A special Thursday night dance will be held from 7 until 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Optimist Building, 219 Patrick St. in Waxahachie.

The dance is being held to welcome Lex White back into the Final Showdown Band after his hiatus from music to care for his wife.

Lex lost his wife on June 17 following an extended illness.

The band is looking forward to playing with Lex again and the dance will serve as an opportunity to see many of his friends made during his years of playing music.

The Final Showdown Band consists of: Dave Eder, Lex White, David Groves, Sonny Morris, Larry Bray and Jin Barbus.

Admission to Thursday’s dance is $5 and it is open to the community.

Snacks will be served beginning at 8 p.m.