Events for October 2014
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Oct 04   Family Day at the Lehnis Railroad Museum
The first Saturday of every month is Family Day at the Lehnis Railroad Museum!  The museum will present a special interpretive program at 11:00 a.m.  The first program will be a tour of the caboose, plus the Lehnis Heart of Texas Model Railroad Club will be working on the new permanent model railroad layout and will be available for questions.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:  
Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum
700 E. Adams St.
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   325-643-6376
Email:   mirving@ci.brownwood.tx.us
Date/Time Details:  
The first Saturday of every month
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Fees/Admission:  
Special Low Admission  $2 for ages 5 and over
                                             Ages 5 and under are free
Oct 04   City Wide Clean-Up
October 4th from 8:00AM till 1:00PM under the Austin Ave overpass. Near the intermediate school.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Contact:   City Hall 325-646-5775
Oct 04   St. Mary Catholic Church Fall Festival
Live and silent auction, music and raffles, car show, children's activities, cake walk, food, and dancing! All proceeds go for the renovation of the Parish hall.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location:   St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church  1103 Main Avenue
Contact:   325-646-7455
Date/Time Details:   11am -8pm  Live music for dance is 6pm-8pm
Oct 07   National Night Out
First Annual Brownwood/Brown County National Night Out. 
  > Get to know your neighbors
  > Meet with law enforcement and elected officials
  > Enjoy food and fellowship
  > Learn about Neighborhood Watch programs in your area 
 
Law Enforcement Partners:
 # Brownwood Police Department
 # Brown County Sheriff’s Office
 # Early Police Department
 # Bangs Police Department
 
Community Partners:
 * Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
 
Presented by Heart of Texas Crime Stoppers

Gold Sponsors: 3M Company, Allegiance Ambulance, Wal-Mart

Silver Sponsors: ATMOS Energy, Heart of Texas EMS, KYOX, Oncor, TexasBank and Weldon Wilson Electric

Goodie bags provided by Thrivent Financial
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:  
Neighborhood Parties in all parts of the community
Contact:   Ray Tipton 325-646-9535
Email:   marketing@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  
First Tuesday of October
5:30 to 8:30 PM
Fees/Admission:  
Potluck Picnic with your Neighbors
  (bring enough for your family--then everyone shares)
Oct 07   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 08   2nd Quarter YLBC Luncheon - Sponsored by Blaylock Funeral Home
Join the Young Leaders of Brown County for the 2nd Quarter Luncheon presented by Blaylock Funeral Home .  This event will feature Jill Evans from Family Services Center.  Jill will share with the group about the importance of volunteerism and the many opportunities to volunteer in the Brown County Area.  The program will begin at 12:00 PM and lunch will be provided.  Register online at brownwoodchamber.org or call Missi Malone at 325-646-9535. 
Date:   October 8, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Ranger College Meeting Room
Brownwood Chamber Office
600 E. Depot    
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, October 8th
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM    
Fees/Admission:   Free
Oct 09   Spay-ghetti Dinner
Spay-ghetti Dinner is a spaghetti dinner. The food is prepared and donated by local restaurants, caterers, and bakeries. Thanks to our sponsors, 100% of the money from this event goes to Corinne T. Smith Animal Center's spay/neuter account, to help put an end to pet homelessness and pet overpopulation. It's a delicious way to help the animals in our community.
Date:   October 9, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://ctsanimalcenter.org
Location:   Adams Street Community Center 511 East Adams Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   For more information, call Freda Day at 325-642-1755
Email:   browncountyhumanesociety@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   October 9, 2014, from 5pm to 7:30pm.
Fees/Admission:   $10 pet ticket
Oct 11   Brownwood Environmental Fair
Keep Brownwood Beautiful and Brownwood Area Community Garden are teaming up for this event in Riverside Park. There will be short classes and demonstrations, products and services, a fundraising raffle and well as kid's activities and refreshments. Booth reservation form and sponsorship information can be acquired by calling Cary Perrin at 325-641-0533
Date:   October 11, 2014
Location:   Riverside park
Contact:   Cary Perrin 325-641-0533 or Daniel Graham 325-641-9029
Email:   caryleigh@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:   October 11, 2014
Oct 11   Talking Tombstone Tour
The 4th annual Talking Tombstone Tour. Step back in history as you view reenactments of notable lives from Brown County. Tours run every 20 minutes and last about 1 1/2 hours each.
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Greenleaf Cemetery Rides will load at Victory Baptist Church 2202 Center Avenue
Contact:   Call 325-646-6919 for more info.
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, October 11th 4 PM to 7:30 PM
Fees/Admission:   $10 for adult $5 for students kids 5 and under are free
Oct 14   Better Breathers Club
The Better Breathers Club sponsored by the America Lung Association and Brownwood Regional Medical Center will be meeting the 2nd Tuesday of every month.  Learn about your lungs and a better way to live.  Refreshments will be served.
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:  
Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Classroom 1
Contact:   Anne Winkelmann or Helen Hutchins 325-641-2960
Date/Time Details:  
2nd Tuesday of every month
2PM - 3PM
Fees/Admission:  
No Fee
Oct 14   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 16   October Business After Hours - Davis Morris Funeral Home
Join us for the October Business After Hours hosted by Davis Morris Funeral Home.  Stop by for some refreshments and great fellowship!        
Date:   October 16, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Davis Morris Funeral Home
800 Center Avenue
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 16th
Oct 17   October Luncheon Featuring Brownwood Regional Medical Center
The October Chamber luncheon will feature Brownwood Regional Medical Center CEO Chip Camp outlining the impact of recent healthcare changes and a new programs at the hospital.     

Presenting sponsor : Abilene Regional Airport

Table Sponsors : CT Promotional Products, Heartland Mall and Senior Care of Brownwood
Date:   October 17, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   RSVP through the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  

Friday, October 17th
Buffet opens at 11:30 AM and program begins at noon.

Fees/Admission:   $12 payable at the door
Oct 17 - Oct 18   World of Terror Haunted House
The annual World of Terror Haunted House will be held on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1 from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. each night.  The haunted house will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, located at 1701 Ave L in Brownwood.  Tickets are $8 each and same night return trips are just $5.  All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Date:   October 17, 2014 - October 18, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location:   Boys & Girls Club
1701 Avenue L    
Date/Time Details:   October 17-18, 24-25, & 31-Nov 1
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fees/Admission:   $8 per ticket and $5 for return tickets the same night.
Oct 18   Pioneer Days in Early
Old Tyme family fun. activities include chuck wagon cooking, blacksmith, gunfighting, re-enactors, 5K run or dye and live on stage..Charlie Robinson!
Date:   October 18, 2014
Website:   http://www.EarlyChamber.com
Location:   104 E. Industrial Drive, Early
Contact:   877-643-7243 325-649-9317
Date/Time Details:   10/18/2014
Oct 19   Heart of Texas Dutch Oven Society Monthly Meeting
The group gets together monthly to cook, share recipes and do demonstrations.  Members may learn about the latest techniques and equipment.
 
Public is welcome.
Date:   October 19, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwood.com
Location:  
Riverside Park for January meeting.  Future locations TBA.
Contact:   Mansel Clay
Email:   trevmclay1@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:  
Start at 10 AM--finish approximately 2:00 or so.
Fees/Admission:  
No charge.
Oct 21   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 21, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 23   Fall Movie Night - Hosted by YLBC
Gather your family, a blanket and join us for the 2nd Annual Fall Movie Night hosted by the Young Leaders of Brown County.  This year the feature film will be The Sandlot, a family favorite! 

All are welcome, so bring your friends and family for a free movie on the plaza!  We will have pizza, popcorn and drinks for all to enjoy for free!
Date:   October 23, 2014
Location:   Depot Plaza
600 E. Depot St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 23rd
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   Free!
Oct 23   Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting - South Park Medical Plaza
Join us in welcoming the South Park Plaza to the Chamber!  Grand Opening from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with the Ribbon Cutting at 11:30 AM.  Enjoy a brisket plate in support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters!   
Date:   October 23, 2014
Location:   118-122 South Park Dr
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Dottie Layman 325-998-3114
Email:   neverdlay2005@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 23rd
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Oct 24 - Oct 25   World of Terror Haunted House
The annual World of Terror Haunted House will be held on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1 from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. each night.  The haunted house will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, located at 1701 Ave L in Brownwood.  Tickets are $8 each and same night return trips are just $5.  All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Date:   October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location:   Boys & Girls Club
1701 Avenue L    
Date/Time Details:   October 17-18, 24-25, & 31-Nov 1
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fees/Admission:   $8 per ticket and $5 for return tickets the same night.
Oct 25   The Hideout with R.O.C. 3rd annual Golf Tournament
The Hideout Golf Club and R.O.C. (Revitalizing Our Community) are teaming up to help raise funds for much needed changes, events and upgrades for our community and its youth.  The 4 person scramble will offer prizes, food and fun for all participants
Date:   October 25, 2014
Location:   The Hideout Golf Club
Lake Brownwood
Contact:   Jodie Miller 325-726-8011; Walt Williams 325-642-6606 or The Hideout 325-784-4653
Date/Time Details:   Saturday October 25th
shotgun start at 8:30 am
Oct 25   Fit-Evlaunch-Athon!!
Join us for the All New Les Mills releases with a cool twist!  Saturday, October 25th from 2:30 Pm to 5:00 PM.  It's only $10 to participate and all the proceeds will go to the Walker Cancer Center patient care services.  Invite your friends, wear pink and come enjoy the fun!       
Date:   October 25, 2014
Time:   02:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://fitnessevolutiontx.com
Location:   Fitness Evolution
300 Early Blvd.
Early, TX
Contact:   Minerva Mccutchen (325) 513-6040
Email:   mccamp08@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, October 25th
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   $10 per person
Oct 25   Zombie 5K Getaway
Annual Zombie 5K Getaway hosted by 3M Company in Brownwood. Proceeds benefit United Way of Brown County.
Date:   October 25, 2014
Time:   05:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.racedayeventservices.com/apps/calendar/showEvent?calID=5622634&eventID=215616288&next=%2F
Location:   Riverside Park
Contact:   Jennifer Blasingame 325-646-3551 ext 13229 zombie5kgetaway@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   October 25 5:45 PM
Fees/Admission:   Declare as a Human Runner, Zombie Runner, or Zombie Roamer Registration Fees: ON OR BEFORE October 15 $20 October 16 ? October 24 $25 October 25th (Race Day) $30
Oct 28   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 15 years of age.
Date:   October 28, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Melanie Naylor 325-647-8543
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $15 per session
Oct 29   Early First Baptist Church Fall Festival
EFBC will host their annual fall festival in the church gym.  Organizers state there will be lots of fun, games, and food.
Date:   October 29, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Early First Baptist Church
103 Garmon Drive
Early, TX
Date/Time Details:   October 29, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Oct 29   Fall Festive hosted by Victory Life Church & Victory Life Academny
Victory Life Academy and Victory Life Church will be hosting a Fall Festival.  You and your families are invited to come and enjoy Bounce Houses, many activities, face painting, craft tables, Yummy Frito Pie for FREE, and so much more.
Date:   October 29, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Victory Life Church
901 CC Woodson
Brownwood, TX
Date/Time Details:   October 29, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Oct 29   Harvest Fest at Abundant Life Church
Abundant Life Church will host its annual Harvest Fest.  There will be several booths for kids, trunk or treat, free hotdogs (as long as they alst), and a cake walk.  Pastor Todd King and his worship team from High Mesa Cowboy church will be providing music during the fest.
Date:   October 29, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Abundant Life Church
585 W. Commerce Street
Date/Time Details:   October 29, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Oct 30   Fall Festival Celebration at Redstone Park
Redstone Park residents and staff will be celebrating the fall season by hosting a Fall Festival.  Organizers encourage everyone to come enjoy an evening of fall fun with door prizes, refreshments, a costume contest, entertainment, games, and trick or treating.
Date:   October 30, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Redstone Park
2410 Song Bird Circle
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-643-9056
Date/Time Details:   October 30, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Oct 31   3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail
Join us for the 3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail sponsored by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and Wendlee Broadcasting.  All the fun will kick-off at 5:00 PM in Depot Plaza area located at 600 E. Depot.  Local businesses will gather for two hours handing out goodies/candy and offering games and fun for all ages! 

This year will also feature a Halloween Costume Contest!  Click here for the entry form.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Depot Plaza
600 E. Depot St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31st    
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM    
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Oct 31 - Nov 01   World of Terror Haunted House
The annual World of Terror Haunted House will be held on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1 from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. each night.  The haunted house will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, located at 1701 Ave L in Brownwood.  Tickets are $8 each and same night return trips are just $5.  All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Date:   October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location:   Boys & Girls Club
1701 Avenue L    
Date/Time Details:   October 17-18, 24-25, & 31-Nov 1
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fees/Admission:   $8 per ticket and $5 for return tickets the same night.