March 2 – Chamber Event – Lumin ER Ribbon Cutting – 4:00 pm
709 S. Main
March 3 – Chamber Event – Shirley Hall Middle School Groundbreaking – 4:00 pm
Corner of Longhorn Drive and Bowie Drive.
March 4 – Chamber Event – First National Bank Groundbreaking - 3:00 pm
Corner of Fort Worth Hwy. & Cinema Drive, Hudson Oaks.
March 4-6 – First Monday Trade Days – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
At Heritage Park on Santa Fe. Contact City of Weatherford Special Events: 817-598-4124.
March 5 – 2016 Weatherford Christian Lion’s 2016 Gala – 6:00 pm
The 2016 Weatherford Christian School Lion’s Gala will take place at New River Fellowship with award winning Christian recording artist and songwriter, Nicole C. Mullen as the featured entertainer and keynote speaker. This event has become one of the largest fundraisers held in Parker County and features incredible items and getaways in our silent, super silent and live auctions. Dinner by Reata Restaurant as well as FREE Valet Parking, compliments of Roger Williams Automall. Tickets, tables and sponsorships are still available and can be reserved by contacting Director of Development, Leslie Chalmers at 817-596-7807 ext. 327 or or e-mail:
March 5 – Indians of Texas – A Look Back in Time – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
This exhibit presents an overview of cultures from the Stone Age to the present. Exhibit runs through July 30. Museum of the Americas, 216 Fort Worth Hwy. For more info: 817-341-8668.
March 8 – Chamber Event – Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
Call Peggy Hutton for more information about this committee. Held at Fairfield Inn & Suites 175 Alford Drive.
March 8 – Chamber Event – Karen Hinton – RGP Realty Group Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber
March 8 – Senior Circle 9th Anniversary Celebration – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Event is free but you must have a ticket to attend. Pinata, Costume Contest, Door Prizes. Catering by Rio Mambo. Held at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main. Please call for a ticket: 682-582-1751 or e-mail
March 9 – Chamber Event – NETWORK NOW After Hours Mixer – 4:00 pm
NETWORK NOW is an after hour mixer for Weatherford Chamber members to do one-on-one networking. Bring your business cards & door prizes. Santa Fe Terra will provide the refreshments. This is a come and go mixer. Held at Santa Fe Terra, 410 Palo Pinto.
March 10 – Chamber Event – Mac Smith Attorney Ribbon Cutting - 10:00 am
121 Dallas Avenue.
March 10 – 31 Reasons to Celebrate in Weatherford – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Join us for a Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Sundae Bar plus other fun food and beverages. Celebrating the Solis/Weatherford partnership 1-Year Anniversary. Plus Solis Mammography celebrates its 30-year Anniversary. The first 31 guests to arrive will receive a fun surprise! Take a tour of Dr. Amelia Gunter’s newly completed breast surgery offices! 914 Foster Lane. For more info., contact: Cindy Sprague at 817-304-4629.
March 11 – Chamber Event – Breakfast Before Business – 7:30 am
Join us for networking, a light breakfast, and our program. No cost to attend but please RSVP by March 9. Held at Chandor Gardens, 711 W. Lee.
March 11 – Chamber Event - Young Business Leaders Lunch – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
We look forward to seeing you at the Young Business Leaders March Luncheon! Our guest speaker this month is Sean Vanderveer, founding member of the North Texas Young Professionals. Sean will be sharing his passion on why it is important to invest in and revitalize small downtown historical communities. YBL looks to learn the ins and outs of business and get insight into becoming leaders in our community. If you feel you fit in this group, you are encouraged to attend the events to be held each month. Lunch will be catered and will cost $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Reservations and payment can be made by calling 817-596-3801 or email Held at Mader Bagley State Farm, 1916 Martin Drive.
March 12 – Chamber Event - Art in Action – Noon to 4:00 pm
This event is open to the public. Some of the artists will be competing for cash prizes while others are just participating for exposure of their art. Categories of art include: wood, metal, fiber, 3 dimensional mixed media, painting, glass, leather, ceramics and others. Applications are online at: www.weatherford-chamber.com Deadline to submit an application and payment is Feb. 26. Our future “Artists in Action” will have the opportunity to design their own souvenir. T-shirts and art supplies to color on the shirts are $10. Shirts will be available in sizes 2T to Adult XXL. Join us for the fun! Held at the Weatherford Farmer’s Market, 217 Fort Worth Hwy. Contact: Peggy Hutton at 817-596-3801.
March 12 – Flippin Fun 5K & Dog Jog – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join us for the Flippin Fun 5K & Dog Jog presented by TRT Booster Club. We are having a run and a family fun day. Run the 5K or take your best friend for a leisurely one mile jog or do both! Then stop by our kid-friendly vendor fair, bounce houses or adopt a dog of your own at Parker Paws adoption event. TRT Booster Club is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization, proceeds benefit the members that compete in USAG and TAAF for The Rock Team Gymnastics.Contact: Christine Collins at 817-917-8535,
https://sites.google.com/site/trtboosterfundraising/flippin-fun-5k-dog-jogEvent held at Heritage Park, 315 Santa Fe Drive.
March 15 – Chamber Event – My Life Toolbox Ribbon Cutting - 11:00 am
313 Clear Lake Lane.
March 16 – Chamber Event – OutLaunched.com Ribbon Cutting – 11:00 am
at the Chamber.
March 19, 25-26 – The Passover Experience – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Experience HIStory...Learn the origins and celebrations of the Passover, in which Jesus participated at his Last Supper. Outdoor Walking Tours, Casual Walking Shoes Recommended. Tickets and more information: 800-489-1950, www.PassoverExperience.com
Capernaum 1st Century Village, 10700 FM 920, Weatherford
- Guided Tours of live interactive drama in the Path of Plagues and Jerusalem Village.
- Self-Guided Tours of The Majestic Statue Garden
- Marketplace that includes food vendors: Texas Burger, Rosa's Cafe, BBQ
- View new production set and sample special effects.
- The Mission Reality Experience
- Seder Meal Experience located across the road, tickets sold separately
March 22 – Chamber Event – Business Development Meeting – 8:30 to 9:30 am
At Short Chef Creations, 120 College Avenue. For more info., contact: Peggy Hutton.
March 24 – Chamber Event – Short Chef Coffee House & Bistro Ribbon Cutting - 11:00 am
120 College Avenue.
March 23 – Little Black Dress Fashion Show & Luncheon – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Hosted by United Way of Parker County. The doors will open at 11:30 am. The event will feature a lunch catered by Sundance Club and local celebrities modeling fashions from Parker County boutiques. Table sponsorships are available for $500 or $1,000 and individual tickets are $50. United Way of Parker County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to community impact. The mission of UWPC is to improve lives and build a stronger healthier community. Proceeds from the Little Black Dress Luncheon & Fashion Show will help us continue to fund local community based non-profits. Please contact Executive Director, Susan Sodek at or call 817-596-5986 for more information. Held at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Clubhouse, 2201 Mineral Wells Hwy.
More Upcoming Events…
April 21 – Chamber Event – Spring Swing Golf Tournament – 1:00 pm
Join us for the Annual Spring Swing! Sign up as a Team or Individual. Sponsorships available. Contact Landace Ortiz for more information: 817-596-3801. Held at SugarTree Golf Club, 251 SugarTree Drive, Lipan.