  Every second Thursday, Abilene’s Downtown Cultural District comes alive with between 800 to 1400 individuals.  ArtWalk is a...  Read More »

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Category: HALLOWEEN

Howl-O-Ween Festival |Frontier Texas

This family fun, Halloween-themed event is to celebrate pet love and ownership. Festival includes Trick or Treat Street, Doggie Fun Zone, Vendor Prowl, and a pet costume contest with judging in six categories. There will be door prizes, a variety of treats for pets and their people, demonstrations, and pet adoptions. Dress up your...  Read More »

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Category: MUSIC

Key City Block Party | Downtown Abilene

Key City Block Party in downtown Abilene with music, food and beverages on the streets. Rally your friends and help build the community and make memories. $10 early bird; $15 student and military and $20 regular price. Promo image courtesy of Key City...  Read More »

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Category: KIDS

ArtWalk: Nightmare on Cypress Street | The Center for Contemporary Arts

The Center for Contemporary Arts presents this monthly, family-friendly event downtown. This month “test drive” your Halloween get up in the cultural district of downtown Abilene. For details, visit center-arts.com. The Center for Contemporary Arts 220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389...  Read More »

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Category: LIBRARY

16th Annual West Texas Book Festival | Abilene Public Library

16th annual West Texas Book Festival at the Abilene Public Library and Abilene Civic Center sponsored by Friends of the Abilene Public Library. Presentations and workshops featuring local and regional authors, Cookbook Gala, Boots & Books Luncheon with special guest speaker. Presentations are held throughout the week, and all day...  Read More »

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