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Watch for our float in the Fayette County Fair Parade on Sept. 1, 2018 in La Grange

  Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

  Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

 Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Monday, August 13

AUSTIN: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Evangeline Cafe, 6:30-8:30P...512-282-2586

 

Tuesday, August 14

AUSTIN: Al Dressen’s Super Swing Revue @ Sam’s Town Point, 7-9:30P…512-965-6028

GERONIMO: Jam Session (2nd Tues.) @ VFW, 3-6:30P - Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed…830-303-9903

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

 

Wednesday, August 15

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

Praha: St. Mary’s Picnic – Shiner Hobo Band, 11A-1P & 3-5P; Mark Halata/Texavia, 1-3P & 5-7P; Lost Cause, 7-10P (Banner ad above)

SAN ANTONIO: Jim Bolado & Country Sounds @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P…210-661-2422

 

Thursday, August 16

BRENHAM: Bluebonnet Opry Polka Show (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Wings Ballroom, 7:30P, featuring Terri Lynn Moore, Matt Mercado, Briana Adams…979-451-0816

CONROE: Mike Gest & Night Session Carriage Inn Conroe 4-6pm    Free dinner and dance    (936)760-1966

EL CAMPO: Texas Mavericks @ American Legion, 7:30-10P…979-543-3108

SEGUIN: Silver Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Center, 7-9P…830-303-6612

WACO: Midnight Mustangs (Boot Scootin’ Club) @ Sul Ross Center 7-10P…254-855-0796

 

Friday, August 17

AUSTIN: Jason Roberts Band @ Broken Spoke, 9P…512-442-6189

CISTERN: Johnny Loco Karaoke & Dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

GRANGER: DJ/Karaoke @ Cotton Club, 7-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Ram Rodeo, 3 miles south of La Grange on FM 609 – Briana Adams, 9P…979-429-6165

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 6-10P…832-569-4141

SAN ANTONIO: Nashville Sounds @ Martinez Social Club, 8P…210-661-2422

SEGUIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Silver Center, 7:30-11P…830-303-6612

 

Saturday, August 18

AUSTIN: Al Dressen’s Super Swing Revue @ Central Market Westgate, 6:30-9:30P…512-899-4300

CISTERN: JW & Company @ Cistern Country Store, 9P-1A…361-865-3655

FT WORTH: Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band @ Stagecoach Ballroom, 8:45P-12:15A…817-831-2261

FT WORTH: Billy Mata @ Lil’ Red’s Longhorn Saloon, 8P…817-740-0078

GOLIAD: Rocky King Band @ Schroeder Hall, 8P-12A…361-573-7002

GRANGER: Jason Allen @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

LA GRANGE: Briana Adams Band @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247-4220

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Ram Rodeo, 3 miles south of La Grange on FM 609 – Charles & Fab 4, 9P…979-429-6165

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

NEW BRAUNFELS: The Moravians (Goodtime Club) @ Eagles Hall, 7-11P (Banner ad above)

RED ROCK: Nathan Colt Young @ Watterson Hall, 9P…512-304-5860

SONORA: Justin Trevino @ Sonora Sensation, Sutton Country Civic Center, 6:30-11:59P…325-223-6364

TOMBALL: Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings @ VFW, 8P…281-351-2427

WALLIS: Lost Cause @ American Legion, 8-11:30P…979-478-9913

WEBSTER: Kenny James @ Alpine Brauhaus, 6-9P…281-336-0788

 

Sunday, August 19

CAMERON: St. Monica Church Picnic with The Majeks, 12-2P

CREEDMOOR (Austin): Al Dressen’s Super Swing Revue @ Creedmoor Community Center, 3:30-6:30P…512-243-6700

ELGIN: Mark Halata/Texavia @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P...512-285-3100

GERONIMO: Monte Good @ VFW, 3-6:30P...830-305-8829

GRANGER: Can’t Hardly Playboyz @ Cotton Club, 5-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Texas Roadrunners @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

PENELOPE: Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Dinner/Dance – Czech & Then Some, 1-5P (Banner ad above)

SAN ANTONIO: Darrell & Mona McCall @ Martinez Social Club, 3P…210-661-2422

SCHULENBURG: Dujka Brothers (Swiss Alp Dance Club) @ KC Hall, 3-6:30P (Banner ad above)

SEATON (Temple): Edward Kopecky & Fun Time Czech Band @ Sefcik Hall, 6-9P…254-985-2356

SWEET HOME: Charles & Fab 4 @ Community Center, 3-7P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

 

Monday, August 20

AUSTIN: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Evangeline Cafe, 6:30-8:30P...512-282-2586

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Country Music Opry (3rd Mon) @ KC Hall, 7P - Gospel Show featuring D'Vine Testament and Clifton Jansky…979-966-3568

See full August schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Saturday, July 21
Cabaret Variety Show, 7-9P
You Do Speak English, Don't You?
Mark & Helena Greathouse
Czech Center Museum Houston

Saturday, July 21
Life Is  Journey, Not a Destination Speaker Event sponsored by Texas Czech Genealogical Society 9A-4P, Civic & Visitor Center, Caldwell, Texas

Through August 18, 2018
Eugene Cernan: A Czech on The Moon Exhibit
Czech Center Museum, Houston

Through November 25, 2018
World War I & The Birth of Czechoslovakia
Also celebrating 100 years of Czech independence
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

Through November 26, 2018
Lidice 1942
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange
 

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Texas polka bands and bands from his European trips

Watch the videos by George Weber at Moravia Parish Picnic

 

 

  Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas  - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation