700MHz LTE Upgrade

Colorado Valley Communications is currently upgrading our 700 MHz LTE network. During the upgrade you may experience intermittent connection losses. Our technicians are monitoring the situation and working diligently to prevent unnecessary disruptions. We appreciate your patience as we strive to enhance the quality of your service.

Should you need Internet assistance, please call our 24/7 Tech Support at 1-877-452-9035. To report landline or long distance outages, please call 242-5915 or 1-800-242-5915. To reach our business office, you may dial 242-5911 or 1-800-242-5911 between 8AM and 5PM, Monday – Friday.

Again, thank you for your business and your patience.

Unplug Modems During Lightning Storms

PLEASE remember to unplug your high-speed modem and router during lightning storms.  Surge protector can’t always protect your equipment.  If your internet connection runs through the phone line, disconnect the cord from the jack because power surges can also travel through the phone line and fry your equipment.

GigaNet fiber service

 

Accelerate Your Business with Ultra-High Speed Internet!
Available in downtown La Grange
Free Activation with 24-month contract
Starting at $79.95 per month
For more information, click the “GigaNet fiber service” tab under the Internet menu
or give us a call at 979-242-5911

 

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Texas Antique Weekend

Friday, September 16 – Sunday, October 2, Round Top and Warrenton

The Texas Antique Weekend is held twice a year.  The event consists of more than 60 antique collectors, décor and fashion shows in barns, dance halls, under tents and in fields in and around the Round Top – Warrenton area over a three week period.

The “weekend” event originally was held over a three day period but now extends over two and one-half weeks that end the first weekend of April and October every year.

AntiqueWeekend.com™ – Antique Weekend Show Info

 

Visit their webpage at http://www.antiqueweekend.com/indexmain.html

Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 1st – La Grange

3pm to 7pm on the Courthouse Square

Come to Oktoberfest to enjoy a variety of craft beers in the heart of Texas’ historic brewing area. Ticket price includes 12 samples of craft beer along with a commemorative mug.

For people who do not drink beer, you can purchase a $10 designated driver ticket, which gives you access to the German cuisine and live music. Also, they have children’s tickets available for purchase ($5 for children ages 5 & up).

This event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of La Grange and will benefit local charities.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-in-la-grange-tickets or at the La Grange Visitor’s Bureau (171 S. Main Street). For more information, call 979-968-3017.

 

 

Fayetteville Lickskillet Days Festival

Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16 – Fayetteville, Texas

Come to the Fayetteville Lickskillet Days Festival to celebrate Fayetteville’s German and Czech heritage. This annual event has been going on since 1976.  Rumors are that the town of Fayetteville was at one point called “Lick Skillet”. When late-comers complained about all the food being gone, they were told to “lick the skillet”. So get there EARLY!

The festival features a bean and BBQ cook-off, kids’ activities, food, beer, wine, cold drinks, arts and crafts, Czech singers and dancers, polka, live music, street dance, raffles, Texan Cheerleaders, Queen Pageant, and a home town parade.

The event is sponsored by Fayetteville’s Chamber of Commerce.

Visit their webpage at Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce.

Flatonia Czhilispiel 44

Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30 – Flatonia, Texas

The Flatonia Czhilispiel 44 is a celebration of Flatonia’s Czech and German heritage. The name comes from a play on the word “Chili” with a “z” added for a Czech flair. Plus the German word “speil” meaning play. This festival has been going on since 1973 so this will be Flatonia’s 44th time hosting the event. Proceeds are used to help with local needs. The event is held every year on the fourth full weekend of October.

The event includes a Czhilin, Beans & BBQ Cook Off. Jackpot Margarita contest for the adult Czhili competitors. Other events include an auction, 5K, golf tournament, car & truck show, and lots of children games. The organizers will be announcing more events  soon so keep checking the link below.

Come see the Grand Parade on Sunday at noon.

The live music this year includes:

Friday:

6:30pm to 8:30 pm – The Hitman

9:00pm to midnight – Atraxion De La Cumbia

Saturday:

1:30pm to 4:30pm – Shiner Hobo Band

5:00pm to 6:30pm – JD Clark

7:00pm to 8:30pm – Curtis Grimes

9:00pm to 10:30pm – Josh Ward

11:00pm to 12:30am – Kevin Fowler

Sunday:

10:00am to 12:00pm – D’Vine Testament

1:30pm to 4:30pm  – Texas Dream Band

5:00pm to 8:30pm – The Original Velvets

 

Visit their webpage at http://www.flatoniachamber.com/p/czhilispiel.

Schmeckenfest

Thursday, December 1, 2016

5 pm to 8 pm

Fayette County Courthouse Square

Come to the La Grange Schmeckenfest and taste 30 wassail (hot cider) recipes made by various business owners and community leaders.  This will be the 9th year for this wassail competition crowning the Schmeckenmeister for the year.

This festival starts with a Christmas parade around the Square followed by the lighting of the Fayette County Christmas tree on the Courthouse lawn.  There will be many activities for the children including a bounce house, midway games, the Schmecken-ball pit, winter wonderland crafts and Christmas cookie decorating.

Pioneer Bank will be hosting a Winter Wonderland for children of all ages, including activities such as snowman building, making snowflakes, making ornaments and an opportunity to complete your list of wishes for Santa.

Directions: Schmeckenfest takes place on the courthouse square in downtown La Grange – one block west of the intersection of Hwy 71 and Hwy 77.

For more information, please contact the City of La Grange Main Street and Visitors Bureau @ 979-968-3017.

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