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LGAA Fall Festival of Art exhibit continues through Nov. 16

October 22, 2014
LGAA Fall Festival of Art exhibit continues through Nov. 16

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.”

Robert Schumann, 19th century German composer

Though Robert Schumann is thought to have been manic/ depressive and not a piano virtuoso, his thoughts in this quote are on target and he was a genius composer for the piano when “manic.”

Not only does an artist – whether visual, dramatic, musical, poetic, literary or even culinary – lighten hearts, but each has a duty to do so.

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Dressed-up dogs gather Saturday at Shanley Park

October 22, 2014
Dressed-up dogs gather Saturday at Shanley Park

The sixth annual Bow Wow Trick or Treat is moving from the lawn at City Hall to its new location at Shanley Park from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. There’s a $5 registration fee for dogs.

Trick or treat stations will be set up along the walking path for dogs in costume and their owners.

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Hopping and bopping at Harvest Moon

October 22, 2014
Hopping and bopping at Harvest Moon

Kilroy and Suzanne Escalante of Fort Worth were a wonderful dance team at Saturday at the Harvest Moon Festival on the square. The Escalantes made it look easy, with the fantastic sounds of the Aurora Bleu band’s jazz, blues and rockabilly music. Arts, music and children’s activities were part of the outdoor festival.

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Glittering glass art

October 22, 2014
Glittering glass art

The works of Granbury glass artist Cynthia Y. Ross shimmered in Saturday’s sunshine during the Harvest Moon Festival on the Granbury square. Ross created her unique kiln-fired glass art at Loose Marbles studio located in Granbury.

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Fun at the Farm fest

October 22, 2014
Fun at the Farm fest

The turnout was fantastic for Saturday’s Project-44 Farm Festival and fundraiser. A wildly popular activity included a peek at the farm’s newly constructed tree house. The children above gave the tree house a thumbs up. Those attending were treated to tours and enjoyed produce tasting, barbecue and magic tricks. A volunteer table outlining the different jobs was set up to encourage future participation.

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Benefit is going, going, gone

October 22, 2014

The Granbury Christian Women’s Connection will hold its annual fundraising auction Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the monthly luncheon meeting at Decordova Bend Estates. The auction benefits Stonecroft Ministries, the parent organization of the Granbury club.

The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. to allow ample time to look over both silent and live auction items and place bids prior to the start of the meeting.

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Historic hanging

October 18, 2014
Historic hanging

The public is invited to the Bridge Street History Center’s gallery premier of “The Story of a Feud” – a dramatic tale about the 1876 hanging of Nelson “Cooney” Mitchell. At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, there will be a video presentation at the Langdon Center Concert Hall at 308 E. Bridge St.

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St. Frances Cabrini to offer DivorceCare

October 18, 2014

St. Frances Cabrini Church, 2301 Acton Highway, will offer the non-denominational DivorceCare support series starting Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in the education building.

The three-part approach of DivorceCare is structured to help people deal with their reaction to their separation/divorce. The program is facilitated by those who have experienced divorce.

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Starting a New Life ministry sessions can help with grief

October 18, 2014

The next session of Starting a New Life begins Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the education building of St. Frances Cabrini Church, 2301 Acton Highway.

For more than 18 years this ministry has helped people who have lost a loved one to death. It is a peer ministry, which means that all facilitators have experienced a loss, and can aid those in grief.

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Vendors, car show and more planned at Kickapoo today

October 18, 2014

It’s a very busy day in Lipan today! The annual Kickapoo Festival, sponsored by the Lipan Volunteer Fire Department, is today.

The Sam Tipton Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held this morning. Get your running shoes on and come join the fun. Vendors will begin setting up their booths, including the “City Park” fund booth.

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