Get your horses saddled up and your appetites ready for a local fundraiser on Saturday, October 17, at Cedar Hall, 1721 S. Commerce Street, Lockhart, to benefit the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC). Local community group, District 1 Pride, is selling lunch plates as part of a day-long event that includes a cowboy breakfast and trail ride, bucket raffle and live auction to raise funds for HCWC. They will have unique and exciting items to bid on and live music from 8pm – midnight. It’s a family-friendly event.
Trail riders will be served a home-cooked cowboy breakfast from 8-9:30 am, followed by a trail ride at 10 am. For kids, there will also be hay ride. Stop by Cedar Hall from 12-2pm for a fried fish lunch plate. Each plate is $8 and includes fried fish, french fries, coleslaw, beans, corn bread, onions, pickles, jalapeños and iced tea. Dine in or take it to go.
The bucket raffle features items such as gift certificates to local merchants, wine baskets, posh scents, art, kitchen items and jewelry and is open for bidding starting at noon. After voting on items with your bucket raffle tickets, you do not have to be present to win.
*Please note some times have changed. What’s listed on this page is the most up-to-date information.*
The live auction starting at 3 pm has an exciting collection of fine jewelry, art by local artists, yard art, homemade pies and other delicious items. Music by DJ Bustin’ Loose will provide entertainment from 8 pm to midnight. No cover charge. Donations are accepted. Kids are allowed at Cedar Hall until 8 pm.
The funds raised will go to HCWC, an important resource to children and families living in Lockhart, Luling and all parts of Caldwell County. HCWC provides shelter, legal advocacy, counseling and support groups to Caldwell and Hays County residents. We served 263 victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or child abuse in Caldwell County last year, and those in need of services continue to grow. Victims of abuse can call our 24-hour HELPline at 512-396-HELP(4357) or 1-800-700-HCWC(7292) to speak to an advocate about their options for safety and support.
HCWC wants adults and teenagers to know that everyone deserves safe and healthy relationships based on mutual respect, honesty and love. Controlling behavior, jealousy and manipulation can be red flags. Learn more, take the quiz to see if your relationship is healthy, and get involved in Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities by visiting www.StopTheHurt.org. Together we can end abuse.