EmilyAnn Trail of Lights
Enjoy more than 100 lighted exhibits created by Wimberley businesses and organizations from Nov. 26-Dec. 29 at the EmilyAnn Theatre in Wimberley. Roast a marshmallow at the Yule Log, listen to live music and meet Santa. Get details at emilyann.org.
Buda Trail of Lights
See the spectacles of the holiday season at this annual event at Historic Stagecoach Park Dec. 9-10 and Dec. 15-18. The trail is open 6-10 p.m. nightly. Senior Citizen Night (RSVP only)will be held Dec. 8, 6-8 p.m.
Wimberley Winter’s Eve
On Dec. 10, enjoy live entertainment in the big tent and throughout Wimberely’s downtown shopping district, plus food, refreshments, live music and shopping. Santa arrives at the Wimberley Cafe at 6 p.m. See www.wimberleymerchants.com for more information.
Cookies and Cocoa
On Dec. 15 from 5:30 -8: p.m., the Hays County Courthouse lawn will be home to this winter wonderland featuring a holiday movie, cookies and hot cocoa. Santa Claus himself will be in attendance during the first hour of the event. This year’s featured movie is The Polar Express. Guests are encouraged to bring friends, blankets and plenty of cheer.
Reader’s Theatre: Polar Express
The LHS Lobo Theatre will present a Reader’s Theatre performance of “The Polar Express” at the Kyle Train Depot followed by the arrival of Santa Claus on Dec. 11 and 18 at 2 and 4 p.m. This will be a magical, interactive experience for children and a great way to begin your holidays. Come out and support your Lobos.
Starlight Symphony Orchestra
Celebrate the holidays with the Starlight Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned from the Symphony – Warm Cookies & Cold Milk.” The orchestra will perform 7 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17 at the Hays PAC and Dec. 18 at the Wimberley First Baptist Church.
Race for Space at LBJ Museum
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos celebrates a decade of serving the community with a new display. The “Race for Space,” featuring an Apollo EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit) Spacesuit used for training, will be on display at the museum until February 4, 2017, courtesy of NASA.The free museum is located at 131 N. Guadalupe on the Square in San Marcos and is open to the public Thursday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.