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.
179 S Main St, Giddings, TX 78942
Come celebrate the grand re-opening of Rejuvenation.
THursday, October 2, 2014
from 10:30am - 1:30pm
Concord Church, 124 Bellville, Giddings
The cost is $9.00 per plate which includes fried chicken, buttered potatoes, green beans and noodles.
Free delivery with 5 or more orders!
Pre-sale tickets available:
please call Thelma Davis 979-540-0264
Joyce Clay 979-542-2372
Charles Francis 979-540-6968
for purchase arrangements
Our chef is Mike Mass
Sponsored by Concord Church
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: email@example.com or Call 979-884-3227
Holy Family Catholic Church
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Mass starting at 10:00am
Located on the parish ground at 1027 East FM 696
Celebrating our 24th Anniversary
Live auction at 12:30pm
Fried Chicken Dinner beginning at 11:00am
Don't invite the flu bug in for a visit
Get Your Flu Shot at
Giddings Country Music Monday
on Monday, October 6, 2014
from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
at the Giddings High School Cafetorium, 2337 N. Main
Annual Charitable Auction Hosted by Giddings Livestock Commission Co.
Benefiting Cattlemen for Cancer Research
October 6, 2014
Giddings Livestock Commission Company
Highway 290 East, County Road 226, Giddings
Auction starts at 12:00 Noon
A charitable cattle sale benefiting Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Veterinary Sciences.
For more information call: 979-542-2274
Doors open at 5:30pm, Show starts at 7:30pm
Admission $5 per person
Children under 12 free
Special guest: Tommy Hodges
National Night Out
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
On the Courthouse Lawn
Get out of the house and away from the television! Enjoy socializing with the neighbors. Contact the PD for more information.
Walk In Coffee and Bake Sale
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
279 Monroe Street, Giddings
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Sandwiches, chips, dessert, coffee/tea
Cakes, pies, cookies, brownies
Sponsored by the FUMC United Methodist Women. Proceeds to benefit local and world missions.
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:
Lee County Commissioners
Free Clean-Up Day
Saturday, October 11, 2014
9:00am til 12:00pm
carpeting - mattresses - appliances - old furniture
Items NOT accepted:
no tires - no batteries - no wire or tin - no yard waste - no hazardous waste - no building materials - no household trash
Precinct Barn #1
Precinct Barn #2
Precinct #3 Recycle Center in Lexington
Precinct Barn #4 in Lincoln
Saturday October 11th from 6pm-11pm Lost Pines Toyota will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser.
6pm – 7pm Seat and Greet
7pm- 10pm Casino Gaming
10:15pm Cash Out Raffle & Drawings
Admission $40 in advance $45 at the door which will include:
$10,000 casino chips for game play
Cash Out Raffle for Prizes
All You Can eat Gumbo Cook-off
2 Drink Tickets
Pinked Casino will turn our Showroom floor into a Las Vegas style casino with:
14 Blackjack tables with dealers
2 Craps tables with dealers
2 Roulette tables with dealers
1 Texas Hold’em table with chairs and dealer
1 Let it Ride table with dealer
1 Three Card Poker table with dealer
1 Caribbean Stud table with dealer
8 Authentic Las Vegas slot machines with slot monitors
Gumbo Challenge will put several local cooks together in a friendly cook-off for bragging rights plus:
Opportunity to judge and sample multiple Gumbo Pots
Additional sides, eats and desserts will be provided so No one should go Hungry
A cash bar with beer and wine will be available in addition to admission.
Seat on The Bus - $135 A single Seat on the Bus for minimal early detection screening.
Drive the Bus - $5000 A Full day of screenings for 20-25 women plus if needed further biopsy
Seton’s mobile mammography unit provides no-cost screening mammograms to under-served women who would otherwise not have access, our mission is to raise money to fund the Big Pink Bus to return to Bastrop County. These funds will provide a full day of scheduled mobile screenings for up to 21 women in which statistically 2 of will require further assistance and biopsy which also will be provided. Our Goal is to bring The Big Pink Bus
The actual screenings this fundraiser will provide will take place @ Lost Pines Toyota on Saturday December 6th (more details to follow).
Women who meet certain criteria may be eligible to sign up for a mobile mammography screening. For an appointment, please call Seton Cancer Screening 512-324-1199 or 1-866-294-4923. Click here to find out more.
$40 in advance $45 at the door Purchase @ Lost Pines Toyota 806 HWY 71, Bastrop 888.850.6545
Benefit - Live Auction - Raffle -
for Amy & Johnathan Noack
Proceeds to help with medical expenses
when: October 12, 2014
where: Giddings American Legion
Serving meal from 10:30am - 1:30pm
Dine in or Take out
Fried chicken, green beans, corn, noodles & homemade desserts
Live Auction begins at 11:30am
For more information or purchase of raffle tickets or presale meal tickets contact:
Joyce Birkelbach 979-540-8567
Troy Menzel 979-412-0341
Joyce Jenke 979-540-7342
An account has been set up at Round Top State Bank
Contact Janis Wolfshohl at 979-412-1413 for more information
8th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair
Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
October 14, 2014
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.
"Always a Bridesmaid"
a Jones, Hope, Wooten Comedy
Live theater show by
Hasty Retreat Productions
October 19th at 2pm at Lee County Youth Center
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.
Encore performance in Giddings:
Lee County Youth Center on Sunday, October 19
1010 E. Industry, Giddings TX
Showtime is 2:00pm - House opens at 1:30pm
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
Giddings Study Club Spaghetti Luncheon
October 21, 2014
at Immanuel Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
from 11am - 1pm
Carry out or Eat in
$8.00 a plate
For more information or tickets contact Lorine
5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run
Immanuel Lutheran School
October 25, 2014
5K Race begins at 8:00am
5K Run or Walk is $30.00 (chip timed for runners and walkers)
1K Fun Run is $15.00 (for all ages)
Medals for top three places in each age category Run & Walk. All proceeds go toward the General Fund of Immanuel Lutheran School
Register online at www.rrptiming.com
Forms in ILS entry or contact Lori Matejcek at 979-540-8370 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out Facebook - Immanuel Lutheran School 5K
Halloween at the Depot
Saturday, October 25, 2014
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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, haunted house and a costume contest.
If you would like to help out or participate, please contact the Giddings Chamber of Commerce:
This will be a small business
Bootcamp to jumpstart the holiday season for retail and service oriented companys. We will serve coffee, water and continental breakfast. Sponsorships are still available.
This will be a small business Bootcamp to jumpstart the holiday season for retail and service oriented companys. We will serve coffee, water and continental breakfast. Sponsorships are still available.
October 28th – Miracles on Main Street Business Bootcamp at the Giddings Public Library from 8am-10am. This will be a small business
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
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
Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce
289 W. Railroad - Giddings, TX 78942 - Phone: (979) 542-3455 - Email: Giddingscofc@verizon.net