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belongs to collectors), so the show offers a rare
chance to see pieces made by the likes of
Meyer, Wilson, McDade, Suttles, Saenger,
Marshall, and other historic Texas potteries.
Some pieces will be for sale.
The show's organizer, Seguin historian
Richard Kinz, will also talk about the history of
Wilson Pottery, which was produced at three
separate sites in the Seguin area from about
1869 to 1884. One of these sites-the Hiram
Wilson Pottery-was the first recorded African-
American enterprise in Texas. Proceeds from the
show will be used to help build the Wilson
Pottery Museum. In case of rain, the show will
be held Saturday, October 23. Call 830/996-
3608, or email email@example.com.
WILD IN WILLACY
IN OCTOBER, BIRD- AND BUTTERFLY-
watchers can have a heyday in the Rio Grande
Valley. Two weekends after the Texas Butterfly
Festival, which takes place October 14-17 in
the Mission area (see page 46), the city of Ray-
mondville hosts the 6th annual Wild in Willacy
Nature and Heritage Festival October 29-30.
Nature-lovers can enjoy airboat rides, field trips
to area ranches and wildlife habitats, bird-
watching bicycle tours, and classes on such top-
ics as nature photography and backyard birding.
Call 888/603-6994; www.wildinwillacy.com
HALLOWEEN IS JUST AROUND THE COR-
ner, and if you're the costume-wearing type,
have we got some tips for you!
Two decades ago in Austin, Jenna Radtke's
collection of costumes, wigs, and jewelry grew
so large that she opened her wildly eclectic
shop, Lucy in Disguise With Diamonds. Together
with its sister space, Electric Ladyland, Lucy in
Disguise offers hundreds of one-of-a-kind cos-
tumes and vintage clothing. Here, too, you'll find
wigs, feather boas, rhinestone tiaras, makeup,
jewelry, and accessories ranging from magic
wands to parasols. Everything is for sale, and
many items can be rented. Call 512/444-
In Big D, the Dallas Costume Shoppe has
been outfitting revelers and performers since
the turn of the 20th Century. "When [former own-
er and still-devoted employee] Mr. Mata bought
the shop in the 1940s, it was already an old
place," says present owner Michael Robinson.
Because for many years the shop was located
near Fair Park and supplied wardrobes for
musicals, authentic theatrical costumes steal
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