Are you looking for something to do in coming weeks. Here are three things happening in and around Runnels County.
BALLINGER - The Sidewalk Showcase returns for the fall event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 in Downtown Ballinger. Get a jump on your holiday shopping with all types of items available like home decor, jewelry, handcrafted items, art and much more. Booths are still available. To reserve booth space, call Carolyn at Curiosities at 325-365-5470 or 325-718-9996
St. Boniface Fall Festival Oct. 8
OLFEN – The St. Boniface Fall Festival will be held Sunday, Oct. 8 at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen. The lunch meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include homemade German sausage, turkey and dressing and all the trimmings. Dine-in and drive through plates to go will be available for $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All to go and drive-through plates are $10. Dine in guests enter Olfen from the north on FM 1874. Drive-through plates to-go enter Olfen from the west on County Road 234. There will be handicapped parking and shuttles available. Other events include games and concessions at noon, a live auction at 1 p.m. and a candy drop at 3 p.m. Sausage sandwiches will be available in the afternoon. There will be a quilt raffle and homemade items and food available at the Fancy Stand. Homemade raw German sausage will be sold for $5 per pound and pre-orders are recommended. The deadline to order sausage is Friday, Oct. 1. Mail payments for sausage to St. Boniface Sausage Sales, 1829 FM 584, San Angelo, TX 76904.
Senior Citizen lunch
BALLINGER - The First United Methodist Church in Ballinger will provide a free lunch to Ballinger senior citizens on the second Tuesday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center. The meal will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The doors will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to make time for seniors attending to have time for visiting and fellowship. Anyone who needs a ride to the lunch, please call 365-2323. Wheelchairs cannot be transported.