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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 17, 2012 Events
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Saturdays
March-December, 1pm-4pm. Bandera County Courthouse, 500 Main Street, Western display and strolling musicians. Sponsored by the Frontier Times Museum's Living History Project.
Fees/Admission Free.
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Saturdays
5am-8pm. Flying L Guest Ranch. Family fun & entertainment. Bar-B-Q chuck wagon dinner, wagon rides, roping lessons, and cowboy stage show.
Fees/Admission $25.
Contacts 800-292-5134.
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Saturdays
April-October. 8am-11am. Every Saturday in front of Sid's Bar B Que on Main Street.
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Saturdays
Solo jazz piano every Saturday evening at the Uptown Blanco Restaurant, 317 Main St., 6:30pm-9:30pm. Larry Natwick performs selections from the Great American Songbook. Repertoire includes compositions by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk.
Contacts 830-833-1579.
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November 17, 2012
Main Plaza. 5K & 10K Races, a Trail Walk, a Kids Fun Run, and an After Party.
Fees/Admission Register online or by calling.
Contacts 830-815-1040.
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Saturdays
9am. A great place to buy home grown fruits and vegetables. Under the Austin Ave & Brady Ave overpass.
Contacts 325-646-1422.
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November 17-18, 2012
Brownwood Coliseum, 500 E. Baker St. Sat. 9am-5pm. Sun. 10am-4pm. Buy, sell, trade. Lots of new and used guns, gun accessories, holsters, gun parts, clips, grips, ammo, reloading equipment, coins, military, knives of all kinds, jewelry, collectibles, and more.
Fees/Admission Admission is $5 for adults, kids under 12 free. $1 off for active military or NRA with ID.
Contacts 806-253-1322.
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November 17, 2012
10am-3pm. St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 725 FM 967. Homemade casseroles, cookies, cupcakes. Silent auction, fine arts exhibit and sale. Bounce house.
Contacts 512-295-3674.
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Saturdays
10am-noon. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Rd. 4. Come hike with us every Saturday as we learn about the geology and cool rock formatuioons at various places in the park.
Fees/Admission $3 per person. Pre-register.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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Saturdays
9am-1pm. Burnet County Courthouse Square.
Contacts 512-756-0834.
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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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Saturdays
9am-2pm. Alsace Tan & Salon, 503 US Highway 90 W. Featuring fresh locally grown vegetables and fruit both organic and farm grown. Don't miss the blackberries and blueberries!
Contacts 830-538-9141.
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November 17, 2012
Old Fashioned Christmas Snow Queen & Ice Princesses will serve as enthusiastic ambassadors for both Old Fashioned Christmas and the Castroville Area Chamber of Commerce. The contestants will be evaluated on appearance, poise, personality, intelligence, public speaking ability, current and future goals, and involvement in community affairs/extracurricular activities.
Contacts 830-538-3142.
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Saturdays
10am-2pm. High & 7th Streets. Fruits, veggies, crafts, homebaked breads, knife sharpener, more.
Contacts 830-997-1916.
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Saturdays
8am-noon (or sold out). 427 Main at Highway 27 and Broadway. CAFM is one of the oldest Farmers Market in Texas. A must do every Saturday morning.
Contacts 830-995-3368, 210-422-4869.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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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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November 17, 2012
Includes a lighted night parade, children’s activities, food and craft vendors. Downtown on 18th Street.
Contacts 830-426-3037.
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Saturdays, Sundays
Pecan Street Brewing, 106 E. Pecan Dr. Enjoy good food, hand-crafted beers, and live music on weekends. Entertainment and menu details online.
Contacts 830-868-2500.
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November 17, 2012-January 1, 2013
Nightly Mon.-Thu. 6pm-10pm and Fri. & Sat. 6pm-Midnight. 1685 N US Hwy 281 (1 mile north of Johnson City). More than half a million lights illuminate this Drive Thru Christmas Light Display nightly. Bring your family and experience it this year! From the 25' tall tree of light, and the Holidazzle Dancing Light show, to the drive thru tunnel of light, this display is sure to fill you with the Christmas Spirit. Enjoy the lights from the warmth of your car as you listen to our very own radio station that plays non-stop Christmas music, 101.7 FM The STAR. Back by popular demand this year "The One Silent Night" Live Nativity on Dec. 7 & 8.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-992-7646.
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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 17, 2012
6pm-9pm. Each year the parade is the official kickoff of the holiday season with the finale being the lighting of the courthouse.
Contacts 830-896-1155.
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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 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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Saturdays
9am. Every Saturday in Medina.
Contacts 830-796-8337.
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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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Saturdays
Open every Saturday, rain or shine, 9am to 1pm. 148 S. Castell Ave. 50 plus vendors featuring locally grown fresh produce, cheeses, meats, jams and jellies, flowers, art and much, much more! Enjoy live music and onsite chef demonstrations. “Yoga at the Market” – Every Saturday, free yoga classes on-site. 9am for the experienced student, 10am for first timers and beginners. Bring a mat, water bottle and towel.
Contacts 830-629-2223.
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November 17, 2012
3pm. Landa Park Dance Slab. Come and join us for the first annual New Braunfels Fall Fest! Families will enjoy square dancing, activity booths, food, live music, pie baking competition and much more.
Contacts 830-221-4370.
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Saturdays, Sundays
24814 Hamilton Pool Road. Tours are every Saturday and Sunday 10am, noon, 2pm, and 4pm.
Fees/Admission Open to the public.
Contacts 830-825-3442.
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November 17, 2012
7am-7pm. SSFCU FCU locations at 1604/Bandera (9253 N. Loop 1604 W) and De Zavala (12707 IH-10 W). Help those in need this holiday season as the San Antonio Food Bank and Security Service Federal Credit Union (FCU) collect Thanksgiving turkeys to put on the plates of hungry families across Southwest Texas. (more)
Fees/Admission Free. Donations encouraged.
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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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November 17, 2012
8:30am. SWTJC fountain area, 2401 Garner Field Rd. for the start & finish.
Fees/Admission Register online.
Contacts 830-591-7251.
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Saturdays
Wimberley Valley Watershed Association offers tours every Saturday at 10am (except holidays). 221 Woodacre Drive.
Fees/Admission Free. Donations welcome.
Contacts 512-722-3390.
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Saturdays
Old Oaks Ranch, 601 Old Oaks Ranch Rd. Every Saturday at 11am and 1pm, the ranch will be offering ranch tours to see the alpacas, sculptures, and fibers.
Contacts 512-847-8784.
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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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