CHAMBER CHAT – August 2019

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July 27, 2019

CHAMBER CHAT – August 2019 B. Halfin 07/24/19

Come into the cool and join the Wallis Chamber BIG BARN BASH Annual Banquet on Saturday, August 10th at the Columbus Club Hall in Wallis, Texas. Dress is ‘Country Cowboy’ and Social starts at 6pm with Dinner at 7pm catered by Ben’s Chuck Wagon. Live Music will be featured through-out the evening by TEXAS LEGACY. Individual Dinner & Dance tickets are only $12 each or sponsor a Table for (8) at $150. The BIG BARN BASH also includes a 50/50 raffle and Silent Auction. We’ll also be drawing for the winner of the Lotto Basket Raffle with $100 worth of Lotto Tickets. Get your chance at the Lotto Basket, a ticket for $5 each or 5 for $20, need not present to win. Come boot-scoot in and have some fun, while assisting the Wallis Chamber of Commerce with continuing support of area business and community organizations, scholarships, Christmas Parade and all things in the Wallis! We’re currently accepting Silent Auction items and straight-up donations are always welcomed too. Contact Bernadette at 281-239-5203 for the BIG BARN BASH and/or Lotto Basket Raffle tickets or just drop by the Wallis Bank or FNB-Wallis locations and pick them up!

For information about Wallis Chamber of Commerce, ‘The Little Chamber That Can’ visit, or Email


July 25th Thursday Katy/West Houston Corporate Team Kickoff
Walk to END Alzheimer’s RSVP to Fredy Batres at or call 713-314-1330 * Start or Join a Team

July 26th Friday AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR **KICK OFF DANCE** with Cody Ray Henry Band Shrimp Boil & Lineup Launch Party
All you can eat Shrimp & Drinks – $30 per Person or $6 Dance Only – Doors Open at 5:30pm – Serving from 6:30-8pm – Dance 8:30-11pm – Dessert & Live Auction Advanced Tickets Only at: Austin County Fair Office, 1st National Bank of Bellville, Sealy Chamber of Commerce or any Fair Board Director. Proceed benefit Austin County Fair Memorial Scholarship Fund.

July 26th Friday 9:am-3pm Hospice Brazos Valley – New Volunteer Training w/Lunch Provided
302 E. Blue Bell Rd Brenham, Texas. There are many ways you can share your gifts & serve! RSVP Jessica Andrade, Volunteer Coordinator 979-277-9525 /

July 26-27 Friday & Saturday Follow The Pink – Kimberly Jones Benefit Barbecue Sale
12303 Hwy 36th W. Wallis, Texas 77485 ~ Please Support

July 27th Saturday 8pm-11:30pm PUBLIC DANCE
Wallis American Legion Post 200 Hall 330 Legion Road Wallis, Texas 77485 Featuring the “ Lost Cause Band” Doors Open at 7pm ~ Band 8-11:30pm ~ Cash Bar & $2 Set-Ups ~ Admission $10. Contact: John Kopecky: 979-398-0734 COME OUT AND HAVE A GREAT TIME DANCING TO SOME FABULOUS MUSIC!

July 28th Sunday Super Supper Celebration Extravaganza – Christian City Fellowship Free event Kids 4yrs to 5th grade – Text “Summer” to 979-318-3176 / Games, Pizza, Crazy Fun, Water Activities / Family Fun Day 10am-12pm & “Kids Only” Super Summer Celebration 12-4pm Christian City Fellowship 5243 Hwy 36 Sealy, Texas – / 979-885-3113

July 30th Texas Tuesday Series – The Kenny Store featuring MAX STALLING
7pm Doors Open ~ Show Starts at 8:30pm ~ $12 Advance & $15 at the Door ~ Outdoor Stage Kids 6 and under – FREE For TICKETS visit

August 2nd Friday Community C.O.R.E. BINGO NIGHT
proceeds benefit CASA for Kids At Huff Brewing Co. 9805 Koehn Rd, Bellville, TX. First Game at 6pm – $5for 6 Games- Cash Prizes

August 3rd Saturday 9am-12pm Bellville Farmers Market
under the Jim Bishop Pavilion Vendor and/or Shoppers information see

August 10th 6-10pm Saturday Wallis Chamber of Commerce – **BIG BARN BASH!!!
Dinner & Dance * 50/50 * SILENT AUCTION * Lotto Basket Raffle * Music by TEXAS LEGACY Social @ 6pm – Dinner @ 7pm Provided by Ben’s Chuck Wagon and Dress is Country Cowboy! Wallis Columbus Club Hall 703 Columbus Road Wallis, Texas 77485 Tickets or Tables 281-239-5203

August 10th 6:30pm Backyard at the Blacksmith Shop featuring DAVID LEWIS
FREE backyard concert 7:30-9pm Benefiting the Bellville Science Olympiad Team. B.E.S.T. (Bellville Engineering Science & Technology) Booster Club selling grilled hamburgers, chips & soda. Bring your own blanket, lawn chair & cooler. Try some tomahawk throwing with Forged in Fire finalist Jacob Sewell.

August 10th BGRC [Bellville Golf & Recreation Club] BBQ Cook-Off
Proceeds benefit MGA Sign Up Deadline: Thursday, August 8th & Check in Saturday, August 10th, 5am, Call Art 979-240-3970 to organize Early Check-in, Cash Prizes based on Entries. / 979-865-9058

August 16th Friday WINE NIGHTS
Under the stars Only at EMERY’ BUFFALO CREEK With Live Music, Beer, Cocktails, Wine & Snacks! 10827 Hwy 36 Bellville, TX * 979-865-0702

August 17th 8pm-Midnight: Remember When Community Dance with COUNTRY LEGACY
Tickets $7 Advance & $10 at Door ~ Kids 12 & under FREE ~ $2 Beer / Set Ups ~ Hamburgers Coshatte Agricultural Society Hall 5778 Smith Rd Bellville, TX. 979-865-3407

August 23rd Friday 8am Texas AgriLife Extension: Horticulture Seminar
Liedertafel Hall, Sealy The Horticulture Committee of Austin County invites everyone to the 5-Hour Horticulture CEU Seminar. Topics cover a wide range of areas including fall gardening101, urban gardening, fruit & nut tree production, lawn & ornamental maintenance and feral hogs environmental impact and control.  Registration $25, RSVP: Austin County AgriLife Extension 979-865-2072 or visit

August 26th Monday: Texas AgriLife Extension: Owning Your Piece of Texas – Ag Laws

8:30 Registration & Program 9am-3pm Cat Spring Ag Hall 13035 Hall Rd. Cat Spring, Tx 78933. These FREE half-day programs are designed to educate landowner on legal issues. All participants receive a copy of the “Owning a Piece of Texas” Handbook. Covets Water Rights, Landowner Liability, Eminent Domain, Special Use Tax Valuation, Fence Law, and more. Free but Registration REQUIRED. or Austin County 979-865-2072

August 29th Monday: Texas AgriLife Extension: Homeowner Maintenance of Septic Systems
8:30-4pm at the Washington County Fair Grounds, Sales Facility 1305 E Blue Bell Rd. Brenham, TX. The course provides a basic understanding of the ops & maintenance of conventional & aerobic septic systems. Provides homeowners in Washington & Austin Counties with the certification to maintain their own aerobic system! To register: 979-277-6212 or visit

This Summer 9-5 March 30 –Sept. 2nd – “SEA OF MUD” Archeology Exhibit at SAN FELIPE de AUSTIN – State Historical Site,
San Felipe, Texas. New 10,000 sq ft museum. Learn about the Mexican army’s misfortunes during the Texas Revolution when 2,500 Mexican soldiers and 1,500 female camp followers foundered in the muddy fields of Wharton County., The REAL Texas Deal * * 979-885-2181

Sept. 4th Wednesday – KENNY Concert Series RODNEY CROWELL * THE TEXAS TOUR
The KENNY Store – Visit our Website for Tickets

Helping One Another – Meals On Wheels – HOA Incorporated of Austin County
915 Frydek Rd. Sealy, Texas 77474 **Volunteers Welcomed to fill Monday thru Friday routes!  Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-2pm Phone: (979) 885-4188 / Email:

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