Angels of Corsicana Troop Support will hold its first yearly garage sale, bake sale with barbecue sandwiches and potato salad in order to raise funds to ship boxes to our military for Christmas. All volunteers or donors are urged to be at the Angel Room, 1020 N. Bus. 45 on Thursday morning (10-18) from 8 a.m. to noon to set up and be assigned schedules. Garage sale will be held Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20. For more information call Jean O’Connor at (903) 851-2560.
Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival will be held in downtown Kerens, complete with the Cotton Row Run 1K/5K Walk/Run, vendor booths, hot air balloons, food, music, crafts, lots of fun events for the whole family.
Hamilton-Beeman Memorial Association will hold its annual meeting at 11 a.m. at Retreat City Hall. Pertinent business as relates to the cemetery will be discussed. There will be a memorial remembrance of all those who passed away this year and are buried at the cemetery. A pot luck luncheon will follow the business meeting. Everyone is welcome, and those who have family buried at Hamilton-Beeman cemetery are especially encouraged to attend. For further information you may call the cemetery office at (903) 874-8022 or (903) 874-5934.
Cotton Row Run, the 1K and 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by the Kerens Ex Students Association will kick off with registration at 7 a.m., then a 8 a.m. start. It will be followed by a Pancake Breakfast at the KESA Building, all which benefits the KESA Scholarship Fund. For more information, call (903) 654-8138, or visit www.kerens.com, or email CottonRowRunKerensTex@gmail.com. There will be food, arts and crafts, entertainment, live music and more all day at the Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival, with a street dance at 7 p.m. that night, featuring Ira Bradford and Bustin’ Loose.