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Boerne

Dec. 1-4, 8-11, 15-24 Boerne: Old West 

Christmas Light Fest

Enchanted Springs Ranch, 242 SH 46

This fest delights attendees with holiday flavors and favorite traditions. Stroll through more than 2 million twinkling lights in an authentic Old West town, then enjoy live music, snacks, and drinks. Shop at the local artisan handmade market and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Snap photos at the digital photo booth, meet animals at the petting zoo, or let the kids run free on an inflatable jumping pad. christmaslightfest.com

Dec. 2-3: Stocking Stroll

Hill Country Mile, Dowtown Main Street

With your event bag and ticket in hand, stroll the Hill Country Mile to collect treasures at participating shops. You’ll have two days to make the rounds. While you’re strolling, be sure to see what each store offers: You may be able to knock some gifts off your shopping list. facebook.com/hillcountrymile

Dec. 3-4: Oma’s Christmas Craft Fair

Kendall County Fair Grounds, 1307 River Road

The annual event, a part of the Kendall County Fair Association for over 35 years, cherishes the workmanship of artisans who still have a love for handcrafted items. Featured craftsmen are skilled in time-tested American folk art techniques. They carve, weave, string, paint, sew, cook, draw, and create beautiful items all year long. kcfa.org/events/omas-christmas-fair

Dec. 6-7: A Walk in Bethlehem

St. Helena’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St.

Take a step back in time to the small quiet town of Bethlehem on the eve of Jesus Christ’s birth. Wander through the town, pet a camel, meet the town’s citizens, and don’t be surprised if you see the holy family walk by. sthelenas.net

Dec. 17-18: Christmas Market Days

Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St.

At the final Market Days of the year, hundreds of festive booths display everything from collectibles and remembrances of the past to modern innovations that bring a smile of wonder to those who stroll past. boernemarketdays.com/boerne.html

FREDERICKSBURG

Dec. 2: Light the Night Christmas Parade and After Glow

Main Street

Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce, this event lets you see Fredericksburg’s historic Main Street awash in the glow of an illuminated holiday night parade.  lightthenightchristmasparade.com

Dec. 3: A Ranger Christmas

Texas Rangers Heritage Center, 1618 E. Main St.

Come visit with Santa at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center. Enjoy crafts, cookies, cocoa, wagon rides, and other holiday festivities. trhc.org

Dec. 9-10: The Christmas Journey

Bethany Lutheran Church, 110 W. Austin St.

This drive-through presentation of the Christmas story depicts various scenes with live animals and actors, closely replicated backgrounds, special lighting and effects, and Christmas music filling the night air. bethanyfredericksburg.com

Dec. 9-11, 16-18: “Miracle on 34th Street”

Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 US 87 South

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940s-era radio broadcast, staged with live Foley effects and a score of holiday carols.  fredericksburgtheater.org

ingram

Dec. 1-17 Ingram: Art Mart Christmas Gift Showcase

Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Road

This annual holiday shopping showcase features handmade crafts by area artists. hcaf.com

Dec. 2-4, 9-11 Ingram: “A Christmas Carol”

Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Road

“A Christmas Carol” recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. hcaf.com

KERRVILLE

Dec. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 Kerrville: “A Sanders Family 

Christmas”

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

Playhouse 2000 presents the final show in its 2022 season, the holiday musical “A Sanders Family Christmas.” It’s Christmas time 1941 in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina (home of the pickle factory), and Dennis Sanders is making his last appearance with the singing Sanders Family before heading off to join the war effort. The family shares the news with their Mount Pleasant Baptist Church friends while celebrating the season the only way they know how—with amazing music. caillouxperformingarts.com

Dec. 3: Running Home for the Holidays 5K

Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive

Join the Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department for its annual holiday 5K. Get the family together and dress up as Santa, elves, “Whoville” residents, or other Christmas characters for an enjoyable way to celebrate the season. kerrvilletx.gov

Dec. 4: Hill Country Youth Orchestras Winter Concert

Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St.

Hill Country Youth Orchestras’ mission is to “bring the joy of the orchestra experience to the youth of the Texas Hill Country” with the vision to nurture, encourage and assist young musicians by sharing the love and joy of music through quality instruction, concert performances, and community service. See the talented youth perform at the organization’s annual winter concert. caillouxperformingarts.com

Dec. 17: Christmas at the Kroc

Kerrville Kroc Center, 201 Holdsworth Drive

Celebrate the holidays with the whole family at this free event filled with breakfast, photos with Santa, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, and arts and crafts—all themed
around “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” kerrvillekroc.org