14–29 – Kilgore
Sample craft brews from around Texas and talk to the brewers
who make them. Enjoy our historic district and the unique
businesses represented. 979-836-3696 or visit
21-23 - Kerrville
KERR COUNTY FAIR...
Exhibits, petting zoo, cook-off, bull riding, dance, carnival
& mid-way, children’s activities, stage entertainment,
vendors, food & beverages, something for everyone! Hwy 27 East
in Kerrville. In its 37th year!
22 - Elgin
29th HOGEYE FESTIVAL...
Texas’ biggest small-town block party. 10am-6pm. “The Sausage
Capital of Texas” presents live music, handmade arts/crafts,
carnival, cow-patty bingo, car show, kid’s activities, BBQ
Pork Cook-off, royal coronation & more! Historic Downtown. On
Hwy 290, just 19 mi. east of Austin.
22–23 - Gruene Historic District / New Braunfels
24th ANNUAL TEXAS CLAY FEST...
Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display,
sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques.
Hands-on activities available for children. (830) 629-7975.
28–30 - Flatonia
Come celebrate the 44th Annual Czhilispiel as the historic
area of the town is once again blocked off for all to enjoy 3
days of live entertainment, CASI Czhili Cook Off, tented
biergarten, food, Street Market, special events, contests,
games and concerts by Kevin Fowler, Josh Ward and Curtis
4–5 - College Station
BRAZOS VALLEY WORLDFEST - CELEBRATE
THE WORLDWIDE CULTURES...
Enjoy 20 performing groups, culture displays, merengue & salsa
dance lessons, storytelling, international cuisine,
demonstrations, arts/crafts, equestrian horsemanship, and
Latin music. Fri 6-10pm & Sat 10am-5pm.
Wolf Pen Creek Park.
CHRISTMAS AT THE MANSION...
Heritage Belles bring the 1869 Giddings Stone Mansion alive!
Hermann Furniture is hosting a Christmas-themed open house at
the Giddings Stone Mansion, including a brunch, tea and home
tour to kick off the holiday season. For details, go to
For brunch or tea tickets, call (888) 886-7237.
26 - Anderson
TWILIGHT FIRELIGHT AT FANTHORP…
Celebrate the holidays with a journey back to the 1850s! Enjoy
the ambiance of the candlelit inn, period music, living
history, poetry, stagecoach rides, & holiday fare.
4:30-7:30pm. Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site. Tickets sold in
front of the Courthouse 4:30-7:30pm.
1, 2, 3 - Flatonia
CHRISTMAS IN FLATONIA...
Dec 1 - Lighting of Christmas Village & Santa, 6pm! Dec 2 -
Wonderful Winter Wine Walk (5:30-9pm)! Dec 3 - Merry Market
(9am-4pm) - Cookie/Candy Carnival & Santa. Civic Center, 208
E.N. Main St. in Flatonia. Exit 661 on I-10. (361) 865-3920.
1–18 - Brenham
UNITY THEATRE PRESENTS “LITTLE WOMEN”...
This heartwarming musical follows the adventures of the March
sisters... a timeless story filled with personal discovery and
love. Unity Theatre, 300 Church St. Call for tickets: (979)
2–3 - Brenham
DOWNTOWN BRENHAM’S CHRISTMAS STROLL AND
Enjoy live entertainment and holiday shopping as you stroll
the beautifully-lighted streets of Historic Downtown Brenham.
Saturday downtown lighted parade is sure to put everyone in
the holiday spirit. Free admission and free parking.
3 - Elgin
HOLIDAY BY THE TRACKS...
Catch the holiday spirit in Historic Downtown Elgin! Before or
after cutting your Christmas tree from one of two local tree
farms, enjoy live music, caroling, shopping & kid’s
activities. There are also pictures with Santa and a lighted
holiday parade at dusk. 9am-3pm. Only 19 miles east of Austin
on Hwy 290.
8–10 & December 15–17 - Canyon Lake
NORTH POLE VILLAGE...
Discover the magic of Christmas where children can write a
letter to Santa, pet puppies, adopt a toy, go “fishing”,
select Library books, make a craft, decorate cookies, get
their face painted, go on a hayride, see a nativity and sit on
Santa’s lap! 6pm-9pm. CRRC Recreation Center, 125 Mabel Jones
Dr., Canyon Lake, TX.
31 - Round Top
NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA...
International Festival-Institute, Hwy. 237 at Jaster Road.
Call for time, admission and reservations. (979) 249-3129, or
14, 2017- Brenham
Treat yourself, your spouse and your friends to a fun
afternoon and evening of sipping wine and swirling through
historic Downtown Brenham from 3-7pm. For a small fee,
attendees enjoy a tasty wine sampling and a collectible wine
glass. For details or to order tickets, call (979) 337-7384.