Out & About



Turn N Burn

Are you ready for one of the best BBQ contests in this great state? Turn N Burn kicks off this Thursday and runs through Sunday, March 13. There’s a carnival for the kids all weekend long, a parade on Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m., and lots of great live entertainment. Over 180 teams from around the state have registered for this event. A KidsQue competition will take place on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. It’s not too late to register your child. To sign up for the KidsQue, visit https:// kidsquenation. wufoo.com/forms/ turn-n-burnkidsque/. LIVE MUSIC – Friday: James Steinle at 8:30 p.m. followed by Brandon Ryder ($15). Saturday: LC Rocks at 9 p.m. followed by Casey Donahew Band, $20 or $30 for both nights. Also, South Texas Rainmakers, Saturday noon to 5 p.m. Beer tasting from local breweries will take place on Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to visit the River Park in Pleasanton to check out what Turn N Burn 2016 is all about!

Easter Eggs-travaganza

Cowboy Fellowship will be having their annual Easter Egg Hunt and church service on Friday, March 25 at 6 p.m. Thousands of eggs will be hidden for local kiddos in the arena. After the egg hunt, a church service will take place at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Cowboy Fellowship would like to welcome all in the community and surrounding areas to attend.

Pleasanton Express Contests

We have some FUN in store for our readers and social media followers! Three contests will soon be taking place, and we’d like to encourage you to participate. We will be having our own Easter Egg Hunt coming out in our print edition on March 23. We will challenge you to FIND and COUNT all the hidden eggs throughout that publication. As the Poteet Strawberry Festival approaches, there will be two contests taking place: Strawberry Pickin’ in our print edition and a #StrawFest16 photo contest on Instagram.

Kindess is Key

On our Facebook we enjoy seeing posts about people in our community performing Random Acts of Kindness or providing a kind service to others. We do our part to spread the positivity On-line by sharing those posts, but we’d also like to extend their reach by sharing these special moments in our print edition. If you are ever a recipient of or ever witness a Random Act of Kindess or see someone providing a kind, selfless service to others, we want to hear about it! E-mail a photo or story to Erika Vela at: evela@pleasantonexpress.com. You may also LIKE our Facebook page and post your story and photos or send them to us in a message.

IF YOU have any information on events happening in Atascosa County and would like them to be featured in Out & About, please E-mail Special Assignments Editor Erika Vela at evela@pleasantonexpress.com or share them with us on Facebook!

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