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Upcoming events

    • 11 Nov 2019
    • 11 Dec 2019
    • Lee County

    Putting Big Smiles On Little Faces Is Our Goal!
    BLUE SANTA 2019

    Donations of monies or toys can be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office or the Giddings Police Department
    November 11 - December 11
    ~Take names of needy children-

    Call the Sheriff’s Office if you live in the county. Call Giddings PD if you live in the city. You will be given a box number that you will need to remember when you pick up your box.
    Sheriff’s Office (979) 542-2800 (County Residents)
    Giddings Police (979) 540-2700 (City Residents)

    December 7 ~Annual Fundraiser and Auction at the Bullpen.
    Auction will begin at 6 PM. Come on out and help support the Blue Santa Program!

    December 14 ~Gift wrapping at 119 S. Burleson St, Giddings (Old Germania Insurance building) will begin at 8 AM until finished. Please call the Sheriff’s Office if you or your organization would like to help. Ask for Sheriff or Cindy to put you on the list.

    December 20 ~Pick up gifts at 119 S. Burleson St, Giddings
    4 PM - 7 PM

    December 21 ~Pick up gifts at 119 S. Burleson St, Giddings
    4 PM - 7 PM

    • 21 Nov 2019
    • Lee County

    Texas C-Step - Free Mobile Mammograms*
    December 5, 2019
    To schedule call by November 21
    979-436-0453 or 979-436-0443
    Must pre-register TWO WEEKS in advance

    *Free Mobile Mammograms coming to Lee County!

    Hosted by Combined Community Action, Giddings
    Local information: Karen Walpole 979-540-2982

    *Who qualifies? Uninsured women residing in Lee County area age 40-49 with no mammogram in 1 year. OR Age 50-74 with no mammogram in 2 years.

    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Extension office located at 310 S Grimes, Giddings
    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Round Top Family Library 206 W. Mill St., Round To

    Kicking off the Round Top Holiday Season

    Music by The Red Barn Crows
    Louie Sellers - Craig Dinsmore - Art Stokes
    7:00 pm THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019
    at Round Top Family Library
    206 W. Mill St., Round Top, TX 78954
    Free program

    Reception Following:
    Cookie Recipe Exchange
    Bring a dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and your recipe.

    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Silos on 77, 1031 CR 223, Giddings, Texas 78942

    We have a Scentsy Dealer & a Color Street Nail vendor for this 2019 show.

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Henkel Square Market, Round Top

    3rd Annual Round Top Lion’s Club Turkey Trot
    In Support of the Round Top Youth and Community Organizations.
    Thursday, November 28th at 8:00 a.m.

    Henkel Square Market, Round Top, Texas

    Participants can choose a 10K, 5K or a One-Mile Fun Run to burn those calories before eating Thanksgiving dinner! Race Day Registration will be at Henkel Hall in Round Top from 7:00 - 8:00 am.
    10K starts at 8:00 a.m.
    One-Mile Fun Run at 8:15 a.m.
    5k at 8:30 a.m.

    Runners can register online at www.AthleteGuild.com. Online registration for the 10K and 5K; cost is $35 until November 7th. Includes a race shirt and participant bag. Late registration is $40 from November 8th -26th. Race day registration from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. at Henkel Hall and will be $45.

    Registrants after November 7th will receive a shirt as supplies last so register early! Online registration for The One-Mile Fun Run is $20 until November 7th and includes a race shirt. Beginning November 8th through Race Day, registration is $25 and includes a shirt as supplies last. Register early!

    Packet Pick Up: Packet pick up Tuesday, November 26th from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. at Henkel Hall in Round Top and also on race day from 7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. 

    The Course: All races will start at Henkel Square Market and wind through the beautiful, somewhat hilly, Round Top countryside. Both 10K and 5K courses are out and back courses with water stations along the route. Bathrooms will be available at the start and finish.Awards & Medals will be given to the top two male and female runners overall in the 10K and 5K race.Third place runners in both the 10k and 5k race and all One-Mile Fun Run finishers will receive a medal.

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • First Presbyterian Church

    Community Thanksgiving Dinner
    at the First Presbyterian Church
    132 S. Grimes, Giddings
    Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019
    from 11am - 1pm

    We welcome everyone - families, persons who may be alone, even people who just do  not want to cook, to join us on Thanksgiving Day and share a warm meal with wonderful fellowship or you can pick up  a meal to take home.

    Delivery service will be available for those who cannot travel but you must notify the church office if you want a dinner delivered to your home.
    Call the church office at 979-542-9020 to let us know.
    All donations benefit Lee County Relay for Life.

    The Church is located across the street from the courthouse on the corner of Grimes and Hempstead in Giddings.

    • 29 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 29 Dec 2019
    • 10:00 PM
    • Camp Tejas, 1038 PR 2191

    Lights of Tejas
    at Camp Tejas Nov-Dec 2019
    Thanksgiving Weekend thru December
    Location: 1038 PR 2191

    Nov 30 - Dec 1, Kids free weekend

    Visit their website for more information: www.camptejas.org

    Lights of Tejas is our way of sharing the story of Christ with our local community and the guests we serve. Beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving, Tejas gets transformed 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, 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 - $10 each
    2 years old and under - free
    Special packages available: please see website

    Bring extra money for food, drinks, gifts and activities, as some activities have admission fees. Others are free.

    Camp Tejas also offers accommodations at their bed and breakfast too! For reservations call:
    979-366-2422 or email camptejas@camptejas.org

    Camp Tejas
    1038 PR 2191
    Giddings, TX 78942
    • 29 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 21 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • Downtown Ledbetter TX, FM 1291 & Hwy 290
    Ledbetter's Christmas Lane of Lights
    Every Friday and Saturday at 6pm til 9pm from
    Thanksgiving until Christmas, Nov 29-Dec 21
    FM 1291 & Hwy 290, Downtown Ledbetter

    A fun family event for all ages.Enjoy a hayride through a lighted path of Christmas reflections. Live musical entertainment.
    $10 per person covers everything. Children 2yrs and under are free.

    Santa will be there each night.
    All proceeds of this event go to the Ledbetter Volunteer Fire Department

    for additional information or for large groups contact
    Gwen 979-540-0105 or 979-966-3477

    • 07 Dec 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Lee County Courthouse, 200 S. Main

    Christmas at the Courthouse
    Saturday, December 7, 2019
    at the Lee County Courthouse
    from 5:30pm-8:00pm

    The sounds of the season will fill the Lee County Courthouse on Saturday, December 7th beginning around 5:30 p.m.

    The Community can enjoy live holiday music, caroling, refreshments, games, story time, and crafts. The Courthouse is decorated with lights and wreaths on all 70 windows, with the surrounding tree trunks covered in white lights. Even the inside of the Courthouse is decorated with a traditional Christmas tree.

    The 1st floor Courtroom is decorated for Santa. Come visit and get your picture with the Claus's
    • 08 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Giddings Food Pantry 190 N. Harris

    Lee County Coats for Kids
    Giddings Distribution on Sunday, December 8, 2019
    from 9:00am til ??
    at the Giddings Food Pantry
    190 N. Harris, Giddings

    Se habla espanol.

    For more information to sponsor LC Coats for Kids or to make donations, please contact:

    Michelle Lockhart  512-663-0499
    Monzie Lara  979-540-6878
    Samantha Retzlaff  979-716-0397

    Collection sites at:
    Lee Co. school campuses, My Friend’s House Day School, Giddings Public Library, Round Top State Bank and ZOCH’S Laundrymat and Washateria.

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Rejuvenation, 179 South Main

    Rejuvenation Inc Thrift Shop
    Open House

    December 10, 2019 from 9:30am
    179 South Main

    Come in for refreshments and meet our volunteers!

    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Festival Concert Hall, Round Top

    Saturday December 14, 2019

    The Nutcracker Ballet

    Ovation Ballet Company

    August to April Series

    Festival Concert Hall
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    View Prices and Purchase

    Nutcracker Ballet

    The Legendary Ballet Danced by Children for Children of All Ages

    Round Top Festival Institute will once again present Tchaikovsky's holiday classic ballet, The Nutcracker. This year's production celebrates the 12th annual performance danced by Ovation Ballet Company, a youth ballet company in residency at Dancers Workshop in Austin. The legendary ballet will be one show only at the Round Top Festival Institute Concert Hall on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM.

    The performance of The Nutcracker will include a cast of over 70 dancers ranging from second grade through high school. Chris Ehresman, Austin-based actor/singer/dancer, will again join the cast as the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer. This year's production will include two dancers from the local area. Local students hail from La Grange and Weimar. These dancers are ballet students at Saltare Studio in La Grange. They travel to Austin every Saturday to rehearse with Ovation Ballet Company members who are all students at Dancers Workshop.

    New costumes for the Snowflakes in the Snow Scene have been added to this year's production along with several sections of new choreography. The ballet also includes dancing party guests, menacing rats, soldiers brandishing candy canes, Mother Ginger and her beloved BonBons, graceful snowflakes and flowers, the handsome Nutcracker Prince and...the most famous holiday favorite, the Sugar Plum Fairy.

    Tickets are Adult $40, Student $20. Special prices are available for groups of 20 or more. Call the office for more information. General seating. Tickets for this event generally sell out. Buy your tickets early. Tickets will be held at the will call table on the west side of the concert hall. Doors open at 3:00 PM.

    Don't miss this holiday favorite danced by children for children of any age!

    Overnight accommodations will be available on campus for this weekend.

    Office/Information/Room Reservations: 979-249-3129

    Concert Hall Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954
    • 18 Apr 2020
    • Festival Hill Institute, Round Top

    Round Top Festival Institute Celebrates 50 Years in 2020!

    RTFI Logo

    A Golden Jubilee of Music

    50th Anniversary Gala - Saturday, April 18, 2020


Past events

19 Nov 2019 Texas Well Owner Network in Lincoln
18 Nov 2019 Join the Census Team!
17 Nov 2019 His Shoes. Her Shoes. Marriage Seminar
16 Nov 2019 Houston Brass Band Concert
16 Nov 2019 Children's Health Fair
14 Nov 2019 Business & Breakfast - Chamber Eye Opener
13 Nov 2019 Community Campfire
11 Nov 2019 Veteran's Day Breakfast
09 Nov 2019 Bloody Mary Social with Jericho Burley
08 Nov 2019 Noon Lions Chili Supper
07 Nov 2019 Natural Resources Webinar
04 Nov 2019 Burleson County Beef and Forage Program - Caldwell
01 Nov 2019 Turkey Supper at Christ Lutheran, Loebau
01 Nov 2019 Turkey Supper
01 Nov 2019 Theater Forum - Festival Hill
01 Nov 2019 Wine Fest in Round Top
31 Oct 2019 Trunk or Treat - Church of Christ
31 Oct 2019 Trunk or Treat at Immanuel
31 Oct 2019 Jam Session
31 Oct 2019 Family Halloween at the Library
30 Oct 2019 Lunch & Learn - Personnel Services
30 Oct 2019 Fall Festival - First Baptist
27 Oct 2019 BBQ Benefit - Tim Moore
27 Oct 2019 Homecoming Service at Bethel St. Paul Baptist
27 Oct 2019 Fall Festival - St. Margarets
26 Oct 2019 Tomas Cotik Violin Recital at Festival Hill
26 Oct 2019 JS Bach at Festival Hill
25 Oct 2019 South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic- Brenham
24 Oct 2019 Pastor Appreciation at Concord
24 Oct 2019 Womens Luncheon Benefits Family Crisis
24 Oct 2019 Sidewalk Sale & Pumpkin Decorating
20 Oct 2019 Find Your Center with Mike Barnes
19 Oct 2019 Women's Firearm Safety Class - Needs RSVP
17 Oct 2019 Hospice Myths, Facts & More - Round Top Library
17 Oct 2019 Lee County Chapter Banquet
15 Oct 2019 Texas Grain Sorghum Election
14 Oct 2019 Country Music On Monday
13 Oct 2019 Family and Friends Day Service
13 Oct 2019 Fried Chicken Lunch at Martin Luther
12 Oct 2019 Fall Fest at the Cowboy Church of Lee County
11 Oct 2019 Fish Fry - Breakfast Lions
11 Oct 2019 Kenny Ortz & Wes Nickson Band
11 Oct 2019 Landowner Summit - Brenham
08 Oct 2019 Chicken Spaghetti Lunch - Study Club
05 Oct 2019 Rockdale Fall Music Festival - Rockdale
04 Oct 2019 Chicken Fry at Concord
04 Oct 2019 Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon-Dime Box
01 Oct 2019 National Night Out
01 Oct 2019 Walk in Coffee & Bake Sale
26 Sep 2019 Blood Drive-Lexington
25 Sep 2019 A Brunch of Fun
24 Sep 2019 Food Handlers Class
22 Sep 2019 Texas Wendish Fest
21 Sep 2019 Native Bee Workshop - La Grange
21 Sep 2019 Peace, Purse and Bingo-La Grange
19 Sep 2019 Walk in Coffee - First Assembly of God
16 Sep 2019 Food Manager Certification Training
15 Sep 2019 4H Fried Chicken Dinner
13 Sep 2019 Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival
11 Sep 2019 Life Screening
07 Sep 2019 Hunter Education Training
31 Aug 2019 Play Music on the Porch Day- Winedale
30 Aug 2019 Chopped BBQ Brisket Fundraiser
29 Aug 2019 Pond Weeds Seminar
28 Aug 2019 Circus Spectacular
28 Aug 2019 AUTHOR! AUTHOR! in Round Top
24 Aug 2019 Denim & Diamonds Gala
24 Aug 2019 Brahms and Tchaikovsky
24 Aug 2019 Chamber Music Trio at Festival Hill
20 Aug 2019 Pesticide Applicator License
20 Aug 2019 Preserving Family Heritage: Legal and Estate Planning Seminar
17 Aug 2019 Lincoln VFD Picnic
16 Aug 2019 Car Seat Fitting Station - Lexington
14 Aug 2019 Computer and IPhone Class
11 Aug 2019 Community Back to School Bash - Lexington
10 Aug 2019 39th Annual SLCVFD Barbecue
10 Aug 2019 Back to School Giveaway
10 Aug 2019 Lexington Pancake Breakfast
07 Aug 2019 Summer Sounds - Chamber Mixer
06 Aug 2019 2019 Annual Chamber Banquet and Community Awards
03 Aug 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Clean Up Day-Smithville
26 Jul 2019 Lee County Youth Center Summer Fundraiser
26 Jul 2019 Dinosaur George at the Round Top Library
25 Jul 2019 Dance Party at Round Top Library
24 Jul 2019 Lunch & Learn in Schulenburg
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
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
04 Jun 2019 Kids Summer Education & Enrichment at Round Top
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
23 Apr 2019 Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast
19 Apr 2019 Community Easter Egg Hunt
12 Apr 2019 Career Expo - Giddings Middle School
23 Mar 2019 Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk
19 Mar 2019 Lee County Day at the Capitol
03 Mar 2019 American Legion Barbecue
01 Mar 2019 Lee County Swim Team Registration
12 Feb 2019 Wendish Walk In Coffee
01 Feb 2019 Lee County Wildlife Association Annual Meeting
29 Jan 2019 Job Fair
26 Jan 2019 Chili Bowl Cookoff and Chili Lunch - Giddings Lions
21 Jan 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
19 Jan 2019 20th Annual Prayer Workshop
19 Jan 2019 Family Crisis Center Dinner & Dance Gala
04 Jan 2019 GEDC Open House
18 Dec 2018 Combined Community Action Christmas Open House
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
01 Dec 2018 Neighborhood Christmas Party at Ace Hardware
30 Nov 2018 Ace Hardware Holiday Open House
18 Nov 2018 Community Thanksgiving Service - First Assembly of God
02 Nov 2018 Noon Lions Chili Supper
20 Oct 2018 Lexington Pumpkinfest & Chocolate Lovers Festival
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

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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