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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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December 2, 2012 Events
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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.
Website
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December 1-2, 2012
10am-5pm. Kendall County Fairgrounds, 1307 River Rd. Three buildings of vendors featuring 100% handmade, handcrafted, homemade merchandise. Bake sale, food and drink concessions, scheduled visits from Santa, photos with Santa, children's activities, carolers, shopping & Gift ideas for all ages, door prizes, a holiday festive atmosphere and complementary holiday spiced tea.
Fees/Admission $3 for adults, children 12 & under free. Free parking.
Contacts 830-249-2541.
Website
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December 1-2, 2012
10am-dusk both days. 121 Main St. 33rd annual holiday kick-off celebration at City Park. Parade, carnival, live music, food, crafts, antiques and collectibles for sell.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-422-7863.
Website
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December 2, 2012
9am-4pm (June-Aug 3pm). First Sundays March to December. Canyon Lake Event Center, 1272 FM 2673. Behind Kathi's Resale by Mountain Valley Middle School.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 830-964-6400.
Website
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November 29, 2012-December 2, 2012; December 6-9, 2012
Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 FM 2147 West. By Walton Jones, David Wihl, and Faye Greenberg. Just in time for the holidays comes the long-awaited sequel to The 1940s Radio Hour. It's Christmas Eve 1943 and the Feddington Players are on the air. Join them live as they present their annual Christmas program. Step back in time, once again, to the golden age of radio as this show sings its way into your heart. Songs include A Coconut Christmas, That Cute Little Elf, and swing arrangements of many holiday standards.
Contacts 830-798-8944.
Website
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December 2, 2012
1pm-5pm. Hosted by Texas H2Oasis. Rocking-Horse Fandango capps off the event 5:30pm-7:30pm for VIPP ticket-holders. The Barn Tour takes in five barns decorated for the Christmas season, following I-35 from Kyle to Buda. Appetizers, Christmassy baked goods, and soft drinks, along with live music, entertainment, demos, and mini-clinics are all included. See website for schedule. All proceeds benefit the mustangs.
Fees/Admission Tickets required.
Contacts 512-858-4740.
Website
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December 1-2, 2012
Sat. 10am-5pm. Sun. Noon-4pm. Hosted by Dripping Springs Lion’s Club. 2nd annual. Dripping Springs area merchants welcome visitors with an open house and gift tour during the peak of the holiday gift shopping season. Enjoy refreshments at each stop on the tour which begins downtown during “Christmas on Mercer Street.” This is the perfect event for a day spent with friends and family members, clubs and church groups. (more)
Fees/Admission Purchase a $25 ticket to participate in the Gift Tour and receive a festive holiday container with a map to all participating stores. At each store, you will receive a special free gift to fill your container and enjoy refreshments while shopping. At the end of the tour, your festive box will be filled to the brim with holiday gifts to keep or to give! Pre-registration through November 27. Tickets are limited to the first 100 purchasers. Any remaining tickets may be purchased at the door on Sat., Dec. 1, for $35.
Contacts 512-394-9222.
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December 2-4, 2011; December 9-11, 2011; December 16-18, 2011; November 30, 2012-December 16, 2012
Includes 22 wineries in the Texas Hill Country.
Contacts 512-914-5561, 866-621-9463.
Website
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December 2, 2012; December 15, 2012; December 25, 2012
Pat's Hall, 406 Post Oak Rd. Dec. 2, Johnny Schuch’s 65th Birthday Bash Benefitting Chris Staats Memorial Scholarship Fund. Dec. 15, Marty White & Blue Clear Sky with Johnny Rodriguez . Dec. 25, Bo Porter Band.
Contacts 830-997-7574.
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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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.
Website
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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 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 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, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
Website
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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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December 2, 2012
7:30pm. Brauntex Theater, 290 W. San Antonio. San Antonio 3 Tenors, Gli Unici, to capture all the dynamics and spirit of the Christmas season. Sponsored by the Downtown Lunch Rotary Club of New Braunfels, the tenors include Donald Braswell of Boerne, most well known for being America’s Got Talent 2009 3rd runner up, joined by Timothy Birt and William Chapman. The tenors have been referred to as Gli Unici–the only ones–because they come close to the sound of the original three tenors.
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets online.
Contacts 830-627-0808.
Website
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Sundays
2pm. Regular Sunday afternoon extravaganza featuring everyone's favorite local legend Al Barlow. Phun and phabby times at the phantastic Phoenix. Cold beer, great food, weekly guests, friendly atmosphere, good times.
Location
The Phoenix Saloon
Fees/Admission No cover.
Contacts 830-643-1400
Website
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November 30, 2012-December 9, 2012
Seekatz Opera House, 265 W. San Antonio St. New Braunfels Theatre Company presents "A Christmas Survival," a Christmas musical production.
Website
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December 2, 2012
3pm-7pm. 257 E. South St. Dance polkas, waltzes, country & big band to the sounds of The Seven Dutchmen. Guests welcome and memberships available.
Contacts 830-660-4866.
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December 2, 2012
3:00pm. Western Heritage Cowboy Church, 7146 FM 1283. Enjoy the stories and songs of Christmas as performed by Bandera's own Almost Patsy Cline Band. Refreshments during intermission. Bandera Community Foundation.
Fees/Admission $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Contacts 830-796-4447.
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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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December 2, 2012
10am-4pm. Seguin Coliseum, 950 S. Austin. Annual sale of handmade arts and crafts. Vendors from all around Central Texas will offer holiday shoppers gifts and goods in a variety that defies the imagination. All goods for sale are handmade or enhanced by hand by the vendor. Door prizes from vendors are awarded every 15 minutes.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 830-401-0810.
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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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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