W.K. Gordon Center invites public to Labor Day picnic


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STEPHENVILLE (August 25, 2015) — A Thurber tradition continues this Labor Day weekend at the W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas when the museum’s staff welcomes the public to a Labor Day picnic on Saturday, Sept. 5.

The free event in Texas’ most famous ghost town begins at 6 p.m. and features live music, outdoor games such as bocce ball, horseshoes and croquet, and a bounce house and slide for children. Guests are invited to bring their own picnic while museum staff supply the fun as we say goodbye to summer.

The W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas, a museum and research facility of Tarleton State University, is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene.

The center is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.tarleton.edu/gordoncenter.

For additional information about the Labor Day picnic, call 254-968-1886 or email gordoncenter@tarleton.edu.

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