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It's another great week for activities and events in the Concho Valley including an art walk, a couple of pumpkin patches, a seminar on plants, bar-b-que cook-offs, benefits with live music, shopping, fall festivals, and more.

This Thurs, Oct. 15th is Art Walk Thursday in downtown San Angelo from 5-9 pm. The third Thursday of each month, numerous galleries and venues in the downtown area stay open later than normal to host Art Walk. Enjoy a variety of galleries and art exhibits, restaurants, merchants, museums, library exhibits, music venues, free trolley rides, and much more. For more information, call  (325) 655-2345.

 

The Great Pumpkin Patch is open through Halloween at the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church from 9-9 each day. There are thousands of pumpkins in all sizes for sale along with gourds, Indian corn and corn stalks. Call 944-4041 or stop by 4522 College Hills and check it out.

This Month's Lunch & Learn Seminar is coming up this Friday, October 16th with information on how to stay productive during the winter months with bulb planting, soil management, cool season annuals, and more. The cost is only $5.00 per person. Call 659-6528 or go to peopleplantconnection.org for more information.

The Sandy Lockwood Lupus Benefit will be at the Water Valley Park this Friday through Sunday, Oct 16th-18th. You can participate in the barbeque cookoff in 4 categories. Enjoy a barbeque lunch for $10.00. There will be live music from Brushfire and other great bands, silent auction, and more. Call Joe for more information at 315-0403.

Everyone is invited to the Sgt. Korby Kennedy Benefit at the Little River Club this Saturday, Oct. 17th from 11 am -1 am at 4205 South Bryant. There will be live music all day and evening, a big silent auction, pulled pork sandwich plates, bike show, live & silent auctions, gun raffles and much more. Donations are also being accepted at Crockett National Bank under the account for the Korby Kennedy Family.

The 2nd Annual Suddenlink Concho Olympics benefiting Hospice of San Angelo will be this Saturday, Oct. 17th at Bosque Park. There are tournament events featuring disc golf, horseshoe, washers, tug of war and family activities featuring a football toss, bumper ball, dunking booth and more.  To register or get more information go to  conchoolympics.com.

This Saturday, Oct. 17th you are invited to support the Family Shelter and have fun with your dog at the Pets Against Domestic Violence Walk at Kirby Park beginning at 10 am. Featured activities include a micro-chipping clinic, pet adoption, flea dipping, pet paw signing, food, and much more. Bring your family, friends, and pets for a fun time.

Every 3rd Saturday of the month (which will be this Saturday), you are invited to enjoy Cactus Market Days. The outdoor market will showcase local crafters, designers and artists offering a variety of handmade items for sale. The monthly arts and crafts fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the parking lot between the O.C. Fisher Federal Building and Tarpley Music Store, 13 E. Twohig Ave. For more information, call 325-949-6200 or 325-234-5566.

The Grape Creek Pumpkin Patch is fun for everyone. There are pumpkins for sale, bake sales, a petting zoo, a gingerbread house, and much more. Stop by Monday-Saturday from 8 am til 7 pm and Sundays from noon til 7 pm. Find out more on facebook at Grape Creek Pumpkin Patch.

The 76th annual St. Ambrose Fall Festival in Wall is this Sunday, Oct. 18th beginning at 10:30 with games, and lunch with turkey & dressing , sausage, and the trimmings served from 11 until 2. There is also bingo, a live auction, and much more.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts presents the Chamber Music Series with the next performance this Sunday, Oct. 18th at 2 pm at The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love Street. SAMFA presents the Chamber Music Series: The PEN Trio, bassoon, clarinet, oboe, from Kansas-Virginia-Florida will be performing a variety of classical woodwind music. Admission is $12 general public, $10 member, $7 student, senior & military.