Daily Update for Tuesday, July 30


  • Fredericksburg Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Members will present their choices for the winning native plants that not only survive, but thrive in drought and heat. 
  • Season tickets for the 2013 Fredericksburg High School varsity football games are now on sale, and current season ticket holders can renew their seats at $30 per seat through Thursday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3–6 p.m. at the FHS Field House. Current season ticket holders who are unable to come by during these times may contact the FHS Athletic Office. All remaining seats will be sold to the general public at $30 per seat, Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 6-9, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 3–6 p.m. at the FHS Field House.
  • Applications are being accepted from coeds interested in vying for the title of 2014 Gillespie County Fair Queen. Completed applications are due by Wednesday, Aug. 14.
  • The Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association is celebrating its 125th Gillespie County Fair Aug. 22-25, and in preparation for the celebration, entries are now being accepted for the Fair Parade. Completed entry forms are due Aug. 9 for the parade, which will take place on Friday morning, Aug. 23.
  • Sign-up continues today and again on Wednesday for shooters interested in participating in the 118th Gillespie County Schuetzenfest this weekend. To sign up, stop by Stroeher and Olfers, Inc.


Today's Quote

"Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them."
William Arthur Ward

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