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October 2011

11-13, 18-20, 25-27 -- Team roping practices. 7-9 p.m. $20 per person per night. Gary Mills Arena, 1725 S.H. 123 S., Stockdale. 830-996-3407.

12, 19, 26 -- Team roping practices. 7-9:30 p.m. $20 per person per night. Floresville River Park Roping Arena, S.H. 97 W., Floresville. Jaime Macias at 830-391-2331.

13, 20, 27 -- Team roping practice every Thursday night at Buck’s Arena, Hwy. 97 West. $20 per roper. 7-10 p.m. 830-534-5277.

14-15 -- 2011 Farm & Range Forum, Uvalde. 1-800-TEX-WILD (1-800-839-9453) or

15 -- San Antonio Herb Market, Pearl Brewery Complex, San Antonio. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 210-688-9442.

15 -- Rainwater Harvest Workshop. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne. 9 a.m.-noon. 830-249-4616 or

15 -- Wild Hog Cook-off, Ranch Rodeo, Nixon-Smiley Show Barn and Arena, U.S. 87, east of Nixon. Cook-off at 7 a.m. rodeo at 5 p.m. 830-534-6682, 830-660-6960 (cook-off), or 830-534-8528 (ranch rodeo).

15-16 -- Buck Out Hunger Bull Riding Tour Challenge. Plaza Mexico Arena, short distance from IH 410 on S.H. 16 S. 210-364-5510.

16 -- Stockdale 4-H Club BBQ Dinner Fund-raiser. Stockdale Elementary School Cafeteria, Stockdale. $7.50 per plate. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 830-534-5476.

18 -- South Central Texas Chapter of the Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas quarterly meeting. Falls City Community Center, Falls City. 6:30 p.m. 830-391-0337 or 830-391-3153.

18 -- Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Ranching 101 Series -- Breed, Genetics, and Selection. TSCRA Headquarters, 1301 W. Seventh Street, Fort Worth. 1-5 p.m. 1-800-242-7820 or

19, 26 -- Part 2 & 3 of “Farming Fundamentals Series” conducted by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Travis County offices, 1600-B Smith Road, Austin. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $125 for series. 979-845-2604.

20 -- Wilson County Farm Bureau annual County Convention and Dinner. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 E. Floresville. 6:30 p.m. 830-393-2481.

20-23 -- U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s 17th annual Wild Horse & Burro Expo. Thursday, 2-6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 8-10 a.m. Rose Palace, San Antonio. 1-866-468-7826 or

21-23 -- Ranch Heritage/Benefit Trail Ride. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera. 830-688-1533.

22 -- Horse Validation for the Wilson County Junior Livestock Show. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 E., Floresville. 830-393-7357.

22-23 -- East Texas Show Star Series. Nacogdoches County Expo Center, 3805 NW Stallings Drive, Nacogdoches. $50 for youth; $40 if accompanied by a brother or sister. $30 for attending parent, guardian, or ag teacher. 903-683-5416 or

22 -- Fifth Bluebonnet Horse Expo, Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Lane in Austin. $5; children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult. 9 a.m-7 p.m. 1-888-542-5163 or

23 -- Beef Cattle Clinic. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 E., Floresville. 2-5 p.m. 830-393-7357.

24 -- Lamb & Goat Validation for Wilson County and Junior Livestock Shows, and /or major livestock shows. 3-6 p.m. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 E., Floresville. 830-393-7357.

29 -- Benefit Horse Show for Bastrop fire victims. Open Horse Show at Diamond F Arena, Seguin.,, or 210-367-5614.




x -- Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Posse Playday, 9 a.m., 2215 F.M. 466, Seguin. 830-303-5765.

x -- Texas AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Short Course. Luling Foundation, Luling. 8:30 a.m. 512-398-3122.


0-00 -- Team roping practices. 7-9 p.m. $20 per person per night. Gary Mills Arena, 1725 S.H. 123 S., Stockdale. 830-996-3407. http://www.gary

x, x, x, x, x -- Team roping practice every Thursday night at Buck’s Arena, Hwy. 97 West. $20 per roper. 7-10 p.m. 830-534-5277.

x -- Deadline for broiler orders for the Wilson County, La Vernia, San Antonio, Houston, or Star of Texas Livestock Shows. 830-393-7357.

x -- Deadline to enter the 2011 San Antonio and Star of Texas Calf Scramble. Pick up applications at the Wilson County office of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, basement of the Wilson County Courthouse, Floresville. 830-393-7357.

5 -- Landscaping with roses seminar. Cooper’s Garden Place, 87 Coopers Lane, Floresville. 2-4 p.m., 830-393-8847 or

12 -- Fruit tree seminar. Schulz Nursery, 100 West Huebinger Street, Marion. 2-4 p.m., 210-467-6575 or

16 -- Spring vegetable seminar, AgriLife Extension Service, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Ste. 208, San Antonio. 6-8 p.m. 210-467-6575 or

5 -- 2011 Horse Show Series -- All Breed Open Horse Show. Silver Saddle Arean, 291 F.M. 1518, St. Hedwig. 8 a.m. 210-827-3136 or

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