Schulenburg, Texas 2024 Spring/Summer

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The small city of Schulenburg is located in the heart of Texas and considered “Halfway to Everywhere,” literally. It is approximately 100 miles east of San Antonio, 100 miles west of Houston, 60 miles southeast of Austin and 60 miles north of Victoria, 240 miles from Dallas and 300 miles from Brownsville. For a small community, Schulenburg has a treasure trove of things to do and see.

Plan to stay a few days to experience everything Schulenburg has to offer. If you have an appetite for some ethnic food, you can have sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, bierocks, kolaches, or klobasnikys. And on the weekend Schulenburg really rocks. There are several entertainment venues that provide food and live music. Be sure to pack your dancing boots! Our local wineries, near-by breweries and country stores have just about any kind of refreshment for both the young and the young-at-heart.

While you are visiting us please take the opportunity to delve into our unique local history by visiting the Schulenburg Historical Museum. It chronicles the town’s rise from a train stop to the bustling community it is today. On December 31, 2023 our community celebrated her 150th Birthday. We had a wonderful Sesquicentennial Celebration in downtown Schulenburg with music and dancing, a lighted Christmas Parade and even Santa joined in the festivities! Another museum to visit is the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum that offers interactive and static exhibits. Of course, you don’t want to miss playing with the remote aircraft at Stanzel’s. And don’t miss the Texas Polka Music Museum where you learn about the music the immigrants brought to the area in the 1800s.

An important question to ask is “Have You Painted Yet?” Schulenburg is “The Official Home of the Painted Churches,” a name given to us by the Texas State Legislature in 2005. The five churches that sit in tiny hamlets in the countryside around Schulenburg were built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s by immigrants. The parishioners wanted to emulate the beautiful cathedrals of their home countries. As a result, the churches are resplendent with stenciling, gold leaf, tromp l’oeil, and stained glass. When you step through their doors you feel as if you have crossed the ocean to the shores of Europe. The Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce offers guided tours of these beauties so that you can learn about the history, the art, and the symbolism in each of them.

Welcome to Schulenburg. Here at the Greater Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce office, we would be glad to be of service to you.

Victoria Frederick Reporter Natalie Staley Reporter/Photographer Brooke Ligues, Molly Olivarez, Debbie Harrison Sales Associate Contributors Terri Wagner, Debbie Preece Editorial - 979-725-3080 Advertising/Circulation - 979-451-0826 406 W. Main Street, STE 105 Weimar, Texas 78962 Printed in Mexico © 2024 Trips Publications, LLC. All rights reserved. The Schulenburg, Texas magazine is produced and published by Texas-based Trips Publications, a publisher with a focus on small towns throughout Texas. To view all of the towns in the Trips Publications family, visit or call 979-725-3080 to request copies. Michelle Banse Stokes Partner/Publisher Lori Olivarez-Ligues Partner/Sales Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce 618 North Main Street Schulenburg, Texas 78956 979-743-4514 |
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Explore Historical Schulenburg

Schulenburg, Texas is called a “railroad town,” “halfway to everywhere,” the “musician town,” “home of the painted churches,” “gateway to the rolling hills” and many others. It was founded when the Galveston, Houston and San Antonio Railway reached here in 1873. At that time, the many people in the communities of Lyons and High Hill moved to the new railroad town of Schulenburg.


Schulenburg was named after Louis Schulenburg, who donated the land for the city. The community was granted a post office in 1874 and incorporated in 1875. Before the town of Schulenburg was born, English, German, Czech and other European citizens settled this area, bringing with them their religion beliefs, tools and way of life.

Another land donor, John Christian Baumgarten Sr., was one of the original “Forty-eighters” from Germany. Baumgarten built a cottonseed-crushing plant in the community and also operated a lumberyard, planing mill, sash and door factory, and cotton gin. In 1883, he opened the Schulenburg Oil Mill, which manufactured Baumgarten Process Allison Flour from cottonseed.

In 1884, the community had 1,000 inhabitants, two churches, a bank, schools, thirteen general stores, and four saloons. Schulenburg had electric lights by 1896, and in 1900, the community had 1,149 inhabitants. By 1914, it had Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, and Methodist churches and the G. E. Ruhmann plant, which manufactured steel furnaces and wire goods.

The population of the town rose to 1,246 in 1920, 1,640 in 1930, and 1,970 in 1940. In 1945 Schulenburg had 112 businesses, including two manufacturing companies, three cotton gins, a machine shop, and the Stanzel Company—a model airplane factory. Today you can learn more about the Stanzel Company at the Stanzel Museum in Schulenburg.

The population of the town continued to increase in the postwar period, reaching 2,207 in 1960, 2,347 in 1980, and 2,455 in 1990. The population was 2,699 in 2000 and 2,945 in 2015.

Schulenburg has a rich musical heritage, especially polka music, and has had several orchestras. You can learn more at the Texas Polka Music Museum.

This photo showcases downtown Schulenburg in February of 1895.



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Must see sites in Schulenburg


SCHULENBURG HISTORICAL MUSEUM - Historic artifacts of the development of Schulenburg are on display. The Schulenburg Historical Museum was established by John and Karen Wolters. John is the greatgrandson of Robert A. Wolters who started a mercantile business in Schulenburg and became one of its more prominent citizens. The building housing the current museum exhibits was the old Wolters Mercantile built in the early 1900s. The museum has been housed in this building since 1988 at the largesse of the Wolters family, but in December 2014 the Wolters estate gift-deeded the current building, and the building next door, to the museum.

631 N. Main St. | 979-743-2403 |

TEXAS POLKA MUSIC MUSEUM - The Texas Polka Music Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of polka music in Texas by honoring Texas polka bands and musicians of Czech, German and Polish ancestry. Texas polka DJ’s are also honored for their contribution to preserving polka music.

712 Lyons Ave. | 979-743-4752 |

From top, Schulenburg Historical Museum; Texas Polka Music Museum.

STANZEL MODEL AIRCRAFT MUSEUM - Guided tours give schools and visitors insight into the world of Stanzel Model Aircraft. Docents gladly share their knowledge of the exhibits in the three museums. The tour begins with a multimedia presentation showing the history of flight and how it passionately influenced Victor and Joe Stanzel. Tour the Main Museum where exhibits include static and interactive displays exploring the Stanzels’ love of flight. Next door, enter the Factory Wing and learn about the development and manufacturing of model aircraft during the modern mid-century, the peak period of Stanzel production and a dramatic era of aviation and rocket technology evolution. Then cross the museum complex grounds to the Stanzel family homestead where Grandma and Grandpa Stanzel kept a tidy, turn-of-the-century home. The restored farmhouse is complete with late-1800’s furnishings.

311 Baumgarten St. | 979-743-6559

WOLTERS PARK - Wolters Park is a large city park with a large pavilion, barbecue pits, picnic tables, swimming pool, playground and Turner Hall. Turner Hall is a large historical building built in 1886. The Schulenburg Festival is held on these grounds every year. See page 26 for the calendar of events and more information on what’s happening at Wolters Park. 1103 Bohlmann Street

POTTER COUNTRY STORE - Whether salted, coated in sugar, or baked into delicious pies, cookies or fudge, nothing says Texas like freshly-picked pecans. That’s why at Potter Country Store they grow their own pecans at their family-owned orchards in Schulenburg. Online ordering is also available. 706 North US Highway 77 | 877-743-2660

From top, Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum; Wolter’s Park; Potter Country Store.
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Momma’s at Sengelmann Hall


Garrett Pettit in the front entrance bar area of Sengelmann Hall.

Sengelmann Hall in downtown Schulenburg is hard to miss due to its impressive size and architecture. Built in 1894, this historical dance hall has been restored to its original glory and today is a destination for both foodies and music lovers alike.

This local hotspot honors its Texas/ German heritage, as well as offering Garrett Pettit a way to continue his family legacy.

“I graduated from Schulenburg High School in 1980,” said Garrett of Momma’s at Sengelmann. “My mother and I opened Momma’s Pizza Kitchen when I was 13-years-old in a building down the street. I am 62-years-old now so I’ve been doing this for almost 50 years.”

And although Garrett didn’t stick around Schulenburg, his hometown did manage to call him back eventually.

“I was living in Austin and working at a Mexican food place,” added Garrett. “A friend of mine called and said, ‘Hey, there’s this place opening called Sengelmann Hall. Do you want to come and work?’ I helped him get things up and running and then went back to Austin. I permanently moved back to Schulenburg in 2011. I gave Momma’s Pizza a facelift and took over the business. Then the owner of Sengelmann Hall called me and said, ‘Hey, this is hard. I don’t want to do this anymore. Do you have any desire to do it?’ I said, ‘Yeah, what the heck. I’ll come in and see if I can find some help and we’ll see how it is. And that was 2012. And here I am.”

Garrett has continued to honor his family legacy through the tried-andtrue menu at Momma’s, while also adding some favorite dishes from his childhood.

“Mother and I started with pizzas,” continued Garrett. “The kitchen was literally as big as this rug, you know. When we moved to the Von Minden Hotel building, we started having a weekly buffet, along with fried fish, chicken fried steak, chicken fried chicken and stuff like that. A lot of the recipes that I brought with me were my mother’s and my grandmother’s. Soon we started adding stuff that I liked.

Above, imagine a fun night of music with this incredible period style backdrop on the Sengelmann Hall stage in the main dining room.


“My grandmother was an avid fisherwoman. We would go down to the coast, fish all day and later she cooked shrimp, fish, crab and deliciousness,” he reminisced. “So I brought her recipes over.”

In addition to the food, Momma’s at Sengelmann is known far and wide as a lively music venue.

“Most Wednesday nights we don’t have a cover charge,” said Garrett. “On Wednesday night we have local artists or people that are on the way up from Nashville and places like that. On occasion, we’ll have a bigger name band with a cover charge. Those are fun nights. They’ll eat, drink and everybody has a good time.”

Whether they come for good food and drinks, live music or both, Garrett is happy to be a part of the long history of this venue. “We’re still here and we’re still trucking along. It makes for a great story … a wonderful story.”

Momma’s at Sengelmann is located at 531 North Main Street and online at

From top, Garrett shares a historic photo of the bar; the entrance and bar are charming and quaint, the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail or two. Above, Momma’s Pizza is still served at Sengelmann Hall.
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Tenth Frame Bowl

Walking into Tenth Frame Bowl is an experience that brings you back to the bowling alleys of your youth. The sound of pins crashing, the aroma of grilled burgers and the feeling of slick, hardwood lanes takes you back in time. Nostalgia for the bowling alley he frequented as a boy is what brought Eddie Faith, along with his wife Amy, to purchase the business in 2022.

“We were actually bowling in the Friday night league when we heard that it was for sale,” Eddie began. “I talked to Amy and we bought it.”

And it was Amy’s confidence in her husband’s experience that got her on board.

“He already knew the gist of how to run a bowling alley, how to run the back … all about it,” added Amy. “He has a lot of history here.”

A Schulenburg native, Eddie has fond memories of his time in the lanes.

“I grew up two blocks from here and was probably one of the first ones to come in here and bowl,” Eddie shared. “I remember the kids league and growing up, in the late 80s and early 90s, we had all our friends here. We rode our bikes and came to listen to the jukebox, bowl and play pool. I also worked here when I was 14 or 15. I loved working here. I loved bowling and I was very good at it.”

From top, Trips Publications’ own Natalie Staley plays a game while on assignment at Tenth Frame Bowl; orange you going to come bowl with us? Bowling balls are waiting for you to come give them a roll down the lanes.


There’s a lot of local talent around here

After the couple signed off on their new venture, many questioned if there would be updates or renovations to the place.

“We wanted to keep it like it was when it was built in 1985,” Eddie continued. “I didn’t want to change that feeling but we had to repair some things here and there. We also installed TV screens. I would love to get neon lights for the kids and hopefully we can have a kids league. We’ve hosted some teen nights in the summer that were fun. Our main goal is to aim towards kids because there is not much for them to do in Schulenburg. We’re trying to create a fun, safe space for them.”

A big part of the fun also comes in the form of live music either in adjoining Adolf’s Bar or the expansive outdoor patio.

“We do live country music on Saturdays,” said Eddie. “There’s a lot of local talent around here.”

And although the tunes draw a crowd, music-lovers aren’t the only ones walking through the doors.

“Bowling, concessions, a full-bar, video games, pool tables and live music … it’s a nice night out and everybody can have fun,” said Amy. “It feels like everybody knows each other when they come in here on a Friday or Saturday night and that’s a really good feeling. We know we’ve made a really good impact when we recognize a lot of return customers but we also see a lot of new faces all the time.”

Tenth Frame Bowl

are located at 233 College Street and online at

and Adolf’s Bar From top, Tenth Frame owners Amy and Eddie Faith; come grab a pair of these beauties and bowl a few rounds; the staff at Adolf’s are always ready with an ice cold beer.

The Texan

Convenience stores are to Texas like cowboy boots are to a rodeo – an essential and iconic part of the experience. Whether you’re in the bustling urban centers or the vast expanses of the Lone Star State, these stores offer everything from snacks and drinks to fuel and friendly conversations. They symbolize the Texas spirit of convenience, hospitality, and a place where locals and travelers alike can grab a quick bite, fill up their tanks, and soak in a bit of that unmistakable Texas charm.

One of the quickly growing chains of such stores is The Texan, an establishment designed to be a destination rather than just a pit stop along the way. Founded in 2008 by Pete and Patricia Dlugosch, who recognized such a need in their hometown for a one stop shop of good food, great service, and overall ease of shopping experience. This chain has exploded with 15 current and upcoming locations across the

region. Once it found its way to Schulenburg in September of 2022, the company saw its 10th store opening and has brought with it the perfect addition to a community that finds itself between several major cities.

The convenience of food and drinks makes any venture inside these doors worthwhile. In a mood for barbecue, pizza, tacos? How about a quick snack of pecans, ice cream, or kolaches? All can be found inside with an expansive menu of options. Often with beckons of free samples to help sway your tastebuds even more. One of the more unique features of this location is the food truck parked outside. The Texan’s very own mobile kitchen offers specialty items not found inside. We hear the unique Texan Burger “takes the cake,” and has quite the following.


A true one stop shop selection can’t be complete without a bit of shopping as well.

Be it travelers looking to gear up for those venturing into the Texan wilderness, or local hunters or fishermen looking for bait and supplies. Or even that home décor piece that catches your eye while walking up to the register. It transforms into an experience, catering to the needs and interests of both customers on the road and in town.

What makes The Texan in Schulenburg really stand out from other similar stores is that it truly embraces the Texas spirit. Here you’ll find beautiful facilities, clean bathrooms, and expansive menu of both cooked to order meals and snack options within. In addition, The Texan a staunch supporter of local businesses. By actively promoting and collaborating with nearby establishments and brands, the store becomes a platform for local entrepreneurs to showcase their goods. This not only bolsters the community economy but also introduces customers to unique and distinctive products.

In essence, The Texan in Schulenburg is a place to check out while passing through; it’s a community hub that celebrates the Texas spirit through diverse offerings, festive events, and unwavering support for local businesses. It embodies the essence of convenience, hospitality, and the unmistakable charm that defines Texas.

The Texan is located at 25 North Kessler Avenue and online at

Facing page, patrons are greeted with a wide selection of specialty items at The Texan; above, from left, warm, sugared pecans are a favorite snack; a variety of fresh bakery items tempt every tastebud.
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E&S Fashion Shop

In the heart of any small town, dreams can often be overshadowed by the hustle of daily life. But Esther Toro has shown that hard work can turn a childhood dream into a literal fashion queen. For the past twelve years, her boutique E&S Fashion Shop has been a community staple and has entranced its customers with a curated collection of elegant and cutting-edge trends. From timeless dresses that never go out of style, to avant-garde pieces that bring forth a new age of clothing, E&S Fashion Shop has become a haven for those seeking not just a wardrobe update but a unique shopping experience.

Amid a child’s imagination and all the places it takes them, Esther found herself around the age of 6, already tempted by her entrepreneur spirit. She would often tell her mother, “I want to work in a store one day,” and would make up various shopping scenarios. Coupled with her creative mind and some help from a toy cash register (gifted from her hard-working mother,) her life’s path would begin to unfold, and continue a path that leads this successful woman to where she is today.

Starting in high school, Esther dedicated herself to a career in retail, working her way up in various roles within all avenues of customer service and other industries. She gained experience, most notably from two decades as a cashier in a local restaurant. Showcasing her work ethic and commitment to her dreams in 2012, an idea sparked in her mind. The long-awaited time finally arrived for Esther to open a store of her own.

Above, curated collections are displayed according to color, cut, size and style at E&S Fashion Shop in Schulenburg.

Despite holding down her cashier job, Esther tirelessly worked to set up her first boutique in a small property adjacent to her home. Working one job during the day and then managing her store at night quickly grew the business. So much so that the demand was overwhelming, with lines forming at the door even before she officially opened each day. In 2014, she took the plunge and inaugurated her current boutique, E&S Fashion Shop, a cherished homage named for herself and her daughter Selina.

E&S Fashion Shop has become a local gem, offering a diverse range of clothes, jewelry, purses, and the popular Zenana Boutique brand, all at very affordable prices. With the full support of her family both inside and outside the store, there is no end in sight to the growth happening within these walls. But what sets E&S Fashion Shop apart is Esther’s unique approach to stocking her store. Rather than blindly following trends, she relies on her deep understanding of her customers’ preferences. “I go by what my customers want – they tell me what they like,” says Esther. This customer-centric philosophy has attracted new patrons continuously, with people even traveling from the surrounding cities to experience this local charm.

The boutique has become synonymous with surprises and delights, with Esther being known for her captivating window displays. Her efforts were recognized when she won both the best window display award in town in 2022, as well as the highly recognized award for the Best Women’s Clothing Store. Those two achievements set up the year 2024 in a great way! Looking ahead, Esther is excited about expanding several areas of the store, one being the addition of mother-daughter matching outfits, no doubt a blooming trend and an homage to the name itself. “It’s always a surprise in here,” she smiles, embodying the spirit of E&S Fashion Shop. Customers often express their admiration by exclaiming, “That’s my boutique!” a phrase that reflects the strong sense of community and connection Esther has fostered.

Ester continues to engage with her customers through social media, using Facebook to stay connected and reach new audiences. As E&S Fashion Shop thrives, Esther Toro’s story stands as a testament to the power of perseverance, passion, and the fulfillment of childhood dreams.

E&S Fashion Shop is located at 615 Summit Street and online on Facebook. Bottom right, E&S owner Esther Toro sets up the displays at her boutique in downtown Schulenburg. Esther is constantly striving to meet her customer’s wants and needs with her diverse product selections.
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Home of the Painted Churches

The Painted Churches open to the public are located in the communities of Dubina, High Hill, and Ammannsville. The communities of St. John and Moravia have two additional Painted Churches. These are only available for viewing on a guided tour. The churches appear unassuming as you approach them, but as you enter the front doors prepare to have your breath taken away by the incredible beauty found inside.

A tour unlike any other. Schulenburg’s Painted Church Historic Tour is one of the top destinations in the world!

The churches are all active and do conduct services on Saturdays and Sundays. You may tour the churches

Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but please be respectful of any events or services that you may encounter.

To book a guided tour of the Painted Churches or for more information, please call (979) 743-4514.

Above, Sts. Cyril & Methodious Catholic Church in Dubina; middle, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. John; bottom and cover, Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Moravia. PHOTOS BY NATALIE STALEY AND KARA KLEIMANN
Top, St. Mary’s Catholic Church Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in High Hill; left and directly above, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ammannsville.



Schulenburg FFA General Ag-Mechanics & Livestock Show

Knights of Columbus Dinner


Schulenburg Volunteer Fire Department Dinner

Catholic Daughters Dinner

Knights of Columbus Dinner

Knights of Columbus Tarok Tournament


Schulenburg ISD PTO Dinner

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Spring Festival

Altar Society Dinner

Always on Palm Sunday


Schulenburg Sausagefest

First Saturday

Garden Club Annual Flower Show

Knights of Columbus Dinner

American Legion Dinner


Schulenburg Bull Bash

Knights of Columbus

Mother’s Day Dinner

VFW Post #5623

Memorial Day Service


Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce 90 Miles on 90 Garage Sale

First Full Weekend

St. Rose of Lima Church Picnic

St. John the Baptist Ammannsville Church Picnic

Always Father’s Day

Sharks Swim Team Dinner

Schulenburg Little League Dinner


St. John 4th of July Picnic

Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church

Picnic Dubina First Sunday

The Accession of Our Lord Church

Picnic Moravia

Always the Third Weekend


Schulenburg Festival

First Weekend of August

Knights of Columbus Dinner


St. Mary’s Catholic Church High Hill Picnic Sunday before Labor Day


Knights of Columbus Turkey Dinner

Schulenburg Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Dinner

St. Rose School HSA

Gumbo Dinner

Trick or Treat Around the Track


Schulenburg Chamber Sunset Shopping First Saturday

Schulenburg Chamber Holiday Arts & Crafts Show First Sunday

Veteran’s Memorial Service the Sunday before Veteran’s Day, Praha

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Turkey Dinner High Hill

Schulenburg Chamber Shop Local Days

Knights of Columbus Dinner


St. Rose of Lima Catholic School Christmas Around the World

Schulenburg Lighted Christmas Parade & Santa’s Party in the Park First Sunday

Schulenburg Chamber Shop Local Days

Schulenburg Chamber Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Schulenburg Chamber Residential & Commercial Decorating Contest


SCHULENBURG SAUSAGEFEST - This annual event will be held Saturday, April 6, 2024 in historic downtown Schulenburg. Activities include a 5K Fun Run, sausagemaking contests, wine-pickles-sauerkraut contests, American Legion Riders Motorcycle Ride, children’s activities, arts and crafts, wine toss, ring toss, hog calling contest and a sausage toss. There’s fun for everyone at the Schulenburg Sausagefest!

For more information, visit www.schulenburgsausagefest. com. Photo courtesy of Gary Carpenter Photography.

Sausagefest SCHEDULE

9am - 5K Fun Run

10:30am - Opening Ceremonies Shorthorn Band

11am - Food, Drinks, Arts & Crafts Booths Open; Street Dancing All Day and Night

11am-2pm - The Czechaholics

noon - Grand March in the Streets

2:15pm - Winners announced for Pickles, Sauerkraut, and Wine

2-4pm - Tokens for People’s Choice will be sold

2:30-5:30pm - Mark Halata & Texavia

4pm - Hog Calling Contest

5:30pm - Sausage Toss

7pm - Winners announced for Sausage Entries, People’s Choice, and Showmanship

6-7pm, 7:30-8:30pm - Darrell Appelt

8:30-10:30pm - Broken Alibi Band

• Children and family activities all day.

ST. ROSE OF LIMA SPRING FESTIVAL - A Fiesta is planned for May 5, 2024 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Schulenburg. This annual event includes Catholic Mass, a barbecue chicken meal prepared by parishioners, games for kids, live and silent auctions, a raffle, bingo, food booths, live music with dancing and fun for the entire family. This community-wide event is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to join in the fellowship. Dinner is also available for pick-up/drive-through. Learn more at www.



Everyone is invited to the annual Mother’s Day barbecue chicken dinner on Sunday, May 12, 2024 at Schulenburg Hall starting at 10:30 a.m. The drive-thru-only plates will include a half of a chicken, buttered potatoes, pinto beans and a pickle. The St. Rose Altar Society will also hold a bake sale.




90 MILES ON 90 - Ready to look for treasures? If so, 90 Miles on 90 is the perfect yard hopping event to add to your travel list this year. Patterned after “The World’s Longest Garage Sale,” individuals and vendors set up their yard sales, garage sales, farmers’ markets, and antique items along the highway and throughout small towns along the route. Property owners along the highway even rent their land, yards, or empty buildings to vendors. Sales do not have to be directly along the highway.

The brainchild of the Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce, 90 Miles on 90 yard sales extend from Columbus to Seguin along Highway 90 and will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, 2024. Maps to all the sales will be available in each of the participating towns, including Columbus, Weimar, Schulenburg, Flatonia, Luling, and Seguin.

It’s free to sign-up to be a vendor, but you do have to sign up with your local Chamber of Commerce or Visitors Center to be included on the map. For more information, visit


SERVICE - Every year Post #143 ensures that every veteran in local cemeteries is remembered on Memorial Day with a flag placed on their grave. In 2023, 1,100 flags were placed thanks to generous donors.

Post #143 is honored to donate their time to these outstanding men and women, but the flags cost money. And with over 1,100 graves there is a great need to provide that many flags. Their budget for flags is typically around $1,100 a year, which they raise through donations with 100% of donations going towards purchasing flags for Memorial Day.

Learn more at www.schulenburgamericanlegion143. com.

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In the present time of large chain retailers on seemingly every corner, there still exists a hint of retail charm in the town of Schulenburg. Where buying products isn’t just a click of a button, it is trusted by years of research and hands-on experience. One trusted establishment is Audio-Video Plus, owned by husbandand-wife duo, Bruce and Joann Lebeda. Together they have woven a testimony of technology, community, and personal passion into the heart of this city.

Audio-Video Plus is celebrating 40 years in business in 2024. With a history as diverse as the products inside, Bruce embarked on his own entrepreneurial journey in 1984. This

Above, Bruce and Joann Lebeda, right and seated, and their employees are ready to serve Schulenburg and the surrounding area. Bottom, the early days at Audio-Video Plus. Courtesy photo.


venture known as, “The Record Rack,” transitioned after years of working for a local builder. Within the walls of this store, he introduced record albums, 45s, and cassettes. After years of gaining experience and sharing the space, Bruce took the leap and, in 1997 founded the Audio-Video Plus store we know today.

Despite the evolving landscape of technology, this store embraces change and commitment to its customers. Growth has not been measured in the expansion of its walls. Instead, it can be seen by how it has ushered technology into the community throughout the years. This institution of the latest products has served a time when customers would get limited access to these items. Such as being one of the first retailers of cell phones in the area, to the inception of satellite TVs, upgraded mattresses, and a vast variety of appliances. Serving Schulenburg is a passion for both Bruce and Joann. Together they promise more than pleasant greetings and transactions; they both pledge “to make every customer feel how they would like to be treated.”

Overall, with that in mind, every year products change little by little. They don’t merely stock products; they meticulously choose the best of the best through personal trials, testing many even in their own home before stocking in the store. Regular visits to trade shows and interactions with brand

representatives ensure that every product displayed is proven and reliable. That honesty and trust has been passed to their customers and has kept them loyal for years.

Physical products, however, are just part of the equation. The Audio-Video Plus team is dedicated to making sure each person has above and beyond service even at their home. This includes deliveries and installation of products purchased with them. The team is highly skilled and knowledgeable in many areas. Be that television installations, prewiring audio setups, installing those outdoor speakers by the pool ... they will work with your vision and bring it to fruition.

The community remains at the heart of their journey. Bruce and Joann dedicate time to each customer to offer products tailored to everyone and making Audio-Video Plus a onestop-shop for all who enter. This commitment to excellence is evident in the stream of repeat clients who return year after year, finding comfort and camaraderie in their shopping experience. As Bruce says, “The ‘Plus’ in its name means we are not just audio and video products, it goes beyond what is stocked on the shelves; it signifies a commitment to services offered and the confidence our customers share in us.”

Audio-Video Plus is located at 250 Kessler Avenue and online at

From left, Audio-Video Plus offers sales, service and installation; a vast selections of brands are available. See their advertisement on page 18.




McDaniel & Co. 4116 FM 2672



Bumper Crop Texas 804 Bohlmann Avenue 979-743-4157

BWI Companies

100 North Main Street 979-743-4581

Farmers Co-Op Mill & Feed

811 Bohlmann Avenue 979-743-3153


Leon’s Electric & Plumbing, Inc.

719 Upton Avenue 979-743-3056

Leon John’s, Inc.

605 Upton Avenue 979-7 43-3800

Sustr’s Air Conditioning & Heating, LLC

130 Bird House Hill Road 979-561-8360

Winkler’s Air Conditioning

1513 North US Highway 77 979-743-9098


Kids Cows & More, Inc.

3235 East I-10 Frontage Road 713-705-3244

Rocky Creek Maze 784 County Road 251, Moulton 361-772-4718

Tenth Frame Bowl 233 College Street 979-743-6585


Audio-Video Plus 250 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4485

Leon’s Electric & Plumbing 719 Upton Avenue 979-743-3056

Leon John’s, Inc. 605 Upton Avenue 979-7 43-3800

Winkler’s Air Conditioning 1513 North US Highway 77 979-743-9098


ARTS for Rural Texas 114 North Live Oak Street, Fayetteville 979-378-2113

Hallet Oak Gallery 115 North Main Street, Hallettsville 361-217-7030

Live Oak Art Center 1014 Milam Street, Columbus 979-732-8398

Steph’s New Leaf 5121 Highway 90 West 979-702-1246


Don Blansitt 523 North Main Street 979-743-3629

Katrina Packard, PC 523 North Main Street 979-743-4574

Ryan & Dawson

716 Upton Avenue 979-743-4128


Cavender Auto Country 1700 I-10 East, Weimar 979-725-8515

Chuck Brown Ford

315 East I-10 Frontage Road 979-743-4111

Fixpatrick’s Garage

1800 N. US Highway 77 979-966-9125


Original Kountry Bakery 110 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4342


Fayette Savings Bank

87 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-6541

Fayetteville Bank

200 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4576

Prosperity Bank

301 Bucek Street 979-743-2500

Wells Fargo Bank 707 Lyons Avenue 979-743-4143


H & R Block

609 North Main Street 979-743-3656

Mintage, LLC 603 North Main 979-561-6018

Novak & Company 720 Lyons Avenue 979-743-3213

Renee H. Mikesky, CPA 2608 East US Highway 90 979-561-6227


Mintage, LLC 603 North Main 979-561-6018


Schulenburg 979-661-1213

League of Women Voters of South Central Texas Hallettsville 512-497-1561

Schulenburg Garden Club 979-253-2224

Schulenburg Library Foundation 310 Simpson Street 979-743-3345

Schulenburg Lions Club

Schulenburg Literary Club 310 Simpson Street 713-628-9513

Turtle Wing Foundation 1203 S. Kessler Avenue 512-497-2758


CompuCleanser 501 North West Street, Weimar 979-743-1199

Michalke Consulting, LLC Schulenburg 979-743-5617


4E Tree Worx, LLC 4570 FM 318, Yoakum 361-407-2707

Allied Contractors 410 Anderson Street 979-743-1183

Dowell Land Management Schulenburg 979-505-2585

Fayette County Habitat for Humanity LaGrange 210-816-0942

Houser Roofing 201 2nd Street, Sealy 979-472-9176

Leon’s Electric & Plumbing, Inc. 719 Upton Avenue 979-743-3056

Leon John’s, Inc. 605 Upton Avenue 979-7 43-3800

M.C. Fence & Deck

3600 West US Highway 90 512-581-8818

Schulenburg Glass Company 409 Summit Street 979-743-4378

Shimmering Waters Pool Service

1870 North US Highway 77 979-966-5026




Schulenburg Family


717 Upton Avenue 979-743-4138

Tejas Health Care

890 East Travis, La Grange 979-968-2000


Cistern Country Store & Bar

12604 North State Highway 95, Flatonia 361-865-3655

City Market

109 Kessler Avenue 979-743-3440

Garden Company Café

217 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4677

Get n Go 201

708 North US Highway 77 979-743-7431

Holman Valley Steakhouse 10204 FM 155, La Grange 281-380-7147


621 North Main Street, Ste. B 979-743-4505

Momma’s at Sengelmann

531 North Main Street 979-743-2300

Oakridge Smokehouse Restaurant

712 North US Highway 77 979-743-3372

Original Kountry Bakery

110 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4342

Pete’s Cafe

7 46 US Highway 90E 979-733-2172

Pilot Travel Centers

709 North US Highway 77 979-743-2547

Red Vault Bistro

124 E. South Main Street, Flatonia 361-865-3663

Tenth Frame Bowl 233 College Street 979-743-6585

Texan Store 25 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-3666

Tillie’s Café 621 North Main Street 979-743-4505

Tom’s BBQ

1306 Lyons Avenue 979-743-1352

Whataburger 40 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-9166


Country Fresh Cleaners 270 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4668


Blinn College

Schulenburg Campus 100 Ranger Drive 979-743-5200

Schulenburg ISD 521 Shorthorn Drive 979-743-3448

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School 405 Black Street 979-743-3080


Personnel Services

503 Lyons Avenue 979-743-2604

Smithville Workforce Training Center

404 Fawcett Street, Smithville 512-332-6850


Adolf’s Bar 233 College Street 979-743-6585

Bugle Boy Foundation 1051 North Jefferson Street, La Grange 979-968-9944

Cistern Country Store & Bar

12604 North State Highway 95, Flatonia 361-865-3655

Darrel Appelt Music Columbus 979-732-4777

Fayette County Country Music Opry

640 South Madison Street, La Grange 979-966-3568

Holman Valley Steakhouse 10204 FM 155, La Grange 281-380-7147


621 North Main Street, Ste. B 979-743-4505

Majek Vineyards & Winery 12508 FM 957 210-413-8912

Mike Stroup Entertainment Schulenburg 713-598-6331

Momma’s at Sengelmann 531 North Main Street 979-743-2300

Moravia Store 11501 FM 957 979-562-2217

Round Top Festival Institute 248 Jaster Road, Round Top 979-249-3129

The Oaks at High Hill 1800 Bruno Road 512-226-3886

Whistling Duck Winery

1211 County Road 273, Weimar 979-942-6420


Schulenburg Festival Wolter’s Park www.schulenburgfestival. org

Schulenburg Sausagefest Downtown Schulenburg 979-743-4514

Songwriter Serenade 714-856-8491

Texas State Championship Fiddlers’ Frolics Hallettsville 361-798-5934


Events by Kitty Schulenburg 832-372-1008


Jordan Ranch Christian Retreat Center 2123 FM 2238 281-932-2901

Sengelmann Hall 531 North Main Street 979-743-2300

Svetlik Farm, LLC 2616 FM 2672 979-743-3219

Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center 250 West Fairgrounds Road, La Grange 979-968-9399

The Barn at Wagner Farm 12020 FM 1383 979-250-1735

The Oaks at High Hill 1800 Bruno Road 512-226-3886


Edward Jones

602 Lyons Avenue 979-743-5187


Anytime Fitness

501 North Main Street 979-505-5055

Healing Waves Massage Therapy

621 North Main Street, Ste. A 361-208-8228

Loosen Up Massage & Mobility

621A North Main Street 361-910-2052

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Schulenburg Family Fitness Center

205 East Avenue 979-743-2864

The Herb Cottage 442 County Road 233, Hallettsville 361-258-1192


Garden Company Marketplace

217 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4648

The B Haus Nursery & Marketplace 382 FM 2672 512-284-4515

The Flower Box

615 North Main Street 979-743-3219


Get n Go 201

708 North US Highway 77 979-743-7431

Pilot Travel Centers, LLC 709 North US Highway 77 979-743-2547

Texan Store

25 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-3666

The Hitching Post 14 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4203


Patriot Fuel Distributors 2340 North US Highway 77, Hallettsville 361-772-8658



Funeral Home 701 South Main Street 979-743-4151


City of Schulenburg 535 North Main Street 979-743-4126

Senator Lois Kolkhorst 2000 South Market Street, Brenham 979-251-7888


Finchworks Creations Schulenburg 940-453-8803

Trips Publications, LLC 406 West Main Street, Ste. 105, Weimar 979-725-3080


Arlan’s Market 236 College Street 979-743-3159

Get n Go 201 708 North US Highway 77 979-743-7431

Pilot Travel Centers, LLC 709 North US Highway 77 979-743-2547

Texan Store 25 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-3666

The Hitching Post 14 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4203


Monument Hill State Park & Kreische Brewery Historic Sites

414 State Loop 92, La Grange



Farmers Insurance

501 Summit Street 979-743-2120

Hollas-Duncan Insurance Agency

1033 North US Highway 77 979-561-7169

Partners Insurance

723 Upton Avenue 979-743-4148

Woodmen Life

742 South Jefferson Street, La Grange 979-968-8600


Schulenburg Liquor Store 317 Summit Street 979-743-4042


Blue Haus on High Hill 1649 US Highway 77 North 281-701-1085

Das Meyer Haus 527 Anderson Street 832-726-2286

Farmhouse Haven 5343 Schilhab Bottom Loop 713-542-1465

Hattie’s Haus 12020 FM 1383 979-250-1735

Middle Creek Place 2301 Demel Road 979-743-4907

Moore Ave. Cottage 1005 James Avenue 979-743-0307

Paradise Hill Resort 2700 Bruno Road 979-743-0570

Rosie’s Homestead 1111 Freyburg-Engle Road 713-315-1743

Summit House 508 Summit Street 559-280-8344

The Gathering at Mulberry Creek 5718 Kainer Road 210-831-7171

The Ranch Retreat 1826 County Road 283, Flatonia 210-831-7171

The Sinclair 1319 Summit Street 210-831-7171

Yellow Rose 2210 FM 615 979-966-5026


Comfort Inn & Suites 101 Huser Blvd. 979-7 43-2030

Executive Inn 800 North US Highway 77 979-743-4590

Holiday Inn Express 200 Heinrich Street 979-307-5555

Olle Hotel 218 South Market Street, Flatonia 361-772-0310


Iron Horse RV Resort 2049 Interstate 10, Weimar 713-542-2528

Schulenburg RV Park 65 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4388


Fayette Country Homes 751 Huser Boulevard 979-743-6192


Dairy Farmers of America 801 James Avenue 979-743-8700

Perdue Foods 1315 Russek Street 979-505-2797

Prime Industries 633 Oakland Road 979-743-6577

Prime Products, Inc. 601 South Main Street 979-743-6555


Finchworks Creations Schulenburg 940-453-8803


Arlan’s Market 236 College Street 979-743-3159


City Market

109 Kessler Avenue 979-743-3440

Weimar Meat Company

2109 West Highway 90, Weimar 979-725-6203

Willie Joe’s Processing 2218 Krischke Road 979-561-8272


Crown Hospice

1406 East Red River, Victoria 361-575-5900

Healing Waves Massage Therapy

621 North Main Street, Ste. A 361-208-8228

Hospice Brazos Valley 1048 North Jefferson Street, La Grange 979-821-2266

Loosen Up Massage & Mobility

621A North Main Street 361-910-2052

Schulenburg Regency Home Health

80 North Kessler Street 979-743-4663

Tejas Health Care

890 East Travis, La Grange 979-968-2000


E.A. Arnim Archives & Museum

101 East North Main Street, Flatonia 361-865-3455


Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery Historic Sites 414 State Loop 92, La Grange 979-968-5658

Schulenburg Historical Museum

631 North Main Street 979-743-2403

Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum 311 Baumgarten Street 979-743-6559

Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center 250 West Fairgrounds Road, La Grange 979-968-9399

Texas Polka Music Museum 712 Lyons Avenue 979-743-4752


Adolf’s Bar 233 College Street 979-743-6585

Cistern Country Store & Bar

12604 North State Highway 95, Flatonia 361-865-3655

Joe’s 621 North Main Street, Ste. B 979-743-4505

Moravia Store 11501 FM 957 979-562-2217


Dewitt Poth & Son 102 West Street, Yoakum 361-293-3791

Schulenburg Printing & Office Supplies

705 Upton Avenue 979-743-4511


Bugman, Inc.

1138 Highway 90 West, Weimar 979-725-8139



38 East Avenue 979-743-3265

Your Hometown Pharmacy

104 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-7100


Gary Carpenter Photography Flatonia 409-599-4695


Leon’s Electric & Plumbing

719 Upton Avenue 979-743-3056

Leon John’s, Inc. 605 Upton Avenue 979-7 43-3800


Tex Propane

100 South Main Street 979-743-3351


Fayette County Record 127 South Washington Street, La Grange 979-968-3155

Schulenburg Sticker 405 North Main Street 979-743-3450

Trips Publications

406 West Main Street, Ste. 105, Weimar 979-725-3080


All City Real Estate 102 North Kessler Avenue 979-224-6234

Bubela Real Estate 603 North Main Street 979-743-4555

Hollas Real Estate 1033 North US Highway 77 979-561-7169

South Central Real Estate 135 Regency Drive 979-743-1737

Tri-County Realty, LLC 260 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-2159


Freyburg Methodist Church 4520 FM 2238 979-217-1151

God’s Embrace Ministries 1601 High Hill Road 979-561-8883

Temple Israel 211 Baumgarten Street 979-562-2199

United Evangelical Lutheran Church 2038 FM 3171 979-561-5020


Mica Rentals / Outhouse Company

2662 Nickel-Mica Road, Flatonia 361-865-3871

Texas Tents 2049 Interstate 10, Weimar 713-724-0453


Servpro of Bastrop 1020 Highway 71, West Point 737-302-1373


Schulenburg Printing & Office Supply 705 Upton Avenue 979-743-4511

TreHouse Embroidery & More 107 East Main Street, Weimar 979-725-8844


Anytime Fitness 501 North Main Street 979-505-5055

Schulenburg Family Fitness Center 145 Regency Avenue 979-743-2864

Senior Connections 1111 Bohlmann Avenue 979-743-3227

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College Place Assisted


210 College Street 979-743-6180

Jefferson Place Assisted


911 S. Jefferson Street, La Grange 979-968-9161

Schulenburg Regency Retirement Villas

205 East Avenue 979-743-4791


Paradigm at the Oaks

507 West Avenue 979-7 43-4159

Schulenburg Regency

Nursing Center

111 College Street 979-743-6537


ACE Hardware 210 Heinrich Street 979-743-7077


38 East Avenue 979-743-3265

Audio-Video Plus

250 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4485

Crystal Threads

102 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4846

E & S Fashion Shop 615 Summit Street 979-561-6461

Garden Company

Marketplace 217 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4648

Grahmann’s True Value 515 North Main Street 979-743-4332

Habitat Home Supply 825 North Main Street 210-816-0942

Hallettsville Market Days Hallettsville 361-772-0938

Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe 226 West Colorado, La Grange 979-968-4000

Oakridge Smokehouse 712 North US Highway 77 979-743-3372

Potter Country Store 716 North US Highway 77 979-743-2600

The B Haus Nursery & Marketplace 382 FM 2672 512-284-4515

The Flower Box 615 North Main Street 979-743-3219

The Hitching Post 14 North Kessler Avenue 979-743-4203

TreHouse Embroidery & More

107 East Main Street, Weimar 979-725-8844


Country Manor House

702 Lyons Avenue 713-306-1653

Czech’rd Dog

102 West North Main Street, Flatonia 832-875-5417

The Engle Emporium

402 Anderson Street & 609 Kessler Avenue 979-743-7000


H & R Block 609 North Main Street 979-743-3656

Novak & Company

720 Lyons Avenue 979-743-3213

Renee H. Mikesky, CPA

2608 East US Highway 90 979-561-6227


Clear Title Company 230 West Colorado, La Grange 979-968-5885



5300 Tucker Hill Lane, Cedar Creek 512-505-5623


Trophy Tech, LLC

130 East South Main Street, Flatonia 361-865-2721


Audio-Video Plus 250 Kessler Avenue 979-743-4485

City of Schulenburg 535 North Main Street 979-743-4126

Colorado Valley Communications 4915 South US Highway 77, La Grange 979-242-5911

SCT Broadband 125 Keller Road, Smithville 512-360-4273

Sparklight 840 East Travis, La Grange 877-687-1332


Gardenia Janssen Animal Shelter 240 Svoboda Lane, La Grange 979-966-0021

Schulenburg Veterinary Hospital 108 Upton Avenue 979-743-3147


Majek Vineyard & Winery 12508 FM 957 210-413-8912

Moravia Vineyard & Winery 12564 FM 957 713-449-7885

Whistling Duck Vineyards & Winery

1211 CR 273, Weimar 979-942-6420


Boys & Girls Clubs of Champion Valley

101 West Jackson, Weimar 979-725-8208

Children’s Advocacy Center

59 TX-150 Loop, Bastrop 512-321-6161


City of Schulenburg, Texas

Welcome to Schulenburg, halfway to everywhere and with a heart as big as Texas!

On behalf of myself, the city council and the citizens of Schulenburg, I welcome you to our town. I ask that if you’re passing through, either on Highway 77 or IH-10, exit and see what all we have to offer. Our downtown area has some unique shops and stores. We have a couple of museums that display and highlight various aspects of the history of our town. There are also unique stores along Highway 77, like a meat market where you can actually pick your fresh steak out of the showcase. There are some great eating places and some convenience stores that can accommodate all of your needs.

I was born and raised here and have no desire to live anywhere else. I graduated from Schulenburg High School and both of my children have, too. We also have a great private Catholic school that offers PK3 thru 8th grade classes. People always ask why I stayed and never moved away; I love the citizens. They are all willing to help when there is a need and your heart will feel the warmth and compassion that each one has. Schulenburg being home to the Painted Churches shows that. Everyone is so proud of the history that is preserved in these churches and everyone loves to talk about them.

I pray that your stay is enjoyable and that you will want to come visit us again. Be safe on the roads and God bless.

Mayor Connie Koopmann

Worship With Us!

Corinth Baptist Church

1201 Kessler Avenue


Worship Sunday 10am

Crossroads Christian Fellowship

621 Lyons Avenue


Worship Sunday 10:40am

First Baptist Church

110 North Upton Avenue


Worship Sunday 10:45am

First United Methodist Church

209 North Upton Avenue


Sunday Worship 10:30am


535 N. Main Street, Schulenburg, Texas 78956

979-743-4126 |


City Hall is open Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm

Mayor Connie Koopmann | City Administrator Tami Walker

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary German Catholic Church

St. Mary Catholic Church of High Hill 2833 FM 2672


Worship Sunday 10:15am

St. James Missionary Baptist Church

1103 James Avenue


Worship Sunday 8am

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church

712 Summit Street


Worship Sunday 10:30am

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church 1010 Lyons Avenue 979-743-3117

Worship Saturday 5pm, Worship Sunday 7:30am and 10am, Spanish Sunday noon

Temple Israel

211 Baumgarten Street 979-562-2199

Worship on holidays: Passover, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Chanukah

Zion Lutheran Church 103 Keuper Avenue 979-743-3842

Worship Sunday 10am

Mayor Connie Koopmann Schulenburg, Texas

Meet the Neighbors

ROUND TOP - THe Round Top Chamber of Commerce is quick to welcome you to stop by for a visit. Think you’re missing out because Round Top is a ways away from the big city? Think again. This small, Texas town is the best of both worlds. They’re home to the Round Top Antiques Show while offering stellar shopping and southern hospitality yearround. Trips Publications recommends you check out the variety of outstanding restaurants while you’re in town. We’re particularly fond of Royers’ fried chicken and famous apple pie, as well as Lulu’s comforting Italian selections.

SHINER - This quaint small, Texas town is home of the Spoetzl Brewery. The K. Spoetzl Brewery tour is an interactive tour that takes you from start to finish on what makes Shiner Beers so special and unique. Book your tickets today at tours. because if you haven’t been lately, you haven’t been at all. While you’re there, check out the new on-site restaurant, K. Spoetzl BBQ Co.

LA GRANGE - La Grange is nestled along the Colorado River and features history, beauty, festivals, museums, concerts, antiques, air shows, feasts, and an annual county country fair. Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites is located at 414 State Loop 92. The sites are open daily and may be accessed for a small admission charge.

WEIMAR - Weimar’s picturesque downtown bustles with businesses, shops, great eateries, antique shops and a tavern where locals play dominoes and German card games. You’ll also want to stop by and see St. Michael Catholic Church, a structure you can’t miss ... just look for the steeple that can be seen before you reach the town itself.

Established as a Mission in 1888, the imposing edifice was constructed of Elgin brick by Italian and Mexican craftsmen directed by contractors L. M. and J. C. Dielmann of San Antonio. The Gothic revival architectural style reflects the central European heritage of the Czechoslovakian and German settlers.

From top, Round Top is worth the short drive for their shopping and dining selections; visit Spoetzl Brewery to take a tour and sample a cold one; Monument Hill in La Grange offers tours full of Texas history; Weimar’s Gedenke! Festival is a family-friendly event, always Mother’s Day weekend.
Claudia Villatoro President 830-557-0129
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Schulenburg Economic Develpment Corporation

The goal of the Schulenburg Economic Development Corporation Board is committed to seeking opportunities to enhance the growth, prosperity and well-being of the citizens of Schulenburg. The Schulenburg EDC can provide detailed information on our workforce, education system, available transportation, communications, community features, utilities, economic resources and tax structure. Taxes and insurance key rates are low and industrial support services are high. Water, electricity, and natural gas are abundant and very reasonably priced. Our community and local financial institutions encourage business expansion and relocation through our local industrial foundation, zoning regulations and the economic development 1/2 cent sales tax. The City of Schulenburg and the Chamber of Commerce work together to ensure the economic well-being and the quality of life for our area businesses and residents. Let us help you. If you are looking for a new location for success, take a hard look at our hometown of Schulenburg. It is a great place to live, work and do business. From the small-town atmosphere with modern urban convenience to rural beauty, one cannot find a better strategic location in Texas. We invite you to our hometown to share our quality of life.


• Low interest Loans to Small Businesses

• Beautification Program - SEDC matches funds spent upgrading business signage, front of building, or façade

• Funding of City Projects

• We Focus on Projects that CREATE EMPLOYMENT in Schulenburg

CONTACT - 979-743-4126

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