Demonstration planned for Pecan Art Guild


The Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) has a fun-filled fall on the calendar beginning with its September meeting next Tuesday. Members and guests will gather at 10:30 a.m. at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) to see Vickie Guthrie demonstrate her impressionistic techniques using oil and pastels. Vickie is an award-winning artist known for both still life and plein air work.

Other upcoming demonstrations include sculptor Art Belvins in October and nationally recognized artist Soon Warren in November, who will conduct a one-day workshop. For more information on the PPAG’s demonstrations and workshops, contact Colleen Zeiler at 817-573-7546 or [email protected]

Furthermore, the PPAG’s Gallery Night is fast approaching on Sept. 27. Art fans may enjoy an evening of strolling through five gallery homes to view the pieces on display, as well as refreshments with friends and neighbors.

Touring will run from 5 to 9 p.m., and admission is free. Attendees who visit all five of the galleries will qualify to enter a drawing for great door prizes.

A sneak peak at exhibiting art is available on the PPAG’s website (, and for more information on gallery night, contact event chair Cheryl Moore at 817-579-1958.


Congratulations go to Jean Carmichael for winning first place for artist of the month in the PPAG in August, as well as to Martie Rains, Ginger Castronova, Jean Runnels, and Ralph Cooper for their outstanding work. These artists have their pieces displayed outside the Brazos Room at the Pecan clubhouse in addition to being featured at the PAC and in various businesses in Pecan Village.

The PPAG welcomes guests and new members to its meeting next week. Dues are $25 per year, and all members must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of Pecan.

For more information about the art scene in Pecan, contact PPAG president Martie Rains at 817-279-1348.


Wednesday morning’s Breakfast Club will welcome Dixie Lee Hedgecock speaking about Lake Granbury Medical Center’s Senior Circle Program. Come at 8 a.m. for breakfast and the program.


The Ladies Golf Association will host its 9-hole guest day on Tuesday along with low gross/ low net play, and the Men’s Golf Association has four man team/ 2 best ball scheduled for Sept. 14.

In addition, applications for the LGA’s “La Tee Esta” are due on Tuesday to the pro shop.


A new year for Pecan’s Woman’s Club commences on Sept. 19. More details about this group and its plans for the year next week.


“Train to Danger” takes the stage in Pecan on Sept. 20, and this one night only venue features the Pecan Players. Reservations are required: 817-573-2641.

This melodramatic performance promises fun for all and is sponsored by Pecan’s Food and Beverage and Entertainment Committee.


One of the most anticipated events of Pecan returns on Sept. 21. Our annual fly-in at the airpark runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature aircraft galore, fly-bys, plane rides and lunch for purchase.


Favorite group “Sons of the Prairie Wind” will entertain at the PAC on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. during a fundraiser for our emergency services auxiliary. Admission is free; donations are gladly accepted.


The third annual Pedal for Petals rides into town on Sept. 21 with a start at the PAC at 8:30 a.m. This fundraiser supports the Green Thumb Garden Club’s beautification efforts of our front circle.

Go to for more information and to register.

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