Out and About



Pleasanton HS Most Spirited Business Contest

Decorate your business today to enter. Winner announced Sept. 27. Winner receives bragging rights, half-page ad in football program and front page photo of your building on the Pleasanton Express Sports page. Send photos of your business to: news@pleasantonexpress.com with name and address.

South Texas Natural Wellness raffle

Shop at a locally-owned shop, store or restaurant and bring a receipt copy dated Sept. 1-30 to South Texas Natural Welllness, at 1320 W. Oaklawn, Suite D in Pleasanton. You can also email it to getwell@sotxwellness.com. One person will win back their purchase amount. Raffle drawing on Oct. 5.

FBC Pleasanton Awana Clubs registration night

Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. Parents are asked to bring their children and stay to register. For kinder-fifth grade. Ends by 7 p.m. First full night of activities is Sept. 15.

Patriot Day 5K in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 11

20th anniversary of 9/11 at Pleasanton River Park. 5K and one mile walk. Kids 12 and under free with paid adult. Registration at 3 p.m. Ceremony at 5 p.m. Run and walk at 6:30 p.m. See Facebook event page to sign up.

Pop Up Food Distribution Sept. 13

At Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Gates open at 8 a.m. Distribution starts at 10 a.m. On-site registration only. Limited to 100 families. Sponsored by Poteet Memorial VFW Post 6970 and Auxiliary, SA Food Bank and Poteet Strawberry Festival Assoc.

Catholic School Sweepstakes raffle underway

Sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance. Grand prize winner will choose between 2022 Ford F-150 Truck, 2022 Ford Focus Sedan or $20,000 Prepaid Visa Card. For tickets call Our Lady of Grace Catholic School at 830-569- 8073 or Randall L. Harred Insurance Agency, 830- 569-3114.

Jocelyn Lopez raffle

Jocelyn was diagnosed with leukemia in Sept. 2019. Later she and several family members were diagnosed with COVID. Proceeds from $10 raffle benefit Lopez family. Grand prize is guided team entry for 2022 fishing tournament. Contact Jessica Putz at 830-570- 6220 for details.

Paintball Showdown

Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Trading Post/Pawnderosa Paintball Fields, 604 S. Main St. in Pleasanton. Must register first at Pleasanton Police Department, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Must be over the age of 10. Those under 12 must provide proof of age. Those under 18 must have parent register them in person.

Charlotte Homecoming Parade on Sept. 16

Line up at 6 p.m. and parade at 6:30 p.m. Show your Trojan spirit and support for the football team, cheerleaders, class of 2022 and band. Please be mindful of social distance recommendations. Will end and return to football field for pep rally and burning of the C. Everyone needs to ride in own vehicle with parent/ guardian. No trailers, please.

Bigfoot VFD 13th annual Fall Fundraiser

Saturday, Sept. 18 at Bigfoot Park at FM 472. BBQ brisket and sausage plates for $10. Bake sale and auction. Crafters are welcome to set up at no charge. Contact Denise at 210-542-0774.

Pleasanton Small Business Workshop

Sept. 22 at Pleasanton Civic Center, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Topic is “Access to working capital and credit.” Free and open to surrounding community. Hosted by City of Pleasanton and EMC Strategy Group. RSVP to Alexandria. soto@emcstrategygroup.com or call 210- 960-4340, ext. 106.

Pleasanton HS Football Homecoming

Friday, Oct. 1 at Eagle Stadium. Game starts at 7 p.m. Eagle Band and Pacesetters to perform before game. Homecoming coronation and recognition of classes at halftime. Classes ending in ‘0 and ‘1 are invited to walk the field.

Mommy & Lil Mr. Fall Fest Oct. 2

Fundraiser for Children Matter Family Life Center, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at George Farms at 565 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet. Build Your Own Burger/Hot Dog Dinner, s’mores, hay rides and more. $50 per couple and $20 per additional child. Sponsors and volunteers needed. Email cyraemereigh@childrenmtm.org for details.

Ultimate 80s Throwback Party on Oct. 2

Live music by 86’D and The Texas Tone Rangers at Pleasanton River Park. Free entry. $10 raffle tickets available at Pleasanton Express, Country Girl Designs and JM Connected Auto Sales. Chance to win truck or golf cart. Fundraiser benefits Larry Brown Scholarship Fund and PISD’s special-needs students.

Gypsy Moon Market Vendor’s Market Day

Oct. 2, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 107 S. Reed St. City of Pleasanton requires permit fee. $30.30 for general vendor or $40.40 for food vendor. Pick up form at Gypsy Moon or via email to take to City of Pleasanton Permit Dept. Call or text 830-570-6177 if you have questions.

Nightbird: Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute Band Concert

Oct. 9 from 6-9 p.m. at Gypsy Moon Market parking lot. Hosted by Gypsy Moon Market and Cafe Chris. Free event, way of giving thanks to community for their support.

Dia De Las Fresas 5K/10K & 1 Mile Monster Mash on Oct. 9

Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds. Contest for Best Costume and Best Original Costume. Fee for 10K is $45 and $40 for 5K. 1 Mile Monster Mash is $25. Deadline for guaranteed T-shirt is Sept. 18. Call Diana at 830-399- 9151.

Community Council of South Central TX Got Sneakers

Fundraiser for local families in need. Drop off your sneakers and cleats at CCSCT office, 1220 Simmons Ave. in Jourdanton. To partner with them, call 830-876-9812.

TO FEATURE an event in Out & About, email Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569- 6130.

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