The Taylor County Sheriffs Office will benefit from the grand opening of the restaurant located in the Lowes parking lot at 4134 Ridgemont Drive. One of the restaurant's owners, Ruth Musgrave told me that all of the money made during the grand opening of Moe's Southwest Grill Thursday, will be donated directly to the Taylor County Sheriffs office for a new K-9. With only one stipulation.
New Year's Eve is just around the corner, and, regardless of whether you are looking for a party, a kid friendly event, or something the whole family can enjoy, here are some events to have a little New Year's Eve fun in Abilene
Austin is a good fit for many things, including live music, burritos, and flip flops. Now it's becoming known as a great place to host the X Games, and ESPN has announced the dates that Austin will host next summer.
This years headlining entertainer for the 45th Annual West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s telethon will be East Texas native Neal McCoy. McCoy's better known for songs like "The Wink", "No Doubt About It" and "Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On". Neal is currently out doing USO shows for the troops and promoting his new "A Tribute To Charlie Pride" album, and it's being marketed by the Cracker Barrel Country Store folks. But come Jan. 17th Neal McCoy will be at the Abilene Civic Center.
It's time for our annual Hendrick Hospice Radiothon Friday Dec. 12th, from 7am-7pm. It's a known fact that Hospice is always in higher demand around the Christmas holidays. So it's important for us to do all we can to raise money and awareness for our local Hendrick Hospice Care unit in Abilene. So how can you help?
The annual "Feast of Sharing" dinner that is put on by H-E-B staff and Abilene city officials is Tuesday, December 9th, from 4pm till 8pm at the Abilene Civic Center. This years H-E-B Feast of Sharing is celebrating ten years. H-E-B Unit-Manager David McKenzie says he anticipates feeding over 10,000 guests in only 4 hours. What's for dinner this year?
If you like a good bowl of chili and you like helping out local volunteer fire departments. You're in luck because the View Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their 10th annual Chili Day Fundraiser. Your support is desperately needed as all the proceeds from this fundraiser will go to pay on the View VFD daily expenses, besides the chili is delicious. Check out all the details.
If it's a white Christmas you're looking for, you're more than likely to find it at the Paramount theater on December 8th. That's when the Flying J Wranglers return to West Texas for their annual "White Mountain Christmas" show. This is a fun family show that mixes traditional holiday songs with original cowboy Christmas tunes.
Disability Resources Incorporated presents a "DRI Big Country Christmas Concert" Dec 6th. The Disability Resources Bell Peppers Handbell Choir will be joined by Elvis impersonator Harvey McFadden and the Macedonia Baptist Church Choir. This free Christmas concert is DRI's way of saying “thank you” to the community for their support. All Abilene and Big Country residents are invited. Here's a video of the handbell choir and more on the concert.
March of Dimes strives to help moms have full-term, healthy babies and research the problems that threaten those babies. Monday, November 17th is World Prematurity Day and you are asked to wear purple to show your support.
Get into the holiday spirit with help from the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra and Super Bowl Champion Ben Utecht formerly with the Indianapolis Colts. Ben is an awesome vocalist and musician and will perform in two shows with the Philharmonic on Saturday in both the matinee and the evening performance. Here's what you need to know to get your tickets
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