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August 31-September 26 - MESQUITE: Mark Crow Exhibit . Mark Crow is a self-taught contemporary painter whose work is often noted for its intricate layers influenced by modern architecture, social, political and cultural issues. Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444
August 23 - MESQUITE: Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tour . Visit the historic Lawrence family homestead. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 701 E. Kearney St. www.historicmesquite.org 972/216-6468
August 16 - MESQUITE: Doggie Splash Day . Includes a diving contest, retrieving competition and swimsuit contest. Hours are 10 a.m–1 p.m. Vanston Pool, 2913 Oates Drive. www.cityofmesquite.com/pard 972/216-6260
August 9 - MESQUITE: Florence Ranch Homestead Tours . Tour an early settler's homestead, originally built in the early 1870s. Hours are 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. www.historicmesquite.org 972/613-7547
August 8-23 - MESQUITE: Driving Miss Daisy. Presented by Mesquite Community Theater. Black Box Theatre at Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972/216-8126
August 4-30 - MESQUITE: Mesquite Creative Arts Club Exhibit . Mesquite Arts Center Main and Chamber galleries, 1527 N. Galloway. www.mesquiteartscenter.org 972/216-6444
Chili Cook Offs
September 13 - West Tawakoni - West Tawakoni 20th Annual Chili by the Lake Cookoff. Held in AM VETS parking lot, 9 miles east of Quinlan on Hwy 276. Benefits AMVETS Scholarship Fund Entry fee $18 turn-in 1 PM. Jackpot Beans entry $5 turn in Noon. Info Jackie Grose 5640 Hwy 34 South, Quinlan, TX 75474. 903- 883-4916. CASI rules apply.
September 13 - Burleson - Yogi Bear's Annual Chili Cookoff. Held at Jelly Stone Resort, 2301 S Burleson Blvd. Entry fee $20 for chili. Chili Grind Only. Turn-in 1 PM. Beans $5, turn-in Noon. Benefits Burleson Animal Shelter. Plenty of RV space with full hookups. Special rate $20 per day with hookup, free if no hookup required. Info Glenda Hicks email@example.com Phone 817-706- 1945. CASI rules apply
August 3 - Irving - 3rd Annual Team Challenge CCO. Held at Irving Elks Lodge, 2015 N. Britain Rd. Entry fee $20 turn-in 1 PM. Chili Grind Only. Benefits CCFA-Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Make checks payable to Irving Elks Lodge. Contact Roma Kilpatrick 817-847-0476, 817-691-0222. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Large parking lot with electric and water hook up for RV's. $5 per day for cooks. Shade tree and patio cooking. Lodge#972-579-0005 It's still HOT...But get out the POT to CHALLENGE YOUR CHILI AND HELP FIND A CURE FOR CROHN'S AND COLITIS...if you're chasing points to Terlingua this may be your lucky day! Goodie Bags for first 30 cooks to sign in...And remember, this is the cook-off with cookies. RSVP Appreciated by 8/1/2014.
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