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There's something for everyone at the Texas Renaissance Festival
TODD MISSION - This is the 40th year of the Texas Renaissance Festival and, despite going every year, Iím still discovering new things with every trip. The Texas Ren Fair is huge, with fairgrounds set on a 55-acre plot of land that accommodates 200 daily performances and 400 shops amid its stately trees. During this trip, our focus was on watching many of the shows before the crowds started flowing in. These are just a few of the performances we saw and why they are definitely worth checking out. Ded Bob Show This show has been a must-see for years. Ded Bob is a funny little skeleton who torments the audience if they break his three simple rules. Itís a light-hearted routine that stars Bob, his attendant Smuj and three volunteers from the audience. The show hasnít changed much over the...
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That's Entertainment
CONCERT CONNECTION
Oct. 23 Ryan Adams will perform at 8 p.m. tonight at Moody Theater in Austin. Oct. 26 Meiko will perform at 8:15 p.m. Sunday at Stubbís BBQ in Austin. Oct. 31 The Revivalists will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Emoís in Austin. Nov. 1 Duran Duran will perform at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Moody Theater in Austin. Nov. 8 Dinosaur Jr., Meat Puppets and Cass McCombs will perform at 9:45 p.m. Nov. 8 at Moody Theater in Austin. Nov. 11 Merle Haggard will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 11 at Moody Theater in Austin. Nov. 13 Cory Morrow will perform at 9 p.m. Nov. 13 at Moody Theater in Austin. Nov. 14 Patty Griffin will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at Moody Theater in Austin. Nov. 15 Method Man & Redman will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Emoís in Austin. Primus will perform at 8 p...
 
Calendar of Events
Fort Hood Calendar of Events
Oct. 24 Operation Rising Star Operation Rising Star will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Phantom Warrior Center Ballroom. Cash prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners. The top six vocalists will be invited to the nationally televised Armywide finals in San Antonio. There will be a $200 cash prize to the unit that shows the most spirit. Participants must be at least 18 and up and be a DoD ID cardholder. To register, call 287-6116 or stop by the Fort Hood BOSS headquarters, Bldg. 9212, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Retiree Appreciation Day Fort Hoodís 40th annual Retiree Appreciation day kicks off Oct. 31. There are various activites going on around post for military retirees. The opening ceremony will be at 9 a.m. ...
 
Across Central Texas
What's going on across central Texas
Night at the Museum The Bell County Museum, in conjunction with students from the American Marketing Association chapter at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, will be hosting the second annual Night at the Museum today. The purpose for Night at the Museum is to provide a free, fun and educational way for the children of Bell County to celebrate Halloween. Students in attendance are encouraged to test-run their costumes and join us for different tricks and treats. The night will consist of a scavenger hunt, costume contests and educational stories from different historical characters like Dust Bowl farmers, George Washington and Native Americans. For more information, call the museum at 933-5243 or go to www.bellcountymuseum.org. AUSTIN Austin Steam Train The 66-mile round tr...
 
 
 
Traveling Soldier
There's something for everyone at the Texas Renaissance Festival
TODD MISSION - This is the 40th year of the Texas Renaissance Festival and, despite going every year, Iím still discovering new things with every trip. The Texas Ren Fair is huge, with fairgrounds set on a 55-acre plot of land that accommodates 200 daily performances and 400 shops amid its stately trees. During this trip, our focus was on watching many of the shows before the crowds started flowing in. These are just a few of the performances we saw and why they are definitely worth checking out. Ded Bob Show This show has been a must-see for years. Ded Bob is a funny little skeleton who torments the audience if they break his three simple rules. Itís a light-hearted routine that stars Bob, his attendant Smuj and three volunteers from the audience. The show hasnít changed much over the...
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