In This Issue — Gala to support Bluebonnet Children's Center in Concan, Holiday Home Tour in Fredericksburg, Santa's Drive-Thru, Wimberley's Taste Buds, Christmas in God's Country, Christmas on Dripping Springs' Mercer Street, Santa Goes West to Enchanted Springs, Christmas festivities and a fundraising street dance in Johnson City.
Teeing Off Fore a Good Cause!
Jingle Ball! Jingle Ball! Jingle Ball all the way! Mark your calendar for the Second-Annual Jingle Ball Golf Tournament and Gala, at the Club at Concan & House Pasture Cattle Co. in ConCan, Texas.
Following the golf tournament, there will be a magnificent gala, featuring live music by John Conlee, Charlie Montague and Camille Sanders. Read More
Christmas in God’s Country
Hondo Area Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its annual Christmas in God’s Country Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas in God’s Country has been an annual tradition for the people of Hondo and the surrounding areas to come together to shop, eat, dance, play, and be merry. Read More
Free Street Dance to Recognize, Benefit our Blanco County Firefighters
On Saturday, November 12th, make plans to head to Johnson City for a wonderful, family-oriented, old-fashioned street dance from 3 pm – 10 pm, weather permitting. The purpose is to recognize and benefit our Blanco County Firefighters who have done an extraordinary job protecting us during this extreme drought, but at the same time have worn out equipment and tires at a far above average rate. Read More
Holiday Home Tour, Tannenbaum Ball Celebrate Preservation Week
Visitors from across the state will travel to the Hill Country to celebrate a popular Fredericksburg holiday tradition as Preservation Week returns to the Gillespie County Historical Society this December 3-10, with an all-new Holiday Home Tour and Tannenbaum Ball.
This year the Holiday Home Tour kicks off the historic week on Saturday, December 3, 2011, from noon until 6 p.m. Read More
Johnson City-Christmas Hill Country Style
On Friday, November 25th, the 22nd official lighting of the Blanco County Courthouse will begin with Santa’s arrival at 6:30 p.m. Along with the 100,000+ lights glowing as bright as the Star of Bethlehem will be a Chuck Wagon Food Court, live band music, horse drawn carriage rides, and the Johnson City Garden Club selling Christmas ornaments and crafts in the courthouse lobby. Read More
Ring in the Christmas Season with a Hometown Festival
Make it a holiday tradition to start the Christmas season off with a little hometown flair. The 7th Annual Christmas on Mercer Street will return Saturday, December 3rd to the small and quaint downtown setting in Dripping Springs. The whole area will sparkle with lights, decorations, and excitement. Admission is free to the public. Read More
River RockFest Classic Rock Concert Set for Nov. 12
Save the date for our River RockFest held in Concan on Saturday, November 12, 2011. This outdoor Classic Rock concert will have live bands playing through the day on an outdoor stage. A tribute to Classic Rock will include bands that are the best in the business dressing and sounding just like the original legendary bands. Read More
Santa Goes West to Enchanted Springs Ranch’s Cowboy Christmas
Recommended by Oprah and The History Channel, the world famous Enchanted Springs Ranch, located at 242 State Hwy. 46 West in Boerne, invites families to celebrate the holidays “Old West” style at its annual Cowboy Christmas.
Our Authentic Old West Town and Movie Set will become a “Western Wonderland” with lots of kids activities, wild animal park, wagon rides, kids playground, arrest-a-guest, puppet shows, and cowboy skits. Read More
Santa’s Ranch Drive-thru Christmas Light Park Set to Open November 4 for 2011 Season
When Santa’s Ranch first lit up the Central Texas night sky in 2003, the park’s owner wanted to create something magical and lasting. As he prepares the drive-through Christmas light park for the 2011 season, Frank Bass finds confirmation that he has done just that in thousands of smiling faces he sees every year.
“We look forward to celebrating our ninth season with our visitors, both those who return year after year and new ones who are finding us for the first time,” Frank says. Read More
Taste Buds Food & Wine is The Taste of Texas!
Two years ago, Maggie Nyland decided to combine her love of Texas cuisine with her extensive experience in the retail food business and Taste Buds Food & Wine was born!
Located in Wimberley, Taste Buds Food & Wine offers a vast array of unique and delicious Texas-made products.
Every time you come to Taste Buds, you will discover something fantastic! Read More