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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 9, 2012 Events
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December 6-9, 2012
Downtown Bastrop shops open to 8pm.
Contacts 512-303-0558.
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December 6-9, 2012
1000 Main St. It’s all distinctly Christmas, distinctly Bastrop: the scent of pine, the sights and sounds of the holidays, reminders of past joys and new memories to warm your heart all year. More than 30 family friendly activities will mark the four-day weekend, all set in one of Texas’ most charming and historic cities, so unique that it has been singled out by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a “Distinctive Destination.”.
Fees/Admission Free.
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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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December 7, 2012; December 9, 2012
Dec. 7, Church of the Hills in Johnson City. Dec. 9, Blanco First Baptist Church. The Blanco County Community Choir, made up of singers from all corners of the county, perform an annual Christmas concert.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-833-5164.
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December 8-9, 2012; December 15-16, 2012
2pm-4pm. Cabela's. Santa pictures, elves workshop, holiday samplings, festive fun.
Contacts 512-295-1100.
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December 7-9, 2012; December 14-16, 2012
6pm-9pm. First Baptist Church of Burnet, 108 S. Vanderveer St. A Christmas gift to the State of Texas.
Fees/Admission Free. Donations accepted. Tour buses welcome. Free refreshments served at exit.
Contacts 512-756-6033.
Website
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December 8-9, 2012
7:30pm. Presented by Studio 29 Dance Center. BHS Auditorium, 1000 The Green Mile.
Contacts Ticket info: 512-756-1073.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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December 7, 2012; December 9, 2012
Dec. 7, Church of the Hills in Johnson City. Dec. 9, Blanco First Baptist Church. The Blanco County Community Choir, made up of singers from all corners of the county, perform an annual Christmas concert.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-833-5164.
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January 15, 2012; February 12, 2012; March 11, 2012; April 15, 2012; May 13, 2012; June 10, 2012; July 15, 2012; August 12, 2012; September 9, 2012; October 14, 2012; November 11, 2012; December 9, 2012
Noon-3pm. TASTE Wine+Art, 213 N. Nugent. 2nd Sundays.
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December 9, 2012
6:30pm. Presented by Trinity's Prime Time Singers. Trinity Baptist Church, 800 Jackson Rd..
Contacts 830-895-0114.
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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.
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December 9, 2012
3pm-5:30pm. Marble Falls Uptown Theater, 218 Main St. Women in Texas music band together for Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center and Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center fundraiser. Texas Guitar Women (Lisa Pankratz, Sarah Brown, Shelly King, & Cindy Cashdollar) fronted by singer/songwriters Ruby Dee, Penny Ney, Brennen Leigh, Teri Joyce, Brigitte London, Emily Herring, Mandy Marie Luke, Tina Wilkins and Meagan Tubb. (more)
Fees/Admission $20 advance/$25 at door. VIP Tables $125. Order tickets online.
Contacts 830-693-9996.
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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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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.
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December 6-9, 2012
Brauntex Theatre, 290 W. San Antonio St. Christian Yourth Theater presents the timeless Disney classic "The Little Mermaid."
Fees/Admission Online tickets $13, $15 at the door.
Website
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December 7-9, 2012
10m-5:30pm. Country Accents Antiques, 8312 Highway 16 South. 22nd annual. Open house.
Contacts 830-535-4979.
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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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December 9, 2012
4pm. Jackson Auditorium, 1000 West Court St. Celebrate the season with the Mid-Texas Symphony along with the Mid-Texas Symphony Chorus and the Community Music Academy Youth Choir. We'll spread some cheer as we play perennial favorites Sleigh Ride and selections from The Nutcracker. We'll also premier Carol Medley, an arrangement of beloved Christmas carols by our wonderful conductor, David Mairs. Tickets sell out quickly so get your tickets soon.
Fees/Admission Reserved $30, General Admission $25, Senior/College/Active Duty Military $20, student (18 and under) $5.
Contacts 830-372-8089.
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December 9, 2012
3pm. Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House. Presented by Main St. Uvalde & Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts. Directed by Mark Lyon.
Fees/Admission Tickets $15.
Contacts 830-278-4184.
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
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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