(Orange, Texas)

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August 17, 2013

Area Calendar 8.17.13

ORANGE — Centennial Celebration

The Orangefield Oil Field Centennial Celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, adjacent to Orangefield High School on FM 105 in Orangefield. The Orangefield Cormier Museum will opena at 3 p.m., and the historical marker dedication is at 5 p.m. Live music from BB and Company is at 7 p.m. followed by a fireworks display at dark. Children’s activities include water slide, petting zoo, obstacle course and more. The public is invited.

Book signing

Arlon Davis, author of “The Texas Man,” will hold a book signing from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, at Reader’s Choice, 2407 Martin Luther King Drive in Pinehurst. The public is invited.

Class of 1965

M. B. North high school of 1965 will meet 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17 at Denny’s restaurant, located at 7112 Interstate 10 West in Flying J Plaza. For more information please contact Peggy Lazenby, at 409-746-2139 or Ruby Randle 409-886-4108.

Free garage sale

McDonald Memorial Baptist Church, located at the corner of South and Broad streets in West Orange, will have a Garage Sale Giveaway from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17. Everything is FREE! Adult and children clothes, baby items, car seats, home décor, Christmas decorations, children’s toys, furniture, TV’s, books, purses, shoes and lots more.

OC Farmers Market

The Orange County Farmers Market is back in season twice-per-week from 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., Saturday, and 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., every Wednesday, in the parking lot of Big Lots on MacArthur Drive in Pinehurst. Items available include green beans, sugar snap peas, yellow squash, potatoes, red onions, mustard greens, tender greens, blueberries, blueberry bushes, plants, homemade jams and jellies, local honey, fresh eggs, homemade cookies and granola, fresh bread and more.The public is welcome to attend.

Farmers Market

A Farmers Market is now available starting at 8:30 a.m., every Saturday, through November at Rocking R Farm and Ranch, 2772 State Highway 12 in Vidor. Vendors are welcome and there is no charge for booths. Call 409-422-4184 for information.

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