CALENDAR OF MAJOR EVENTS 2018
You'll find plenty to do in Bellville...and you're always welcome.
J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 9
19 Whiskey Walk on the Square 12pm–6pm
Taste whiskey cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Dolly Parton look-a-like contest & music.
Shopping around the square.
Come warm up with us and have some fun on Dolly Parton’s birthday!
19 Remember When Community Dance 8pm–Midnight
Coshatte Agricultural Society Hall
Music by The David Lewis Band
$7 advance tickets can be purchased at the Chamber Office
at 742 W. Main, Bellville 979-865-3407 or $10 tickets at the door.
$2 Beer / Set Ups Available.
Kids 12 and under get in FREE!
F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9
Feb 2 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
Feb 2 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
Feb 2 CASA For Kids Casino Night & Dinner
Sponsor: CASA for Kids of Austin, Waller & Washington Counties
Casino Tables & Slots. CASA Bucks included.
Register for High Stakes Poker Tournament.
Buffet dinner including free souvenir mug and unlimited refills
Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center, 1076 E Hill in Bellville
Contact 979-277-0088 WeSpeak4Kids.org
Feb 7 The Chocolate Walk 12-8pm
Downtown Bellville Merchants open for some sweet shopping.
Salt Grass Trailride Dance SaltGrassTrailRide.com
Feb 19 Austin County Go Texan Dance
Dance with Music by the Red Bulls,
Live & Silent Auctions, Go Texan Events,
Dominos, Horseshoes & Washers Competitions.
At the historic Bellville Turnverein Pavilion
966 E Main St, Bellville
Feb 19 BJ Barnham at the Kenney Store
Just down the road from Bellville in downtown Kenney, Texas.
Tickets online at KenneyStore.com
M A R C H 2 0 1 9
Mar 2 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
Mar 2 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
Antique Weekend in Round Top & Warrenton.
If you love old or just unique things, you don't want to miss this. AntiqueWeekend.com
Mar 2 Bellville Lions Club DEN Night
6pm–11pm at the Austin County Expo Center
Music provided by the David Lewis Band
$65 donation supporting local Lion's charities.
Choice ribeye steak dinner, shrimp cocktail,
beer, wine, margaritas and dessert bar included.
Live Auction & Raffle
For ticket info BellvilleLions.org
Mar 9 16th Ever Classic Car Stampede Car Show
At the Jim Bishop Pavilion at North Bell Street & Chesley Park in Historic Downtown
• Free Registration! • Open for Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles
• Designated Parking & Judging for 1976 & Older Vehicles only.
• Door Prizes • Event T-Shirts for Sale
• Top Fifteen & Motorcycle awards
• Registration Begins at 8:30 am
• Awards Presented at 1 pm
Mar 9 Bellville VFD Station #4 Chili & Beans Cook-off
Bloody Mary, Margarita & Chef's Choice contest
A P R I L 2 0 1 9
Apr 6 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
Apr 6 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
Antique Weekend continues AntiqueWeekend.com
Apr 6 & 7 Texas Select from Forged in Fire
First Weekend in April each year
Cowboy Szymanski from the 1st season of Forged in Fire invites you to meet & interact with many of his fellow Forged in Fire show bladesmiths.
Meet the Bladesmiths in person!
Tour the historic Blacksmith Shop & the Carriage House and more!
Held at Phenix Knives at 305 E. Main Street, just a couple of blocks from the historic downtown square.
Apr 13 Bellville Art Walk
Join us for an art show and craft beer festival in historic Downtown Bellville.
Shopping, Art & Hand-crafter goods, Craft beer, Food Trucks & Live Music.
TBA Cat Spring VFD BBQ Fundraiser
Serving starts at 5pm at the Cat Spring Agricultural Hall. Gun raffle tickets available from any member.
Apr 27 Fruehling Saengerfest
German Music & Food (of course there'll be beer) at Concordia Hall in Bellville.
TBA MS 150 Bike Ride
M A Y 2 0 1 9
May 4 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
May 4 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
TBA Brew Crawl on the Square in Downtown Bellville
Craft & Domestic Beer, Crawfish & BBQ, Live Music, Shopping!
TBA Remember When Community Dance
J U N E 2 0 1 9
TBA Cat Spring Agricultural Society 17th Annual Festival 5–12pm
Family Fun, Live Auction, Great Food served at 5pm, Free Dance
TBA Millheim Harmonie Verein's Annual Father's Day Barbecue 11am–5pm
Open Pit BBQ, Brass Band, Bean Bag Tournament, Cake Walk, Dance, Auction.
Millheim Harmonie Verein Hall, 3384 FM 949 Rd
Meal Served 11am – 1:30pm; Entertainment All Day | Contact (979) 865-2583
TBA Wine-a-Thon On the Square in Bellville - Friday 5pm–9pm
Sample wine in each participating store from wineries across Texas!
Live Music | Food Trucks | Photo Booth | Wine!
There is no cost for the wine samples.
J U L Y 2 0 1 9
Jul 4 Kenney Agricultural Hall Annual 4th of July Celebration
Beef, Pork and Mutton BBQ.
Meal served from 11am–1pm.
To go plates served starting at 11am.
Meat by the pound served starting at 10:30am.
Bouncy House | Petting Zoo | Live Auction at 1pm inside the air conditioned Hall
Silent Auction | Cake Walk
Jul 7 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
Jul 28 Industry Volunteer Fire & Rescue Annual Celebration
Industry Firemen's Hall, 8:30am–5pm
Fried Chicken, Auction, Tractor Show & More!
Firemen's Hall, 16632 Fordtran Blvd, Industry ALL DAY!
A U G U S T 2 0 1 9
TBA Jubilee/Sizzler Steer/Heifer Show Austin County Fairgrounds
TBA Moms and Mimosas - First Day of School of BISD
TBA Bellville VFD 45th Annual Fireman's Celebration 4pm–10pm,
Bellville VFD BBQ, Family Activities, Live & Silent Auctions,
Austin County Expo Center, 1076 East Hill St.
Contact (979) 865-2456 BellvilleFire.com
TBA Remember When Community Dance
S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 9
1 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
1 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
TBA Modern Burlap Market 9pm–5pm Austin County Expo Center
Modern Burlap Market is hosted by Bellville based lifestyle brand Modern Burlap founded by Samantha Lischka. It will include carefully curated vendors from across the state, food trucks, daytime activities for families to enjoy, live music and more. Free to the public. Come join us!
O C T O B E R 2 0 1 9
6 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
6 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
Oct 4-9 Austin County Fair Fest
Oct 10-13 92nd Annual Austin County Fair
Fair Parade Thursday, October 10 at 10am
The parade, which is considered the official kick-off of the Fair, gathers many spectators as it winds around the square in Bellville and down Highway 159 to the Fairgrounds. Veteran parade-goers know to come early to obtain the best spots for viewing.
24-25-26 - Pickin' & Grinnin Festival
Bands from all over the US, Canada, & Mexico.
Several stages of live entertainment. All Day!
Coushatte Recreational Ranch, 2812 Nelius Road, Bellville
TBA - Community C.O.R.E Color 5k
Run begins at 10am at Farm to Market Produce Company.
Registration Fee $30. Benefitting Bellville Volunteer Fire Department.
Find us on Facebook, CommunityCore1
TBA Remember When Community Dance
26 Small Town Halloween
10am–2pm, Downtown Bellville
Visit SmallTownHalloween on Facebook for more information.
N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 9
3 Bellville Market Day (first Saturdays)
3 Bellville Farmers Market (first Saturdays) BellvilleFarmersMarket.com
14 Thursday Night Out Downtown Bellville
30 Sip 'n Stroll - Shop Small Saturday Get out and shop local this Saturday and also enjoy the downtown Bellville merchants' Sip and Stroll from 10am-6pm