BAYTOWN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Baytown Symphony Orchestra will host its annual “Christmas in Baytown” Saturday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 pm. Music will include Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture,” from the Nutcracker Suite, Tschaikovsky’s Pas de deux, Music R.R. Bennett’s “Many Moods of Christmas” made famous by the Robert Shaw Chorale, Disney’s “Frozen,” and many more holiday musical favorites. General Admission tickets are available at the PAC Box Office (805 W. Texas Ave., Baytown. You can order online at www.lee. edu/pac or by phone at 281-425-6255. Elementary, secondary, and college students may receive free admission at the Box Office (5-7:30 pm) before the concert. BSO’s Conductor, Clarence Frank, is also the Director of the Southeast Texas Choral Society.
You are invited to join us for breakfast and camaraderie with fellow veterans. The next meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9-11 am at Cleveland Historical Museum. The museum is located at 203 E Booth St in Cleveland.
The Dayton Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Nutcracker Market on Saturday, Dec. 4, in Downtown Dayton at 111 N. Church St. The event will run from 11 am – 9 pm. The event will feature local honey, handmade crafts, and more. If you are interested in participating in the event, call the Dayton Chamber at 936-257-2393
The City of Cleveland Hometown Christmas 2021 will be Friday, Dec. 3 from 12 pm – 8 pm and Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 am – 5 pm at the Cleveland Civic Center, located at 210 Peach Ave. The annual parade will be held Saturday at 6 pm. For more information on how to be a vendor, call 281-592-2395.
SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS
The City of Dayton will host their annual Spirit of Christmas event Saturday, Dec. 4, and there is an all-new parade route. The parade kicks off at 6 pm and will travel from Richter Elementary on Cherry Creek and turn south on N. Winfree as it travels to Clayton and then back towards Richter on Main Street. The tree lighting ceremony will occur at the pocket park next to City Hall at 7:30 pm, with entertainment to follow. To participate in the parade, contact the Community Center at 936-258-6630 or fill out an application at cityofdaytontx.com.
Mark your Calendars for Country Christmas; Tuesday, December 7th, food trucks will open at 5 pm, with the parade starting at 6 pm. If you are interested in participating in the parade, part as the entertainment lineup presented by First Liberty National Bank, or volunteering, please contact email@example.com
AMES COMMUNITY TOY DRIVE
The Ames Community Improvement Group will be collecting toys, Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9 am – 12 pm at 102 W. Main Street in Ames, TX. Please drop off new unwrapped toys anytime between now and Dec. 11 at Barbara’s Burger or Wickliffs Grocery.
GREATER CLEVELAND CHAMBER OPEN HOUSE
Join us Wednesday, Dec. 15, for our Annual Holiday Open House & Jim’s Retirement Reception, hosted by the Greater Cleveland Chamber and Veritex Bank. Light hors d’oeuvres, holiday treats, and punch will be served all day from 11 am to 4 pm with a special presentation by the Chamber Board of Directors at noon. Stop by any time that day to learn more about the Chamber and wish Jim the very best in his retirement! The Chamber is located at 908 E. Houston in Cleveland.
LMS PANTHER PLAYERS
The Liberty Middle School Panther Players intro classes will be presenting three holiday-themed shows for your entertainment. The shows will include portrayals covering the three major celebrations of the season: Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and of course, Christmas. The performance date is Thursday the 16th of December, 6:00 pm at the LISD Auditorium; there will be a $5.00 admission fee. Thirty-one students from three classes will be featured in a most memorable and informative evening.
We look forward to seeing all y’all at the show.
AMES CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Ames Community Improvement Group presents the 2 nd Annal Christmas Parade, Saturday, Dec. 18 at 10 am. After the parade, the kids can take pictures with Santa and receive a gift. There will be lots of fun and just a moment for the community to come out and enjoy each other as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Please contact Brandy Pruitt at 214-949-3394 or Willona Broussard at 409-277- 9582 to enter your group or business in the parade. There is a $10 entry fee.
Santa Claus is coming to the Santa Fe Admin Building, Saturday, Dec. 19 from 2-6 pm. Come out and get photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at 1680 CR 3549, Cleveland, TX 77327. The event is hosted by the Liberty County Pct. 6 Constables Office.
TCL TRADE DAYS
The Tarkington Community Library will be hosting TCL Trade Days on the second Saturday of each month from 9 am – 4 pm. They will have arts, crafts, antiques, baked goods, sweets, vintage boutiques, concessions, and family fun. The event will be on December 11 at the Library located at 3032 FM 163, Cleveland, TX 77327. For vendor information, email TCL-Tradedays@gmail.com.
2022 GREATER CLEVELAND CHAMBER BANQUET
The Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Chamber Banquet, Friday, Jan. 22, from 5-8 pm at the Cleveland Civic Center. This year’s theme is the roaring ‘20’s, and there will be loads of fun as they will have a 1920’s Best Dresses Contest and Best Charleston Dance Contest with a full course dinner, served with foods from the era. Winners will receive trophies and gift cards. Roadhouse Randy Karaoke and DJ will provide entertainment for the night. Presenting Sponsor will be Emergency Hospital Systems. For more information, contact the Chamber at 281-592-8786.
DAYTON SENIOR CENTER
The Dayton Senior Center is NOW open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.
Lunch is on Wednesday & Fridays with a $3 fee (Must sign-up and pay prior)
Sit & Be Fit workout class 12:30 to 1:15 pm; Mondays & Thursdays (starting August)
Other programs to come!
HARDIN SENIOR CITIZENS
The Hardin Senior Citizens meet at the Hardin Community Center each week Tuesday-Friday the center opens at 8:30 am for anyone wanting a little breakfast at no charge or just to swing in to visit. For more information or to reserve your lunch, call 936-298-3107. The Hardin Community Center is located at 414 CR 2010 in Hardin.
DAYTON OLD SCHOOL MUSEUM
The Dayton Old School Museum is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm. The museum is located at 111 W. Houston St. in Dayton.
The Family Church in Hardin is hosting Celebrate Recovery, a weekly class every Tuesday at 7 pm. If you know someone who needs this class, please share this information with them. This is a Bible-based recovery program for alcohol, drugs, codependency, anger management, etc. The Family Church is located at 656 CR 2010 in Hardin, Texas.
Trust the process. Narcotics Anonymous meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7 pm at 424 Main Street in Liberty, next to Jax Hamburgers. For more information, call 254-716-9965. COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR
The City of Liberty has Coffee with the Mayor on the third Thursday of the month.
DAYTON FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS
11 am - 2 pm every Friday on 111 N Church St. in Dayton.
CLEVELAND FOOD TRUCK FUSION
We are expanding our hours and inviting craft/ boutique vendors to join us for our May 6 kickoff event! The new hours are Every Thursday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Call 281-592-2395 and talk with Marina or Ashleigh at the Civic Center to get added to our vendor list!
Mobile Food Vendors are required to submit paperwork for a mobile food vendor permit. (The fee is $100) - https://www. clevelandtexas.com/.../ Mobile-Food-Vendor...
Boutique/Craft vendors are not required to pay a vendor fee and just fill out the vendor form with the Civic Center. (210 Peach Ave.)
We look forward to seeing everyone at this event!
AMES CITY COUNCIL MEETING
As the legislative branch of the City of Ames government, the City Council holds open public meetings where local laws, policies, and fundamental decisions for the city are discussed and decided. City Council members are elected at large.
Notice for all public meetings, along with agendas, are posted in advance of the meeting. Minutes are posted after meetings have concluded.
CLEVELAND COUNCIL MEETING
Third Tuesday of each month
Meetings start at 6:00 pm.
City Hall Council Chambers
907 E. Houston St.
Cleveland, TX 77327
DAYTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Regular Meetings. 3rd Monday of every month; 6 pm; City Hall Council Chambers 801 S. Cleveland St. Dayton, TX 77535.
LIBERTY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
All members are elected at large. The regularly called meetings of the Liberty City Council are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Special called meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of each month; however, meetings may be reached at any time to conduct necessary business.
PLUM GROVE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Second Monday of each month
Meetings start at 7:00 pm at City Hall.
Due to special circumstances, the start time and date of the council meeting may be adjusted. Check the Calendar for actual time and place.