Songs of Roy and Dale will be performed at a dinner and show to raise funds for Scholarships for youth in the Cowtown Opry for special training to carry the Ranching Heritage music into the next generation. The Cowtown Opry, a 5013c non profit since 1994, member of the Fort Worth Fine Arts Council, mentors these youth as they perform before 147,000 people a year in the Metroplex, including 12 parades and 52 weekly concerts a year.
For $55 a plate reservations to this GALA, or to make a donation for the Scholarships, call Jack Walton 817-838-5882
- Gen. Sam Houston, aka Jack Edmondson, reading Col. Travis letter from the Alamo pleading for reinforcements. Cannon fires signal Texans will not surrender but fight. Mexican Bugle call "Take No Prisoners" sounds before pre-dawn attack of the Alamo. Mexican Soldiers fire muskets the 2 hr battle of no chance for 187 Texans against 2,000 Mexicans attacking. All 187 Texans die and their bodies are burned.
- THE COWTOWN OPRY sings THE "BATTLE OF THE ALAMO" praising the brave men of the Alamo who knew they had no chance to win or live but sacrificed their lives to give Gen. Houston several more days to gather men and fight later. See: http://www.cowtownopry.org/ for details. Arrive early, as 350+ are expected to attend.
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