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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
Start Your Fires
Llano Chuck Wagon Cook-off – Oct. 15-17 Visiting Llano during the weekend of October 15-17, visitors will step back into the Old West during the 6th annual Llano Chuck Wagon Cook-off. Twenty authentic chuck wagons will be circling the camp, complete with living history campsites. Harold Castleman and the Highway 16 Band, featuring Jenny Taylor, will be providing the music as the cooks prepare quite an authentic Old West feast. Read More
A Visit to Llano
Llano is a great little town to visit, especially if you are from a big city or from another state. Modern conveniences may cause some to question the town’s slogan (“The way Texas used to be”), but it definitely contains elements of truth. Not only were most of the unique buildings constructed during the “Wild West” era, but the traditions and character of its people reflect that mostly-bygone era. Read More
Llano Promises These Deer You Won’t Want to Miss
Picture this: you’re driving through Llano on a quiet afternoon, the Hill Country sun blazes overhead and the town’s historic charm and colorful architecture ramble happily around you. But what’s that? A deer? Deer sightings in Llano are common, you think. But midday? In full sun? An eight- point buck stands proudly in the bank’s parking lot and looks as if it’s been skinny- dipping in a can of crazy paint. 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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