Local Matters



There is so much happening in Atascosa County during the remainder of March and April. Here are just a few to put on your calendar.

ACT Theatre in Pleasanton will present the comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang, March 22- 24 and March 29-31 with showtimes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available on eventbrite.com or at the door for $15. For more information, find them at Facebook.com/ ACT Theatre Group. This play is called hilarious! The Pleasanton Express will be holding a Facebook live ticket giveaway this Thursday, March 21. Stay tuned to our Facebook for details.

The Poteet Rotary and other local organizations are in the throes of preparing for the Poteet Strawberry Festival, April 5-7. The 72nd Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival features top musical performers, food booths, arts and crafts vendors, a large carnival, live family entertainment and acts, and of course- strawberries! Put this one on your family’s calendar now. Check out all the schedules in the Pleasanton Express’ advertising of the festival.

And, while we are on strawberries, KH Farm will host their Strawberry Season Opener this Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. KH Farm is located at 200 W. Tank Hollow Rd. in Poteet. Along with juicy, sweet, home-grown strawberries, K H Farm will be selling their homemade jellies and jams, as well as their famous, irresistible Strawberry Nut Bread. There are several purchasing choices available, for both pick-your-own berries and pre-picked berries. For full details read our front page column Out and About.

CASA of South Texas Color Run on April 13 is still seeking sponsors! This race takes place Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m. at the Pleasanton River Park! Preregistration cut-off date is March 28 and the sponsorship deadline is April 4. See story and ad in this week’s Living section of the Pleasanton Express. There are sponsorship opportunities available at the $300, $600 and $1,000 levels. Contact Brianna Saroz at 830-480-4793 or casa.brianna@att.net for more information.

The Pleasanton Rotary Club extends an invitation to the public to participate in the 7th Annual Bubba Wehman Memorial Golf Tournament. The event supports the Pleasanton Rotary Club scholarship program. Sponsors are still needed for this event as well. If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Lee Ricks at 830- 569-3881. The 4-person “Florida scramble” tournament will tee off at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Pleasanton Country Club. An awards dinner will follow, catered by Lew’s Patio & Grill. To sign up, call the Pro Shop at 830-281-3486 or Mike at 210-748-4351.

Get out. Get involved. Have fun. Let’s keep making Atascosa County the best small community to live, work, play, and love!

NOEL WILKERSON HOLMES is the Publisher/Managing Editor of the Pleasanton Express. You may E-mail her at nwilkersonholmes@pleasantonexpress.com.

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