Paint the town at Tarleton’s W.K. Gordon Center Sept. 11


STEPHENVILLE (August 30, 2016) — Create your own masterpiece of the historic Thurber smokestack Sunday, Sept. 11, when the Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council comes to Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas for an artful afternoon.

The event takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. and includes all art supplies and snacks. Cost is $35 per person.

Seating is limited, so call 254-965-6190 to reserve your spot.

Once part of Thurber’s electric power plant, the 128-foot smokestack can be seen from Interstate 20.

The W.K. Gordon Center, a Tarleton museum and research facility located in the historic ghost town of Thurber, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The center is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene. For more information, visit or the museum’s Facebook page.

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