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STAFF REPORT

The colorful decade of the 1960s and President Lyndon B. Johnson’s years in the White House will be in focus at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos’ fourth “60s Night” fundraiser 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

A selection of ‘60s album covers, literature, movie posters and photos of celebrities who are identified with that decade will be displayed and music of the era will featured during the event. Also on display will be photos of President Johnson on such key occasions as the signing of the historic Civil Rights bill and the Higher Education Act of 1965, which he signed on the campus of his alma mater. A silent auction, snacks and wine will be provided.

Tickets will go on sale at the museum, located at 131 N. Guadalupe, from 10 a.m. to 5 beginning Friday, July. 26. Tickets purchased before 12 noon the day of the event are $20. They will be $25 after noon Aug. 16 and at the door. Watch for more information on other ‘60s Night ticket sales outlets.

All tickets reserved on the museum’s Facebook page or via telephone or e-mail should be picked up and paid for by 12 noon the day of the event.

Guests are encouraged to wear ‘60s attire and/or come as celebrities from the era to the event. Best male and female costume winners will be recognized.

For information, contact museum manager Elizabeth Delgado or archives and special event coordinator Ralph Garcia at the museum at 512-353-3300. Or contact the museum’s board president, Ed Mihalkanin, at 512-396-3648.

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