Event Calendar For November 2014

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Round Top Wine Fest
November 1
Stroll the Town sipping quality wine ~ Enjoy early Christmas shopping ~ Enjoy a fire at Prost! Fine Wine.  Live music at 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. by Jack the Sax with his delightful jazz and pop standards followed at 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. by Luis Banuelos with his internationally renowned flamenco guitar at Bybee Square.  Wine tastings offered from 1 pm to 5 pm. and you may purchase your glass at Bybee Square.

Round Top Merchants
11:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Round Top
979-249-4042
$30.00

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Santa's Knee
11/1 - 12/7
Santa's Knee
November 1 - December 7, 2014

Sharon Macioce,
is a self-taught wood carver. She has been carving the Cypress tree knees for about fifteen years. Sharon has a wonderful creative eye as she carves the Santa's and woodsman. They each have their own name and personality. She and her family collect the knees from their property in East Texas. Just in time for the holidays.

Copper Shade Tree - Henkel Square Market
102 Schumann Lane Round Top, TX 78954
979-249-4127
Free

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Burton Farmers' & Artisans' Market
November 1
The Burton Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the Farmers' & Artisans' Market from 9:00 to Noon at the Railroad Depot in Burton on the first Saturday during the months of March through November.  Market items are Homemade and Homegrown by local folks.  Bring your friend and your bag and support the local Farmers' & Artisans' Market.

Burton Railroad Depot
9 a.m. - Noon

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Harvestfest 2014
November 1
Harvestfest will raise funds for another year of outstanding art experiences for our children.   ARTS provides these art experiences at no cost to the schools or students.   The evening consists of both silent and live auctions, a delicious dinner catered by the Bistro 108 and live music.  All funds go to provide money for the various visual and performing art programs for children in Fayette and surrounding counties.  $75 per person or Sponsor a Table for $1000

Harvestfest 2014
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
St. Johns Hall, Fayetteville
979-378-2113

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Monthly Market Days - Fall Festival
November 2
Meet your farmers!  Join us for our Monthly Market Day  (the first Sunday of every month) featuring our local farmers and vendors.  Live music, Pony Rides and Sunday brunch by Chef Brian Light of Ronin Cooking!  Come experience the best of the Brazos Valley... Our market features some of the best sustainable and organic small family farms in the Brazos Valley.

Home Sweet Farm Market
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
306 So. Baylor Street, Brenham
979-530-7994

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Christmas Open House
November 7, 8 & 9
Surprise gift with $50 purchase!  Refreshments!  SALE!

Indian Creek
201 N. Live Oak, Round Top
979-249-5455

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Dick Smith Artist's Reception
November 8
Join ARTS in celebrating the art and life of one very special local citizen.  The reception is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

ARTS
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
114 N. Live Oak Street, Fayetteville
979-378-2113

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The Lone Star Gallery Wine and Cheese
November 8
During Lone Star Trade Days - featuring Dealer Specials & Wine from Local Wineries.  For more information, visit our website

The Lone Star Gallery
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
4212 S. St. Hwy 237, Warrenton
512-797-9815

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The Lone Star Gallery Trade Days
November 8 - 9
Located in the heart of Warrenton, Texas, The Lone Star Gallery is THE place to find ANYTHING antique or vintage during world-famous Round Top/Warrenton Antiques Week! At The Lone Star Gallery (formally The Sterling McCall Old Car Museum), you will find vintage linens, antique firearms, elegant glassware, art & antiques ~ America, French, Industrial, Vintage, Jewelry, Mid-Century Modern, Shabby, Re-purposed & more! We have many unique dealers ~ for the discriminating shopper, looking for that rare antique, as well as those looking for incredible vintage treasures.  10am-6pm Sat & 10am-4pm Sun

The Lone Star Gallery
Sat 10-6; Sun 10-4
4212 S. St. Hwy 237, Warrenton
512-797-9815

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Reception Honoring Our Veterans
November 9
The Round Top Area Historical Society invites you to a reception honoring our Veterans.  Captain Dick Peck will be the featured speaker.  Please join us as we celebrate our Veterans and their families for their faithful service to this country and their tireless sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy.  Refreshments and our appreciation will be served!  Free presentation, open to everyone.  For more information, contact Jeannette Burger 281/610-8274

Round Top Courthouse
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Town Square
281-610-8274
Free

Trial of the Big Bad Wolf
November 9
ARTS and the Round Top Family Library - performed by the students of Art After School Theater Program.  Free and open to the public.  Cookies will be served.

Henkel Hall - Henkel Square Market
3:30 p.m.
979-249-2700
Free

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Veteran's Day Flag Retirement Ceremony
November 11
The public is invited to attend a Flag Retirement Ceremony held on Veteran's Day, at the Winedale pavilion that over-looks the lake.  Troop #204 of LaGrange, TX will perform this solemn ceremony to honor flag and country. If you have not ever witnessed this moving event, you won't want to miss it.  Veterans attending will be recognized for their service to our country.  Refreshments will be served.
 

Winedale Historial Complex
6:00 p.m.
3738 FM 2714, Round Top
979-278-3530

Winedale Singers at Round Top Family Library
November 13
Kick off your holiday season with some rousing German folk music.  Der Froehliche Gesangverein or the Happy Singing Society of Winedale will be performing at the Round Top Family Library on Thursday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m.   This cheerful group has been entertaining in Central Texas for over 37 years.  Founded in 1977 by Lonn Taylor, then curator of the Winedale Historical Center, these proud Texans enjoy singing and keeping the tradition of their German ancestors alive.   So come on out and kick off your holiday season with fun and music.   For more information, please call (979) 249-2700 or visit www.ilovetoread.org .
 
 

Round Top Family Library
7:00 p.m.
206 W. Mill Street, Round Top
979-249-2700
Free

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Martha Hannah
November 13
Join ARTS!  Martha Hannah - Medieval Comedienne & Stand-Up Historian A Unique Show of Medieval Jokes, Songs, Ghost Stories, Music, Multimedia & Audience Participation.  Call to RSVP your seat!

ARTS
7:00 p.m.
114 N. Live Oak Street, Fayetteville
979-378-2113

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Fundraiser Garage Sale for Round Top-Carmine School hosted by Junk Gypsy
November 15
Attention Garage Salers, Local Hoarders & Junkers at heart!!  The Junk Gypsies are hosting a fundraiser garage sale that will be filmed for Great American Country and its Round Top-Carmine School.  They need your help!!  They will be collecting your junk at the JG World Headquarters starting the week of October 20!  So start cleaning out those garages!!  All proceeds benefit the school!

Junk Gypsy World Headquarters
10:00 a.m.
1215 S. State Hwy 237, Round Top
979-249-JUNK

Texas Master Chorale - "A Veterans Day Salute"
November 15
Returning for an encore engagement, the Texas Master Chorale, a mixed choral ensemble of 100 auditioned singers, will present the concert.  Tickets are available online.  Plan to spend the afternoon at Festival Hill by enjoying lunch in the Menke House Dining Hall before the concert. The delicious meal will be served at 12:45 PM. Meals are by reservation only and may be purchased online.

A wonderful program for family and kids performed by one of the premier chorales of Texas.

Round Top Festival Institute
3:00 p.m.
248 Jaster Road, Round Top
979-249-3129
$25./$10.

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E-Reader Introduction
November 19

Are you ready to try e-Reading?  Wondering which device would be best for you?  The Round Top Library staff will demonstrate various types of e-readers and attendees will be able to get some hands-on time with them.  We'll discuss the pros and cons of e-readers and highlight the many sources you can tap to access e-books.  Admission is free.  This program is funded by a 2014 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.  For more information, please call (979) 249-2700 or visit www.ilovetoread.org.  

Round Top Family Library
6:00 p.m.
206 W. Mill Street, Round Top
979-249-2700
Free

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Chamber Music Concert
November 21
"Meet the Musicians" concert - preview of the Fayetteville Chamber Music Festival Concert Series.

Red & White Gallery
7:00 p.m.
102 West Main, Fayetteville
713-818-9766
Free

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"Sticky Toffee Pudding Day"
November 22
Holiday Surprise!!  One Day Only - While supplies last!  Wonderful to serve at your Holiday table (or to bring along for the trek over the river and through the woods).  These puddings must be refrigerated until served, so we will only be offering this marvelous treat for sale on this one very special day!!  Also - 20% off all botanical pendants One Day Only!!

Lark
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
105 South Live Oak in Bybee Square
512-695-4386

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Artist Talk and Book Signing
November 22
Joan and Jerry Herring will be giving a talk on their photographic essay and book "Images of Fayette County".  They also will sign copies of the book on both Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

Red & White Gallery
3:00 p.m.
102 West Main, Fayetteville
713-818-9766

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Hakan Rosengren with Charles Wetherbee, Bion Tsang, & Phillip Bush.
November 23
Thanks to a generous gift from the Frank and Jean Raymond Foundation, the Fayetteville Chamber Music Festival will present four concerts in Round Top in 2014 and 2015.
Hakan Rosengren, clarinet; Charles Wetherbee, violin; Bion Tsang, cello;  and Phillip Bush, piano, in a program of Brahms, Khachaturian, & Beethoven.

Henkel Hall
4:00 pm
Henkel Square Market, Round Top
$18 online / $20

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Indian Creek Tacky Christmas Sweater Contest!
November 29
Ugly up your tackiest sweater and join Indian Creek for this fun contest!!  Snacks!  Libations!! Gift Certificates - 1st prize $100.  2nd prize $75.  3rd prize $25.  "Deck the halls with the tackiest sweaters of them all....."

Indian Creek
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
201 N. Live Oak, Round Top
512-217-1787

After Thanksgiving Left-Overs Party!!
November 29
Black Cat Choir/Dux Deluxe will play.  Bring your left-overs to share and your favorite beverage!

Belle of Round Top
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
230 Days End Road, Round Top

Texas Cheese Tasting
November 29
Enjoy a Texas cheese tasting event with Home Sweet Farm Market in downtown Brenham. Guests are encouraged to BYOB as we sample artisan cheeses from across Texas paired with handmade breads, honey and handcrafted jams and preserves all produced locally.  Early Registration $35 per person+Service Fee.  Seating is limited.
 

Home Sweet Farm Market
6:30 p.m.
307 So. Park St., Brenham
979-530-7993

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