Volume 101521 | Oct. 15, 2021
Your weekly news & updates
And there is even MORE fun to be had this month...
The Williamson County Fair and Rodeo is going strong through Saturday night.
Every night, enjoy carnival rides, games, pig races, petting zoo, food and music. Friday and Saturday feature the rodeo and special entertainment. The Fair and Rodeo offers something for every family member! Tickets are on sale now. To purchase tickets or for more information, click HERE.
But, of course, that is far from the only thing going on over the next couple of weeks in Taylor!
Check the listings down below to learn about haunted Taylor tours (INFO), horror movies at the Texas Beer Company, the Main Street Car Show (link), Spooktacular (Info) and more!
And we can all look forward to all the amazing events throughout our community during the holidays, too!
If you are interested in learning more about the Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 4, and how to enter. Click HERE for the rules, HERE for information and HERE for an entry form.

Information & Education
Chamber News and Community Calendar
Join our team and help our community
Are you interested in helping Taylor grow and thrive?
We are looking for energetic people who are excited about Taylor to serve on the Chamber's board of directors.
If you know someone or are willing to serve yourself, we would love to have that information for our nominations list. Please email your nomination and contact information to president@taylorchamber.org 
We appreciate your support of the Greater Taylor Chamber of Commerce!
Ribbon Cutting: Nichole Gray's Lash Studio
Nichole Gray's Lash Studio celebrated a ribbon cutting to open its new studio at 900 W. 2nd St. in Taylor. In business since 2014 in Round Rock, the Studio offers a range of services from lash extensions and permanent makeup to skin c are. They customize our treatments based on the individual needs of the client, and strive to provide each customer with a positive experience. You can find Nichole and her wonderful staff online HERE, or call them at 312-595-5434.
Calendar
Community events are underlined. Chamber events are bolded.

  • Friday, Oct. 22-24 -- Wilco Fair & Rodeo. For info, schedule and ticket INFO
  • Saturday, Oct. 23 -- Haunted Taylor Tours at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Click here for tickets.
  • Sunday, Oct. 24, 11a.m.-1p.m.-- KC Hall BBQ Chicken dinner pickup (drive-thru only)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27, noon -- Ambassadors at the Chamber
  • Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Main Street Car Show in downtown Taylor. Click HERE for more information or to register.
  • Saturday, Oct. 30, 3-6p.m.-- Halloween in the Halls at Old Taylor High.
  • Saturday, Oct. 30-- Haunted Taylor Tours at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Click here for tickets.
  • Sunday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. – Halloween Spooktacular Scare on the Square in Heritage Square. To learn more, click HERE.
  • Monday, Nov. 8, 5:15p.m. -- Chamber Board Meeting @ Holiday Inn Express Taylor
  • Monday, Nov. 15, noon -- Monthly Chamber Luncheon. REGISTER
  • Thursday, Nov. 18, 6-9P.m. -- Third Thursday/Music on Main
  • Tuesday, Nov. 23, 10:30a.m.-6 p.m. Baylor Scott & White Taylor Blood Drive SIGN UP
  • Thursday, Nov. 25 -- Thanksgiving

For information on joining these or any Chamber meeting or committee, email info@taylorchamber.org.
Don't forget the car show! Saturday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in downtown Taylor. Click HERE for more information or to register.
Getting from Point A to Point B
Dana Platt, Community Outreach Director of Capital Area Rural Transportation System, better known as C.A.R.T.S., will be speaking at the November luncheon overview of the services offered to Williamson county, an update on the CARTS NOW program and where are we on the train platform downtown.
Thank you to our November luncheon sponsor, McCrory Timmerman Restoration Project
Member Appreciation Contest
Chamber members, watch for the appearance of a duck in each weekly newsletter and send us an email with your business name describing what makes the duck unique and we will enter you in a monthly drawing for a FREE AD for four weeks in the next month's newsletter. Email info@taylorchamber.org your business name and tell us what is special about the image of this duck.
You can't win if you don't enter.
Just send us an email!
Member Announcements
Moody Museum Reopens!
After undergoing extensive repairs,the Historic Moody Museum is finally reopening!
Please come by and visit the home of the home of Dan Moody, the Texas's youngest governor. Touring is opening from 2p.m. - 5p.m. on Saturdays.
114 W. Ninth St; Taylor, TX 76574
Get your BBQ Tickets! Contact Karen Chandler at
512-365-4357 or email her rakdchan4@gmail.com
Halloween at TBC

On Halloween night join the Texas Beer Company at the production brewery (1331 W. 2nd St) for a movie and pumpkin carving contest and pumpkin smash.
We will be showing the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Please bring your own lawn chair or a blanket.
The brewery will open at 5 pm, pumpkin carving 5-6:30 (BYO pumpkin). After the sun goes down we will light all the pumpkins and pick a winner. Once pumpkins have been judged, we'll smash 'em (if you want to).
The movie is free and Texas Beer Company beers will be sold onsite. Please no outside alcohol but feel free to bring a picnic if you would like.
Costumes encouraged! 
Find your pumpkin in the patch!
Open daily through the month of October.
Mon-Fri 3 pm to dark
Saturday 9 am to dark
Sunday 11:30 am to dark
Pre-schools or groups can request special hours by contacting the church at 512-352-2593 or send email to offic@fumctaylor.org
907 W. Lake Dr, Taylor, TX 76574
Entertainment calendar
  •  WilCo EXPO: Click here to look at what's going on out at the Expo Center.
  •  SPJST Post 29: You can find October's schedule here and November's here.
  • Texas Beer Company: To keep up with everything going on at TBC, click here.
  • Red Cap Cigar Lounge: See their schedule here
  • Marshall's Tavern 2: Find out what's going on here.