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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
This year of 2014 marks the 40th Anniversary of The Hill Country Arts Foundation Auxiliary’s Annual Holiday Bazaar. In 1974 a group of crafty ladies decided to put their talents to great use in order financially support the Hill Country Arts Foundation. They instituted their annual Holiday Bazaar; it has been going strong since, and this year’s promises to be one of the best.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Lantex Film Society in association with the Texas Independent Film Network and Austin Film Society, with support and encouragement from Llano Main Street is pleased to announce its program for Oct. 15,Tommy Hancock – West Texas Muse. The movie is a documentary about the Texas fiddler and songwriter Tommy Hancock and his spiritual quest that not only changed his life and music, but influenced many well known Texas musicians.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
On October 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the Lantex Theater in Llano and the City of Llano Main Street will present the first time ever, “Lantex Jamboree” featuring local country music artists who are generously donating their time and talents to raise funds to purchase new theater seating. Entertaining at the event will be local artists Eric Schuessler & Jenny Kelso from the Cadillac Gypsies, 11-year old McKenzie Jones, Garrett, Joel and Kevin Ratliff, Allan Ray Reed and Les Hartman who will also ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
The City of Llano is involved in several community events before we see the start of the new calendar year. This weekend the Llano Heritage Weekend will be in full swing with various activities on the banks of the Llano River, at the Llano Red Top Jail, and a street dance on Saturday night.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
“Llano’s Ghostly History” was the topic of Ron Anderson at the Llano Woman’s Culture Club’s October meeting. The hostesses, Barbara Gersch, Bettye Miller, Norma VanArnam and IdaNell Schuessler, carried out his theme in decorations and refreshments. President Gerry Martin presided over the business meeting, and Paula Graham chairperson of the Holiday Home Tour detailed plans for the tour, which will be in the scenic Baby Head Community this year and will take place on Saturday, Decemb ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
The P.O.S.S.E. at Llano United Methodist church is back. The P.O.S.S.E. is made up of People on Social Security Etc. who gather once monthly for food and fellowship. Meals are by donation when in attendance each third Thursday of each month. “Sing Along Music” with Mary Fay Wallace playing from 10:30 am – 11:00 am.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014 • Photos
Marcus Hammons has been named the “Artist of the Month” by the Llano Fine Arts Guild, where he has been a valued member since moving back to the area. His work is on display in the Llano Fine Arts Studio at 503 Bessemer Avenue in Llano, TX. This is Marcus’s first exhibit as a photographer, but his love for photography dates back to when he was ten years old using polaroid film.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
This years Christmas and Holiday Season in Llano is going to be the best ever! Thanks to the City of Llano, County of Llano, LEDC, the City of Llano Starry Starry Nights Christmas Lighting Committee and many, many volunteer hours, Llano will be the place to be and the place to see during the Llano Starry Starry Nights Christmas and Holiday Season. Besides Starry Starry Nights at Badu Park and all the other great events described below, Llano will see the return of the nostalgic “star” or c ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
On Thursday, October 16 the chuck wagons will begin to arrive at Badu Park for the tenth annual Llano River Chuck Wagon Cook-off. This year there are ten wagons competing for top prize in the following categories, Chuck Wagon authenticity, Meat, Beans, Potatoes, Bread and Dessert, and of course, overall winner.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
Llano Heritage Days is ALL NEW (or…more OLD?) this year, moving the main festival events to the banks of the beautiful Llano River at Grenwelge Park, but still only one block from the Llano National Register Historic District and Courthouse Square. The historic Square will still feature prominently in Saturday’s main activities, with the culmination of a jail break from the 1895 Red Top Jail, chase and capture of the notorious Johnny Ringo, a crowd of vigilantes at the 1893 Courthouse.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 • Posted October 22, 2014
The City of Llano has proclaimed October 18 to be Sarah Oatman Franklin Day. It is only fitting, and a well-deserved honor for Sarah, because she helped found, carry out, and promote Llano’s Heritage Day, which has been held the third weekend in October since 1989. For those of us that remember that first Heritage Day, it started on a cool October morning with a pancake breakfast.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
The historic Lan-Tex Theater in Llano will be the beneficiary of this years’ afternoon heritage tea sponsored again by Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast in Llano. The tea is a part of the celebration of heritage month in Llano. The theme this year is “Hats Off to Llano’s Heritage” and will feature a factual program by J’Nean Henderson aka, The Texas Victorian Lady, about the history of ladies hats and the Llano women who wore those hats and paved the way for future generations of wom ...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014
The Llano Fine Arts Guild continues its 50 year celebration with a BBQ fundraiser on October 11 from 6-9 at the Dabbs Railroad Hotel. This special party will feature BBQ (brisket, pork, chicken), homemade sides and desserts and lots of surprises, including live music by Jack Edery and Deann Rene+ Kris Brown.  We will have a bake sale with desserts made by Guild members and a silent Auction featuring unique artwork by our current and former artists, including an oil painting by Lillian Fowler!
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
Alpha Chi chapter members joined more than 1000 key women educators from throughout the state for the 85th Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Lubbock, June 19-21. The following Burnet, Llano and Marble Fall members were in attendance: Mary Gurno, Jamie Horn, Joyce Craven, Marilyn Curtis, Lois Laxson, Myrna Mund, Dr.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
On Saturday and Sunday the Llano Events Center and Arena came to life with the PRCA bringing bucking bulls and broncs along with some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the world to compete in the final weekend of the PRCA calendar year. With points needed to get to the NFR, these contestants gave it their all on the bulls, barrel racing and roping to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas in December.