Gerline's Quilting Angels presents
"Bright as Sunshine"
a queen quilt 86"x99"
Drop by Gerline's Quilt Shop at 1383 CR 205, Giddings TX to pick up your raffle tickets today.
All proceeds will be used for quilting supplies for the Angel's donation quilts.
Drawing will be held at 11am on November 3, 2014 at Gerline's Quilt Shoppe. Presence is not necessary to win.
Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00
Four Hands, Two Keyboards... A Rich Combination of Sounds and Colors
Experience the music of Roberto Hidalgo and Marc Peloquin in concert.
Roberto Hidalgo and Marc Peloquin perform as the Split Second Piano Duo. The program, merging North American and Latin American influences, is thoroughly crowd-pleasing but never lightweight.
For Program details, please click "Repertoire" below.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online or by calling our office at 979-249-3129. Concert tickets will be held at the will call table on the West side of the concert hall. Doors open 1 hour prior to the concert. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Lunch will be available prior to the concert at 12:45 PM in the Menke House Dining Hall. Meal tickets are sold in advance only.
Lunch Menu includes Gourmet Salad Bar, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, New Potatoes, Green Bean Almondine, Homemade Dinner Rolls, Fruit Cobbler with Blue Bell Ice Cream, served with Iced Tea, Coffee and Water.
Overnight accommodations are available during this concert weekend.
Please call our office at 979-249-3129 for more information.
Eagle Ford Shale Job Fair
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
from 8am - 6pm
at the American Bank Center
in Corpus Christi, TX
Employers Learn about:
1. How to take advantage of "no cost services" for recruitment.
2. Career ready workforce certification: train your workforce with cutting edge soft skills
3. Talent search strategies and employer incentives
4. Hire a hero! Incentives for hiring veterans.
5. Business services impact
Looking for a new career with a great company in the Eagle Ford Shale?
Candidates bring your resumes along with your work-ready attitude to apply for jobs with some of the industry's largest employers who are looking for workers with varying degrees of experience in the oil and gas industry. The employment opportunities at this results-driven event are endless.
Looking for Qualified Employees to Help Grow Your Business?
If your company has any positions in the the oil and gas industry to fill this is your open invitation to join our Eagle Ford Shale Job Fair. Destination: Occupation to help with filling those positions. Secure a sponsorship and get your hot jobs in front of countless qualified candidates who want to work in the Eagle Ford Shale.
Learn More at the website: www.eaglefordshalejobfairs.com
Opening Day of the Lee County Youth Center
for the school season
1010 E Industry St
Giddings, Texas 78942
August 25, 2014
Remember to sign up your kids for our FALL 2014 program. We ask that ALL families re-enroll all students with our new fall enrollment form.
We are a recreational program open for students from 1st-12th grade. The cost is only $50 pr month for one child, $75 for two children and $100 for our family rate. We keep tuitions low so your family can know they have a safe place for after school.
We offer a few scholarships each semester. Scholarship funds are made possible by memorial gifts. Please look under the WHAT'S NEW heading to find your enrollment form, parent letter explaining the program and more.
There is bus Service available from Lee County schools, BUT YOU must request this through your child's school.
IF you need more information about LCYC, please call and leave a message at the LCYC. Volunteers answer the phone when they can at 542-4100. We make every effort to return your phone calls!
Giddings Swap Meet
August 29-31, 2014
Last Weekend in August- Fri-Sun
50 Acre Auto Swap Meet the last weekend in August. Set up: Big Rig Set Up Thursday.
Location: Firemans Park, 2495 West Hwy 290, Giddings TX
For information: Call Matt 512-581-2802 or Robert: 512-581-2801
Lee County Youth Center's
Mexican Plate Fundraiser
Friday, August 29th, from 5:00-7:00pm
at the GHS Cafetorium
Join us before the first Buffalo football game of the year!
$8.00 per plate - Dine in or Carry Out
Delicious Mexican plate lovingly prepared by LCYC friends
enchiladas, rice, beans, salad, chips & salsa, dessert and a drink
Purchase tickets from LCYC board members, at the Chamber office, at the First Presbyterian Church or call 542-4100
Holy Cross Warda Church Picnic
Sunday, August 31
On Shady Grounds near the Church
Plenty of good juicy barbecue. Fryers sold individually. Beef, Brisket and Pork.
Sold by the pound only, beginning at 9:30am
Potato salad, beans, cooked noodles, cole slaw, bake sale, country store by the Ladies.
Schedule of Events:
9:00am - Worship service at the sanctuary
9:00am - 7:00pm Ladies Aid silent auction
9:00am - 1:00pm Listening music
5:00pm - till Live Auction
5:00pm Registration for the washer tournament
5:30pm Washer pitching begins
Activities for all ages
Plenty of refreshments of all kinds
Hamburger Stand starting at 4pm
Music by The Moravians from 1pm-5pm
The public is invited to come and enjoy the day
Doors open at 5:30pm, Show starts at 7:30pm
Admission $5 per person
Children under 12 free
Special guest: Tommy Hodges
"Always a Bridesmaid"
a Jones, Hope, Wooten Comedy
Live theater show by
Hasty Retreat Productions
In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other's weddings…no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making "the long walk" for each other, determined to honor that vow. Libby Ruth, Deedra, Monette and Charlie are committed to the notion that careers, waistlines and even marriages may disappear, but real friendships last a lifetime.
Show starts in Smithville:
Playhouse Smithville from September 5-20 on Fridays & Saturdays
110 Main Street, Smithville TX
Showtime is 7:30pm
Encore performance in Giddings:
Lee County Youth Center on Sunday, October 19
1010 E. Industry, Giddings TX
Showtime is 3:00pm
For Tickets call Hasty Retreat Productions at 512-296-1988
To purchase tickets online go to: Hasty Retreat Presents
Hasty Retreat will be doing a special performance of "Always a Bridesmaid" for the Red Hats Anniversary gathering at the Lee County Youth Center on Saturday, October 18.
For tickets to this exclusive performance, please contact Red Hat representative Carol Kay at 979-366-2203
St. Mark's Orthopedics
Saturday Sports Clinic
Clinic closes at 10am
La Grange, Two St. Mark's Place, Suite 110
Every Saturday from September 6-November 22, 2014
No Appointment necessary
*all patients registered by 9:30am will be seen
For youth athletes participating in UIL-sanctioned sports treating strains, sprains, fractures and other sports related injuries.
Created for youth athletes participating in UIL sanctioned sports who have sustained an injury from athletic events from the previous week, our Saturday morning clinic offers expert orthopedic care at a convenient time and location.
Guardian must be present. Bring insurance information for benefit verification.
Appointment order may be prioritized based on severity of injury.
for questions call 979-242-2387 (M-F 8am to 5pm)
Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center
276 N. Orange Street
Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center and the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 9th Annual Texas Word Wranglers Festival.
On Thursday September 11th, during the day, the authors are invited to visit the Giddings Public Schools to talk to students about the writing process, ideas for stories, how a book is taken from the idea to the written page and much more.
Thursday evening a fundraising gala event is held to introduce the authors to the community. Tickets may be purchased at the Giddings Library.
On Friday 12th, authors will have their same tables for the day to visit with the public and sell their books.
Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival
Friday, September 12, 2014 (2nd Friday)
TWWF started in 2005, so Giddings could recognize and encourage the many talented authors in Texas. Authors come to meet the community, speak to the schools and sell and autograph their books.
Location: Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center, 276 N. Orange, Giddings, Texas 78942
Annual Wendish Fest
Sunday, September 28, 2014 (4th Sunday)
Enjoy the traditions of the Wendish and see demonstrations of noodle, saurkraut & sausage making as well as the painting of the beautiful Easter eggs. Tour the St. Paul Lutheran painted church and Wendish Museum. Other sites and activities include food, stone ground corn meal, classic autos and farm equipment, contests, coffee cake bake off, auctions and things for the children.
Texas Wendish Heritage Society, 1011 County Road 212, Giddings, Texas 78942
For information call: (979) 366-2441
Email: email@example.com http://www.texaswendish.org/Pages/WendishFest.aspx
Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
October 4, 2014 (1st Saturday)
Dime Box, TX
Featuring a mini marathon, 2 mile run and walk, dog races, art fair, quilt show, rodeo, parade, game & food booths, children’s activities, dance at the SPJST hall.
Admission price range: $10-30
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 979-884-3227
Giddings Study Club Spaghetti Luncheon
October 21, 2014
at Immanuel Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
from 11am - 1pm
Carry out or Eat in
For more information or tickets contact Lorine
Halloween at the Depot
Date TBA, 2014
Depot Complex, 289 W. Railroad
The Chamber is currently working on plans for family fun night of Halloween at the Depot. More details will be posted soon.
The plan is for trick-or-treats, carnival type games and a costume contest.
If you would like to help out or participate, please contact the Giddings Chamber of Commerce:
Merry Marketplace Arts & Crafts Fair
November 23, 2014 (Sunday before Thanksgiving)
Arts and crafts of every type just in time for Christmas shoppers looking for the perfect present. Santa also makes an appearance for the children.
Location: Lee County Youth Center, 1010 E. Industry, Giddings TX 78942
Contact: Giddings Chamber of Commerce 979-543-3455 or email email@example.com
Lights of Tejas is our way of sharing the story of Christ with our local community and the guests we serve by transforming Tejas into a Christmas wonderland. Over one million Christmas lights help us tell the story of Christ in a family friendly environment. There are zip lines, climbing walls, inflatables, hayrides, a light maze, food, black light gaga ball, a Christmas tree forest, choirs, midway games and face painting. The main attraction of the evening is our lightshow on the lake. With the help of 250,000 lights we present the Gospel going through creation, the fall of man, the birth of Christ and redemption through Christ’s resurrection from the cross.
1038 PR 2191, Giddings, TX 78942
Giddings Study Club
Annual Christmas Musical
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
at the Methodist Church
starts at 7:00pm
Performers will be talented Giddings locals. Refreshments served after the performance. Come join us!
Bring the whole family to visit Santa in Downtown Giddings while live Christmas music entertains the crowd and refreshments are provided.
Location: Railroad Museum, 289 W. Railroad, Giddings TX
Contact: Giddings Chamber of Commerce 979-542-3455 firstname.lastname@example.org
Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce
289 W. Railroad - Giddings, TX 78942 - Phone: (979) 542-3455 - Email: Giddingscofc@verizon.net