Events for September 2014
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Sep 02   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:   September 2, 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
Sep 04   20th Anniversary Business Showcase & Taste of Brownwood

Presented by
KTXS - TV


The Fall Business Showcase is celebrating 20 years and we are ready to party!!

The 2014 Fall Business Showcase & Taste of Brownwood will be bigger than ever this year with 100 vendor spaces open to members and non members. 
Businesses of all sizes are welcome to participate and help us celebrate 20 successful years.  The theme for this year is Birthday Celebration!

From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM the 8th Annual Taste of Brownwood, presented by Sodexo - BRMC,  will kick - off with local caterers and restaurants sharing their favorite menu items.  At 4:00 PM until the close of the show, Depot Liquor will host a wine tasting for vendors and attendees with special door prizes for vendors only!

Only 50 Spaces remain for this special event, so register TODAY!!

A Special THANK YOU to our Sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor
KTXS - TV
Gold Sponsors
Citizens National Bank
Songbird Lodge
Silver Sponsor
BEDC
Taste of Brownwood Sponsor
Sodexo - BRMC
Awards Sponsor
Wal-Mart

Tote Bag Sponsor
Echo Wireless
Thrivent Financial
Grand Prize Sponsor

 Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Date:   September 4, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
 
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services (325) 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 4th
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sep 04   20th Anniversary Showcase Wine/Beer Reception
Join us in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Fall Business Showcase. Depot Liquor will be on hand to serve samples of wine and beer and we will have a special cake to celebrate the milestone.  Please register online or call Missi to ensure you receive your two complimentary tickets to this special event.       
Date:   September 4, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 4th
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM   
Fees/Admission:   Free tickets with registration or invitation at the event.       
Sep 04   First Thursday Featuring Kerry Sawyer
Kerry Sawyer is a local artist out of Brownwood. Kerry brings a unique art style to The Brownwood Art Center. A lot of his work is bold bright colors with a focus around tikis.
Date:   September 4, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodart.com
Location:   The Brownwood Art Center Located at 215 Fisk Ave.
Contact:   Tommy Munster brownwoodart@gmail.com 325-200-6361
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   September 4th 5.pm-8p.m
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public
Sep 06   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:   September 6, 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
Sep 09   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:   September 9, 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
Sep 09   BRMC Open House for SBHS
The Brownwood Regional Medical Center cordially invites you to attend an Open House for Senior Behavioral Health Services (Inpatient Gero-Psych Unit)  Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served
Date:   September 9, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   1501 Burnet Drive  5th floor, West (main entrance parking area)
Date/Time Details:   Facility tours begin at 4:00 p.m. Welcome and introduction of staff begins at 5:00
Fees/Admission:   Please RSVP to 325.649.2150
Sep 09   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:   September 9, 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
Sep 09   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:   September 9, 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
Sep 10   Leadership Brownwood Kickoff
Class members meet for the first time and begin their leadership adventure with an all-day retreat.  Participants spend the day discovering their own leadership style and learning how to best utilize style differences.  After lunch, members participate in activities involving team-building, problem-solving, trust and risk-taking.
 
Date:   September 10, 2014
Location:   Brownwood Chamber of Commerce
600 E. Depot St.     
Contact:   325-646-9535
Date/Time Details:  

Wednesday, September 10

9 AM

Fees/Admission:   Class registration required.
Sep 11   Brownwood Community Concert Association presents "Texas Gypsies"
Texas Gypsies is a 5 piece band which blends the elements of traditional small group Swing, Gypsy Jazz and Western Swing of the 30's and 40's.   They are lively and very exciting. 
Date:   September 11, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Victory Life Church Auditorium at 901 C.C. Woodson-Brownwood
Contact:   Jo Ann Manigold 325-643-6049
Email:   joannmanigold@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 11, 2014 starts at 7:00PM
Fees/Admission:   Admission is by membership subscription and single tickets on request
Sep 13   St. John's Arts and Crafts Fair
13th Annual Arts and Crafts fair that is open to local and area wide vendors, offering both indoor and outdoor spaces.  Approximately 25 vendors from around the state will be present with arts, crafts, food and a variety of items. 
Date:   September 13, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:  
Located at the corner of Main and Depot Street, at the St. John’s Church
Contact:   Mary Blackwell 325/648-2724 St. John's 325/646-7482
Date/Time Details:  
Always the 2nd Saturday in September.  10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:  
For vendor fees and information, contact the church or Mary Blackwell
Sep 16   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:   September 16, 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
Sep 17   September Business After Hours - Bob's Fuels
Join us for the September Business After Hours, hosted by Bob's Fuels!  Come and enjoy great food, cold drinks and friends!
Date:   September 17, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   1107 W. Commerce St.
Contact:   Missi Malone, Director of Member Services 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, September 17th
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 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:   September 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.
Sep 19   September Luncheon - Featuring Brown County Appraisal District
Brett McKibben, Chief Appraiser from the Brown County Appraisal District will be our guest speaker at the September luncheon.

He will talk about the local appraisal process and what taxpayers can expect as tax bills are getting set to be mailed out to property owners.   He will also take questions.

This month's luncheon is sponsored by Bruner Auto Group.

Table Sponsors include Brownwood Janitorial & Fire Extinguisher, Dazzling Diva's, and McCoy's Building Supply Center.

Door prizes provided by Baird Brothers Express Car Wash, Trees Forever Nursery, Underwood's Cafeteria, Wal-Mart, and West Central Wireless.
 
Date:   September 19, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood County Club
Contact:   Contact the Brownwood Chamber at 325-646-9535 to RSVP
Email:   director@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:  

Friday, September 19

Buffet opens at 11:30 AM
Program begins at Noon

Fees/Admission:   $12 for the buffet lunch payable at the door.
Sep 19 - Sep 21   Brownwood Reunion Celebration
Brownwood's Biggest Festival! Featuring weekend-long concerts. Headliners are Survivor and Restless Heart. Contests such as Hands on a House, Brownwood's Got Talent, 5k and 10K run, BBQ Cook-off, indoor Car show, and a midway
Date:   September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.celebratebrownwood.com
Location:   From the Depot Plaza, down Carnegie, to the Coliseum
Contact:   Kim Peterson 325-646-8531
Date/Time Details:   Sept. 19-21
Fees/Admission:   Festival is FREE. Concerts are $25 per person per night for adults. No charge for car show. Separate armband charge for midway.
Sep 23   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:   September 23, 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
Sep 24   United Way Kick-Off Event
Underwood's Cafeteria will be open Wednesday, September 24th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM to support the Brown County United Way.  The Underwood family will be donating 100% of the proceeds of this event directly to the Brown County United Way.  Dine in only, no take out....good food and fun for a great cause!
Date:   September 24, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Underwood's Cafeteria   
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, September 24th
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
Sep 27   Heaven's Front Porch
Waxahachie's Old Fashioned singing project presents their musical Heaven's Front Porch in an outdoor performance under the new camp pavilion (indoors in case of bad weather). Join us for lunch at noon, $7.00 per person or just come for the free performance at 1:30. A love offering will be taken.
Date:   September 27, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.heartoftexascamp.com
Location:   Heart of Texas Baptist Camp on Lake Brownwood
Contact:   325-784-5821
Fees/Admission:   No admission charge---love offering accepted.   Lunch is $7.00 per person
Sep 27   Bangs Business showcase
1st annual Business Showcase in Bangs. Prize drawings.Free giveaways.  Free hotdogs! Come see what Bangs has to offer! 
Date:   September 27, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Texas Bank parking lot.
Contact:   LaFreda Kilburn 325-998-1567
Fees/Admission:   booths are free for members. Non-members of Bangs Business association are $48. Must notify LaFreda before Sept. 25 to save a spot.
Sep 30   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:   September 30, 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