Things to Do

Hill Country Happenings: November 20 – November 26, 2016

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Thanksgiving is upon us. Here in the Hill Country celebrate all we have to be thankful for with these fun events. Enjoy some quality family time and maybe even find a deal or two. Whatever your plans have a safe and gratitude filled week!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Fredericksburg Trade Days, antiques, Texas Hill Country

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Arts in the Park Fall Concert Series: Austin Cajun Aces Nate Jacobson & Crooked Bow  This free to the public concert series is a local favorite. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will move to Old 300 Barbecue’s “The Back Forty” event hall. Sunday 2 p.m. – 12 a.m. Bindseil Park, Pecan St, Blanco, TX 78606. www.facebook.com

Fredericksburg Trade Days
 Get some pre-BlackFriday deals before Thanksgiving. 7 barns & acres and over 350 vendors of “Antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food and more.” Cost: $5.00 parking. Sunday 
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday Farms, 355 Sunday Farms Lane Fredericksburg, TX 78624. fbgtradedays.com

Life-Size Nativity Scene
 Life-size and fully restored historic Nativity figures are on display for public viewing at Comfort Park. Sunday, November 20-December 31, 2016. 423 Main Street Comfort, TX 78013. www.comfortchamber.com 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Blues, Music

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Blue Mondays with Ben Beckendorf’s Blues Boys Great local Blues talents on an outdoor patio. A beautiful setting for a great evening. Monday 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Silver Creek Beer Garden & Grille, 310 East Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.silvercreekfbg.com

Birds of a Feather
 Beginner or experienced birders welcome.  Meet other “birding buddies” and spot fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Cost: Adult day-use entry $6, Seniors 65 and above $3 Bring ID for free Bluebonnet Pass (half price entry), Kids 12 and under always free(All Day: Monday) PST Hill Country State Natural Area, 10600 Bandera Creek Rd, Bandera, TX 78003. 
Please call HCSNA headquarters for more info or Email: [email protected]

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

story time, Bandera Public Library

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Storytime Bring the kids to a free story-time. Tuesday. 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bandera Public Library. 515 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003. www.banderalibrary.org

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

farmers market

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Exit 505 Farmer’s Market Clean, local, farm-fresh foods, flowers, plants & gifts fill this market every Wednesday afternoon. Open year round, rain or shine. Wednesday 4 – 7 p.m. The River Star Arts & Event Park. 3785 HWY 27, Kerrville, TX 78028. theexit505farmersmarket.com

Thanksgiving Dance at Luckenbach with Dale Watson
Holiday Dancehall Show- Country-Rock n’ Roll-Western Swing. Cost: $10, Kids 12 & under are free. Wednesday 
9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 412 Luckenbach Town Loop, Luckenbach, TX. www.luckenbachtexas.com

Thursday, November 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Light Festival, Boerne, Texas Hill Country
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3rd Annual Turkey Day with the Dotins Bob Appel plays 8-10:30p.m. No Cover. Open to the public. Join the Thanksgiving party as they fry and smoke a couple of turkeys and do a pot-luck supper for all those without family or just wanting to get away. Bring your favorite dish for the pot-luck. Thursday 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Mercer Street Dancehall, 332 West Mercer St, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.mercerstreetdancehall.com