The EVENT is slated for April 26

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Get your dancing and shopping shoes on—THE EVENT is returning to down town Hearne. On April 26 beginning a 11 am, this year’s festivities, benefiting the Boys and Girls Club, will feature lots of food and fun on Magnolia and 4th Streets in the heart of downtown.

The Magnolia Street Vendors Market with unique, one of kind things to buy and lots of food to eat will open at 11 am. A full afternoon and evening of entertainment with singers, dancers, bands and a magic man—Ben Jackson of Houston—begins a noon.

Some entertainment highlights include soloists Doug White and Mike Mathis Sr., the Alyssa Allen Band, the Rhythm Rockers line dance team from College Station, the Spignerettes of Calvert, the Brazos Valley Band for those who like it big and brassy, the magic of Ben Jackson, singers Pricilla Siegert and Lisa Yezak, and featured entertainer Diamond Plate, the band that will rock you all the way to 10 pm.

The Casino opens at 5:30 for three hours of gaming for prizes. The Kids Zone with inflatables and animals from Franklin Safari will be open for kids throughout the EVENT. Admission is $1.
Debbie Fatheree will have pets to adopt and Robertson County Vet Services is selling rabies vaccinations from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Food vendors will have lots of good eats for sale with drink stands on every corner. There might even be a dunking booth. Admission is free thanks to underwriter Union Pacific and main sponsors Sanderson Farms, the Robertson County elected officials, Stoney’s, Robertson County Newspaper, Edward Jones Investments, Luminant Energy, Robertson County Veterinary Services, and First Step Learning.

There’s something for everyone.

Melissa Freeman | Robertson County News

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