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Upcoming events

    • 04 Jun 2019
    • 2:30 PM
    • 30 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Round Top Family Library, 206 W. Mill St., Round Top

    Kids Summer Education and Enrichment Program at
    Round Top Family Library, 206 W. Mill St., Round Top
    June - July 2019, Every Tuesday and Thursday (excluding week of July 4)
    2:30pm - 5:00pm

    A great opportunity to have fun with your family and friends this summer. Activities are open to kids of all ages, however children needing special attention and children under 6 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults must sign kids in and out at the library.

    Tons of fun and learning!
    All activities and programs are free
    Science, Adventure, Arts & Crafts, Photo Booth

    Check library website often, all activities and programs are subject to change.
    www.ilovetoread.org

    • 24 Jul 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Blinn College in Schulenburg

    Personnel Services would like to invite you and your team to join us on

    Wednesday, July 24th

    for our

    Lunch & Learn

    from 11:30am – 1pm

    at Blinn College in Schulenburg, TX

    Rm 120

     

    Presentation topic:

    Establishing a Sex-Harassment Free Workplace in the #METOO Era

     

    Guest speaker will be Charles H. Wilson, Shareholder in the Houston Office of Littler Mendelson, the largest international law firm devoted exclusively to representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.

     

    E-mail RSVP to Donna@psstaffing.com by Monday, July 22nd at 5pm.
    • 25 Jul 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Round Top Rifle Hall, 710 FM 1457, Round Top

    Round Top Family Library Presents
    Out of This World Dance Party for Kids

    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 2:30-5:00pm
    at Round Top Rifle Hall, 710 FM 1457, Round Top

    DJ Kountry Chick will rock us out of this world. Come out and enjoy this fun family dance party

    Drop off and pick up at Round Top Rifle Hall
    Snacks and drinks will be served

    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Round Top Family Library, 206 W. Mill St, Round Top

    Round Top Family Library presents
    Dinosaur George
    (as seen on the History Channel)
    July 26, 2019 at 3:00pm
    Round Top Family Library, 206 W. Mill St, Round Top

    See actual skulls, teeth, claws and fossils from around the world. A great time for the whole family.

    Free program

    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall, Hwy 77

    Lee County Youth Center Summer Fundraiser
    Friday, July 26, 2019
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    at American Legion Hall, Hwy 77

    An evening of drinks, fine food, music, dancing, live & silent auctions and fun to benefit the children of LCYC.

    Rock to the music of the Black Cat Choir!

    Tickets:

    Limited tickets to be sold, reserve yours by calling:
    LCYC at 542-4100
    or the Chamber 979-542-3455

    $40 per person and $75 per couple.

    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall, Hwy 77

     2019 Annual Chamber Banquet 

     & Community Awards

    August 6, 2019

    American Legion Hall, Hwy 77 Giddings

    6:00pm-9:00pm

     

    You are cordially invited to the

    Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce

    Annual Chamber Banquet and Community Awards

     

    Ticket are available for $30 per person.

    Reserved tables are available for $300

    Tickets may be purchased until July 30

    in person at the Chamber of by credit card

    by calling 979-542-3455.

     

     

    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • First Assembly of God, 1050 N. Orange St.
    Back to School Giveaway
    Saturday, August 10, 2019
    at First Assembly of God
    1050 N. Orange St., Giddings
    from 10am - 12 noon

    FREE:

    School supplies
    Haircuts for school children
    Face painting and crafts
    Personal Prayer
    Hot dogs and popcorn

    • 20 Aug 2019
    • La Grange and Brenham

    Preserving Family Heritage: Legal and Estate Planning Seminar
    PreRegister by Aug 20 = $30 per person
    Onsite registration = $40 per person

    Program Topics:
    • Overview of Estate and Transition Planning
    • Business Entities and Trusts
    • Understanding Probate & Alternatives

    Aug 27, 2019 in two locations:

    Fayette County Agrilife Office
    255 Svoboda Lane, La Grange
    Registration at 8am
    Program from 8:30am-12:00
    Lunch at 12:00
    For questions and to register call: 979-968-5831

    Washington County fairground Sales Facility
    1305 E. Blue Bell Road, Brenham
    Registration & Lunch 12:00
    Program 1:00-4:30pm
    For questions and to register call: 979-277-6212


    • 24 Aug 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Round Top Festival Institute 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Saturday August 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm
    Chavdar Parashkevov, violin;
    Louis-Marie Fardet, cello;
    Viktor Valkov, piano
    (Brahms, Tchaikovsky)

    Round Top Festival Institute
    248 Jaster Road, Round Top, TX 78954

    http://festivalhill.org

    Info@festivalhill.org

    979-249-3129

     

    • 13 Sep 2019
    • 14 Sep 2019
    • Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center, 276 N. Orange

    Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival
      Fri-Sat, September 13-14, 2019 (2nd weekend)
    from 9-5 Friday, 10-2 Saturday
    at the Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center

    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
    Contact: 979-542-2716    

                  www.texaswordwrangler.com

    • 22 Sep 2019
    • Wendish Heritage Society, 1011 County Road 212, Serbin

    Annual Wendish Fest
    Sunday, September 22, 2019 (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: wendish@bluebon.net                    http://www.texaswendish.org/Pages/WendishFest.aspx


    Be sure to attend the day-long activities including English worship service 8:30 am, 10:30 a.m. German Service. One of the Painted Churches of Texas.
    Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison,

    President, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

    MUSIC ALL DAY!

    Also enjoy these events...
    *Noon Meal. Noon Meal Ticket Sales Begin at 9:45 a.m. Noon meal served until 1:30 p.m.

    *Coloring Contest
    *Stick Horse Races

    *”Kletternpfosten” (Greased Pole Climbing)
    *Face Painting *Train Rides*Cross Cut Saw Contest
    4:45 pm
    *Coffee Cake Bake-Off

    *Easter Egg Decorating *German Christmas Market *Crocheting *Rug Looming *Basket Weaving
    *Knitting *Country Store *Noodle Making
    2:00 pm
    *Sausage Stuffing
    2:30 pm
    *Sauerkraut Making

    *Live Auction 12:45 P.M.

    *Silent Auction 10:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.

    *Washer Pitching 2:00 pm

    *Weaving
    *Quilting *Spinning *Stone Ground Corn Meal *Homemade Soap *Cording *Blacksmithing

    *Wine Making *Snack Booths Open 2:00 p.m. *Vintage Machinery & Autos *1918 Grist Mill
    *Vintage Fire Trucks *Music All Day *Wendish Folkways, Exhibits & Demonstrations

    *Featured Entertainment: The Moravian Polka Band *Special Presentation - Ptaci Kwas (Bird Wedding)

    Zetkamy so w Serbskim Festiwalu!

    FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS

    Snack Booths Open at 2:00 pm
    Sausage & Sauerkraut Boats & Wraps
    Drumsticks, Noodles, Desserts & Drinks

    Also visit the Museum Complex
    The Museum Complex will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

    • 04 Oct 2019
    • 05 Oct 2019
    • DimeBox

    Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
    October 5, 2019 (1st Saturday)
    Dime Box, TX


    ANNUAL DIME BOX BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL & 42TH ANNUAL MINI-MARTHON (10K, 5K & 2 mile run, 2 mile walk) featuring a BBQ Cook Off, Parade, Craft Booths, classic cars, quilt display, live music, street dances.

    Friday, October 4
    Beginning at 6 PM – Free will donation chili/hot dog supper, music, DominoTournament, Little Mister and Little Miss Black Bridge Pageant, street dance
    BBQ Cookoff. Music by DJ Trail Boss Troy. Performance by Giddings Dance.

    Saturday, October 5
    42st Annual Mini Marathon begins at 9 AM, followed by fun, food, and games, car show, quilt display, craft booths, music, parade.

    Music by CK the DJ Curtis Krause / Traditional Mosqueda Mariachi Band-9am-11am
    Craft booths / Quilt Show / BBQ Cookoff / Mini Marathon and Awards / Parade-1pm
    Performance by Briana Adams & Barney Sledge-2:30pm / BBQ Awards
    Fundraising auction -4pm / Raffle


    Hosted by the Dime Box Lions Club. Proceeds benefit Lions projects and “Black Bridge Park”

    Contact:
    dimeboxlionsclub.com
    or check us out on Facebook: Dime Box Lions Club
    979-777-6888
    • 04 Oct 2019
    • 05 Oct 2019
    • Dime Box

    October 4-5, 2019.  Dime Box 

    October Fest! is the theme for the 2019 DIME BOX  BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL & 42nd ANNUAL MINI-MARATHON (10K,  5K & 2 mile run, 2 mile walk) featuring  a BBQ  Cook Off, Parade, Craft Booths,  quilt display,  live music, street dance.  

    Friday, October 4:   begins at 6 PM – free will donation chili/potato soup supper, music, 42 Tournament, Little Mister and Little Miss Black Bridge pageant, Street dance.  

    Saturday. October 5:   42nd Annual Mini Marathon begins at 9 AM, followed by fun, food, and games, quilt display, craft booths, music, parade, BBQ auction.

    Hosted by the Dime Box Lions Club Foundation.  Proceeds benefit Lions projects and “Black Bridge Park”   

    Contact: dimeboxlionsclub.com or check us out on Facebook:  Dime Box Lions Club
    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Round Top Festival Institute 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Saturday October 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm
    Tomas Kotik, violin

    (J.S. Bach)


    Round Top Festival Institute
    248 Jaster Road, Round Top, TX 78954

    http://festivalhill.org

    Info@festivalhill.org

    979-249-3129

     

     

    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Lee County Youth Center, 1010 E. Industry, Giddings,Texas
    • 30

    Christmas Merry Marketplace Arts & Crafts Show

    November 24, 2019

    10am to 5pm

    1010 E. Industry, Giddings, Texas

     

    Join us for the annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show at

    Lee County Youth Center. We help our community get their Christmas shopping done.

    Booths available 10X10 space - $50 before Oct. 20!

    After Oct. 20th the price goes up!

     

Past events

20 Jul 2019 Charity Golf Tournament - Breakfast Lions
19 Jul 2019 Multi Agency Land Management Options
18 Jul 2019 Circus Chicken Dog at Round Top Library
14 Jul 2019 Vacation Bible School Kickoff
13 Jul 2019 Martin Fischer-Dieskau Conducts the Texas Festival Orchestra
11 Jul 2019 RACK OF RIBS DINNER FUNDRAISER
09 Jul 2019 Alpacas at the Round Top Library
06 Jul 2019 Benjamin Zander Conducts the Texas Festival Orchestra
04 Jul 2019 Fury on the 4th
04 Jul 2019 Firemen's July 4th Celebration
03 Jul 2019 Grimes Street Music Fest
30 Jun 2019 Patriotic Concert at Festival Hill
27 Jun 2019 Pastor Harris's Anniversary at Concord
27 Jun 2019 Free Classes - Financial Concepts&Ideas Workshop
27 Jun 2019 14th Annual Golf Tournament
25 Jun 2019 Senior Expo at American Legion
24 Jun 2019 Vacation Bible School-Immanuel
24 Jun 2019 Vacation Bible School - Immanuel Lutheran
22 Jun 2019 Juneteenth Parade & Block Party
21 Jun 2019 Casino Nite
21 Jun 2019 Bec's Blessing Grand Opening
20 Jun 2019 Jack and the Beanstalk at Round Top Library
18 Jun 2019 Community Blood Drive
17 Jun 2019 Fayette County Country Music Club Opry
15 Jun 2019 Texas Festival Orchestra
13 Jun 2019 Free Classes - Financial Concepts & Ideas Workshop
11 Jun 2019 FREE Young Persons' Concert
08 Jun 2019 Texas Festival Orchestra - Round Top
08 Jun 2019 Opening Concert at Festival Hill
08 Jun 2019 Texas Festival Orchestra - Festival Hill Opening
07 Jun 2019 Relay for Life of Lee County
06 Jun 2019 Winedale Volunteer Interest Meeting
01 Jun 2019 Kid's Fish at Winedale
31 May 2019 Workforce Solutions Workshop
31 May 2019 Burleson County Beef Tour
30 May 2019 Hospice Brazos Valley Volunteer Training
26 May 2019 Homecoming Bazaar & Picnic
17 May 2019 Annual Women's Conference
16 May 2019 Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ
14 May 2019 (copy) Texas DFPS Information Meetings
11 May 2019 Bake Sale
05 May 2019 Spring Fling at St. Margaret's
04 May 2019 Mother's Day Hat and Tea
02 May 2019 NWTF Banquet
02 May 2019 Lexington Homecoming
29 Apr 2019 SPRING CLEAN-UP
29 Apr 2019 Lee County CEU Program
28 Apr 2019 Fried Chicken Dinner
27 Apr 2019 Split Second Piano Duo - Round Top
23 Apr 2019 Blood Drive honoring Leroy & Byler
23 Apr 2019 Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast
20 Apr 2019 Car Wash & Bake Sale - BETA club
20 Apr 2019 Easter Extravaganza 2019- Ledbetter
19 Apr 2019 Community Easter Egg Hunt
19 Apr 2019 Good Friday Barbecue
16 Apr 2019 2019 South Texas Agriculture Symposium
14 Apr 2019 Palm Sunday & Maundy Thursday at Concord
12 Apr 2019 Career Expo - Giddings Middle School
12 Apr 2019 Poetry at Round Top
07 Apr 2019 Country Gospel Jamboree
07 Apr 2019 Birthday Bash at Round Top Family Library
07 Apr 2019 Benefit Auction & Lunch for Harrison Pharis
01 Apr 2019 Texas DFPS Information Meetings
30 Mar 2019 The Moolah Mystery Dinner Theater - Girls Night Out
28 Mar 2019 Edward Jones Open House
23 Mar 2019 Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk
21 Mar 2019 Saints & Sinners: in Medieval French Literature
19 Mar 2019 Lee County Day at the Capitol
15 Mar 2019 Herbal Forum at Round Top
09 Mar 2019 James Dick, Piano Recital - Round Top
09 Mar 2019 James Dick Piano Recital - Round Top
05 Mar 2019 Pancake Supper
03 Mar 2019 American Legion Barbecue
01 Mar 2019 Lee County Swim Team Registration
24 Feb 2019 Fried Chicken and Sausage Dinner
16 Feb 2019 Prayer & Fasting Conference
16 Feb 2019 Dreaming of the Stars: The Briscoe Center’s Astronomical Quilts!
14 Feb 2019 Concord Church's Valentines Day Social
13 Feb 2019 WIZZIE BROWN on Good Bugs, Bad Bugs in Round Top
13 Feb 2019 Round Top Family Library Basic Computer Class
12 Feb 2019 (copy) Red Cross Emergency Shelter Training
12 Feb 2019 Wendish Walk In Coffee
10 Feb 2019 Turkey & Dressing Dinner
10 Feb 2019 Falling in Love with JESUS worship services
09 Feb 2019 Valentine's Sweetheart Party
09 Feb 2019 Valentine Concert with Dick Smith & Family - Round Top
09 Feb 2019 Valentine's Concert in Round Top
09 Feb 2019 Relationship Summit at Concord Church
09 Feb 2019 Giddings Cupid Market
08 Feb 2019 Soul Food Lunch Sale
07 Feb 2019 Red Cross Emergency Shelter Training
07 Feb 2019 Webinars from Texas AgriLife
02 Feb 2019 Drive by Chili
01 Feb 2019 Lee County Wildlife Association Annual Meeting
29 Jan 2019 Job Fair
27 Jan 2019 Texas Wendish Scholarship Fundraiser
27 Jan 2019 Chili Fundraiser & Membership Drive
26 Jan 2019 Chili Bowl Cookoff and Chili Lunch - Giddings Lions
25 Jan 2019 Stew Supper and Auction
25 Jan 2019 David Ramirez Benefit
21 Jan 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
20 Jan 2019 Fried Chicken Dinner & Auction
19 Jan 2019 Red Hot Chili Cookoff - Stone Cellar, Round Top
19 Jan 2019 20th Annual Prayer Workshop
19 Jan 2019 Chili Cook Off in Round Top
19 Jan 2019 Family Crisis Center Dinner & Dance Gala
12 Jan 2019 Texas Guitar Quartet at Round Top
04 Jan 2019 GEDC Open House
31 Dec 2018 New Year's Eve with The Triumphs
18 Dec 2018 Combined Community Action Christmas Open House
15 Dec 2018 Christmas at the Courthouse
11 Dec 2018 Open House at Rejuvenation
08 Dec 2018 Nutcracker Ballet - Festival Hill
08 Dec 2018 The Nutcracker Ballet
08 Dec 2018 Lexington's Crafty Christmas
08 Dec 2018 Christmas Craft Bazaar - Ledbetter
07 Dec 2018 First National Bank Christmas Open House
05 Dec 2018 Citizens National Bank Open House
04 Dec 2018 Classic Bank Christmas Open House
02 Dec 2018 Chicken Fundraiser
02 Dec 2018 Lee County Coats for Kids
01 Dec 2018 Glen Templeton at the Silos
01 Dec 2018 Neighborhood Christmas Party at Ace Hardware
01 Dec 2018 Blinn College Choirs and Wind Symphony
30 Nov 2018 Ace Hardware Holiday Open House
24 Nov 2018 Lights of Tejas
23 Nov 2018 Ledbetter's Christmas Lane of Lights
22 Nov 2018 Community Thanksgiving Dinner
18 Nov 2018 Community Thanksgiving Service - First Assembly of God
17 Nov 2018 Blue Santa - Timeline of Events
11 Nov 2018 Veteran's Day Dinner - Lexington
02 Nov 2018 Noon Lions Chili Supper
31 Oct 2018 Trunk or Treat - Church of Christ
31 Oct 2018 Trunk or Treat at Immanuel
28 Oct 2018 Bucking Ball in the Fall
22 Oct 2018 Early Voting in October 2018
20 Oct 2018 Lickskillet Days- Fayetteville
20 Oct 2018 Lexington Pumpkinfest & Chocolate Lovers Festival
13 Oct 2018 LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - FREE CLEAN UP DAY
02 Oct 2018 National Night Out
02 Oct 2018 Walk in Coffee & Bake Sale
29 Sep 2018 Fedor VFD Fish Fry Catfish Supper
21 Sep 2018 Cookin' fer CCA - Cookoff & Fundraiser
15 Sep 2018 Feed the Need Gala in Bastrop
02 Sep 2018 Holy Cross Warda Church Picnic
11 Aug 2018 38th Annual SLCVFD Barbecue
21 Jul 2018 Breakfast Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament

Giddings Chamber of Commerce
183 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Located in the Lee County Museum, off the Courthouse Square

Contact:  (979) 542-3455
Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com
Tourism email:  giddingschamber@gmail.com


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