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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 24, 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.
Website
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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
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.
Website
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November 23, 2012-January 2, 2013
Take a stroll through the path of lights and Christmas scenery in Bindseil Park, 300 Pecan St., as you go through Christmas in Blanco's Trail of Lights.
Contacts 830-833-5101.
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October 13, 2012; October 27, 2012; November 10, 2012; November 24, 2012; January 12, 2013; January 26, 2013
10am-11am. Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled, one mile hike on the Caswell Nature Trail. Led by a master naturalist, you will learn about the history of Blanco State Park, as well as how to identify local plants and wildlife along the trail. Bring a bottle of water and the whole family; all ages are welcome.
Location
Blanco State Park
Fees/Admission Regular entrance fees apply. $4 per person, children 12 and under are free.
Contacts 830-833-4333
Website
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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.
Website
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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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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.
Website
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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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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.
Website
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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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November 24, 2012
Historic District streets are filled with arts & crafts booths, live music, entertainment and a visit from Santa and his elves for photos. Comfort’s antique and specialty shops are decorated for the holidays and filled with treasurers for gift giving. The wonderfully festive day is topped off with the Lighted Night Parade that travels through High Street in the Historic District.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-995-3131.
Website
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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November 24, 2012
Mills County Civic Center.
Contacts 325-648-3619.
Website
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November 24, 2012
Contacts 254-386-3216.
Website
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November 23, 2012-January 1, 2013
The Blanco County Courthouse, in Johnson City, glows with 100,000+ lights for a full month of holiday splendor. Also featured are a one million light display at the PEC headquarters on Avenue F, Christmas in the Park and light displays throughout the community. Each weekend, the Garden Club fills the Courthouse with Christmas ornaments and holiday crafts for purchase.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-868-7684.
Website
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November 24, 2012
5:30pm. Clickety Cloggers will start of the second night of Lights Spectacular with a performance in the street in front of the Courthouse on the Square. The highlight of the evening is the Lighted Hooves and Wheels Parade at 6:30pm and pictures with Santa in Memorial Park on Main Street. The Chuck Wagon Food Court will be open, the Courthouse lobby will be filled with the Garden Club’s Christmas ornaments and crafts and carriage rides will be available.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-868-7684.
Website
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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.
Website
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November 23-25, 2012; December 1-2, 2012; December 8-9, 2012; December 15-16, 2012; December 22-23, 2012; December 29-30, 2012
6pm-9pm. Courthouse lobby. Garden Club's Christmas ornaments, crafts, post cards, bird houses, bumper stickers and local cook books. Proceeds support local non-profit organizations.
Contacts 830-868-7010.
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November 24, 2012
9am-4pm. 11th annual. Whittington's Jerky and General Store, 604 Hwy 281 South. Hourly door prizes including gift baskets with Whittington's Jerky products and other goodies. Children's activities, book signings and wine tasting.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-868-5500.
Website
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November 24, 2012
3pm. 4th annual. Sponsored by The First Christian Church of Johnson City. Medals will be awarded for each age group and there will also be a drawing for door prizes.
Fees/Admission Register online.
Contacts 830-868-9131, 512-577-4833.
Website
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November 24, 2012; December 1, 2012; December 15, 2012
6pm-9pm. National Park Rangers will provide an open house and relive a 1920’s small town Christmas celebration in this decked out historic home located on Elm Street, one block south of Hwy 290 (Main Street) in Johnson City. Free. Complemented by stunning lighting display at the PEC, across the street.
Contacts 830-868-7128, ext. 244.
Website
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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.
Website
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November 23, 2012-December 31, 2012
6pm-10pm. Badu Park. Christmas lights strung along the Llano River glow each night for families to enjoy. Come stroll with us! Llano reflects upon the season and thousands of beautiful, colorful Christmas lights along the river. Come join us each night for a walk through the lighted archway that begins with hot chocolate and ends with Santa!
Contacts 325-247-5354.
Website
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November 24, 2012
7pm-11pm. The Rose in Llano, 809 W. Young. Held at Oestrich’s Rose with live music just in time to gear up and ring in the mood for the season. Enjoy the fantastic dance floor with plenty of room for boot scooting.
Contacts 325-247-5156.
Website
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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.
Website
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
10am-5pm, Thursday through Saturday. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment.
Contacts 830-798-2157.
Website
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November 24, 2012
Marilynn Huston Fine Art Dolls at Marta Stafford Fine Art Gallery, 112 Main St..
Contacts 830-693-9999.
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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.
Website
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
Website
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November 24, 2012
10am. Christmas festivities. Courthouse Square. Local talent singing and visit from Santa/Tannenbaum. Arts and crafts show, on the square unless there is severe weather, in this case it will be held at the Mason Community Building.
Contacts 325–347–5758.
Website
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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.
Website
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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.
Website
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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.
Website
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November 23-25, 2012
405 Valley View West Rd. Features 25 artists and the music of Ponty Bone.
Contacts 512-754-8171.
Website
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November 24, 2012-December 31, 2012
Sun-Thur 6pm-9pm. Fri-Sat 6pm-10pm. Stroll along a walking trail through 8 acres of lighted displays decorated by more than 100 local businesses, community groups and families. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and live entertainment (weather permitting). Visit website for schedule.
Location
EmilyAnn Theatre and Garden
Contacts 512-847-6969.
Website
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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.
Website
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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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