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    • 17 Jun 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • 02 Aug 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)

    Emerging Artists Contest
    Call for Entry: $3500 in Prizes
    Deadline for entry August 2, 2021
    Open to youth entering 6th-12th Grade of the Fall 2021 Semester

    Categories:
    Drawing - Painting - Mixed Media -
    Photography - Three Dimensional

    Enter online at:
    artsforruraltexas.org/emerging-artists-contest
    Call 979-378-2113 or email
    artsforruraltexas.org

    • 21 Jun 2021
    • 1:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill Institute, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Monday June 21, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Edythe Bates Old Chapel
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM




    This concert is open to the public free of charge. Limited seating. Please check the website for COVID precautions and requirements one week prior to the event.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 22 Jun 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Tuesday June 22, 2021

    Young Persons' Concert

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    11:00 AM

    Conductor
    Emilio Colón


    Make Reservations

    Free admittance with reservations. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. Check the website for the most current COVID policy.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Don't miss the FREE Young Persons' Concert on Tuesday, June 22 at 11:00 am in the Festival Concert Hall. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. The program opens with Toy Symphony by Joseph Haydn and concludes with the very entertaining Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns. The Texas Festival Orchestra will perform under the direction of Emilio Colón, joined by narrator James VanDemark. Due to the social distancing policy, we are unable to invite audience members on stage this year.


    Programs are subject to change.

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 22 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Virtual Community Hiring Event from Workforce Solutions
    Restaurant, Retail and Hospitality
    Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    You are Essential, and our community needs you! 

    Local Restaurant, Retail, and Hospitality companies from across Central Texas are hiring immediately to fill open positions and are eager to connect with you.

    Join us online Tuesday, June 22, from 10AM-4PM to meet with dozens of employers to get back to doing what you love, or find a new career opportunity.

    Learn about training opportunities, certification, higher wages, and leadership opportunities.

    Jobseekers Register Now:

    https://tinyurl.com/233u78w7

    Employer Registration:

    https://tinyurl.com/tzadcmd6

    Click to Download an Event Flyer

    • 22 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • online zoom

    Buffalo Soldiers and the Opportunity - Winedale Zoom Talk
    Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    At noon

    On Tuesday, June 22 at noon, join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka, of Texas Parks and Wildlife, as they explain who the Buffalo Soldiers were and how opportunity helped to establish these men in American history.  From horseback to bicycles, join them on zoom to explore the trailblazing men who became known as the Buffalo Soldiers. 

    E-mail tricia.blakistone@austin.utexas.edu for the link to this talk.

    • 26 Jun 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    2 Concerts at Festival Hill
    Visit the Festival Hill website for more information and to buy tickets

    Saturday June 26, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.


    Saturday June 26, 2021

    Texas Festival Orchestra

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Conductor
    Fabio Mechetti


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Monday June 28, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Edythe Bates Old Chapel
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM



    Open to the public free of charge. No reservations necessary.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 02 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • 04 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • around Giddings TX

    Giddings Sesquicentennial Celebration
    July 2 - July 4, 2021

    Giddings is 150 years old! Come celebrate with us the entire July 4 weekend.

    Friday - July 2
    Grimes Street Music Fest from 5-10pm around the Courthouse Square

    Saturday - July 3
    Vendors and Programs around the Courthouse Square from 10am-3pm
    Other Events and Programs still in Planning
    (contact the Chamber is you want to take part! 542-3455)

    Sunday - July 4
    Firemen's BBQ Sale in the morning at Firemens Park
    Visit the Round Top Parade
    Fury on the 4th Rodeo in Giddings
    Fireworks at Firemens Park in the evening

    • 02 Jul 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Courthouse Square, Giddings

    Grimes Street Music Fest
    Friday, July 2, 2021
    from 5pm-10pm
    Around the Courthouse Square, Giddings

    Featuring The Lost Cause Band and
    TEXAS UNLIMITED BAND

    Free community event. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and listen to music around the Courthouse Square, just like in the good ol' days.

    • 03 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    3 Concerts at Festival Hill
    Piano Galore! 1:30pm
    American Chamber Music Concert 3:30pm
    Texas Festival Orchestra 7:30pm
    Visit the Festival Hill website for more information and to purchase tickets

    Saturday July 3, 2021

    Piano Galore!

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    1:30 PM - 2:35 PM


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.


    Saturday July 3, 2021

    American Chamber Music Concert

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    3:30 PM - 5:15 PM


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.


    Saturday July 3, 2021

    Texas Festival Orchestra

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

    Conductor
    Michelle Merrill


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 05 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • 248 Jaster Road, Festival Hill, Round Top

    Monday July 5, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Edythe Bates Old Chapel
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM



    Open to the public free of charge. No reservations necessary.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129


    • 05 Jul 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Villas of Giddings 270 Lazy Oaks Lane

    COMMUNITY YARD SALES!
    SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021
    8 am to 1 pm
    Villas of Giddings
    270 Lazy Oaks Lane

     

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    • 13 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Tuesday July 13, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM



    Open to the public free of charge. No reservations necessary.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    • 14 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Wednesday July 14, 2021

    Chamber Music Concert

    2021 Young Artists

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    7:30 PM - 11:00 PM



    Open to the public free of charge. No reservations necessary.

    50th Season Partner
       

    The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129



    • 15 Jul 2021
    • 10:00 AM (UTC-06:00)
    • Online or in Round Rock

    Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is joining with its partners at the Texas Veterans Commission & Texas Workforce Commission to host the 2021 Veterans Summer Job Fair, an in-person and virtual hiring event for military veterans and their families, on Thursday, July 15, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Kalahari Resorts Texas in Round Rock.

    Veterans, transitioning military, and spouses, connect with military-friendly recruiters from dozens of local companies, eager to hire our nation's heroes. Learn about their exciting career opportunities in the Rural Capital Area (Bastrop; Blanco; Burnet; Caldwell; Fayette; Hays; Lee; Llano; and Williamson counties), and take part in free virtual career-enhancement workshops right from your own computer, or mobile device. All job-seekers welcome.

    • 17 Jul 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • Festival Hill, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top

    Closing Concerts at Festival Hill
    Visit the Festival Hill website for more information and to buy tickets

    Saturday July 17, 2021

    Closing Chamber Music Concert

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    3:30 PM - 5:15 PM


    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.


    Saturday July 17, 2021

    Texas Festival Orchestra (Closing Concert)

    Round Top Music Festival - 2021

    Festival Concert Hall
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Conductor
    Carl St. Clair

    View Prices and Purchase



    50th Season Partner
        The Burdine Johnson Foundation

    Programs are subject to change.

    248 Jaster Road
    PO Box 89
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129


    • 07 Aug 2021
    • (UTC-06:00)
    • First Assembly of God Church, Giddings

    Back to School Giveaway
    First Assembly of God Church
    More details to follow

Past events

19 Jun 2021 3 Concerts on June 19 at Festival Hill, Round Top
18 Jun 2021 Soundpainting Performance at Festival Hill
15 Jun 2021 Aquatic Vegetation: Beneficial or Pest? - webinar
14 Jun 2021 Whataburger Blood Drive
12 Jun 2021 Opening Chamber Music Concert at Festival Hill
10 Jun 2021 3 Concerts at Festival Hill, Round Top
06 Jun 2021 Fish Fry Fundraiser - Texas Wendish Heritage Society
05 Jun 2021 Goat Roping at Cowboy Church of Lee County
30 May 2021 Serbin Picnic
18 May 2021 From Rodeos to Reckless and Everything In Between: Exploring the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
18 May 2021 Giddings High School Job Fair
18 May 2021 Water Quality for Fisheries Management - webinar
15 May 2021 Veterans Honor Park Dedication Ceremony
15 May 2021 Texas Juvenile Justice Dept Job Fair
12 May 2021 Job Fair -by Primoris Energy
11 May 2021 Welcome Back Community Celebration
11 May 2021 BBQ on Bun Fundraiser
09 May 2021 Mother's Day Feast - Christ Lutheran Church Loebau
07 May 2021 Lincoln Crawfish Boil
06 May 2021 National Day of Prayer
30 Apr 2021 Lexington Homecoming
29 Apr 2021 Circus Spectacular in Giddings
29 Apr 2021 Lexington Homecoming
20 Apr 2021 Two Step Your Way Through Time and Discover Texas history in our Historic Dance Halls
20 Apr 2021 Aquatic Herbicides & Permitting - webinar
17 Apr 2021 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
16 Apr 2021 2021 Virtual Poetry at Round Top - Registration
15 Apr 2021 Rodeo Giddings
10 Apr 2021 Blaha and Fitz-Gerald, Duo Piano - Festival Hill, Round Top
10 Apr 2021 LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - FREE CLEAN UP DAY
04 Apr 2021 SpringFest Pancake Breakfast in Lexington
03 Apr 2021 Film Festival at Billig Ranch Preserve - McDade
02 Apr 2021 Fish Dinner for Good Friday
02 Apr 2021 Good Friday Barbecue in Lincoln
28 Mar 2021 BBQ Chicken Dinner at Christ Lutheran Church
28 Mar 2021 Holy Week at Immanuel Lutheran Church
27 Mar 2021 Girlfriends Night Out - Pajama Party
27 Mar 2021 Easter Egg Drop in Lexington
19 Mar 2021 Grand Opening of Altman Outlet Store
16 Mar 2021 Houston's Gulf Hotel Fire - Zoom lunch and learn
16 Mar 2021 Fish Management Strategies - WEbinat
13 Mar 2021 James Dick, Piano Recital at Festival Hill, Round Top
13 Mar 2021 James Dick, Piano Recital- Festival Hill, Round Top
09 Mar 2021 Registration for Poetry at Round Top Virtual Workshops
06 Mar 2021 St. Patrick's Casino Night
03 Mar 2021 Lee County Junior Livestock Show
28 Feb 2021 Fried Chicken & Sausage Dinner Dime Box VFD
23 Feb 2021 Blood Drive at the Library
16 Feb 2021 Aquatic Vegetation Webinar
16 Feb 2021 German-Texas Research at the Texas Land Office - zoom
16 Feb 2021 Will My Aquatic Vegetation Return? - webinar
13 Feb 2021 Festival Hill's Bybee Library Virtual Fundraiser
02 Feb 2021 5 Proven Ways to Massive Sales & Profits Webinar
30 Jan 2021 Thomas Burritt, Marimba at Festival Hill
29 Jan 2021 Annual Manheim Youth Supporters Stew Supper
29 Jan 2021 Brazos Valley CEU goes Virtual
25 Jan 2021 Master Naturalist Training
19 Jan 2021 Pond Stocking by Dr. Todd Sink-Webinar
12 Jan 2021 The Underground Railroad Through Texas and Into Mexico
16 Dec 2020 Drive Thru Nativity - Cowboy Church of Lee County
15 Dec 2020 Blood Drive
13 Dec 2020 Silent Nights Christmas Lights, Drive-Thru Light Extravaganza
12 Dec 2020 Ugly Sweater Party for Blue Santa
12 Dec 2020 Christmas around the Square in Lexington
06 Dec 2020 The Polar Express Christmas Fest
26 Nov 2020 Community Thanksgiving Dinner
25 Nov 2020 Free Mobile Mammograms
22 Nov 2020 Community Thanksgiving Service
22 Nov 2020 Sip & Shop Christmas Market
20 Nov 2020 Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival-Cancelled
18 Nov 2020 Winterizing the Cattle Herd
17 Nov 2020 Old 300: Gone to Texas Virtual Lecture
15 Nov 2020 Pork Steak Dinner Benefit for Amy Wagner
14 Nov 2020 Veterans Honor Park Dedication Ceremony-Cancelled
11 Nov 2020 Veterans Day Breakfast
08 Nov 2020 Fried Chicken Dinner at Immanuel School
06 Nov 2020 Turkey Supper in Loebau
06 Nov 2020 Blue Santa 2020
03 Nov 2020 Hamburger Cook Out
27 Oct 2020 Free Community Seminar - Protect Our Kids
27 Oct 2020 Fall Festival at First Baptist Church
24 Oct 2020 Denim & Diamonds
20 Oct 2020 Overview of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
20 Oct 2020 Blood Drive
20 Oct 2020 The San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
17 Oct 2020 Rope and Smoke - Breakfast Lions -CANCELLED
13 Oct 2020 Spaghetti Fundraiser
11 Oct 2020 Grimes Street Music Fest
11 Oct 2020 Fried Chicken Dinner for the Lara Family
09 Oct 2020 CPRA Rodeo Finals
06 Oct 2020 National Night Out- CANCELLED
04 Oct 2020 Shane Hanchey Invitational Calf Roping
11 Jul 2020 LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - FREE CLEAN UP DAY
04 Jul 2020 Fury on the 4th
04 Jul 2020 Firemen's July 4th Celebration


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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