Events for September 2017
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
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!
Sep 01   A Dove Hunt Celebration
Coldwell Banker, Mark Campbell & Assoc. and Central Texas Farm Credit are teaming up to celebrate opening day of Dove Season! Join us for fun, food, door prizes, and to speak to our experts about finding your own hunting paradise!
Date:   September 1, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Central Texas Farm Credit
1026 Early Blvd
Early, Tx
Sep 02   Family Day at the Railroad Museum
Family Day at the Lehnis Railroad Museum! Admission is only $2, so bring the whole family. Enjoy a FREE class with Jun Tong, Chinese language & culture teacher. Try your hand at the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy!
Date:   September 2, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   Saturday September 2nd Classes are from 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Fees/Admission:   $2 & kids under 5 are FREE!
 
Sep 02   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:   September 2, 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.
Sep 05   Business After Hours at Aldersgate Enrichment Center
Please join us for a Business After Hours at Aldersgate Enrichment Center!
Enjoy refreshments and networking with other business representatives from around the area. 

Attendees are also encouraged to bring a donation to Aldersgate to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  Aldersgate has decided to pool the resources of the Aldersgate Disaster Relief Program with other local resources.  They will be loading their trucks and trailers with items for immediate need and will be traveling south on September 9th with a response team.   

Suggested types of items include:

-Men's clothing
-Boys clothing
-Women's clothing
-Girls clothing
-Baby clothing
-Baby necessities
-Canned goods
-Dry goods
-Toiletries
-Home goods
-Water
-Toys and games 
 
Date:   September 5, 2017
Time:   04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:   5001 Hwy. 183/84E, Early
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, September 5th
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Sep 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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   September 5, 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
Sep 05   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:   September 5, 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
Sep 06   Ribbon Cutting - Spa de la Terre
Joint ribbon cutting for Spa de la Terre.         
Date:   September 6, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   1107 Riverside Drive
Brownwood, TX
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, September 6
11:30 AM    
Sep 07   Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club Weekly Meeting
Weekly club meeting/breakfast of the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club. Come for food, fun and fellowship. Guests welcome.
Date:   September 7, 2017
Time:   06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Location:   Gomez Restaurant
716 W. Commerce
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Don Holland 325-998-2058
Sep 07   2017 Business Expo & Taste of Brownwood
The 2017 Annual Business Expo & Taste of Brownwood
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd annual Business Expo and Taste of Brownwood event on Thursday, September 7th at the Brownwood Coliseum.  Businesses throughout the area will be participating in this event representing various lines of trade. 
 
The Expo will open at 10:00 AM and will wrap up at 5:30 PM.  Admission at the door will be $2 and complimentary passes are currently available for a limited time at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce office - 600 E. Depot St.

All visitors to the show will have the opportunity to win booth prizes from each of the exhibitors. Those who participate in  "Expo Bingo"  may enter to win the grand prize - $500 cash.

The Taste of Brownwood will offer the community the opportunity to sample favorite recipes from local restaurants, caterers and bakeries.  From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, expo visitors can sample tasty treats. Each visitor will receive 4 free Taste of Brownwood tickets with the $2 admission fee. Those who choose to enter with a complimentary pass will need to purchase Taste of Brownwood tickets for $1 each at the door the day of the show.

Aldersgate Enrichment Center will be set up at the Expo accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  They will be sending a response team to south Texas on September 9th.

The theme for this year is
"Discovering Local Treasures!" 
 
 Door Prizes, Drawings, Fun & Excitement
Booth prizes will be awarded throughout the day.

The first 500 people through the doors will receive a reusable tote bag!
 
A very special THANK YOU to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: Songbird Lodge
Gold Sponsor: Citizens National Bank
Silver Sponsor:  Central Texas Heart & Vascular
Awards Sponsor:  Kohler Company
Goodie Bags Sponsors: Abilene Regional Airport, Honey Bee Natural Foods and Humphrey Pete's
Grand Door Prize Sponsor: Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Reception Sponsor:  Sam's Club

 

Date:   September 7, 2017
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum located at the corner of Carnegie and Baker Street
 
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Expo is from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM Thursday, September 7th
Taste of Brownwood 2-4 PM

 
Fees/Admission:   $2.00 at the door or free passes available at the Chamber of Commerce in advance.
Sep 07   Art Center-Christopher Gaston
Christopher Gaston will be our September first Thursday Exhibitor for the Brownwood art association. The reception is held Sept. 7th from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Art Center.
Christopher is a digital artist whose pieces often invoke a sense of wonder and imagination.  They are full of vivid colors, texture, and fluid expression.  He has been creating original works of art for close to 20 years and has around 300 digital pieces.  Christopher is originally from the San Angelo area, but has been living in Brownwood since 2004.  He is presently teaching mathematics at Victory Life Academy in Brownwood, TX.  He enjoys playing his guitar at the Art Association's monthly AMP venue and is currently working on several book projects
 
Date:   September 7, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   The Art Center on Fisk Street
Brownwood Texas
Sep 08   Lt. Governor Dan Patrick hosted by Brown County Republican Women's Club
Brown County Republican Women’s Club will feature Lt. Governor Dan Patrick as guest speaker for their September meeting.  The Lt. Governor will talk about the recently ended session of the Texas Legislature and take a few questions. 
 
The meeting will be held on Friday, September 8th at 8 AM at the Depot Civic & Cultural Center in Brownwood.  The meeting is open to the public at no cost. 
 
The Brown County Republican Women's Club will also be accepting cash donations at the event to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims through the Rockport Volunteer Fire Department.   The money will be used to purchase needed supplies during their cleanup effort.
 
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will be taking reservations for this event.  Those interested in attending can call 325-646-9535. Limited seating is available.
 
Date:   September 8, 2017
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Depot Civic & Cultural Center        
600 E. Depot Street
Date/Time Details:   Friday, September 8
8 AM
Fees/Admission:   Free
Sep 09   Reading of the children's book " Thanking the Moon" by Grace Lin
Hear a story about the Chinese festival celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival! Craft and take home your own paper lantern!
Date:   September 9, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   September 9th 10am-4pm Reading of the book every hour!
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Sep 09   Learn to speak Chinese!
Learn to speak Chinese! For kids and adults of all ages-- have fun learning some words, expressions, and greetings in Chinese. Taught by Jun Tong, teacher of Chinese language & culture. This class is FREE along with regular museum admission.
Date:   September 9, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   Saturday September 9th Classes from 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Sep 09   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:   September 9, 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.
Sep 10   Muse & Merlot at Spirit of Texas Winery
The Spirit of Texas Winery and the Brownwood Art Association are proud to host a special Muse & Merlot Painting Class
Learn to paint "Bunch of Grapes" by Andrew John Henry Way. All instructions and supplies are provided. No experience in art is necessary!



 
Date:   September 10, 2017
Time:   02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:   6037 CR 291 Early, Tx
 
Fees/Admission:   Cost is now $25 per painter for advance online reservations, and $30 at the door.
Not a BYOB event. Glasses of wine may be purchased with $2 off original price.

 
Sep 11   Ribbon Cutting for Damsel in Defense - Nancy Ervin
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member Damsel in Defense - Nancy Ervin
Date:   September 11, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:   Brownwood Chamber Board Room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, September 11th
11:00 AM
Sep 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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   September 12, 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
Sep 12   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:   September 12, 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
Sep 13   Ambassador Meeting
Monthly Ambassador meeting
Date:   September 13, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:   Chamber board room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, September 6th
11:30 AM
Sep 14   Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club Weekly Meeting
Weekly club meeting/breakfast of the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club. Come for food, fun and fellowship. Guests welcome.
Date:   September 14, 2017
Time:   06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Location:   Gomez Restaurant
716 W. Commerce
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Don Holland 325-998-2058
Sep 14   Reception for Russ Bryan - 3M Plant Manager
Join the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce for a welcome reception for new Brownwood 3M Plant Manager Russ Bryan.    

The come-and-go reception will be held at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce office - 600 E. Depot Street from 4-6 PM on Thursday, September 14th. 

Meet Russ and enjoy some drinks and hors d'oeuvres
Date:   September 14, 2017
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
600 E. Depot Street
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-6446-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 14th
4-6 PM
Sep 15 - Sep 17   Early Pioneer Days at Early City Park
Early Pioneer Days at Early City Park
Bar-B-Que Cook-off--chicken, spare ribs, and brisket.
   for more info go to www.visitearlytexas.com
   for rules go to www.lonestarbarbecue.com
$200 grand champion prize
$100 Reserve Champion prize
80% payout; 1st-3rd places

80% payout on beans; 1st-3rd places
Sept 14-17- Pride of Texas Carnival
Sept 15-16- BBq Cookoff
Sept. 15-17 Co-ed Softball Tournament  $175.00 Team entry
Sept. 15-17- Open Tournament for girlsll- $175 team
Sept 15-17- Vendor Row, Food court, Kids Area ($5 per wristband good for ALL Day),
Sept 16- Concerts..see calendar
Sept 17 12pm-4pm horseshoe/washer tournament, 12pm-5pm Pioneer Men & Women Competition
 
Date:   September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Website:   http://www.visitearlytexas.com
Location:   Early City Park
199 Trailer Drive
Early, TX
Contact:   Early Chamber of Commerce 325-649-9300
Date/Time Details:   September 15th and 16th
Fees/Admission:   BBQ Cookoff:
$125 per person or team (sign by Sept. 1st)
$150 per person or team (if signed after Sept. 1st)
Registration deadline: 6pm Friday evening Sept. 15, 2017

All other registrations and deadline go to www.visitearly.com
Sep 15   September Luncheon - Brown County Judge Ray West
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will feature Brown County Judge Ray West as the featured speaker in September.   Judge West will give an overview of the proposed County Budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year and will give an overview of current and future Brown County Projects.

The September Luncheon is sponsored by Central Texas Heart & Vascular. 


 
Date:   September 15, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 325-646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, September 15th
11:30 AM - Buffet Opens    
Noon - Program Begins
Fees/Admission:   $14 for buffet lunch
payable to the Brownwood Country Club                
Sep 16   Learn to speak Chinese!
Learn to speak Chinese! For kids and adults of all ages-- have fun learning some words, expressions, and greetings in Chinese. Taught by Jun Tong, teacher of Chinese language & culture. This class is FREE along with regular museum admission.
Date:   September 16, 2017
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   Saturday September 16th Classes from 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Fees/Admission:   Adults $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Sep 16   Dye Run & 5K at Early City Park-Early Pioneer Days
TexasBank Dye Run & 5K at Early City Park
Date:   September 16, 2017
Time:   07:00 AM
Website:   http://www.visitearlytexas.com
Location:   Early City Park
Contact:   Early Chamber of Commerce 325-649-9300
Date/Time Details:   September 16th
 
Fees/Admission:   http://www.aldersgatecenter.org/dye-run.html
Sep 16   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:   September 16, 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.
Sep 16   Pioneer Days - Concert
Bruner Auto Group presents Pioneer Days 2017 Gates open at 5! Boone Cook & The Remains take the Circle B Bar Ranch stage at 6:00pm followed by 10 Mile Crossing at 8:00pm followed by Country Superstar Wade Bowen at 10:00pm. Free fireworks show following!
Date:   September 16, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Website:   http://visitearlytexas.com
Location:   Early City Park - 199 Trailer Dr. Early TX
Contact:   visitearlytexas.com
Email:   dhudson@earlytx.net
Date/Time Details:   Sept 16
Fees/Admission:   $20 in advance $30 at the gate
Sep 18   Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar - Good for Texas Tour Presentation
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar will stop in Brownwood on Monday, September 18th as part of his Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition.  Hegar, alongside local officials, will tour the 3M, Kohler and Superior Essex manufacturing plants as part of his visit.

Hegar will make a public presentation about the tour and the impact of manufacturing in Texas at 2:30 PM at the Depot Civic & Cultural Center located at 600 E. Depot Street in Brownwood.  The public is invited to the presentation to hear the Comptroller's remarks.

In all, Texas manufacturers were responsible for 3 million direct and indirect jobs in 2016. The average annual salary for direct jobs is nearly $75,000. In 2016, Texas manufacturers exported $210.3 billion in goods and contributed $225.8 billion to the GDP.

Glenn Hegar serves as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and was elected to office in 2014.

The Texas Comptroller's office was originally created by the Texas provisional government in 1835. The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state's finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government, in addition to administering a number of other programs.

For more information about the Comptroller's visit to Brownwood, contact the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.
Date:   September 18, 2017
Location:   Depot Civic & Cultural Center
600 E. Depot Street    
Contact:   Ray Tipton 325-646-9535
Email:   marketing@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, September 18
2:30 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, 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.
Sep 19   Business Workshop: Cyber Security
The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the America's Small Business Development Center will offer a business workshop on the topic of Cyber Security.

Through interactive discussion, we will explore some important statistics and some of the real-world cyber security issues that impact businesses.  Learn best practice concepts and how you can easily protect yourself with some minor behavior changes. 

Follow this link to register: https://nwtsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/14447
 
Date:   September 19, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
600 E. Depot Street
Contact:   325.646.7299
Email:   AWRIGHT@tarleton.edu
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, September 19
11:30 AM - 1 PM
Fees/Admission:   No cost to Brownwood Chamber members
$10 per person for non-members            
Sep 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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   September 19, 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
Sep 19   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:   September 19, 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
Sep 21   Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club Weekly Meeting
Weekly club meeting/breakfast of the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club. Come for food, fun and fellowship. Guests welcome.
Date:   September 21, 2017
Time:   06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Location:   Gomez Restaurant
716 W. Commerce
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Don Holland 325-998-2058
Sep 21   Girl Scouts honor Brownwood Women of Distinction
Girl Scouts of Central Texas honors Nancy Byler, Iva Hamilton, Evy Winn, Kay Wilson as Women of Distinction and the Brownwood Public Library as the Distinguished Workplace for Women. All funds raised through this event stay in the Brownwood area to support leadership programming for area girls.
Date:   September 21, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   https://gsctx.ejoinme.org/Brownwood
Location:   1815 Coggin Ave.
Contact:   Donna Brosh - 325-812-4196
Email:   donnab@gsctx.org
Date/Time Details:   September 21st, Registration open at 11:00 with event beginning at 11:30 am
Fees/Admission:   Individual tickets are $50 ea. or 2 for $75. Sponsorships available at https://gsctx.ejoinme.org/Brownwood
Sep 21   Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for new owner of Trees Forever
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening to welcome new owner of Trees Forever Nursery!
Date:   September 21, 2017
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   3803 Hwy. 377 South, Brownwood
 
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 21st
11:30 AM
Sep 21   Art, Music, People
AMP (Art,Music,People) Singer/Songwriter Show, 6-10pm come & go. Admission is FREE! Jack-A-Don's Food truck will be there selling food. Come enjoy some live music, great company, and great food! Musicians can sign up for a time slot at the door until we are full.
Date:   September 21, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   The Art Center on Fisk Avenue, Downtown Brownwood
Sep 23   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:   September 23, 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.
Sep 23   Meet & Greet Brenda Swartz, Body Dynamics, Inc.
Come and meet Brenda Swartz, founder of Body Dynamics, Inc.  She will discuss how to have beautiful, healthy skin, lose toxic fat, and how to go RAW!
Date:   September 23, 2017
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:  

Honey Bee Natural Foods
909 N. Fisk Ave
Brownwood, Tx

Contact:   Honey Bee Natural Foods 325-646-7017
Date/Time Details:   Saturday September 23rd
9:00am-10:30am
Fees/Admission:   No fee, but please RSVP as space is limited.
Sep 23   Balloon Release to send off the Smithsonian Exhibit
Your last chance to see the "I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story" as the museum closes this wonderful traveling exhibit. We will be having a balloon release as we prepare to send the exhibit on to its next destination.
Date:   September 23, 2017
Time:   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodtexas.gov/Lehnis
Location:   The Lehnis Railroad Museum 700 East Adams St. Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   325-643-6376
Date/Time Details:   Saturday September 23rd 11:00am
Fees/Admission:   Adult $3 Kids $2 ages 5-11 Kids under 5 are FREE!
Sep 26   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:   September 26, 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
Sep 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 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   September 26, 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
Sep 28   Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club Weekly Meeting
Weekly club meeting/breakfast of the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club. Come for food, fun and fellowship. Guests welcome.
Date:   September 28, 2017
Time:   06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Location:   Gomez Restaurant
716 W. Commerce
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Don Holland 325-998-2058
Sep 28   Legislative Update with Senator Dawn Buckingham
Members of the public and the news media are invited to attend a meet and greet event with Texas Senator Dawn Buckingham and receive a legislative update. 

The event will take place on Thursday, September 28th at Noon at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce (600 E. Depot Street).

Light refreshments will be served.     
Date:   September 28, 2017
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
600 E. Depot Street
Contact:   Ray Tipton 325-646-9535
Email:   director@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 28th at Noon
Fees/Admission:   Open to the public
Sep 28   Business After Hours hosted by Senior Care of Brownwood
Please join us for a Business After Hours hosted by Senior Care of Brownwood.  Enjoy networking with follow Brownwood Chamber Members and enjoy refreshments.
Date:   September 28, 2017
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   2700 Memorial Park Drive, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, September 28th
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sep 28   Souper Thursday
Souper Thursday is a monthly get-together and fundraiser for the Brownwood Community Garden. For a $10 donation, you receive a mug with soup donated by a local restaurant. The  next month you can bring the mug back and fill it with soup for only $5.00 !
Date:   September 28, 2017
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Held in the arbor at the community garden behind the Salvation Army. 1510 Dublin Street
Sep 28   Young Leaders September Mixer at the Chamber of Commerce
Join the Young Leaders for their Mixer at the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce Boardroom.  Their will be snacks, drinks and yard games.
CLICK HERE to view flyer
Date:   September 28, 2017
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
600 E. Depot Street
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   September 28th from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sep 29   Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October in concert
An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October.
 
Your ticket(s) will be available for pick up at the venue will call on the day of the show.
 
Please bring your ID and purchase confirmation.
 
Date:   September 29, 2017
Time:   07:00 PM
Location:   Lyric Theatre
Center Ave
Downtown Brownwood, TX
Date/Time Details:   September 29, 2017
7pm
Fees/Admission:   $30 general admission
Meet and greet tickets available
visit blue October's online store
http://blueoctober.com/site/tour/ for tickets