Bell County Democrats, Stonewall Democrats and the Bell County Texas Democratic Women are hosting an end-of-summer picnic, Cobalt Carnival.

The picnic is from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the air-conditioned Central Texas Sportsman’ Club, 685 Centex Sportsman Road, Belton.

Speakers are Will Hailer, executive director of the Texas Democratic Party, and Louie Minor, District 31 congressional candidate.

The event includes a meet and greet with 2014 candidates and a chili cook-off. Other eats include hamburgers, turkey burgers, hot dogs, chips, sugary goods and refreshments.

The Pride & Joy Band will perform “Electrified Blues,” with a hint of jazz, funk and rock. In addition to a bounce house for children, there will be group activities and games.

For more information or to be a sponsor, call Bell County Democrats at 254-813-5123.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542​

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