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Tyler County Booster - Local News
Stories Added - June 2009
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3rd Annual Family Fun Day at Lake Tejas is Saturday
Tyler County Booster - June 2009
The weather’s hot, the kids are bored and there is nothing on TV. Well, here’s an opportunity to get out for a fun filled day of activity for the entire family, and you won’t even have to travel far! The countdown is on for the 3rd Annual Family Fun Day, Saturday, June 27th at Lake Tejas in Colmesneil. The day of activities will begin at 11am. There will be great entertainment again this year, including the Crimestoppers Band! Plus, the first 10 families/teams of 4 to register for the Family Races will have the chance at winning some great prizes, including 4 Astros tickets. Music will not be the only thing filling the air though, as booths serve up lots of great food.

Vendors and non-profit organizations will be serving up burgers, boudain, hot dogs, snowcones, watermelon an more! Be sure to register at various booths for lots of free giveaways, including, NAPA tools, t-shirts, kids bikes and more! There will be a bounce house, dunking booth, races and displays just to name a few activities! Plus don’t miss the KING CRUNCH MONSTER TRUCK along with Driver David Smith. Grab your lawn chairs or spread a blanket along the lakes edge and get ready for a big treat as the Colmesneil Volunteer Fire Dept presents a fireworks display over the lake at dark. Lake Tejas is located on FM 256 East, just off of HWY 69 in Colmesneil and is owned and operated by the Colmesneil Independent School District.

The lake is open to the public from Memorial Weekend though Labor Day Weekend each year. Facilities include a “Wet Willie” slide, low and high diving boards, pool tables, volleyball court, paddle boats, fishing, picnic areas and covered pavilions. R.V. sites have recently been added on the east side of the lake, and are now available. Call City Hall at (409)837-5211 for more event details or for Lake Tejas information call (409)837-2063.

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