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Burnet’s Christmas on the Square features shopping and Santa

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Christmas fun is rolling through the Highland Lakes, and the next stop is Burnet. The annual Christmas on the Square brings the holiday festivities to downtown Burnet on Dec. 13 with arts-and-crafts booths opening up at 10 a.m. But that’s just the start of a fun-filled day on Burnet’s […]

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Fort Croghan celebrates Christmas past

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The hot cider smells inviting along with freshly baked cookies. A woman dressed in pioneer clothes smiles and greets you as you make your way through an early Texas cabin. “Merry Christmas,” she says as you admire the cedar Christmas tree tucked in the corner of the cabin, far enough […]

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Delaware Springs home puts on holiday show for LACare pantry

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — As a LACare volunteer, Charles Harger witnessed the need for the food pantry first hand. While volunteering twice a month at the Burnet facility helped, Harger wanted to do more. So a few years ago, at the recommendation of a friend, he put a table in front of […]

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John C. Kerr to discuss his World War II-era novel at Burnet library

BURNET — Author John C. Kerr will present a Coffee Talks program Dec. 11 at the Herman Brown Free Library. The free program is 2 p.m. at the library, 100 E. Washington St. Coffee will be served at 1:30 p.m.

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New Meals on Wheels site leader in Burnet answers call to service

BRAD STUTZMAN • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM BURNET — Meet Paul Hicks. He moved a lot when he was very young. And now he works for an organization whose employees and volunteers also take to the road. Hicks, 59, is the new program manager for WBC Opportunities’ Meals on Wheels programs in Burnet County. He succeeds longtime site […]

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‘Story of the Nutcracker’ takes the stage Dec. 6-7 in Burnet

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When the 2014 production of “The Story of the Nutcracker” takes the Burnet High School auditorium stage, Studio 29 Dance Centre owner and director Jenn Moore knows it will be one of the best to date. “Many of the dancers have been with me for years,” she said. […]

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Main Street Bethlehem in Burnet celebrates Jesus’ birth

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — What started as a few hanging sheets around Christmas in 1992 has grown into “the” Christmas event and continues to draw thousands of people from across the country. “Last year, we had, maybe, up to 28,000 people come through,” said Betty Taber of First Baptist Church of Burnet. “That’s incredible […]

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Midnight Madness deals in Burnet attract shoppers to courthouse square

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — If you’re hunting up a “howling” good time and some additional savings, the merchants on the Burnet courthouse square, as well as others elsewhere in town, are inviting you out to Midnight Madness on Oct. 24. The shopping event is 6-8 p.m.

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Sellers, shoppers converge on Burnet square for city-wide garage sale Nov. 1

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — The Burnet City-Wide Garage Sale is around the corner, so if you have something to sell, you better get on the phone and reserve a vendor spot. And if you’re looking to buy, you better set aside your nickels and dimes because you’re going to have a lot […]

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Burnet’s Texas Tea-Licious serves up murder mystery Oct. 25

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Often, when “mystery” and “dining” are mentioned in the same breath, the question likely revolves around a “mystery meat” or “What was that we just ate?” Well, that’s not what you’ll be asking if you are dining at Texas Tea-Licious on Oct. 25, because the question then will […]

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Coffee, doughnuts and a discussion about the future of Burnet on Oct. 17

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — If you’re a Burnet business owner or a community member who wants to get involved with the future of the city, Mark Lewis wants to meet with you Oct. 17. And he’s bringing coffee and doughnuts.

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‘Map Your Way to Burnet’ for plein air competition and exhibit

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The first “Map Your Way to Burnet” plein air festival and exhibit is turning into a national affair, and one to which everybody is invited — even if you’re not sure what “plein air” means. Plein air basically means painting “in the open air.” In other words, artists will scatter […]

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Kids’ Day Out in Burnet offers day of fun and food for free

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — After a couple weeks in school, there’s one thing every kid needs: a day out. How fortunate that the Burnet County Fair and Rodeo Association came up with the same idea 10 years ago with the first Kids’ Day Out. Now, a decade later, association members are still […]

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Aaron Watson wrapping up Burnet’s Summer Concert Series

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — When it comes to his music, Texas singer-songwriter Aaron Watson says three things inspire him: family, fans and faith.

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