The Granbury Chamber of Commerce presents the 39th Annual Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration from Thursday – Sunday, July 4-7.
Over 100 vendors will frame the courthouse lawn showcasing hand crafted/embellished works from Thursday through Saturday. Top-rated food vendors will serve Philly cheese steaks, funnel cakes, hotdogs, hamburgers, cotton candy and more. … Read the rest
The Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) welcomed spring and several guests and new members at its April meeting where Doug Prine treated attendees to a fabulous art demonstration.
The May meeting of the guild comes Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) when full-time professional artist Marian Hirsch will demonstrate pastel techniques. Marian’s career as an artist includes much study and display of her work, and she is also teaching a one day pastel workshop on May 19 at the PAC.… Read the rest
Demonstrating its commitment to the communities it serves, United Cooperative Services this summer will provide $50,000 in Energy Scholarship Awards to 14 students who are members of the cooperative. .
United will award 10 scholarships valued at $2,500 each. Three additional scholarships will be awarded at $5,000 each and one lucky student will win a scholarship valued at $10,000. … Read the rest
What does a shy Englishman in search of rest do when he visits a fishing lodge in Georgia?
In Larry Shue’s hilarious farce, Charlie Baker, a proofreader by day and a boring husband by night, adopts the persona of a foreigner who doesn’t understand English. When others begin to speak freely around him, he not only becomes privy to secrets both dangerous and frivolous, he also discovers an adventurous extrovert within himself.… Read the rest
It started with a casual meeting of the dozen or so food pantry coordinators in Hood County. Since that initial meeting more than two years ago, the core group has tackled community projects to “Feed the Hungry.”
With its expanding presence in the community, the group has taken an official name, Neighbors Feeding Neighbors. … Read the rest
They walked across Texas.
Not really across Texas, but it seemed like it.
Between Hood and Somervell County, Brianne Langdon is reporting that 24 teams and participants logged 30,725 miles in eight weeks.
Langdon is the county extension agent for Family & Consumer Sciences.
“Almost every team made it all the way across Texas,” Langdon said. It was actually the equivalent in miles walked during the program.… Read the rest
Preserve Granbury’s fourth annual Preservation Picnic is at noon today at Lambert Branch Park, 510 N. Brazos St. Local residents are invited to join the gathering.
Awards for Preservation Projects of the Year and Preservationists of the Year will be presented during the picnic.
Preserve Granbury’s annual membership meeting at 11 a.m. will precede the picnic. During the meeting, members will elect directors for three-year terms.… Read the rest
A Cowboy Gathering returns to Granbury next Saturday, May 18. The program features cowboy cooking by Homer Robertson and musical entertainment by The Jolie Holliday Band.
Based in Dallas, Holliday is a Nashville recording artist. In the male-dominated world of Texas music, it’s said that Holliday can hold her own. She’s known to provide shows full of hand clapping, foot stomping, get-up-out-of-seat-and-dance country music.… Read the rest