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Sesquicentennial Events 2010

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January 22, 2010 | 4,363 views | 6 comments

This is a working schedule of sesquicentennial events scheduled for next year. As dates are confirmed, they will be added to this list.

May 1 -- J.H. Polley Day

May 8 -- Dr. Ella Ware Day, Stockdale Museum

May 15 -- La Vernia Bluebonnet Fest

May 15 - Floresville Lions Club rededication of kiddie park

May 30-31 -- American Legion Auxiliary Unit 38 dedication of a granite monument commemorating the existence of Unit since 1930. The monument will contain the date the Unit was established and the name of Unit presidents from the past to present.

June 12 - Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee Coronation

June 17-19 -- 66th annual Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee

July 4 -- Annual La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department BBQ

Aug. 14 -- BBQ Cook-Off sponsored by the Greater La Vernia Parks Foundation

Aug. 22 -- Immanuel Lutheran Church Community Festival

Sept. 11 -- Poth Ride to Remember

*Sept. 25 -- Sesquicentennial Celebration, Opening Time Capsule and Placing New Time Capsule

Sept 25 - American Legion Post 38 recognizes the 100-year history of the Boy Scouts and Troop 114 in Floresville as one of the oldest troops in the nation.

Oct. 2 -- Sutherland Springs New Town Day

Oct. 3 -- St. Ann’s Catholic Church Fall Festival, La Vernia

Oct. 5 -- Goober Games in Floresville

Oct. 7 -- Floresville Peanut Festival Coronation

Oct. 8-9 -- Floresville Peanut Festival

Nov. 6 & 7 -- The La Vernia Historical Association will sponsor the 6th Annual Chihuahua Trail Art Show & Sale.

*These events are sponsored by the Wilson County Sesquicentennial Committee

If your organization would like to plan an event or just include the sesquicentennial theme in your activity, please contact a member of the sesquicentennial committee or send a message to For more information, call Elaine at 830-216-4519.
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Sandra Migl  
Floresville, TX  
January 20, 2010 10:19am
The WEEA Chili Luncheon, February 12, will have a Valentine's Day Bake Sale in conjuction with the Chili Luncheon.

Elaine K.  
January 14, 2010 2:54pm
The new time capsule will be opened on Sept. 25 and the new one buried. This event will be the grand finale for the sesquicentennial year celebrations. Don't forget the next one is Wilson County's official Birthday Party ... More ›

sandra migl  
floresville, TX  
January 13, 2010 2:39pm
The WEEA will have their annual Chili Luncheon on February 12 at the American Legion Hall. THis is in conjunction with the Sesquicentennial Celebration.

October 14, 2009 3:46pm
I want to know when we open the time capsules on the court house lawn? Does anyone know?

James Carroll Wheeler  
August 21, 2009 2:30pm
In looking at the Sesquicentennial schedule I notice that May 8 has been designated as Dr. Ella Ware Day. It is good to learn that Dr. Ware is still remembered and will be recognized as part of the festivities. Thanks to ... More ›

Senior Citizen  
August 14, 2009 2:54pm

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