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Pecan Fest cancels outdoor events due to severe weather

EGUIN, Texas – Unfortunately, consistent weather forecasts calling for heavy rainfall, thunder and lightning during Pecan Fest have caused organizers to cancel outdoor events on Saturday, October 24th.

Outdoor events cancelled for Saturday, Oct. 24th:

Central Park: Trade Days, Lions Pack the Bus Car Show, Nutty Photo Booth, Beer & Wine Garden, Live bands

Heritage Village: Decorated Pumpkin Contest, Pecan Tasty Treats

Bandera Cattle Co. Gun Fighters

*The fire truck will no longer be parked at the Heritage Museum, but the museum itself will be open from 10 AM – 2 PM

**Depending on if we experience dangerous flooding conditions, Hats Off to Juan Seguin and Natalie Rose concert could be moved inside The Oak (110 Gonzales St.). Please check the city’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SeguinTX) for the latest updates.

***Tour de Pecan participants should check their Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/tourdepecan). Organizers will make the decision to cancel the race Saturday morning at 5 AM. “If the rain is heavy with lightning the ride will be canceled. There is no alternate dates or refunds that will be given.” – Tour de Pecan

Tentative for Sunday, Oct. 25th:

***4th Annual Riverside Cemetery Tours/Historic reenactments of Seguin pioneers, 201 E. Klein (1:30 & 3:30 PM)

The following INDOOR Pecan Fest events will go on as planned (unless dangerous flooding occurs):

SATURDAY:
Teatro Mercado Day – Teatro de Artes, 921 W. New Braunfels St. (10 AM – 4 PM)
Juan Seguin Celebration – Seguin Coliseum (10:30 AM)
Quilt Show – Heritage Village (9 AM – 4 PM)
Sebastopol House Historic Tours/14th Annual Wilson Pottery Show
Magnolia Hotel History Tours/Ghost Tours, 203 S. Crockett St. (11 AM – 6 PM/7 – 9 PM) Tickets sold in advance.
Pumpkin Patch – First United Methodist Church, 710 N. Austin St.
Court Street Coffee Shop – pecan treats (7 AM – 6 PM)
Pecan Pie Bake-Off – Power Plant Grill (1 – 2 PM)
Wine Tasting – Blue Lotus Winery & Texas Mead Works, 5151 FM 20 (1 – 4 PM)
BS Brewing Crafted Beer Tasting, 1408 Old Lehmann Rd (5 – 9 PM)

SUNDAY:
Court Street Coffee Shop (9 AM – 6 PM)
Sebastopol House Historic Tours (9 AM – 4 PM)
Magnolia Hotel Open House (11 AM – 3 PM)
Pumpkin Patch - First United Methodist Church (12 PM – dusk)
Wine Tasting – Blue Lotus Winery & Texas Mead Works (12 – 5 PM)
Polka Fest – Emanuel’s Lutheran Church, 206 N. Travis St. (4 – 7 PM)

Posted by: Morgan Ash