Do Something!

Your guide to local places to go and things to do!

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If you have an event for our Do Something! listing, please e-mail to steve.fountain@fortstocktonpioneer.com.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Friday, Oct. 19

• Fort Stockton High School Homecoming tailgate, King and Queen and football game: The tailgate parties start at 5 p.m. in the parking lot at Panther Stadium. The King and Queen will be named in a pre-game ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff for the football game against Monahans will be at 7 p.m.

• “Enchanted Bookshop” at the Fort Stockton Community Theatre: The play, starring 26 Fort Stockton young people, tells the story of how the fictional characters from the books in the store come alive after hours to help Margie, the owner of the bookstore, save the store. Tickets will be available at the door for $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens (65+) and students. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., performance starts at 8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20

• The annual CCE (Congregation for Catholic Education) Halloween Carnival will be held at the Pecos County Coliseum – 1547 Airport Dr Fort Stockton from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Activities include Bingo, confetti eggs, and more There will be a costume contest beginning at 7:15 p.m. (no scary costumes). The CCE event will be serving menudo, burritos, nachos, hamburgers and more.

• A benefit is being held for Elva Lujan at Desert Pines Golf Club House, 1572 Blaine McCallister Loop in Fort Stockton, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is a $10 door donation. Dinner plates of tacos de disco, or pork shoulder tacos, rice and beans will be sold for $10. DJ Kenny Johnson will be performing from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will be a raffle, cake walk and more.

• The Soap Boxers of Austin will be performing at The Garage Coffee, Music & More. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with concert starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 per ticket, children under age seven get in free.

• “Enchanted Bookshop” at the Fort Stockton Community Theatre: The play, starring 26 Fort Stockton young people, tells the story of how the fictional characters from the books in the store come alive after hours to help Margie, the owner of the bookstore, save the store. Tickets will be available at the door for $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens (65+) and students. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., performance starts at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 21

• “Enchanted Bookshop” at the Fort Stockton Community Theatre: The play, starring 26 Fort Stockton young people, tells the story of how the fictional characters from the books in the store come alive after hours to help Margie, the owner of the bookstore, save the store. Tickets will be available at the door for $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens (65+) and students. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., performance starts at 2 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• The Keep Historic Fort Stockton Beautiful board is hosting its first annual Halloween Carnival downtown on Main St. There will be a recyclable fashion show at Zero Stone Park with cash prizes, pumpkin painting on the porch of the Annie Riggs Museum, food vendors, haunted house, garage sale, carnival games and more. Event will begin with at 3 p.m. with a parade starting at Paisano Pete.

• Marfa Live Arts and Starlight Entertainment present All About Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis by El Paso playwright Camilla Carr at 7 p.m. at the Crowley Theater, 98 S. Austin St., in Marfa. Reserve your free tickets today to by visiting: www.marfalivearts.org/

Saturday, Nov. 3

• First Baptist Church annual Lord’s Acre Traditional Thanksgiving Meal, both dine-in and take-out. There will be a live auction, silent auction and the annual country store. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. inside the First Baptist Church FLC (Family Life Center) at 401 N Gillis.

Tuesday Nov. 6

• The Shrine Circus will be at the Pecos County Coliseum – 1547 Airport Dr Fort Stockton at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $14 for children ages 12 and under.

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