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Schulenburg Festival

Thursday, August 3, 2017 thru Sunday, August 6, 2017, Schulenburg

The annual Schulenburg Festival raises money for local scholarships and support for the entire community. The festival has something for everyone, including such events as several great concerts, a rodeo, golf, etc. Thousands of area citizens attend each year and the festival draws thousands of visitors from all over the State of Texas. The event is put on by a host of volunteers.

THURSDAY:

6 PM – 10 PM – Lions Club Carnival ($15 wristbands available)

7:30 PM – 10:30 PMDavid Lewis Band

8:00 PM – Rodeo

FRIDAY:

9 AM – Golf Classic @ Flatonia Golf Course

4 PM –  CASI Chili Cook-off Check-in

4 PM –  Fayette County Area Go Texas, Inc. Open Jackpot Bar-B-Que Cook Off begins

5 PM – midnight – Lions Club Carnival ($20 wristbands available)

6:30 PM – 8 PMThe Hitmen

7 PM – Men’s Softball Tournament begins

7:30 PM – 11 PM – Rodeo

8:30 PM – 10 PM Shenandoah

10:30 PM – midnightMike Ryan

SATURDAY:

6:30 AM – 5K Fun Run/Walk Registration (event begins @ 7:30 AM)

8 AM – Women’s Softball Tournament begins

9:30 AM – 5K Fun Run/Walk Awards

10 AM – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and Jackpot Bloody Mary Contest

11 AM – Tricycle Races

11:30 AM – Kiddie Parade (Wolters Park)

12:30 PM – 3:30 PMLos Kolaches

1 PM – 4 PM  – Reunion Registration @ Civic Center

4 PM – 7 PM Josh Tiemann Band

5 PM – Cow Chip & Egg Toss Contest registration deadline

6 PM – 11 PM – Lions Club Carnival ($20 wristbands available)

6:30 PM – Cow Patty Bingo

7:30 PM – 11 PM – Rodeo

7:30 PM – 9 PMTexas Unlimited Band

9:30 PM – 11 PMSam Riggs

11:30 PM – 1 AMTexas Unlimited Band

SUNDAY:

11 AM – Parade

Noon – 6 PM – Lions Club Carnival ($15 wristbands available)

12:30 PM – 4 PM Texas Dream Band 

4:00 PM – 7 PMTexas Unlimited Band

 

Note: times & performers are subject to change.

For more information visit their website @ Schulenburg Festival.

The Fayette County Fair

Thursday, August 31, 2017 thru Sunday, September 3, 2017 – La Grange, Texas

The Fayette County Fair is held annually on labor day weekend.  The fair includes a carnival, livestock shows, live entertainment, cook-offs, and more. The parade in downtown La Grange on Saturday at 10:30am .

The entertainment this year includes: Thursday – Blue Sunset Band (4 pm), Friday –  Taylor Melayne (4 pm), Red Ravens (8 pm), and Texas Unlimited Band (8 pm), Saturday – Los Kolaches (1 pm), Jeff Woolsey (4 pm), Dean Seltzer & Redneck Mothers (7 pm), Curtis Grimes (8 pm), and Kevin Fowler (10 pm), Sunday – Spirit Riders (11 am), Keith Hickle (2:30 pm), Incredible Music Makers (4 pm), Mark Randall Band (6 pm), Sunny Sweeney (7 pm), and Clay Walker (9 pm).

Free parking will be available at the Fairgrounds on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Easy-Way Express will be available as well. It’s easy and safe! Take the air-conditioned shuttle bus from the covered sidewalk corner of Prosperity Bank in downtown La Grange, to the Fayette County Fair Main Gate, beginning at 6:00pm each evening, and return from the Fair to downtown anytime until closing.

Additional parking will also be available across the road from the Fairgrounds, next to the St. Mark’s Medical Center.

 

$35 season passes are available July 17th  until August 30th.  (This pass is good for ALL FOUR DAYS!)

Day passes will be available at the gate.  Day pass prices: Thursday-$10, Friday-$15, Saturday-$25, Sunday-$35

Blue Sunset Band (Thursday – 4 pm to 11 pm)

 

Taylor Melayne (Friday – 4 pm to 7:30 pm)

 

Red Ravens (Friday – 8 pm to 11:55 pm)

 

Texas Unlimited Band  (Friday – 8 pm to  12:00 am)

 

Los Kolaches (Saturday – 1 pm to 4 pm)

 

Jeff Woolsey (Saturday – 4 pm to 8 pm)

 

Dean Seltzer & Redneck Mothers ( Saturday – 7 pm to 1 am)

 

Curtis Grimes (Saturday – 8 pm to 9:30 pm)

 

Kevin Fowler (Saturday – 10 pm to 11:30 pm)

 

Spirit Riders (Sunday – 11 am to 12:15 pm)

Keith Hickle (Sunday – 2:30 pm to 6 pm)

 

Incredible Music Makers (Sunday – 4 pm to 7:30 pm)

 

Mark Randall Band (Sunday – 6 pm to 11:55 pm)

 

Sunny Sweeney (Sunday – 7 pm to 8:30 pm)

Clay Walker (Sunday – 9 pm)

Visit their webpage at http://www.fayettecountyfair.org/.

CVC Employees Donate to Turtle Wing

Turtle Wing Foundation was the recipient of a $235 donation from the employees of Colorado Valley Communications.  The money for the donation was collected at a company employee family  “Luau Party” held at the Hostyn Church Parish Hall on April 28, 2017.  Susie Shank, Turtle Wing Foundation Managing Director, accepted the donation.  Also pictured are the employees who organized the awesome event.

More information about the Turtle Wing Foundation is available @ www.turtlewingfoundation.org.

Texas Antique Weekend

Saturday, September 16 – Sunday, October 8, 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

Texas Heroes Day

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Monument Hill & Kreische State Historic Sites, La Grange

Come out to the park at 414 State Loop 92, La Grange, Texas to celebrate Texas Heroes Day . The day begins with a performance by the Monument Hill Singers singing songs by Texans imprisoned in Mexico. Throughout the day, there will be demonstrations of pioneer activities such as: spinning, rug weaving, basket making, soap making, corn shelling. There will be an auction of a Texas flag. At the end of the day, costumed re-enactors will conduct a solemn wreath laying ceremony with black powder rifle volleys.

This will be a great time to tour the park that La Grange is blessed to host in our area. See the amazing view of the Bluff and the Colorado River. Bring your entire family. There will be something for all ages to enjoy. Enjoy seeing our Texas history come alive.

The event is sponsored by The Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery Docent Organization. For more information call 979-968-5658.

 

TCHCC Heritage Fest & Muziky

The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange will be hosting the Heritage Festival & Muziky on October 20-21, 2017.  There will be vendor and craft booths along with great music, Taroky Tournament, food, and cold beverages.  A country store and a Czech store will be open for your shopping.  Heritage demonstrations will be going on during the day in the Czech Village plus activities for the children.

Come see the antique farm equipment and car show.  Finish the day with a huge firework finale at 9:30 pm.

Friday, October  20, 2017 – (4:00 pm to 10:00 pm)

Octoberfest on the Deck w/ music from the Dujka Brothers Band.  Chicken ‘N Dumplings served.

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017 – (11:00 am to 9:30 pm) 

Entertainment all day in the Hospoda (Beer Garden).  Music by the Red Ravens and Bohemian Dutchmen.  Muziky, Muziky – Legend Series, Part V @ the Amplitheater from 7 pm to 9:30 pm.   Grand Fireworks Finale @ 9:30 pm.

 

Visit their website @ http://www.czechtexas.org/Heritage-Fest.html.

Turtle Wing Donation

 

Turtle Wing Foundation was the recipient of a $200 donation made by the employees of Colorado Valley Communications on January 11th. The donation was made in honor of Carl Miller.  Mr. Miller volunteers his time during the holiday season to play the role of Santa at our Christmas party. The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communications’ Charity Fund, which is made up of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities.  Susie Shank, Turtle Wing Foundation Managing Director, accepted the donation.

More information about the Turtle Wing Foundation is available @ www.turtlewingfoundation.org.