Brazos River Roundup for September

Brazos River Roundup for September

Upper Basin


1-3 – GRANBURY: Labor Day Lake Fest is an all-day event at the Historic Granbury Square located at 100 W Pearl St. This year’s festivities include kid’s games, food and a live band. For further information, please contact Brenda Hyde at (682) 936-4550 or visit here.

12 – JACKSBORO: Jacksboro Garden Club Monthly Meeting is from 10-11 a.m. located at 400 E. Pine St. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Please contact Neta Yates at (940) 567-5851 or njyates1@yahoo.com  for more information.

22 – WEATHERFORD: Fall Fling Car Show is from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Weatherford Heritage Park located at Santa Fe & Ft. Worth Hwy. This fall event features cars, trucks and motorcycles. For more information, contact Brandon Reese at (817) 994-8148 or visit here.

28-30 – ABILENE: 24th Annual Big Country Balloon Fest is from noon-10 p.m. at Red Bud Park located at 3125 S. 32nd St. Come enjoy this free event complete with hot air balloons, food, live entertainment, inflatables and a silent auction.  For more details, please call Robin Hicks at (325) 795-0995 or go here.

Central Basin

8 – TEMPLE: Karaoke in the Park from 7-9 p.m. at Lion Sam Farrow Amphitheater Lions Park located at 4320 Lions Park Rd. This free interactive event has over 200 songs to choose from to perform and become a crowd favorite. Please contact Temple Parks and Recreation at (254) 298-5440 or visit here.

15 – WACO: Keep Waco Beautiful neighborhood cleanup celebrating National Cleanup Day. Come out; help the city be a beautiful place to live, work and play all while keeping the river clean. For more information including meeting time and location, Please contact Ashley Millerd at kwacob@gamil.com or visit here.

15 – GEORGETOWN: Social Dancing Classes and Dance from 7-10 p.m. at the Family Life Center at St John’s United Methodist Church located at 311 E. University Ave. This event is on the third Saturday of each month and covers a wide variety of dances (no partner necessary). From Swing, Tango, Salsa, Rumba and Waltz, you’ll be moving your feet in no time. Cost is $5 for students with an ID and $10 for nonmembers. Please call (512) 539-6544 or email USADance5034@gamil.com.

Lower Basin

1-3 – SUGAR LAND: Labor Day Backyard Barbecue from 12:30-2 p.m. at George Ranch Historical Park located at 10215 FM 762. Come out and enjoy a 1930’s BBQ with tons of meat, music and ice cream. To register or for other inquiries, please call (281) 343-0218 or visit here.

1-30 – BRYAN: The Brazos: Legacy of a Mighty River exhibit is on display at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History located at 3232 Briarcrest Dr. This unique exhibit highlights the natural and cultural history of the Brazos River. You can also enjoy a beautiful designed aquarium with fish native to the Brazos. For more information, please contact the museum at (979) 776-2195 or visit here.

15 – ROCKDALE: 3rd Annual RVFD Smoke and Stroke is an all-day event at the Rockdale Country Club located at 1894 FM2116. There will be steak cook-offs, salsa competition and a golf tournament. Please contact Brady Nelson (512) 446-6919. Further information can be seen here.

29 – BRENHAM:  Inaugural Bark in the Park is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Washington on the Brazos State Park located at 23400 Park Rd. 12. Come enjoy this first-ever event complete with food trucks, entertainment and demonstrations for you and your dog. Contact (936) 878-2214 for more information or here.

If your group or organization would like to add a future event to the Brazos Basin calendar, please contact Ace Fuller at (254) 761-3115