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
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)
October Screening Mammography Special
at St. Mark's Medical Center
October screening digital mammography with CAD: special cash price $100.
- Call for details and scheduling
- Call for physician order requirements
- Separate radiologist fee associated with screening
- Must mention cash pay at scheduling for special rate
- Cannot have had mammogram within last calendar year
Schedule today! Appointment availability limited. Offer for exams scheduled through October only.
On Mondays from 8:30am-9:30am
On Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm
Upstairs at the First Baptist Church
600 Sunrise Avenue, Giddings
Enjoy getting fit to Christian dance music. Year round classes at no charge.
Paige Lions Club
Every Sunday beginning on Oct 5
and going to Nov 23, 2014
Time from 2:00pm til whenever
Location in the field across from the Paige Community Center (behind Paige Manor)
Please come out and show your support. All proceeds will be used for service projects in the Paige community.
Trunk or Treat
Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, October 31, 2014 : Halloween Night
Free and open to the whole community!
Immanuel Lutheran Church invites the whole community and local businesses to participate.
Candy - Food - Bounce House - Games - Snowcones - Popcorn - Cotton Candy
Trunk or Treat is a fun and safe environment for our community's children. Kids can trick or treat from trunk to trunk in a line up of vehicles with trunks and tailgates full of goodies.
Are you interested in decorating you car and passing out goodies? Pick a theme or create your own and bring lots of treats for the kids in our community.
1st - 3rd Place Prizes for Best Trunk Decoration
Family friendly costumes please!!
Contact Carl Repp, DCE Youth and Family Ministry at 979-542-2918
Premier Designs Jewelry
hosted by the Lee County Youth Center
Sunday, November 2, 2014
LCYC is located at 1010 E. Industry
There will be snacks, free jewelry, prizes and fun!
Jewelry is the #1 gift item...one stop holiday shopping.
The Lee County Youth Center is a non-profit group helping our community by keeping our youth safe after school and summers, providing recreational fun, tutoring and mentoring.
Jewelry Lady: Lynne Henrion 281-734-6639 (cell)
Burgers, Drinks, Desserts & Snacks Available
See the website for current performers:
In addition to providing quality entertainment, the Lone Star Opry is primarily a fundraiser that allows the Rotary Club of Giddings to offer scholarships and other community projects. Income from Country Music Monday has allowed the Rotary Club of Giddings to award thousands of dollars in scholarships to area students. Even though our price of admission has increased to $5, where else can you go and see 5 – 6 performers and a FANTASTIC band for such a low price? Please come join us - you'll have a great time and be contributing to the community at the same time.
Giddings Garden Club's
Walk In Coffee
November 4, 2014
9:00am to 1:00pm
at Eleanor's Cottage, 173 Hempstead St.
(behind the Fletcher-Schubert House)
Sandwiches, desserts, coffee and tea
Free Will Donations
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (Veteran's Day)
at American Legion Hall
Join us for a delicious breakfast of eggs, bacon, pancakes, toast, juice and coffee! Celebrate and honor our men and women in uniform.
School band plays from 7:30am-8:00am
Quilt drawing and door prizes
2nd Friday/Saturday Weekend Distributions:
4th Friday/Saturday Weekend Distributions:
Friday Fresh Food for Families 1:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday HOPE for Seniors 8:00am-9:00am
(Saturday's distribution is for senior citizens over 50 years of age.)
Must have a government issued photo ID in order to pick up.
To volunteer at the Food Pantry call Gene Parker:
2nd Annual & 3rd Annual
Chili Cook-Off & Run Because it Matters 5K
November 15, 2014
Loebau Wagon Stop, 3756 CR 117, Giddings
5K & 10K Run/Walk
Race time: 9:30am
Awards at 11am
Chili Cook-Off at 11am-4pm
Awards at 5pm
Medals and awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place, Cash prizes
Pre-register at www.awarenessmatters.net
Onsite registration at 7:30am-11:30am
Got questions? Call Lori Hamff-Diez 979-481-3370
100% of all proceeds go toward purchasing diabetes medical devices such as pumps and monitors as well as pays for diabetic camp supplies for children with diabetes.
Giddings Associates of the Seton Development Board
presents the 3rd Annual
Sips 'N Sweets Coffee Tasting
Saturday, November 22, 2014
at 290 Grind from 7:00am to 11:00am
Ticket Price $15
Proceeds benefitting construction and equipment for Seton's new teaching hospital, Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas.
For tickets or questions call:
Kathy G 979-540-0150
Susan H 979-716-8339
Pat M 979-540-0901
Alma W 979-716-4569
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
Lights of Tejas
at Camp Tejas Nov-Dec 2015
Visit their website for more information:
There are zip lines, climbing walls, inflatables, hayrides, a light maze, food, cookie decorating, ornament decorating, 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.
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
INFORMATION FROM 2014
LAST YEARS 2014 INFORMATION BELOW
The Mighty Thomas Carnival Opens Thursday Night - vouchers at the Chamber office until Wednesday, May 14th at noon. Armbands will only be available at the fairgrounds at regular price after Wednesday.
Bingo, BBQ Lunch sponsored by LCRA, Oakland Manor Nursing Center, Giddings Residence & Rehabilitation, Music, Square Dancing, Vendor Booths, and information booths.
Central Texas Sounds - Friday on the Biergarten Stage
Lee County Fair Parade at Veteran's Park at 10:00am
Lee County Extension Agent - Competition Homemade Wine, Salsa & Pie, Arts & Crafts Contest too!
Music on the Biergarten Stage on Saturday afternoon from 2-6pm
Firemen's July 4th Celebration and
Lee County Sheriff's Posse Fury on the 4th
July 4, 2015 at the Fireman's Park on Hwy 290
The Lee County Sheriff's Posse and Giddings Volunteer Fire Department team up for a big 4th of July Celebration. It starts with music in the park, BBQ! and an auction to benefit the Fire Department. In the evening, the Sheriff's Posse will host Championship Bull Riding, including Mutton Bustin, followed by fireworks and a dance.
Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet
August, 2015 Date TBA
at the Landmark Event Center
289 N. Main street
Social hour - 6pm
Meal starts at 7pm
Awards and recognitions - 7:30pm
South Lee County Volunteer Fire Department
35th Annual Barbecue
August 2015 TBA
Serbin Picnic Grounds on FM 2239, Serbin TX
4:30 pm - Beef, Pork, Chicken to go at the pit
5:00pm til 7:30pm - Beef and Pork BBQ plates served with all the trimmings
Sit down plates $8 per adult
$4 for children (12 and under)
All To-Go plates are $8
2:30pm Washer Tournament (signup at 2pm)
3:00pm Silent Auction begins
3:00pm Barrel Train rides for the Kids
3:30pm Live Music by "The Central Texas Sounds"
6:30pm Live Auction Begins
All proceeds go towards the purchase of new fire fighting equipment
Giddings Swap Meet
August 28-30, 2015
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
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 10th Annual Texas Word Wranglers Festival.
On Thursday September 10th, 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 11th, 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 11, 2015 (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 27, 2015 (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
National Night Out
October 2015 TBA
On the Courthouse Lawn
More Details to Follow
Get out of the house and away from the television! Enjoy socializing with the neighbors. Contact the PD for more information.
Chocolate Lovers Festival
October 2015 TBA
Held downtown at the Park Building
No admission fee
Wine Tasting - Silent Auction - American Ninja Warriors - Lunch Choices
8:30am - Pancake breakfast
11:00am - baking contests. Wine tasting
9:30am-4:00pm - Chocolate tasting of unique chocolate sampling items
12:00pm-2:00pm - pie throwing contest. American Ninja Warrior course for kids.
All Day: inflatable rides, chocolate samples, vendors, silent auction, sausage wraps, hot dogs and hamburgers. Lots of desserts!
9th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair
Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
October 2015 TBA
American Legion Hall, Giddings
-Art bra contest and display
- Live and silent auction
- Musical entertainment
- Door Prizes
- Quilt Drawing
- Breast cancer remembrance ceremony
- Light hors d'oeurves
Tickets available at the door
Proceeds from this fundraiser will help support services provided by Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action.
Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
October 3, 2015 (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
Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce
289 W. Railroad - Giddings, TX 78942 - Phone: (979) 542-3455 - Email: Giddingscofc@verizon.net