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Upcoming events

    • 27 May 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Masonic Lodge, 277 E. Hempstead, Giddings

    JD Giddings Masonic Lodge #280
    Open House

    Saturday, May 27, 2017
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    277 E. Hempstead, Giddings

    Have you ever been curious about what is inside a Masonic Lodge? What it looks like or what furnishings are in the Actual Lodge Room where the meetings take place, or the actual meaning of some of the symbols, stations and places?
    What is a Mason? What do they do?

    Well...

    Now you can investigate for yourself. Come join us and learn a little bit about Freemasonry

    • 28 May 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • Serbin Picnic Grounds, FM 2239

    Serbin Picnic
    at the Serbin Picnic Grounds, FM 2239
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    English Worship Service 8:30am
    conducted by Pastor John Schmidt

    Barbecue sold by the pound only
    Boneless beef - Chicken - Pork
    From 9:00am til Sold Out

    Also Ladies Aid Stand selling trimmings:
    Potato salad, beans, noodles, and pastries of all kinds.

    Arts and Crafts

    Youth League Hamburger Stand

    Activities Include:
    2:00pm Baseball Game - Yoakum and Serbin
    2:00pm School children's program
    2:30pm Children's booths and games
    2:30pm Barrel Train Rides for the kids
    3:00pm Washer Tournament -Sign up by 2:30pm

    Entertainment 3:00pm-8:00pm
    The Donnie Wavra Band

    Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Open
    10:00am - 5:00pm

    • 28 May 2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • St Joseph, Dime Box
    St Joseph Dime Box Picnic

    Sunday, May 28th

    BBQ starts at 10:30am

    Auctions, Games, Music & More...

    • 02 Jun 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Round Top Family Library in Round Top
    Kid's S.E.E. Kickoff Party
    at the Round Top Family Library
    June 2, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:30pm

    Hands on Science fun!

    Free movie event - Secret Life of Pets

    Join scientist, Dr. Mom, for experiments, movie and lots of fun.

    www.ilovetoread.org
    979-249-2700



    • 10 Jun 2017
    • Bastrop Convention Center

    Boots, BBQ & Casino for CASA
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    at the Bastrop Convention Center

    Tickets at casaofbastrop.org
    512-303-2272

    Be a Sponsor!

    $5000 Sponsor
    Reserved table for 8, admission tickets for 8, name/logo acknowledgement on all printed materials and posted on CASA website

    $2500 Sponsor
    Reserved table, four admission tickets, name/logo acknowledgement on printed materials and posted on CASA website

    $1000 sponsor
    Two admission tickets, name/logo acknowledgement on program and posted on CASA website

    $500 Sponsor
    One admission ticket, name/logo acknowledgement on program and posted on CASA website

    $250 Sponsor
    Sponsor a gambling table. This sponsor will have the company/logo posted on the table and in the program.

    Any Monetary Contribution
    Make any monetary contribution to Casino Night. The sponsor will have their name posted in the program.

    Live Auction
    Items with a value of more than $200, sponsorship will have their names posted in the program

    Silent Auction
    Please contact CASA with donations for the silent auction. This sponsor will have their name posted in the program.

    Kristi Glasper, CASA executive director
    512-303-2272

    Donna Jones, CASA board president
    832-326-9613

    Jeanette Shelby, CASA Casino fundraiser chair
    512-281-3412

    • 29 Jun 2017
    • Tour Washington DC, call 979-542-2753

    Capitol Tour of Washington DC
    June 29-August 6, 2017
    Seating is Limited

    Deposits are due May 26
    with monthly installments due each month through July

    Join the Lee County Extension Education Association for 9 days and 8 nights trip to the nation's Capitol. A journey destined not to be forgotten. Included in your tour fee are accommodations for 8 nights, continental breakfast each morning at the hotel, admissions and transportation to and from all scheduled events and driver gratuity.

    Requests are pending for tours of the White House, US Capitol, Pentagon, and National Cathedral.

    July 29-30 Travel days
    July 31-Aug 4 - Washington DC sightseeing
    Aug 5-6 Travel days

    Single occupancy $1300 per person
    Double occupancy $950 per person
    Triple occupancy $750 per person
    Quad-occupancy $650 per person

    Any guest under age 18 must be accompanied by adult

    Call Tonya Poncik, Lee County Extension Agent
    979-542-2753

    • 29 Jun 2017
    • 7:30 AM
    • Giddings Municipal Golf Course
    12th Annual Golf Tournament
    from the Rotary Club of Giddings
    at the Giddings Municipal Golf Course
    June 29, 2017

    Four person scramble
    Reserved for the first 25 teams registered

    Entry deadline: June 24, 2017
    Registration starts at 7:30am
    Meal is served at 12:00pm
    Shot gun start at 8:30am and 1:30pm

    All proceeds go to scholarships and community service projects

    Mail registrations to:
    Mark Johnson, 1915 FM 141, Giddings TX 78942

    Phone numbers:
    Mark 979-540-9527
    Wayne Galipp 979-542-7282

    • 12 Jul 2017
    • 1:30 PM
    • Round Top Family Library 206 W. Mill st., Round Top

    Lizza Connor
    Award winning kid's singer & song writer

    1:30pm
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    at the Round Top Family Library
    206 W. Mill st., Round Top

    Through sing-a-longs and dance Lizza provides a one of a kind, interactive, live musical experience, engaging and inspiring kids of all ages.


    • 20 Jul 2017
    • 1:00 PM
    • Round Top Family Library 206 W. Mill, Round Top

    Bob Cordell, the Great American Slide Show
    Round Top Family Library
    206 W. Mill, Round Top
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    at 1:00pm

    Magical fun for everyone!
    Free admission


    Round Top Family Library
    206 W. Mill, Round Top TX
    979-249-2700
    www.ilovetoread.org


    • 26 Jul 2017
    • 1:00 PM
    • ROUND TOP FAMILY LIBRARY, 206 West Mill Street, Round Top

    Repco Wildlife Encounters
    July 26, 2017 at 1:00pm
    ROUND TOP FAMILY LIBRARY
    206 West Mill Street, Round Top
    www.ilovetoread.org

    Join us on an adventure in wildlife. Discover an array of amazing reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates from around the world including:
    giant snakes
    rain forest frogs
    endangered amphibians
    tropical tarantulas

    Free admission

    • 09 Sep 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Round Top Rifle Hall, Round Top

    Wine & Dine with Patsy Cline
    September 9, 2017
    Doors open at 5:30pm
    Historic Round Top Rifle Hall, Round Top
    710 FM 1457 in Round Top
    Benefiting the Round Top Family Library

    Enjoy a wonderful evening of classic country and western music and homestyle fare in a setting that harkens back to Nashville elegance of the late 1950's.

    The Almost Patsy Cline Band will provide wonderful music and stories as you enjoy a meal complete with all your childhood home-cooked favorites.

    Exciting and unique items will be available for your biddings with proceeds going to the Library.

    Tickets are available online at:

    ilovetoread.org or call the library at:
    979-249-2700


    • 06 Oct 2017
    • 07 Oct 2017
    • DimeBox

    Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
    October 6-7, 2017 (1st Saturday)
    Dime Box, TX


    ANNUAL DIME BOX BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL & 40TH 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, street dances.

    Friday, October 6
    Beginning at 6 PM – chili/soup supper, music, 42 Tournament, Little Mister and Little Miss Black Bridge pageant.

    Saturday, October 7
    40th Annual 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: rhondapharis@yahoo.com
    or call 979-777- 8682;
    dimeboxlionsclub.com
    or check us out on Facebook: Dime Box Black Bridge Festival and Mini Marathon

Past events

21 May 2017 Waldeck Lutheran Church Picnic-Ledbetter
18 May 2017 Paul Spellman talks about the Texas Rangers
18 May 2017 Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ
16 May 2017 Dime Box Athletic Banquet
14 May 2017 Mother's Day Homecoming-Loebau
12 May 2017 Shakespearean Night-Rescheduled
12 May 2017 Lincoln VFD Crawfish Boil
11 May 2017 National Wild Turkey Federation-Lee County Chapter Banquet
09 May 2017 Lexington Pumpkinfest Clinics
07 May 2017 Little League BBQ
06 May 2017 Sporting Clay Shoot
06 May 2017 Run for Rotary 5K
04 May 2017 Program - Controlling Feral Hogs
04 May 2017 Lexington Homecoming
29 Apr 2017 Benefit for Michael Kieschnick
29 Apr 2017 City of Giddings Spring Clean Up
28 Apr 2017 Annual Women's Conference
27 Apr 2017 Blood Drive - Giddings Library
23 Apr 2017 Fried Chicken Dinner
22 Apr 2017 Night of Praise
22 Apr 2017 BBQ Cookoff & Gun Raffle
21 Apr 2017 Bar-B-Que Sandwiches
09 Apr 2017 Spring Festival - Immanuel Lutheran
08 Apr 2017 LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - FREE CLEAN UP DAY
06 Apr 2017 Rodeo Giddings 2017
04 Apr 2017 One Act Play - Love of a Pig
02 Apr 2017 Country Gospel Jamboree
02 Apr 2017 BBQ Chicken Fundraiser
01 Apr 2017 Girlfriends Boot Camp - Girls Night Out
28 Mar 2017 Open House - Lee County EMS
28 Mar 2017 Martin Luther Walk In Coffee
24 Mar 2017 Movie Night in the Park
23 Mar 2017 Annual Fish Fry
18 Mar 2017 Bake Sale
17 Mar 2017 Lexington Vintage & Antique Market
17 Mar 2017 Job Fair - Cat Spec Specialty
10 Mar 2017 Fish Fry Fundraiser
05 Mar 2017 American Legion Barbecue
04 Mar 2017 Pulled Pork Sandwiches Benefit
04 Mar 2017 6th Annual Emmett Hannes Mem. 5K
04 Mar 2017 Emmett Hannes Memorial 5K
02 Mar 2017 Lee County Junior Livestock Show
28 Feb 2017 Lee County Day at the Capitol
25 Feb 2017 Scrapbook and Craft Benefit
24 Feb 2017 Casino Nite Fundraiser
24 Feb 2017 Carmine Chamber Mixer
23 Feb 2017 Anthony Ianni - Anti Bully Advocate
19 Feb 2017 Benefit for Rady Simmons
19 Feb 2017 Soul Food Dinner
16 Feb 2017 Trunk Show: Pat Dahnke at A Blast From the Past
14 Feb 2017 Wendish Walk In Coffee
12 Feb 2017 Turkey Dressing Dinner
11 Feb 2017 Valentine's Sweetheart Dance
07 Feb 2017 Annual Chicken Spaghetti Luncheon-GNH Lions
05 Feb 2017 CASA Superbowl Party
10 Jan 2017 Ben Hur Shrine Circus
10 Jan 2017 New Volunteer Training-Hospice Brazos Valley
01 Jan 2017 Chili Bowl and Chili Lunch - Giddings Lions
17 Dec 2016 Paige Lions Club Christmas Party
16 Dec 2016 Holiday Open House
15 Dec 2016 Country Karaoke Christmas
13 Dec 2016 Chili Supper
10 Dec 2016 Christmas Craft Bazaar
03 Dec 2016 Coats for Kids
01 Dec 2016 Santa at the Depot
26 Nov 2016 SHOP Small Saturday
25 Nov 2016 Ledbetter's Christmas Lane of Lights
25 Nov 2016 Lights of Tejas
24 Nov 2016 Community Thanksgiving Dinner
20 Nov 2016 Community Thanksgiving Service
20 Nov 2016 Christmas Merry Marketplace Arts & Crafts Show
19 Nov 2016 Fall Bazaar - Lexington Methodist
19 Nov 2016 Chili Cook Off and 5K
17 Nov 2016 St. John UCC A Capella Choir
14 Nov 2016 Blue Santa - Timeline of Events
12 Nov 2016 Sock Hop
12 Nov 2016 Chili Supper and Auction
11 Nov 2016 Veterans Breakfast
10 Nov 2016 Ribbon Cutting for Gourmet Divas
05 Nov 2016 Movie in the Park
05 Nov 2016 Paige City Wide Garage Sale
04 Nov 2016 Turkey Supper
01 Nov 2016 Service of the Hunt
31 Oct 2016 Trunk or Treat
30 Oct 2016 St. Margaret's Fall Festival
29 Oct 2016 Women's Firearm Safety Class
25 Oct 2016 Worship Night in America
25 Oct 2016 Spooktacular Open House - Texas Country Title
22 Oct 2016 Halloween at the Depot
18 Oct 2016 Giddings Residence & Rehab - Chamber Mixer
16 Oct 2016 Oktoberfest Polka Worship
15 Oct 2016 Chocolate Lover's Day
13 Oct 2016 Cruise Night in Giddings
11 Oct 2016 Pink Ribbon Affair
08 Oct 2016 Chicken Fried Steak Meal
08 Oct 2016 Vincent's Roofing Customer Appreciation Day
08 Oct 2016 Free Clean-Up Day
07 Oct 2016 Diabetes Awareness Trail Ride
06 Oct 2016 Chicken Fry
06 Oct 2016 Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan
04 Oct 2016 National Night Out
04 Oct 2016 Meet & Greet - Trevor Dickschat
04 Oct 2016 Walk in Coffee
02 Oct 2016 Holy Family Catholic Church Fall Festival
30 Sep 2016 Cookin' fer CCA - Cookoff & Fundraiser
25 Sep 2016 Texas Wendish Fest
18 Sep 2016 Fried Chicken Dinner & Raffle Fundraiser
17 Sep 2016 Chicks and Chocolate
17 Sep 2016 Brain Power Fun Run
14 Sep 2016 Coffee with the Legion
11 Sep 2016 Fried Chicken Dinner
10 Sep 2016 Used Book Sale
10 Sep 2016 LCWildlife Asc. - Outdoor Extravaganza
09 Sep 2016 Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival
08 Sep 2016 Texas Word Wrangler Kick-Off Gala
01 Sep 2016 Fayette County Fair
31 Aug 2016 Help Bring "Girls on the Run" to Lee County
26 Aug 2016 Giddings Swap Meet
20 Aug 2016 Donuts at the Depot
13 Aug 2016 35th Annual SLCVFD Barbecue
13 Aug 2016 Back to School Giveaway
24 Jul 2016 VanGogh & Paint
10 Jul 2016 Sunday Drive Through Dinner
05 Jul 2016 Hospice Brazos Valley New Volunteer Training
04 Jul 2016 Firemen's 4th of July Celebration
02 Jul 2016 Round Top Music Festival
30 Jun 2016 Blood Drive
28 Jun 2016 Senior Expo - RED, WHITE, & YOU!
25 Jun 2016 Lee County Youth Center Summer Fundraiser
24 Jun 2016 Memories of Home Quilt Show
24 Jun 2016 Happy Hearts Quilt Guild-Quilt Show
20 Jun 2016 Vacation Bible School - Martin Luther
19 Jun 2016 Man Church
18 Jun 2016 Juneteenth Parade and Block Party
18 Jun 2016 Vacation Bible School - Cowboy Church
17 Jun 2016 Ribbon Cutting - LRG Ranch & Range
16 Jun 2016 The Red Handkerchief – A Holocaust Memoir
16 Jun 2016 Bar-B-Que on Bun Fundraiser
16 Jun 2016 Integrating Proper Grazing Management & Post Land Treatment - Field Day
12 Jun 2016 St. John Lutheran Church Picnic
11 Jun 2016 Casino for CASA
11 Jun 2016 Grand Opening of Jigsaw Weaponry
10 Jun 2016 Relay for Life
06 Jun 2016 Country Music Monday - Lone Star Opry
05 Jun 2016 Round Top Music Festival
04 Jun 2016 Mary Kay Debut Party & Ribbon Cutting
29 May 2016 Homecoming Bazaar and Picnic
26 May 2016 Grassfed Beef Production Conference
21 May 2016 100 Mile Ride
19 May 2016 Old 300: Gone to Texas
19 May 2016 Author Paul Spellman Talks
10 May 2016 Retired Teachers Meeting
07 May 2016 Sporting Clay Shoot
05 May 2016 Health & Beauty Grand Opening Week
03 May 2016 Ribbon Cutting - Head to Toe
28 Apr 2016 Soil & Water Meeting
22 Apr 2016 An Evening with Chad Prather
19 Apr 2016 BBQ on a Bun
19 Apr 2016 BBQ on a Bun
18 Apr 2016 Masonic Lodge Presentation
16 Apr 2016 Spring Fest-Open House-Farmer's Market
15 Apr 2016 Chicken Fajita Dinner for DECA
15 Apr 2016 Riley Key 5D Scholarship Barrel Race
13 Apr 2016 Water Well Owner Training
01 Apr 2016 Art Bra Contest
29 Mar 2016 Lunch & Learn - Achievement Now
28 Mar 2016 Round Top Antiques Week
25 Mar 2016 Good Friday Barbecue
21 Mar 2016 Community Builder Award Presentation-JDG Masonic Lodge
18 Mar 2016 Benefit Fish Fry

Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce    289 W. Railroad    Giddings TX 78942         (979) 542-3455

Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com            Tourism email:   giddingschamber@gmail.com

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