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Thursday, February 28, 2013

The Cannon • Gonzales Immortals Salute

The Gonzales Memorial marker at The Alamo

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Cannon

2013 Main Street Summer Concert Series On The Confederate Square Downtown Gonzales Friday, June 28 Featuring - Shelly Lares 7-10 p.m.

Food Vendors; Arts & Crafts Train Rides by Gonzales County Lulac Council, Moon Bounces by Chris Espinosa, Wagon Rides with the Clydesdale Horses again with Cynthia, George and Hanna Stickle VFW - Drinks • Lots of information booths - Candy Walk & Tractor Show ***NO GLASS CONTAINERS ALLOWED!!!!! Bring Your Lawn Chairs • Fun time for the whole family!!!! • Games for Children!!!!!

July 4th Star Spangled Spectacular All Day Fun

Bean & BBQ Cook Off - Beginning 7 a.m. 2:30 - Watermelon Eating Contest (Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13 & 60 & Up); 3:30 - Things My Mama Told Me (Ages 12 & under); Things My Daddy Says (Ages 13-18); 4:30 - Women’s Tug-A-War- Team of 6; 5:30 - Men’s Bikini Contest All sponsored by The Gonzales Cannon Newspaper

Featuring the bands - The Toman Brothers and The Meyer Anderson Band

Children’s Decorated Bike Parade & Contest 5 p.m. on Confederate Square.

Sponsored by the Men & Women of Gonzales VFW & The Elks. Enter the contest of 3 boys & 3 girls bikes to be given away)

Thank You To The following Sponsors Shelly Stamport & Terry Jurek

Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union

Lindemann Fertilizer Service

DuBose Insurance Agency

Holiday Finance

• Bluebonnet Electric Coop. • St. Joseph Food Mart • L&M Onsite Catering • Peterek & Associates • No Limit Accessories • Yours & Mine Salon • 4L RV Ranch • West Motors • Tyson Foods •The Heights of Gonzales • JM Oil Field Services • McLeroy Land Group • Howard’s of Shiner • Best Western • A-Line Auto• Mr. Taco


“Welding with an Attitude”

For more information on event or vendor application contact Barbara Friedrich, Main Street Director @ Gonzales City Hall, 830-672-2815. Information on July 4th BBQ & Bean Cook-off, contact Dorothy Gast @ 830-672-7100 or 254-931-5712.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Cannon

Saturday’s annual Belmont VFD fund-raiser barbecue fetched in the crowds. A host of unique items were available for silent and live auction to go with some great chow, great music and visiting with friends and supporters of the Belmont VFD. (Photos by Dave Mundy)

Half-Moon Cookoff coming up SHINER — The Shiner Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2nd Annual Shiner Half Moon Cookoff, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19 in beautiful Green Dickson Park. Thanks to the generous sponsorship from local businesses, prize monies have increased-$600 for Grand Champion, $300 for Reserve Champion, and meat categories as follows: 1st-$150, 2nd-$100, and 3rd-$50. Plaques will be awarded for places 1-10 in most categories. A Calcutta will be offered as well as a People’s Choice Award, Showmanship Awards, and new to this year’s event: The Shiner Open-any food item with Shiner Beer as an ingredient. Don’t have a cook team-no problem. Enter your beans, chili, margaritas

or Shrimp. There will be plenty of live music and entertainment including a Washer Tournament sponsored by Sage Capital Bank and a Brat eating contest sponsored by Shiner Smokehouse. For more information or an entry form please visit or call the Shiner Chamber office at (361) 594-4180. The Shiner Chamber would like to thank generous sponsors for this event including, Fikac Distributing, Spoetzl Brewery-Home of Shiner Beers, Howards, Boedeker Plastics, Inc., Boehm Tractor Sales, Cooper-Thiele Funeral Home, OD’s Insurance, Werner’s Restaurant, Jaeger’s, Lavaca County Farm Bureau, Chandler Drilling and Lone Star Bank.

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1405 E. Sarah DeWitt • Gonzales, TX 78629 • 830-672-9646


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