The Cameron Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with 44 Farms to kick off a
great day of Steak, Stein & Wine Festival events on October 12, 2019 in downtown
Cameron. Rick Trevino will close the festival with a concert/dance at the Milam County
Junior Livestock Youth Expo! To set your feet a-tapping, Gordon Collier Band from
Waco will open the show. The concert/dance will take place right after dinner with wine,
beer and VIP seating available for purchase.
A delicious Ribeye steak dinner with all the trimmings—courtesy of our own local beef
producer, 44 Farms—will be served on Saturday evening with 44 Farms beef featured.
This will be a true farm-to-table event, with seating either indoors or under the Watson
Legal, PC lit tent outside. The trimmings for the dinner will be prepared by Hot Corner
and Dutchtowne Deli. Steaks will be prepared by 44 Farms. Tickets for the dinner will be
on sale soon!
A 5K Adult and 1K Youth Steak, Stein & Wine Run will kick off the Festivities at 8:45
a.m. on Saturday. Prizes will be awarded in several divisions. At the event’s end, you can
grab an ice-cold root beer and steak taco!
Directions to the start of the 5K: Oak Hill Cemetery Parking Lot, Located at the Corner of Fannin and Gillis Streets. Start at the intersection of US Hwy 77 and 36/190. Continue east 4 blocks to the red light at Fannin and 77/36/190. Turn South onto Fannin headed towards town. Continue south for 5 blocks. Pass the courthouse on your right. The cemetery will come into view on the left across the railroad tracks on Gillis
At 10:00 a.m., downtown will burst open with a variety of artists displaying their works
of art, pottery, leather, woodcrafts and more. Crafters and Farmer’s Market vendors,
including Manley Christopher, will set up booths along the streets with their artisan
products, crafts, and fresh produce. Randy McBay of Premiere Studios will be displaying
a variety of antique items for shoppers who love all things vintage.
Local winery, En Gedi Vineyards, will be selling their award-winning wines. Be sure to
check out the sports bar equipped with TVs streaming big games of the day!
During the morning kick-off at Bea’s Kitchen, Agri-Life will host a Food Demonstration
preparing mouth-watering Steaks and Sauces. Micah Holcombe will have your taste
buds dancing and ready for the evening’s steak dinner!
Cameron Car Club will display their vehicles, including a car cruise-in, and there will be
a vote for the People’s Choice Award. Aggieland Safari will be onsite with a petting zoo
the whole family can enjoy.
Game Zones for young and old alike will feature many different games and activities
available throughout the day. We’ll have a Play Street for the younger kids and Giant
Jenga, KUBE, and more for teens or the young at heart.
Cameron’s and Milam County’s rich heritage will be showcased in our three museum
locations. At the Milam County Museum, Chris Talbort will exhibit his photos of the El
Camino Real de los Tejas. There will also be a Quilt Show with over 200 quilts on
display. Stop by the Old Town Cameron Railroad Museum to meet some of the Certified
Junior Engineers and check out their newly-renovated displays and additions. You can
even drive the model trains through a detailed re-creation of Cameron as it existed in
the 1940’s. While you’re there, be sure to ask about how to become a junior engineer
yourself! There will also be ice cream available, should your sweet tooth need satisfying.
Music will be performed throughout the day with an open mic session beginning around
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Local artists also performing include Red Watterson is A Good
Excuse, Casey Stanislaw, Charlie Wyler, Nestor Rios & friends and many more!
Make Steak, Stein & Wine Fest one of your weekend destinations this October! For
additional information, please check our Facebook page and Instagram (Cameron Area
Chamber of Commerce) or our website, www.cameron-tx.com, as we will be updating
event information frequently. Vendors interested in attending may view and download
the vendor applications on our website. Call Melanie Reed or April Arnold at 254-697-
4979 or email [email protected] or [email protected]