The second Lone Star event for The Common Thread for the Cure…as big as Texas.
This is the second annual fundraising industry event in Texas for The Common Thread for the Cure, an organization founded to support those in the A&D and furnishings industries who are battling breast cancer.
Our second annual event is set for September 26 in Waco, Texas, and precedes Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The event targets the Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio as well as Oklahoma markets and provides a fun and extraordinary opportunity for the architectural and design communities to come together statewide for a day to:
Raise awareness of The Common Thread for the Cure so those affected by breast cancer within our industry may utilize the resources available
Raise money to fund and distribute more Helping Hand Grants
CEU Charter Bus
(Dallas, Austin, and Houston only)
Take a complimentary charter bus to Waco and earn a CEU credit (HSW) on the way! Wi-Fi will be available. There’s limited seating, so pre-register to reserve your spot!
Join renowned textile entrepreneur, Kate Hable of Hable Construction, for coffee and pastries at Backyard Bar & Grill while she shares her design inspiration and Texas Family heritage. Registration required.
Katharine was raised in the small town of Corsicana, Texas with dreams of hitting the big city. With an academic foundation in journalism and marketing, Katharine refined her expertise at Polo Ralph Lauren and Kate Spade prior to collaborating with her sister Susan on Hable Construction in 1999. After 25 years in NYC, Katharine joined her sister back South in 2017 in Athens, Georgia where they have expanded their offerings to fabric collections with wonderful partners, like Momentum and S. Harris, and continue to work with collaborators Garnet Hill, Hickory Chair, Maitland Smith, Soicher Marin and HSN to name a few. Katharine likes to say she is the rat on the wheel in the cage… handling production, sales and marketing and day to day operations while assisting sister Susan in editing and merchandising, and that is just how she likes it.
Hop on a Waco Tour bus to see four beautiful homes that have been featured on HGTV, followed by a private tour of Jimmy Don's JDH Ironworks. There's limited seating, so sign up quickly before these run out!
The heart of the event! Join us at Backyard Stage Bar & Grill to learn more about The Common Thread for the Cure over lunch, listen to music, and see if you’ve won one of the big prizes! Who knows, there may even be a celebrity sighting! The venue will be open all afternoon, so feel free to stick around and indulge in your favorite beverage or get competitive with a game of cornhole.
Explore Waco! During your visit, stop by Magnolia Market, The Findery, and the Dr Pepper Museum, and take the free Silo Shuttle to see other popular local attractions.
Event Schedule + Parking Information
For more specifics regarding the day, including the schedule, meeting locations for transportation to Waco, parking, and more, click here to download the file.
Special thanks to the following companies who helped to make this year's event possible: