Holiday Happenings…

November 27th, 2012 at 10:04 am by under Weather

It may still be weeks away, but if you are trying to get yourself and your family into the holiday spirit, there are a few goings on around the area that could help!  Here is a list of holiday happenings scheduled to take place over the next few days in and around Central Texas:

San Marcos Sights & Sounds Of Christmas

 The Sights & Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos is perfect for the whole family to enjoy four nights filled with fun & holiday cheer. Come out to take a picture with Santa, enjoy live music, browse arts and crafts and of course eat, all under thousands of twinkling lights at this year’s Sights & Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos, TX. The park will be open 5:30-10:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30-11pm on Friday and 1-11pm on Saturday.

San Marcos Plaza Park
206 N. C M Allen Pkwy.
San Marcos, TX 78667
(512) 393-8430



23rd Annual Dickens’ Christmas In Lockhart

 Lockhart, Texas is transformed into 19th century England as the weekend kicks off Fri evening with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 7pm on the Courthouse Square. Then, all day Sat, the holiday celebration continues with food, arts & crafts vendors, and free musical and kids entertainment. This unique community event ends with the the lighting of the Yule Log. Then the library and the historic downtown are lit with thousands of lights.



Ballet New Braunfels Presents The Nutcracker

he Nutcracker is a timeless Christmas classic ballet that tells the whimsical tale of Clara and her dreamland adventures with her beloved Nutcracker Prince. This is a great holiday tradition for all ages, children and adults alike. Show times:  Friday November 30 7:00pm, Saturday December 1 1:00pm, Saturday December 1 7:00pm.

Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre
290 W. San Antonio St.
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 627-0808


Christmas At The Capitol

A Cappella Texas presents our annual FREE concert at the Capitol rotunda. With guest quartets and sing-a-long favorites, it will be yuletide fun for the whole family.



2012 Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run

The Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run is a 5K Fun Run put on by the Sunrise Rotary Club of Round Rock and City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation. Net proceeds will go to the maintenance and improvement of the city’s Play for All Abilities Park for children with cognitive or physical challenges.

When:  Sunday December 2 @ 5:30pm



2nd Annual Merry Movie Night Under The Stars (Saturday, Dec 1  6:30p to 10:00p)

 FREE Admission
RSVP Get Tickets:

Come sit with us under the stars to watch two beloved classics:
6:30 pm: A Charlie Brown Christmas
7:30 pm: A Christmas Story

Bring your own blanket and we’ll have tempting treats for kids and adults…and yes, there will be beer! This is an official Austin Shop Crawl event. Use your FREE Austin Shop Crawl Badge to benefit from the specialty discounts. Don’t forget to bring a toy for Toys for Tots. Seating starts at 6:00 pm.


Next week we’ll compile another list highlighting the latest and greatest of the holiday schedule for the area.  Until then, enjoy the most wonderful time of the year!!

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