Historic and Scenic Cuero Offers Great Places to Shop and Play this Fall | Business
Cuero is the county seat of DeWitt and hosted the 175th anniversary weekend September 25-26 with âWeekend in Olde DeWittâ.
The celebration kicked off the evening of September 23 at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum with an opening reception for the âDeep in The Art of DeWitt Countyâ art exhibit showcasing the art of five DeWitt County artists. On September 25, the festivities started very early with the opening of the Mainstreet Farmers Market at 9 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony, performances, presentations, book readings, museum exhibits and much more throughout. of the day. The festivities then unfolded under the market pavilion with a medicine and dancing show late into the evening with a musical performance by the Moods. There was something for the whole family to enjoy. The weekend event ended on September 26 with a nice picnic at the old-fashioned church and choir singing. Members of local churches have been invited to bring picnics and gather at the First Presbyterian Church Pavilion.
October is a busy month around Cuero with many events and activities.
October 8-10 – Turkeyfest hosted its 49th annual festival with headliners Cory Morrow on Friday night and the Eli Young Band on Saturday along with other top musical talent throughout the weekend performing on two stages. Other artists included Tainted Heart, Magnifico 7, Chad Cooke Band, April Hall Band, Staudt Brothers, Kaitlin Butts, and Shane Smith and the Saints. Cuero’s own local artists included the Mitchell Crain Band, Justin Cooper Band, DJ Tony, and Total Entertainment’s DJs Shane and Renee. Other events included the famous Grand Gobbler gallop, barbecues for adults and children, a tractor pull, a carnival, a jalapenos tasting contest and much more. The weekend festivities were enjoyed by all ages. Thanks to the many sponsors, the town of Cuero and the Turkeyfest committee for organizing a great festival.
October 23 – Mainstreet will hold its last farmer’s market of the year as well as the HOWL-O-WEEN animal parade to help raise funds for Pet Adoptions of Cuero. Visit www.cueromainstreet.com for more information.
October 23 – The DeWitt County Boys & Girls Club will perform Disney’s âThe Little Mermaidâ at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center in Cuero. For more information on tickets, contact www.bgcdco.org.
October 24 – St. Michael’s Catholic School will hold its annual Fall Festival with a live, silent auction, lunch, fun games and cake walks. For more information, visit www.stmschoolcuero.org.
October 28 – The Cuero Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Tailgate Fun After Five under the Main Street pavilion along with a raffle for a chance to win one of the many coolers filled with great prizes. Go to www.cuero.org for more information.
October 30 – From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lifeway Baptist Church will host its annual fall festival featuring free game and craft kiosks, family photo booths, popcorn and snow cones. Chopped barbecue sandwiches will be available for purchase. Go to www.lifewaycuero.tv for more information.
The Cuero Chamber of Commerce welcomes new chamber members to Hummingbird Occupational Therapy, Countryside Electric, Classy B’s Boutique and Cuero Lube & Tire. Congratulations to September’s Business of the Month, Energy Waste, and to October’s Business of the Month, Cuero Country Club. Visit our website at www.cuero.org for more information and to consult our member directory.
We hope you visit us this fall and winter and enjoy all that Cuero has to offer.
Angie Cuellar is the executive director of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce.