As of May 2022, it is uncertain which fried chicken picnics may go forward. As information becomes available, this page will be updated. Thanks to PolkaBeat Magazine (www.polkabeat.com) for the following updates:
Sunday, May 29
Sacred Heart Spring Picnic (Hallettsville KC Hall - 321 US-77 South, Hallettsville, TX 77964)
Fried chicken and stew dinner 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Plates for $12. Auction at 1 p.m. Cake walk, country store, games and more. Bingo noon to 6 p.m. Washer pitching tournament at 5 p.m. Music by Kovanda Czech Band, Texas Sound Check and the Red Ravens
Shiner Spring Picnic at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church (102 S. Avenue G, Shiner, TX 77984)
Shiner’s famous Czech-style meal with three meats! Ring toss, fish pond, ball throw, wheel of fortune, train ride, face painting, auction, raffle and more. Music by The Rusty Steins, The Shiner Hobo Band, Fritz Hodde and the Fabulous 6, Das Ist Lustig, Blue Denim, Alpine Express and Chris Rybak. Night dance by The Emotions.
Serbin Homecoming Picnic (1011 Co Rd 212, Giddings, TX 78942)
Meal, worship service, children’s booths, games and rides. Texas Wendish Heritage Museum open. Live music, auction and more.
Sunday, June 5
Sacred Heart Church Picnic in Flatonia (516 S Faires St, Flatonia, TX 78941)
St. Mary’s Picnic (101 Church Street, Windthors, TX 76389)
Food booths, country store, raffle, toy walk, sweet stroll, fish pond, horseshoes and more. Call (940) 423-6687 for more information.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Corn Hill Annual Fundraiser (8626 FM 1105)
Holy Mass at 10:30 a.m. Fried chicken and sausage dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Afternoon dance by the Jodie Mikula Orchestra 1-5 p.m.
Sunday, June 12
St. Mary’s Catholic Church Picnic (1648 FM 340, Hallettsville, TX 77964)
Special St. Mary’s stew and sausage dinner, plates $10. Music all day by Texas Sound Check, J&S Playboys and the Red Ravens.
St. Rose of Lima Parish Festival at Schulenburg Hall (405 South St, Schulenburg, TX 78956)
Music by the Czechaholds noon to 4 p.m. and Mark Halata and Texavia 4-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 18
St. Michael Lutheran Church Annual Picnic (700 Frio Street, Winchester, TX 78945)
Sunday, June 19
AMMANNSVILLE: Ammannsville Picnic at the Ammannsville KJT Hall (corner of FM 1383 and Mensik Rd.) Music throughout the afternoon by The Moravians and The Czechaholics.
MILLHEIM: Sesquicentennial at Millheim Harmonie Verein Hall (FM 949 between Sealy and Bellville). Beef, pork and mutton barbecue served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Auction at 1 p.m. Music by Lost Cause Band.
Sunday, June 26
Plum Feast at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church (126 Plum Church Rd, La Grange, TX 78945)
PLUM is one of my favorites because of the home made sausage, some of the best that I have had. Plum is just a little outside of La Grange, heading west.
124th Annual Plum Feast. Dinner served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Music by Ken Brothers 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mark Halata & Texavia 1-5 p.m. Cake Walk, Children’s Games, Country Store, Ring Toss, Fish Pond, Raffle. Hamburger’s 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 3
Dubina Picnic at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church (4148 FM1383, Schulenburg, TX 78956)
Monday, July 4
St. John Picnic (7026 FM 957, Schulenburg, TX 78956)
Mass at 9 a.m. Flag raising at 10 a.m. Fried chicken and stew mean served starting at 10:30 a.m. Auction begins at 12:30 p.m. Live music throughout the day by the Shiner Hobo Band, Dujka Brothers, Red Ravens and Texas Dream. Games, cake walk, ring toss and more.
Sunday July 17
Moravia Picnic at Ascenion of Our Lord Catholic Church (11134 FM 957, Schulenburg, TX 78956)
Sunday, August 14
St. Michael’s Fall Festival at Veterans Memorial Park (503 Park Dr, Weimar, TX 78962)
Monday, August 15
Praha Picnic at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (821 FM-1295, Flatonia, TX 78941)
Praha’s famous fried chicken and stew dinner. Mass, kids games, booths and more. Live music by Ennis Czech boys 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. The Czechaholics’s 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. and Blue denim from 7-10 p.m.
Sunday, August 21
St. Mary’s Church Bazaar (815 St. Mary's Church Rd, Fayetteville, TX 78940)
Sunday, August 28
Cistern Picnic at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church (113 Manchester St., Cistern, TX 78941)
Music by The Czechaholics 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday, September 4
St. John the Baptist Annual Feast (207 E Bell St., Fayetteville, TX 78940)
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Fall Picnic (Hallettsville KC Hall - 321 US-77 South, Hallettsville, TX 77964)
Shiner Fall Picnic at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church (102 S. Avenue G, Shiner, TX 77984)
High Hill Picnic at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church (2833 FM 2672, Schulenburg, TX 78956)
St. Stanislaus Homecoming Festival (9175 FM Road 1371, Chappell Hill, Texas 77426)
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church Parish Bazaar (505 West Davilla, Granger, Texas 76530)
Sunday, September 11
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church Homecoming Picnic (6633 FM 2269, Marak, Texas 76518)
Sunday, September 18
Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Corn Hill (8626 FM 1105, Jarrell, TX 76537)
Sunday, September 25
Immaculate Conception Church (Sealy KC Hall - 1310 US-90, Sealy, TX 77474)
Sunday, October 2
Fall Feast at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn (936 FM 2436, La Grange, TX 78945)