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Dobie Dichos: Campfires, Chili con Carne, and the Words of J. Frank Dobie

November 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Authors and storytellers influenced by J. Frank Dobie are invited each year to participate in the event. They read/tell a story from one of Dobie’s works or read/tell a piece inspired by his works. Each performer gets 10 minutes on stage.

Prior to the program, at 6:00 pm, a meal of chili (the official main dish of Texas), pan de campo (the official bread of Texas), dessert, and water are served for those who purchase meal + performance tickets. (Program-only tickets are also available.) Beer is also available. From 6:00 – 6:45, live acoustic music is played on the stage.

People who attend bring their own lawn chair to sit under the stars by the campfire and listen to the words of – or influenced by — J. Frank Dobie.

Meal + Performance: $20 adults, $10 under 12
Performance Only $10 adults, $5 under 12

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November 6, 2020
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Mary Margaret Campbell
(361) 319-3067


Historic Oakville Jail
107 Curry St.
Oakville, Texas United States
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