Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

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 El Progreso Memorial Library, where Rosie Arrellano and Sorayda A. Sanchez will present a program on the history and evolution of mariachi music, and how it has influenced artists outside the genre. The presenters have been members of an award-winning mariachi band. The public is invited to attend the presentation.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Deyanira Salazar will present a NASA empowerment day at El Progreso Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include learning about how the Earth’s landscape affects decisions that NASA makes on a day-to-day basis. Attendees will also study volcanoes and make a model volcano. They will also learn about the various layers of rock that form the Earth. Register by texting “NASA Rocks!” to Salazar at 830-279-7632. There is room for 36 students.

Monday, Sept. 24

The Huajilla Unit of the Texas Retired Teachers Association will meet at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hondo. A catered meal will follow the meeting.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26

Chicks Eating Out will meet at Desi’s Restaurant in Batesville for a Dutch-treat lunch. All area women are invited to attend the meal, starting at noon each Wednesday in a different local restaurant.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

Humane Society of Uvalde will host a fundraiser bake sale from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., or before if items sell out, at First State Bank of Uvalde. The event will take place at the main branch, 200 E. Nopal St. Volunteers will accept donations of cookies, cakes, brownies, muffins and cupcakes. Donations may be dropped off starting at 8:45 a.m. the day of the event.

Herby Ham Activity Center hosts a fellowship period with coffee and donuts every Friday morning at 9 a.m.

MONDAY, OCT. 1

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 10 a.m. in the Wrather Holmgreen Conference Room at UMH. FMI, 830-278-6251.

TUESDAY, OCT. 2

Piecemakers Quilting Guild invites prospective members to the monthly meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Herby Ham Activity Center. Social time ends at 10:30 a.m. when the business meeting begins. Members can discuss projects or solicit suggestions. The meeting concludes with a potluck lunch.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3

Join local law enforcement officers for coffee and conversation from 7-9 a.m. at Town House Restaurant, 2105 E. Main St. The event is in observance of National Coffee with a Cop Day, which encourages positive communication and interactions between law enforcement and members of the public.

Community Coffee will be held at 7:30 a.m. at the The Local Fix. The gathering is open to all and provides an opportunity for community engagement and allows residents to hear updates on economic developments in Uvalde.

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

American Legion Post 479 and its ladies auxiliary Unit 479 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 583 W. Main in Uvalde. The group meets at the same time and location on the first Thursday of each month. FMI, Jose Saucedo, 830-486-5196.

FRIDAY, OCT. 5

Herby Ham Activity Center hosts a fellowship period with coffee and donuts every Friday at 9 a.m.

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

Cut Loose Hair Emporium offers free haircuts to veterans the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The salon is located at 106 N. Getty St. FMI, 830-591-2494.

River Road Market Fest will begin at 3 p.m. at Andy’s On River Road in Concan. There will be live music, food trucks, entertainment, shopping and more. FMI, see visituvaldecounty.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 7

Western Sonrise Ministries will present a breakfast/cowboy church at 10:30 a.m. at Neal’s Dining Room in Concan. Attendance is by reservation only. RSVP at 830-232-5813.

The Uvalde link of the National Life Chain event, billed as a peaceful, prayerful pro-life event, will be in place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Uvalde downtown plaza.