About Emily Mann

First United Methodist Church Pleasanton Food Pantry

By Emily Mann | December 02, 2019

During the holiday season, it is important to be mindful of the need in our community not just being toys, but also food. The Food Pantry at First United Methodist Church is open every Monday and Wednesday serving families from 10am-12pm. The First United Methodist Church in Pleasanton has given food to over 40 families each day. This picture shows our […]

Christmas Village on Poteet festival grounds Dec. 6-8

By Emily Mann | December 02, 2019

Experience the journey of Christ at the Living Christmas Village. This year’s annual Christmas Village is set for Friday, Dec. 6-Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds on Highway 16. Enter the grounds through the Poteet Lions gate entrance. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and tours start at 6 p.m. Volunteers are needed in many areas to […]

ACCEPT application dates set for December

By Emily Mann | December 02, 2019

It’s the season for the annual ACCEPT toy and food drive, helping Atascosa County families in need. However, interested families need to apply. To be eligible, remember that you cannot be receiving these items from other agencies or groups in the county. Application dates will be Dec. 2-7 from 10 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 311 N. Smith […]

Vintage in Verdi Dec. 6-7

By Emily Mann | November 27, 2019

Take a little trip to the country for a weekend of shopping, at the 7th Annual Vintage in Verdi, Dec. 6 and 7. The event will take place at the Verdi Community Center, 4 Fairview Rd. in Verdi, just north of Pleasanton. Hours will be 1-8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $7 on Friday […]

Small Business Saturday Nov. 30

By Emily Mann | November 27, 2019

In Jourdanton, there are a variety of businesses participating in Small Business Saturday holding Open Houses, offering refreshments (at some locations), and wonderful specials! These businesses include Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts, South Texas Farm and Ranch, Jourdanton Hardware Inc., The Wood Shop, Chicken & the Tulip Antiques and more, and My Falsies! Check out each individual store for more details […]

Merry on Main in Pleasanton Dec. 6-7

By Emily Mann | November 27, 2019

On Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m., the community is invited to the Merry on Main festivities at the Pleasanton River Park. The night will kick off with the lighting of the tree trail! In addition to the lighting of the trees, the community will be treated to free Christmas carols, an ice slide and the Merry on Main’s Got Talent […]

Meme’s will be blessing families with a Thanksgiving Day meal

By Emily Mann | November 26, 2019

This invitation is for anyone who might find themselves without a family to break bread with, or who want to join others in fellowship. Please come and join Meme’s Kitchen, at 1513 Second St., Unit C in Pleasanton, on this special day where they will give thanks together. Lunch will be served Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., […]

Gypsy Moon Market Good Vibes Vendor’s Market Day on Nov. 30

By Emily Mann | November 26, 2019

This Saturday, Nov. 30 is Small Business Saturday. It will be the perfect day to join Gypsy Moon Market, at 107 S. Reed St. in Pleasanton, for the first ever “Good Vibes Vendor’s Market Day.” Stop by from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for local vendors, food, artists and small business owners.The event will also mark Gypsy Moon Market’s ribbon cutting […]

Lesley’s Flowers & Gifts’ Christmas Open House Nov. 30

By Emily Mann | November 12, 2019

Lesley’s Flower & Gifts will be holding their annual Christmas Showcase and sale on Saturday, November 30. There will be a wide selection of artificial and fresh arrangements, candles, gifts, and wreaths. This is one of the many businesses participating in “Small Business Saturday” in Jourdanton. Lesley’s Flower & Gifts is located at 1302 Simmons Ave  in Jourdanton, TX 78026. […]

County Line Community Band Concert Dec. 1

By Emily Mann | November 12, 2019

The County Line Community Band will present “An American Christmas” on Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church. The church is located at 626 Market St. in Pleasanton. This concert is being sponsored by the Longhorn Museum. The band will also perform “An American Christmas” on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at the University of the Incarnate […]