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Recreating Eden, a self-describes powerful, four-piece, progressive rock band out of San Antonio, will be live in concert 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 North Main St.

The band was founded by guitarists Cameron Stahl and Frankie Cortinas in 2009. Joined by Andrew Douglas on vocals and drummer Steven Rodriguez, the band is billed as “one of the most creative and intimidating bands in the progressive world.”

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at The Garage. Tickets are $5. Ages 7 and under are free. All ticket sales go directly to the performing artists and bands.

• Melodrama

The Fort Stockton Community Theatre will present a good old-fashioned melodrama, “Dirty Work at the Crossroads – Or, Welcome Home, FSHS Grads” for three shows Wednesday, Thursday and Friday July 18, 19, 20.

The 1890s-theme play will be staged at the The Nelson Street Theatre, 102 S. Nelson St. The curtain goes up at 8 p.m. nightly, with the theatre doors opening at 7:17 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10 (adults) or $5 (seniors and students).

Popcorn will be available for eating and for throwing at the performers.

• Trivia night

The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 North Main St., will host a Trivia Night starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.

• Summer Off The Patio

The Summer Off The Patio hosts Jerry Serrano, Thursday, July 12. The free concert series is held every other Thursday at the Annie Riggs Memorial Museum at 301 S Main S. in downtown. It has posted its best attendance in the history of the series this year.

Each concert is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and typically runs to 9 p.m.

• Fort Stockton Farmer's Market:

The Fort Stockton Farmer's Market is back for its second year and will be held every Saturday in the Ace Hardware parking lot at 2100 W. Dickinson Blvd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If interested in having a booth you must bring your own tables and chairs. A canopy is suggested but not required. Vendor fee is $5 for each time you participate, and a form must be filled out describing what you're selling.

If you’re selling food that needs refrigeration, you need a food license. For more information or to see the cottage food laws, visit facebook.com/fortstocktonfarmer/.

• Live At Zero Stone

The Live at Zero Stone is another free concert series held every other Friday at Zero Stone Park, which is adjacent to the Pecos County Courthouse. The concert series begins Friday, June 8 from 7 to 9 p.m.

The next show will be Friday, July 20 with Marco Mendoza

• Midland College WRTTC DQ Karaoke:

Midland College Recruiter and Student Advisor Andres Madrid will be setting up a canopy at the local Dairy Queen at 408 W. Dickinson Blvd. every Tuesday evening in the month of June from 6 to 10 p.m. The canopy will have information and karaoke for those who feel like showing off their singing abilities.