December 3 and 4, 2009
•Panther Pep Rally: Starts at 6:00pm on Thursday, December 3 in the football stadium parking lot. Boosters will supply hot dogs and you can bring your own food and drinks. If it rains, pep rally will be held in the high school gym. If you need a ride to the game, tickets for a charter bus are being sold at DirtWorks for $15. Tickets must be purchased in person at 101 Rolling Hills Rd. Bus leaves at 4pm on Friday, December 4.
December 4 & 6, 2009
•The Blanco County Community Choir invites the community to Christmas concerts of all-American music this weekend: Friday, Dec 4 at 8:00pm at Community Church of the Hills in Johnson City and Sunday, Dec 6 at 7:00pm at First Baptist Church in Blanco. The featured soloist is Sherri Stockman singing “I Wonder as I Wander,” “Rise up Shepherds and Follow,” and “Amen.” Other selections include the Appalachian songs, “Jesus the Christ is Born,” and “Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head,” and carols in the Shaker and Moravian styles as well as traditional favorites.
December 5, 2009
•The Starlight Symphony Orchestra: Concert will be held on Saturday, December 5, at Old Blanco High School at 7:30pm. For additional info, on the Starlight Symphony 2009-2010 Season, go to www.starlightsymphony.org. You may also contact Suzanne Warmack at 512-797-1178 or Suzannewarmack@yahoo.com for more information.
December 8, 2009
•Hill Country EXXONMOBIL Retirees Club of Texas: 11:30am, December 8 at Riverhill Country Club Kerrville, annual business meeting and Christmas luncheon. Exxon or Mobil retirees are invited. Contact Sam Begeman at 830-896-0541 or Dianna Green at 830-997- 6396 regarding details.
December 8, 2009
•Blanco Meals on Wheels Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon: December 8, 11:00am, Gem of the Hills Community Center
December 10-14, 2009
•Events hosted by Blanco Verde: December 10, 6:00pm: Book Club discussion at Redbud Cafe. December 13, 5-9:00pm: Community Potluck at Old Blanco County Courthouse. December 14, 3:30-5:00pm: Eco-Club at the Blanco Library. All of these events will take place each month in or around the Blanco area.
December 12, 2009
•Blanco Christmas Parade: The start time is 10:00am. We will be lining up the parade at the Blanco City Cemetery, starting at 8:00am. You can contact Deb Yorgensen at 833-1218 or Linda Howard at 833-4971 for more details.
December 12 & 13, 2009
•Spring Branch Baptist Church: Step back in time and “Walk to Bethlehem,” as Spring Branch Baptist Church presents a Living Nativity experience. Brief guided tours will run from 6:30 until 8:30pm throughout the evening. 11755 US Highway 281 N, just 3/4 miles north of the SB Post Office. Reservations not required. For more info, call 210-887-1009 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 13, 2009
•BBQ Benefit for Petey Chalico: Sunday, Dec. 13 at Yett Park from 12 noon until sold out. Silent Auction will take place at 12 noon to 2:00pm. Benefit is to help with medical bills from a severe head injury Petey sustained at a JV football game. For more info, contact Todd at 830-833-5868 or Clarence at 830-833-4303.
Current to January 2, 2009
•Santa’s Ranch, the spectacular Christmas light park with more than 1.5 million twinkling lights on 12 acres, opened for its 7th season on Fri, Nov. 6. Located on I-35 between New Braunfels and San Marcos, the park has become a holiday destination for families through out central TX. Open every night through Jan. 2. Hours: 6-10pm, Sun-Thurs and 6-11pm on Fri and Sat. For more info, call 830-743-1293 or online at www.santasranch.net.