Weekly Newsletter

November 20, 2023

Members, if you have something that needs to go in the newsletter, please email it to info@beltonchamber, both Dawn and Katherine receive those emails in their inbox.

Chamber News

The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted on November 16, 2023, to submit the following individuals as nominees for positions on the Board effective January 1, 2023:

  • Rebecca Briggs, Imperium Real Estate (renewal for second term)
  • Rhonda Eggleston, Bryn Oaks Bed & Breakfast (renewal for second term)
  • Scot Hrbacek, Edward Jones (renewal for second term)
  • Brett Turner, Monteith Abstract & Title (renewal for second term)
  • John Corsi, State Farm Insurance
  • John Goode, CRW Construction
  • Nelson Hutchinson, Temple Technology Services
  • Kayla Potts, Woodhouse Day Spa Nolan Creek

We are excited about these individuals agreeing to work with our Board to further the Chamber's mission.

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Member News

Railway Express Diner ~ Community Thanksgiving Lunch

***Thanksgiving Lunch help spread the word to family & friends***

We are offering a full Thanksgiving Lunch to anyone in our community that doesn't have plans or maybe those with no family to spend the day with even those that just have fallen on hard times during this holiday season!

We look forward to having you join our family for lots of good food and fellowship. We will not be charging for lunch and everyone is welcome! We want to thank Jonathan & Sheri Richards for their Generous Donation to help provide a Thanksgiving Meal to people in our community! Without all the great people in our lives, this simply would not be possible! 

Letters to Santa at The Beltonian Theatre

November 6th - December 24th

FREE letter writing kits are available with your movie ticket purchase anytime we are open. We will provide free pencils, paper, and stamped/preaddressed to the North Pole envelopes at every movie screening. Your child can drop the letter in our custom mailbox and we will personally deliver these letters to Santa Claus at the North Pole in time for Christmas!!

With movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Polar Express, Miricle on 34th Street, and a Frozen 2 Sing-A-Long, there will be plenty of opportunities to spend a day at the theatre with your family!

Cadence Bank Center ~ A Sami Show

Come shop with us at our Merry Mistletoe Marketplace, our biggest show of the year! See what the buzz is all about as you browse the aisles full of home and garden décor, jewelry, floral designs, woodcrafts, art, candles, gourmet foods, boutique clothing, fashionable accessories, unique gifts and more!

Show Hours & Admission

Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

Adults $7 - Kids 12 & under free

Bulldog Auto Detailing in Temple - Rev Up Your Engines

Hey Car Enthusiasts!

Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping experience because our next car meet is just around the corner! Join us at 2202 West Adams Ave, Temple, TX, on Saturday, November 25, for an unforgettable day of horsepower, sleek rides, and good vibes!

Date: Saturday, November 25

Location: 2202 West Adams Ave, Temple, TX

Spread the word, invite your friends, and let's make this car meet the talk of the town! See you there, ready to roll!

Santa Claus is coming to Schoepf's BBQ

Santa Claus is coming to Schoepf’s BBQ Saturday 11/25 11:30am-1:30pm. @myus105 will host a live remote. Bring your family and friends we will have a photographer on site taking pictures.

Painting with a Twist @ Bold Republic

Come join us for a fun night of Art & Beer as we get into the holiday spirit. Our host, Painting with a Twist, will guide you to paint a personalized sparkly ornament that will bring holiday cheer!

Tickets: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/man.../code/B642436D59095

Bold Republic Sing Along Bingo ~ Holiday Music

Happy Holidays Friends!! Bingo is fun! Beer is fun! Giving back to our community is JOYFUL!!!

As we count our blessings, it is a time to remember to give back to our community. No one does it better than West Temple, and we can't wait to make some Christmas dreams come true!!!!

We are happy to host the King Solomon Masonic Lodge #1427 for their annual BLUE SANTA TOY DRIVE, beginning at 6pm. Thanks to a wonderful sponsorship from Window Hero Exterior Cleaning Services, the bingo cards are FREE....when you bring a gift or make a donation to the toy drive.

This year we are having a special Sing Along Bingo with Matty, the host with the most!!! Bingo will begin at 7:30 like normal and the theme will be Holiday Music.

Please join us for a magical evening of fun and giving this First Friday in December!


Christmas on the Farm is a low-cost event for children and their families. The event offers over 40 fun activities for kids of all ages; mini hay rides, a petting zoo, games, live entertainment, and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Tickets are available at the event!

The evening’s events include a Live and Silent Auction featuring multiple unique and one-of-a-kind items, Dinner & and a Dance with many fun opportunities to support the scholarship fund. This event serves as a predominant Fundraiser for the Bell County Youth Fair Scholarship program. The scholarship program launched in 2007 and through this program, $725,500 in scholarship monies have been awarded in the last 15 years to 173 students in Bell County who participated in the Bell County Youth Fair. Scholarship amounts & and the selection processes are both specifically tailored to be life-changing for every recipient. The program targets those exceptional students who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. Scholarships totaling $90,000 & and ranging in amounts from $2,000 - $10,000 were awarded in May of 2022 to 23 deserving students. The Bell County Youth Fair is the largest County Fair in the State of Texas, showcasing the projects & and talents of students involved in 4-H, FFA & FCCLA Clubs and chapters from across the County. Projects ranging from livestock, metalwork, photography, cooking, woodworking, art & and textiles are exhibited throughout the run of the fair. The number of scholarship applicants continues to grow each year. All proceeds from this fundraiser are dispersed through this scholarship program and go directly into the hands of a well-deserving Bell County high school senior.

Scores Pizza & Wings

Join us in the courtyard to listen to Kristen Taylor bring us some great music from 7-10!

The Blackbird Books & Spirits ~ Harry Potter Trivia Night

Calling all Potter Heads on Tuesday, Dec. 5th! Wizarding World Trivia, Show us what you think you know! Free event, themed cocktails

Currently in its tenth year, this nationwide comedy tour has already hit 4000 venues across the country. The drinks are pretty good too!

Our comedy nights are filled with hilarious jokes from some of the best comedians in the industry. Come and enjoy a cold brew or wine while you laugh your worries away. This event will feature some of the funniest comedians in the country, who will have you in stitches with their hilarious jokes and witty humor so don't miss out on this unforgettable experience so join us for an unforgettable night of comedy, beer, wine, and good times!

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-brewery-comedy-tour-at-nolan-creek-tickets-748759649267?fbclid=IwAR0QXIRH_9_kj-eKxpKaBXO5TwafEBxmkpw-oRBbRx5fO3SFsTfdAMeyQ9c

Join the Hilton Garden Inn for Breakfast with Santa on December 9th & 10th from 7-9am! We will have a full buffet with specialty items available. Adults are $15, children 5-12 are $10 and children under 5 are free! Santa will be available for pictures, and he can't wait to hear your wishes too! Don't miss out on these magical mornings!

The Beltonian Theatre - Miracle on 34th Street

Each year we offer at least one true classic Christmas movie back on the BIG SCREEN! This year, for the first time, we are proud to offer Miracle on 34th Street (1947). Does Santa exist? We sure think so! Open all day every day Christmas and Thanksgiving Break.

Reserve your seats in advance by clicking on the BUY TICKETS button at the link below and show up at elast 30-45 minutes prior to the movie start time to avoid those pesky lines. Use our NEW APP you can download right onto your phone!


The Belton MK&T Depot & Katy - Holiday Market

You are cordially invited to the event of the year! The MK&T Depot Holiday Market features all of your favorite artisans and crafters, carolers, and more. Take Pictures with Santa, Grab a mulled cider, Get all your holiday shopping in one.



Tickets ON SALE NOW for Tom Segura's new tour is coming to Belton at the Cadence Bank Center on March 10th.

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