lodging, events, community
The First United Methodist Church is
hosting a Community Prayer and
Bible Study for Women
Thursday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m.
279 Monroe St., Giddings, Texas
This event is open to all women
of the community, not just members of FUMC,
so please share the information
with all of your friends.
In seven sessions, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture. Participants will gain an overarching understanding of the fundamental layout and meaning of God's Word. Each week of study features key information that ties all of scripture together into the seamless truth of the gospel message and is accompanied by maps, general Bible facts, and word studies.
There will be a limited number of workbooks to purchase at the study. We hope to see you there!
Open to participants starting at age 4 through 12 years old.
Registration forms may be picked up and returned to Hibbett Sports through the deadline of December 4th.
$40 per child
The registration is $40 per child which covers gym equipment, referees, uniform tshirt/jersey, trophies and insurance for each player, referees and board members.
For more information
Jessica Graefe 979-212-1375
Nov 1-Dec 5
Take names of needy children at Sheriff's office 542-2800 or Giddings Police 540-2700
Donations of toys can be dropped off at the Sheriff's Office or the Giddings Police Department
Annual Fund Raiser and Auction at Circle W starting at 5pm. Come out and support the Blue Santa Program
Gift wrapping at 2434 E Austin (Walmart Plaza) starting at 8am and going til finished. Call 979-542-2800 if you or your organization would like to help.
Pick up gifts at 2434 E Austin (Walmart Plaza) from 4pm - 7pm
Pick up gifts at 2434 E Austin (Walmart Plaza) from 4pm - 7pm
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
at the First Presbyterian Church
Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015
from 11am - 1pm
Everyone is welcome. Join us on Thanksgiving Day and share a warm meal with wonderful fellowship or allow us to deliver.
The Church is located across the street from the courthouse on the corner of Grimes and Hempstead in Giddings.
Please call 979-542-9020 to let us know if you will be attending or if delivery is needed. Free will donations will be accepted but are not necessary. (All donations will benefit Lee County Relay for Life)
Lights of Tejas
at Camp Tejas Nov-Dec 2015
Location: 1038 PR 2191
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, Texas Snowball Challenge, 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.
Individual Admission - $7 each
Special Package Price - $20 (includes 1 admission ticket, 1 meal and 2 activities)
2 years old and under - free
Camp Tejas also offers accommodations at their bed and breakfast for $200 per night. Admission to Lights of Tejas admission and breakfast at the Tejas Dining Hall are included in the price. For reservations call:
979-366-2422 or email email@example.com
Santa at the Depot
December 3, 2015 (1st Thursday of December)
at the Depot: 289 W. Railroad
Bring the whole family to light the tree and visit Santa in Downtown Giddings while live Christmas music entertains the crowd and refreshments are provided.
At 5:30pm there will be a special Christmas tree lighting outside the Depot on the gazebo presented by Immanuel Lutheran Church and Minister Carl Repp.
At 6:00pm Santa arrives courtesy of the Giddings Fire Department. Santa will be inside the depot for the children from 6-8pm.
Location: Railroad Museum, 289 W. Railroad, Giddings TX
Contact: Giddings Chamber of Commerce
Lee County Coats for Kids
Collecting through November 30, 2015
My Friend's House
Dime Box Elementary
Collecting new or gently used coats for local families through November 30, 2015.
Saturday, December 5th at First Baptist Church, Lexington 9am-1pm
Sunday, December 6th at Giddings Food Pantry 9am-5pm
sponsored by: My Friends House Day School in Lexington and Zoch's Laundry and Washateria in Giddings
On Saturday, January 16, 2016 the Round Top Family
Library will host its 12th Annual Red Hot Chili Cook Off
at 12:00 noon in downtown Round Top. Tickets for all-
you-can-taste chili go on sale at noon. There will be
activities for the kids, cold drinks, a silent auction, and
music by the Black Cat Choir. It’s always a crazy good
time, so join the friendly folks of Round Top for visiting,
dancing and plenty of fun! If you would like to cook,
applications are now available on the library website:
ilovetoread.org or pick one up at the Library.
Happy Hearts Quilt Guild
MEMORIES OF HOME
Friday & Saturday
June 24 & 25, 2016
Friday — 9 am—6 pm
Saturday — 9 am—4 pm
Scissor & Blade Sharpening
Stitch ‘N Rip Café
Giddings High School
2337 N. Main Street
(Hwy 77 N)
Giddings, TX 78942
For more information call979-542-2782
Giddings Swap Meet
August 26-28, 2016
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 8th, 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 9th, 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 9, 2016 (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 25, 2016 (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: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.texaswendish.org/Pages/WendishFest.aspx
Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
October 1, 2016 (1st Saturday)
Dime Box, TX
ANNUAL DIME BOX BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL & 39TH ANNUAL MINI-MARTHON (10K, 5K & 2 mile run, 2 mile walk) featuring a BBQ Cook Off, Parade, Craft and Swap Booths, classic cars, quilt display, tractor show, live music, Youth Horseless Play Day, team roping, street dances.
Friday, Sep 30, Beginning at 6 PM – chili/soup supper, music & street dance, 42 Tournament, Little Miss and Mr Black Bridge contest.
Saturday. Oct 1, Mini Marathon begins at 9 AM, followed by fun, food, and games.
Hosted by the Dime Box Lions Club. Proceeds benefit Lions projects and “Black Bridge Park”
Contact: email@example.com or call 979-777-8682; dimeboxlionsclub.com
Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce 289 W. Railroad Giddings TX 78942 (979) 542-3455
Chamber email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tourism email: email@example.com