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Updated December 5, 2014 1:44 PM

December 5

Master Gardener Training- Dec. 5, 2014 is the deadline for returning registration forms for Master Gardener of Blanco County training classes. Forms can be picked up at AgriLife office at 101 Cypress in Johnson City or call (830) 868-7167 and ask that an application be mailed or emailed to you. Classes begin Jan. 13, 2015. Cost is $135.

December 6

“FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING” Saturday, December 6, from Noon to 11:30pm at Twin Sisters Dance Hall. Multicultural Texas fiddle extravaganza with workshops by TX fiddle masters Brian Marshall (Texas Polish), Ed Poullard (Cajun), and Howard Raines (old time). Showcases by Mia Orosco (TX contest style) and Don Jose Moreno, “El Fidelero del Valle” (Texas Mexican). Western Swing Dance with Al Dressen’s Super Swing Review (7:30 to 11:00 pm) Tickets available at : Dance - $10; individual workshops $30; all workshops & dance $60. Food, drinks, music and informal jams on the grounds.

Stories in Stone- A high tech scavenger hunt at Blanco State Park to reveal the stories left in stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps. This hands-on program will teach you how to use a GPS and then test it out on our 2 mile, CCC inspired, geocache course. December 6, 10am-12pm. Register at park headquarters or at

December 12 & 13

10th Annual Spring Branch Baptist Church Living Nativity- Walk to Bethlehem, Friday, December 12th & Saturday, December 13th, Tours between 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm. 11755 Highway 281 North, 3.8 miles South of the FM 306 & Hwy 281. Free Parking ~ Free Admission ~ Free Refreshments