LEADERSHIP - Chamber has new Interim President
Amberley Palmer, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome April Daniels as our Interim President.
Please feel free to contact April at email@example.com with any questions or comments.
HOLIDAY TRADITION - Get your ornament today!
The Chamber Holiday ornaments have been a tradition for many years. This year we have a new approach to our ornaments - What is brown and white and always sweet? Our 2014 annual Festival of Lights Gingerbread Man Ornament! Stop by the Chamber office at 100 NW 1st St., First National Bank or Prosperity Bank and pick one up today. They are only $10.
HOLIDAY EVENTS IN THE AREA
SATURDAY, DEC. 27
Winter Wildlife Walk from 10-11 am at Buescher State Park. Explore the word of forest animals in winter with this easy, one mile hike that starts at Blue trailhead. Wear sturdy shoes for walking on hilly, uneven terrain. Free after park entrance fee.
It's a CCC Christmas from 3-7 pm at Buescher State Park. Hear how the young men who built Bastrop and Buescher State Parks in the 1930s spent their Christmas far from home and family. See the tools they used, the uniforms they wore, visit the historic structures they build and tour a cabin. Meet at the Lakeview Picnic Pavilion. Free after park entrance fee.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31
A New Year’s Eve party will be held at Cistern Country Store/Bar from 8 p.m. to midnight. Snacks, hats and beads will get you in the party mood. The music will be provided by The Good Ole Boys. Live music and dancing to county and rock n roll. Cistern Store and Bar is located at 12604 State Hwy. 95. No cover charge. Call 361-865-3655 or visit www.cisternstore-bar.com.
New Year's Eve Dance will be held at 8:30 p.m. the Robert L. Steffens Post 180 Hall, 145 American Legion Road, with doors opening at 8 p.m. Evening includes dancing, door prizes and hors d'oeuvres. Pre-sale tickets are $30/couple or $20/individual and $5 higher at the door. Get tickets at the Chamber office, LiveAir Networks or online at www.tinyurl.com/nyed2014. For more information, call Dinah at 512-237-4273. Event funds the educational programs of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Celebrate New Years Eve - The Front Room Wine Bar, Smithville's newest hotspot, invites you to celebrate New Years Eve with them. Enjoy live music, wines and beers from around the world and exquisite hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are suggested. Call 512-237-3626 to make your reservation.
Family New Year's Eve Package includes feast for up to 4 people (two adults/two children) with carnival-style games, rides, family dance, horse-drawn wagon rides, fireworks, champagne or Shiner Bock toast, breakfast for four on New Year's Day. Click HERE for link to get rates on stay.