MONTHLY UPDATE â€¢ NOVEMBER 2018
IN THIS ISSUEÂ -Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight -Past events -Upcoming happenings around Fort Davis
Recent rains have kept things cool and cloudy around Fort Davis. Here is Blue Mountain under a blanket of low clouds.
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Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight
Rattlers & Reptiles
"The largest rattlesnake exhibit on the planet"
10AM TO 6PM DAILY, OR BY APPOINTMENT
View more than 100 live reptiles and amphibians on exhibit at the Rattlesnake Musuem. You can also meet some of the local desert mammals, poisonous arachnids, and insects. Rattlers & Reptiles is located across the street from Fort Davis NHS. (432) 249 2572
October 25th was the last hike with a homeless dog event for 2018. The series will resume Spring 2019.
Over a dozen hearty hikers took on the highest peak in the Davis Mountains Range. The inaugural Hunger Challenge was a benefit for the Food Pantry of Jeff Davis County.
Fort Davis National Historic Site's annual living history program.
The Full Moon Hike at CDRI was a success! Thanks to everyone for coming out. Over 20 people showed up on a chilly night to hike out to Clayton's Overlook. Look for more FULL MOON HIKES coming up in 2019!
SUPPORT DARK SKIES
turn off outdoor lights
Our friends from Sul Ross State University's Theatre Department put on a sneak peak of one of their fall programs MACBETH over at the Hotel Limpia's courtyard. Select scenes from Shakespeare's classic drama were preformed in front of a well attended audience. MACBETH opened October 26th and will continue its run until November 4th.
Our Lions Club proves that they really are the whole enchilada. The Fort Davis Lions Club hosted an enchilada supper on October 26th to benefit their club. The dinner helped the organization continue its good will stewardship to the community.
Early voting kicked off in Fort Davis in late October for the General Election on November 6th. As the old saying goes - "vote as you please, but please VOTE!"
coming soon to Jeff Davis County
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
meetings on the third Wednesday of every month. contact Pam Breithaupt at 505-793-5991 for more information.
Come out to Fort Davis National Historic Site, Sunday, November 11th, to pay tribute to those who've served. Event begins at 4pm. Minister Greg Meads will be the guest speaker. There will be no entrance fee for this event.
The Veterans Day observance will continue Monday, November 12th. At 2pm, the Fort Davis High School Auditorium will open it's doors to the community for an afternoon of patriotic singing and poetry. Names of locals who served will be read aloud. The community is invited to this free event.
THIRD THURSDAY WORKDAY Volunteers needed for for trail and general maintenance
TREKKING WITH TARA Group hike to Pine Canyon Trail.
12/7 - 12/9
OPEN WEEKEND Hike, camp, and enjoy the rugged beauty of the Davis Mountains
New volunteers must sign up. For more information or to register to volunteer, please contact Tara Poloskey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-386-3493
FRONTIER CHRISTMAS 2018 DECEMBER 8, 2018 -HISTORIC CHURCH TOUR -SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER, LONN TAYLOR -GET A PICTURE WITH SANTA -WATCH THE CHRISTMAS PARADE -ENJOY LOCAL MUSIC -FOLKLORICO DANCE AND MORE!
Have an event coming up? Want help spreading a community notice? Need to rent out a great outdoor space for your next shindig, soirĂŠe, or social function? Then give us a holler! Call us in office at (432) 426 3015 Shoot us an email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Or just come on by the office. We're in the old Feed Store next door to the Jeff Davis County Library in Memorial Square.
hasta luego -
"[I was raised in] west Texas where people can dream big dreams and achieve them. But where people also have a great sense of community. They cared about their neighbors. And those values, I think, have stood me well." - George W. Bush
newsletter of November 2018.