18 Breggett Rideau in Concert The critically acclaimed songstress and New Orleans native has defined an amazing legacy with her deep, resonant voice and her total command of jazz and soul.
Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, children’s train rides, and more.
16 DIFFA Holiday Wreath Celebrate the holidays at the 22nd annual holiday wreath collection, featuring one-of-a-kind wreaths, as well as works of art and curated accessories from designers around the world. 30 Christmas Lights, Chocolate, and Sips Tour View holiday lights in delicious style via private motorcoach. 30 Tall Tales Enjoy story time on the Ge O-Deck every month.
4 Decatur Swirl Enjoy wine and food tastings hosted by Decatur Main Street, featuring downtown retail shopping.
23 Texas Christkindl Market Much like those found in Europe for the holiday season, this seventh annual Christmas market offers tons of new holiday fun for 2017. The event is hosted annually by the Bastrop Area Cruisers. Military Uniform: Evening Dress, Dress Blues or Service Alphas. Messina Hof Hill Country will serve up a special edition guided pairing featuring Thanksgiving pies. Messina Hof Cooking Party with the Chef: Thanksgiving Every month Messina Hof hosts a Cooking Party, a demonstration focusing on a specific cuisine or technique. 4-5, 11-12 “Lilies of the Field” Homer Smith appears to have been sent by God to rural Arizona to build a chapel for five ex-East German nuns.
10-11 Veteran’s Day Car Show Weekend Watch the cars cruise in on Friday night, then on Saturday morning, along with the car show, vendor booths, and live music, there is a solemn and respectful ceremony honoring those who have served our country in the military. The event extends from the Friday following Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Messina Hof invites all veterans and those currently serving to join us in celebrating this historical tradition in honoring the Marine Corps. 2-11 “Zorro the Musical” This new musical retells the dramatic tale of a romantic hero with extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting, and incredible magic—all set to the famous red-hot Gipsy King beat brought to the stage with the authentic colors of traditional flamenco.
1 Night Fever: Fashions from Funk to Disco An exhibition of fashion from the 1970s, featuring more than 75 authentic garments and accessories from this iconic decade. 1 Sammons Jazz Showcasing the many styles of jazz performed by top local musicians in a historic setting, every concert consists of two sets performed by two bands. No performance on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Vitruvian Lights Vitruvian Park will be transformed into a dazzling and magical holiday wonderland, with millions of sparkling LED lights wrapped around more than 550 trees. 14 “Salvador Dali” Enjoy selected works from the legendary surrealist artist. The exhibit will highlight examples of historic Texas ranches that have endured to the present day and will provide an educational overview of how the livestock industries helped shape the state. 8, 2018 The Legacy of Ranching: Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future Through diversification in agribusiness, the discovery of oil and gas, or success in other business ventures, the families who built Texas’ historic ranches survived.