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Events from 07/16/2019 to 07/23/2019

Events Calendar

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Yoga @ Sockdolager Brewing Co.

  • Sockdolager Brewing Company
  • 720 China St.Abilene
  • 325-721-4937Camie Garvey
  • 06/08/19 - 08/31/19
  • 10 to 11 a.m.
  • $7-$14

Abilene Yoga House will take over the space at Sockdolager's and invade their spotify with a teachers choice music themed yoga class. Bring a yoga mat, sign in through mind body app. Beginners welcome.

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Texas West State Little League Tournament

  • Lake Kirby Park
  • 6500 Maple St.Abilene
  • 325-854-5810Shane Deel
  • 07/12/19 - 07/16/19
  • 8 a.m. July 11-14 Intermediate Baseball Senior Baseball Senior Softball July 13-16 9-11 Baseball 8-10 Baseball Junior Softball Little League Softball 9-11 Softball 8-10 Softball July 19-22 Junior Baseball Little League Baseball
  • Admission varies; $6-Parking fee

Show your support as teams compete.

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Texas West State Little League Softball Championships

  • Lake Kirby Park
  • 6500 Maple St.Abilene
  • 325-854-5810Shane Deel
  • 07/13/19 - 07/16/19
  • 8 a.m.
  • Admission varies

Show your support as teams compete.

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Folds of Honor Junior Championship hosted by Bob Estes

  • Abilene Country Club-North
  • 4039 S. Treadaway Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-734-3310Frank Johnson
  • 07/14/19 - 07/19/19
  • 8 a.m.
  • Free-Spectators

Open golf tournament for boys and girls, ages 12-19. Sanctioned by AJGA.

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Sunset SUP Yoga

  • Sup Abilene
  • #9 Cherokee Cr.Abilene
  • 325-721-4937Camie Garvey
  • 07/17/19 - 07/17/19
  • 7 to 8 p.m.
  • $25

A yoga class on a stand up paddleboard. Come and enjoy a West Texas sunset and explore a cooler type of yoga on water. No yoga or paddleboard experience is required.

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CCA Exhibits Reception

  • Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Trudy Six
  • 07/18/19 - 07/18/19
  • 5:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Free

A joint reception for new art exhibits at The Center for Contemporary Arts.

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Kody West

  • The Patio at La Nueva Luna
  • 1082 S. 2nd St.Abilene
  • 325-701-7985The Patio at La Nueva Luna
  • 07/19/19 - 07/19/19
  • 7 p.m. to Midnight
  • $15-Advance; $18-At the door

Watch Texas Country musician live in downtown Abilene.

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Paramount Sci-Fi Film Fest

  • Paramount Theatre
  • 352 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-676-9620
  • 07/19/19 - 07/20/19
  • Fri., 7:30 p.m.
  • $7-Per film; $15-All four features

Featuring Spider-man Into the Spider Verse, Flash Gordon, Star Treck II The Wrath of Khan and Mad Max. THere will also be talks, shorts and Khan-tests. 

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TX West State Little League & Jr. League Baseball

  • Lake Kirby Baseball Complex
  • 5650 Maple St.Abilene
  • 325-854-5810Shane Deel
  • 07/19/19 - 07/23/19
  • 8 a.m. to Midnight
  • Admission varies

Show your support as teams compete for the championship title.

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Downtown Yoga and Mimosas

  • The Warehouse
  • 357 Walnut St.Abilene
  • 325-670-0061The Arrangement
  • 07/20/19 - 07/20/19
  • 11 a.m. to Noon
  • $20

Join The Arrangement and Absolute Perfection Day Spa for a morning of yoga and mimosas. Bring your yoga mat, sip mimosas and relax your body and mind. Beginners welcome.

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Family Fun Saturdays

  • The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 07/20/19 - 07/20/19
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free

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 knowledge.

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Military Appreciation Day

  • Taylor County History Center
  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3365Taylor County History Center
  • 07/20/19 - 07/20/19
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free

All current and former military personnel and their families receive free admission to the Taylor County History Center.

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Moon Day

  • The Discovery Center Creation Museum
  • 810 Butternut St.Abilene
  • 325-673-5050Marsha Hembree
  • 07/20/19 - 07/20/19
  • 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Free; Donations appreciated

Celebrating 50 years since the first moon landing. Special Guest: Carl Baugh. Activities include video interview with Gen. Charles Duke, youngest man to walk on the moon and video moon bounce, Moon Pies and Milky Ways. Also featuring a sneak peek of the new exhibit Creation Cosmos.

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Hot Wings N Wheels

  • Hooters
  • 2042 E. Overland Trl.Abilene
  • 325-670-9972Kara
  • 07/21/19 - 07/21/19
  • 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • $20-Registration for vehicles; Free-Public

1st annual car and truck show. 

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City Camp: Adventure for the City

  • Wylie Baptist Church
  • 6097 Buffalo Gap Rd.Abilene, TX
  • 325-692-3206Darla Rose
  • 07/22/19 - 07/26/19
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • $220

This unique church camp is presented by Camp Eagle and welcomes all students currently in kindergarten through 6th grade.

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Young Audiences of Abilene Presents: Summer Library Series

  • Abilene Public Library, Main Branch
  • 202 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-677-1161Young Audiences of Abilene
  • 07/23/19 - 07/23/19
  • Two shows, 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Free

The last show is Magik Theatre. See the fabulous tales of Davy Crockett and Pecos Bill come to life in 'The Kingdom of Texas.' 

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Beers with Bob 2

  • Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Manny De Los Santos
  • 07/25/19 - 07/25/19
  • 7 to 9 p.m.
  • $35-Person

Come paint happy trees and enjoy happy suds with those special people in your life or simply experience the joy of creating your own world. We'll paint along with Bob and have some extra help by Manny Mayhem. No experience required because there are no mistakes, just happy accidents. Beer provided by Sockdolager Brewing Company.

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Rock & Roar with Sundance Head

  • Abilene Zoo
  • 2070 Zoo Ln.ABILENE
  • 325-676-6085Kayli Denson
  • 07/25/19 - 07/25/19
  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • $20-At the door; $15-Online; $10-Children

An opportunity like nothing else in West Texas. Meet some of Abilene’s wildest residents, raise a cold glass of beer, and sit on the zoo lawn while listening to live music from Top Texas Artists.

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Dive-In Movie: Jaws

  • Adventure Cove
  • 2642 S. 9th St.Abilene
  • 325-734-5302Alyssa Hartley
  • 07/26/19 - 07/26/19
  • 8 to 11 p.m.
  • $4-Person

Invite friends and family to this fun-filled, splash-tastic movie night. 

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Tour de Gap

  • Old Settlers Reunion Grounds
  • 100 Vine St.Buffalo Gap, TX
  • 325-829-0617Bill Minter
  • 07/26/19 - 07/28/19
  • 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • $40-Pre-registration online; $50-Day of registration. Children 14 and under ride free with a paying adult riding with them.

Tour de Gap is a premier summer cycling event in Texas. Routes of 11 miles, 31 miles (50K) and 62.5 miles (100K) and something for the whole family. Riding through the beautiful hills around Buffalo Gap, Texas. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

Purchase Your Special Hotel Package Here: Courtyard Marriott Mall South

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Family Fun Saturdays

  • The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 07/27/19 - 07/27/19
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free

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 knowledge.

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Kids in Business at Mall of Abilene

  • Mall of Abilene
  • 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.Abilene
  • 325-698-4351Brandi Moreno
  • 07/27/19 - 07/27/19
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free

Mall of Abilene is encouraging local kidpreneurs ages 5 to 16 to submit their creative business ideas for the chance to win the opportunity to set up shop at Mall of Abilene on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Entries will be accepted now through June 30. The top 10 business entries will be selected on July 5, earning them a place to sell their products at Mall of Abilene.

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Pop-up Dancin' at the Grace with Eller Hall

  • Grace Museum Garage
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-660-0685Steve Eller
  • 07/27/19 - 07/27/19
  • 7 to 10 p.m.
  • $8-$10

Country western, line dancing, scooting, waltzing and fellow-shipping. Join us at the Grace Museum's Grace Space Garage. Family friendly, open to all ages. Live music with Midnight Blue and desserts with the Sweet Side. No alcohol allowed. 

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Joseph: Called Musical VBS

  • Southern Hills Church of Christ
  • 3666 Buffalo Gap Rd.Abilene
  • 325-692-2670Ryan Maloney
  • 07/28/19 - 07/30/19
  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Free

Singing, dancing, arts, crafts and games that tell about God's work in the life of Joseph.

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I Do! I Do!

  • Ryan Little Theatre
  • 1400 Sayles Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-793-3889Kerry Goff
  • 08/01/19 - 08/10/19
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • $10-$12

This intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage.

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Rock & Roar with Kolby Kooper

  • Abilene Zoo
  • 2070 Zoo Ln.ABILENE
  • 325-676-6085Kayli Denson
  • 08/01/19 - 08/01/19
  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • $20-At the door; $15-Online; $10-Children

An opportunity like nothing else in West Texas. Meet some of Abilene’s wildest residents, raise a cold glass of beer, and sit on the zoo lawn while listening to live music from Top Texas Artists.

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Art Adventure - August 2019

  • National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 08/02/19 - 08/02/19
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Free (Reservations Requested)

This mom and tot program for preschoolers combines different aspects of visual and verbal literacy by exposing the children to books and art based on the featured artist in the gallery.

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Movie in the Park: Bumblebee

  • Nelson Park
  • 2070 Zoo LaneAbilene
  • 325-734-5302Alyssa Hartley
  • 08/02/19 - 08/02/19
  • 8:45 to 11 p.m.
  • Free

Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to relax on during the movie. Enjoy the Nelson Park Splahs Pad before the movie begins.

Texas Volksport Association Walk and Meeting 2019

  • 210-325-3523Susan Medlin
  • 08/02/19 - 08/04/19
  • 6:47 a.m.
  • $3-Person

TVA is an association of 27 Volkssporting Clubs throughout Texas who sponsor hundreds of family-oriented, outdoor activities. Most of these activities are walking events. All these events are non-competitive. Walks are 11k and a 6k. 

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Family Fun Saturdays

  • The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 08/03/19 - 08/03/19
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free

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 knowledge.

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SUP Yoga

  • SUP Abilene
  • #9 Cherokee CircleAbilene
  • 325-721-4937Camie Garvey
  • 08/03/19 - 08/03/19
  • 9 to 10 a.m.
  • $25

No yoga or paddleboard experience is required. Apply some sunscreen, bring a towel and some water for yoga on the lake. 

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You Do Speak English, Don't You?

  • Abilene Public Library, Auditorium
  • 202 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-676-6017Janis Test
  • 08/08/19 - 08/08/19
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Free

A family friendly, lively cabaret style program. The show features Czech folk songs, as well as original music performed by Mark & Helena Greathouse, including familiar songs and instrumental numbers.

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AOK Cowboy Classic

  • Convention Center
  • 1100 N. 6th St.Abilene
  • 254-967-1165
  • 08/09/19 - 08/10/19
  • 8 a.m.
  • Free

The Amateur Organization of Karate invites you to watch athletes compete in this tournament. 

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Dive-In Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3

  • Adventure Cove
  • 2642 S. 9th St.Abilene
  • 325-734-5302Alyssa Hartley
  • 08/09/19 - 08/09/19
  • 8 to 11:30 p.m.
  • $4-Person

Come out for some fun by floating the lazy river, racing down the water slides, relaxing in the leisure pool, all while watching a movie on an inflatable big screen.

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Paramount Film Series - Close Encounters

  • Paramount Theatre
  • 352 Cypress St.Abilene, Texas
  • 325-676-9620Barrt Smoot
  • 08/09/19 - 08/10/19
  • Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m.
  • $7-Adults, $6-Students, seniors (60+), military and children

The Paramount Film Series presents the 1977 Steven Spielberg blockbuster science fiction film about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, and Melinda Dillon. Rated PG.

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Summer Seminar with Randy Harris

  • Abilene Christian University, Hunter Welcome Center
  • 1949 ACU Dr.Abilene
  • 325-674-3768Renee Paul
  • 08/09/19 - 08/10/19
  • 1 p.m.
  • $60

This year’s Summer Seminar explores the rich heritage of the Stone-Campbell Movement, offers a snapshot of the present, and compels us all to catch a renewed vision of God’s preferred future.

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Family Fun Saturdays

  • The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 08/10/19 - 08/10/19
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free

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 knowledge.

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Sunset SUP Yoga

  • Sup Abilene
  • #9 Cherokee Cr.Abilene
  • 325-721-4937Camie Garvey
  • 08/14/19 - 08/14/19
  • 7 to 8 p.m.
  • $25

A yoga class on a stand up paddleboard. Come and enjoy a West Texas sunset and explore a cooler type of yoga on water. No yoga or paddleboard experience is required.

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Rock & Roar with Cody Canada

  • Abilene Zoo
  • 2070 Zoo Ln.ABILENE
  • 325-676-6085Kayli Denson
  • 08/15/19 - 08/15/19
  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • $20-At the door; $15-Online; $10-Children

An opportunity like nothing else in West Texas. Meet some of Abilene’s wildest residents, raise a cold glass of beer, and sit on the zoo lawn while listening to live music from Top Texas Artists.

Museums & Galleries

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Skyline Maker: The Architecture of David S. Castle

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587The Grace Museum
  • 11/08/18 - 07/18/19
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • $6-Adults; $3-Seniors, students, non-active duty military; Free-Children ages 3 and younger, members and active duty military

This exhibition will highlight the career of Abilene architect David S. Castle. As one of the most significant and prominent architects in Abilene and the Big Country in the early to mid-1900s, David S. Castle designed and built hundreds of schools, residential buildings, hotels, medical buildings, municipal buildings, churches, recreational buildings, and courthouses. The exhibition will discuss Castle’s role in the history of architecture in Abilene and the surrounding areas, concentrating on Castle’s contributions to the evolution and growth of Abilene. The buildings he designed are a reflection of the development of Abilene as a trade route and important hub in the oil industry throughout the early twentieth century.