Community Calendar

Agri-tourism attraction Red River Pumpkin Patch, 21773 CR-EW 192 in Davidson, held a grand opening Oct. 1-2 and is scheduled to be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. Sundays in October. Visitors can choose pumpkins, play games, take pictures with props and race tricycles. For more information call 580-339-6315.

The first annual Mummy and Son Masquerade Ball is set for 6:30 p.m Oct. 29 at the First United Methodist Church at 301 E Grand Ave. in Frederick. Tickets are $10 for moms and $10 for each son attending, age Pre-K through fifth grade and available at BancFirst, Deeryard Salon, Frederick Eye Care and Very Good Coffee. For more information call 580-335-7505.

Kyle Dillingham is slated to appear in concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Ramona Theater at 114 S. Ninth St. in Frederick. For more information, contact the Chamber at 580-335-2126 or

The annual community trunk-or-treat is scheduled to be from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at 12th Street and Grand Avenue. The first 600 people to attend will be served hotdogs. This year’s event is sponsored by United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church.

The annual pageants for Little Miss Cotton Boll and the Maid of Cotton are slated for 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Cotton Festival at the Pioneer Townsite on the courthouse lawn at 201 N. Main St. in Frederick.

Tillman County Trade Day and Downtown Market is scheduled to move from the downtown square to the courthouse lawn at 201 N. Main St. in Frederick to coincide with the Cotton Festival. A car show is planned in the courthouse parking lot. For more information, call Jay Sharp at 580-335-7847.

The Frederick Rotary Club is set to have its annual Mexican Dinner from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Prather Brown School at 211 S. 13th St. in Frederick. Homemade cheese and beef enchiladas and pork tamales with beans and rice will be served up for all. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased from any Rotarian and are available at ACE Hardware, BancFirst, Frazer Bank and Tilco Supply-NAPA. For more information call the Rotary at 580-335-1551.

Renee Lovejoy has opened a free thrift shop in Tipton that serves all surrounding areas. Glenda’s Giving Heart Foundation is at 100 S. Broadway Ave. in Tipton and is open 2-5 p.m Sundays to anyone in need within Tillman County, regardless of income. It is a nonprofit effort run completely off donations, offering clothing, shoes, toys, baby things, kitchen ware, books and much more. For more information call Lovejoy at 580-335-1534.

Holiday Bazaar space is available now. The Altus Air Force Base Sergeants Association is sponsoring a bazaar Nov. 19 at the Falcon Road Community Center at 401 Falcon Road in Altus. Cost is $15 per table with all monies raised designated for Wreaths Across America. To reserve a table call Molly Reid at 580-471-9489 or email or Steve Francis at 580-471-0281 or email

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