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Events from 04/18/2014 to 04/25/2014

Events Calendar

Wild Wild West Karate Meet

  • Abilene Civic Center, Exhibit Hall
  • 1100 N 6th St.Abilene
  • 325-672-7022Larry Fields
  • 04/18/14 - 04/19/14
  • $15-Adult; $10-Child
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Family Fun Saturdays 04-19-2014

  • National Center For Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 04/19/14 - 04/19/14
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free
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A come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable ... Learn More

Craft Sunday @ Buffalo Gap Historic Village - Apr. 2014

  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3365Katie Moorehead
  • 04/20/14 - 04/20/14
  • 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Free-Children ages 12 and younger
    $7-Adults; $6-Seniors; Free-Military
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Make and take craft activity.

Military Appreciation Day - Apr. 2014

  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village
  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3365BGHV
  • 04/20/14 - 04/20/14
  • Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Free to active and retired military and their family
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One Message: Ignite and Unite

  • Beltway Park Baptist Church
  • 4009 Beltway S.Abilene
  • 757-304-2279Zach Hunter
  • 04/22/14 - 04/22/14
  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Event starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • $15-Person
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ACU Opera Presents: Susannah

  • Abilene Civic Center
  • 1100 N. 6th St.Abilene
  • 325-674-2199Emily Berry
  • 04/24/14 - 04/24/14
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Free
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The story focuses on 18-year-old Susannah Polk, an innocent girl who is targeted as a sinner in the small mountain town of New Hope Valley, in the Southern American state of Tennessee. Influenced by the elders and elders' wives, ... Learn More

ACU Theatre Presents: The Glass Menagerie

  • Williams Performing Arts Center, Fulks Theatre
  • 1725 ACU Dr.Abilene
  • 325-674-2787Box Office
  • 04/24/14 - 04/26/14
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • $15-Person
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Awarded Best Play in 1945 by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle and acclaimed as Tennessee Williams’ first great Broadway success, this emotionally devastating portrait of hope, glitters and reflects with a delicacy and beauty... Learn More

10th Annual Buffalo Gap Wine and Food Summit

  • Perini Ranch
  • 3002 FM 89Buffalo Gap, TX
  • 800-367-1721Perini Ranch
  • 04/25/14 - 04/27/14
  • Admission: Varies per event
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Make plans to join award winning winemakers and chefs under the oaks at Perini Ranch. Hosted by Perini Ranch, Becker Vineyards and Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard.

NCCAA - Central Regional Team Tennis Tournament

  • McMurry University
  • 1401 Sayles Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-793-4657Coach Mark Hathorn
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • 8 a.m.
  • Call for admission
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Noah Project Golf Tournament

  • Diamondback Golf Club
  • 1510 E. Industrial Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-676-7106Paul Kenley
  • 04/25/14 - 04/25/14
  • 8 a. m. - 5 p. m.
  • Team pricing based on level of sponsorship

Annual golf scramble to benefit the work of Noah Project -- advocating for victims and working to end family violence. The event will be preceded by a pre-tournament party with time and place TBD the evening before, April 24, 2014.

Relay for Life of Abilene

  • Big Country Soccer Complex
  • 3025 Maple St.Abilene
  • 325-672-3705Amy Carnes
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • 6 p.m to 6 a.m
  • Spectators: Free; Teams: Varies
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The American Cancer Society wants your help to Finish the Fight against cancer! Join us for our 20th year celebration. Teams of people camping out all night raising money for the American Cancer Society, while having a great time! Members... Learn More

Stronger Marriage Workshop

  • Oldham Lane Church of Christ
  • 5049 Oldham LaneAbilene
  • 325-695-0055Jake
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • Fri., 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Sat., 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Free with online registration.
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Featuring Trey & Lea Morgan from Childress, TX. This great opportunity is for couples to rest, refuel and renew their marriage! Breakfast and a mid-morning snack are provided on Saturday. Childcare is also provided during the entire ... Learn More

Switchfoot Fading West Tour with The Rocketboys

  • Abilene Civic Center
  • 1100 N 6th St.Abilene
  • 325-660-2477Live at the Park
  • 04/25/14 - 04/25/14
  • 8 p.m.
  • $20-25-Person
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After postponing their fall tour date due to an ice storm, Switchfoot is returning to the Abilene with special guest The Rocketboys. Tickets are available now, so don’t miss this chance to catch new songs from Fading West, old ... Learn More

UIL Region 1-4A Track and Field Meet

  • Abilene Christian University, Elmer Gray Staduim
  • 2225 Oliver Jackson Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-674-6943Jerrod Cook
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • $8-Students; $12-Adults; Meet Pass: $20-Adults
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Top high school athletes compete.

UIL Region 2-1A Track and Field Meet

  • Abilene Christian University, Elmer Gray Stadium
  • 2225 Oliver Jackson Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-674-6943Jerrod Cook
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • $8-Students; $12-Adults; Meet Pass: $20-Adult
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Top high school athletes compete.

Wylie Spring Clean FleaMarket

  • Wylie Christian Church
  • 6250 Buffalo Gap Rd.Abilene
  • 325-829-4959Roni Stanton
  • 04/25/14 - 04/26/14
  • Fri., 6 to 8 p.m.; Sat, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Fri., $2-Person; Sat., Free
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Handcrafted items, resale, yard sale items, assorted vendors, bake sale and youth fund raisers. May even be an auction of items and more... come check it out!

Museums & Galleries

Black and White: masters of the darkroom

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 02/08/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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Drawing on photography from The Grace’s Wright Photography Collection and loans from other collections, selected black and white photographs will be presented to examine the unique qualities of film photography and darkroom process ... Learn More

Drawn In / Drawn Out

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 02/08/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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Featuring selected work by contemporary artists who challenge traditional concepts of the art of drawing. Over the last decade drawing has become recognized as a stand-alone medium, the definition of drawing has now expanded to include 3D... Learn More

'A Leo H' by Anthony Huff

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/04/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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A collection of multi-layered and richly textured two and three dimensional mixed-media pieces that pull the viewer in to discover ever-deeper layers of images, words, and meaning.

'Fractured Figurations' by Kimberly J. Schaefer

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/04/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Paintings that investigate our identities and boundaries through exploration of the human form.

Creative Arts Club Annual Exhibit

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/11/14 - 04/26/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Allen Say: A Sense of Place

  • National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 03/13/14 - 05/30/14
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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This acclaimed artist was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1937. Say is a Caldecott Medal winning artist for Grandfather's Journey and has won an honor for his work The Boy of the Three Year Nap. This exhibit, the core of which is ... Learn More

It Was Always There: Photographic Collections

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/18/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free

Photographer Carrie Jones Isaacson combines several pieces in one framed work to unite and form an intimate collection of objects for the viewer to consider. These particular objects are all representative of events or people who have ... Learn More

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 04/03/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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The Grace in collaboration with the Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) and Abilene ISD, celebrates young master artists and their dedicated teachers for demonstrating excellence in artistic education with a quality museum art exhibition. ... Learn More

'Being Trevor' by photographer Ralph Zamarippa III

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 04/10/14 - 05/24/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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