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First Fridays in Downtown Aledo

June 17, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/01/2011 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Press Release – June 1, 2011
City of Aledo and the Aledo Economic Development Corporation
Aledo, TX
817-441-7016

First Fridays in Downtown Aledo!

Shop and enjoy great food; bring your lawn chair, relax and listen to great music from Parker County artists! Bounce houses, face painting, animal balloons and so much more! Do not miss the Free Summer Concert Series. FUN! FUN! FUN!

Mark your calendar for Aledo’s First Friday event on July 1st and August 5th in Aledo’s Downtown Business District! Various Downtown merchants as well as North and South Aledo businesses will be open until 9:30 PM.

The Concerts will be set up on Elm Street on the east side of Aledo First Baptist Church in the Downtown District.

Singer, Katy Keenie, will perform at 7 PM on Friday, July 1, 2011. Ms. Keenie states, “I learned what working hard for so many years can get you,” she says of the drive that would later jump-start her musical dreams. Katy turned to artists like Faith Hill, Lee Ann Womack and Alison Krauss for inspiration. Ms. Keenie will include a variety of patriotic songs in honor of Independence Day. Katy’s trio includes herself, an amazing lead guitar player and percussion drums to bring out the dancer in everyone!

An awesome fireworks show is scheduled to begin at dark to conclude the evening's events.

Looking to round out the summer on August 5, the Clear Fork Jazz Band will begin at 7 PM.

Restaurants including the Aledo Diner, Jorges Mexican Restaurant, The Bake Shoppe, Subway, Joe’s Pizza and Pasta, Sonic, and Aledo Tacqueria will be open until 9:30. Follow dinner with fabulous ice cream at Scoop Me on Old Annetta Rd next to the Aledo Community Center. Food booths will also be set up in the concert area.
(Since various businesses, restaurants and vendors will be providing food until 9:30 PM for First Fridays; coolers, outside beverages and food are not allowed.)

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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