Homecoming game moved, Exes’ lunch still Oct. 23Due to scheduling conflicts, Mi la no’s home c om i ng football game and annual Exes Reunion will be on separate weekends. The football game is now set for Friday, Sept. 10 and will include the crowning of the 2010 MHS homecoming queen. However, the Ex-Students Association will hold its annual reunion and luncheon on the originally scheduled date of Saturday, Oct. 23.
A barbecue meal by The Crossing will be served at noon in the high school cafeteria for $10 a plate. Items are also being sought for live and silent auctions. Published author and Milano alum Ann Hashem Kraft, class of 1988, will hold a book signing at the Oct. 23 event. She has written a book, The Opera Ghost Lives, and will be attending the Exes’ homecoming for a book-signing/ book sale. It will sell for $15.95 plus tax for the paperback. Her book is a sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux.
The Milano Opry will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Milano High School auditorium with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show to start at 7. Headliners for this month include Dennis Ivey of Crockett, Sally Carlson of Geronimo and Minnie and Ella Jordan of Elgin.
Milano ISD was to hold its district wide open house at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, followed by the annual “Meet the Eagles” pep rally and cake auction at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
School bells will ring for Milano students on Monday, Aug. 23.
The first PATCH Club meeting of the school year is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31 at the Milano Elementary School.
Milano Fall Fest is set for Saturday, Sept. 25 in downtown. Events throughout the day will include a Texas Minirod Tractor Pull, car show, tractor show, quilt show, garage sale, food booths, flint knapping, stone cutting. A Gospel Fest at the Baptist Church will feature a free Cowboy stew and cobbler meal and the Milano Senior Citizens Jamboree at the Civic Center will close out the day.
If anyone would like to have a craft booth or if they have an art to demonstrate, please call Carolyn Vinton at 512-455-2364 or 979-224-0227.
I enjoyed visiting with family and friends at the Renee’ and Jerry Vinton home on Friday evening to celebrate their son Seth’s birthday.