December 24, 2009
•Christmas Eve Service of Candlelight, Carols and Communion at New Hope Lutheran. December 24 at 5:30pm, New Hope Lutheran Chapel, 9th and Elm (one block west of Shamrock station). Everyone in the community is invited to attend.
December 31 and January 1, 2010
•”Ring Out the Old ~ Ring In the New” Chili Cook-Off Dinner and Dance at Yett Park. Open to the Public; Cook or Judge. Benefits The American Legion. Concession Booth open both days selling food and drinks. Thurs, Dec 31: beans, chili, chicken, pork ribs, margaritas; awards, raffle drawings, music, fireworks. Fri, Jan 1: Bloody Mary’s, omelets, chili, dutch oven dessert; awards, silent auction winners announced. Contact: Doug at 512-393-9436 or Donnea at 833-4460 for more information.
Current to January 2, 2010
•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.
January 5, 2010
•Blanco County Cat Coalition is seeking caring humans of all ages to help us continue our mission to improve the lives of homeless and feral cats. Come meet with us on January 5 at 6:00pm at the Johnson City Library. See www.blancocounty cats.org or call 512-318-5875 for more information.
January 6, 2010
•The Yucca Garden Club invites everyone to a program on Earth Kind Plants by Jim Meadows, Master Gardener on Wednesday, January 6 at 2:00pm at the Blanco Library.