Community is the key word for this weekend's events. The Polish American Council of Texas is having its Annual Meeting & Awards @ PNA Hall in Bremond and the public is invited. Enjoy performances by Wawel Dance Group, Jagoda Polish Folk Dance Ensemble, and Brian Marshall Band. Lifetime achievement awards to Brian Marshall and Steve Okonsi & The Band. Lots of great Polish food, Mass, and tours of historic downtown including White Eagle Hall, museum, and Groholski's Sausage.
In La Grange, the Polka Lovers Club of Texas Museum will host its 12th Annual Memorial service on Saturday at the Pavilion Hall on the Fayette County Fairgrounds. The event honors deceased members of the museum and PoLK of A with a touching video tribute and Polka Mass. Texas Sound Check will provide the music for the Mass and for the free dance from 1:30-4:30P. Catered lunch will also be served.
The Bellville Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2nd Annual Remember When Community Dance at Millheim Harmonie Verein Hall in Sealy on Saturday. Lost Cause will provide the music from 8P-12A. The goal is provide new life to old dance halls, and help families create memories.
The Pearl City Dance Club will host the 15th Annual Night in Old Pearl City on Saturday at Turner Hall in Yoakum. Dinner, dance with music by Red Ravens, and lots of fun with the silent auction and bottle grab game. Spend the day in Yoakum and tour the Christmas Tree Forest at the Heritage Museum. Now its 30th year, the trees, which number about 60, are decorated with a theme. This year it's Cartoon Characters. The Holy Cross Lutheran Church will also have a Polka worship service.
More Weekend Fun: Saturday: The Nightriders will be at Hermann Sons in DaCosta...The Cotton Club in Granger has a Community Food Pantry fundraiser with lots of great entertainment including Tony Booth...Moonglow Orchestra is at Lodge 88 in Houston...Jodie Mikula Orchestra is hoofin' it out to West Texas near San Angelo for the Wall Dance Club dance. Sunday: The Texas Polka Music Museum will hold a Fall Jubilee fundraiser at the KC Hall in Hallettsville. Music by Dujka Brothers and Red Ravens...Country Jim & The Allstars are at the VFW Hall in north Houston...EZ Country is at Sweet Home...Chris Rybak is at the Texas Renaissance Fair in Plantersville all weekend.
Polka On, Y'all!