Things to Do

Hill Country Happenings: December 11 – December 17, 2016

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With the holidays in full swing, there are plenty of lights, sounds, and sights to enjoy. Nothing says holiday cheer like wandering through one of the many bazaars or wandering a neighborhood of Christmas lights. Enjoy this week of Hill Country Happenings.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

dog agility


Life-Size Nativity Scene Life-size and fully restored historic nativity figures are on display for public viewing at Comfort Park. November 20 – December 31, 2016. Comfort Park, 423 Main Street, Comfort.

Dog Agility Show
 Enjoy this one-of-a-kind show as dogs show off their skills. December 9 – 11,  8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Highway 27 East, Kerrville.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Blues, Music


Blue Mondays with Ben Beckendorf’s Blues Boys Great local blues talent on an outdoor patio. A beautiful setting for a great evening. December 12 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Silver Creek Beer Garden & Grille, 310 East Main, Fredericksburg.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

story time, Bandera Public Library

Photo: Flickr/Phillip

Storytime Bring the kids to a free story-time. December 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Bandera Public Library, 515 Main Street, Bandera.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

farmers market

Photo: theexit505farmersmarket

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

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Christmas Light Festival, Boerne, Texas Hill Country


Christmas Shoppe Local crafters and artisans display and sell their creations. Make your Christmas list complete by taking home crafts and foods such as woodwork, needlework, soaps, metal art, specialty pecans, and more. Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. – Noon, December 1- 17, Herby Ham Activity Center, 248 FM 3447, Uvalde.

Christmas Light Fest Drive through two miles of two million twinkling lights. Visit Santa’s village, eat some food, have a drink, shop the craft booths, and meet Santa. Cost: $27 per vehicle. November 24 – December 31, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Don Strange Ranch, 103 Waring Welfare Road, Boerne.


Christmas on the Creek A beautiful display of lights and other scenery that light up Sulphur Creek in W.M. Brook Park during the Christmas holidays! Free. December 1-31, 2016. W.M. Brook Park, Lampasas.

Friday, December 16, 2016

lights spectacular

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