Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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August 26, 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.

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. 18

James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will sponsor the United States Constitution Luncheon at 12 noon at the Kinsloe House. Program chairman Suzanne Smith has announced that Chatfield native Robert Jones will be the speaker for the special event. The Thomas Meredith Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, will attend the special United States Constitution Luncheon.

Sept. 21

Corsicana Vendor’s Day will have a Corsicana-Navarro County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting/grand opening at it inaugural show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 801 N. 13th Street (original KMart building) Pegasus Ballroom. This show will house 73 vendors, so make plans now to come out and shop.

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