Join your friends for a good ol’ Fourth of July parade brunch and viewing at the Stephen and Mary Birch Texas Theatre in Seguin. Festivities will begin at 9 a.m. with brunch catered by Nash... More ›
“The Heart of Texas Concert Band” will celebrate America’s birthday with two patriotic performances in San Antonio on Saturday, July 4. The first concert will be held at 11 a.m. at the Alamo at 300 Alamo Plaza. The second show will be in the Crossroads... More ›
Don’t let July slip by without celebrating the grape harvest at two area vineyards in Washington County. The Harvest Grape Stomp at Windy Winery takes place over all four weekends in the month -- July 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26.
Take a hayride... More ›
Celebrate our nation’s independence where Texas declared her independence -- at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site, open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4.
Highlights of the celebration are the free music concert by the “Cody... More ›
The Geronimo VFW will be home to classic country music and lots of dancing in July with its Sunday Country Dances. All dances will be held from 3-6:30 p.m. in the Geronimo VFW at 6808 N. S.H. 123. The kitchen will open at 2 p.m.
All are welcome... More ›
Round up some friends to enjoy a night of music and dancing at The Gathering Country Music Show/Dance on Tuesday, July 7, from 7-10 p.m. in the Geronimo VFW at 6808 N. S.H. 123 in Geronimo. Kitchen doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Attendees won’t... More ›
FLORESVILLE -- Local favorite Jack’s Café is now offering patrons another dining option, having recently opened Jack’s Sports Room and Outdoor Patio at the restaurant, located at 507 10th St.
The... More ›
If you’ve been concocting and perfecting your favorite homemade ice cream recipe but haven’t yet entered the fifth annual Ice Cream Freeze-Off, there’s still time!
The Sam Fore Jr. Wilson County Public Library in Floresville is still seeking... More ›
Texas Association of First Responders will hold a Chili Cook-off with cook teams from various first responder agencies and departments from all over the state on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Wildcatter... More ›
Don’t miss the River City Cluster of Dog Shows Wednesday through Sunday, July 8-12, at 9 a.m. daily in the Exposition Hall on the grounds of the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio.
See your favorite breed at this family-friendly event with AKC judging... More ›
Chris Barclay, a 2015 Floresville High School graduate, completed his first solo flight June 23 at the New Braunfels Regional Airport.
The 18-year-old son of Michael and Pam Barclay was nominated for the Order of Daedalians Flight... More ›
Foul weather deflated the Texas Balloon Spectacular slated for May, but the event, rescheduled for October, continues to fire up interest.
Virginia Martinez of San Antonio saw one Wilson... More ›
An in-depth Bible study in the Verdi Community Center will continue in July with classes on Thursdays, July 2, 9, and 16. All classes will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the center at 2800 F.M. 1784 in Pleasanton.
Attendees will study the books of... More ›
Exclusive to the Wilson County News
If you enjoyed the Wilson County News’ “Mystery plant” ID contest earlier this year, you’re not alone. More readers than ever tested their plant knowledge... More ›
I recently went to a barbershop where a young boy was taken for his first haircut. He squirmed and hollered and made such a scene that it made me think about the contrast between that and my first haircut.
My mother took me to a barbershop a... More ›
Sometimes I yearn for the good old days when we didn’t have a car. You let the bus company worry about gas, repairs, traffic, and life was slower back then and you had time to smell the roses,... More ›
Q: During the 1950s, Walt Disney sponsored the TV show “Davy Crockett” starring Fess Park. Davy Crockett collector cards also were published in a series of 84. Do these have a value? -- Charles, Livingston, Texas
A: Your set is valued in... More ›
By Charles Platkin
Here are several drinks to help quench your summer thirst and fill your belly. Keep in mind that seltzer, unsweetened iced tea and water are real low-calorie alternatives,... More ›