CHAMBER CHAT – February 2020

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February 1, 2020

CHAMBER CHAT – February 2020                                                                                                                                             B. Halfin 01/31/20

February, the month of Ground Hogs and Valentines! It’s also the month to think about crepe myrtle pruning, a chore that seems harder to get done, as each year passes. For a more relaxed activity, take a drive out to Bellville for Market Day around the historic downtown square, kicking 2020 into gear this Saturday, February 1st. Bellville Market Day and Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday’s of each month with a nice variety of Vendors and unique goods, and it’s just up the way on Hwy 36. **SIGN UP TODAY ** to GIVE BLOOD on Monday, February 10th, 3:30-7 pm at Columbus Club Hall. Go to and select Mobile drives and search by date or sponsor code 0126 or contact Joanie Griffin (979) 398-0706 or Not certain if it’ll be short sleeves or a jacket for the February Dance at the Wallis American Legion Post 200 on Saturday, February 15th featuring The Texas Legacy Band.  For the Wallis American Legion Dance Schedule or Hall Reservations: Contact John Kopecky 979-398-0734 and get ready for a great time! Info on ‘The Little Chamber That Can’ visit or Email


Friday, January 31st 6:30pm: Focusing Families Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction
Austin County Fairgrounds Bellville, Texas ~ Emcee Melissa Wilson (Emmy Award Anchor Fox 26 News) ~ Tickets $40 ~ Tables & Sponsorships Available ~ Benefitting survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault

Saturday, February 1st: MARKET DAY- Around the Square ~ 9am-4pm & Bellville Farmers Market – Under the Jim Bishop Pavilion at Chesley Park 9am-12pm Info: 979-865-3407 /

Saturday, February 1st 6pm: CAST IRON WINERY – CUPCAKE & WINE PAIRING
$15 includes 5 Gourmet Mini Cupcakes paired with 5 tastes of Wine!

Thursday, February 6th Noon-8pm: 2020 CHOCOLATE WALK – Shop around Downtown Bellville Enjoy chocolate as you shop! Look for Pink & Purple Balloons at 21 participating Businesses. Pick up a Game Card & play to WIN! $500 in Downtown Dollars’ will go to the WINNERS.

Friday, February 7th 8:15-4pm: 28th Annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day at Cat Spring
Registration begins at 8am, at the door ~ $25 Gulf Coast Winegrower Assoc & $35 for non-members Followed by BYOW Social ~ Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall 13035 Hall Road, Cat Spring, Texas 78933 RSVP:, or

Saturday, February 8th: THE AGGIELAND ORCHESTRA – Dinner, Dancing & Big Band Music
5:30 Doors Open | 6:00 Dinner & Desert Auction | 7:15 Concert & Dance | 8:30 Silent Auction Closes
TICKETS: $25 Dinner & Dance ~ Silent Auction ~ Cash Bar for Beer & Wine ~ Silent Dessert Auction
Tickets available at: Aggie Moms ~ First National Bank of Bellville ~ Wittenburg Printing – Sealy
Email: ~ Proceeds Benefit Scholarships to Local A&M Students Colonel Jay Brewer, Director ~ Sealy American Legion Hall 16 Meyer Street Sealy, Texas 77474

Saturday, February 8th: Faith Academy Bellville Presents A NIGHT UNDER THE BIG TOP
Austin Count Expo Center 1076 Hwy 159E Bellville, Texas – Catered Meal & Music 5:30-6:30pm – Dessert & Silent Auction 5:30-7pm – LIVE Auction 7-9pm – Dress Semi Formal – Admission $20 Monday, February 10th 3:30-7pm: GIVE BLOOD! WALLIS LIONS CLUB – BLOOD DRIVE
Wallis Columbus Club Hall **Sign Up Today** Go to & select Mobile drives, Search by date or sponsor code 0126 or Contact Joanie Griffin (979) 398-0706 or

Thursday, February 13th 5:30pm: DESIGNER PURSE BINGO * VFW * Cuero Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February 13th 10am-12pm: 9th ANNUAL AUTISM LUNCHEON by LearningRx Sugar Land
Teams of four, and puzzlers of all ages, 10 and up, have two-hours to put together a 500-piece puzzle.
9:30am Registration *10am-12pm Timed Competition *Team of Four-$125* Contact Chrishelle 281-245-0640
Event Location: Gallery Furniture 7227 W Grand Parkway S. Richmond, TX 77407

Saturday, February 15th 7:30pm:  Wallis American Legion Dance Texas Legacy Band
330 Legion Road Wallis, TX *Live Music*Refreshments*Authentic Dance Hall*John Kopecky 979-398-0734

Saturday, February 15th: Happy Valentine’s Day Dance at THE KENNY HALL
by Kenny Agricultural Society | $5 Per Person | BYOB & snacks | Setups sold | @BellvilleDJSandMan

Friday, February 21st 6-10pm: Dazzling NIGHT OF STARS Sealy Chamber of Commerce Banquet
Enjoy Dessert & Silent Auction ~ Master of Ceremonies Jeff Virnan ~ Social Hour 6-7pm & Dinner at 7:15pm Knights of Columbus Hall 1310 Hwy 90 in Sealy ~ Please RSVP at ~ 979-885-3222

Friday, Saturday 21st: CAMP EAGLE – An Evening Under the Stars | Annual Gala Benefiting Simonton
Christian Academy | 6pm Hor d”oeuvres & Silent Auction | 7pm Dinner & Live Auction Flannel & Frills Attire Encouraged | 9703 FM 1489 Simonton, Texas

Hosted By Austin County Horticulture Committee * Haylee Wolfford Austin County Extension Agent Ag/NR
979-865-2072 * TOPICS: Pond Managements / Spring Vegetable Gardening /
Mole & Gopher Control / Garden Bugs- Good vs Bad / Toxic Plants to Animal – ID & Control * 5 CEU Credit Hours pending TDA approval * PLEASE CALL TO RSVP

Wednesday, February 29th 5-7pm: KIST BY GRACE-land presents Leap Day Sing
Grab your lawn chairs for afternoon of family food, fun and fellowship featuring Zac Clifton, TCC Praise Singers, Author D.D. Parsonsl | 10211 Moore Ranch Road, Orchard, Texas 77464

Every Wednesday 7:30pm: Guardian Angel Catholic Church – Parish Hall: 5610 Demel Street
Every Thursday 7:30pm: Wallis American Legion Post 200: 330 Legion Road [Erich Gabrys 281-902-7130]

Every 4th Wednesday of the Month 12:30-1:30 *BUSINESS NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES*
Studio Blend Gallery & Coffee Shop “Blend & Share” ~ Stay as long as you like! ~ No Charge
Soup ~ Salad ~ Sandwiches & the Coffee is AWESOME!! 203 Fowlkes St, Sealy TX ~ 281-782-4640

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