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Events from the City of Aledo.

36th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

November 27, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

Coupled with Christmas Tyme in Aledo is the 36th annual Arts & Crafts Fair.
Local merchants will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Aledo
Community Center.
Tables may still be reserved through Dec. 2, but are available on a limited basis. Call the City of Aledo at 817-441-7016 to reserve a spot.

Christmas Tyme in Aledo

November 27, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The City of Aledo will host the 13th annual Christmas Tyme in Aledo from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, in Historic Downtown Aledo. The event will feature holiday staples such as Christmas characters, hot chocolate and treats, live performances and horse-drawn carriage rides. Santa will arrive at the time of the Christmas tree lighting, 6 p.m., at the Community Center.

First Friday

July 16, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

First FridayAledo’s First Friday celebration will feature the music of Zach Edwards when the “Dog Daze of Summer Fun Fest” moves to the Aledo Church of Christ from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Activities include shopping, food trucks, water slides, archery, tile art, an exotic animal exhibit, dunk tank, watermelon eating contest, dino dig and #18 Interstate Batteries NASCAR Sprint Cup.

First Fridays in Downtown Aledo

May 22, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/07/2013 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

The City of Aledo and the Aledo Economic Development Corporation will host the start of the third annual summer's First Fridays in Historic Downtown Aledo from 6-10 p.m. Friday, June 7. A Fireworks Extravaganza is planned for June 7, along with live music by Katy Keenie, vendor booths, food and entertainment in the downtown area of Aledo. For more information, or to submit a vendor application, visit www.aledo-texas.com or email Community Events Planner Lori Wedgeworth at lori.wedgeworth@aledo-texas.com.

Aledo's 50th

April 17, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The City of Aledo's 50th Year Anniversary Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Community Center.

Circus in Aledo

February 19, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/26/2013 (All day)

Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, the first circus to visit Aledo, will hold two shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 in Bearcat Park. The city wanted an old-fashioned, big top circus for the event.

Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 2-12. Tickets are available at Aledo City Hall, the East Parker County Library, the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce and the 4-H Administration Building. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $12 for adults and $7 for children. Proceeds from the event support Aledo 4-H.

Tina Stevens, the food and nutrition leader for Aledo 4-H, said 175 tickets will be handed out for free to economically disadvantaged students as determined by Aledo ISD. She said she still needs help providing free adult tickets for the children's parents. Businesses or individuals interested in sponsoring adult tickets may contact City Hall.

Circus events include high wire stunts and animal acts with lions, tigers, bird and dogs. Games, a bouncy house and pony rides are also available. For more information, call Aledo City Hall at 817-441-7016.

First circus in Aledo

February 19, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/26/2013 - 5:00pm

Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, the first circus to visit Aledo, will hold two shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 in Bearcat Park.

Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 2-12. Tickets are available at Aledo City Hall, the East Parker County Library, the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce and the 4-H Administration Building. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $12 for adults and $7 for children. Proceeds from the event support Aledo 4-H.

Circus events include high wire stunts and animal acts with lions, tigers, bird and dogs. Games, a bouncy house and pony rides are also available. For more information, call Aledo City Hall at 817-441-7016.

Aledo Chili Supper

January 1, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The annual Aledo Chili Supper, Silent Auction and Style Show will run from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, across from City Hall. Tickets are $5 per adult and $3 per child 8 and under. Tickets may be purchased at Aledo City Hall, East Parker County Library or the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds go to benefit the Aledo Community Center to help keep rental fees low.

Arts & Crafts Fair

November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

The City of Aledo and the Aledo Economic Development Corporation proudly present the 35th annual Arts & Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Aledo Community Center.

Christmas Tyme

November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The City of Aledo and the Aledo Economic Development Corporation will present the 12th annual Christmas Tyme in Aledo from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 in downtown Aledo. Events will begin at the Aledo Community Center with the arrival of Santa on a fire truck at approximately 6 p.m. to light the Christmas tree, followed by photographs with the children.
The streets will be filled with the sound of music from live bands and choirs, which can be heard throughout the Historic Downtown area. Also, this event is spotlighted by the popular horse drawn wagon rides from 6-9 p.m. with Christmas treats and delicious food.
Maverick Street, from FM 1187 to Old Annetta Road and a section of Oak Street, from Elm to Mesquite, will be blocked off allowing only wagon and pedestrian traffic.
Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall emphasizes that “Christmas Tyme in Aledo is a family affair for the entire community, and the City of Aledo invites its residents and all visitors to enjoy a fun-filled day with all the activities. Don’t forget to stop by the Aledo Community Center for the annual Arts and Crafts Fair.”

Sports Calendar

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.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cleburne at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Mansfield Tournament; times TBA

Friday, February 19

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson HS Tournament; All day

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

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 20

  • AHS Varsity vs. Abilene/Weatherford Scrimmage at Weatherford; times TBA

  • AHS vs. Weatherford Scrimmage at AHS;

    JV- 3 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

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