Wasn’t February a great month!? March will be too; Abilene has some really wonderful events coming up. Check it out!
MARCH 2, noon
The 2015 Texas Author Series presented by the Friends of the Abilene Public Library at the downtown library features Carmen Goldthwaite, Fort Worth, author of two books on Texas women. The program is free. Lunch is served at 11:45 for $5 (no reservation needed) or attendees may bring their own. Book signing and purchase available.
MARCH 10, 7:30 p.m.
The Broadway in Abilene series presents the musical “Camelot” at the Abilene Civic Center. Recount the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in this four-time Tony Award-winning show that includes the songs “If Ever I Would Leave You” and the title song “Camelot.”
800.869.1451 ￨ www.CelebrityAttractions.com
MARCH 12 – ArtWalk theme: CarWalk
A celebration of the design, muscle and nostalgia of cars will feature local car fanciers and their favorite mechanical “works of art.”
Bring the family to historic downtown where restaurants, shops, museums and galleries away you!
Hosted by the Center for Contemporary Arts
MARCH 14 – Chautauqua Learning Series
Buffalo Gap Historic Village
133 N. William St. ￨ 325.572.3365 ￨ www.buffalogap.com
MARCH 15, 5 p.m.
The 2014-15 Chamber Music Concert Series continues with Mark Ackerman, oboe.
Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest
602 Meander St. 325.677.2091 www.heavenlyrestabilene.org
MARCH 19-21, 26-28, 7:30 p.m.
MARCH 29, 2 p.m.
HSU Theatre presents “Bullies” in Van Ellis Theatre directed by Barry Smoot. Set in a present-day high school, this new musical explores the essence of bullying and the responsibility that we all have to stand together and make change. www.hsutx.edu/academics/cofa/theatredepartment
MARCH 21, 6:30 p.m.
Steppin’ Out for Memories
The western-themed dinner, dance and auction always attracts a crowd of folks Steppin’ Out to eat, dance and bid on a variety of irresistible items. This year the fabulous Almost Patsy Cline Band from Bandera, Texas, will give everyone a reason to get up and dance.
TICKETS: Individual tickets: $75. Buy a table! Call Karen Rampy at 325-672-2907.
MARCH 21, 7 p.m.
Abilene Idol Finale at the Historic Paramount Theatre.
$15/reserved; $10/general admission
Guest judge and performer is Holly Tucker, The Voice Season 4 Top 6 contestant.
For tickets: 325-673-SING (7464) or online at AbileneIdol.net.
March 28, 10 a.m.-noon
“Publish Your Fiction!” free Saturday writing workshop led by local author Scott Rasco. Hone your fiction writing skills whether you’re a true beginner or have developed something but need ideas on how to finish. www.abilenetx.com/apl/
MARCH 28 7:30 p.m. – Pucketts at the Pianos
Historic Paramount Theatre
Special concert featuring Mark, Lauren and Halle Puckett. An evening of eclectic styles of music at multiple pianos.