County Fair - Going on Thursday through Sunday at the
Fairgrounds in LaGrange! There will be a carnival, exotic
petting zoo, talent show, BBQ Cook-off, Horseshoe & Washer
Pitching Tournament and more! Great entertainment lined up for
every night, so come out for some fun!
Party 2014- Hosted by the Washington County Chamber of
Commerce. 6pm at Silverwings Ballroom in Brenham.
Tickets will be sold until day of event, but not sold at the
Swap Meet - 50 Acre Auto Swap Meet will be held the last
weekend in August at Firemans Park in Giddings. For
information call Matt at 512-581-2802. Set up will be
County Youth Center's Mexican Plate Fundraiser - Join us
before the first Buffalo football game of the year! Plates are
$8.00 a piece and can be dine in or carry out. These delicious
places will lovingly be prepared by LCYC friends and include
enchiladas, rice, beans, salad, chips & salsa, desert and
a drink. Purchase tickets from LCYC board members, at the
Chamber office, at the First Presbyterian Church or call
High School Cheerleaders will be hosting their Annual Lil'
Rattler Cheer Camp at 5:30pm at the High School. Walk
-Ins are welcome. The Cost is $35 and includes a pizza dinner,
t-shirt and poms. They will perform at the Aug 30 home
Stanislaus Catholic Church 77th Annual Labor Day Homecoming
Festival & Bazaar - Chappell Hill. Holy Mass -
9:00 am; Catered meal served at 10:30am-1:30pm by Chappell
Hill Bakery & Deli other variety foods available after
2:00 pm; Booths open at noon Ham, Toy, Grocery, Ring Toss,
Target the Card, Cake, & Grandma's Kolaches &
Children's Rides; Live Auction starts at 2:00pm; Bingo starts
at 2:30pm; Raffle at 9:00pm FREE DANCE starting at
5:00pm by: Daniel & the Country Boys from Brenham, Tx and
Texas Remedy from Cypress, Tx....for more information call
Catholic Church Fall Picnic - Come out for this great
family event going on at Knights of Columbus Park in Shiner!
Dinner will begin at 10:30 and drive thru is available. Free
music and dancing will be inside the hall with entertainment
by Local Accordian Players, Shiner Hobo Band, The Incredible
Music Makers and more! there will also be a Country Store,
Auction, Arts & Crafts, Bingo and Prizes! For more
information, visit their website at www.sscmshiner.org.
Mary's Catholic Church in Plantersville is having their
120th Labor Day Weekend Homecoming & Country Bazaar. BBQ
starts at 10:30am, children's rides, arts & crafts,
booths, games. Live auction will be at 1pm, on going
silent auction, and live music and performers! Located on FM
1774, 2.5 miles North of HWY 105 in Plantersville.
Drive 12-6pm at VFW Post 4458 In Caldwell. Free
T-Shirt! Eat, Drink, & Bring ID. For info contact
Franklin at 979-777-9808
can show your support for the friends, residents, and
protectors of Wonder Hill Road in Brenham at 6pm in the VIP
Room at the Washington County Fairgrounds. They are opposing
the approval of a tax variance and public funding for a
Super Car Race Track that will only benefit a private club.
The private club consists of members from Houston, Austin and
College Station. This track will not be open to the general
public nor spectators.
Yell 2014! Calling all Aggies! Head over to Reed Arena in
College Station and show your 12th Man Pride! The Association
of Former Yell Leaders presents "Texas Dance Hall
Legends" featuring Johnny Bush, Gary P. Nunn, Joe Ely,
Roger Creagor and Max Stalling. Festivities begin at 8:00pm
and will run until 11:00. After, everyone is invited to
participate in Midnight Yell!
5th is the last day to register for the Annual Fall Roundup
to benefit the American Cancer Society. It will be
at the American Legion Hall in Sealy, starting at 5:30om on
Sept 13th. Live music, BBQ Buffet, awards, and auctions!
Preparedness Fair from 10-2pm at 2209 Mayer Waller Rd in
Waller. Survival, first aid, alternate cooking, and many
Free to the public
7- October 5
Diggers Volleyball! 3rd-6th Grade girls will learn basic
fundamentals including setting, passing, and serving.
Sundays only from 2-4pm at Brenham High School Gym. $35
pp. Register at the Bluebell Aquatic Center,
Family-to-Family Education Program - The National Alliance
on Mental Illness of Brazos Valley presents an education
series of 12 free classes designed and taught by family
members offering help to families with a loved one diagnosed
with mental illness. These classes are Monday nights 6:30 -
9:00 at the NAMBI BV Education Room in Bryan through November
24. Additionally, NAMI Family Support group meets on 1st and
3rd Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 and the NAMI Connection Recovery
Support Group meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:00. Call
979-774-4713 for more information on these events.
day to RSVP to the Washington County Relay for Life
"Survivors Dinner Celebration", which will be Sept
15th at 6pm at Design II in Brenham. All survivors and
caregivers are invited, rsvp to Holly by Sept 8 at
Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival - The Giddings Public
Library and Cultural Center and the Giddings Area Chamber of
Commerce invite you to participate with them on Friday as they
"Celebrate Texas Authors"! Over 20 authors will be
at the event for readings ,excerpts, and book signings at
individual author stations. This year's festival will also include
a special program honoring the Home Town Heroes. To
kickoff this festival, a Gala will be held Thursday, September
11 at 6:00 pm, followed by a program at 7:00. Sponsorships are
still being accepted.
Pre-Kolache Festival BBQ Party sponsored by
Burleson County Czech Heritage Museum in Caldwell. This
fundraiser supports their efforts to promote and preserve the
rich Czech history of Burleson and surrounding counties. This
year’s event will be at the Expo Center in Caldwell on Hwy
36 South. BBQ chicken and sausage with trimmings, silent
auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meal tickets are $10 and
everyone is invited to stay for the dance with music by “The
Moravians” (from Ennis, Texas) from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are
available from any member or at Citizens State Bank in
Mr. & Miss Contest - Washington County Fair presents
the Junior Mr. & Miss contest! This is open to boys
and girls in the 6th, 7th or 8th grades in Washington County.
Deadline to register for this event is Friday, August 29. Go
to download the entry form. For more information refer to the
fair website or call (979) 836-4112.
County Fair Parade in downtown Brenham will be at 10am.
Entry Forms are available at www.washingtoncofair.com
and BBQ Benefitting the Round Top Family Library-5:00
p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the Round Top Rifle Hall (710 FM 1457 in
BBQ prepared by Round Top Rifle Hall Members ~ Dine in or Take
Out ~ Blue Bell Ice Cream Sundaes for Dessert ~ Cash Bar ~
Singing by Abigail Taylor ~ Music by Round Top/Carmine ISD
children ~ Pony Tales Miniature Horses ~ Dancing to the music
of Charles and the Fab 4 ~ Free Tee Shirts for Pre K-6th
Kiddos ~ Surprise Gift for attending Adult Volunteers.
Admission is Free ~ Meal Tickets $15. Tickets on sale at the
Library, Round Top State Bank, Round Top Mercantile, and
online at the Library Website www.ilovetoread.org
County Fair - Going on September 27 - October 6 at the
Waller County Fairgrounds in !
Carlo Night - The St. Mark's Medical Center Foundation is
now accepting items, gift baskets, gift certificates, trips,
etc. for the live and silent auctions for the upcoming 9th
Annual Monte Carlo Night at the KC Hall in La Grange. For more
information call Donna at 979-966-3485.
Festival of Lights - From 4:00 - 9:00 pm you can enjoy the
annual celebration taking place at Hempstead Gazebo Park. Join
them for entertainment, vendors, parade and even a visit from
Santa, himself! They will also have a home and business
decorating contest with great prizes up for grabs!
Happenings Around the Brazos Valley
with Levy Restaurants - This is an exciting time to be a
part of the Aggie Football and Kyle Field experience! Show
your Aggie Pride and make money for your non-profit
organization! If you are a non-profit organization with 12 or
more volunteers you can earn extra money. Call Debbie at
979-458-4000 to learn more about this fundraising opportunity!
on the basic understanding of the Czech language will be
offered at the
Heritage & Cultural
. Classes will include the alphabet and conversational Czech,
enjoy children’s literature, and examine the Czech song
lyrics prevalent to our area. All classes are geared to those
taking classes for the first time so anyone can join! Classes
will be held every second Sunday of the month from 1:00 –
4:00 pm. Fee is $10 per person and includes handouts. For more
information call 979-968-9399 or email them at email@example.com.
(Christ Over Our Life) - Christ to the Nations Church is
offering COOL Recovery Program meetings for alcohol and
substance abuse. The meetings are held Tuesday nights at 7:00
pm at Christ to the Nations Church, 1407 Main in Brenham.
BLUE ANIMAL RESCUE SEEKING NEW VOLUNTEERS!
THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT AREAS THEY NEED HELP WITH, FOSTER
HOMES, ANIMAL CARE, EDUCATION & OUTREACH, MARKETING,
DONATIONS & MORE. FOR MORE INFO GO TO www.t-bar.org
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
County Shooting Club Membership Drive! Purchase
a 1 yr family membership for only $50! Funds
will be used to pay for repairs needed to open the clubs
shooting range! You
will receive Washington County Shooting Club Membership Cards
with range rules and instructions. Send
your checks and any extra donations you might want to give to: Washington
County Shooting Club P.O.
Box 333 Brenham, Texas 77834-0333. For info email Finney
a 2014 Fundraising Calendar! When you purchase a calendar
you get an entry into the 2014 weekly and monthly prize
drawings. 64 chances to win in 2014 and even if you win your
name goes back in for the rest of the year, so you could win
multiple times! The Second Monday of every month they will
draw for the weekly $50.00 Visa Gift Cards and monthly grand
cost $20.00. Proceeds to benefit the
. You can
purchase calendars at Parts and More,1407 Day Street or call
out with CASA! If you’re looking for a new way to make
changes, resolve to help others in need. Consider becoming a
CASA volunteer and make a difference in a child’s life and
your own! More than 24,000 children in the
foster care system need caring adults to look out for them.
They need a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate®)
volunteer to help get through the foster care system as
quickly as possible, and into loving homes where all their
needs are met and their dreams can flourish. Training begins
in February. Every child in foster care needs someone to help
them through this difficult time.
CASA for Kids of South Central Texas is a nonprofit that
advocates for abused and neglected children in
, Waller, and
. For more information visit www.wespeak4kids.org facebook.com/casaforkids
or contact CASA by phone at 979-277-0088.
Motorcyclists Association in Brenham - CMA is an
international, interdenominational, evangelistic motorcycle
ministry whose vision is "changing the world, one heart
at a time". This worldwide ministry is dedicated to
reaching people for Christ in the highways and byways through
the avenue of motorcycling. A new chapter is forming in the
area and they are looking for members! If you are interested
in joining this organization, contact Dane Houston at
979-451-3022, Art Senteno at 979-224-8848, Bob Pudwill at
832-341-2388 or Jon Alaniz at 979-575-3879. This is open to
both riders and non-riders, so call them today!
County Fair Vendors Needed - Vendors to serve the main
entree in the German Czech Mart for the Fayette County Fair
are needed! For more information call Rose Urbanovsky at
Exercise Program - 2:00 - 3:30 every Monday and Wednesday
through August 27 at Scott & White Wellness Center!
Texercise is a statewide fitness program to educate and
involve Texans and their families in physical activities and
proper nutrition. For more information, or to register,
contact Scott & White Wellness Center at 979-830-5017.
Young Senior Center Resale Shop - Help out by
donating to this great cause! The shop accepts linens, clothing, household
decor, furniture and more. All donations can be dropped off at
Alamo. If you have items to be picked up, call the shop at
836-1430. All proceeds from the
resale shop help provide lunches for homebound senior
Washington County. For more information, call the
Senior Center at 836-6552.