Events for July 2017
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Jul 01   Fireworks at the Lake
Annual fireworks and concert at the Wild duck Marina, Lake Brownwood. Fireworks will start at dark thirty! (about 9:20) and are shot from Crappie point, so boats have a front row seat! ( Please make sure your lifejackets and ALL required items are in your boat and lights are in working order, etc. before getting on the water! ) 
At the marina, admission to concerts & fireworks show will be $20.00 per person. No coolers allowed. You can purchase adult beverages in the store at marina. .the restaurant will be serving their usual menu of burgers, salads, etc.bring a lawn chair or blanket.. Rare Dog will go on stage at 8:00 pm to open for Callahan Divide who will go on stage about 10:30.

 
Date:   July 1, 2017
Location:   The Wild Duck Marina
320 Hightop street
Also Free viewing from the dam at Spillway Road (parking in lot before the dam) and Flatrock Park at CR 2632 & 587(no personal fireworks may be shot from Flatrock ) 
Viewing also from designated areas of the Lake Brownwood State Park. on Park Road 15. Each adult 13+ is charged an entry fee of $4.00. 12 and under are free.
Contact:   Wild Duck Marina 325-784-7100 Lake Brownwood State Park- 325-784-5223 Lake Patrol office- 325-784-5532
Date/Time Details:   after dark--about 9:20
Fees/Admission:   Wild duck Marina- $20. per person
Free viewing from the dam and Flatrock Park (no personal fireworks may be shot from Flatrock )
$4.00 for 13+ at State park  12 and under free
Jul 01   Texas Community Farmers Market
The Texas Community Farmers Market starts the 2017 season on April 8th! The location is where it used to be set up, under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Avenue, close to Family Services. Produce, cottage foods, crafts, fresh eggs, and plants! Come to the market, meet your neighbors and SHOP LOCAL! On April 8th, we will have live music, featuring Keith Weber on guitar with vocals.
Date:   July 1, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Ave, close to Family Services
Contact:   Call 325 - 800-9469 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TXcommunityfarmersmarket/
Email:   tcfm_fresh@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Start date is April 8th, 2017. Market opens at 8 am and closes at noon.
Fees/Admission:   Vendors pay ony $5 to set up! Local non profits are invited to set up at no charge. Buyers never pay to attend.
Jul 01   Boat Parade
2nd Annual Boat Parade Set for SAturday at Lake Brownwood
In celebration of Independence Day weekend, a boat parade will be held at Lake Brownwood on Saturday, July 1st.
The boat parade will begin at 10am and boats are asked to line up at the Lake Brownwood dam prior to the start of the parade.   Registration fee is $5 and entries can register at Wild Duck Marina in advance by calling 325-784-7100.
Boats are encouraged to be decorated during the parade in patriotic theme, and prizes will be awarded for some of the best decorated.    Any decorations that may impede visibility or normal navigation must be removed at the conclusion of the parade.

 
Date:   July 1, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM
Location:   the Lake Brownwood Dam
Contact:   Call 325-784-7100 for more information.
Date/Time Details:   10 am Sat. July 1st
Fees/Admission:   $5.00 to enter
Jul 01 - Sep 23   A Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit
I WANT THE WIDE AMERICAN EARTH: AN ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN STORY

Now on Exhibit at The Lehnis Railroad Museum! This exhibit takes a sweeping look at Asian Pacific American history across a multitude of diverse cultures. From the builders of some of the earliest railroads to the modern day, this exhibit shows how the Asian culture continues to help write the remarkable story of America. Activities and crafts for children & adults every Saturday!
Date:   July 1, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Email:   eezra@brownwoodtexas.gov
Date/Time Details:   July 1- September 23, 2017 10am - 4pm Tuesday-Saturday
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 Ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Jul 04   Fourth of July--Offices Closed
The Chamber of Commerce will be CLOSED for the Independence Day holiday.
Date:   July 4, 2017
Jul 04   Riverfest- BBQ Cookoff and Raft Race @ Riverside park
The 3rd annual RiverFest will be held on July 4th at Brownwood's Riverside Park, and will also include around 75 various arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, Heartland Cruisers Car Show, barbecue cook-off sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society, 13 bounce houses for kids, knocker ball, laser tag and kayak and canoe rentals 

Raft Races
The Raft Race is open to both companies and individuals who are willing to build a raft and compete against one another in a 100 meter race down the Pecan Bayou. Entry fee for the race is $25 and  will have two categories to choose from including  double and group.  Prizes will be awarded for the fastest raft in each category, one for the best use of materials, and the Titanic award for the most dramatic sink. more info and registration is on the website at http://brownwoodjcs.com/raftrace  
Vendors
Vendor spaces are available for $75 for a 10 ft X 10 ft spot and electricity is available for $20. for vendor application go to http://www.brownwoodjcs.com/riverfestvendor  Completed applications should be returned with payment by June 27. No applications will be reviewed or accepted after this date. Electricity, and booth spaces, are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
 
BBQ Cook-Off
The Brownwood Jaycees would like to invite you to take part in our third annual RiverFest Barbecue Cook-off sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society that will be held on July 3-4 at Riverside Park in Brownwood, Texas.
Categories & Entry Fee:
Brisket, Chicken & Ribs (No Baby Backs) ONE OR ALL for  $125 / 80% Payback to the top 3 winners in each category
Jackpot Beans $25 / 100% Payback to the top 3
Awards:
  • Brisket: 1st – 3rd Receive Money and awards. 4th-10th receive certificates.
  • Chicken: 1st – 3rd Receive Money and awards. 4th-10th receive certificates.
  • Ribs (No Baby Backs): 1st – 3rd Receive Money and awards. 4th-10th receive certificates.
  • Beans: 1st – 3rd Receive Money and awards. 100% cash payback.
Times:
  • Check-in from 9am-11am on Monday
  • Cookers Meeting 6 pm on Monday in the pavilion
  • Turn in times (Tuesday): Beans 11 am, Chicken 12 (noon), Ribs 1 pm and Brisket 2 pm in the pavilion
  • Awards 4 pm-5pm (Depending on how many cookers we have)
for more information on how to enter contact Shea Alexander at 325-998-7340 or go to http://www.brownwoodjcs.com/riverfestbbq
Date:   July 4, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodjcs.com/riverfest
Location:   Riverside Park
Contact:   - BBQ Cook-off Chairman- Shea Alexander 325-998-7340 Car show entries- Kyle Oxford 325-200-7546 Event contact- Kyle Oxford 325-200-7546
Email:   Email: info@brownwoodjcs.com
Date/Time Details:   July 4th
9 am- 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   $3.00 adults age 13+,  $2.00 children
Jul 04   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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   July 4, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jul 04   Painting with Friends - Art Class
Choose from drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15/night or $50 for the month. If Tuesdays aren't good for you, set up your own private lesson Wednesday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15 for hour lesson or $50 for a month of weekly lessons.
Date:   July 4, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriendsbw.com
Location:   308 N Fisk Ave, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15 per class 
$50 for the month
Jul 05   Ambassador Meeting
Monthly Ambassador meeting
Date:   July 5, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:   Chamber board room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, July 5th
11:30 AM
Jul 07   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 7, 2017
Time:   07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Jul 08   Texas Community Farmers Market
The Texas Community Farmers Market starts the 2017 season on April 8th! The location is where it used to be set up, under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Avenue, close to Family Services. Produce, cottage foods, crafts, fresh eggs, and plants! Come to the market, meet your neighbors and SHOP LOCAL! On April 8th, we will have live music, featuring Keith Weber on guitar with vocals.
Date:   July 8, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Ave, close to Family Services
Contact:   Call 325 - 800-9469 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TXcommunityfarmersmarket/
Email:   tcfm_fresh@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Start date is April 8th, 2017. Market opens at 8 am and closes at noon.
Fees/Admission:   Vendors pay ony $5 to set up! Local non profits are invited to set up at no charge. Buyers never pay to attend.
Jul 08 - Jul 09   Brownwood Gun & Blade Show
BUY-SELL-TRADE or just browse new, used, & collectible guns - part & accessories - clips, grips, ammo, mags, & reloading equipment - supplies, holsters, & knives of all kinds - military surplus & collectibles - coins, jewelry, purses - GREAT for the whole family.
Date:   July 8, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.silverspurtradeshows.com
Location:   City Coliseum 500 East Baker
Contact:   Silver Spur Trade Shows, Inc. - PO Box 208 - Ralls, TX 79357 ph: 806-253-1322 - fax: 806-253-1368 -
Email:   info@silverspurtradeshows.com
Date/Time Details:   Sat. 9am-5pm Sun. 10am-4pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults $6. Kids under 12 FREE. $1 off active military & NRA/TSRA members with ID (only 1 discount per admittance). 2 for 1 during the 1st hour on both days. 2 day pass for $10.
Jul 08   Blow Painting Art
Join us at the Lehnis Railroad Museum & create a take home art piece simply made by using paint and a straw. Also explore the Smithsonian exhibit I WANT THE WIDE AMERICAN EARTH: AN ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN STORY.
Date:   July 8, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Email:   eezra@brownwoodtexas.gov
Date/Time Details:   Saturday July 8, 2017
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Jul 08   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 8, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 08   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 8, 2017
Time:   07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Jul 09   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 9, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 10   Ribbon Cutting for Fiesta Filipino
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member Fiesta Filipino!
Date:   July 10, 2017
Time:   12:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location:   211 E. Baker Street, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, July 10th at NOON
Jul 11   Business Workshop - Marketing to the 4 Generations
Does your client prefer Lady Gaga or Sinatra? Do they read the newspaper or get their news from Twitter?  How well do you know your clients and how do you best reach them?  When crafting a marketing message, it’s important for your business that you understand the four generations in today’s workforce and consumer market. Walk away from this workshop armed with the characteristics of those you are trying to reach and the best way to connect with them. 

Walk-Ins are welcome! Bring Your Own Lunch and Come on over!  Eat.Learn.Network.  

Business Workshop hosted by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and America's Small Business Development Center.
Date:   July 11, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Chamber board room
600 E. Depot Street, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, July 11th
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   There is no cost for this workshop for Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce members.  Non-member fee is $10.  Attendees may bring a lunch.
Register at this link:  https://nwtsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/14405
 
Jul 11   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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   July 11, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jul 11   Painting with Friends - Art Class
Choose from drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15/night or $50 for the month. If Tuesdays aren't good for you, set up your own private lesson Wednesday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15 for hour lesson or $50 for a month of weekly lessons.
Date:   July 11, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriendsbw.com
Location:   308 N Fisk Ave, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15 per class 
$50 for the month
Jul 13   US 377/Main St Public Meeting
TxDOT will host a public meeting to present proposed improvements to US 377 in Brownwood. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting and provide comments. It will begin at 5:30 in an open house format. A formal presentation will be held at 5:45. Afterwards, staff will be on hand to answer questions. The project area, which begins near Wesley Street and extends to Baker St, includes:
-Reconstruction of pavement
-Adding a center turn lane
-Right of way acquisition
Date:   July 13, 2017
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Texas State Technical College
305 Booker St
Brownwood, Tx
Jul 14   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 14, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 14   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 14, 2017
Time:   07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 15   Texas Community Farmers Market
The Texas Community Farmers Market starts the 2017 season on April 8th! The location is where it used to be set up, under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Avenue, close to Family Services. Produce, cottage foods, crafts, fresh eggs, and plants! Come to the market, meet your neighbors and SHOP LOCAL! On April 8th, we will have live music, featuring Keith Weber on guitar with vocals.
Date:   July 15, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Ave, close to Family Services
Contact:   Call 325 - 800-9469 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TXcommunityfarmersmarket/
Email:   tcfm_fresh@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Start date is April 8th, 2017. Market opens at 8 am and closes at noon.
Fees/Admission:   Vendors pay ony $5 to set up! Local non profits are invited to set up at no charge. Buyers never pay to attend.
Jul 15   TSTC Show-N-Shine Welding Competition
The rig (truck) competition is open to the public, but the pro/amateur skills competition is only for TSTC students. The professionals and amateurs (our students) will work together to build BBQ pits that will be auctioned off later in the afternoon. Prizes will be given out to the winners and all proceeds go to the Texan Success Scholarship. We will have local food trucks on hand, in addition to vendors and industry leaders.
Date:   July 15, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://bit.ly/Show-N-Shine2017
Location:   Riverside Park Pavilion 320 Riverside Park Dive Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   Keith Armentrout (325) 641-3921
Email:   keith.armentrout@tstc.edu
Date/Time Details:   8:00am-5:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Spectators welcome Entry fee for trucks $35, unless professional volunteers to compete
Jul 15   Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy
Taught by Jun Tong, instructor in Chinese language & culture! Join Jun for this fun and lively class and try your hand at the ancient art of calligraphy. All materials provided. FREE!
Date:   July 15, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   July 15th 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Fees/Admission:   classes are part of your regular admission to the museum. Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Jul 15   Coffey Anderson at The Best of Brown County Banquet

The Brownwood Bulletin's inaugural Best of Brown County "Where the Stars Shine Big and Bright Celebration" will be held at the Brownwood Coliseum. The evening will kick off at 6pm. beginning with a dinner. The finalists  and winners awards ceremony for the People's Choice Awards 2017 will be followed with a concert by Brown County's own Coffey Anderson.

Date:   July 15, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
500 East Baker
Brownwood, TX  76801
Contact:   325-646-2541 for tickets or more information
Email:   mhorton@gatehousemedia.com
Date/Time Details:   6pm, July 15th
Fees/Admission:   All tickets include dinner, awards, and concert.
Individual tickets- $85 before July 7th.     After July 7th, $100
Table of 10-  $700
Commercial /business call for special rate
Jul 15   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 15, 2017
Time:   07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com  

or at the box office
Jul 16   Oliver!
TexasBank presents Oliver! the musical
Date:   July 16, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   the Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Brownwood, Tx  76801
Fees/Admission:   tickets available at www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 18   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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   July 18, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jul 18   Painting with Friends - Art Class
Choose from drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15/night or $50 for the month. If Tuesdays aren't good for you, set up your own private lesson Wednesday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15 for hour lesson or $50 for a month of weekly lessons.
Date:   July 18, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriendsbw.com
Location:   308 N Fisk Ave, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15 per class 
$50 for the month
Jul 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:   July 19, 2017
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.
Jul 19 - Jul 21   Model Railroad Camp
 Build your own miniature layout! Learn how to build a model train layout, Learn about & ride the Mini-Train,& Learn railroading history.Certificates will be awarded and you will have the Opportunity to join The Lehnis Model Railroad Club!
Date:   July 19, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Email:   eezra@brownwoodtexas.gov
Date/Time Details:   July 19th-21st 10am-12pm
Fees/Admission:   $20 per child
Jul 20   Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for KG Dance Studio
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for KG Dance Studio!
Date:   July 20, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   3610 Durham Avenue, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, July 20th
11:30 AM
Jul 20   Creative Image Laser Solutions 10 Year Celebration
Open House Celebrating 10 years!
Celebratory specials and giveaways
Enjoy hor d'oeuvres and delicious beverages
Date:   July 20, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.creativeimagelasersolutions.com
Location:   Creative Image Laser Solutions
3661 Hwy 377 S
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   325-641-1927
Date/Time Details:   Thursday July 20th from noon - 6pm
Jul 22   Reading of the children's book "In a Village by the Sea"
Reading of the children's book "in a Village by the Sea' by Muon Van. A heartwarming story about a Vietnamese fisherman & his family! CRAFT: Create your own Village by the Sea collage.
Date:   July 22, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum
Date/Time Details:   July 22 10am-4pm book reading every hour!
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Jul 22   Texas Community Farmers Market
The Texas Community Farmers Market starts the 2017 season on April 8th! The location is where it used to be set up, under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Avenue, close to Family Services. Produce, cottage foods, crafts, fresh eggs, and plants! Come to the market, meet your neighbors and SHOP LOCAL! On April 8th, we will have live music, featuring Keith Weber on guitar with vocals.
Date:   July 22, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Ave, close to Family Services
Contact:   Call 325 - 800-9469 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TXcommunityfarmersmarket/
Email:   tcfm_fresh@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Start date is April 8th, 2017. Market opens at 8 am and closes at noon.
Fees/Admission:   Vendors pay ony $5 to set up! Local non profits are invited to set up at no charge. Buyers never pay to attend.
Jul 22   Hot Rod Lawnmower Drag Races
This race is a make-up from being rained out on June 3rd, 2017. The lawnmower drag races will be held Saturday morning. Everyone is encouraged to come out and bring mowers and a helmet to race. ..even if it is your or your kid's first time out with your stock mower. They will help you make them fast for next year! 
Presentation will follow drag races. Lawnmower tractor pull will follow the trophy presentation.
Date:   July 22, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM
Location:   320 Riverside Park Dr.
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Larry Carter 325-642-2005
Email:   ldc2405@harrisbb.com
Date/Time Details:   sign up at 9 am
race starts at 10 am
Jul 22   The Vault Summer Concert Series-Kerry Freeman
The Vault Summer Concert Series presents Kerry Freeman
Date:   July 22, 2017
Time:   09:30 PM
Location:   113 East Baker
Contact:   the Vault on Facebook
Date/Time Details:   9:30 Sat July 22nd
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 and BYOB
Jul 24   Blood Drive at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce
There will be a Bloodmobile in the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot.  You will need to bring a photo ID and donor card if you have one. Free Cholesterol testing with every donation.

Set an appointment online at https://bloodhero.com/index.cfm?group=op&expand=748139&zc=76801 or call the Brownwood Chamber at 325-646-9535.
Date:   July 24, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:45 PM
Location:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot
600 E. Depot Street
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, July 24th
11:00 AM to 2:45 PM
Jul 25   Ribbon Cutting for Poppy's Sweets N Treats
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member Poppy's Sweets N Treats!
Date:   July 25, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   710 W. Austin Avenue in Brownwood (next to Smitty's BBQ)
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, July 25th
11:30 AM
Jul 25   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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   July 25, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jul 25   Painting with Friends - Art Class
Choose from drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15/night or $50 for the month. If Tuesdays aren't good for you, set up your own private lesson Wednesday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for drawing, watercolor, acrylic, or airbrush. $15 for hour lesson or $50 for a month of weekly lessons.
Date:   July 25, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriendsbw.com
Location:   308 N Fisk Ave, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15 per class 
$50 for the month
Jul 28   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The Brownwood Lyric Theatre's Kids Theatre Workshop presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the musical
Date:   July 28, 2017
Time:   07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Fees/Admission:   for tickets, go to www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 29   Photo Scavenger Hunt
Photo Scavenger Hunt: Tour the Smithsonian Exhibit now on display at The Lehnis Railroad Museum. Called "I Want the Wide American Earth", it is the story of the Asian immigration to America. Find all the photos while exploring the exhibit Win Prizes! Fun for Adults & Kids!
Date:   July 29, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood TX. 76801
Contact:   Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   Saturday July 29th 10am-4pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Jul 29   Texas Community Farmers Market
The Texas Community Farmers Market starts the 2017 season on April 8th! The location is where it used to be set up, under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Avenue, close to Family Services. Produce, cottage foods, crafts, fresh eggs, and plants! Come to the market, meet your neighbors and SHOP LOCAL! On April 8th, we will have live music, featuring Keith Weber on guitar with vocals.
Date:   July 29, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Under the Austin Avenue overpass, at Brady Ave, close to Family Services
Contact:   Call 325 - 800-9469 for more information, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TXcommunityfarmersmarket/
Email:   tcfm_fresh@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Start date is April 8th, 2017. Market opens at 8 am and closes at noon.
Fees/Admission:   Vendors pay ony $5 to set up! Local non profits are invited to set up at no charge. Buyers never pay to attend.
Jul 29   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The Brownwood Lyric Theatre's Kids Theatre Workshop presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the musical
Date:   July 29, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Fees/Admission:   for tickets, go to www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Jul 29   The Vault Summer Concert Series presents Bum Lucky Reggae
2nd in the summer Concert series at The Vault in downtown Brownwood is Bum Lucky! Head on down on Saturday to chill to some great Reggae tunes!
Date:   July 29, 2017
Time:   09:00 PM
Location:   113 East Baker
Downtown Brownwood, Texas
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 29th
9:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $15.00 byob
Jul 30   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The Brownwood Lyric Theatre's Kids Theatre Workshop presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the musical
Date:   July 30, 2017
Time:   02:30 PM
Website:   http://www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
318 Center Avenue
Fees/Admission:   for tickets, go to www.BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com