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Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and Tourism of Cuero | Company

Summer heat is no joke, and neither is summer in Cuero.

Things have heated up here in Cuero. The Cuero Chamber of Commerce welcomes several new businesses in May and early June. Our newest members are DJ’s & Margaritas, Mission Valley Drone Services, Cuero Walmart, Zengerle Medical Clinic, League of Women Voters SCTX, Balloon People Texas, Amherst Residential Manufacturing, La Flor Ice Cream, and The Green Cow Creamery. Business of the Month was featured at The Petal Express, a charming family boutique, full-service florist and event planner offering the latest styles, floral arrangements and event coordination for weddings, birthdays, graduations and corporate events.

The Miss Cuero Court held their first mother/daughter tea party at the Chisholm Trail English German School House on Sunday June 5. The event was sold out and proceeds were donated to Cuero’s Pet Adoption.

Cuero’s Stay

The town of Cuero will launch its Stay-cation events the first week of June. Every Wednesday in June, the Municipal Library will offer special programs for children and every Thursday, the Municipal Parks Department will organize events for families in the municipal park. Join us for “Movies on the Knoll” at Dust in the Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy a movie under the stars. Movie nights will take place on June 24, July 15, 29 and August 12. There will also be free pool and splashpad days on June 9, July 4 and August 4. The 4th of July will be the annual Independence Day fireworks celebration in the Cuero Park. For more information, visit the City of Cuero website at cityofcuero.com.

June Art Month

Cuero Main Street hosts June Art Month. Local artists will display their artwork at local businesses and at the Cuero Heritage Museum. Celebrate Art Month on June 17 in the Market Pavilion and show off your karaoke skills with Shane and Renee.

Sports camps

Cuero ISD offers a variety of sports camps for students starting the week after leaving school. For more information on these events, visit the Cuero ISD website at cueroisd.org.

farmers market

Be sure to stop by the downtown Cuero sur Main Farmer’s Market on the fourth Saturday of every month and pick up some organic produce. Other items include eggs, meat, preserves, plants, wine, crafts and more. The Farmer’s Market is a program of the City of Cuero’s Main Street Department and is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 200 block of East Main Street, just outside of City Hall. Buy local, buy fresh.

Turkeyfest Ruby Selection

On Saturday, July 23, join Ruby Begonia and her racing team in downtown Cuero to rally Ruby, enjoy live music from KB’s BBQ and 5D Travelin’ Tavern. Cuero’s team will practice racing a few turkeys and select the best bird to take on the Paycheck bird of Worthington, Minnesota in September. Then again for the 50th annual Turkeyfest on Saturday October 8th.

Cuero World Series

Now is the time to start warming up for the 14th annual World Series of Cuero Texas Hold ‘Em event. The event will once again take place at The Venue on Church Street on Saturday, August 6, with lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top ten places. Proceeds from the event help fund scholarships for Cuero High School graduates. For more information, visit the Chamber’s website at cuero.org or call 361-275-2112.

Enjoy summer in Cuero. Visit the wading pool and pool at Cuero Municipal Park, shop at our local boutiques, dine at delicious restaurants, and explore one of our four museums. Make Cuero part of your stay this summer.

Angela Cuellar is the executive director of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce.