Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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August 27, 2013

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Corsicana — The City of Corsicana presents “Fiesta Tejas” in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month in its final Second Saturday event of the 2013 series from 3 to 9 p.m. (or dark.) Festivities include live Conjunto music, Charro horse show, Ballet Folklorico, a homemade tamale contest, car club cruise in, bounce house, vendors, food, and more! The event will take place at Third Avenue between Main and Beaton in downtown Corsicana. Come early and visit our local merchants. For more information or to sign up as a vendor, contact Wrenda Freeman at (903) 654-4852 or wfreeman@ci.corsicana.tx.us. For information on the tamale contest, please contact Raul or Monica Jimenez at (903) 875-8350 or (903) 467-8736.

Fiesta on the Bricks Car show from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Third Ave. between Beaton and Main across from the Napa store. This free event will have awards such as Best of Show, Best Project, Kids Class, Best Bike, and 10 “Head Turner” awards. Check in for the show closes at 6:30, so come out and bring your car, bike, truck, project car, 4X4, hot rod, muscle car, rat rods, etc. and show it off!

The Navarro County Genealogy Society will host its annual workshop in the Nancy Robert Civic Room at the Corsicana Public Library. In order to accommodate everyone it will be helpful to call and register for a place at the workshop. The worship will be Genealogy 101 — a detailed instructional program on how to build a complete file on your family. A packet of printed information will be available for each attendee. Please call the Genealogy Department at (903) 654-4808 to register.

Wortham  Blues Festival will be held in downtown Wortham, with gates opening at 3 p.m., and the first band set to play at 5 p.m.

Sept. 17

Jose Antonio Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, will meet at 2 p.m. at 416 W. Third Ave., Corsicana.

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