The new River View amusement park holds its grand opening (right).
The first day of the Kerrville Folk Festival at Quiet Valley Ranch features 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. performances by Bluegrass Alliance, featuring a 21-year old Vince Gill.
The sprawling Garden Ridge Pottery building on Interstate 35 north of San Antonio is destroyed by fire. Fire departments from Universal City, Bracken, Marion, Fox Country, Northcliffe and New Braunfels all respond. Losses are set at $2 million.