May 2-6 – Chamber Event – Tourism Week – Join us each day at a different location!
Monday – Vintage Grill & Car Museum @202 Fort Worth Hwy.– 11:00 am - tour
Tuesday – Doss Heritage @1400 Texas Drive -10:00 am and Museum of the Americas @216 Fort Worth Hwy. - 10:30 am – tours
Wednesday – Rose Garden Cottage @212 E. Lee – 11:00 am tour
Thursday – Greenwood Farms @2390 Greenwood Road– 4:30 pm
Friday – Sweet Springs Winery @215 North Main – 4:00 pm
May 3 – Chamber Event – GOOGLE - Let’s Put Weatherford on the Map – 8:30-9:30 am
Bring your laptop! Breakfast provided. No cost to attend but seating is limited so please register by calling the Chamber at 817-596-3801. Presented by SBDC Tarleton State University and SBA. Topics include: Being found on Google, Being sure your business information is up-to-date, Business Account access, ownership and verification. Held at Fairfield Inn & Suites, 175 Alford Drive.
May 4 –Chamber Event –Bowie Drive Animal Hospital Ribbon Cutting–10:00 am
824 South Bowie Drive.
May 5 – WISD Education Foundation Golf Tournament – 11:30 am to 6:00 pm
The WISD Education Foundation's annual golf tournament is a tradition in our community! Join us in a day of golfing, socializing, and FUN that supports our WISD teachers and students. Our multiple levels of sponsorship allows your organization to advertise at a level that best fits your needs. Donations of silent auction items and golf goodies are also welcome. Canyon West Golf Course, 160 Club House Drive. Contact Charlotte LaGrone at 817-596-4653.
May 6-8 – Greenwood Farm Horse Trials – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Join us for a horse triathlon. Each horse & rider pair competes in 3 tests: dressage, stadium jumping, and cross-country jumping. Food and tack vendors. Free Admission. Volunteers welcome. Contact: Christie Tull at 817-599-8159. 2100 Greenwood Road.
May 6 – National Public Garden Day at Clark Gardens – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Clark Gardens invites you to celebrate National Public Gardens Day. They will be conducting historical guided walking tours at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Walk alongside a trained docent as they share the Clark Gardens love story. At Noon, Carol Welch, Parker County Master Gardener, will present a class on Shade Gardening in North Central Texas. Free free to bring your own lunch and picnic in the garden for this special day! General admission fees apply. There is no charge for the tours or the Shade Garden presentation. Clark Gardens, 567 Maddux Rd. www.clarkgardens.org Contact Lauren Wright: 940-682-4856
May 6 – National Public Garden Day at Chandor Gardens –10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Chandor Gardens will be giving away a free "Natchez" Crape Myrtle to the first 50 guests. Chandor Gardens is located in the heart of Weatherford's Historic District, this 4-acre, 13 room garden was built from 1936-1953 by renowned portait artist Douglas Chandor. Uniquely blending classic European and tradional Chinese styles, the garden features 11 water elements, a bowling green, a labryinth, statuary, and fanciful stone structures. The 5,600 square foot home is available for viewing as well. http://www.ci.weatherford.tx.us/170/Chandor-Gardens. Contact: Steven Chamblee at 817-613-1700 or Chandor Gardens is located at: 711 W. Lee.
May 7 – Welcome Home Parade – American Legion Post – 10:00 am
Our Vietnam Veterans and their families are invited to a Welcome Home Parade. Parade begins at the 9th Grade Center on South Main Street. Line up begins at 8:00 am. Applications available at the Chamber. Contact: Vaughn Oliver at 817-550-6012, Ron Chandler at 817-223-8926.
May 10 – Chamber Event - Tourism Committee Meeting – 8:30 am
Fairfield Inn & Suites @175 Alford Drive.
May 10 – Chamber Event -Freedom House Transitional Housing Ribbon Cutting–10:00 am
1152 Camelia Street.
May 10 - Chamber Event: Spring Swing Golf Tournament- 1:00 pm
Join us for the Annual Spring Swing! Contact Landace Ortiz for more information: 817-596-3801. Held at SugarTree Golf Course.
May 11 – Chamber Event – QuickHeart Cheerful Directions Ribbon Cutting – 10:30 am
at the Chamber.
May 12 – Chamber Event – Wild Bird Center of Weatherford Ribbon Cutting – 10:00 am
at 325 Adams Drive (next to Cici’s Pizza).
May 12 – Taste of Parker County – 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Don’t miss this popular fundraising event with great food from all your favorites! Held at Canyon West Golf Course. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Contact: Brent Baker, 817-598-6275, www.tasteofparkercounty.com Tickets available at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce.
May 13 – Chamber Event - YBL Luncheon – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Lunch and Guest Speaker. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP required. Held at Mader Bagley State Farm, 1916 Martin Drive.
May 13 – Chamber Event – Heritage Park Amphitheater Ribbon Cutting – 6:00 pm
Heritage Park off Santa Fe. Concert too!
May 14 – 2nd Annual Splash & Dash – Healthy Woman – 8:30 am
Join us for a 1 mile family walk/run. Registration at 7:45 am, warm up at 8:15 am. $10 for Pre-registration fee, $15 on the day of, includes a t-shirt. Walk ends with a splash in the water. Held at Splash Kingdom Wild West located at 1001 Cinema Drive. Contact: Natalie Waskel at 682-582-1757.
May 17 –Chamber Event –Verizon Communication Connections Ribbon Cutting–10:30 am
200 S. Oakridge.
May 18 – Chamber Event – After Hours Mixer at Iron Skillet – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Bring your business cards, join us for networking and door prizes. No RSVP required. Iron Skillet Restaurant is located at 2001 Santa Fe Drive.
May 19 – Chamber Event –The Dermatology Spot Ribbon Cutting – 4:00 pm
Dr. Elaine Miller’s new office is located at 1841 Martin Drive. Open House from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
May 20 – Chamber Membership Lunch– Leadership Weatherford Graduation – 11:30 am
Guest Speaker Kent Hutchison will be talking about leadership. Networking event open to all Chamber Members. NO COST to attend thanks to our meal sponsor Southwest AutoGroup but RSVP is required. Call the Chamber at: 817-596-3801. Held at NorthSide Baptist Church, Youth room.
May 20-21 – Weatherford Antique Fair – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A creative blending of antiques, vintage and repurposed treasures. Admission is $3.00 to benefit the Pythian Children’s Home. Now accepting vendor applications. Contact Mitzi North at 817-680-7420 or ; or Corky at: 817-269-7443, For more info. visit: www.weatherfordantiquefair.com 1825 Bankhead Drive.
May 24 – Chamber Event – AirMedCare Ribbon Cutting – 10:30 am
South lot of Heritage Park on Santa Fe.
May 31 – Chamber Event – Business Development Meeting – 8:30 am
Contact Peggy Hutton for more information about this group. Held at Short Chef Coffee Bar & Bistro, 120 College Avenue.
July 9 – Chamber Event – 32nd Annual Parker County Peach Festival– 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford. Admission is only $5 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased in advance for a discounted price of $4 at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce office at 401 Fort Worth Highway. Sponsorships are now available. Contact Landace Ortiz for more information or visit our website: www.weatherford-chamber.com