Events for August 2014
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Aug 01 - Aug 02   Emily Clarkson Harp with Dinner
Enjoy the soothing sounds of Emily Clarkson and her harp in The Turtle Restaurant Dining room.  Emily plays everything from classical to Broadway to Celtic Music.
 
Date:   August 1, 2014 - August 2, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:  

The Turtle Restaurant
514 Center Ave.
Brownwood, Tx 76801

Contact:   325-646-8200
Email:   service@theturtlerestaurant.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday August 1st and Saturday August 2nd
6PM-9PM
Fees/Admission:   Please RSVP to 325-646-8200
Aug 02   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:   August 2, 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
Aug 02   Rembering When - Roy Orbison Tribute
Remembering When is a performance featuring Al Nelson as the music legend, Roy Orbison! Tickets are available for either general admission or for dinner and show
 
Date:   August 2, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
500 East Baker St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   Marjorie Cloud (325) 660-8338
Email:   mcloud@wtrc.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, August 2nd
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Dinner Guests-7:00 PM
General Admission seating- 7:30 PM
Show begins at 8:00 PM
Fees/Admission:  
General Admission- $25.00 - tickets available at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce

Dinner & Show- contact Marjorie Cloud
Reserved tables of 8 - $500
Individual Table Tickets - $75
 
Aug 05   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:   August 5, 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
Aug 06   Kohler demonstration
Take a tour and learn about water conservation with low flow efficient toilets.Get a look at the testing that makes Kohler toilets a flush above the rest!
Date:   August 6, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   City hall parking lot 501 Center Ave Brownwood
Aug 07   Town Hall-Mike Conaway
Date:   August 7, 2014
Time:   03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce boardroom 600 E. Depot St
Contact:   325-646-9535
Aug 07   August Business After Hours - Hosted by KTXS TV
Join us for the August Business After Hours hosted by KTXS TV at the Art Association building.  Stop by and meet the crew from KTXS, view over 18 photographers latest works of art and enjoy beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. 
Date:   August 7, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk Ave.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, August 7th
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM        
Aug 08   NRA Fundraiser
 raffles, auctions and fun with a chance to win exclusive NRA guns, gear, decor, and collectibles!
Date:   August 8, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
500 E. Baker
Contact:   Heart of Texas FNRA 325-998-9557
Email:   HOTFNRA@yahoo.com
Fees/Admission:   Table packages:From $275- $20,000

Individual tickets- $30
Aug 08 - Aug 09   Emily Clarkson Harp with Dinner
Enjoy the soothing sounds of Emily Clarkson and her harp in The Turtle Restaurant Dining room.  Emily plays everything from classical to Broadway to Celtic Music.
 
Date:   August 8, 2014 - August 9, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   The Turtle Restaurant
514 Center Ave.
Brownwood, Tx 76801
Contact:   325-646-8200
Email:   service@theturtlerestaurant.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday August 8th and Saturday August 9th
6PM-9PM
Fees/Admission:   Please RSVP to 325-646-8200
Aug 12   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:   August 12, 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
Aug 12   Young Leaders Monthly Social - Chili's Grill and Bar
Join us at Chili's Grill and Bar for the February Monthly Social hosted by the Young Leaders of Brown County!  Stop by between 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM for appetizers, drinks and meeting new friends!
Date:   August 12, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Chili's Grill and Bar
210 E. Commerce St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, February 11th
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Aug 12   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:   August 12, 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
Aug 15   August Luncheon - Featuring Brownwood and Early ISDs
The Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce will be co-hosting the August Chamber luncheon featuring the local school districts. The luncheon will be held Friday, August 15th at the Brownwood Country Club. 

Attendees will hear from Brownwood ISD Superintendent Reece Blincoe and newly hired Early ISD Superintendent Wes Beck.  Each will outline what parents and the community can expect from each district for the new school year.


Sponsored by Baird Brothers Express Car Wash

Table Sponsors include: Allegiance Ambulance, Elliott Electric Supply Company, and Redstone Park. 

Door prizes provided by: IntegraCare Home Health, MAK Images, Staples, Trees Forever Nursery, and West/Central Texas Valuation Services, and Zija International Independent Distributor
 
Date:   August 15, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Call Missi at 325-646-9535
Email:   director@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  

Friday, August 15

Buffet opens at 11:30 AM
Program begins at Noon

Fees/Admission:   $12 payable at the door.
Aug 16   Bluesqueezebox CD Release party
Blue Squeeze Box returns playing in style on the Turtle Restaurant Patio - free with food and drink purchase. Make your reservations 325-646-8200 Their unique sound has been compared to the likes of Tom Waits, the Asylum Street Spankers and Gogol Bordello, or a simulcast of the Grand Ole Opry and the Lawrence Welk Show viewed under the influence of something. This band is a Turtle Favorite!! "This Old House" was recorded live during an unusual Memorial Day thunderstorm, and will be released tonite!  Blue Squeeze is our main squeeze. If you haven't heard them yet, you should get yourself down here or you're just square.
Date:   August 16, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:  
The Turtle Restaurant patio 514 Center Avenue  Brownwood
Contact:   325-642-8200
Date/Time Details:   6-10 pm August 16
Fees/Admission:   free with food and drink purchase
Aug 19   3rd Annual Chairman's Breakfast
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 3rd Annual Chairman's Breakfast to show our appreciation to our top investors over the past year.  Breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM and from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM we will discuss the past year and welcome feedback from attendees.
Date:   August 19, 2014
Time:   07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Ranger College Meeting Room
Brownwood Chamber Office
600 E. Depot St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 19th
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Aug 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:   August 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.
Aug 19   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:   August 19, 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
Aug 26   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:   August 26, 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
Aug 29 - Aug 31   DRAWING WITH THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN
DRAWING WITH THE RIGHT SIDE OF YOUR BRAIN. Drawing with the right side of your brain is a 3 day drawing workshop with Jeremy Serna. Workshop will be held August 29th-31st August 29th 9a.m-2:30p.m August 30th 9a.m-2:30p.m August 31st 1:30p.m-5:30pm Cost: $125 Supplies: Spiral Sketch book and small set of drawing pencils The workshop will cover drawing what u see not what you see not what you think. Jeremy Serna enjoys working with people who say they can't draw. Some of Jeremy's students have went to believing they can't draw to winning awards. Reservations must be made email the Brownwood Art Center at www.brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date:   August 29, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodart.com
Location:   Brownwood Art Center located at 215 Fisk Ave.
Contact:   Tommy Munster brownwoodart@gmail.com 325-200-6361
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:   3 day workshop Cost:125