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Polished Edge: Lonesome Dove Fest Sept. 20-21
Texas music legend Gary P. Nunn will perform at Lonesome Dove Fest Sept. 21.
KARNES COUNTY -- The Karnes City Rotary Club’s Lonesome Dove Fest will celebrate 21 years of family fun and success Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, by providing something for everyone during the annual event at the Karnes County Youth Show Barn grounds on U.S. 181 between Karnes City and Kenedy.
In its third year will be the Black Gold Shootout scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. The fun will continue on Friday with a Youth Day and musical entertainment by “Raisin’ Kane” on Friday evening.
Saturday events start with a Lonesome Dove Fest Parade that will kick off at 10 a.m. in downtown Karnes City. One of the main attractions at the festival, a team sporting clays competition, will be held Friday from 5 p.m. until sundown and again on Saturday from noon until sundown.
Food and merchandise vendors from across the area will be a plenty both days. There will also be bounce castles, kids’ events, karaoke, and musical entertainment.
Other events will include a celebrity challenge five-stand clay target event, a canine aquatics competition, and rattlesnake showdowns by the A&J Snake Handlers. Longhorns from the Kimble Longhorn Ranch also will be on display.
Saturday’s musical entertainment will feature sounds by “Cactus Country” from 6-8 p.m. and legendary country music artist Gary P. Nunn at 9:30 p.m.
For more information, call Randy Witte at 830-780-3314 or visit www.lonesomedovefest.com.
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