Hunter's gala

The Freer Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring its annual Hunter's Gala Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Country West Palace from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Musical entertainment will be provided by Country Rio. A silent auction will be held and door prizes will also be given away. Ticket prices are $15 single, $25 couple. For more information call (361) 394-7473.

Archery shoot-out

The Freer Chamber of Commerce will host a 3-D Archery Shoot Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., off of County Road 403. (Turn right at softball field on Highway 16 North and follow signs.) Entry fee is $35 which covers cost of the evening dinner/dance. Prizes for first and second place will be awarded. For more information call Leo Martinez at 701-0980.

Freer Fair information

Freer Fair validations will take place Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Fair Barn located next to the Cactus Corral off of Highway 44 east for market steers, hogs, lamb, goats and all breeding division (excluding rabbits).

Validations will also be held Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Fair Barn for fryer rabbits, breeding rabbits, all Kiddie Show projects and Home Show. All participants will be required to be a member of the 4-H, FFA or FHA or enrolled in Art in order to enter a project in the 2008 Freer Fair. To join 4-H, a membership meeting will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at 5:00 p.m. at the Freer Civic Center. For more information call Kim Fowler at 389-2044.