If you’re longing for how things used to be “back in the day” — simpler, easygoing and the like, then make sure you make plans to attend the 60th annual Old Time Village Fair and Texas Music Festival, which will be an ongoing affair through Sunday at Walter Hall Park, 807 state Highway 3, in League City.

The fair and festival will begin at 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.

Billy Miles, Barrel Ramblers and the FIVE-O Band will perform today; Bryan Shayne, Kenny Harrell, Whiskey Myers and Roger Creager, will perform Saturday; and the Spazmatics will round out the live music entertainment on Sunday.

The event also will feature a Kid’s Zone Carnival, barbecue, cook-off, Safari Run Obstacle Course and a golf tournament, just to name a few.

To purchase tickets, you can visit our website, galvnews.com, or you can go to texas

musicfestival.org, which will have a complete itinerary, or you can call 281-886-2903 or 281-850-0753.

Proceeds will go toward the League City Lions Club’s many charitable efforts in the community.

Backyard herb sale

The Sunshine Center will have its annual Backyard Herb Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1726 21st St. in Galveston.

The nonprofit and its participants will sell herbs and other ornamental plants, as well as unique gifts that include handmade ceramics, earrings, bath salts and cards, just in time for Mother’s Day!

All proceeds will go toward the Client Enrichment Fund, which allows the center to take participants on community outings throughout the year.

For information, call 409-763-5029.

Pullen to conduct chorus

Guest conductor Milton Pullen will lead the Bay Area Chorus as the singers conclude their 49th concert season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 16335 El Camino Real, in Clear Lake.

The concert will feature the poetry of Robert Frost set by Randall Thompson in “Frostiana.”

Pullen, who recently retired from Pepperdine University in California, was the past director of the Bay Area Chorus from 1970-75.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door for adults, and $12 at the door for students and seniors ages 65 and older.

To purchase tickets, visit www.bayareachorus.org or call 281-326-1286.

Red, White & Bayou Crawfish Festival

Well, since it’s still crawfish season around here, the city of Dickinson wants to make sure that you get your tickets to its fifth annual Red, White & Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival, which will be from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. May 17 at FM 517 and state Highway 3 in Dickinson.

The Randy Rogers Band will headline the popular event.

Tickets are $5 until May 17 and will go up to $10 per person at 7 p.m. May 17. Tickets can be purchased at www.redwhiteand

By visiting the site, you can also see the complete lineup of performers and all that will be available at the event or you can call 281-337-0466.

Monte Carlo Night fundraiser

Make sure you get your tickets early for True Cross Catholic School’s ninth annual Monte Carlo Night that will be from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 17 at 400 FM 517 E. in Dickinson.

The event, which is for ages 21 and older, will feature casino tables, music, live and silent auctions, dinner and door prizes.

Tickets are only $30 in advance or $40 at the door, and include dinner, dessert, two drink tickets and $1,000 in gambling chips.

For information, call 281-337-5212, or email agarcia@truecrossch

Angela Taylor-Wilson is the community news editor for The Daily News. Have an item for Hot Ticket? Email hot.ticket@galvnews.com.

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