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Upcoming events

    • 18 Aug 2018
    • 19 Aug 2018
    • Lincoln Community Picnic Grounds

    Lincoln Volunteer Fire Dept Picnic
    at the Lincoln Community Picnic Grounds
    August 18 & 19, 2018

    Saturday 18:

    12:30pm:  42 Tournament registration
    2:30pm:   Washer tournament registration
    3:00pm:   Michael Craig Music Machine
    5:00pm:   Good old fashioned hamburger meal, concession stand with Blue Bell Ice cream supporting St. John Lincoln youth.
    6:30pm:   Live Auction

    Sunday 19:

    11:00am:   Fried Chicken, with all the trimmings. Eat in or to go.

    For more information call Kari 979-716-4747
    Edward 979-540-0670

    • 18 Aug 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Festival Hill Institute, Round Top

    Chamber Music Trio Poster

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    3:00 PM


    Festival Concert Hall
    248 Jaster Road
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129


    Buy Tickets Now or at the door
    Doors open at 2:00 PM
    Adult $25, Student $10
    General seating


    The Chamber Music Trio will perform on the Festival Concert Hall stage this Saturday, August 18. Featuring Louis-Marie Fardet, cello; Chavdar Parashkevov, violin; and Viktor Valkov, piano, the ensemble will perform music by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. View the Repertoire for the afternoon concert.

    Chamber Music Trio in Concert


    This Saturday at Festival Hill


    The ensemble performs in The Geary Studio


    Courtesy Houston Public Media


    Chamber Music Trio YouTube Thumbnail
    Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor by Felix Mendelssohn (10:16)
    Skyline Sessions: Francoeur Chamber Music Society


         A reservation-only lunch will be served at 12:45 pm in the Victorian-style Menke House Dining Hall. Tickets may be purchased online when you buy concert tickets. Chef's Choice menu includes entree, vegetable, salad, bread, dessert, iced tea and coffee.


    Buy Tickets Now


    Overnight accommodations are available. Call the office or email reservations@festivalhill.org.


    Office/Information/Reservations: 979-249-3129

    Festival Hill Logo

    • 18 Aug 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Festival Hill Institute, Round Top

    Chamber Music
    August 18, 2018 at 3:00pm
    at Festival Hill Institute, Round Top
    248 Jaster Road


    Saturday August 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm
    Festival Concert Hall, 248 Jaster Road, Round Top, TX 78954
    email: info@festivalhill.org
    Tel. 979-249-3129

    Chamber Music: Chavdar Parashkevov, violin; Louis Marie Fardet, cello; Viktor Valkov, piano.

    Works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich

    http://festivalhill.org

    • 24 Aug 2018
    • Firemans Park, 2495 West Hwy 290

    Giddings Swap Meet In August
    Cancelled

    According to their post on Facebook, Matt and Robert have decided to cancel the Giddings Swap Meet:

    I am sorry to inform everybody but we have decided to no longer do the swap meet. We would like to thank all of our vendors, spectators, friends and family that came and helped make it what it was.

    Thanks, Matt

    For information: Call Matt  512-581-2802   or  Robert:   512-581-2801


    Email:giddingsswapmeet@yahoo.com                                  http://www.giddingsswapmeet.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/Giddings-Swap-Meet-332035160163551/?rf=107771132706429

    • 24 Aug 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 613 W. Houston - Shorter Chapel AME Church

    Chopped Barbecue Brisket Sandwich
    on Friday, August 24, 2018
    from 11:00am-2:00pm or until sold out
    613 W. Houston - Shorter Chapel AME Church

    Plates for a donation of $10

    Brisket sandwich
    Chips
    Pickles, onions
    Bottled Water
    Dessert

    For pre-orders and more information contact:
    Charles Etta Francis 979-542-3379
    Cheryl Jones 979-716-3039

    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Bastrop Convention Center, Bastrop

    Feed the Need Gala
    Saturday, Sep 15, 2018
    from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
    at the Bastrop Convention Center
    1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop


    Feed the Need Missions, a Bastrop-based non-profit, invites Bastrop and the surrounding communities to join us for our seventh annual fundraiser event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 6:00- 10:00 PM at the Bastrop Convention Center 1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, TX 78602.

    This year’s The Beyond Gala will feature a new “Roaring Twenties” theme with a live jazz band and dancing.  A delicious steak dinner catered by Southside Market & Barbeque will be served, as well as have a silent auction.

    The Beyond Gala will help raise support for food and other expenses for Feed the Need Missions five communities located in the Bastrop, Texas area for the coming year. Individual tickets are $50, and tables are $300. Tickets can be purchased at https://feedtheneed.org/gala/.

    This year’s The Beyond Gala is sponsored by Spiradrill Inc.; Southside Market & Barbeque; Deep in the Heart Art Foundry; First National Bank; River Valley Christian Fellowship; Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative; YMCA; Bastrop Christian Church; First United Methodist Church Smithville; Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Bastrop; Heirs of Grace Freedom Church (HOG); Jana Hellbusch, All City Real Estate; Chick-fil-A; Double H Construction; Garner & Riley Physical Therapy.

    For more information or to purchase tickets to the event, please visit http://feedtheneed.org/gala/.

    About Feed the Need Missions

    Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Bastrop, Texas, Feed the Need Missions is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that exists to feed people physically and spiritually. Currently Feed the Need Missions is located in six different towns across Texas and serves weekly hot meals to anyone in need, about 6,000 meals a month. Feed the Need Missions also provides disaster relief and sends teams across the country to serve hot meals and a listening ear to those hit with devastating circumstances.
    • 05 Oct 2018
    • 06 Oct 2018
    • DimeBox

    Black Bridge Fest & Mini Marathon
    October 5-6, 2018 (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 Booths, classic cars, quilt display, live music, street dances.

    Friday, October 5
    Beginning at 6 PM – Free will donation chili/hot dog supper, music, 42 Tournament, Little Mister and Little Miss Black Bridge Pageant, street dance

    Saturday, October 6
    41st Annual Mini Marathon begins at 9 AM, followed by fun, food, and games, car show, quilt display, craft booths, music, parade.

    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
    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall & Giddings Country Club
    Tee Off Against Child Abuse
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    at 8:30 AM - 4 PM
    Pine Forest Golf Club, a Buttross Golf Club
    636 E. Riverside Dr, Bastrop, Texas 78602

    Join us as we tee off against child abuse! This 4 man scramble tournament features traditional and Peoria scoring, TWO hole in one contests, lots of fun games, food, raffles and so much more!
    $75 per player / $300 per team.

    We are also looking for $100 hole sponsors!
    Call or email April at the CAC to register! 512.321.6161 or cacbastrop@austin.rr.com

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • RT-C Elementary, in Round Top

    Round Top-Carmine ISD Fall Festival
    October 27, 2018
    from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    at the RT-C Elementary, in Round Top


    Games and Carnival
    Raffle and Silent Auction
    Hamburgers and Hot Dogs
    Chili Dogs
    Desserts

    Pie Eating Contest
    Entertainment

    Sponsored by: RT-C Parent's Club
    Like us on Facebook!


    • 08 Dec 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • No Location

    The Nutcracker Ballet

    Saturday, December 8, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Festival Hill Institute in Round Top


    Buy your tickets now for the 11th annual performance of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic ballet, The Nutcracker. Tickets generally sell out by Thanksgiving.

    Adult $40. Student $20. Special prices are available for groups of 20 or more. Call 979-249-3129 for more information. General seating.


    Buy Tickets Now


    Festival Concert Hall
    248 Jaster Road
    Round Top, TX 78954
    979-249-3129

    Nutcracker

Past events

16 Aug 2018 PHI Air Medical - Round Top Family Library
14 Aug 2018 Healthy Living Summer Series - with Tejas Health Care
12 Aug 2018 Back to School Celebration at Davam
11 Aug 2018 38th Annual SLCVFD Barbecue
11 Aug 2018 Back to School Giveaway
09 Aug 2018 Country Music Thursday
04 Aug 2018 Cowboy Church of Lee County Fundraiser
27 Jul 2018 Ventriloquist Nancy & Her Friends - Round Top
24 Jul 2018 Blood Drive - Giddings Library
21 Jul 2018 Breakfast Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament
10 Jul 2018 Bible Study & Guest Speaker Q&A
09 Jul 2018 Immanuel Lutheran Vacation Bible School
04 Jul 2018 Firemen's July 4th Celebration
29 Jun 2018 Private Applicator Training
26 Jun 2018 Senior Expo at American Legion
25 Jun 2018 Vacation Bible School
22 Jun 2018 Lee County Youth Center Summer Fundraiser
22 Jun 2018 Happy Hearts Quilt Guild-Quilt Show
21 Jun 2018 13th Annual Golf Tournament
19 Jun 2018 Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast - Tejas Health Care
14 Jun 2018 AIR EVAC in Round Top
10 Jun 2018 Ledbetter Homecoming
09 Jun 2018 Opening Orchestral Concert - Festival Hill
08 Jun 2018 Relay for Life
04 Jun 2018 Enroll Now at Lee County Youth Center
03 Jun 2018 Round Top Music Festival 2018
27 May 2018 Senior Citizen Gaming Party in Round Top
27 May 2018 Homecoming Bazaar and Picnic
26 May 2018 License to Carry Classes- Jigsaw Weaponry
26 May 2018 The Wizard of Oz, Dance Giddings
23 May 2018 Spring Revival-Paige
17 May 2018 Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ
13 May 2018 Mother's Day Homecoming-Loebau
12 May 2018 Knights of the Round Table Gala
12 May 2018 Plant Sale for the Youth Center
11 May 2018 Lincoln VFD Crawfish Boil
11 May 2018 Preserving the Harvest - Can Now Eat Later
06 May 2018 Little League BBQ
05 May 2018 Mother's Day Hat and Tea at Concord Church
05 May 2018 BBQ Fest
04 May 2018 CPRA Rodeo in Lexington
03 May 2018 National Wild Turkey Federation-Lee County Chapter Banquet
03 May 2018 Lexington Homecoming
01 May 2018 Open House at the Chamber of Commerce
29 Apr 2018 Country Gospel Jamboree
29 Apr 2018 Spring Fling at St. Margaret's
27 Apr 2018 Annual Women's Conference
26 Apr 2018 Open House & Breakfast at Immanuel Lutheran
20 Apr 2018 Poetry Festival at Round Top
14 Apr 2018 LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - FREE CLEAN UP DAY
12 Apr 2018 Rodeo Giddings 2018
10 Apr 2018 BBQ on a Bun
10 Apr 2018 Martin Luther Walk In Coffee
08 Apr 2018 Fried Chicken Dinner
31 Mar 2018 Shred Day at H&R Block
24 Mar 2018 Garage Sale
22 Mar 2018 Annual Fish Fry - Concord Church
18 Mar 2018 BBQ Chicken Fundraiser - Manheim
17 Mar 2018 St. Patricks Day Chili Cook Off and Gun Raffle
10 Mar 2018 Varmint Hunt - Jigsaw Weaponry
04 Mar 2018 American Legion BBQ
03 Mar 2018 Veteran's Resource Fair in Bryan
03 Mar 2018 6th Annual Emmett Hannes Mem. 5K
02 Mar 2018 Fish Fry Fundraiser
01 Mar 2018 Lee County Junior Livestock Show
23 Feb 2018 Casino Nite Fundraiser
21 Feb 2018 Coffee & Donuts
15 Feb 2018 Give Blood
13 Feb 2018 Wendish Walk In Coffee
06 Feb 2018 Annual Chicken Spaghetti Luncheon-GNH Lions
03 Feb 2018 Superhero Soirée at the Silos
02 Feb 2018 Cirque Italia in Austin
27 Jan 2018 Chili Bowl and Chili Lunch - Giddings Lions
27 Jan 2018 CPR & AED Training - Round Top
26 Jan 2018 Brazos Valley CEU Conference
26 Jan 2018 2018 Brazos Valley CEU Conference
20 Jan 2018 Round Top Chili Cook Off - Round Top
19 Dec 2017 Nitsche Group Christmas Open House
16 Dec 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day
14 Dec 2017 Liquor Depot - Engraving Event
14 Dec 2017 LIQUOR DEPOT
14 Dec 2017 2nd Annual Christmas Karaoke for Senior Citizens
14 Dec 2017 Country Karaoke Christmas
13 Dec 2017 Round Top State Bank Christmas Open House
09 Dec 2017 Christmas at Winedale - Round Top
09 Dec 2017 Christmas Craft Bazaar
08 Dec 2017 First National Bank Christmas Open House
07 Dec 2017 Christmas at the Courthouse
07 Dec 2017 Ashley's Attic Christmas Party
07 Dec 2017 Citizens National Bank Open House
01 Dec 2017 Christmas Open House - Giddings Library
23 Nov 2017 Community Thanksgiving Dinner
23 Nov 2017 Thanksgiving Service -Concord Church
19 Nov 2017 Community Thanksgiving Service
19 Nov 2017 Surviving the Holidays event
19 Nov 2017 Christmas Merry Marketplace Arts & Crafts Show
16 Nov 2017 St. John UCC A Cappella Choir - Round Top
10 Nov 2017 Veteran's Day Breakfast
09 Nov 2017 Tejas Heath Care - Ribbon Cutting
31 Oct 2017 Halloween Hamburgers
31 Oct 2017 Fall Festival at Immanuel Lutheran Church
29 Oct 2017 St. Margaret's Fall Festival
28 Oct 2017 An Evening of Culture-Faith County II
27 Oct 2017 Halloween at the Library
21 Oct 2017 Chocolate Lover's Day
17 Oct 2017 Chicken Spaghetti Luncheon - Study Club
14 Oct 2017 Chicken Fried Steak Meal - Paige VFD
14 Oct 2017 Lee County Commissioners Free Clean-Up Day
13 Oct 2017 Phillips and Luckey Ribbon Cutting
10 Oct 2017 Pink Ribbon Affair
07 Oct 2017 Fireman's Feast in Ledbetter
03 Oct 2017 National Night Out
03 Oct 2017 Walk in Coffee & Bake Sale
29 Sep 2017 Early Operation Christmas Present - LC EMS
27 Sep 2017 Lunch & Learn - 7 Steps to Bulletproof Hiring Decisions
17 Sep 2017 Colorado River Flood Benefit
09 Sep 2017 Wine and Dine with Patsy Cline- Round Top
09 Sep 2017 Lions Founders Day - Paige
08 Sep 2017 Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival
07 Sep 2017 Texas Word Wrangler Kick-Off Gala
01 Sep 2017 King Ranch Plate Fundraiser - LCYC
18 Aug 2017 Teen Scene
12 Aug 2017 Benefit for Firefighter Clifton - Barbecue
26 Jul 2017 Painting with a Twist
22 Jul 2017 Outdoor Extravaganza
21 Jul 2017 Teen Scene
21 Jul 2017 Senior Expo in LaGrange
29 Jun 2017 Capitol Tour of Washington DC
17 Jun 2017 Hamburger Supper - Paige
17 Jun 2017 Juneteenth Parade and Block Party
11 Jun 2017 St. John Lutheran Church Picnic
09 Jun 2017 Cattle Marketing Seminar
02 Jun 2017 Little League Closing Ceremonies
28 May 2017 St Joseph Dime Box Picnic
28 May 2017 Serbin Picnic
21 May 2017 Waldeck Lutheran Church Picnic-Ledbetter
18 May 2017 Paul Spellman talks about the Texas Rangers
09 May 2017 Lexington Pumpkinfest Clinics
06 May 2017 Sporting Clay Shoot
06 May 2017 Run for Rotary 5K
04 May 2017 Program - Controlling Feral Hogs
29 Apr 2017 City of Giddings Spring Clean Up
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
04 Apr 2017 One Act Play - Love of a Pig
02 Apr 2017 BBQ Chicken Fundraiser
01 Apr 2017 Girlfriends Boot Camp - Girls Night Out
28 Mar 2017 Open House - Lee County EMS
24 Mar 2017 Movie Night in the Park
18 Mar 2017 Bake Sale
17 Mar 2017 Lexington Vintage & Antique Market
17 Mar 2017 Job Fair - Cat Spec Specialty
05 Mar 2017 American Legion Barbecue
28 Feb 2017 Lee County Day at the Capitol
25 Feb 2017 Scrapbook and Craft Benefit
05 Feb 2017 CASA Superbowl Party
10 Jan 2017 Ben Hur Shrine Circus
10 Jan 2017 New Volunteer Training-Hospice Brazos Valley
16 Dec 2016 Holiday Open House
13 Dec 2016 Chili Supper
03 Dec 2016 Coats for Kids
26 Nov 2016 SHOP Small Saturday
25 Nov 2016 Lights of Tejas
19 Nov 2016 Fall Bazaar - Lexington Methodist
19 Nov 2016 Chili Cook Off and 5K
14 Nov 2016 Blue Santa - Timeline of Events
12 Nov 2016 Sock Hop
12 Nov 2016 Chili Supper and Auction
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
25 Oct 2016 Worship Night in America
16 Oct 2016 Oktoberfest Polka Worship
13 Oct 2016 Cruise Night in Giddings
08 Oct 2016 Chicken Fried Steak Meal
08 Oct 2016 Vincent's Roofing Customer Appreciation Day
01 Sep 2016 Fayette County Fair
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
30 Jun 2016 Blood Drive
24 Jun 2016 Memories of Home Quilt Show
20 Jun 2016 Vacation Bible School - Martin Luther

Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce                               Phone: (979) 542-3455
Mailing address: 183 E. Hempstead, Giddings TX 78942      

Physical Location: Giddings Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center at 183 E. Hempstead, Giddings TX 78942
Also houses: Lee County Museum
(on the Courthouse square)

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

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