Events for March 2015
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Mar 03   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:   March 3, 2015
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
Mar 05   Brownwood Community Concert Association presents "Craig Toungate"
Craig Toungate presents a program entitled "In The Shadows of Giants" which tells the story of the Texas Revolution from the fall of the Alamo to the Battle of San Jacinto with original songs and narration based on eyewitness accounts and documents with video and humor. 
Date:   March 5, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Victory Life Church Auditorium 901 C.C. Woodson-Brownwood
Contact:   Jo Ann Manigold 325-643-6049
Email:   joannmanigold@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, March 5, 2015 starts at 7:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission is by membership subscription and single tickets by request.
Mar 05   Everyone Deserves a Birthday
Everyone Deserves a Birthday
featuring Governor Mike Huckabee

Gov. Huckabee is going to be talking aboiut our work at the Pregnancy Care Center.  He supports what we do.

The Pregnancy Care Center is a nonprofit organization "committed to help women with unplanned pregnancies and make practical life choices for her unborn child."

There are a limited number of tickets available.  The tickets are $100 per person and includes an upscale meal, Pregnancy Care Center updates and vision, and keynote Gov. Huckabee.  The money for tickets goes right back to the local community, and it's to help families with unplanned pregnancies.
Date:   March 5, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:   Coggin Connection Center
1715 Coggin Avenue
Brownwood, TX 76801
Contact:   Pregnancy Care Center 325-646-5433
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, March 5th
7:00 P.M.
Fees/Admission:   Tickets - $100 per person

They may be purchased at KOXE - 300 Carnegie Street
Pregnancy Care Center - 2900 Coggin Ave., Ste B
Mar 07   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:   March 7, 2015
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
Mar 09   Pecan Valley Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Pecan Valley Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting on 2nd Monday every month. Guest and New Members welcome. Door prize.
Date:   March 9, 2015
Time:   06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://browncountytexasgenealogy.com
Location:   In the Local History & Genealogy Library across from the courthouse. 213 S Broadway, Brownwood, Tx 76801
Contact:   Pecan Valley Genealogical Society 325-646-6006
Email:   pvgs.web@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   3/9/2015 6:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free
Mar 10   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:   March 10, 2015
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
Mar 10   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:   March 10, 2015
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
Mar 14   Heart Gala Dinner by Brown County American Heart Association
Heart Gala Dinner by Brown County American Heart Association

Western Chic Theme
Doors Open at 6:30
Dinner at 7:00
Live & Silent Auction
Live DJ Music
Table Sponsorships availabe
Each Ticket includes one glass of wine or one beer
Date:   March 14, 2015
Time:   06:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Meldina Mitchell
Email:   meldina.mitchell@earlyisd.net
Date/Time Details:   March 14, 2014
Doors open at 6:30
Dinner at 7:00
Fees/Admission:   Individual Tickets are $50 each
Table Sponsorships are available
 
Mar 17   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:   March 17, 2015
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
Mar 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:   March 19, 2015
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.
Mar 19   March Business After Hours - TRC - Not Completed
Date:   March 19, 2015
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Mar 19 - Mar 21   Beautiful Beulah Belle or Virtues Various Vicissitudes
Hilarious comedy melodrama performed by the Lyric Players. Come, boo the villain and cheer-on the hero in this fun-filled play.
Date:   March 19, 2015 - March 21, 2015
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com \
Location:   Brownwood's Lyric Theatre
Contact:   Eric Evans - 325.99.201
Email:   office@brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Date/Time Details:   March 19-22, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Floor Seating - $12 Balcony - $8 Tickets available online www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Mar 20   March Luncheon - Margaret Hoogstra,Texas Forts Trail
The March luncheon will feature Margaret Hoogstra, Executive Director of the Texas Forts Trail.  Margaret will talk about the impact of tourism on the area. 

As executive director of the Texas Forts Trail, Margaret works with state agencies, chambers of commerce, convention and visitor bureaus, community development organizations, museums and attractions to increase tourism, support community development and promote historic preservation within a twenty-nine county area.

The luncheon is open to members and guests.  It will also features a "Aces Wild" cash drawing with a winner at every luncheon.

Luncheon sponsored by Bruner Auto Group.

Door prizes provided by door prizes will be provided by Academy Lanes, Davis Floral and Trees Forever Nursery.

 
Date:   March 20, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Brownwood Chamber of Commerce - 325-646-9535
Date/Time Details:   Friday, March 20th
Buffet lunch opens at 11:30 AM
Program begins at noon.
Fees/Admission:   $12 per person
Mar 20 - Mar 22   Lone Star Fair and Expo & Rattlesnake Roundup
The 51st Annual Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Round-Up will be held March 20, 21 & 22 at the Brownwood Coliseum located at 500 East Baker Street.
  Parking will be available in the vacant lot on Washington Street to the side of the Lehnis Railroad Museum, courtesy of BNSF Railway Company.
Attractions include the following:
Carnival : Happy World Amusements: 
 Hours of operation:
 Friday 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 
• Presale armbands tickets are available for $15 at the Tahiti Texas Snowcone Stand in the Hastings parkinglot.  Tickets will need to be redeemed for armbands at carnival ticket booths during the carnival. Armbands are good for one day (Friday, Saturday or Sunday). Wristband tickets will not be sold after 5 PM Thursday, March 19.
• Prices at Carnival
Friday, March 20 - $20
Saturday, March 21 - $25
Sunday, March 22 - $25

 
  • Jackie Bibby: World Renowned Daredevil and Texas Snake Man and star of the Animal Planet Show “Rattlesnake Republic.”  Bibby will perform many daredevil stunts.
  • Vendors: A variety of approximately 75 vendors will be available with many different goods including rattlesnake merchandise, arts, crafts and food will be available.
  • Longest Snake Contest: Held Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at the coliseum.
  • 50th Anniversary Rattlesnake Round-Up Merchandise: T-shirts sold beside the Jaycees food booth.
  • Jaycees Food Booth: Fried Rattlesnake, Sausage on a Stick, Chili Cheese Nachos and Fries, Fried Oreos, Shaved Ice and Soft Drinks will be available.
  • Texas Honey Badger Live Music: Featuring the talent of Bill Kendrick & Bob Brewer
 
 
 
Date:   March 20, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
500 E. Baker St
Contact:   Ashley McLaughlin 325-998-3755
Date/Time Details:   This event takes place every third weekend in March and is open Friday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. 
Fees/Admission:   $3.00 adults and $2.00 children
Mar 20   Beautiful Beulah Belle or Virtues Various Vicissitudes
Hilarious comedy melodrama performed by the Lyric Players. Come, boo the villain and cheer-on the hero in this fun-filled play.
Date:   March 20, 2015
Time:   02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com \
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
Contact:   Eric Evans - 325.998.2801 Tickets available at www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Email:   office@brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Date/Time Details:   March 19-22, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Floor Seating - $12 Balcony Seating - $8
Mar 20   Canines, Cats and Cabernet
Annual fundraiser for the Corinne T Smith Animal Center
Date:   March 20, 2015
Time:   06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://ctsanimalcenter.org
Location:   The Depot Civic Center
Contact:   Leona Cleveland or Cary Perrin
Email:   leonaberry04@msn.com
Date/Time Details:   March 20, 2015 Doors open at 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   60.00 per person
Mar 22   Beautiful Beulah Belle or Virtues Various Vicissitudes
Hilarious comedy melodrama performed by the Lyric Players. Come, boo the villain and cheer-on the hero in this fun-filled play.
Date:   March 22, 2015
Time:   02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://www
Location:   Brownwood's Lyric Theatre
Contact:   Eric Evans - 325.998.2801
Email:   office@brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Date/Time Details:   March 19-22, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Floor Seating $12 Balcony Seating $8
Mar 24   Young Leaders Social
What is Young Leaders of Brown County? It is a group that was formed last year for young people ages 22-35 to get together and network. However, this event is open to all ages! It is a great opportunity for those relocating to our area to see all Brownwood has to offer and helps connect them with others in the community that will make them feel welcome .. We hold quarterly events and have our next one scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th at the Turtle
 
 
Date:   March 24, 2015
Time:   05:30 PM
Location:   the Turtle
Center Avenue
Brownwood
Date/Time Details:   March 24th, 5:30
Fees/Admission:   Free appetizers
Mar 24   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:   March 24, 2015
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
Mar 26 - Mar 28   NUMUNU: THE COMANCHE WAY, ART EXHIBITION & SALE
THE SANTA ANNA HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (HDO) IS PROUD TO PRESENT NUMUNU: THE COMANCHE WAY: an exhibit, show, and sale of paintings by Tim Saupitty, Comanche artist
Date:   March 26, 2015 - March 28, 2015
Location:   Santa Anna Visitor Center 708 Wallis Ave Santa Anna, Texas 76878
Contact:   Contact Montie Guthrie Phone: 325-220-1924
Date/Time Details:   March 26, 2015 All Day to March 28, 2015 All Day
Fees/Admission:   Free Admission
Mar 26   Caregiver Conference
Learn how to ger respite care for your loved ones.
Connect with other caregivers in the area.
Discussion Panel including: Dr. Bruce Davis, Bob Brincefield, Mindy Bannister, Dion White, Mary Collins and Carrie Fritz   
Date:   March 26, 2015
Time:   09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Location:   Adams Street Community Center
511 E, Adams Street
Brownwood, Texas   
Contact:   For more information: 324-793-8417
Date/Time Details:   Call Joel at 324-793-8417 for the following:
*Register for the event
*Make arangements for free Respite Care
*To make a reservation for a ride to the conference
(Applicable for Abilene residents. Will meet at 3702 Loop 322 AT 7am
Fees/Admission:   Free lunch & Prizes
Mar 27   2nd Annual Car Show & Dance
JCI is competing in the 2015 Pink Glove Dance and part of the competition is to raise $2000.00 for Breast Cancer. All proceeds go to Walker Cancer Center-Patient Assistance Fund here in Brownwood. This year our goal is $5000.00.
Date:   March 27, 2015
Time:   05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Janie Clements Industries/CFLR 3401 Milam Drive Brownwood TX
Contact:   Bridgette R Holmes 325-643-3526
Email:   janieclementsindustries@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   4-27-2015 Filming will start at 3:30pm and the Heartland Cruisers (Car Show) & Dance will start at 5pm-9pm
Fees/Admission:   Donations at the gate
Mar 28 - Mar 29   Silver Spur Gun and Blade Show
Buy - Sell - Trade - Lots of new and used guns, gun accessories, holsters, gun parts, clips, grips, ammo, reloading equipment, coins, military knives of all kinds, jewelry, collectibles and MORE!!!
Date:   March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Website:   http://www.silverspurtradeshows.com/www.goetx.com
Location:   Brownwood Coliseum
500 E. Baker St.
Contact:   Contact us at info@silverspurtradeshows.com or by phone at 806-253-1322
Date/Time Details:   Saturday,  - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission is $5 for adults, kids under 12 get in FREE! 
(after first hour) $1.oo off NRA, active military w/ID & seniors
"2 fer special" 2 for 1 first hour both days
Mar 28   Cesar Chavez Celebration
2nd Annual Cesar Chavez Celebration hosted by ROC (Revitalizing Our Community organization)
Date:   March 28, 2015
Time:   02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   It's A Challenge church
Heartland Mall
(former Beall's location)
Early, Tx
Contact:   325-642-7780
Email:   skvm1974@gmail.com
Mar 31   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:   March 31, 2015
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
Mar 31   M*A*S*H Auditions
Auditions are open to men and women. Performance Dates are 5/21-5/24 & 5/2 & 5/31. Theatre experience is not a requirement to audition. Larry Mathis is the Director.
Date:   March 31, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodlyrictheatre.com \
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
Contact:   Larry Mathis - 325.642.6869
Email:   office@brownwoodlyrictheatre.com
Date/Time Details:   March 31, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   No charge