This week is loaded with things to do in and around San Angelo. There is a Clown Convention, Festivals with live music, National Museum Day, the annual Play it Again Concert, a Gun & Knife show, Sporting Clay Shoot, plus a lot more!

Support the Lake View Chieftain Band at Freddy's Steakburgers this Tuesday, Sept 20th from 5-8 pm. Mention the Lake View Band when you order and 15% will benefit the band.

The Irion County Exes' Extravaganza features washer & horseshoe tournaments, Open Mic, a Dance with Pushwater, and more this Saturday, Sept. 24th at the Community Center & Show Barn. Get more information on Facebook by searching Irion County Exes' Extravaganza.

The Texas Clown Convention is being held this Wed. - Sat., Sept. 21st - Sept. 24th and the public is invited to participate. This Wed. the 21st “Walk With the Doc” (and the clowns). Meet at the gazebo across from The McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive at 5:30 pm. Dr. Blanc from SACMC will share just how and why laughter is good for your heart! Thurs. Sept. 22nd there will be Performance competition in the McNease Convention Center at 8:30 p.m. Friday Sept. 23 Skit competition, McNease Convention Center, 4:00 p.m. Saturday Sept. 24 Parade competition at the McNease Center, 11:00 a.m.

“Bring the family to enjoy another 'Downtown Movie Night' this Friday, Sept. 23rd starting at 9:00 PM in the parking lot between the Cactus Hotel and Miss Hattie's Cafe. The featured movie this week is  'LaBamba' and admission is free. Bring your own chairs. Hotdogs, popcorn and soft drinks will be available.

This Saturday, Sep 24 is National Museum Day which means you get a Free day at museums in San Angelo including:
Fort Concho, 630 S. Oakes, 10am - 3pm
The Railway Museum, 703 S. Chadbourne, 10am - 4pm
Nature Center, 7409 Knickerbocker Road, 325-942-0121
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love Street, 325-653-3333
Miss Hattie's Bordello, 18 1/2 E. Concho Street, 325-653-0112

The Central High School band is hosting their 'Rockin' River Run' this Saturday, Sept. 24th along the Concho River. It's a timed 10K, 5K, and mile run. The first 100 registered runners get a free t-shirt. Registration is underway at, search under San Angelo.

Reality TV Stars from Counting Cars, Classic Cars, Chili, & Mark McKinney will all be at Ruckus at the Rec Camp this Saturday, the 24th. The 43rd annual Chili Cookoff is from 8-3, Car & Motorcycle Show from 3-7, and Mark McKinney in concert at 8 pm. For more information, got to Ruckus at the Rec Camp's Facebook page.

The San Angelo Lily Fest  is being held this Saturday, the 24th from 9 am - 2 pm at Civic League Park. You will see more waterlilies on display in San Angelo than at any other Botanical Garden anywhere in the United States. There will be tours, seminars, & a plant sale along with entertainment. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 655-4136.

The 4th Women's Gathering at the San Angelo Cowboy Church will be this Saturday, the 24th featuring Champion Barrel Racer Britany Diaz, Hall of Fame Song Writer Norma Jean, great food and more for just $10.00 per person. For more information, go to

The Immaculate Conception Church's Fall Festival is this Sunday, Sept. 25th in Knickerbocker. Brisket & Sausage plates will be served from 11-2. There is a live auction, washer pitching, raffle, bingo, country store, and music from the Old Hat Band. Lunch is $10 per plate, $8.00 for 12 and under.

This Sunday, the 25th you are invited to enjoy the Play it Again concert at the Art Museum beginning at 2 pm. The Play It Again concert features the West Texas Jazz Orchestra made up of area high school and junior high band directors, Angelo State University music professors and other musicians. Music featured during the performance will be popular big band and jazz music. The concert is open to all ages and you are invited to dance or just listen and enjoy the music. For ticket information, call 653-3333.

Check out the Silver Spur Gun & Blade Show being held in the San Angelo Coliseum this Saturday and Sunday. This is a great opportunity to buy, sell, and trade. Hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and admission is just $5.

The 3rd annual Sonrisas Sporting Clay Shoot will support a new military veteran riding program, along with children & adult riding programs this Saturday, Sept. 24th. You can shoot, sponsor a military team and more by going to

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