Here’s a list of community events happening in the Highland Lakes this week. Click the links for details and to add an event directly to your digital calendar or share with friends and family.
And browse the Christmas events lineup in the Highland Lakes Christmas Lights guide.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11
Lakeshore Branch Library open house
The Buchanan Dam library hosts a holiday open house with a performance by the Bluebonnet Chorale, activities, and treats.
Painting with Friends: Christmas Cactus
Step-by-step instructions and supplies provided at this painting program in Llano. Bring your friends and favorite beverages.
Yoga of 12-Step Recovery
Luminous Yoga Studio of Burnet offers Y12SR on Wednesdays. It combines the practical tools of the 12-step program with the ancient wisdom of yoga to address addiction as a physical, mental, and spiritual disease.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12
‘God Came Near’
First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls presents Max Lucado’s “God Came Near” featuring choirs, an orchestra, and a Christmas carol sing-along. Free admission.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13
Christmas concert at the library
The Marble Falls Public Library celebrates the sounds of the season during its annual Christmas concert featuring the Hill Country Community Band. Refreshments served.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13-14
Living Christmas Story
MFHS choir’s Madrigal Dinner
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13-15
Main Street Bethlehem
First Baptist Church of Burnet’s life-size replica of Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth includes re-enactors as street vendors, craftspeople, shepherds, and Mary, Joseph, and Jesus. Visit Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Read the story here.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
‘Vultures — Nature’s Cleanup Crew’
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14-15
‘The Gifts of Christmas’
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15
Austin Handbell Ensemble performance
First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls hosts this free Christmas performance.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
Mambo Italiano Ristorante in Bertram and the Hill Country Community Theatre singers present “Christmas, Italian Style.” Enjoy Italian food and music. Reservations required.