Annual Beans and Cornbread lunch: Local Guitarist to be featured Guest

Motley County Friends of the Library to host

Annual Beans and Cornbread lunch

Local Guitarist to be featured Guest

 

The Motley County Friends of the Library will host their Annual Rootin’ Tootin’ Beans and Cornbread lunch Friday, August 25, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the library annex. Beans and Cornbread, Smoked Sausage, Cobbler, and all the fixins’ will be served. Donations will be accepted with great appreciation!

Local guitarist Roger Martin, will be the featured guest. Mr. Martin was a hit at last year’s event and was kind enough to agree to lend his talent again this year!

Mr. Martin started playing guitar when he was 12 years old, but didn’t play for many years. “When I turned 50 I decided to get serious about music,” Mr. Martin said. He and Pam started a sing-and-play in their home, which later turned into a band, The Dirt Storm Drifters. He started writing songs again and spent two years recording their first CD, After the Eclipse. The band plays mostly folk music with a little rock, blues and country.

This annual event, which coincides with the Old Settlers Reunion each year, is a major fundraiser for the library.

If you have not paid your Friends of the Library dues yet, or would like to become a member of this very important organization, you will have the opportunity to do so at this time. Yearly membership fees are only $10 per person. For more information please call Carla at the Library, 806-347-2717.

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