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Reunion fun, Miss Fort Stockton Pageant and theatre's melodrama fill local calendar

Big weekend packed with local activities!

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Reunion Festival and the Miss Fort Stockton Pageant are set for this weekend. There is much going on tied to those events, but several other events are also taking place.

Here’s a look at what is going on:

Wednesday, July 18:

• Opening Night as The Fort Stockton Community Theatre will present the 1890s melodrama “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” 8 p.m. at the Nelson Street Theatre, 102 S. Nelson Street. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Thursday, July 19:

• The Fort Stockton Community Theatre will present the 1890s melodrama “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” 8 p.m. at the Nelson Street Theatre, 102 S. Nelson Street. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Friday, July 20:

• The Live at Zero Stone concert series has Marco Mendoza on stage starting at 7 p.m. The free concert series is held at the park, which is adjacent to the Pecos County Courthouse.

• The Fort Stockton Community Theatre will have its final performance of melodrama “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” 8 p.m. at the Nelson Street Theatre, 102 S. Nelson St. $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Saturday, July 21:

• The Fort Stockton Water Carnival Association presents the 2018 Miss Fort Stockton and Miss Junior Fort Stockton Parade starting at 10 a.m. Entry forms are available at the chamber office. The parade will start on Rio Street, go down Dickinson Avenue to Main Street before ending up at the Courthouse.

• 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/.

• Reunion Festival at James Rooney Park kicks off with a Water Volleyball Tournament at 11 a.m. Teams can enter same-day, or in advance by picking up an entry for at the Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Starting at noon, the park is open for business with vendors, a live DJ and other fun and games. At 7 p.m., there will be live music from the Spasmatics and the Dirty River Boys.

• The Fort Stockton Water Carnival Association presents the 2018 Miss Fort Stockton and Miss Junior Fort Stockton pageants at the Fort Stockton High School Auditorium. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the pageant starts at 7 p.m. Tickets at $5.

Tuesday, July 24:

• Matt Baird “Unplugged” with guest appearance by Spoken, 6:30 p.m. at the Garage Coffee, Music and More. Admission is free.

• 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.

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