Campanas de América to perform in Beeville

San Antonio’s acclaimed Mariachi Campanas de América will return to Beeville for the Beeville Concert Association’s next performance on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Gertrude R. Jones Performing Arts Auditorium at Coastal Bend College, thanks to a generous grant from H-E-B. The Beeville concert is free to all students through high school age and to CBC students with their photo IDs. Any adult bringing two children or students through high school age will be admitted free. Other adults will pay $10 at the door if they do not hold a BCA season ticket.

Cinco de Mayo events planned throughout the region

CBC Alice Campus will host a Cinco de Mayo Festival on Thursday, May 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a talent show, food sales, Ballet Folklorico, and college information. A live performance features Mariachi Kineño at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. For more information, call CBC Alice Main Office at (361) 664-2981. CBC Pleasanton Campus is inviting the community to join in celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, May 5 from 6-8pm. Entertainment will be provided by Ballet Folklorico/Virginia Espinoza and Los Allegres de Alex Flores, and a bouncy castle will be available for children. There is no charge for admission. CBC clubs will be selling food and drinks to raise money for their clubs. CBC Pleasanton is located at 1411 Bensdale Road in Pleasanton. In Beeville, tickets are available for lunch bag specials with brisket sandwiches and fixings, chips and drink are $5 each, benefitting Coastal Bend College Athletic Department. The fundraiser is in conjunction with Beeville's Market and Main "Cinco De Mayo Celebration" on Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Meals can be picked up at Dave Moore Ford-Mercury, 115 W. Houston Street in Beeville. A drive-thru will be set up. Reserve tickets by phone at (361) 354-2721.

Cinco de Mayo celebration planned in Pleasanton

Coastal Bend College -- Pleasanton Campus is inviting the community to join in celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, May 5 from 6-8pm. Entertainment will be provided by Ballet Folklorico/Virginia Espinoza and Los Allegres de Alex Flores, and a bouncy castle will be available for children. There is no charge for admission. CBC clubs will be selling food and drinks to raise money for their clubs. CBC Pleasanton is located at 1411 Bensdale Road in Pleasanton.

Join Coastal Bend College in a Cinco de Mayo Celebration

 Coastal Bend College – Alice Campus will host a Cinco de Mayo Festival on Thursday, May 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  There will be a talent show, food sales, Ballet Folklorico, and college information. A live performance features Mariachi Kineño at 7:30 p.m.  The event is open to the public. For more information, call CBC Alice Main Office at (361) 664-2981. -30-

Dia Del Mariachi 2011 results

Almost 700 middle school and high school musicians came together in Alice to take part in the 9th Annual Dia Del Mariachi Group and Vocal Competition at Alice High School. The UIL-sanctioned competition was hosted by Coastal Bend College and Alice High School.