Out and About



Pleasanton Civic Center Blood Drive

Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 115 N. Main St. in Pleasanton. For details contact Gregory Davis at 210-502-1304.

Cowboy Fellowship Blood Drive

Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 561 FM 3350 in Jourdanton. Call 210- 731-555 to schedule.

Poteet Community Health Center

Grand Opening Friday, Oct. 15 at 8555 N. Hwy. 16 in Poteet, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Face masks required.

Merry on Main Talent Show accepting audition videos

Submit your one-minute video to entertainment@merryonmain.org for future contest details. Include name, age, performance category (vocal, comedy, etc.). Age groups: 5-10, 11-17 and 18+. Video entry deadline is Nov. 7.

Pleasanton HS Class of 1956 reunion

Saturday, Oct. 16 at Lew’s Patio Grill in Pleasanton, 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. They invite those from other 50s classes to visit and join them for lunch on your own, order from menu.

CCSCT fundraiser

Raffle tickets $10 each or three for $25. Prizes include gift cards, gift baskets and more. Tickets available at 1220 Simmons Ave. in Jourdanton or call 830-767-2019.

Family fun at George Farms

595 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet. Open to public every Saturday and Sunday in October, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $12 includes pumpkin, unlimited hayrides, wine tasting and most activities or $5 entry (does not include pumpkin, but includes unlimited hayrides and wine tasting).

Coastal Bend College Open House

1411 Bensdale Rd. in Pleasanton. Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. See the facilities, meet faculty and staff. Enjoy a Chamber Mixer. Bring a book to donate to Atascosa Co. Juvenile Detention Center.

SAP JAM Oct. 23

Starts at 12 noon at Pleasanton Skate Park. Hosted by San Antonio/ Pleasanton Partners for Progress. Come show your skills. Win cash prizes and skate gear. Food and beverages available. Registration required. Call Bob Byrd at 210-896-5525 and indicate skills level.

Percy Medina Scholarship Fund Poker Tourney

Oct. 23 at St. Andrew 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.

Safer Path Family Violence Shelter Shine a Light Vigil

Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Atascosa County Courthouse. Hear from local leaders, law enforcement and a survivor’s inspiring story in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Three-day “Ofrenda Exhibit” end of October

At Lonnie Gillespie Memorial Annex cafeteria in Leming. Free and open to public. Authentic, Dia de los Muertos ofrendas (Day of the Dead altars) to honor several in community. Planned by Certified Local Government Committee of Atascosa Co. Historical Commission. They will be selling home-baked Pan de Muertos to raise funds to host free Heritage Lunches in 2022.

San Ysidro Cemetery clean-up on Oct. 30

Starts at 8 a.m. Those who have family or friends buried there are invited to help. Lawnmowers and edgers needed. For details call Mary at 830-534-6966.

Trick or Treat at George Farms

595 Mobile Home Alley in Poteet, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 entry, age 2 and under free. Bring a toy or blanket and get in free. Pumpkin patch, costume contest, food by Backyard Kitchen, hayrides, facepainting, prizes and more.

First Baptist Church of Poteet Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 30, at 1305 Amphion Rd. 5-8 p.m. Games, costume contest, hay rides, free foods and drink while supplies last.

Trick or Treat Trail on Oct. 31

Sponsored by Pleasanton Parks & Recreation at Pleasanton River Park, 5-8 p.m. Free event with free candy, games and hayrides.

Cowboy Fellowship Fall Festival

Sunday, Oct. 31, starts at 6 p.m. Variety of games, face-painting, Costume Contest with prizes.

Noche de las Calaveras on Nov. 6

Downtown Main Street in Pleasanton, 5-9 p.m. Cultural celebration with food and art vendors. Folklorico performance, Altar Contest and Catrina Costume Contest. Vendors needed. For details call 830-570-2782 or 830-569- 2163.

Atascosa Co. Veterans Day Event

Wednesday, Nov. 10. Parade starts at 11 a.m. at 1101 Main St. in Jourdanton (behind Tax Assessor- Collector Office). Line up at 10:30 a.m. Meals for veterans to be provided at Veterans Service Office.

Atascosa Co. Feast of Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov. 25 at Jourdanton Community Center, 1101 Campbell Ave. Co-hosted by Julie Hilberg and Wayne Vaughn. Open to any resident of Atascosa County. Serving times are 12 noon, 1, 2 or 3 p.m. To-go pick-up is 1-3 p.m. For reservations text only: 830-534-7083. Leave name, number attending and preferred time. Limit eight per reservation in-person or to-go.

Small Business Sat. in Jourdanton

Christmas Kickoff on Nov. 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a morning of food, shopping, games and fun on Simmons Avenue in Jourdanton. Free photos with Santa, local vendors and kid’s activities.

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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