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Events in general from Weatherford College.

Public Tax Hearing

August 19, 2015 by Jay King

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 5:00pm

The Weatherford College Board of Trustees will hold a public tax hearing at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug 21 at the Board Room of the Mince Administrative Building in Weatherford.

Notice is hereby given that a public tax hearing of the Board of Trustees of Weatherford College will be held to consider and act on the following agenda:

1. Call to Order

2. Public Hearing on Tax Revenue Increase as Required by Section 26.05 of the Property Tax Code

3. Announce Date, Time, and Place for Meeting to Adopt 2015 Ad Valorem Tax Rate of $0.11364 ($0.10695 for Maintenance and Operations and $0.00669 for Debt Service) on August 27, 2015

4. Adjourn

For more information, contact Crystal Brown at cbrown@wc.edu

Weatherford College presents 9 to 5

August 12, 2015 by Jay King

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day) - Sun, 11/22/2015 (All day)

9 to 5 will take the stage Thursday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 22. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. except Sunday performance which begins at 2 p.m. Doors open a half hour prior to the show, and admission is free.

For more information, contact Joe Nicikowski at 817-598-6403 or at jnicikowski@wc.edu.

Weatherford College fall musical auditions

August 12, 2015 by Jay King

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/12/2015 (All day) - Sun, 09/13/2015 (All day)

Auditions for the Weatherford College fall musical "9 to 5" will take place in the Alkek Fine Arts Center at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13.

Auditions for this production are open to the public. All performers must have a reliable means of transportation, and there are no parts in this show available for anyone under age 16.

For more information, call Joe Nicikowski at 817-598-6403 or email jnicikowski@wc.edu.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/25/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/24/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/23/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Weatherford College to hold graduation

May 1, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:00am

Some 350 graduates are expected to walk across the stage Saturday, May 9, after completing their associate’s degrees at Weatherford College.
Two ceremonies are planned for the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School to celebrate the success of these graduates. The 10 a.m. ceremony is for those graduating with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Arts Teaching degrees. At 2 p.m. those earning their Associate in Applied Sciences and Certificate Program Completers will graduate.
This year’s highlighted speaker for both ceremonies is Tracey “Rocco” Davidson, 2015 Weatherford College Graduate and Student Body President.

WC jazz band sets spring gig

April 28, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:30pm

Jim Milan’s Bucket List Jazz Band is the featured guest at the Weatherford College Jazz Band spring concert Thursday, April 30.
The concert – What’s On Your Bucket List? – begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free.

Taste of Parker County benefits WC

April 23, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:00pm

Whether you’re a true “foodie” or just enjoy the best of what local eateries have to offer, make sure to be at the seventh annual Taste of Parker County.
All proceeds from Taste of Parker County benefit the Weatherford College Foundation which funds scholarships and provides other support for the college and its students.
This year’s event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Canyon West Golf Club. This is the second year for Taste of Parker County to use this venue, and some changes have been made to better accommodate attendees.

College presents play

April 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:30pm

Don’t miss this weekend’s production of The House of Blue Leaves at Weatherford College.
The production takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open a half hour prior to show time, and admission is free.
Set in Sunnyside, Queens in 1965, on the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City, the black comedy features nuns, a political bombing, a GI headed for Vietnam, a zookeeper who dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a songwriter, and his wife Bananas, a schizophrenic destined for the institution that provides the play's title.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 27

  • AHS at Volleypalooza Varsity Tournament, TBA

Friday, August 28

Saturday, August 29

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

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