CHAMBER CHAT – November 2018 B. Halfin 10/30/18
Rain or Shine it’s time for the WALLIS CITY WIDE GARAGE SALES on Saturday, November 10th!! The Wallis Development Corporation started this many years ago and it’s become an annual event for bargains & treasure hunting though out Wallis. For me it’s a GREAT time to pull out all the stuff that I’m not using or no longer need and prepare the house for the Holiday season, but typically I find new stuff to bring back in too!
SAN FELIPE de AUSTIN is hosting the FATHER OF TEXAS CELEBRATION! Join in Saturday, November 3rd 9am-4pmwith FREE ADMISSION. Enjoy living history demonstrations, Author talks & book signings, themed tours, visit with Archeologist and tour the new visitor center & museum. If you haven’t seen this Austin County jewel, here’s wonderful opportunity located at 220 2nd St., San Felipe, Texas 77473. See www.VisitSanFelipedeAustin.com for information.
Don’t forget Veterans Day on Sunday November 11th!! There’s a few events around the area to honor and celebrate our local Veterans. The Veterans Day BBQ Fundraiser at the Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200 with One half BBQ Chicken w/trimming $10.00 / Whole Chicken $10.00 / Sausage $6.00, Dine in or Drive Thru!! Serving Starts @ 10:30 am. Plus, our neighbors down the road are sponsoring the O.I.C.A.Veterans Day Meal at the Orchard Community Center. Buy your tickets now, a limited number of plates to be sold. Raffle Drawings, Desserts, etc. Dine in or go and to Reserve Meals Call 832-868-6647 or 979-478-6893.
*UPCOMING AREA ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS*
October 31st 6pm-8pm Wallis TRUNK OR TREAT – Wallis City Complex Parking Lots Hosted by the Wallis Chamber of Commerce. Contact Bernadette at 281-239-5203 for details.
November 3rd 9am-5pm FATHER OF TEXAS CELEBRATION! San Felipe de Austin FREE ADMISSION TO THIS State Historic Site for living history demonstrations, Author talks & book signings, hands-on programs for families, themed tours of the grounds, and visit with Archeologist & learn about archeology at San Felipe and tour the new visitor center & museum. 220 2nd Street, San Felipe, Texas 77473 & for more info see www.VisitSanFelipedeAustin.com.
November 3rd 11am-6pm Saturday Country Market place GARWOOD FALL FESTIVAL Enjoy an amazing Day of Art, Crafts and a host of vendors. Come have a fun day in Downtown Garwood! This non-profit and all proceeds go to support Special Arts Programs in Garwoood and surrounding areas such as the Summer art classes for kids in Eagle Lake, “special needs” adults at Texana Center in Altair and about to embark on an After-School Program for Garwood Elementary. Vendors welcome for Outdoor, Flea Market or Indoor Booth spots, to register; www.EastmanGallery.net or HoustonArtGuy@aol.com, or call/text 713-724-5735.
November 8th 5pm-9pm DOWNTOWN BELLVILLE THURSDAY NIGHT OUT Kick off your Christmas shopping with the shops of downtown Bellville. SHOPPING – DRINKS – FOOD – FRIENDS
November 10th **** WALLIS CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES ****+Over 80 Individual Garage Sales+ Enjoy Bargain & Treasure Hunting though out the City!
November 10th 9:00a-Noon SEALY FARMERS MARKET – Levine Park 406 Main St. Pasture Raised Meats – Fresh Produce – Kolaches – Honey – Farm Fresh Eggs – Artisan Crafted Products
November 10th 5th Annual OATH Sporting Clays Tournament Texas Premier Sporting Arms 7311 Hwy 36 S, Sealy, TX 77474 Contact Info: https://texaspremiersportingarms.com (979) 627-7827
November 10th Project Hero HONOR RIDE – 703-Columbus Rd, Wallis, TX 77485 Annual fund raising event providing life-saving services for our nation’s injured veterans. Contributions help ensure healing heros have the resolve to heal mentally, physically and emotionally. Project Hero is results oriented and veterans who participate in our therapeutic cycling program have reported a 62 percent reduction of prescription drug use. Some have eliminated their drug use altogether! For Project Hero HONOR RIDE details see www.projecthero.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
November 10th 3-9pm Second Annual Music Festival GONE TO THE DOGS Sheep herding, hay rides, BBQ, shopping. Live music with Rodeo Rockstar winner David Lewis and Texas radio awarded Jesse Raub Jr, Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson Blues Duo. Live auction, beer & wine garden. Proceeds Benefit Houston Pets Alive & All Border Collie Rescue. Tickets at www.thebonfiretexas.com. Event at Blisswood Bed & Breakfast, Cat Spring, Texas.
November 11th Veterans Day BBQ Fundraiser – The Wallis American Legion Hall Post 200 One half BBQ Chicken w/trimming $10.00 / Whole Chicken $10.00 / Sausage $6.00 Dine in or Drive Thru!! Serving Starts @ 10:30 am
November 11th O.I.C.A.Veterans Day Meal – Orchard Community Center Buy your tickets now! Limited number of plates to be sold. Make plans now to celebrate with us! Raffle Drawings, Desserts, etc. Dine in or go, Reserve Meal Call 832-868-6647 or 979-478-6893 November 13 & 14 Shinyribs at The KENNY STORE
KENNY Concert Series Tickets on website; www.thekennystore.com. November 15th Friends of Bluebonnet Opry present Debbi Davis, Taylor Kubos & Bryan Su Silver Wings Ballroom: 4100 Highway 105, Brenham, Texas. Doors open 5:30pm & Show 7:30pm Cover is $7.00 per person & all proceeds benefit HOSPICE BRAZOS VALLEY.
November 17th Saturday *Jacque Millar Benefit to Fight Paralysis* Orchard Beer Parlor * 9926 Galveston St * Orchard, Texas Starts at 10:30am until Last Person Drops! Bike Ride ~ Pool Tournament ~ BBQ Plates ~ 50/50 ~ Whiskey Wagon ~ T-Shirts ~ Auctions Kickstands Up for Jacque Scenic Benefit Ride: Registration Starts at 9:30am Kickstands Up at 10:30am $10.00 per Rider. Straight 8 Pool Tournament Registration starts 4:30 & Tournament starts at 6pm. HOSTED BY: Machine Crew & God’s Army INFO: Nicole (979)257-9097 / Carrie (979)533-4422 / Annette (281)635-7207
November 30th 10am-6pm WREATH SALE – Proceeds benefit BRAZOS VALLEY HOSPICE ONE DAY ONLY @ 302 E. Blue Bell Road, Brenham & 1048 N. Jefferson St., La Grange
December 15th HOT DANG IT’S CHRISTMAS! Wallis Chamber Christmas Parade & Santa at the American Legion Hall Parade starts at 6pm from the Guardian Angel Church and ends at the Wallis American Legion Hall for visits with Santa, BHS Jazz Band tunes, plus Burgers by the BHS Band Boosters. ** ALL ARE WELCOME TO SHARE SOME CHEER!! ** Parade Entry is FREE, but registration required. *Contact Bernadette at 281-239-5203 for details.
Every Saturday Austin County Museum Association – Austin County Jail Museum Historic Jail Tours on Saturday’s 11am-3pm or by special appointment/tours, 36 South Bell, Bellville, Texas 713-385-7141 or 979-877-8814 DiscoverBellville.com
SPONORSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITIES
HOA – MEALS ONWHEELS OF AUSTIIN COUNTY – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! We need Volunteers to fill routes Monday thru Friday, One day a week, One day every other week or one day a month. Give Us a Call (979) 885-4188.
AEDs for Law Enforcement Agencies – Eagle Scout Project: Daniel Kutch Daniel’s raising money to purchase AEDs for our law enforcement agencies. Funds to be combined with government grant to purchase more AEDs for towns across Austin County. https://www.gofundme.com/aed-eagle-scout-project.