Out and About

 

 

Clear Creek Rancher’s Supply Grand Opening Sept. 15

11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Hwy. 85, 2.7 miles west of Charlotte on 27 PR Clear Creek Rd. BBQ by Smoking Aces. Treats by Cromie Creation. Atascosa Animal Allies to be there with barn cat adoption.

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. 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.

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 pho- tos of your business to: news@pleasantonexpress.com with name and address.

Level One Skateboard Training Sept. 18

Continuation of training classes, 10 a.m.-12 noon at Pleasanton River Park Pavilion #1. Those with questions may call Bob Byrd at 210-896-5525.

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.

“Fill Our Boots” Fundraiser for Poteet VFD

Saturday, Sept. 18, presented by Poteet VFD Auxiliary Group. 8 a.m. at Ave. H and 4th St., School Drive and 9th St. Fill our boots with monetary donations. Checks accepted. Raffle tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5.

St. Andrew Diez y Seis celebration on Sept. 18

Doors open at 6 p.m. at St. Andrew Parish Hall, 626 Market St. in Pleasanton. Free admission. Carne guisada plates for sale, as well as menudo, tamales and pan de dulce. Live music by Tejano Cavalry. Coronation of Queen.

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.

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.

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.

Coffee & Canvas on Sunday, Sept. 26

Benefit for Peace for the Pieces Social Group, 1-3 p.m. Join them for late brunch at Pleasant Perk Coffee House, 1507 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton. Paint and sip on coffee, $30. RSVP at 830-570-2782.

Atascosa-McMullen Retired School Personnel

Local Unit 7 of Texas Retired Teachers Association, “Not-Back-To-School” Luncheon on Monday, Sept. 27. Pleasanton Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 124 Franklin Blvd. Meet and greet at 10:30 a.m., program at 11 a.m. and luncheon to follow.

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.

PHS Classes of 1990, 1991 joint reunion Oct. 2

Lions Club Building, just south of Pleasanton. Gather in the afternoon (about 3 or 4 p.m.) BYOB with barbecue meal about 5 p.m. Free concert at the River Park to follow. For details email phs1991@gmail.com.

Ultimate 80s Throwback Party, Raffle Oct. 2

Live music by 86’D and The Texas Tone Rangers at Pleasanton River Park. Free entry. $10 raffle tickets available at Shifter’s American Grill, 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.

Pleasanton Collaborative Career & Job Fair

Oct. 13 at Pleasanton Civic Center. HS Student Session (juniors and seniors): 10 a.m.-12 noon and General Public Session: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Employers seeking participation should contact alexandria. soto@emcstrategygroup.com or call 210.960.4340, ext. 106.

Percy Medina Scholarship Fund Poker Tourney

Oct. 23 at St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in Pleasanton, 6-11 p.m. Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament ticket is $100 each (includes dinner). 1st place prize: $1,000 gift card, 2nd place: $500 gift card and 3rd place: $250 gift card. Dinner tickets are $25. For details call Priscilla at 210-639-6553 or Gabe at 512-995-9394.

Community Council of South Central TX Got Sneakers event

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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