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Weatherford College master pianist Dr. Hyeyoung Song will pair up with Swang Lin, associate concertmaster of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, for a piano and violin concert Friday, Nov. 6, in the Alkek Fine Arts Center.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be available to stream online at a later date, to be announced. Masks and social distancing protocols will be in place.
The evening will be a celebration of the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven and will include works by Dvorak and Wieniawski as well as those from Beethoven himself, who was born on or about Dec. 16, 1770, in Bonn, Germany. The world-famous composer and pianist is widely considered to be one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time.
Trinity Christian Academy will host its ninth annual TCA Gift Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at 4954 E. I-20 Service Road South in Willow Park.
More than 10,000 square feet of shopping space and lots of vendors, photo opportunities, music from the TCA Choir, door prizes, and food trucks will be featured.
Aisles will be wider this year to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. Admission is free.
For more information, call Trinity Christian Academy at 817-441-5897.
Friends and neighbors will hold a 2.6-mile walk at 12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, to benefit Aiden Yielding, a 14-year-old student at Aledo Middle School who has been diagnosed with Leukemia. Aiden is receiving chemotherapy treatments at Cook Children’s Medical Center. The family received nationwide attention when videos of Aiden’s father, Chuck, dancing in the hospital parking lot for Aiden’s enjoyment, went viral. Only one family member is allowed in the room with Aiden, and since his mother, Lori, works…Find out more »
The public is invited to Weatherford College’s annual Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Ed Kramer Veterans Flag Plaza adjacent to the Academic Building on the Weatherford campus.
The WC Jazz Orchestra will begin performing at 10:30 a.m. as the public gathers, and the official ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m.
WC student veterans will present the flags, the WC choir will perform and Hunter Burt will play the bagpipes as a wreath is presented in remembrance of deceased veterans. The event will end with the playing of “Taps.”
Due to COVID-19, this year’s program will be shorter than in the past and will occur weather permitting since it cannot be moved inside.
Visitor parking is available in the north Lot adjacent to the Doss Student Center.
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The Aledo Educational Foundation will present its second annual Bearcat Blast Clay Shoot from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at Defenders Outdoor Clay Sports Ranch, 8270 Aledo Road, Fort Worth.
Event sponsorships are available ranging from $250 to $2,500.
To register, visit aledoef.org. For more information, email .
Aledo United Methodist Church and Stephen Ministers will host a Service of Hope at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the chapel at 100 Pecan Drive in Aledo.
The Service of hope is for people “to gather together, to remember loved ones who have died, and to embrace the hope that is ours through Jesus Christ.”
Those in attendance will sit in family groups, appropriately distanced, and all who attend are asked to wear a mask. All are welcome.
For more information, email or call 817-441-8329.
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The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas on the Square from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Weatherford downtown square. The event features a holiday market and vendors.
The chamber will following the Texas State Governor's Guidelines closely and will take extra precautions to help against the spread of COVID-19. There will not be a children's activity area as in the past due to restrictions.
The day will conclude with the Weatherford Lights the Night Parade beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.weatherford-chamber.com/chamber-events/christmas-on-the-square.html.
The Summit in Aledo will host “Journey to the Manger,” a drive-thru Christmas experience, from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at 111 Maverick St. in Aledo.
The church said it will be a fun, free, socially-distanced event that will allow visitors to experience the Christmas story.
Parker County CASA (Court Appointed Child Advocates) will host a drive-thru Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 4941 I-20 Service Road in Willow Park.
CASA offers a breakfast bag, a toy, and a craft to go. Children are encouraged to drop letters to Santa in Santa’s mailbox. People may also take their own socially-distanced photos with Santa and his sleigh.
Jingle, Jangle, and Buddy the Elf will be on location twisting balloons.
Cost is $10 per carload. For more information, call 817-599-6224.
The Klassy Kloggers will offer free beginner clogging lessons at 5:45 p.m. each Monday beginning Jan. 11 at the Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford. You do not have to perform if you do not wish to.
To sign up for lessons, call Instructor/Director Shirley Anderson at 254-246-1972 or just show up.