Friday, July 1, 2016

What the Butlers are Doing This Week : July 2nd -July 9th

I'm so excited to announce that I've joined The Abilene Post. I'll be writing a weekly family post, The Butlers Do, set to publish every Saturday. You can see my first post here - The Butlers Do: Swimming Lessons. (Available Saturday morning at 8am!)

I'll be highlighting local family friendly activities, events and places right here. I'm hoping this will be an easy way for families to check out local, Abilene, Texas events.

{SATURDAY July 2nd}

Abilene Farmers Market 7-12 AM
Guided Nature Hike Fort Griffin State Historic Site - 9 AM
Horns and Tales Longhorn program at Fort Griffin State Historic Site  2 PM
Clyde's Festival by the Lake music 12PM - fireworks 10 PM

Stars and Skies of Texas - Fort Griffin 9:30 PM

{SUNDAY July 3rd}

Beltway Family Movie Night - Star Wars Force Awakens - South Campus / Inside Out - North Campus 6:30 PM 

WesTex Connect Fireworks Show - Elmdale Airpark (live music) 3:00 PM (fireworks) 10:00 PM
call the hotline for more info and tickets 325-794-1717

{MONDAY July 4th}

{TUESDAY July 5th}

Abilene Farmers Market 7-12 AM
The Grace Kinder Camp 9:00 AM
Library: Toddler Time (Mockingbird)- 10:45 AM
Library: Preschool time (Main) - 10:45 AM
Library: Abilene Kennel club (school ages) (Main)- 3:00 PM
Library: Zoo day (South) 4:00 PM
Library: Anime Club (ages 13-25)  (Main)- 6:30 PM
Kids eat $.99 at Blue Sky - (attached outdoor playground) starting at 5 PM 

{WEDNESDAY July 6th}

{THURSDAY July 7th}

Abilene Farmers Market 7-12 AM
The Grace Tot Spot 9:30 AM
Library baby steps (Main) - 10:15 AM
 Library stories in the park - sports 10:45 AM
Library preschool storytime (mockingbird) 10:45 AM
Library lapsit stories (main) 11 AM
Library Make n take dinosaur sun catchers (mockingbird) 4:00 PM
Library family fun dinosaurs (south) 4:00 PM
Library collective commas writing club (ages 10-17) (Main) 4:30 PM
The Grace - Free admission 5-8 PM

{FRIDAY July 8th}

The Grace Tot Spot 9:30 AM

{SATURDAY July 9th}

Abilene Farmers Market 7-12 AM

Abilene Zoo 50th Anniversary/Abilene Zoo MusicFest    - kids (3-12yrs) admission 10 cents
-bounce house
-twiga giraffe mascot
-free cupcakes to first 500 people

Buffalo Gap Historic Village - Chautauqua Series - free admission village 11 AM
Horns and Tales Longhorn program at Fort Griffin State Historic Site  2 PM

-Everyday favorites

* Location times and places are subject to change, please verify with the event venue*
-If you know of local events you would like to add, please email me at:


  1. Great list of activities! You should do them all so you can blog about them!

  2. And congrats on your new weekly column in The Abilene Post! I look forward to reading it.