The following are cancellations and/or schedule changes in Wharton County related to the coronavirus. This page will be updated as more information is made available.
KC Barbecue Dinner March 15 Canceled
The Knights of Columbus received word from their area commander to cancel the March 15 barbecue chicken dinner. No tickets were pre-sold for the drive-through only event. It has not been rescheduled.
City Cancels Downtown Dinner, Kidfish
The City of El Campo has canceled the downtown food truck dinner set for Tuesday, March 17 as well as the Catfish Kidfish set for Saturday, March 21. Neither event has been rescheduled at this point.
Little League opening day and games are suspended
The El Campo Little League is suspending games, practices, little league events and meetings until at least April 6th.
WCJC Extends Spring Break
Wharton County Junior College is canceling classes/extending spring break through March 22. All college activities and dorms are closed through March 21.
Jackson County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale
To protect the public health in this time of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the Jackson County Master Gardener Association has regretfully canceled its Spring Plant Sale scheduled for March 21 at the County Service auditorium in Edna. No information on rescheduling is available.
Jury duty March 23 for Judge Randy Clapp’s 329th District court has been canceled.
Fort Bend County Events
Fort Bend County has canceled all events with over 250 people.
Wharton County Meeting
The Retired Teacher Meeting for April 1 has been canceled.
Service Canceled At First Baptist
First Baptist Church located at 206 Depot, will not hold service Sunday, March 15. Online service will be available.
Republican Party April 16 Fundraiser
The Republican Party of Wharton County has canceled or postponed its April 16 fundraiser featuring Florida congressman and retired U.S. Srmy Lt. Col. Allen West.
March 14 Meeting for Sons Of The American Revolution
The Sons of the American Revolution Cradle of Texas Chapter No. 33 canceled its meeting that was scheduled for March 14 at 11:30 a.m. at El Campo Seafood & Grill.
Houston Rodeo moves fowl competitions to WCYF
The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is moving its broiler and turkey competition to the Wharton County Youth Fairgrounds this Saturday. Poultry will start checking in at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 14.