HC Legislative Body Meetings

The following meetings will take place at the Houston County Courthouse:

July 2 – 5:30pm in the Archives: HC Branding Committee

July 10 – 6:00pm in the Archives: HC Solid Waste Committee

July 11 – 6:00pm: HC Budget Committee

July 17 – 5:00pm in the Archives: HC Tourism & Recreation Committee

July 24 – 5:30pm: Working Meeting for Houston County Legislative Body

On July 29 at 6:30pm the Houston County Legislative Body
meeting will be held at the Houston County Courthouse.

All meetings are open and the public is encouraged to attend.

 

 

HC Historical Society

Check out the Houston County Historical Society!  They have interesting programs each month! 

The June meeting of the Historical Society will be at the Erin City Hall on June 11. It is the annual joint meeting with the Stewart County Historical Society. The topic will be the Brunsoni Iron Ore Furnace. Our speakers will be Dr Michaelyn Harle of TVA and Marc Wampler of Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.

 

Genealogy Workshop

Melissa Barker teaches a free Genealogy Workshop at the Houston County Library. The Friends of the Houston County Library provides pizza!

Bring your research with you and get help checking out a few websites! Perhaps you will be able to break down a brick wall!

On May 21, the topic will be “Tombstones: How to Find Them and Record Them”.

Irish Day 2019

Roots of the Irish Run Deep is the theme for our 57th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Day Parade and Arts & Crafts Festival. It will be held on March 16, 2019.  Our Irish Day Celebration is often listed as one of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the United States!  For a complete Schedule of Events, please click here.

Check out the Erin map for help getting around Erin and this map shows the paid parking in Betsy Ligon Park (proceeds benefit the FFA) and near Bethesda Mission (donations benefit the Lions Club) as you visit on Irish Day.  

Information on participating in the the 2019 Irish Day is available here. If you wish to be in the Grand Parade, click here.  The Leprechaun Parade form is here.  Please check here for more vendor information .

 

Farmers & Artisan Market

 

The Houston County Farmers & Artisan Market will have a Special Market for Christmas!  Please join us on December 15 in the Erin Square.  Crafters and Home Businesses are welcome.  If you would like to participate, please call Andy Hale at 585.610.7619!