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Nov. 12-17

ACU Theatre presents the Cornerstone Musical "John & Jen" at Fulks Theatre. Set against the background of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, this original musical comedy sheds a heart-warming light on the power of family. With a cast of only two people, follow them through a playful childhood, awkward adolescence and beyond. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Talkback following all performances. Tickets are $15.

Abilene Christian University Department of Theatre

acu.edu/theatre

 

Nov. 15, 10-11 a.m.

Children's Book Reading. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Children's Art Competition reception.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Shibori Dyeing with Indigo Class. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 16-18

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents its 31st annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Paramount Theatre. For tickets and more detailed information, go to abileneballettheatre.org

 

Nov. 17, 10 a.m.

Renegade printmaking workshop. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 17, 10 a.m.

Trials and Errors: A History of Our Time with TxDOT.
Topic: TxDOT historians and archaeologists uncover stories of Texas' history along our roads, bridges and trails across the state, learn more about what they have uncovered with the lead TxDOT historian and speaker Rebekah Dobrasko.

Taylor County History Center in Buffalo Gap

133 William St. 325.572.3365 taylorcountyhistorycenter.com

 

Nov. 17

12:30 p.m.

Growing Great Readers - Reading and lesson/activity on best practices and building blocks for literacy for pre-k/grade school students. Last about 25 minutes. Third Saturday of the month.

1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Nov. 19

Broadway in Abilene presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" at the Abilene Convention Center. The Hills Are Alive! A brand-new production of "The Sound of Music" is coming to Abilene. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, Edelweiss and the title song.

Celebrity Attractions

800-869-1451

 

Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.

ACU Music Department presents A Cappella Fall Concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in downtown Abilene.

 

Nov. 20-21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 21, 12-1:30 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art21: Mexico City.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Nov. 24, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Nov. 27-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 27

Sponsored by the Abilene Downtown Associaiton, City Sidewalks features downtown holiday cheer with a community tree lighting, performances by Abilene ISD students and the Fox 15 Abilene Christmas Lights Parade.

https://www.abilenedowntown.com/city-sidewalks

 

Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m.

The Abilene Community Band will perform in front of the Historic Paramount Theatre as part of the City Sidewalks festivities that night.

 

Nov. 28, 10 a.m.

Craft DIY: Glass Etching at the Main Library Creation Station.

Etching glass is a great way to personalize items in a beautiful way. Join us in the Creation Station as we create a glass etched plate you can use for the holidays. All materials provided. Free.

 

Nov. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

2nd annual Kid's Christmas at The Grace. Registration required. Families can enjoy Christmas art projects, music, treats and a movie. $10 per family.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m.

Christmas Lettering Class with Chelsea Umberger. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Nov. 29, 7-8 p.m.

Renara Classical Concert at Wylie Performing Arts Center benefiting Wylie Bulldogs Education Foundation and showcasing the new performing arts center at the Wylie High School campus. Listen to her music at renaramusic.com. Tickets are $50-$500. Renara has performed in 17 countries from Asia to America and has recorded more than 100 of her original works. Purchase tickets at: http://www.wyliebulldogseducationfoundation.com/

 

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 & Dec. 6-8

McMurry University Theatre presents "Proof" by David Auburn. Directed by Kerry Goff. Curtain opens at 7:30 p.m. "Proof" won the 2001 Pultizer Prize and tells the story of a an enigmatic young woman, her manipulative sister, their brilliant father and an unexpected suiter. They are all pieces of the puzzle in the search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof.

Tickets: www.mcm.edu/theatre

 

Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble Concert at Cullen Auditorium.

 

DECEMBER 2018

 

Dec. 1, 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

The Abilene Philharmonic presents: Coming Home for Christmas. For our first pops concert of the season, Bruce Ewing and Kristi Tingle will be returning to the Abilene Philharmonic stage for Coming Home for Christmas, a night of Christmas favorites and carols. This concert also has a shortened 3pm matinee performance with general admission pricing, making this a great opportunity to bring your kids for them to enjoy their favorite Christmas classics. For the evening performance, tickets are $5-$45 and can be purchased on the Abilene Philharmonic's website.

http://www.abilenephilharmonic.org/ 

 

Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

The Abilene Community Band performs a Christmas Concert at the Gholsen Hotel in Ranger.

 

Dec. 4-5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 4, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Holiday Music Luncheon Concert Series. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

ACU Music Department presents Bands Concert at Cullen Auditorium.

 

Dec. 4-5

Puppet Performances at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for times.

 

Dec. 6-8

Holiday Make 'N Take drop-in workshop at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for details.

 

Dec. 6 & 7, 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. classes

Tot Spot at The Grace Museum. Free for members; $5 per child for non-members. Registration required: www.thegracemuseum.org/programs.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 6, 7 p.m.

DIALOGUE: Kathie Walker-Millar and Larry Millar. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure - Reading and art activity designed for pre-school aged students the first Friday of each month. Free and lasts about an hour.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

Celebration Singers 2018 Holiday Concert at the Historic Paramount Theatre is "Christmas Everywhere!" The concert will feature traditional Christmas holiday music as well as a special tribute to American military veterans at this show, which is on the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Free admission.

 

Dec. 7-8, 7:30 p.m.

DirectFest Fall 2018 at Van Ellis Theatre. Student-directed, one-act play festival. Our annual one-act play festival directed, designed, performed and produced by HSU Directing I theatre students. Two nights of captivating theatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Dec. 7-9 & Dec. 14-16

Abilene Community Theatre presents "Othello" by William Shakespeare. Iago, a lowly ensign, already bears hatred in his heart for Othello, the general who previously passed him up for a promotion he felt he deserved. But when he learns that Othello has secretly married Desdemona, the young ensign vows revenge and begins weaving a web of jealousy and manipulation that threatens to ensnare and destroy everyone involved.

Abilene Community Theatre

 

Dec. 8, 11 a.m.

Chautauqua Series: Vietname with speaker Rev. Bill Libby.

Taylor County History Center in Buffalo Gap

133 William St. 325.572.3365 taylorcountyhistorycenter.com

 

Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Dec. 9, 2 p.m.

Patty Harper Dance Studio will present its 11th annual performance of “Once Upon A Christmas Eve” at the Abilene Convention Center. For more information and tickets, visit www.pattyharperdance.com. An original story set in New York City in 1927 about a young homeless girl and her Christmas Eve trip to the North Pole. For more info please contact Mary Milstead at (325) 672-7728 or email at pattyharperdancestudio@gmail.com.

 

Dec. 8

ACU Theatre presents a dance premiere of "One Night Only" at Fulks Theatre. This performance highlights ACU's dance track program in a thrilling night of dance featuring new faculty member Lily Balogh. Tickets are $20 and include light hors d'oeuvres. Recommended for all ages.

Abilene Christian University Theatre Department

acu.edu/theatre

 

Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Christmas concert by Abilene Community Band at the Historic Paramount Theatre. Soundwave Handbell Choir from Abilene ISD will be their guest and then the band will perform Christmas favorites including Christmas Festival, A Most Wonderful Christmas and other well-known Christmas favorites. Free admission.

 

Dec. 10-11, 7 p.m.

Auditions for "Same Time, Next Year."

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 │ www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Dec. 11-14

Holiday Make 'N Take drop-in workshop at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for details.

 

Dec. 11-12

Holiday marionette performances at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for performance times.

 

Dec. 11-14

Holiday Gift DIY Open Studio. Registration required.

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-7 p.m.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 11-12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 11, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Home School Art Day. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 11, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Holiday Music Luncheon Concert Series. Abilene Philharmonic offices. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Abilene Community Band performs a Christmas concert at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

 

Dec. 13, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night - Holiday Magic. Mini downtown-wide festival with museums and businesses open late.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Dec. 13

ArtWalk night at The Grace Museum. The museum stays open late for free.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 14-15

Paramount Film Series presents "It's a Wonderful Life." Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore 1954, black & white, Fantasy/Drama, 130 min., Not Rated When a guardian angel named Clarence finds a despondent George Bailey (Stewart) poised to jump off a bridge, he shows George what life would’ve been like had he never been born.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. 325.676.9620 paramount-abilene.org

 

Dec. 15, 12:30 p.m.

Growing Great Readers - Reading and lesson/activity on best practices and building blocks for literacy for pre-k/grade school students. Last about 25 minutes. Third Saturday of the month.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

Chorus Abilene presents "Christmas Around the World" in ACU's Cullen Auditorium. All four choirs of Chorus Abilene present an evening of holiday music to celebrate the season. Tickets: $15 adults; $12 seniors/students/military. Call 325-673-7464 or online at www.ChorusAbilene.net

 

Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Abilene Opera Association presents George Frideric Handel's "Messiah: Part 1" at the Historic Paramount Theatre. Afterglow on the street includes Godiva hot chocolate and gingerbread and sugar cookies accompanied by the HSU Six White Horses. This year's performance is in honor of the memory of Charles Nelson, long-time choral advocate, performer, and teacher within Abilene Christian University, Abilene Opera Association, and the Abilene performing arts community.

David Itkin conducts a live orchestra from AOA’s Neupert double-manual harpsichord. Dr. Clell Wright of Hardin-Simmons University directs the 40-piece choral group. Soloists are Jennifer Youngs, soprano, University of North Texas, Lynnette Chambers, mezzo soprano, Hardin-Simmons University, Samuel Cook, tenor, Abilene Christian University, and Jeffrey Snider, bariton, University of North Texas.

Tickets are $15 and $25 available beginning Nov. 1 at www.abileneopera.org

 

Dec. 18-19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 18, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Holiday Music Luncheon Concert Series at First Baptist Church. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m.

The Flying J Wranglers presents a Christmas concert at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

 

Dec. 19, 10-11 a.m.

Special Children's Book Reading. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 19, 12-1:30 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art21: Vancouver

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Dec. 19, 7 p.m.

Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE is a present the whole family can enjoy!

Ticket prices start at $20 each.

Celebrity Attractions

800-869-1451

 

Dec. 20, 10-11 a.m.

Special Christmas Children's Book Reading. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

The Paramount Film Series presents a special New Year's Eve screening of BIG.  After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.  1988, color, Comedy/Fantasy, 1 hour and 44 minutes.  Rated PG.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2018 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. 325.676.9620 paramount-abilene.org

 

JANUARY 2019

 

Jan. 3-4, 9:30 and 11 a.m. classes

Tot Spot at The Grace Museum. FREE for Grace Museum Members; $5/participating child for non-members. Tot Spot offers children ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult the opportunity to expand their large imaginations through hands-on art projects and gallery time. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 3, 6-8 p.m.

GRACE STUDIO: Encaustic Class. Registration required. Instructor: April Rifenburgh.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure - Reading and art activity designed for pre-school aged students the first Friday of each month. Free and lasts about an hour.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Jan. 5, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Jan. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan 8, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Home School Art Day. Registration required. Free for members of the Big Country Home Educators and $3 for all other students.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 9, 10 a.m.

Creation Station presents Jewelry Making - Memory Wire Bracelets.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Jan. 10, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night!

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Jan. 10, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night at The Grace with a pop-up make 'n take. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m.

Yogurt Jar Tea Light Holders in the main library Creation Station.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Jan. 11-12

Mayor's Invitational 42 Tournament. Warm-up tournament is Friday with play starting at 6 p.m. (on-site registration is 5-5:45 p.m. Cost is $30 a team.

Saturday tournament play starts at 9 a.m. On-site registration is 8-8:45 a.m. Cost is $40 team.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 12, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Jan. 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

 

 

Jan. 16, 12-1:30 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art in the 21st Century.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com


Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m.

Third Thursday Studio at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for details.

 

Jan. 17, 10 a.m.

Children's Book Reading at The Grace Museum. Cost is $5 per family or $10 to receive a book. Join us in the Children's Museum for this month's reading held for families on the famous mini-Paramount stage followed by an art activity in the Rock 'N Roll Diner.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 17, 7 p.m.

Special speaker is Robert Langham III, noted photographer. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 18-20

Paramount Productions presents "Elf, the Musical, JR" with a cast of talented local youth. Directed by Betty Hukill.

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. 325.676.9620 paramount-abilene.org

 

Jan. 19, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Jan. 22-23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 23, 10 a.m.

Crafty DIY: Dry Erase Boards at the Creation Station in the main library basement.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Jan. 26, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Brahms: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

The Abilene Philharmonic presents: Symphonic Renegades. Symphonic Renegades presents works by Brahms and Shostakovich, and guest stars violinist William Hagen. Hagen was the third-prize winner of the 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, making him the highest-ranking American since 1985. These masterpieces are revolutionary in both the compositional and in the historical sense. They expanded what could be communicated by an orchestra and showed how music can unite people for a certain cause. Tickets range from $5-$40, and can be purchased on the Abilene Philharmonic's website. 

http://www.abilenephilharmonic.org/  

 

Jan. 29-30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Jan. 31, 7 p.m.

Special speaker is Margaret Smithers-Crump. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure - Reading and art activity designed for pre-school aged students the first Friday of each month. Free and lasts about an hour.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 2, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 5-6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 7-8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. classes

Tot Spot at The Grace Museum. FREE for Grace Museum Members; $5/participating child for non-members. Tot Spot offers children ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult the opportunity to expand their large imaginations through hands-on art projects and gallery time. Registration required.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 7, 5-8 p.m.

Celebrating Black History Month. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 7, 5:30-7 p.m.

Exhibition Reception: Group Reception.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.

Crafty DIY: Rosemary Wreaths at the Creation Station in the main library basement.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Feb. 7-9, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 10, 2 p.m.

HSU Theatre presents "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies and directed by Dr. Victoria Spangler in DownCenterStage Lab Theatre in the basement of the Van Ellis Theatre building. Sarah, a photojournalist, and James, a foreign correspondent, are trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life. Can you be an observer of horrific events---take pictures of them and record them---and still keep your sanity and have a somewhat normal life?

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Feb. 8-10 & Feb. 15-17

Abilene Community Theatre presents "Same Time, Next Year." At a small California inn, George and Doris have an affair. Instead of writing it off as a one-night stand, the pair decide to meet at the inn every year for a romantic retreat, away from their respective spouses and families. In the decades that follow, both George and Doris face their own personal struggles and hardships, and together they develop a level of love and intimacy that exceeds the ones found in their own marriages.

Abilene Community Theatre

 

Feb. 9, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 9, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The Abilene Creative Arts Club will hold an Art Show in February 2019 featuring paintings by the Officers and Committee Chairmen. The Reception will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 3:30-5:30 PM at Studio 13, 909 N 13th, Abilene, TX 79601. On weekdays, the show can be viewed 9 AM to 5 PM in February.

 

Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.

The Abilene Philharmonic presents: My Musical Valentine. My Musical Valentine, features love songs from Broadway and the Great American Songbook, performed alongside vocalist Rachel Tyler. Rachel has sung in many musicals all over the world, including Rocky Horror Show and Smokey Joe’s Café. She has also performed as a featured performer on the 63rd Annual Tony awards. Tickets range from $5-$45, and can be purchased on the Abilene Philharmonic's website. 

http://www.abilenephilharmonic.org/ 

 

Feb. 10, 2 p.m.

Bring the family to "The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System" show at the Paramount Theatre. When the planetarium is closed and the field trip is spoiled, Mrs. Frizzle once again saves the day. Join the class as the magic school bus blasts off to explore the solar system, musical style!

Children's Performing Arts Series

www.cpasabilene.org

 

Feb. 10, 6 p.m.

Collectors Circle Dinner. Tickets are $250 a person. The annual interactive dinner event has attendees select new works of the permanent art collection. Limited seating available.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 12-13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 12, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Home School Art Day. Registration required. Free for members of the Big Country Home Educators and $3 for all other students.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 13, 10 a.m.

Crafty DIY: Book Page Flowers at the Creation Station in the main library basement.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Feb. 14, 5:30-7 p.m.

Exhibits Reception: ISAC 2019.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Feb. 14, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk night!

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.

The new exhibition by artist David Ezra Stein opens! Hear David talk about his work at 6:30 p.m. Followed by a book signing. Free and open to the public.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 14-23

ACU Theatre presents "Steel Magnolias" at Fulks Theatre. Enjoy dinner at the Feb. 23 performance in the lobby of WPAC. This hilarious and heart-warming play is set in a Louisiana beauty shop. It follows the hopes, dreams triumphs and tragedies of six colorful characters inspired by the hit 1989 film. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Tickets are $18.

Abilene Christian University Department of Theatre

acu.edu/theatre

 

Feb. 15, 11:30 a.m.

Meet artist David Ezra Stein at a special luncheon and see his new exhibition in the gallery. He will speak about his work followed by a book signing. Tickets required.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

Around the World at The Grace Museum. Globe hop around the museum and enjoy a progressive journey as you partake in the culture, music, food and drink of four unique regions of the world! All proceeds benefit the museum. Call 325-673-4587 for ticket prices. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 16, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 20, 12-1:30 p.m.

ArtFilm: Art in the 21st Century.

Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress St. | 325.677.1171 | www.center-arts.com

 

Feb. 20-23, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 24, 2 p.m.

HSU Theatre presents "Little Women," a musical with a book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and music by Jason Howland baed on Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. Directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth in Van Ellis Theatre. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America. Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 military/seniors/students; and $5 for HSU employees and students.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Feb. 21, 5:30-7 p.m.

Youth Art Month opening reception. Free and open to the public.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m.

Third Thursday Studio at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for details.

 

Feb. 21-23, 2 p.m.

McMurry University Theatre presents "Detective Partner Hero Villain" by Brett Neveu.

 

Feb. 22

Broadway in Abilene presents "Something Rotten!" at the Abilene Convention Center. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, "Something Rotten!" is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).

Celebrity Attractions

800-869-1451

 

Feb. 23, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Saturdays is a come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable knowledge.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Feb. 23

Spring exhibition opening at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany. Call 325.762.2936 for details.

 

Feb. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make 'N Take. Free with museum admission.

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. 325.673.4587 www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Feb. 27, 10 a.m.

Crafty DIY: Flower Petal Candle Holders at the Creation Station in the Main Library basement. There are many great benefits to DIY; it teaches us self-reliance, new skills, organizational skills, and more! Once you have successfully completed a DIY project it will give you a confidence boost and open up your imagination to make more DIY creations. If you love Pinterest and DIY join us and learn how to make a Flower Petal Candle Holder. Materials and refreshments provided at this free program.

Abilene Public Library

202 Cedar St. 325.677.2474 www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

MARCH 2019

 

March 3, 2:30 p.m.

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents "Fairy Tales & Fables" - ballet beyond the Nutcracker - at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

abileneballettheatre.org

 

 

March 10

Broadway in Abilene presents "Evita," Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning musical on the Abilene Convention Center stage. Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita tells Eva's passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying, Adored."

Celebrity Attractions

800-869-1451

 

March 23, 7:30 p.m.

March 24, 2 p.m.

Director's Cut Series - Title TBD

DownCentreStage LabTheatre, in the basement of the Van Ellis Theatre Building.
The purpose of our Down Centre Stage Laboratory Theatre is to give our students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate the skills that they are learning in class. The Director’s Cut provides a platform for them to do that. These student driven productions go beyond the scope and requirements of class work but are not as complex as a fully realized mainstage production. The focus of this endeavor is on the process, be it directing or design or acting. Senior Michael Kelly will head this project.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

March 28-30, 7:30 p.m.

HSU Theatre presents "The Merry Widow" by Franz Lehar and directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth in Van Ellis Theatre. The small kingdom of Marshovia has a little problem. The main tax-payer, the wealthy widow Sonia (who pays 52% of the taxes) has left for Paris. So Count Danilo is sent to Paris, to stop her from getting married to a stranger, so that the danger of removing the money is averted. But this is not as easy as the ambassador in Paris has planned. Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 for military/seniors/students; and free for HSU employees and students.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

March 29-31 & April 5-7

Abilene Community Theatre presents "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams. The story of a Southern family in crisis, especially the husband Brick and wife Margaret, and their interaction with Brick's family over the course of one evening's gathering at the family estate in Mississippi. 

Abilene Community Theatre

 

March 30, 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.

CPAS presents "The Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare" at the Historic Paramount Theatre. Travel in the famous tree house time machine as siblings Jack and Annie visit Elizabethan England. Families will love this new hip-hop musical based on the Magic Tree House best-selling book series. Tickets are $10.

Children's Performing Arts Series

www.cpasabilene.org

 

APRIL 2019

 

April 4-6

McMurry University Theatre presents Student Written One-Acts:

"Tomorrow's Dream" by Jorge Ambacher

"Christopher's Angel" by Shawna Johnson

"Botanical Dream" by Agustin Rios.

 

April 5-7

Abilene Opera Association presents "West Side Story, the Musical" at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

 

April 10-13, 7:30 p.m.

HSU Theatre presents "The Amish Project" by Jessica Dickey and directed by Dr. Victoria Spangler in Van Ellis Theatre. Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. 2006. A thirty-year old man walked into a one-room Amish schoolhouse and opened fire, killing 5 girls and himself. In a decision that shocked the world, the Amish community later the same day forgave his crime and offered aid to his grieving widow. The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of the Nickel Mines schoolhouse shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake. Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 for military/students/seniors; and free for HSU employees and students.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

April 11-13 & April 26-27

ACU Theatre presents the spring musical "Bright Star" at Fulks Theatre. Enjoy a dinner at the April 27 show in the lobby of WPAC. Inspired by a true story and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, this show tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 1940s. When literary editor Alie Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens in her a longing for the child she once lost.

Abilene Christian University Theatre Department

acu.edu/theatre

 

April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Mozart: Requiem 

The Abilene Philharmonic presents: Mozart's Requiem. Mozart’s Requiem takes us outside the Abilene Philharmonic’s usual performance venue of the Abilene Convention Center, instead taking place at the beautiful First Baptist Church of Abilene. This performance will be alongside the choirs from each of the three local universities. This is a chance to hear the first and one of the last pieces of Mozart featured in the movie about Mozart, Amadeus. Also, do not miss this rare opportunity to hear the grand organ and orchestra combined in the Requiem Mass! Tickets range from $5-$35, and can be purchased on the Abilene Philharmonic's website. 
http://www.abilenephilharmonic.org/

 

April 28, 2 p.m.

CPAS presents "Beauty and the Beast: A Magical Musical" in the Historic Paramount Theatre. Belle finds herself in a spellbound castle with enchanted servants and the brooding Beast. Eventually, the spell is broken as the Beast is transformed by Belle's kindness and courage. Tickets are $10.

Children's Performing Arts Series

www.cpasabilene.org

 

MAY 2019

 

May 1-4, 7:30 p.m.

DirectFest Spring 2019 in Van Ellis Theatre. Our annual one-act play festival directed, designed, performed and produced by HSU Directing I theatre students. Four nights of captivating theatre. Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 for military/seniors/students; and free for HSU employees and students.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

May 3-4

McMurry University Theatre presents Student-Directed One-Acts.

 

May 4, 7:30 p.m.

The Abilene Philharmonic presents: Music City Hit Makers, featuring “the most famous people in Nashville that you have never heard of”. Every singer has a songwriter and this concert celebrates those who help the limelight shine on others. This concert can serve as reminder to everyone that sometimes the big stars overshadow others who are just as deserving to be seen and heard. This concert features Grammy Award-winning songwriters that have penned #1 songs for such superstars as Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, the Dixie Chicks, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn just to name a few…. Tickets range from $5-$50, and can be purchased on the Abilene Philharmonic's website.  
http://www.abilenephilharmonic.org/

 

May 31-June 2 & June 7-9

Abilene Community Theatre presents "Dearly Departed." In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious as, despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father's funeral, the Turpins' other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. 

Abilene Community Theatre

 

JUNE 2019

 

June 7-9

8th annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival celebrating Peter Brown, who is the summer artist on display at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature. Come meet Peter, see his art and enjoy two and a half days of fun activities. Registration opens in February at www.abilenecalf.com

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

1101 N. 1 St. 325.677.1161 www.abilenecac.org

 

June 13-15

McMurry University Theatre presents Neil Simon's "I Ought to Be in Pictures."

 

AUGUST 2019

 

Aug. 1-3 & 8-10

McMurry University Theatre presents "I Do! I Do!" by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.

 

ONGOING and ON EXHIBIT

THE GRACE MUSEUM

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org


Exhibits


September 15, 2018 – February 23, 2019
                A VISUAL EPILOGUE: Linda Ridgway & Harry Geffert

 

September 15, 2018 – February 9, 2019
MAGIC & LOGIC: Robert Langham III

                OUTSIDE OF TIME: Philip John Evett (1923-2016)

                INHERIT THE EARTH: Margaret Smithers-Crump

 

November 6, 2018 – July 18, 2019
SKYLINE MAKER: The Architecture of David S. Castle

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED LITERATURE
102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Family Art Project Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.

A come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create art in the style of the artist currently featured in the gallery. Free!

 

Exhibits

 

Oct. 11, 2018

"Fine Art of Sophie Blackall"

 

Feb. 14, 2019

"An Exhibition of Works by David Ezra Stein"

 

IRA M. TAYLOR MEMORIAL ART GALLERY

Frost Art Building at Hardin-Simmons University | www.hsutx.edu

Regular gallery hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday.
Gallery information: 325-671-2223 or 325-670-1249.

 

 

CALYPSO GALLERY ACADEMY OF ART

1133 N. 2nd St., Suite 102 | 325.665.9202

 

 

CLOVER VIRGINIA SHORE ART GALLERY

Don H. Morris Center at Abilene Christian University | 325.674.2085 | www.acu.edu

www.galypsogallery.com

 

MIKE LANIER FINE ART / STUDIO 13 GALLERY
909 N 13th St. | http://mlanier.fineartstudioonline.com/

 

Mondays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

"Monday painting with friends." Bring your lunch.

 

TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Paintings by members of the Abilene Creative Arts Club on display.

 

ABILENE CREATIVE ARTS CLUB
Buffalo Gap Historic Village | 325.514.0665

 

Meets September through May from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Generally the meetings are on the second Saturday of the month at Studio 13, 909 N. 13th St.

www.facebook.com/Abilene CreativeArtsClub/

 

The Abilene Creative Arts Club will hold an Art Show in February 2019 featuring paintings by the Officers and Committee Chairmen. The Reception will be Saturday, February 9th, 3:30-5:30 PM at Studio 13, 909 N 13th, Abilene, TX 79601. On weekdays, the Show can be viewed 9 AM to 5 PM in February.

 

April 1-26, 2019

Annual Membership Show at Studio 13.

 

CEDAR BREAK GALLERY OF FINE ART
401 Pine St. The Windsor | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; by appointment on Saturdays| www.barryarthur.com | 325.677.9999
Featuring the Western art of Barry Arthur.

 

ZACHRY GALLERY
3301 S 14th St # 26B │ 325.793.1616
Inside Abilene Frame-N-Art Shoppe.
Featuring local artist H.C. Zachry.

 

JODY KLOTZ FINE ART

1060 N. 2nd St. | 325.670.9880 | fineart@jodyklotz.com | www.jodyklotz.com

19th and early 20th Century European paintings, with a strong emphasis on beautiful 19th landscape paintings by artists such as Henri Biva (French, 1848-1929), William Didier Pouget (French, 1864-1959), and René Charles Edmond His (French, 1877-1960).

 

ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Three locations | www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

The Creation Station is Open at the Main Library!
Need help learning to use the equipment in the Makerspace such as the Cricut, 3D PolyPrinter, Laminator, Sizzix, etc? Need craft or project assistance? We can help! Sign-up for 1-on-1 assistance with library staff. Contact your Main Library at 325-676-6025 or email heather.carter@abilenetx.gov.

 

Every Monday - Tech Time Mondays – South Branch, 2 p.m.

Every Monday – Tech Time Thursdays – Mockingbird Branch, 10 a.m.
As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices, there can be a learning curve when it comes to being comfortable using them.  If you need help learning to use your device, or with any of our downloadable resources, your Tech Team librarians will be on hand to help patrons on a first-come, first-served, one-on-one basis. Free.

 

Every Wednesday - Job Time: Application Assistance – Mockingbird Branch, 4-6 p.m.
If you need help applying for a job or creating a resume or cover letter, stop by the Mockingbird Branch and let us get you started on the road to success.  We will cover how to search for jobs, how to create a resume, share advice on how to dress for and succeed in an interview and much more.  Phone us 325-437-7323 as spots are limited and you do not want to miss out! Free.

 

Pre-School Storytime

Held year-round at 10:45 a.m. on select days at all three library locations.

 

Cover-to-Cover Book Club – third Thursday of the month, Main Library Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Adults who love to read make up the Cover-to-Cover Book Club. Each month, they choose the books they will discuss the following month.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

EXHIBITS
 
CCAN: Center for Contemporary Arts National Juried Competition
Juror: James Surls
Breed Gallery
November 6, 2018 - January 26, 2019

CLAY
Kathie Walker-Millar & Students
Gallery 4
Through December 29, 2018

Texas Photographic Society’s 27th Annual Competition
Texas Photographic Society
Wright Photography Gallery
October 31 – December 29, 2018

WINTER
The Center’s Artist Member Group Show
Gallery 3
through January 22, 2019

 

RESOLUTIONS
Len Testa
Wright Photography Gallery
January 3 – March 2, 2019

 

WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Tracy Gand
Gallery 4
January 4 – March 2, 2019

 

ISAC 2019
Intercollegiate Student Art Competition
Gallery 3
January 23 – February 23, 2019

 

FULL TILT TEA PARTY
Kathie Walker-Millar
Breed Gallery
February 1 – March 30, 2019

 

COCKERELL ART STUDIOS & GALLERY

1133 N. 2nd, Second Floor | 325.829.7975 | www.cockerellgalleries.com | Carolyncc52@yahoo.com

 

Mesquite Story Tellers
Free, fun story telling at its best!
Studio 209, Upstairs in The Cockerell

 

November

Event:  Storybook Santa Portraits are coming to Cockerell Studios in November. 
By:  Morrow Photography and Abilene Portraits have come together to create a magical Christmas portrait while your children enjoy spending up to 20 minutes with Santa Claus! 
For more info:  To get more information and to book your session, please email: steve@stevemorrowphotography.com.
Dates:  November 3, 17, 26 & 30th

Event:  Mary Gregory will be hosting a three-day workshop.
Place;  Studio #209 November 8-10
For more info: at marygregorystudio.com

 

December

Event:  Portraits by Morrow Photography
Dates:  Dec. 1-30.
Where:  Cockerell Studios



AMY GRAVES RYAN FINE ARTS GALLERY

McMurry University

1642 Sayles Blvd. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu.

 

Both galleries will open June 4th and run through August 24th 2018

 

 

GYPSY TED II STUDENT ART GALLERY

Room 104, Old Main at McMurry University

S. 14th St. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu

Student Directors are Yumi Ramos and Ben Wong.

 

ABILENE TEACHERS MUSIC ASSOCIATION
AISD Administration Building, One AISD Center, 241 Pine St.

AMTA meets the second Thursday most months during the school term for business and professional development through informative programs. AMTA members include independent and collegiate music teachers.

For information, email khrystynehastings@yahoo.com

 

ABILENE WRITER'S GUILD
Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in Classroom B of the Rose Park Senior Citizens Center, 2625 S. 7th St. except in November (third Thursday) and December (no meeting). Annual memberships are $25 for individuals and $35 for a family.

 

ABILENE STAR CHORUS
325.829.1470 │ www.abilenestarchorus.org
Rehearsals are 6:15-8:45 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Baptist Church choir room.

 

MEMORY MEN CHORUS

Create a unique Christmas memory for family and friends with A Live Christmas Carol Card. All-male harmony group dressed in Victorian costume will treat your group or special person to the best of the season's music in person. To hear a sample go to: www.memorymen.org
Call 676-7464 to set your time. Prices $50 to $150.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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