BIG COUNTRY HONKY TONK DANCE AND CONCERT
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

BIG COUNTRY HONKY TONK DANCE AND CONCERT

Country music legend Tracy Byrd Music and Texas country favorite Mark Powell to perform live.

Time
Doors open- 6 p.m.
7 to 11 p.m. 

Additional Info
Tickets may be purchased at stubwire.com or 877-990-7882

Price
Ticket prices vary.
Pre-sale tickets go on sale July 20th from 9 a.m. to midnight with passcode VIP38
Tickets available to general public on July 21st.

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8TH ANNUAL BIG COUNTRY MUDSLINGER FUN RUN
Sep
8
8:30 AM08:30

8TH ANNUAL BIG COUNTRY MUDSLINGER FUN RUN

Walk or run an approximately 3 mile course that includes several fun and crazy challenges along the way. At the end of the race participants crawl through the last of 4 Mud Pits crossing the finish line as an official Mudslinger.

Price
$30-Adult early bird; $20-Child early bird; $40-Adult registration; $25-Child registration

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West Texas Fair & Rodeo
Sep
7
to Sep 15

West Texas Fair & Rodeo

  • Taylor County Expo Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Welcome to this years’ West Texas Fair and Rodeo

At the West Texas Fair & Rodeo you're sure to find a plethora of delicious food, a carnival with a variety of rides for everyone to enjoy, two rounds of a Tractor Pull that are sure to excite the boys!, a week of PRCA Rodeo, a barn full of some of the best livestock from across Texas, musicians, entertainment and much more!

The West Texas Fair Grounds are located east of Abilene on State Highway 36 and Loop 322, only 3 miles from Downtown Abilene. Telephone service will be maintained on the Fair Grounds throughout the Fair for local and long distance calls.
In honor of our Military Heroes & their families, West Texas Fair & Rodeo will allow FREE GATE ADMISSION all week long to anyone with a valid military I.D. (active and retired) Special discounted armbands for the carnival may be purchased at ITT office base.

Fair Events Schedule
Livestock Schedule

Office (325) 677-4376.
Mailing address for the Fair is:
1700 Hwy. 36, Abilene, Texas 79602

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CHALK PAINTING PUBLIC EVENT
Aug
24
6:30 PM18:30

CHALK PAINTING PUBLIC EVENT

  • 23 Junk Street Abilene, TX 79601 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come paint a beautiful chalk sign and receive 2 free pieces of Paparazzi jewelry. All materials and instructions provided. 18x18 finished sign with frame.

Event is at 23 Junk Street, Abilene, TX

Price
$40
Accepting cash on location or Paypal to missyd12@suddenlink.net

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Abilene Gun & Knife Show
Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Abilene Gun & Knife Show

The Abilene Gun & Knife Show will be held next on Aug 11th-12th, 2018 with additional shows on Oct 20th-21st, 2018, in Abilene, TX. This Abilene gun show is held at Abilene Civic Center and hosted by Texas Gun & Knife Association. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

 

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CHAUTAUQUA LEARNING SERIES
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

CHAUTAUQUA LEARNING SERIES

Come join Bob Bluthardt, of Fort Concho, as he presents in the gallery. This lecture series is based on the Chautauqua movement which began in Chautauqua, New York, in 1875, and spread throughout the rural United States in the following years. It provided educational lectures and entertainment for average Americans before the advent of mass media like radio and television.

Price
Free

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Abilene Gun & Knife Show
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Abilene Gun & Knife Show

The Abilene Gun & Knife Show will be held next on Aug 11th-12th, 2018 with additional shows on Oct 20th-21st, 2018, in Abilene, TX. This Abilene gun show is held at Abilene Civic Center and hosted by Texas Gun & Knife Association. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

 

 

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CDOA'sBack To School Bash
Aug
10
9:30 PM21:30

CDOA'sBack To School Bash

The first 500 people will get free admission to Adventure Cove. Event includes drawings for giveaways and characters will greet and take pics with your kids. Thank you to sponsors: Amplified Vision, Characters for Kiddos, Hair by Monica and La Voz.

Price
Free; Space is limited to 500 guests

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A&W Disabled American Veteran's Day
Aug
6
2:00 PM14:00

A&W Disabled American Veteran's Day

August 6th is National Root Beer Float Day, the one day every year when we celebrate our signature treat. A&W Root Beer and rich, creamy vanilla soft serve—it doesn't get much better than that. So stop in to any A&W Restaurant location on August 6th for a free small Root Beer Float from 2 pm to 8 pm – no purchase necessary! Donations to the Disabled American Veterans encouraged. Cheers!

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MVPN Peer Basic Training
Jul
31
9:00 AM09:00

MVPN Peer Basic Training

This is a no cost class and is open to the public. This is a packed day and is highly interactive. Being bored is not allowed! 

If you are interested in assisting Veterans and their families this is the right place to start. 

The following topics will be covered:
• MVPN Overview
• Suicide Awareness
• Active Listening
• Military Cultural Competency
• Peer Support Opportunities
• Ethics
• Depression Awareness
• Addictive Behaviors
• Stress and Stress Management
• SMART— A Change Tool

This training is mandatory for anyone wanted to volunteer with MVPN Abilene.

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Daybreak's BBQ Cook-Off & Spring Festival
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Daybreak's BBQ Cook-Off & Spring Festival

$4-Adults, $2-Children, $50-Cook-off Entry fee per category

Spread awareness and raise money for improvements and a welcoming environment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Games, air castles, shopping, silent auctions, food, and live music. Cook-off prizes awarded for top brisket, chicken, & ribs.

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