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Hill Country Happenings: September 11-17, 2016

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Fall is in the air, and there are a lot of fall festivals, fundraisers, and fun going on this week. However, Sunday is the 15th anniversary of the tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001. Before heading out for some Hill County fun, take a moment to remember those who lost their lives and gave their all during the horrific events of that September day.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

911 memorialPhoto: City of San Marcos Texas

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony The San Marcos Fire Department invites you and your family to remember the tragedies of September 11, 2001 with them. The program will only last 15 – 20 minutes, but is one you will want to attend. Mayor Daniel Guerrero will open the program with a welcome speech and the San Marcos Fire Department Honor Guard will raise the flag, and afterward, the San Marcos Fire Department Bagpipers will play a tune before the Mayor proclaims a moment of silence. Flowers will be provided to be placed on the 9-11 Flower Memorial. Free. 8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Fire Bell at City Hall, 630 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, Texas. sanmarcostx.gov

Bill Elsbury Annual Fish Fry & Silent Auction Youth Fundraiser Bring a donation and enjoy a meal of fried catfish, hush puppies, french fries, coleslaw, beans, beverages, and delicious homemade desserts. Participate in the silent auction to score that perfect gift for Christmas. All donations fund the FUMC Youth and their journey with Jesus. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Johnson City Activity Center, 105 LBJ Dr., Johnson City, Texas. Facebook/FUMC-Johnson City-Youth

Boerne Market Days On the 2nd weekend of every month, Boerne holds their fabulous Market Days. There, treasure seekers are bound to find a grand assortment of antiques and modern objets d’art. To keep up your energy while shopping, there are plenty of tasty treats to choose from and upbeat music playing. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Plaza, Boerne, Texas. visitboerne.org

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