Calendar

TODAY, SEPT. 21

Downtown farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an array of homegrown vegetables, baked goods, and artisan goods offered by area merchants.

The Uvalde County Historical Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers. Sue Ann Pemberton of Main Street Architects will provide an update on the National Register District application for downtown Uvalde.

The Sahawe Dancers will host their annual open house and recruitment party at 7:30 p.m. at the Sahawe outdoor theatre, located at the corner of South Wood and East Garden streets, across from H-E-B. Area youngsters interested in joining should attend. To join, participants should be in fifth through 12th grades. FMI, Ramon Castro, 830-261-9568.

SEPT. 22-24

The ninth-annual UTOPiAfest, a music festival, will take place at the 1,000-acre Four Sisters Ranch, situated between Garner State Park and Lost Maples at 1555 Lemmond Road. Tickets are available at https://www.utopiafest.com/tickets. Buy five tickets and receive a sixth free of charge. Single-day tickets and weekend passes are available. Weekend passes are capped at 2,000.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 22

The South Texas Bloodand Tissue Center will be set up to accept blood donations at Uvalde High School from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donors will be required to check in to donate blood.

Marie McCluskey will present weekly ballroom dance lessons from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Herby Ham Activity Center. Dances include the waltz, fox trot, mambo, cha-cha, tango and swing. Classes are $5 per person. FMI, 830-591-2711.

Garner Field Road Baptist Church, 1220 Garner Field Road, hosts a weekly addiction recovery group called Reformers Unanimous from 7 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. There is no charge to attend. FMI, Russell James, 830-275-0853.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

Uvalde Disc Golf Association will host a mini-tourney with a 9 a.m. tee-time at the Uvalde Memorial Park disc golf course. There will be a cash payout for first through third places, and the entry fee is $10.

Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau’s annual Dove Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oasis Outback, 2900 E. Main. FMI, 830-278-4115.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church’s 95th-annual barbecue chicken supper and country store will take place at 250 S. FM 1049 in Knippa. The country store will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Serving will end at 7:30 p.m. The $10 plate charge includes half a chicken, pinto beans, potato salad, pickles, onions, bread, dessert and tea or coffee. Plates are available for dine-in or take out.

Uvalde County Stargazers will meet at Fort Inge Park for a stargazing party, weather permitting. Viewing starts at sundown. FMI, 254-541-4037.

Monday, Sept. 25

4-H Adult Organization meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a potluck dinner followed by the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Leona Room of the Uvalde County Event Center at the Fairplex.

The Huajilla Unit of Texas Retired Teachers will hold its first meeting of the year at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Hall in Hondo.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26

Les Brieden offers woodworking classes each Tuesday at Herby Ham Activity Center. Classes are held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and again from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for $5 per class or $30 per month.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27

Chicks Eating Out will meet at Town House Restaurant, 2105 E. Main St. in Uvalde, for a Dutch-treat lunch. All area women are invited to attend the meal.