Bulletin Board

October 1-12
The Milam County Museum and SS. Cyril and Methodius Stitch Witches present their annual Quilt Show October 1st through 12th at 112 West 1st in Cameron. Anyone wishing to exhibit a quilt during the show must contact the Muesum. In addition, there will be a photo show by the Focus Guild of Waco running through December, photos by Chris Talbort of El Camino Real to run through November, and plant specimens from the El Camino Real presented by the Master Naturalists. The Jail Museum and Railroad Museum will also be open on the 12th. For info, call 254-697-8963.

October 7
The next Cameron ISD Community Cook-Out will be October 7th from 5-6:30PM on the OJ Thomas Campus. Everyone is invited. There will be free food and fun. The book bus will also be on site.

October 12
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

October 12
Cameron VFW presents Alibis Austin on October 12th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

October 12
Cameron Chamber of Commerce announces Steak, Stein & Wine Fest on October 12th. Rick Trevino is the headliner and opening for Trevino is the Gordon Collier Band. Performances will be in the Milam County Junior Livestock Youth Expo at 300 S Houston. The Fest kicks off in Downtown Cameron with a 5K run. There will be activities all day in the downtown Square around the courthouse. Music with an Open Mic Session and entertainers, Storytelling, Cameron Car Show, Game Zones for all ages, Aggieland Safari, and Cameron Connection Reading Bus. There will be wineries, craft beers, a sports bar, and more. Featured will be 44 Farms ribeye steak dinners in the evening and steak flights/challenges during the day. Food Trucks, Ice Cream, Rockdale Coffee Roasters and other vendors. Milam County Museum will host Quilt Show and El Camino Real de los Texas photo exhibit by Chris Talbot. Call 254-697-4979 or email chamber@cameron-tx.com. We are still accepting sponsors and vendors.

October 12
The Benefit for Rachel Gutierrez will be Saturday October 12, 2019 from 11AM to 9PM at the Fiesta Grounds, 501 S. Columbus Ave. Cameron, TX. There will be a silent auction as well as raffles for a custom Dallas Cowboys Fire Pit, a Yeti Roade Cooler, a $50 giftcard, and more items will be added! Music will be by DJ Alonzo Aleman. There will be a bake sale, and brisket plates for $10 with brisket, sausage, potato salad, beans and bread.

October 12-19
The 44th annual Rockdale Fair & Rodeo will be October 12-19. Activities include the youth livestock show, BBQ cook off, Mutton Bustin', Old West wranglers, bull riding, parade, baked goods, food vendors, carnival, car show, arts and crafts, washer tourneys, a petting zoo, and barrel racing. In addition, the Children's Pageant and Miss Rockdale Fair Pageant will be October 12th at the High School Auditorium. Three day passes will be $25 for adults and $15 for kids and seniors. Daily admission is $20 for adults and $10 for kids and seniors. Entertainment this year will be from Michael Salgado, Johnny Lee, and William Clark Green. Rodeo events will kick off nightly at 8PM. For info, visit rockdalefairandrodeo.com

October 18
The Yoe High class of 2021 will have a tailgate fundraiser on Friday, October 18th, from 5:30-7:30PM in front of the Ag Building. Tickets are $8 and include 2 fajita tacos, chips, and a drink. For tickets, contact any junior class student or Monica Barton.

October 18-19
Calvert Main Street Preservation presents The Hunters Moon Main Street Moon Fest on October 18th and 19th along Calvert's historic business district. The event opens at 6PM Friday for the Royal Feast of the Hunters Moon. Tickets to the feast are $75 each. Then return for the free, all-day festival Saturday. A historic 5K camo color run opens at 9AM. Artisans, crafts, boutiques, a car show, demonstrations, food trucks, haunted house, hay maze, live music, pumpkin patch, restraunts, shopping, and more will be available. Then wrap up the night with the Antlers, Top Hats, and Tiaras wine, ale, and spirit stroll from 4-7PM. Cost to participate in the stroll is $25-35 each. For info, call 979-364-2323.

October 19
The Rice Cemetery will have their 44th annual meeting Saturday, October 19, 2019 starting at 11AM. Guests are asked to bring covered dishes for lunch and a lawn chair. You can mail contributions to Rice Cemetery Foundation, 3965 S HWY 77 Cameron. For more information call David or Beverly Angell at (254)-697-5269

October 31
The Cameron Chamber of Commerce will host a Trunk or Treat event October 31st frmo 6-8PM on the Downtown Square. Members can decorate their vehicle trunks or tailgates, load up with candy, and pass it out to kids. Those that take part need to have their business sign displayed. You can sign up by contacting the Cameron Chamber of Commerce. There will also be a best decorated business contest and a best decorated residence contest. Sign up at the Chamber to participate. Best decorated trunk and constume will also be selected. If you wish to judge, contact the Chamber.

November 9
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 are as follows: November 9th and December 14th. Each Class is held the 2nd Saturday each month. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

November 9
The Temple VFW post 1820 is set to host a Veteran's Day Ceremony on November 9th, starting at 10AM, at the Moffat Cemetery.

November 16
Cameron VFW presents The Can't Hardly Playboyz on November 16th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

December 14th
The remaining 2019 defensive driving classes for 2019 is December 14th. Call or text 254-760-6110 with any questions or concerns and to sign up.

December 14
Cameron VFW presents Jeff Woolsey on December 14th from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

December 31
Cameron VFW presents Gordon Collier on December 31st from 8PM-Midnight. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets are $20 per person. The kitchen will be available. For info or reservations, call 254-295-6222.

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On Going Events

Cameron Police Department has now started the year round Explorer program. This program is a career oriented learning for life and geared to help encourage interest in all career paths. This program helps students learn the life of a law enforcement officer, life saving techniques, and developmental skills. This program is open to anyone ages 14-20, no arrest history, good moral character, positive references, and must be able to attend meetings and trainings. For more information or to apply stop by the Cameron Police Department at 605 W. 4th St. or call 254-697-6574. Background check may be required and parent permission is required.

Rosebud Senior Center is open from 9AM to Noon, Monday-Friday. We have games (Bingo, Dominoes, Cards, etc.) each day. Box meals are served with a one-day notice. If you live in town and need transportation, please call us and we'll send someone to pick you up and return you to your home. Please call 254-583-4745 for more information.

Camp Gladiator training with Rachel Kirk goes on every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at the Cameron Courthouse starting at 5AM. For more information Call 254-482-0385.

The Milam Regional Farmers Market will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in March through November from 9am to 1pm at The Yards of Cameron. There will be fresh produce, meat, eggs, bread and other baked goodies along with artisans, mushroom logs, crafts, woodworking and much more. Falls County Recycling will also be available to take recycled goods. For more information contact 254-697-4970.

Karaoke will be held Friday at the Cameron VFW Post 2010. The Canteen will also be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 645PM until .... Dart tourneys will be held every Wednesday and Friday. Alsdo accepting donations for the Scholarship Fund.

There will be washer tournaments benefitting the American Cancer Society on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at Apache Pass in Rockdale. On the 2nd Sunday, bring your partner. On the 4th Sunday, draw for a partner. Tossing starts at 5:15PM with registration at 4:30PM. Cost is $20 per team, double elimination. For info, call 512-760-7194.

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.

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 Milano from 8:30AM-3PM. 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!

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.

Crafting Galore will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 12:30-4PM roughly at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center located at 111 N Travis in Cameron. This is a community group for all Handcrafters. If you're working on a project, competed 1 and want to share it, or just looking for ideas or instruction, this is the group for you. Use the side door and bring a small snack to share. Coffee and tea are available.