Event Calendar For February 2018

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Rising Stars
Jan 27-Mar 3
Best & Rising Stars of Fayetteville's Artists' Colony Exhibit
Lisa Baker, Bailee Justus, Angie Pavlicek, Kathy Griffith, Martha Philipp, Kathy Sauer, Amy Nini, Karen Bookout, Mary Quiros, Darcia Mucha, Kathy Callaway, Cindy Fanning, Michael Clann, Clovis Heimsath (artist of featured Courthouse).

114 N. Live Oak

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2nd Sat & By Appt
Fayetteville Area Heritage Museum was established on May 22, 1986.  It was founded by Janette Donaldson, Louis "Buddy" Polansky and his wife Irene.  Buddy, the visionary, dedicated his life to salvaging, collecting, and then preserving precious items from Fayetteville and the area during a time when "newer was better".  Buddy (pictured at the door) is gone, but his spirit survives.   In addition to being the Home of the Teddy Schultz Model Trains and Railroad Collection, the museum also houses Memorabilia from the Baca Band, remnants from the demolished St John Catholic Church circa 1911, and many other fascinating historic artifacts reflecting the area s Czech, German, and African American Heritage. 

On Historic Town Square
11 AM-2 PM
119 N Washington

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Picking Park
2nd Sat
The Fayetteville Picking Park
live acoustic bluegrass jam will meets each second Saturday of the month (January-November), on the square in Fayetteville.  Free to the public and participants.  Bring a lawn chair.  A slow jam will begin at 1:00 pm in the Old Fire Station led by Lou Lou Barbour.  Jams will take place all throughout the square during the day.  All levels of players welcome. Old Fire Station will close at 10:00 pm.  There will still be jamming in the gazebo and the square after 10:00 pm.

Historic Town Square
112 N Washington St

Valentine's Concert
Sat Feb 10
Valentine's Concert with Dick Smith
Annual Library Benefit Concert and Fundraiser
Music of our Lives, from Sinatra to the Beatles and everything in between. Featuring the Sounds of the Sixties, the program includes the best of the music many of us grew up with, done the way we remember it, by people who know how to do it.  Buy Tickets Now or at the door.  Doors open at 1PM

Festival Concert Hall
248 Jaster Road

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Jazz Brunch
Sun Feb 11
Jazz Brunch
Benefiting the children's programs at ARTS.
Live music by Jazz Pianist Robert Sanders combined with a delicious brunch and drinks at the Grand.  Purchase online or by telephone.  Seating is limited.

Grand Fayette Hotel

Fat Tuesday
Tues Feb 13
Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper
All-you-can-eat Pancake, Sausage, and beverages will be served.  A free-will-offering benefiting our WELCA Quilting group will be received.  All quilts are donated to various charities.  Sample quilts will be displayed in the church. The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday was the traditional time for households to use up all the fat in the house before beginning the Lenten fast.  This translates into a Pancake Supper for us! All-you-care-to-eat Pancakes, sausage and beverages will be served.  A free-will offering is received.

St Paul's Fellowship Hall
201 N Rusk St

Valentine's Dinner & Movie
Wed Feb 14
Uniquely Valentine's Dinner & Movie
Dinner & Wine in the Wine Bar at the Grand Fayette Hotel, then walk across the Square to a screening of the romantic comedy "Pillow Talk" at the Red & White.  Call to reserve your place.

Grand Fayette/Red & White
On the Square

Valentine's Dinner Show
Wed Feb 14
Valentine's Night Dinner Show
From Las Vegas "A Salute to Sinatra" Starring Dave Halston
Meal prepared by one of Austin's finest chefs: Wes Standford
$100 / Couple Includes Meal and Show - Reservations Only.

Joe's Place
120 N Live Oak
$100 Couple

Artist Talk
Sat Feb 17
Artist Talk About Painting Fayette County
Houston artist Andy Dearwater has been visiting Fayette County all fall, photographing and sketching images of the area to be painted in his studio. Landscapes and cityscapes from La Grange to Round Top to Fayetteville and all across the county. Andy's style is realistic and impressionistic, and his small canvases are warm and inviting. This may be the first fine art gallery show featuring an artist focusing on our area for his imagery. We think you will find the show very enjoyable.View some of the work now on our website.

Red & White Gallery
102 West Main

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Tri-County Hill Hopper
Sun Feb 18
Greetings Hill Hoppers!!!
The 2018 Ride is coming right up "this Sunday, February 18th!  Start is at 9am!  Registration will open at 7am.  We ll be doing registration at the back of Cole s Antiques, off Willow Springs' entrance. We'll have Slovacek sausage and beer at the finish! You have options for a 20, 36, 52 and 67-mile route.  The route is the same as in previous years.  [The 36 and 67-mile routes include a loop past the first rest stop.  The 20 and 52-mile routes do not loop.]  There are 3 rest stops and start/finish including one on Fayetteville Square hosted by the Fayetteville Lions Club. 


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Reg Open Now
Register for Poetry at Round Top (P@RT) Poetry at Round Top is a scant two months away, and registration is open! A few workshops have filled up, but many still have room - check them out and sign up! Manuscript consultations are also available on the registration page. These are an unbeatable way to get one-on-one advice from an established poet, and we can't recommend them enough. For more regular updates and highlights from Poetry at Round Top, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
If you already know you're coming to P@RT, consider booking accommodations early.
* As always, Festival Hill offers incomparable on-site rooms
* Sue Foster is again donating all proceeds from her gorgeous Cottages on Mill Creek to P@RT. Stay in luxury while supporting the festival!
* Round Top offers a fine array of other accommodations

Festival Hill
248 Jaster Road

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Chamber Meeting
Tues Feb 27
Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Meeting
The next meeting of Fayetteville's Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for 7pm, Tuesday, February 27, 2018, in the Community Center Meeting Room.  Chamber Meetings are open to members and guests. Board accepted Minutes of meetings, Bylaws, and Member Applications are posted on our website under the INFORMATION tab as Member Information.

Community Center Meeting Room
202 W Main

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