Feb 28 Wednesday
Join us for the Region 14's 20th Annual Autism Extravaganza! We will start our day with Speech-Language Pathologist Sherry Sancibrian as she talks about autism and the most recent brain research. Before we break for lunch, we will hear from an all autistic panel about their experiences. After lunch (on your own), we will end our day with Dr. Kerry Magro as he presents: From Nonverbal to Motivational Speaker. We will also host a Resource Fair throughout the day. (Resource Fair runs from 8:00am-4pm. Event will start at 8:30am)This event will be held in the Hunter Welcome Center on the campus of Abilene Christian University. A community resource fair will open at 8:00am and close at 4pm.**pending TSHA CEs for Speech-Language Pathologists (must attend entire day for credit)** Entire event is FREE for all including community members. If you need a certificate of attendance, please register at www.esc14.net through our PITStop system. If you do not need a certificate, please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 325-675-8636
Feb 29 Thursday
Rather than lean on destiny for direction, Blue October invents and inhabits a future all their own. The platinum-certified alternative quartet from Houston, TX—Justin Furstenfeld [vocals, guitar, songwriter], Jeremy Furstenfeld [drums], Ryan Delahoussaye [violin, mandolin, piano], and Matt Noveskey [bass]—consistently evolves with an outlier perspective. For their eleventh studio album and first double-LP, Spinning The Truth Around: Part I & II, Blue October unlocks another creative renaissance.
Mar 02 Saturday
The National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature hosts a Family Fun Saturday every weekend, from 10am to 1pm. Join the NCCIL gallery in the art studio for fun family art projects.
Every year on March 2nd, Frontier Texas celebrates Texas Independence Day with “A Toast to Texas.” This year, as the museum continues to raise funds for their Facility Expansion Campaign, they have invited the talented, Emmy-nominated actor, Barry Corbin to help celebrate the evening with a one-man show, An Evening with Barry Corbin. The fundraiser will include drinks, appetizers, and the official “Toast to Texas. The event will take place at the 201 Mesquite Event Venue located at 201 Mesquite Street, Abilene, TX 79601. The doors open at 6 pm and Barry’s performance will start at 7 pm.
$85 Group Admission Tickets (Group of 8 or more, cost is per person)$90 Early Bird Special Individual Ticket (Sold through February 9th)$100 Regular Admission (Starting February 10th)
Every year on March 2nd, we celebrate Texas Independence Day with “A Toast to Texas.” This year, as we continue to raise funds for our Facility Expansion Campaign, we have invited the talented, Emmy-nominated actor, Barry Corbin to help celebrate the evening with a one-man show about Texas Independence. The night will include drinks, appetizers, and a performance by Barry Corbin.
Mar 07 Thursday
Have you ever dreamed of going on an epic pirate adventure and discovering a buried treasure? Cirque Italia is giving you the opportunity to come along on this thrilling quest in their BRAND-NEW production! Don’t miss out on your chance to join us in ABILENE, TX for performances March 7-10!Cirque Italia has sought to bring a high-class experience to audiences all over the United States since its inception in 2012. This year will be no exception as we take you on an exhilarating expedition in search of a pirate’s booty! The story begins with our Ringmaster “Clown Rafinha” fishing when he unexpectedly catches a bottle with a treasure map stuffed inside. His ensuing journey takes the audience through storms on the high seas, dreams of angelic aerialists, pirate fights, and more. You will see swashbucklers balancing upside down on a rum barrel, juggling knives, and even one having a run-in with a mermaid. Your jaws will be dropped and you will be hanging on the edge of your seats with our suspenseful Crossbow act and our dangerous Wheel of Death performances. Try not to flinch and look away if you don’t want to miss any of the excitement! Will Clown Rafinha finally defeat the other pirates who are after his treasure and claim it for himself? You’ll have to see our show for yourself to find out!Manuel Rebecchi, president and owner of Cirque Italia is tremendously proud of his circus heritage and feels extremely privileged to be able to share it with you in such a fun and memorable way. Cirque Italia continues to contribute to the modernization of the performing arts and the circus industry by abiding by a strict animal-free policy.Tickets may be purchased through our website (cirqueitalia.com/tickets) or by phone: (941) 704-8572. We also respond to text messages.
For more information, visit www.cirqueitalia.com and make sure to check all our social media accounts. When: March 7th – 10th, 2024Where: 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606At: Mall of Abilene in the parking lot— Under the stunning White & Blue Big Top Tent
• March 7 – Thursday: 7:30pm• March 8 – Friday: 7:30pm• March 9 – Saturday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm• March 10 - Sunday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm
Box office hours:The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show.Days with no scheduled shows: 10am – 6pmDays with scheduled shows: 10am – 9pm
Mar 08 Friday
PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES:THE GOONIESMarch 8-9 at 7:30pmMarch 9 at 2:00pm (Closed Captioned)
A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.
1985 | Adventure/Comedy | 1 hour and 54 minutes | PG
TICKETS ARE $7 FOR ADULTS and $6 FOR STUDENTS, SENIORS (60+), MILITARY, and CHILDREN.
Mar 09 Saturday