Shiner Catholic Church Spring Picnic features new event
May 25, 2012 at 12:25 a.m.
Shiner Catholic Church will hold its 26th annual spring picnic Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Park, 102 S. Avenue G, Shiner.
The weekend kicks off with a new event on Saturday, the Sunset 5K Run. Entry fee is $30. The race will begin at 6:30 p.m.
In addition to the 5K run/walk, the event will feature a 10K run, and a kids run/walk for ages 10 and under.
For more information, call 361-772-8831.
Outside music will feature Los Kolaches from 6-10 p.m. The historic beer stand will be open with refreshments and food.
A motorcycle run will be held Sunday with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 per driver and $15 per passenger. Call 361-772-7614 for more information.
A dinner of stew, fried chicken, sausage and all the trimmings will be served in the KC hall from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $8 per plate.
Plates to go will be available at the Shiner American Legion Hall, 3081 alternate U.S. Highway 90 E., from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
A memorial tribute to veterans will be at 11:45 a.m.
Free music in the air-conditioned hall includes accordion music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Shiner Hobo Band from 2 to 4 p.m. and a battle dance with Leroy's Swinging Orchestra and Chris Rybak Band from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
There will also be music outside the beer stand from 4 to 7 p.m. by Lorelei and Schatzi and then classic top hits by Vic and Bev outside the bingo pavilion from 7 to 11 p.m. The Emotions and Granger Smith will be featured inside the hall from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Throughout the day Sunday, there will be a big country auction, country store, hamburgers, hot dogs, cake and plant wheels, bingo, arts and crafts and games for children.
The auction includes a quilt by Janie Cimrhanzl that incorporates T-shirts from the 25 previous spring picnics.
A basketball signed by the San Antonio Spurs is also a part of the auction.
For more information, call 361-594-3836.