Historic Sealy
 

Sealy Event Calendar
 

Sealy Area Event Listings

We're a fun loving bunch of people and we've always got something going on.
Here you'll find a list of each month's main events in Austin County that we're sure you'll enjoy. Come visit for a weekend, we've got plenty of places to stay.

For a complete monthly calendar of all daily happenings, click on the calendar graphic>
to visit the Sealy Chamber monthly calendar page.

 

2018

 
 
 
September
October
November
December
Links to our major events:
Austin County Fair
Sealy Fantasy Of Lights
Sealybration
 

Sealy Chamber Events Calendar

Austin County Adventure Guide
Download the
Austin County
Adventure Guide!

 

SEPTEMBER    2018

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

Market Day on the Square
Saturday, September 1, 2018 (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

Eastman gallery Wine

Bluebonnet Opry

Senior Health Fair

 

 

Modern Burlap Market

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Modern Burlap Market
September 29, 2018
9am–5pm

Modern Burlap Market is hosted by Bellville based lifestyle brand Modern Burlap founded by Samantha Lischka.

It will include carefully curated vendors from across the state, food trucks, daytime activities for families to enjoy, live music and more.

Free to the public.
Come join us!

Austin County Expo Center
1076 E Hill in Bellville

ModernBurlap.com

 

 

Immaculate Conception Bazaar
Sunday, September 30 , 2018 (Last Sunday of the Month)
Sponsor: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
11am – 6pm
BBQ meal/$10 per plate, serving starts at 10:30 am
Live & silent auctions, many booths and stands.
Live music by Kovanda's Czech Band

Sealy Knights of Columbus Hall
Hwy 90 West inSealy
(979) 885-3868

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OCTOBER    2018

 

Market Day on the Square
Saturday, October 6, 2018 (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9:00 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

 

 

 

Wallis Fine Rides

17th Annual
Wallis Fine Rides Autofest
Saturday, October 6, 2018
(First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsored by the City of Wallis Development Corporation

A wide variety of custom, street rod, antique, classic
and specialty vehicles from near and far.
8am–2:30pm Rain or Shine

Guardian Angel Catholic Church grounds
5610 Demel Street, Wallis 77485

Deadline for judging is 11am.

Entry Fee: $20 Pre-registered; $25 Day of Show.

For information visit: WallisTexas.org

Wallis Fine Rides Autofest

 

 

Texas Historical Commission
Friends of the San Felipe de Austin SHS

Anniversary of Texas Independence

182YEARS of TEXAS INDEPENDENCE
Archeology Awareness month in October

O C T O B E R

We invite you to come and participate in our October Archeology program! Come and immerse yourself in Texas history!

Introduce the entire family to Archeology and the history of San Felipe de Austin! Archeology Tour of San Felipe de Austin SHS/Colonial, Texas.

Free admission , donations accepted.

On January 1, 1840, Joseph Urban wrote a reimbursement request to the Republic of Texas Government. He listed his dwelling with a cellar, the bake house and kitchen and “The Courthouse” in which the Consultation and General Council met.

October
Archeological Investigations/Hands-on Archeology

Throughout the month of October, come to San Felipe de Austin state historic site and learn more about how the use of archeology will help shape future site development plans. Hands-on activities related to archeology throughout the day on Saturdays & Sundays, 9 am – 4 pm.


Archeology Month

Plate

Bone Fork

Colonial Capital of Texas

All Day/Ongoing:

Archeology themed activities including:
• Dig box exercises for children
• Screening and artifact sorting activities
• Artifact reconstruction hands-on
• Walking tours of the historic site, noting the layout of prominent buildings associated with famous early Texans

Special Presentations:

Discovering the Archeology of San Felipe de Austin
Finding the Farmer’s – This presentation will provide information about the recent archeological investigation that looked for the remains of the Farmer’s Hotel. This building was a target for excavation because both Texian and Mexican historical accounts noted the structure as having a brick cellar. This unusual architectural feature serves as a unique identifier for this building. Come and learn more about what was uncovered!

Job and Jackson – China Merchants
While the burning of San Felipe de Austin destroyed most of the artifacts left in the town when it was abandoned, some artifacts can provide unique insights into fascinating stories. Come and share in the story behind a sherd, part of a maker’s mark, and what our curiosity led us to learn!

We hope to see many out in attendance, thanks for your help!

Sponsored by Texas Historical Commission and San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site.
Information: 979-885-2181 san-felipe@thc.state.tx.us


VisitSanFelipeDeAustin.com

ColonialCapitalOfTexas.com

San Felipe de Austin SHS
Open: Tuesday–Sunday 8 am–5 pm
15945 FM 1458
San Felipe, TX 77473
979-885-2181
CONTACT:
Bryan McAuley bryan.mcauley@thc.state.tx.us
Shelley Wong shelley.wong@thc.state.tx.us
Sealy Chamber of Commerce sealyCOC@sbcglobal.net
Mailing address:
San Felipe de Austin SHS
PO Box 17
San Felipe, TX 77473

 

 

Austin County Fair 2018


Austin County Fair Fest
October 5-7, 2018
The fair begins early this year with various events and contests including BBQ Cookoff & Margarita Contest, 5K Stampede, Stinky Sneaker Contest, Lil' Wrangler Rodeo & Mutton Bustin’, Fair Queens Contest, Bull Blowout, Beer Fest, Arm Wrestling and more! Petting Zoo open daily.
Country Store open most days.

91st Annual
Austin County Fair & Rodeo
October 8-14, 2018

Stock Show, Petting Zoo, PRCA Rodeo,
Arts & Crafts, Midway Carnival,
FOOD, FOOD, FOOD!
Live Entertainment every day!

Austin County Fair Grounds
1076 East Hill, Bellville 77418

Austin County Fair Parade
Thursday, October 11
, 2018
10 am  Downtown Bellville

The parade, which is considered the official kick-off of the Fair, gathers many spectators as it winds around the square in Bellville and down Highway 159 to the Fairgrounds. Veteran parade-goers know to come early to obtain the best spots for viewing.

AustinCountyFair.com

979-865-5995

Sponsored by the
Austin County Fair Association

 

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Austin County Fair Association

 

Golf Tourny Sealy.

 

 

 

17th Annual
Sealy Chamber
Golf Tournament

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Sponsor: Sealy Chamber of Commerce


Visit SealyChamber.com
for more details.


979-885-3222
tammy@sealychamber.com

 

 

Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic Bike Ride
October 20, 2018

Sponsor: Hosted by The Kiwanis Club of Houston

8 am Start

Sealy Knights of Columbus
1310 US-90, Sealy, TX 77474

Come and join us for a challenging fall ride on
country roads through the hills of Sealy, Texas.

It's A Great Cause and A Lot of Fun.
22, 33, 45 and 60 mile routes available.

To register, or for sponsorship information:
KiwanisHouston.org

MS150 Recommended Ride

Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic Bike Ride

 

Guardian Angel Bazaar
Sunday, October 21, 2018
(Third Sunday of the Month)
Sponsor: Guardian Angel Catholic Church

Mass, food, music throughout the day, vendors, games, rides, auction and raffle.
11am–6pm

Guardian Angel Catholic Church
5610 Demel Street
Wallis 77485
979-478-6532

 

 

 

Pickin N Grinnin

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30th Annual
Bluegrass Music Weekend

Pickin' & Grinnin' Festival
Thurs, Fri, & Sat October 25, 26 & 27, 2018
(Fourth Thursday thru Saturday of the Month)

Sponsor: Spring Creek Bluegrass Club
Bands from all over the US, Canada, & Mexico.
Several stages of live entertainment. All Day!

Coushatte RV Ranch Between Sealy & Bellville
2812 Nelius Road

Anyone wishing to perform on stage or for more info
please contact Colee at 936-697-5949 or 281-259-5453
or email: coleebiller@aol.com

TxBluegrassMusic.com

 

BLuegrass Music Weekend

 

 

Bras For A Cause 2018


Ghost Tour

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Sealy Ghost Tour
Saturday, October 27, 2018
(Last Saturday of the Month)
Sponsored by the Sealy Area Historical Society

7pm–11:30pm
Tours begin at the Santa Fe Museum
211 East Main Street in Sealy

Hear from two spirits frequently seen in downtown Sealy! Two ghost images have been seen by multiple people on numerous occasions in buildings in downtown Sealy. It appears that the two spirits move from building to building. Paranormal investigators have been studying several of these buildings for the past several months to learn what the spirits want to tell us.

Come hear the results of their investigation, visit the locations the spirits frequent and learn about the history of the people who walked the streets of Sealy when these spirits were walking among them.

This year's tour promises to be something truly special for the historian as well as the ghost hunter that resides in many of us!

Please purchase tickets in advance. Seating is limited!  Tickets may be purchased on our website.

SealyHistoricalSociety.org
832-492-4244

 

 

Sealy First United Methodist Church Harvest Festival
Sunday, October 28, 2018 (Last Sunday of the Month)
Sponsor: First United Methodist Church of Sealy
Fun for the whole family with food, children’s activities, country store, live auction, costume contest and pumpkin patch
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Church Fellowship Hall
200 Atichison, Sealy, Texas 77474
Contact (979) 885-32223

 

St Peters and Paul Oktoberfest

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church Annual Bazaar
Sunday, October 28, 2018 (Last Sunday of the Month)
11:00 am – 5:30 pm


Fun for the whole family with food, kid’s activities, raffle and much more!

Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church
936 S Front Street, Bellville 77418
Contact (979) 865-2368

 

 

Remember When Dance Kenney

 

 

 

 

Remember When Community Dance
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Kenney Agricultural Society Hall
444 Hall Road in Kenney, Tx

7pm–11pm

Music by The Red Bulls

Family Friendly!
Children 12 and under get in FREE!

$2 Beer / Set Ups available / Homemade Hamburgers
$7 advance tickets can be bought at the Bellville Chamber of Commerce 979-865-3407
$10 tickets at the door.

 

Boo Bash

12th Annual
Halloween on Main Street
BOO BASH

HALLOWEEN NIGHT
Wednesday, October 31
, 2018
5–8pm
Downtown Sealy

Music, Balloons, Face Painting, Hot Dogs,
Cold Drinks, Contests, Games & Treats.

Trick or Treat • Games • Fire Prevention
Train Rides • Music • Ghost and Goblins
Halloween Photos by The Sealy News.

Hosted by Sealy News, Sealy Main Street
and The City of Sealy

SealyMainStreet.com


 

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NOVEMBER   2018

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

 

 

Market Day on the Square
Saturday, November 3, 2018 (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

Father of Texas Celebration

Celebration of Austin’s 225th Birthday!

Saturday, November 3, 2018
(First Saturday of the Month)
9am–5pm
Free admission; Donations are accepted.

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
220 2nd St., San Felipe, Texas 77473
(48 miles west of Houston, IH 10 exit 723)

  San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum now Open

The local community has celebrated Stephen F. Austin's birthday
at this historic site for over 90 years.

This year, celebrating Stephen F. Austin’s 225th birthday, and with a new museum open on the grounds, the Texas Historical Commission will host an exciting history festival that will include guest speakers, themed tours, a variety of hands-on programming experiences, living history programs & demonstrations, period music and much more.

Come celebrate with us with fun and informative activities for all ages.

 

Sponsored by Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
and the Texas Historical Commission

For more information: 979-885-2181

www.VisitSanFelipedeAustin.com

www.ColonialCapitalOfTexas.com

Steven F. Austin Statue

San Felipe de Austin


Colonial Capital

SFA Celebration

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum

San Felipe de Austin State historic Site Museum

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum

          

COLONIAL TEXAS HERITAGE DAY PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS,
Colonial Texas Heritage Day has its origins in honoring Stephen F. Austin’s November 3rd birthday. San Felipe was the home of Stephen F. Austin, the “Father of Texas,” during all his life in Texas, except the last few months after his home burned, and

WHEREAS,
Conventions of 1832 and 1833 and the consultation of 1835 were held at San Felipe as a prelude to the Texas Declaration of Independence, and

WHERE AS,
The colonists realized a confrontation with the Mexican Government was inevitable, it was clear to them that lines of communication would have to be kept open with the colonists. As a result, the Texas Postal System was established in San Felipe in 1835, and San Felipe was the Colonial Capital of Texas and was the Social, Economic, and political hub until 1836, and

WHEREAS,
During the Texas Revolution, William B. Travis, a San Felipe Lawyer, and his men, left for the Alamo and whereas, Travis’ immortal message of “Victory or Death” was sent to San Felipe “by Express night & day,” and

WHEREAS,
A company of men led by Moseley Baker, with the San Felipe Flag, handmade by the women of the settlement, defended the river crossing after the town was burned on March 29, 1836 to slow the advance of the Mexican Army, and

WHEREAS,
the “ranging” companies that would eventually be known as Texas Rangers began at San Felipe; and whereas, the Texas Declaration of Independence was published by the Telegraph and Texas Register in 1836 in San Felipe and later signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

 

 

Bonfire Texas Music Fest November 10

Schedule:
3–6 pm Hay Rides, BBQ, Wine & Beer garden, dog dancing, sheep herding and more
6:30pm - Bonfire with support from Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Department, S'mores
6:00pm - Live Music
9:00 pm - Gates Close

TheBonfireTexas.com

Facebook.com/thebonfiretexas

Tickets can be purchased online at EventBrite

 

 

Second Annual
The Bonfire Texas music festival
"Gone to the Dogs"
Saturday, November 10, 2018
3pm–9pm

BlissWood Bed & Breakfast Ranch
13597 Frantz Road
Cat Spring, TX 78933

Join the The Bonfire Texas music festival that's "Gone to the Dogs!"  (All Border Collie Rescue and Houston Pets Alive - dog rescues that is!) hosted at the beautiful Blisswood Bed & Breakfast authentic Texas-sized ranch.

We will feature fun events for any age including:

• Live music and dancing with
Bellville's favorite rising star David Lewis and his band,
(who just won 2018 Houston Rodeo Rockstar),
• New - Texas music radio star Jesse Raub JR and his band,
• Ken Gaines and Blues Band
• Shopping,
• Beer and Wine Garden,
• Sheep herding with trainer Joy Hall,
• Texas BBQ
• Hay rides
• Dog Dancing
• Big Bonfire suported by the Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Department, and
• S'more fun!

Rain or shine - we are hosting The Bonfire Texas under the Big Show Barn, and bonfire with the Cat Spring Volunteer Fire Department will be right outside, never have to leave the comfort of the covered barn to see the big bonfire!

This event is for kids and those that are kids at heart who want to enjoy the fresh outdoors.
We are raising money for All Border Collie Rescue and Fosters of Blisswood - come out and support and meet some of the beautiful dogs available for adoption!

 

 

 

Wallis City-Wide Garage Sale
Saturday, November 10, 2018 (Second Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Wallis Chamber of Commerce
Over 100 households hold individual garage sales throughout the city.
Welcome stations provide shoppers with maps and sale locations;
Church and civic groups set up locations to offer great food and tasty beverages.
All Day throughout the town of Wallis.
(979) 478-6712
Wallis City Wide Garage Sale  

 

 

All Out Live  

ALL OUT Live
at Lonestar Motorsports Park
November 16 at 8am - November 17 at 11pm
Lonestar Motorsports Park,
120 Old Columbus Rd. Sealy

Come Join the Worlds Largest Drag Racing Televised Game Show at Lonestar Motorsports Park Nov. 16 & 17!

The producer of PINKS ALL OUT® brings you ALL OUT Live® The ALL OUT style of racing created some of the most exciting competition for grassroots racers. From this style of drag racing we’ve created the worlds largest drag racing game show! NOT Pinks All Out® something much Bigger and Badder, its ALL OUT Live®

The ALL OUT Live format gives everyone in attendance more chances to participate and win! With interactive fan participation and multiple ET classes, everyone in attendance has a chance compete for big prizes during a Live Taping of the show.

We’ve added a special segment called THE CALL OUT®. Featured racers that have appeared on the popular TV show Street Outlaws will be accepting Call Outs from local area racers. THE CALL OUT® starts online and ends face to face in front of the ALL OUT Live fans. All events will be view-able online via Live Streaming, Roku and recorded for cable and broadcast television airings on MAV TV and REVN TV.

Fees:
Spectators: $10
Students with ID: $5
Kids under 12: Free
Military, Police & Fire Department: Free
Tech card: $50
These Entry Fee Prices Do Not Apply To Private Rentals Or Special Events. Special Pricing For Those Events Will Be Announced At A Later Date.

LonestarMotorsportsPark.com

AllOutLive.com

All Out Live entertainment and Boss One Media llc. along with our host tracks and sponsors have no affiliation with Fox Television ®, Pilgrim Media group ®, Pilgrim Studios®, Street Outlaws® or Discovery Communications® All logos and registered trademarks are property of their registered owners.

 

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DECEMBER   2018

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

 

 

 

32nd Annual
Fantasy of Lights Festival
& Kids Fantasy

Fri & Sat, November 30 & December 1
, 2018
(First Weekend of the Month)
Sponsored by the Sealy Community Foundation

All Day at Abe & Irene Levine Family Park
406 Main Street, Sealy 77474
Across from Sealy City Hall

The first weekend in December is always very special here in Sealy when our community holds its highly anticipated Fantasy of Lights Celebration. The entire community comes together to celebrate the Christmas season with visitors from all over Texas.

The Annual Christmas Festival is a long standing tradition complete with a bar-b-q cook-off, softball tournament, LIVE snowfall, entertainment, arts & crafts, great food, and culminating on Saturday a tree lighting, and Annual Christmas Parade!

Activities all day preceding the lighting of the park. The parade begins promptly at 6 pm and continues to about 7:30 pm.

Fantasy of LIghts Sealy

Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 1, 2018
(First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Sealy Community Foundation

The lights – just look at the lights!
The Fantasy Park looks like a fairyland lighted by beams of millions of tiny stars with one giant star hovering over it all. The angels are heralding the birth of the Christ Child. Look – are those the three Wise men coming afar? So many others are here also. There's Santa, Frosty the Snowman, the Sugarplum Fairy, a toy train, Christmas trees, toy soldiers, and the nativity scene. Then, out of the darkness at the end of main Street, march hundreds of children singing, bands playing, and floats covered with lights, slowly making their way down to Fantasy Park.

6 pm with all day activities preceding the lighting of the park.

Abe & Irene Levine Family Park
406 Main Street, Sealy

Toll-Free 877-558-7245
SealyCommunityFoundation.org

 

 

Directions
Both routes will take you directly to Levine Park:

From I-10 East or West - Exit 720 for TX-36 and travel North on TX-36.
Take a Left and travel West on Main Street.

From TX-36 traveling South from Bellville -
Take a Right and travel West on Main Street.

 

 

 

Small Town Christmas

36th Annual
Small Town Christmas

Fri. November 30  & Sat. December 1
, 2018
(First Saturday in December & the Fri. before)


“The Official Small Town Christmas Event of Texas!”
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce

The Lighted Christmas Parade is on Friday with the Grand Entrance of Santa!
Small but boastful lighted Christmas parade in Historic Downtown Bellville.

Saturday brings Live entertainment, Breakfast with Santa, Gingerbread House decorating, Children’s wonderland and much more including Market Day and Farmers Market.

Historic Downtown Bellville
Contact (979) 865-3407
BellvilleSmallTownChristmas.com

 

 

Market Day on the Square
Saturday, December 1, 2018 (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

Merry Christmas from the Sealy CVB

 

 

2018

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Links to our major events:
Austin County Fair
Sealy Fantasy Of Lights
Sealybration

JANUARY  2019

20th Annual
Sealy KC Sports Fest & Casino Night

Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Second Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Sealy Knights of Columbus #3313

All-you-can-eat beef stew will be served.
Meal is included in the price of a Sports Fest raffle ticket.
Meal is $10.00 without the purchase of a raffle ticket.


FEBRUARY  2019

 

Casino Night CASA for Kids .

CASA For Kids
11th Annual
Casino Night & Dinner

Saturday, February 2, 2019
(First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: CASA for Kids of Austin, Waller & Washington Counties


Casino Tables & Slots. CASA Bucks included.
Register for High Stakes Poker Tournament.
Buffet dinner including free souvenir mug and unlimited refills
6–10 pm
Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
1076 E Hill, Bellville 77418
Contact 979-277-0088
WeSpeak4Kids.org

 

Market Days on the Square
Saturday, February 2, 2019   (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

Salt Grass Trail Ride
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Austin County Fairgrounds
SaltGrassTrailRide.com

Austin County Go Texan Dance
Monday, February 16, 2019   (Third Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Austin County Go Texan Committee
Admission Fee: TBA
Entertainment and Music, Auction, Dominos, Horseshoes, Washers & Bean Bag Competitions.
Dance: 7:30 pm – 12:00 am
Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
1076 E Hill, Bellville 77418
Contact Todd Newman (979) 627-5727
AustinCountyFair.com

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MARCH   2019

 

Market Days on the Square
Saturday, March 2, 2019  (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9am – 4pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

10th Annual
Rotary Club of Sealy
Epicurean Evening
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Sealy
A nice evening of Food, Wine & Beer tasting.
There will be jazz band, door prizes, raffles and silent auction.
Tickets include entry in the Door Prize drawing.
Leidertafel Hall, 116 Lux Road, Sealy

facebook.com/Rotary-Club-of-Sealy-113067022079067/

 

 

Classic Car Stampede

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16th Ever Austin County Cruisers
Classic Car Stampede
Saturday, March 19
, 2019
Sponsored by Austin County Cruisers

Free to the public.
9 am – 1 pm
At the Jim Bishop Pavilion
at North Bell Street & Chesley Park
in Historic Downtown Bellville.

• Free Registration!
• Open for Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles
• Designated Parking & Judging for 1976 & Older Vehicles only.
• Door Prizes
• Top Ten & Motorcycle awards
• Event T-Shirts for Sale
• Registration Begins at 8:30 am
• Awards Presented at 1 pm

AustinCountyCruisers.com

 

 

Cisus

The Sealy Chamber of Commerce Presents:
The Carson & Barnes Circus
TBD
, 2019
Carson and Barnes Circus will be joining us here in Sealy again for your enjoyment.

Buy your tickets online and pick them up at the chamber office at anytime or at will call the day of the Circus:

CarsonBarnesCircus.com

  Barnes Circus coming to Sealy


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APRIL   2019

Market Days on the Square
Saturday, April 6, 2019  (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9 am – 4 pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

Texas Select - Forged in Fire - Bellville Texas

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Texas Select
Forged in Fire
Saturday, April 6 & 7, 2019
(First Weekend in April)


Live Demonstrations.

Meet over 15 bladesmiths from the History Channel's Forged in Fire tv show.

Tour the Historic Blacksmith Shop and the incredible Carriage House.


Free to the public
10 am – 4 pm
Phenix Knives, 305 E. Main Street, just a couple of blocks from the Historic Downtown Square in Bellville.
979-865-3407

 

Bee & Honey Festival in New Ulm
Saturday, April 27
, 2019

Fourth Saturday in April

 


 

 

Sealy Area Historical Society
2019 Sealy Spring Fest
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Always the 2nd weekend in April.
10am-5pm

An Old-Fashioned Picnic
With Old-Fashioned Games & Entertainment
for all ages from 10am–5pm​
at the Santa Fe Museum grounds
211 East Main Street, Sealy

For additional information visit
SealyHistoricalSociety.org

or email nnaron@gmail.com
or call 832-492-4244

Spring Picnic Mariachi band

Spring Picnic Polish Dance Sealy

 

Spring Picnice Native Indian Dance Sealy

 

26th Annual
Attwater's Prairie Chicken Festival

Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2019 
(Second Weekend of the Month)
Sponsor: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Attendance: 12,500+
Tours, lectures, activities for all ages.
Special Tours Sat. every hour from 7am to 4pm and Sun. from 7am to 4pm

Tours Offered to Celebrate Attwater’s Prairie Chicken Festival

 

Prairie Chicken

In April, the public is invited to the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken (APC) Festival for a chance to see the critically endangered birds during the booming season – a time the males gather to perform their elaborate courtship ritual.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) staff and volunteers will be conducting guided tours to the “booming” grounds, which provide the best chance to see the typically elusive birds.

Participants will tour areas that are normally closed to the public and will hear first-hand how the FWS and its partners are working to recover the APC, including refuge management efforts and coastal prairie ecosystem issues. The tours are about two hours in length.

All the walking and driving tours will begin at the refuge’s visitor center.
Those interested in learning more about the festival should contact the Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge at (979) 234-3021, ext. 221 or 223.

The APC is an endangered grouse that is unique to Texas gulf coastal areas. Over a century ago, there were around one million APCs living on six million acres of the Texas and Louisiana gulf coastal prairie. Today, less than one percent of their original habitat remains and their numbers are extremely low. The festival brings much needed attention to a bird that, though critically endangered, continues to remain on the landscape thanks to strong partnerships and sound science.

Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge
10,528 acre wildlife refuge to preserve and restore coastal prairie habitat for the critically endangered Attwater's prairie-chicken.
FWS.gov/refuge/attwater_prairie_chicken/
Eagle Lake, Texas 77434
Friends of Attwater Prairie Chicken: Attwater.org
Eagle Lake Chamber of Commerce 979-234-3021

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Boots and Blue Jeans
April TBD, 2019

 

Cat Spring
Volunteer Fire Department BBQ

Saturday, April 20, 2019
(Third Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Cat Spring VFD
Attendance: 1,700+

Music, Auction, Kids Activities,
Gun Raffle, Country Store
and Great Food!
Meal: 5pm – 7pm
Auction: 6:30 pm


Cat Spring Agriculture Society Hall
13035 Hall Rd, Cat Spring 78933
(979) 877-0511
CatSpringVFD.com

 

MS150 Bike Ride   MS 150 Bike Ride
Saturday & Sunday, April 20-21, 2019
(Third weekend of the Month)

Attendance: 13,000 +bike riders
Peddling from Houston to Austin raising money for multiple sclerosis.
All Day
Austin County Fair Grounds in Bellville & throughout Austin County

The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising bike ride organized by the National MS Society, South Central Chapter. The ride is the largest event of its kind in North America, with 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers, and countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin. The fundraising goal for the 2018 BP MS 150 is $14 million dollars to bring hope to many who are affected by multiple sclerosis.
BPMS150 website

 

 

Freuling Saengerfest Bellville 16th Annual
Fruehling Saengerfest
Sunday, April 28, 2019
(Fourth Sunday in April)
Sponsored by Bellville Lions Club & Bluebonnet Chapter of the Texas German Society.

German Music, Singing Festival
and Bar-B-Que Chicken & Sausage Dinner
Activities begin at 11am
Concordia Hall
952 S. Tesch Street in Bellville
Contact 979-865-3407
or Robert Herridge 979-865-0935
BellvilleLions.org

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Frydek Grotto Celebration
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Sponsor: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Great Food All Day, Music, Auction, Kolaches,
Cake Walk, Kids Activities
Mass 9:30am, BBQ 11am

S t. Mary's Catholic Church Grounds, FM 1458
124 Zaruba Road, Sealy
979-885-3131

Houston Chronicle Story May 25, 2013

Frydek Grotto

 

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MAY  2019

 

Peter’s Hall Community Picnic
Sunday, May 12, 2019 (Always on Mother’s Day)
Food, Games, Music, Cake Walk, Live Entertainment,
Raffle and Live Auction at 1pm
Lunch Served 11am – 1pm
Games and Music 11am – 5pm
Peters Hall
756 Trenchmann Road, between Sealy & Bellville

 

20th Annual
Bleiblerville Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry

Sunday, May 19, 2019
(Third Sunday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bleiblerville VFD
Benefit Fish Fry ~ Fun for the whole family!
11am – 6pm
Bleiblerville Fire Station
3912 FM 2502, Bleiblerville 78931
Contact (979) 830-5181

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JUNE   2019

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

Market Day on the Square
Saturday, June 1, 2019 (First Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville Chamber of Commerce
Vendors set up to show Art, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Items along with Local Shops on the Square.
Live Entertainment!
Free to the public
9:00 am – 4pm
Historic Downtown Bellville
979-865-3407

 

163rd Annual
Cat Spring Agricultural Society June Fest
Saturday, June 1, 2019
5pm-12pm


Family Fun, Live Auction, Great Food!
Meal served at 5pm
Auction 6pm–8:30pm
Free Dance 8:30pm–Midnight

Cat Spring Agricultural Hall
13035 Hall Rd, Cat Spring
CatSpringAgSociety.org
Contact (979) 865-1313 or (979) 865-9769

 

 

 

90 on 90

90 Miles on 90
Fri & Sat, June TBD
, 2019
All day event!  It's Free to Shop!

90 miles of yard sales, antiques, city-wide garage sales & farmers markets along Highway 90 going through Sealy, Columbus, Glidden, Weimar, Schulenburg, Flatonia, Waelder, Harwood and Luling.
 
979-885-3222  tammy@sealychamber.com

Let us know if you would like to have a yard sale or garage sale so we can add you to the map!

Click the link below to register your location for your sale.  It's that easy!
SealyChamber.com

In the Country?
Want to bring your goods into town? We have the perfect place...
The American Legion Hall Parking Lot.
Call Peggy (979) 885-3222 for more information on renting a space.

 

Millheim Harmonie Verein’s Annual Father’s Day Barbecue
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Sponsor: Millheim Harmonie Verein
Open Pit BBQ, Brass Band, Bean Bag Tournament, Cake Walk, Dance, Auction
Meal serving begins 11:00 am Entertainment All Day

To get a feel for what it's about, see the article on TexasMonthly.com

Millheim Harmonie Verein Hall
3384 FM 949 Road
Sealy Texas 77474
Contact (979) 865-2583

 


Sealy KC Music Fest
Sunday, June 23, 2019
(Sunday after Father’s Day)
Sponsored by
Sealy Knights of Columbus #3313

Attendance: 2,600+
Meal, Dancing and Entertainment

Sealy Knights of Columbus Hall
1310 Hwy 90 West, Sealy 77474
For more info call 979-885-6370

SealyKOFC.org

Lodging in Sealy:
Countryside Inn 979-885-7407
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 979-877-0700
Super 8 Motel 979-885-2121
RV Hookups 979-885-3786

 

KC Music Fest

 

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JULY   2019

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

 


117th Annual
Kenney Agricultural Hall Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Beef, Pork & Mutton
Serving 11am – 1pm
Refreshments & Entertainment througout the day.
Cake Walk

 

 

 

11th Annual
SEALYBRATION

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2019
(Second weekend in July)

B&PW Park
1008 Main Street, Sealy

Sponsor: Sealy Community Foundation

Come out and enjoy a fun-filled weekend with lots of great activities taking place over the weekend in Sealy.

Sealybration Events:
5-Alarm 5-K
BBQ Cookoff
Bean Bag Tournament
Kidzone
Stars & Strikes Softball Tournament
Vendors
VIP Experience, and more!

please check
SealyCommunityFoundation.org
for the very latest information.

 

The Sealybration is organized by the Sealy Community Foundation which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of education opportunities and non-profit charities. The events of the Sealybration are sponsored by and operated through local adult and children non-profit organizations. All money and proceeds collected by the Sealybration will be distributed back to Austin County.

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Sealy Farmers Market

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Sealy Knights of Columbus
Annual $10,000 Gift Card Payout Gala

Saturday, July 27, 2019
(Fourth Saturday of July each year)

6pm-midnight
KC Hall, 1310 Highway 90 West in Sealy

Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 8:30pm.
Dancing and the drawing will start at 8pm.

You are guaranteed to have a great time!

Sealy KC $10,000 MasterCard (Gift Card) Payout and Gala tickets are now available for purchase.

 

 



Sealy Knights of Columbus Council #3313
1310 Highway 90 West
Sealy, Texas 77474
979-885-6370
SealyKOFC.org

 

Austin County Fair Shrimp Boil
& Kick-Off Dance
Friday, TBD, 2019

Sponsored by the Austin County Fair Association

All you can eat shrimp and drinks.
Serving begins: 6:30 pm

Proceeds from this event help support the scholarship fund.

Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center at 1076 East Hill, Bellville

For info call 979-865-5995 or visit AustinCountyFair.com


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69th Annual
Industry Volunteer Fire Department Summer Feast
Saturday, July 27, 2019 (Fourth Saturday of the Month)
Sponsor: Industry Volunteer Fire Department
Annual Fundraiser
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Industry Fireman’s Hall
16632 Fordtran Blvd., Industry 78944
Contact (979) 357-9998 or (979) 357-2220

IndustryVFD.org

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Wallis Fun Fest
Saturday, July 27, 2019  Last Saturday of July
Sponsored by Wallis American Legion and Wallis Chamber of Commerce
All day!
Wallis American Legion Hall
330 Legion, Wallis, Texas
Call 979-478-6362 for more information.
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AUGUST    2019

 

 

Austin County Jail Musuem

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Historic Jail Tours

Saturdays 11am - 3pm
or by special appointment/tours

36 South Bell
Bellville


713-385-7141
979-877-8814

 

Austin County Museusm Association

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Sealy Farmers Market

Now at Levine Park at 406 Main Street
in downtown Sealy.

For the very lastest visit the
Sealy Farmers Market
on Facebook

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Trinity Lutheran Church
Annual BBQ & Auction

Sunday, August 11, 2019 
(Second Sunday of the Month)
Sponsor: Trinity Lutheran Church

Dine In or Drive Thru
Advance Tickets Only:
Limited number of meal tickets to be sold

Serving 11am-1pm

Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
402 Atchison, Sealy
(979) 885-2211

TLCSealy.org

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47th Annual
Bellville VFD Celebration

Friday, August 16, 2019 (Third Friday of the Month)
Sponsor: Bellville VFD
BBQ, Family Activities, Live & Silent Auctions
4:00 pm
Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
1076 East Hill
Contact Bellville Chamber (979) 865-340

 

 

 

 

5th Annual
John & Grace Mumme Memorial
Bellville Chamber Golf Tournament
Four Person Scramble
Friday, TBD
  2019

Bellville Golf & Recreational Club
2426 Hwy 36 N
Bellville, Texas

Visit BellvilleChamber.com for more info
or contact 979-865-3407

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Sealy Convention and Visitors Bureau
309 Main Street, P.O. Box 586
Sealy, Texas 77474
979-885-3222
979-885-7184
Toll Free: 1-877-558-7245

 

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