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Calendar of Events

Check out the tourism links below for Milam County events:
The following events are for the Cameron and surrounding area by KMIL - 105.1 FM The Ranch, and local Chamber of Commerce:

Weekly & Monthly Events:
  • Farmer's Market will be held on Tuesdays at the Busy Bea parking lot from 9AM-1PM. Any local growers invited to participate on Tuesdays. Call Becky for more information, please call 446-7774 or 760-0074.
  • Every first & third Tuesday of each month, Blessings from GOD food Pantry will distribute food to citizens.
    • The first Tuesday hours are: 6PM to 8PM
    • The third Tuesday hours are:  8AM to 10AM
  • Every first & third Tuesday of each month, Standards of Care will be at Bea's Kitchen located at 101 East Main Street, at 10:30AM for free blood sugar & blood pressure checks.
  • Every Wednesday of each month, join the Cameron Library for Books to Grown on Story Time at 10:30AM.
  • Every first & third Friday of each month, the Cameron VFW Post 2010 will have Karaoke.
  • Every first & third Saturday, the Milano Playboys play free music at the Senior Citizens Center in Christman (located between Milano & Caldwell).
  • Every Thursday and and third Saturday, Jimmie Maze and the Milano Playboys perform at the Christmann Community Center from 7-9PM.
  • Every Friday & Saturday, of the month the Farmers Market will be located at 2103 North Travis in Cameron from 7AM to Noon.
  • Every last Saturday of the month, the Milano Jamboree will be held at the Milano Senior Citizens Center at 7PM.


February 2016

February 20
  • The Annual Chili Supper for the Milano Volunteer Fire Department will take place at 4:30PM at the Milano VFD and Shelter located at 305 E Ave C in Milano.  Plates include chili, dessert and drink for adults $8 and kids $4.  A live and silent auction will take place as well as donations will be accepted.  For more information, please call 512-429-0364 or 512-657-2660.
  • The OJ Thomas Community Resource Center will host a Black History Program at 12:30PM.  The public is invited for the program and meal.  Gerald Wilkerson will be the featured speaker with a theme "When A Legacy Is Revealed, Dreams Can Be Fulfilled".
February 27
  • Relay for Life of Milam County will host a Washer Tournament at the Ranch in Rockdale.  The registration for the tournament will be a Noon and start at 1PM with a $20 per team fee.  Prizes will be awarded and pulled pork sandwiches and tacos will be sold.  There will also be a silent auction and chicken drop bingo.  For more information, please call 512-760-7194.
  • The Cameron VFW Post 2010 will have a Chili Supper from 5PM until sold out - adults $8 and kids 12 will be $6.  Tickets will be available at the door.
February 28
The Buckholts Volunteer Fire Department will be serving James & Aline's favorite Stew Dinner at the Buckholts VFD beginning at 11AM until sold out.  Meal includes stew, cornbread, crackers, drink, and dessert for $8.  Proceeds will support the Buckholts VFD.

March 2016

March 3
The Annual Rockdale Chamber Banquet will take place at the Rockdale Jr. High at 6PM with a theme of "Then & Now".

March 5
  • The FABS Circuit Course Games will be held for a one day free event!  This competition is open to anyone who would like to enter from ages 5 to adult of any fitness level, affiliation, and location.  For more information and to register please visit www.fabssportsandtraining.com
  • The family of Devin Love, born with Congenital Heart Disease, will be hosting a benefit to help with medical costs.  The event will take place at The Ranch in Rockdale with raffle tickets at $5 each or 5 for $20.  BBQ plates will be sold at 11:30AM for $10 a plate.  A live auction will start at 2PM and the raffle items include:  Ruger .22, ice chest, half a side of beed, custom cedar picnic table, and more.
  • The 6th Annual Cameron Arts & Service League Rummage Sale will take place from 8AM to Noon at the Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Cameron located on W 3rd St.  Items include clothing of all sizes, furniture, toys, books, household & kitchen items and more.  All proceeds will be used for local service and scholarships in the community.
March 8
The 82nd Annual Cameron Chamber of Commerce Banquet will take place at the Cameron VFW.  The Cameron Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations of candidates for awards that include:  Organization of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year.  Nominees will need to meet criteria for each award and citizens will need to describe how their candidate meets the criteria.  For more information on each award, please visit KMIL.com and send any ides to the Chamber of Commerce by email to chamber@cameron-tx.com or mail to PO Box 432, Cameron, Texas  76520.  Banquet tickets may be obtained through the Cameron Chamber of Commerce office.

March 12

The Thorndale High School Baseball Team will play Gary High School at Minute Maid Stadium in Houston.  Vouchers are $25 for 1 Bullpen Box Ticket to a Houston Astros Game.  Vouchers are redeemable for any non-excluded Astros game in the months of April, May, or J
une.

March 19
The Annual Plant Sale by The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association will be from 9AM to 2Pm at the Milam County Expo Building, located at 301 S Houston Ave in Cameron.  Master Gardeners will be available to help with selections and how to care for the plants.  Plants include roses, vegetables, herbs, perennials, and EarthKind varieties.  This year there will be raffle for $1 each or 6 for $5.  Tickets may be purchased by any Master Gardner or the Milam County AgriLife Extension Office.  Included in the raffle will be gift baskets, handcrafted items, gardening tools, paintings, yard art, and more.

March 26
The Yoe High Color Run will take place with check-in time at 7AM and the run at 8PM.  All ages are welcomed to join by walking, jogging, or running for a healthier life.  All donations and sponsorships received will be kept by Yoe High.  Students will seek pledges and donors to help raise additional funds.  Local businesses who would like to sponsor the even may contact C.H. Yoe High School.

April 2016

April 2
The 2016 Relay for Life of Milam County will be held at Noon until Midnight at Apache Pass near Rockdale.  All proceeds will benefit cancer research.  For more information please call, 512-919-1810.


April 9
The 15th Annual MARC (Milam Adult Resource Center) Run sponsored by The Bad to the Bone Riders of Rockdale will take place at The Ranch in Rockdale.  Th ride will start and end at The Ranch in Rockdale.  Registration is at 9AM with the first bike out at 11AM with a ride fee of $20 per rider and $25 per passenger and the last bike in at 4PM.  This fee includes a BBQ meal after the ride.  Plate lunches will be sold to the public for $10 a plate at 11:30AM until sold out.  A live auction, 50-50 drawing, door prizes, and DJ will also be available.  Long sleeve shirts, picket ride shirts are for sale by pre-order (deadline is March 7, 2016) and short sleeve shirts will be available the day of the event with ride pins.  For more information please call, 512-540-2561 or 512-299-7446.

April 21-23
Milam County Heritage Days will take place with a narrated bus tour of historic sites in Milam County.  On April 21st at 6PM in the Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library in Rockdale, Dr. Jesus de la Teja, Regents Professor for Southwest History from Texas State University in San Marcos will be the guest speaker.  On Friday, April 22nd from 9:30-11:30AM - advance tickets are required and available at the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce for $10 per ticket.  After the tour a lunch will be provided by Sho'Nuff with a special guest, Susie Sansom.  Also on the 22nd and 23rd of April, Dr. Susannah Worth of Austin will have a session on Conservation of Family Treasures; Native American History by Sandy Duncan of Thrall; Hispanic History by Steven Gonzales of Austin; and Wendish Culture by Weldon Mersiovsky of Walburg.  On Saturday the Community Band at Wolf Park will provide the music along with a DJ to play Polka music, The Matachines for traditional Spanish religious dancing and various other activities at the Depot all day in Rockdale.  There will also be some selected authors selling their books at the Lucy Hill Patterson Library during the three day event in Rockdale.

April 23rd
The 4th Annual Milam County Aggie Moms Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at the Rockdale County Club.  There will be two tee times - 9AM & 1PM.  The 4 Man Scramble is $60 per person with lunch and cart included.  Sponsorships for holes are still available.  For more information please call Robin Galbreath 512-569-1742 or Darla Willingham 512-760-5428.






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