Family fun part of Fiesta event

first_img Local NewsEntertainment Family fun part of Fiesta event Southern Style Potato SaladSlap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleSummer Spaghetti SaladPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay By admin – April 27, 2018 WhatsApp Fiesta West TexasSea lions, pro wrestlers, country music, Tejano music and, of course, cars, are all part of the Garriga Law Firm’s 22nd annual Fiesta West Texas, a family-centered event to celebrate Hispanic culture.The annual blowout begins at 5 p.m. May 4 and noon May 5-6 at the Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway.Activities include live entertainment, nightly concerts, carnival rides and games, a parade, horse team roping, goat roping, bull riding, a washer tournament, food, exhibits, contests and more.Festivities are on the weekend of Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Pinterest Previous articleFlowers, food highlight Ellen Noël eventNext articleFamily nature festival admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Erica Lane part of Fandango celebration WhatsApp Midessa Music Fest is in July Kevin Fowler is part of the country music lineup during Fiesta West Texas. The annual Fiesta West Texas has always included music and cars and games but this year will also have the Human Rocket Man and the Sea Lion Splash as an attraction for younger audiences.Also, Lucha Libre professional Mexican luchadores; X Metal BMX Riders, a team extreme stunt show featuring various motorcycles and the Globe of Death; and two interactive animal shows, Sea Lion Splash Show and Nerger’s Tigers (Bengal/Siberian tigers) are scheduled attractions.The Fiesta Car Show is an indoor and outdoor car show with lowriders, classic cars, muscle cars, custom cars, trucks and bikes, and will be on view throughout the weekend. Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded. For more information on the car show, call Joel with Exotic Suspensions at 339-1168 or 664-2104.The Miss Chiquitita 2018 pageant for girls, ages 1-10, is scheduled May 5. For more information, call 425-0972.The following music artists have been scheduled to perform.May 4: Country Fest featuring Wade Bowen, Kevin Fowler, Mike Ryan and Grant Gilbert. Tickets are $20 in advance.May 5: Go Tejano Day featuring Siggno, Lucky Joe, Jaime y Los Chamacos, Erick y Su Grupo Massore, Shelly Lares and La Dez. Tickets are $13 in advance.May 6: Perdidos de Sinaloa, La Energia Nortena, La Fiera de Ojinaga, Geru y Su Legion and El Nuevo Corcel. Tickets are $15 in advance.Attractions scheduled throughout the event include the antics of the Sea Lion Splash Show, which is a traveling sea lion show. Also, Nerger’s Tigers is a show of Bengal and Siberian tigers that toured in Europe for 30 years. When not performing, the tigers will be on display.Two-day passes for May 5-6 will be sold for $20 through Tuesday. Admission is free for kids age 5 and under. Tickets are available online and at La Nueva Moda, Endless Horizons and Super Mercado.For more information, tickets or VIP tables, call 385-7135 or visit You Gocenter_img What: The Garriga Law Firm’s 22nd annual Fiesta West Texas.When: Gates open 5 p.m. May 4 and noon May 5-6.Where: The Ector County Coliseum.Tickets: Visit for tickets Pinterest Twitter Country crooner featured at Rolling 7’s Home Local News Entertainment Family fun part of Fiesta event Members of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin Ballet Folklorico perform last year during the Fiesta West Texas Kickoff lunch. This is the 22nd year of Fiesta West Texas. It begins at 5 p.m. May 4 at the Ector County Coliseum. 1 of 3 Twitter Facebook Facebooklast_img read more

‘Monstrous’ storm barrels toward Florida as a Category 4 with 140 mph winds

first_imgIn Georgia, which will be hit by damaging winds and downed power lines, Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for 92 of his state’s counties.Scott has declared a state of emergency in 35 counties in Florida. President Donald Trump has approved an emergency declaration for Florida, permitting the federal government to provide resources and aid during the dangerous storm.In Alabama, where residents may see massive power outages, high winds and heavy rain, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency statewide.North Carolina and South Carolina will likely see heavy rainfall, which could cause flooding in areas already damaged by last month’s Hurricane Florence. iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael is now an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 with 140 mph winds, expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon with a storm surge up to 13 feet high.A Category 4 or 5 storm has never hit the Panhandle in recorded history.The National Weather Service warned early Wednesday that the storm was “extremely dangerous,” with “life-threatening storm surge” and “heavy rainfall.”“You cannot hide from storm surge,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned at a news conference Tuesday, calling Hurricane Michael “monstrous”. “We can rebuild your house, but we cannot rebuild your life.”“If you have 6 feet of storm surge, you’re out the middle of it, I don’t know how you’re going to survive,” Scott said. “This storm can kill you,” Scott said. “This storm can kill you,” Scott said. “You need to evacuate if you’re ordered to do so.” Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img Michael was a Category 3 storm with winds of 120 mph as of late Tuesday afternoon.The storm is forecast to make landfall near Panama City, Florida, as a strong Category 3 on Wednesday afternoon.Conditions are expected to be began deteriorating around the Florida Panhandle Wednesday morning, with cities like Panama City and Apalachicola experiencing the worst of the hurricane between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.By Thursday morning, the storm will move across Georgia and into South Carolina.Besides the dangerous storm surge, residents should also prepare for torrential rain and major flooding, Scott said, with 4 to 8 inches of rain expected and even 12 inches possible in some areas.Scott called the storm “monstrous,” adding, “We haven’t seen anything like this in the Panhandle in decades.”A hurricane warning is in effect for Florida cities including Tallahassee, Panama City, Apalachicola and Pensacola.Florida State University has closed through Friday and the Pensacola International Airport is set to close Wednesday.At least 32 shelters have already opened in the Sunshine State, officials said.In Carrabelle, Florida, resident Cole Lauzau said she is planning to try riding out the storm at home with her roommate and their dog.They live across the street from a swamp, so Lauzau is bracing for water to rise up to their home.For now, Lauzau is trying to plan ahead, making sure they have enough water, food and sandbags.“We’re a little nervous,” she told ABC News. “If we can possibly ride it out safely, we’re going to try it. And if it gets much worse … we will go.”Warnings are in effect for more than 300 miles of coastline, the National Weather Service said.last_img read more