Vegas Nights Aug. 26

ROWENA - The Runnels County Junior Livestock Show Association will host Vegas Nights Saturday, Aug. 26 at St. Joseph's Hall in Rowena. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a steak dinner served at 6 p.m. Casino Night is hosted by Casino Connection of Georgetown. There will be a $2,000 grand prize drawing which beginsat 10 p.m. The Casino Night will be from 7-10 p.m. and dancing will be from 10 p.m. to midnight featuring DJ Gus Constancio. Tickets are $100 per couple, $60 for individuals and each person will receive $5,000 in Casino Night money with chances to win tickets for baskets and prizes.

Vegas Nights Aug. 26

ROWENA - The Runnels County Junior Livestock Show Association will host Vegas Nights Saturday, Aug. 26 at St. Joseph's Hall in Rowena. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a steak dinner served at 6 p.m. Casino Night is hosted by Casino Connection of Georgetown. There will be a $2,000 grand prize drawing which beginsat 10 p.m. The Casino Night will be from 7-10 p.m. and dancing will be from 10 p.m. to midnight featuring DJ Gus Constancio. Tickets are $100 per couple, $60 for individuals and each person will receive $5,000 in Casino Night money with chances to win tickets for baskets and prizes.

Viva Mexico!

BALLINGER - The Mexican Independence Day Tamale Contest will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Ballinger Community Center at 200 Crosson Ave. There will be a meal, and the Los Compadres Mariachi band and the Metzlti Folklorico dancers from San Angelo will perform. A dance is slated from 9-11 p.m. with the music provided by Trio Tres Huastecos. There will be contests for tamales, table decoration and costumes and judging will be held at 6 p.m. The meal includes an enchilada casserole, a tamale, rice, beans and a salad. Tickets are $25 each for the meal and the dance, and $15 each for the dance only and are available at the Carnegie Library. For more information or to sign up for the contest, call Yolanda Lara at 325-718-9153, Iris Black at 325-365-2396 or Rosa Dela Cerda at 325-718-7414.

Meals on Wheels Sporting Clays Classic Aug. 26

ABILENE - The 12th Annual Meals on Wheels Sporting Clays Classic gets underway on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Abilene Clay Sports. Shooting will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Meals on Wheels Plus of Abilene. The individual entry fee is $140 per shooter and sponsorships are available. Sponsorships range from Signature level for $5,000; Diamond $3,000; Platinum $2,000; Gold $1,000; Silver $750; Bronze $500; Copper $250 and Station $100. All $1,000 and up sponsors will be invited to a Friday night preview party. For more information go to www.mealsonwheelsplus.com or call 325-672-5050.