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Starring: Historic Movie Theater that Livens Up Town Square
Small towns are notorious for not having anything to do. Fortunately, for the folks in Llano, that’s not the case, and it hasn’t been for at least the last 87 years. Located on the town square, which surrounds the Llano County Courthouse, the Latex, Llano’s premiere movie theater, has been preserved and is used most weekends out of the year, bringing either the latest blockbuster movie to the residents of this small and growing town, to special movies produced by the local film society t ... Read More
Llano Rodeo Arena Offers More Than Just Roping
“If you build it, they will come.” The line, made famous in the Kevin Costner movie, Field of Dreams, is apropos for the Llano Events Center, the covered rodeo arena that was built a little more than two years ago. Designed and build by Tommy Morrison of T. Morrison Construction, the arena has become more than in its short history than was expected when the Llano Economic Development Committee began dreaming of the building. Located at 2200 Ranch Road 152, the arena has seen ropers, rider ... Read More
Llano’s Blue Bell Bluegrass Festival And Classic Car Show Kicks Off
Wave your flag this Memorial Day weekend at Llano’s Fourth Annual Blue Bell Bluegrass Festival and Classic Car Show, May 23-25! Three days of celebration kick off Friday, May 23 at 5:30 pm with “A Taste of Llano”, where you can experience the fare from restaurants around town. At the same time, listen to Bluegrass musicians from the central Texas area in an open jam session at the American Legion Hall. Bluegrass musicians hit the stage Saturday morning for a full day of music from top- ... Read More
Llano: Come On Down and Sit a Spell
October Weekend Celebrates Heritage
By Heather Wagner Life happens in the blink of an eye. The world is moving at an increasingly frenetic pace; don’t you sometimes wish that you could go back to a slower, gentler time? In October, Llano hits the rewind button and takes you back to a time when people traveled by covered wagon, and food was cooked long and slow over an open flame. Read More
Crawfish Festival! Good Times Guaranteed
They say that nothing in life is guaranteed, and most days, they’re probably right. But there is one guarantee that you can take to the bank – that every year, just as the bluebonnets begin to show their blooms and the hillside grasses turn into a magnificent sea of green, Llano will be getting ready to put on the biggest of the big events in the Hill Country. Twenty-four short years ago, a group of friends wanting to have a party and do some good, started the Llano Crawfish Open, combinin ... Read More
Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Heritage Days Festival, & Ranch Rodeo Returns to Banks of Llano River for Octo
The Llano River Chuck Wagon Cook-off will take place on the banks of the beautiful Llano River in Badu Park, Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21. Anyone wanting to explore the wonders of a historic downtown and county courthouse are welcome for the festivities of the Llano Heritage Days Festival on the square. Read More
Second Annual Bluegrass, Bluebell Festival Promises to be Double the Fun
Llano will celebrate Memorial Day with the 2nd Annual Bluebell/Bluegrass Classic Car Show and Festival May 25 through May 28 around the downtown Historic District. Highlights of the festival will be the Taste of Llano at the American Legion Hall on Friday evening sponsored by the Llano Chamber of Commerce and Family Night at the Thrills of America carnival which will be set up in Grenwelge Park downtown. Free Blue Bell Ice Cream will be given away Saturday (while supply lasts) while nationally ... Read More
Music, Games, Fun, 13,000 Pounds of Crawfish
23rd Annual Llano Crawfish Festival Slated for April 20-21
Twenty-three short years ago, a group of friends – hunters from Beaumont and local Llanoites – decided to have a golf tournament with a crawfish boil and barbecue afterward. They all agreed that money raised from the event would be donated to a Llano man in need of a motorized wheelchair; and thus the Llano Crawfish Open was born. Read More
Starry, Starry Nights
The lights will soon be shining bright and the music filling the air as the Llano Christmas Lighting Committee is underway with what promises to be the biggest and best lighted Christmas Park yet. Just below the bridge, on the banks of the Llano River, at Badu park will be the location for the 10th annual Starry Starry Nights. Read More
Hunters Welcome in Llano, Texas
Llano is frequently referred to as the Deer Capital of Texas. With the fall temperature change, Llano experiences an influx of hunters from all over the United States. To show appreciation for them traveling through Llano, stopping, shopping, and stocking up on deer corn and supplies, the Llano Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Hunter’s Appreciation event on the Friday before deer hunting season officially opens. This November 5th, as our hunters are passing through Llano, the chamber wil ... Read More
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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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