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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 7, 2013 Events
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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
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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December 7, 2013
Gather at 5 p.m. for caroling, Christmas stories and a live nativity with camp coffee and hot chocolate. Bandera City Park.
Contacts 800-364-3833.
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December 7, 2013
Welcome Santa to town. Begins at 11 a.m. Main Street.
Contacts 830-796-3280.
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December 7-14, 2013
Features a Western display in front of the Bandera County Courthouse and strolling entertainers on Main Street. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Main Street. Phone: (800)364-3833.
Contacts 800-364-3833.
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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December 6-7, 2013
This winter wonderland features live music, the Tannenbaum Trail, a pet parade, the lighted Weihnachts Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, and other events. Downtown.
Contacts 830-248-1601.
Website
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December 7-8, 2013
Three buildings of vendors. Hancrafted Merchandise. 8am-4pm Saturday, 9am-3pm Sunday.
Location
Kendall County Fairgrounds
Contacts 830-249-2839.
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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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February 2, 2013; March 2, 2013; April 6, 2013; May 4, 2013; June 1, 2013; July 6, 2013; August 3, 2013; September 7, 2013; October 5, 2013; November 2, 2013; December 7, 2013; January 4
10am-4pm. 700 E. Adams St. Museum will present a special interpretive program at 11am. A tour of the caboose, plus the Lehnis Heart of Texas Model Railroad Club will be working on the new permanent model railroad layout and will be available for questions.
Contacts 325-643-6376.
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December 7, 2013
A family friendly 5K and 10K walk or fun to benefit the Bulverde Food Pantry. Tejas Rodeo Co., 401 Obst Rd, Bulverde.
Contacts 210-316-1940.
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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.
Website
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Saturdays
8am-10am. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Rd 4. Join us for a bird watching boat tour. Enjoy a light breakfast as we tool around the lake in our electric boat looking for feathered friends.
Fees/Admission $20 adults, $16 pass holders, $16 seniors and children. Pre-registration required.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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December 6-7, 2013
December 6-8, 13-15 (more)
Contacts 512-756-6033.
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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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December 6-7, 2013
This 30th-annual event starts Friday with a walking parade, carolers and the lighting of Houston Square and the town’s Christmas tree. Then on Saturday, enjoy shopping with 250 vendors, food, live entertainment and visits with Santa. Houston Square, at Angelo and Paris streets. E-mail: chamber@castroville.com.
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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December 7, 2013
Make it a holiday tradition to start the Christmas season off with a little hometown flair. (more)
Contacts 512-858-4725.
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December 7, 2013
Make it a holiday tradition to start the Christmas season off with a little hometown flair. (more)
Contacts 512-858-4725.
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December 6-7, 2013
Purchase tickets online to receive a grapevine wreath to Decorate with ornaments from each winery visited on this self-guided tour. Vineyards and tasting rooms will be cloaked in lights, warmth and holiday fun. Various locations at 32 participating wineries.
Contacts 872-216-9463.
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December 7, 2013
Seven historic homes Decorated for the holidays are open for self-guided tours. A booklet with a tour map and full description of each home is included. Tickets required. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St., and area homes.
Contacts 830-990-8441.
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December 7-8, 2013
Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items, Christmas gifts and packaged Texas foods. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gruene Historic District.
Contacts 830-832-1721.
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December 7, 2013
Gruene closes out the many festivities of the day with a brass band street performance at 5 p.m. Then at 6 p.m., Cowboy Kringle rides into town on horseback to light up the town and hand out candy canes to the kids. Gruene Historic District.
Contacts 830-629-5077.
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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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December 7, 2013
Experience family life at the boyhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson as it was during the 1920s, lamp-lit and Decorated for the season. Then walk the short lighted trail to the Johnson Settlement to experience a late 1860s Christmas in frontier Texas with candles, oil lamps, and two fireplaces adding to the atmosphere of the season. Hours are 6-9 p.m. 200 E. Elm St.
Contacts 830-868-7128.
Website
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December 7, 2013
Meet early and set off at 9 a.m. for a motorcycle ride through Fredericksburg and Llano to the town of Cherokee, where participants deliver wrapped gifts to children at the Cherokee Home and share a meal. Starts at the courthouse, 101 E. Pecan St.
Contacts 830-868-4007.
Website
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December 7, 2013
Shop at a sidewalk sale and market from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with vendors on the courthouse square. The Llano Woman’s Culture Club annual Holiday Home Tour takes place at several homes in the area. Then Santa arrives on a fire truck in the lighted Christmas parade at dark. Downtown.
Contacts 325-247-5354.
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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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February 2, 2013; March 2, 2013; April 6, 2013; May 4, 2013; June 1, 2013; July 6, 2013; August 3, 2013; September 7, 2013; October 5, 2013; November 2, 2013; December 7, 2013
Experience new food and make new friends. Each dinner features four amazing courses paired with new and past vintage Flat Creek Estate wines (some featured wines may only be available at the dinner). (more)
Location
Flat Creek Estate
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets online.
Contacts 512-267-6310
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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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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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December 7, 2013
Come visit 6 beautiful homes in New Braunfels. They range from historic to modern. There is something for everyone. $12 Advance and $15 on tour day.
Contacts 830-822-0620.
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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December 7, 2013
Seven beautiful and unique locations. $12 Advance and $15 on tour day.
Contacts 830-401-0810.
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March 2, 2013; April 6, 2013; May 4, 2013; June 1, 2013; July 6, 2013; August 3, 2013; September 7, 2013; October 5, 2013; November 2, 2013; December 7, 2013
7pm-4pm. 601 FM 2325. First Saturday of the month from March through December. The oldest outdoor market in the Texas Hill Country and the second-largest in the state. We feature over 475 booths of everything you can't live without. Come stroll our tree-shaded paths, listen to live music and shop to your heart's content.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
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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December 7, 2013
Shop 475 booths at the Hill Country’s largest outdoor market. Lions Pavilion. 601 R.M. 2325.
Contacts 512-847-2201.
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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