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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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November 16, 2012 Events
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Fridays
2pm-5pm. Tour at 4pm. 231 San Saba Ct..
Contacts 830-833-2534.
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Fridays
6pm-7pm. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Road 4 West. After a brief safety and basic fishing skill instruction, children will get a chance to go fishing with a Park Ranger and a Master Naturalist. This is a catch and release program that introduces fishing to our youngsters. A limited amount of fishing equipment (including poles and bait) is available to check out through the Tackle Loaner Program at the park, or bring your own. Adult supervision is highly recommended.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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November 16-17, 2012
10am-6pm. Galloway Hammond Recreation Center, 1601 S. Water. Christmas shop with the hand picked vendors. Market shoppers will enjoy a wide array of interesting vendors from all over the hill country. Enjoy Christmas music. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase.
Contacts 512-756-6180.
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November 2-17, 2012
5pm-8pm. Artisans at Rocky Hill, 234 W. Main St. Fine art showing featuring the latest works by two friends, Marion Loucks and Melissa Starry. Reception Nov. 2. Refreshments will be served. Demonstrations Nov. 3. (more)
Contacts 830-990-8160.
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Fridays
4pm-7pm. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd. A Gruene Hall tradition. Enjoy happy hour, prize giveaways, and the best in Texas tunes, broadcasted live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels with Mattson Rainer. You never know who might stop by -- Reckless Kelly, Junior Brown, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Walt Wilkins, and Gary P. Nunn have all stopped by for a chat.
Contacts 830-629-5077.
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January 20, 2012; February 17, 2012; March 16, 2012; April 20, 2012; May 18, 2012; June 15, 2012; July 20, 2012; August 17, 2012; September 14, 2012; October 19, 2012; November 16, 2012; December 14, 2012
6pm-9pm. Pecan Street Brewing, 106 E. Pecan Dr. Drivers of classic, collector, antique or hotrod cars or trucks who arrive by 7pm are eligible for door prizes. Come out and see the cars and explore the galleries, shops & restaurants in Johnson City.
Contacts 830-868-2500.
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November 16-17, 2012
Fri 5:30pm-8:30pm. Sat 9am-1pm. First Baptist Church, 202 S. 8th. Friday's event is "Enjoy the Sights, Sounds, Smells, and Tastes of Christmas." Live music and classic Christmas food samples. And crafts for sale that have been made by the FBC members especially with the holidays in mind. All ticket holders will receive a free Christmas Cookbook containing the recipes for the food samples offered during the event. Most Amazing Christmas Sweater. Sat, the sale of all the remaining holiday crafts will be held from 9 to 1.
Fees/Admission Friday admission $5.
Contacts 325-446-2083.
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November 8, 2012-December 8, 2012
Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm. Sun., 1pm-4pm. KACC Kerr Arts and Cultural Center. Unique, custom crafted furniture by prize winning Texas furniture makers.
Contacts 830-895-2911.
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November 16-18, 2012
Nov. 16, 9am-6pm. Nov. 17, 9am-4pm. Nov. 18, 10am-3pm. Visit with Santa, Nov. 18, 11am-2pm. YO Hotel Grand Ballroom, 2033 Sidney Baker, vendor booths from Hill Country Artisans. Sleigh Bell Boutique is the place to shop for unique holiday decor, apparel, home accessories, jewelry, and so much more from Hill Country artisans. Sponsored by Victorious Walk Ministries.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 830-285-8664.
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November 16, 2012-January 1, 2013
More than 2 million lights transform Lakeside Park into a holiday wonderland. Open 6-10 p.m. (weather permitting).
Contacts 830-693-4449.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
10am-5pm, Thursday through Saturday. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment.
Contacts 830-798-2157.
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November 16, 2012
5pm-6:30pm. A parade that is sure to get the entire family in the holiday spirit! Followed by the opening of the Walkway of Lights.
Contacts 830-693-2815.
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November 8, 2012; November 9, 2012; November 10, 2012; November 15, 2012; November 16, 2012; November 17, 2012; November 23, 2012; November 24, 2012; November 29, 2012; November 30, 2012; December 1, 2012
900 FM 1431. Jan. 3-5, Billy Bahama & Renee. Nov. 9, Amber Lucille. Nov. 10, Jenna McDaniel. Nov. 16 & Dec. 1, Jayce Johnson. Nov. 17 & 29, Wake Eastman. Nov. 23, Danny Brooks. Nov. 24, Jamie Hanks & Jodie Proctor.
Contacts 830-693-2245.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
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November 1, 2012-December 30, 2012
See 1.5 million lights. Christmas Light Park. 1 mile south of exit 199 on I-35.
Contacts 830-743-1293.
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November 16-18, 2012
Nov. 16, 10am-6pm. Nov. 17, 10am-6pm. Nov. 18, 11am-5pm. New Braunfels Civic Center, 380 S. Seguin Ave. 24th Annual Weihnachtsmarkt, a Christmas Market to benefit the Sophienburg Museum & Archives. Visitors to Weihnachtsmarkt can enjoy a glass of wine or a holiday poinsettia while they are treated to a shopping extravganza with unique decorations, specialty items, Sophie's Cafe, fabulous gifts and antiques offered by a wide array of retail merchants and artisans and a raffle with fabulous prizes. Children can visit with Santa at breakfast on Saturday morning (reservations required) or have their picture taken with him any time during the market.
Fees/Admission $10 daily admission. $15 multi-day admission. Strollers extra.
Contacts 830-629-1572.
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November 16, 2012
6pm. Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, 1741 Herbelin Rd. Presented by Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts. Wine & food pairings, barrel tastings, winery tour, wine toss, live auction. Throughout the evening, you will be awed with wine arias and festive choruses from some of the world’s best known and loved operas about food, wine and debauchery that would make Bacchus proud! (more)
Fees/Admission Tickets $60 and can be purchased online or in the tasting room.
Contacts 830-885-4076.
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November 16, 2012
6pm. The festive holiday lights of downtown New Braunfels are lit this night in honor of Santa's arrival and to usher in the holiday season. Brought to you by The Downtown Association, HEB and the City of New Braunfels.
Contacts 830-221-4350.
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Fridays
8pm Weekly rodeo at the BR Lighting Ranch, 818 FM 1283, featuring bull riding, steer riding, calf roping, barrel racing, mutton busting, and more, plus high-diving aqua mules.
Fees/Admission $6, free for kids 5 & under.
Contacts 830-535-4096. Call Jerry to enter 830-796-0031.
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Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
5pm-8:30pm. VFW Post 8800, 7755 FM 2673. Wed. Fiesta Night. Drinks, karaoke, shuffleboard. Bingo every Thur. Kitchen opens at 6pm, cards go on sale at 6:30pm. Burger night every Fri. Smoke-free.
Contacts 830-899-7774.
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November 16-17, 2012
Nov. 16, 7pm. Nov. 17, 2pm. Presented by The Magik Theatre. Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House.
Fees/Admission Tickets $10.
Contacts 830-278-4184.
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Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays during November 9, 2012-December 2, 2012
Fri & Sat, 8pm. Sun, 2:30pm. Wimberley Playhouse, 450 Old Kyle Road. Auther talk-back Nov. 7 at 8pm. Written by Del Shores. Directed by Aaron Johnson. For mature audiences, contains strong language and adult situations.
Fees/Admission Reserved seats $18. Opening night $20 with reception. Students $10 with ID.
Contacts 512-847-0575.
Website
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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