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Memorial Day Ceremony
May
27
11:00 AM11:00

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene (map)
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The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene will host a Memorial Day Ceremony sponsored by the Chief's Group from Dyess Air Force Base. The Community Band of Abilene will play a medley of patriotic songs, the Guest Speaker will be Congressman Jodey Arrington and the Dyess AFB Honor Guard will present the colors. The Chief's Group have also arranged a C-130 flyover during the ceremony.

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Open House
Mar
30
7:30 AM07:30

Open House

We are opening our doors to the community, giving information, having a BBQ, and a member backed yard sale with the purpose of raising funds to help the veteran community in legitimate times of need.

For information please contact the Auxiliary Commander, Caitlin Privitt
For all information and contact requests, please make your inquiry attn: DAV Yard Sale

Aux CO email: cprivitt08@gmail.com

(325) 484-4DAV
contact@abilenetxdav.org

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32nd Annual TET Reunion & DAV Raffle Drawing
Feb
2
12:00 PM12:00

32nd Annual TET Reunion & DAV Raffle Drawing

The Abilene Grunts Association and Texas Veterans Chapter One host their Annual 'TET Reunion' in Abilene. The reunion is where Veterans and their families gather to share memories and stories of their years in the military.

Anyone who attends is encouraged to bring photo's and memorabilia, no matter the era, service branch or conflict.

The '32nd Annual TET Reunion' will take place in the Taylor County Coliseum's Display Building. There will be food, drinks, displays, memorabilia and a 'USO' type show.

Info from KEAN 105.1 Website – Rudy Fernandez

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Golden Corral (Veterans Honor)
Nov
12
5:00 PM17:00

Golden Corral (Veterans Honor)

Over the past 17 years, Golden Corral is proud of the U.S. military members who defend our country and our rights, and we honor them every year with a special thank you dinner at our Military Appreciation Night. As of 2017, we have served nearly 5.4 million free meals to our active duty and retired military heroes. But our commitment does not stop there. Over the past 17 years, Golden Corral restaurants and their guests together have raised over $14 million dollars for Disabled American Veterans.

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5K Run for WASP in Sweetwater
Nov
10
8:00 AM08:00

5K Run for WASP in Sweetwater

  • Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater (TSTC) (map)
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Register online

Check-in begins at 8 a.m.
Race/Run/Walk begins at 8:30 a.m.
Awards follow the Race
Veterans Day ceremony follow the awards

Early Bird rates Adult $25 | Youth $15
if you register now through Patriots Day, September 11.
Regular rates Adult $35 | Youth $25 
beginning September 12. 

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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)
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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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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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