A bass fishing tournament is slated Saturday Oct. 8, at Lake Amistad in Del Rio to benefit Marcus and Mariah Galindo. The Galindos are La Pryor siblings who were recently diagnosed with Krabbe disease, a rare and often fatal degenerative disorder. Marcus, 7, and Mariah, 5, are the son and daughter of Amy and Marcus Galindo Sr.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House will see its first look at Ken Ludwig’s “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes’ Mystery” at the 125 Years at the Opera House fundraiser. Rosie Whisenant, opera house manager and “Baskerville” director, has begun play rehearsals and the cast list has been announced.
Uvalde native and Lubbock photographer Dominique Lamontagne Harmon, who is the daughter of Barbara and Leo Lamontagne of Leakey and owner of Captivated Images in Lubbock, was named an International Platinum Medalist Photographer of the Year during Professional Photographers of America’s 2016 International Photographic Competition. Harmon’s work will be on display at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio Jan 8-10, 2017.
On Wednesday, Martha Jane “MJ” Wofford will be performing at El Progreso Memorial Library. Wofford, a former high school and college English teacher, will be presenting the poetry works of the late Elizabeth Barrett-Browning.