The Concho Christmas Celebration organized several holiday events this season, in addition to the tour of lights event. Saturday afternoon there was the Community Tree Lighting celebration featuring the Twin Mountain Tonesmen and the San Angelo Community Band. Following the Tree Lighting Ceremony most stayed downtown and enjoyed the annual Lights of Christmas Parade. Also coming up this month is “Run Rudolph Run,” a non-competitive fun run; “Tuba Christmas” at the SanAngelo Museum of Fine Arts; and, new to the Celebration event lineup is the “Kayak Through the Lights,” an evening paddle along the Concho River. For more information go to "Concho Christmas Celebration dot com."
Experts say THIS IS THE TIME TO HARVEST PECANS. THE PEOPLE/PLANT CONNECTION IS SPONSORING THEIR MONTHLY LUNCH ‘N’ LEARN SEMINAR ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7th FROM NOON UNTIL 1 P.M. SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER, JOHN BEGNAUD, the retired AGRILIFE EXTENSION AGENT WILL BE TALKING ABOUT “PECAN TREE PLANTING AND CARE”. YOU’LL LEARN HOW TO PLANT NEW TREES TO GIVE THEM THE BEST START AND HOW TO CARE FOR NEW AND ESTABLISHED TREES TO GET THE BEST PRODUCTION OF PECANS. THE SEMINAR WILL BE HELD AT THE AGRILIFE EXTENSION OFFICE, 113 West BEAUREGARD. the COST is 5 dollars.
Country singer Dale Watson will be headlining the 2019 West Texas Boys Ranch Ball to be held January 19th at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. There will be a dinner, a silent auction and dancing. Tickets go on sale October 22nd at "wtbr dot org". For more information, contact Jill Mitchell, Donor Relations Coordinator at West Texas Boys Ranch, at 325-949-1936.