Cameron FFA Boosters are selling raffle tickets for a Pelican Cooler to be given away during halftime of the Yoe-Academy football game on October 21st. Raffle tickets are $10 each. The group is also selling salsa again for $10 per jar. Salsa flavors include Mango, Habanero, Raspberry Chipotle, Black Bean, Hot, and Mild. Contact any Yoe FFA booster for information.
The Kay Theater in Rockdale presents the Piney Grove Ramblers from 3-5PM on Sunday October 23rd. Doors open at 2:30PM and tickets are $12. Enjoy exciting bluegrass music in the comfort of an air conditioned and completely restored historic theater.
San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron will be having an Open House from 2-4PM October 23rd at the Lodge. During the Open House, the Lodge will present Cameron Fire Chief Henry Horelica the prestigious Community Builder Award, the highest honor the Masons can award a non-Mason. The public is invited to attend.
Yoe High Classes of 1990 and 1992: You're invited to join the Class of 1991 to celebrate their 25th Class Reunion on Saturday, October 29th from 5-11PM at The Hut at Ledbetter Park. A catered BBQ dinner from Circle S Bar-B-Que will be served. The cost is $15/person (adults only). Checks can be made payable to Jenny (Vogelsang) Black, 1414 Harpers Ferry Road, College Station, TX 77845. Cash can be dropped off to Attn: Sam Berry at Circle S Bar-B-Que during business hours. Payment needs to be made no later than Friday, October 14th to give the caterer a head count. For any question, contact Carmen Limon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cameron VFW Post 2010 is hosting their annual Hunters Raffle. Up for grabs is a 2016 ODES 4-door, 5-seat Dominator-X ATV. Tickets are $20 each, 17 for $300, or 30 for $500. The drawing will be held October 29th at 8PM at the Cameron VFW. For tickets, call 627-0179, 295-6222, or 697-8646. Prior to the raffle giveaway, the VFW is hosting a community appreciation meal starting at 6PM. Meals are dine-in only.
The Rockdale PTO is hosting a Halloween Carnival from 11AM-3PM October 29th at Rockdale Fair Park. There will be a cake walk, games, a costume contest, and more. All proceeds will go to Rockdale ISD schools. For questions or to volunteer, call 979-530-5633.
There will be a benefit for Charlie McCartney, a cancer fighter, on October 29th and 30th. A dance will be held Saturday from 8PM-Midnight at the Ranch in Rockdale. A Halloween costume contest will be held. Admission is $10. Then Sunday, there will be a BBQ chicken meal and live auction. Serving starts at 11AM at the Rockdale KC Hall. Plates of chicken, german potatoes, green beans, dessert, and tea are $10 each. There will also be games througout the day. T-shirts and raffle tickets will also be sold. For info, call 979-209-4563.
The 8th Annual Cruizin For Christ Car Show event will be November 5th from 11AM-4PM at Mooreville UMC in Chilton. Set up is at 10AM. For entry fees or more information, call 254-652-7076.
There will be a Masquerade Party from 8PM-Midnight November 5th at Simon George Hall in Cameron. Dress to impress. This event is 25 and up only. Music will be provided. Tickets are $15 each or $20 per couple. Get tickets at the Bling Box or from Keke Sims or Stephany Wells.
Milam County 4H is selling tickets for baked potato lunches for November 13th. Plates are $8 each and will include the potato, trimmings, a drink, and dessert. All food is dine-in or take-out. A silent auction will also be held. Plate pick up will be 11AM-2PM at Bea's Kitchen. To make donations or get more info, contact any 4H member.
Christmas in San Gabriel will be 9AM-4PM November 19th at San Gabriel Christian Church Family Life Center. There will be baked goods, vendors, and a gun raffle. Vendors can set up starting at 7AM. Vendor spaces are $35 each. For info or to reserve a vendor space, call 512-429-2850.
Rockdale Uncorked! a wine tasting and art auction, sponsored by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, will be Saturday, December 3rd from 3-7PM at the Patterson Center in Rockdale. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Every ticket also includes a wine glass. Multiple wineries will be in attendance and wine will be available for purchase after. A raffle for a 28-bottle wine cooler will be held. Raffle tickets are $1 each, and you need not be present to win. Get your tickets at Big Boys BBQ, Farmers Insurance, Gattis Pizza, Lone Star Guns & Goods, Mr. Liquor, the Rockdale Chamber, Rockdale Signs, or State Farm Insurance.
On Going Events
Karaoke will be held the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday every month at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 5PM to Midnight and Saturdays from 10:30AM to 1AM. Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Domino and Pool tourneys will be on Saturdays.
Fridays and Saturdays 7AM-Noon, there will be a Farmers Market at 2103 N. Travis in Cameron
Join the Cameron Library for Books to Grow On Story Time, Wednesdays at 10:30AM.
The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for membership in the department. No prior fire service qualifications are needed. Applicants must be 18 years of age, no criminal history, have a drivers license, a vehicle to respond with, live within a few miles of Cameron, and most of all be able to repond to fires and attend meetings and drills each Monday. For more info, contact any firefighter or stop by the fire station, or call 697-4702.
The Yoemen Band Booster Club meets every 2nd Monday at 6PM in the Yoe High Band Hall which is next to the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The public is welcome. Memberships are also available for $10 per person. Upcoming meetings are Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th, Feb 13th, Mar 6th, Apr 10th, and May 8th.
American Legion Riders are looking for Veterans that are motorcycle riders. The chapter will be out of Post 9 in Cameron. For info, call 254-605-0601
Monthly Meetings of San Andres Masonic Lodge #170 AF&AM in Cameron, located at 106 West 6th Street, will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month. A meal is at 6:30PM, with the meeting to follow.
Defensive Driving/Ticket Dismissal classes are available the 2nd Saturday of every month in Cameron, Milano or Rockdale. For class dates, Text or call: 254-760-6110, or send an e-mail to: HarrisEdSvc@yahoo.com for more informatio. Pre-register is required. You can save up to 10% on your vehicle insurance by taking a class! usa
Every Thursday and 3rd saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at Chriesman Community Center, from 7-9PM.
Milano Jamboree will be held the last Saturday of every month at 7PM in the Milano Senior Citizens Center.
Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens on the first and third tuesday of each month. The first Tuesday, hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the third Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment for GED classes is getting underway. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8PM. ESL classes will also be held. ESL classes will be Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6PM. Cost of the classes is free. If you would like to enroll or would like more info, contact Karen at 593-3011 or 593-2744.
Are you 55 years or older & in search of a job in the Cameron area? Put Experience Works to work helping you. We are a National non-profit organization that provides training and job placement services for older workers. We provide paid work experience through collaboration with community service agencies in the your area. Put your experience to work today by calling 1-800-460-8801 ext. 2003 TODAY!
Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen, at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for free blood sugar and blood pressure checks.