Kickoff event is July 30

A gathered crowd celebrates the 29th annual Lonesome Dove Fest. The 30th annual Lonesome Dove Fest Kickoff fundraiser will be held at Panna Maria Hall with food and drinks from 5 to 7 p.m., and doors closing at 11 p.m., July 30. A $30 ticket buys access to a live auction, $1 bucket game, music, raffle tickets, a 52-card-draw gun game, brisket and sausage plate, and adult cold drinks and sodas. Engraved guns, and a $1 chance to win a gun in one of the buckets. Pictured is an event from last year’s celebration. Tickets are $30 and include the meal and drinks from 5:00-7:00. Tickets are available at Witte, Inc. in Karnes City, KCNB, or from any Karnes City Rotarian. (Photo courtesy of Karnes City Rotary Club)