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Events from 07/01/2015 to 07/08/2015

Events Calendar

Original Team Roping Association World Finals

  • Taylor County Expo Center, Covered Outdoor Arena
  • 1700 Hwy. 36Abilene
  • 806-499-3584OTRA
  • 07/01/15 - 07/06/15
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The OTRA promotes the sport of team roping by providing a format for roping families in an enjoyable, competitive environment. 

Annual WesTex Connect 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

  • Elmdale Airpark
  • 4682 Newman Rd.Abilene
  • 325-794-1717 or 325-673-1930WesTex Connect
  • 07/04/15 - 07/04/15
  • Gates open: 5 p.m.; VIP Dinner: 6:30 to 8 p.m.; The Crush Band: 7 to 9:15 p.m.; Children's Fireworks Show: 9:20 to 9:40 p.m.; Fireworks: 9:50 p.m.
  • $10-General admission and tailgating per car; VIP Package: $75-$90; $20-Adult VIP (ages 12 and up); $10-Child VIP (ages 3-11); Free-VIP Child younger than 3 (no meal)
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Live music by The Crush, dinner by Sharon’s Barbeques, children’s fireworks show, and open seating area to see the fireworks spectacular.  VIP package includes: one (1) Parking pass (upgradable to VIP parking) and four (4... Learn More

Frontier Fourth

  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village
  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3974Heather Reed
  • 07/04/15 - 07/04/15
  • 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Free
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The event kicks off with a community parade; children can enter to win prizes provided by Shades of Hope. The ceremony at the Village includes the reading of the Declaration of Independence, singing of the National Anthem by Memory Men, ... Learn More

ACU's Movies on the Hill - Paddington

  • Front lawn of the Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies Building
  • N. Judge Ely Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-674-4985Craig Fisher
  • 07/07/15 - 07/07/15
  • Food trucks & music: 7:30 p.m.; Movie: 8:45 p.m.
  • Free
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Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and arrive early for live music and fare from local food trucks. Donation requested is  toilet paper, paper towels, diapers, toothpaste, shampoo and wipes for Christian Homes of Abilene.

USATF Region 12 Jr. Olympic Championship

  • McMurry University
  • S. 15th St. and Ross Ave.Abilene
  • 972-283-1451Toni Nichols
  • 07/07/15 - 07/11/15
  • Call for times and admission.

The athletes in this U.S.A Track & Field competition are ages 7-18 and will travel from all over the U.S.

Young Audiences presents: ACU Opera 'The Music of Disney'

  • Abilene Public Library, Main Branch
  • 202 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-677-1161Judy Surles
  • 07/07/15 - 07/07/15
  • 10:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.
  • Free
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Museums & Galleries

Water: An Exhibit by Signature Artist Members

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 05/01/15 - 08/01/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Memories, impressions, and thoughts about water is expressed through a variety of media and artistic styles.

WTPS Annual Exhibit

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 05/01/15 - 08/01/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Twelve photographers from the West Texas Photographic Society display their work.

Plastic Fantastic, Shannon Cannings

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 05/05/15 - 08/01/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Lubbock artist Shannon Cannings presents paintings, drawings, and prints of iconic water toys.

The Abstract Impulse

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Rebecca Bridges
  • 05/28/15 - 10/24/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Forty important Texas artists, from throughout the state, who created personalized visions of the modernist aesthetic will be featured in this group exhibition. Important modernist artwork by Ben Culwell, Michael Frary, Donald Weismann, ... Learn More

Fabulous Fifties Fashion & Design

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Rebecca Bridges
  • 05/28/15 - 10/24/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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This exhibition, curated by fashion expert and appraiser, Steven Porterfield, of Roadshow fame, features original midcentury women’s and men’s casual and formal ensembles.

Flashback to Abilene in the Fifties

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Rebecca Bridges
  • 05/28/15 - 10/24/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Travel back in time to Abilene in the fifties through an exhibition of vintage photographs, 8 mm films and newsreels.

Ray & Charles Eames Masters of 20th Century Design

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Rebecca Bridges
  • 05/28/15 - 10/24/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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This selection of original designs, courtesy of Collage 20th Century Classics owners Abby and Wlodek Malowanczky of Dallas is a rare opportunity to view original Eames furniture designs from the 1950s. Charles Eames and Ray Kaiser Eames ... Learn More

Seymour Fogel: On the Wall and Beyond

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Rebecca Bridges
  • 05/28/15 - 10/24/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Seymour Fogel (1911-1983) was a founding father of Texas Modernism. This long overdue solo exhibition of Fogel’s paintings from the 14 years (1946-1960) he lived and worked in Texas is curated as a reintroduction to his distinctive ... Learn More

Finding a Balance

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 06/02/15 - 08/01/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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By using found objects, reparative tools such as thread and an excess of repeated form and action, the work of Julia Six and Bethany Hargrove create a dialogue about the futile acts of the daily, the ways memory is fused with objects and ... Learn More

David Shannon Goes to the Museum

  • NCCIL
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586Sujata Shahane
  • 06/11/15 - 09/25/15
  • Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Free
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Shannon is an author-illustrator of many highly praised books for children. Born in Washington D.C., he grew up in Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA and now lives in Los Angeles. His ... Learn More

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