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Calendar of Upcoming Events

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July

LV Nails Grand Opening

Noon / 110 E.Chihuahua St., Ste. A

Thursday, July 31 at noon - LV NAILS - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting. LV Nails is located at 110 E. Chihuahua St., Suite A.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.laverniachamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber Office
 

August

La Vernia Oaks Day Spa Grand Opening

10:30am / United States

Friday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. - LA VERNIA OAKS DAY SPA - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting. La Vernia Oaks Day Spa is located in La Vernia Crossing at the corner of FM 1346 and Hwy 87.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber Office
Stuff the Bus for LVISD

9:00am - 3:00pm / HEB Parking Lot, 14414 US Hwy 87 W

Help Us Stuff the Bus with School Supplies for LVISD Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9am - 3pm HEB Parking Lot 14414 US Hwy 87 W La Vernia Bring your Tax Deductible School Supply Donations to this Year’s Stuff the Bus Event. Meet the Miss La Vernia Court! All donated items go to the La Vernia Independent School District for needy students. www.lavernialions.org/stuffthebus.html

For more information call 830-779-3825 or or visit www.lavernialions.org/stuffthebus.html.
Contact Person: Lion Mary Ann Mays
Greater LV Chamber of Comm. Mtg.

Noon / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs

Dr. Jose Moreno, the new Superintendent for La Vernia Independent School District, will be the speaker at the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, August 6 at Noon at the Blue Bird Caafe, 9356 US Hwy 87 W between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs. The public is welcome. For additional information about the GLVCC, visit LaVerniaChamber.com or Facebook or call 830-253-2100.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaChamber.com.
Contact Person: Chamber
Hammerfest Volunteers Mtg.

6:30pm / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs

All volunteers for Hammerfest are encouraged to attend these meetings for important information. Another meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20, also at 6:30 pm / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs. Dinner is optional at your expense but we encourage you to buy something to show our appreciation to Blue Bird who allows us to meet in their clean dining room.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaWildWestHammerfest.org.
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens
Floresville Opry

6:00 p.m. / Floresville Convention Center

Join us in Floresville, Texas for an evening of LIVE music, dancing in a beautiful new center with a great dance floor, and great food! Plenty of free parking! Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the Floresville Event Center, 600 Hwy 97 West. Tickets available at the Wilson County News and the door. Reserved tables available by calling 830-393-6512 or 830-393-2166.

For more information call 830-393-6512 or visit http://www.wilsoncountyhistory.org.
Contact Person: Viola Henke
La Vernia ISD Newcomers' Fair

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. / LVISD Auditorium & Gym

The LVISD Newcomers’ Fair will be held on August 7, 2014 from 6:00-7:30 in the District Auditorium. Please plan to attend. As always, we will have a welcoming address for everyone complete with mini-performances by our band, choir, dance team and cheerleaders. Families new to LVISD will then have an opportunity to visit tables sponsored by individual campuses, departments, etc. This year our tables will be set up in the gym across from the auditorium. We are excited to announce that the City of La Vernia, La Vernia Historical Society, and other community groups will participate with important and useful information for our new families. Refreshments will be available after the initial meeting in the foyer (thanks to Vicki and staff).
Class Starting for Master Gardeners

5:00 pm / First Presbyterian Church

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and sharing the information you learn with others? If this peaks your interest, consider enrolling in Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class #26. Classes will be held from 13 August through 10 December at the First Presbyterian Church in Seguin, Texas on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. You will receive superior gardening instruction when you sign up for the Fall 2014 course. You will learn practical gardening techniques and values from faculty and staff of Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Extension, as well as from Certified Master Gardener Specialists. The cost is $190 which includes the textbook and the registration deadline is August 8th, 2014. For more information, contact Cindy Waechter, Assistant Class Coordinator, at 830-624-1114 or email cindy.waechter@gmail.com.

For more information call 830-624-1114 or or visit www.guadalupecountymastergarders.org.
Contact Person: Cindy Waechter
Lunch & Learn- Dr. David Ekmark

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm / CMMC Large Conference Room

Part of Connally Memorial Medical Center's "I Heart Health" program, join Dr. Ekmark for a free lunch and health discussion- "The Importance of Vaccinations Throughout the Life Span". Reservations are required.

For more information call 830-393-1311 or or visit www.connallymmc.org.
Contact Person: Lori Marroquin
La Vernia BBQ Cook-Off

All Day / La Vernia City Park

The Greater La Vernia Parks Foundation hosts its 13th annual IBCA-sanctioned barbecue cook-off in the La Vernia City Park. This 2-day family-friendly event has something for everyone. Not only do teams from across the state compete for the best barbecued chicken, beef, and ribs, but visitors can enjoy vendors, food, and fun, along with great music. Friday night will feature Johnny Kiser. Saturday, enjoy music by Natalie Rose and headliner Bleu Edmondson. Proceeds benefit the parks foundation, dedicated to improving the La Vernia City Park. Past efforts have included a playscape, butterfly garden, fencing, and a gazebo, among other improvements. For more information call 210-219-3984 or visit www.laverniabbq.com. Contact Person: Dennis Snow

For more information call 210-219-3984 or visit www.laverniabbq.com.
Contact Person: Dennis Snow
Hammerfest Practice Ride

8:00 am / La Vernia City Park

The Chain Reaction San Antonio bicycle club will take a practice ride of the Hammerfest routes. No support will be available. This is just a practice ride. Hammerfest is Sept. 13. Register early for best registration prices, a free t-shirt and lunch! Veterans discount.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or visit www.LaVerniaWildWestHammerfest.org.
Contact Person: Chamber Office
New Master Gardener Class Starting

5:00 pm / 216 East College Street

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and sharing the information you learn with others? If this peaks your interest, consider enrolling in Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class #26. Classes will be held from 13 August through 10 December in Seguin, Texas on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. You will receive superior gardening instruction when you sign up for the Fall 2014 course. You will learn practical gardening techniques and values from faculty and staff of Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Extension, as well as from Certified Master Gardener Specialists. The cost is $190 and the registration deadline is 31 July 2014. For more information about Guadalupe County Master Gardeners visit our website at www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org and read our award winning newsletter to see what we are involved in. For more information, contact Cindy Waechter, Assistant Class Coordinator, at 830-624-1114 or email cindy.waechter@gmail.com.

For more information call 830-303-3889 or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Contact Person: AgriLife Staff
New Master Gardener Class Starting

10 a.m. / AgriLIfe Office, 216 E. College Street

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and sharing the information you learn with others? If this peaks your interest, consider enrolling in Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class #26. Classes will be held from 13 August through 10 December in Seguin, Texas on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. You will receive superior gardening instruction when you sign up for the Fall 2014 course. You will learn practical gardening techniques and values from faculty and staff of Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Extension, as well as from Certified Master Gardener Specialists. The cost is $190 and the registration deadline is 31 July 2014. For more information about Guadalupe County Master Gardeners visit our website at www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org and read our award winning newsletter to see what we are involved in. For more information, contact Cindy Waechter, Assistant Class Coordinator, at 830-624-1114 or email cindy.waechter@gmail.com.

For more information call 830-303-3889 or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Contact Person: AgriLife Staff
OLPH Build-A-Burger & Movie Night

5:00pm - 9:00pm / Our Lady of Perpetual Help church grounds

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Saspamco is in the process of fundraising for a new church. The old church has been condemned and we are presently holding Mass in the hall. Please join us for our Second Annual Burger Feed & Movie Night. Bring Your Own Blanket and enjoy a family friendly movie and free popcorn. The combo includes a burger, chips and a drink for $6.00 and the movie starts at 8:00.

For more information call 972-489-5582 or .
Contact Person: Teresa De Los Santos
LVISD Open Day Convocation

To Be Announced / LVISD

Open Day Convocation for LVISD welcome for new and returning employees. 830-779-6600 ext 2231.

For more information call 830-779-6600 or .
Contact Person: Charmin Penshorn
Hammerfest Volunteers Mtg.

6:30 pm / Blue Bird Cafe on Hwy 87 between La Vernia and Sutherland Springs

All volunteers are encouraged to attend these meetings prior to the event.

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.LaVerniaWildWestHammerfest.org.
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners

7:00 pm / Justice Center, 211 Court Street

The meeting will start at 7:00 pm after a social function starting at 6:30. Join Master Gardener Specialists for a Round Table Discussion: Just-in-Time Gardening Refresher for Fall. Attendees will choose 3 small discussion groups to attend. Master Gardener specialists will lead each small group, discussing challenges, solutions, and successes in areas such as: plant propagation; growing herbs, vegetables, and native plants; efficient irrigation, composting; and tree care .For further information visit our website at www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or feel free to call us at 830-303-3889.

For more information call 830-303-3889 or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Contact Person: AgriLife Staff
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners

7:00 pm / Justice Center, 211 Court Street

The meeting will start at 7:00 pm after a social function starting at 6:30. Join Master Gardener Specialists for a Round Table Discussion: Just-in-Time Gardening Refresher for Fall. Attendees will choose 3 small discussion groups to attend. Master Gardener specialists will lead each small group, discussing challenges, solutions, and successes in areas such as: plant propagation; growing herbs, vegetables, and native plants; efficient irrigation, composting; and tree care .For further information visit our website at www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or feel free to call us at 830-303-3889.

For more information call 830-303-3889 or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.
Contact Person: AgriLife Staff
Alzafar Shriners "Pulling for Kids"

7:30am-6:00pm / United States

Have a blast shooting sporting clays for a great cause! The Alzafar Shriners will host the third annual “Pulling for Kids” Charity Clay Shoot at the world-renowned National Shooting Complex in San Antonio on Saturday, Aug. 23. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children, which provide treatment to children -- regardless of ability to pay -- with a variety of healthcare needs. The event, open to shooters of all skill levels, will award trophies for Best in Class. Participate as an individual or in a team of five people. This event will also feature a complimentary lunch, auctions and door prizes Up to 20 participants will win a shotgun. The fee is $175 per person or $875 per team of five. The National Shooting Complex is located at 5931 Roft Road in San Antonio, Texas 78253. Register at www.pulling4kids.org.

For more information call 210-348-8008 or or visit http://www.pulling4kids.org.
Contact Person: Robert Crowe
JK Memorial

6PM-Midnight / American Legion Hall #539, 14290 FM 1346, St. Hedwig

Dinner 6PM-7PM Dance 7PM-Midnight (2) Drink Tickets $40.00 Per Adult $10.00 (13-18) $5.00 (under 13) Check out our facebook page JK Memorial

For more information call 830-391-4922 or .
Contact Person: Jonett Story
strangerfest 2014

1 p.m. to 2 a.m. / Kicaster Country Store

Wilson County's largest music festival benefitting Greater Wilson County Youth Foundation. BBQ cook-off, kids activities, vendor booths, lots of food, music and fun.

For more information call 210-413-1185.
Contact Person: Kevin Brown
 

September

La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest Bike Ride

8:00am / La Vernia City Park

The La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest Bicycle Ride offers paved routes of 34, 53, 65 and a 10 mile Family Ride; plus a free Kiddie Ride in the park. All routes included rest stops, support and gear teams, ride medics and the support of local emergency crews. 20% of all proceeds will benefit the La Vernia Veterans Memorial project. Hammerfest is hosted by the Greate La Vernia Chamber of Commerce. Registration begins at $20. Discount for Veterans. REGISTER early for FREE lunch and t-shirt. www.LaVerniaWildWestHammerfest.org

For more information call 830-253-2100 or or visit www.laverniawildwesthammerfest.org.
Contact Person: Elaine Stephens or Barbara Magor
 

November

China Grove Lions Annual Fundraiser

To Be Announced / Martinez Hall

China Grove Lions Annual Fundraiser (Martinez) Sat, November 1 (hide details) To Be Announced Martinez Hall Annual Fundraiser featuring Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition. For more information call 210-648-9242. Contact Person: Lion Pat Carroll

For more information call 210-648-9242.
Contact Person: Lion Pat Carroll
Floresville Opry

6:00 p.m. / Floresville Convention Center

TBA

For more information visit http://www.wilsoncountyhistory.org.
Contact Person: Wilson County Historical Society
 

December

Wassail Walk

To Be Announced / Individual Businesses

Wassail Walk on Chihuahua Street

For more information call 830-779-2115.
Contact Person: Greater Chamber
 
Heavenly Touch Massage Therapy
La Vernia Hammerfest
Steve Valdez
Triple R DC Experts
Blue Moon Karaoke