830-743-1293, [email protected], Event Web Jan 1, 2017 - FIRST DAY HIKE: Fredericksburg, at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Hikers can begin at the gazebo near the trailhead, and walk to the summit. The history of the American cowgirl, singer/songwriters, storytellers, and artists will be featured. Stock show for Gillesipe County youth to exhibit and sell their 4H and FFA animal projects. Venue Web Jan 12-14, 2017 - LLANO COUNTY JR LIVESTOCK SHOW: Llano, at Llano County Community Center, 2249 RR 152. When you visit the festivals listed here, please tell them you found their information in the Hill Country Portal web site. 100 lighted Christmas Trees along with merchant displays. Event Web Jan 1-2, 2017 - EISBAHN OUTDOOR ICE SKATING: Fredericksburg, Marktplatz, the downtown square at corner of W Main and N Adams. To submit your event listing information Note regarding our previous calendars: Over time, many web links change or the sites have been shut down, and thus you will find broken links in the old calendars, and more so the older the calendar. You can also join the exclusive Polar Bear Club and get your name on the plaque for taking the splash. Free food for event sliders AND spectators, awards, door prizes, live music and polar bear fun! Lights are turned on every evening from 6-9p Free annual event. Web; Cowboy Capital Web Jan 1, 2017 - COWGIRL ROUNDUP & SHOW-DEO: Bandera, at Hill Country State Natural Area, at 11a. Grab a cup of hot cocoa, get a photo with Santa, and take a stroll through the breathtaking winter wonderland that is Walkway of Lights. On this day in 1775, Continental Army commander in chief General George Washington condemns his troops’ planned celebration of the British anti-Catholic holiday, Guy Fawkes Night, as he was simultaneously struggling to win French-Canadian Catholics to the Patriot cause.In his general orders for the day, Washington criticized “that ridiculous and... 549,160 for an “improved road engine” powered by a “liquid-hydrocarbon engine of the compression type.” With that, as far as the government was concerned, George Selden had invented the car–though he had never built a single one. On this day in 1862,a tortured relationship ends when President Abraham Lincoln removes General George B.
On this day in Minnesota, more than 300 Santee Sioux are found guilty of raping and murdering Anglo settlers and are sentenced to hang. Twenty-four Americans died in combat during the last week of October, the fifth consecutive week that the U. On November 5, 1914, the men of Indian Expeditionary Force B (IEF B) evacuate the seaside town of Tanga in German East Africa after failing in their amphibious invasion of the region on behalf of the British navy in World War I. On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is re-elected for an unprecedented third term as president of the United States.See special calendars on our other focus pages dedicated to Arts, Car Shows, Market & Trade Days, Motorcycling, Pets & Vets, Quilting, and others. Proclaimed as "the Centerpiece of one of the biggest shows on the Texas Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Trail" by Southern Living magazine with a courthouse that "shines brighter than the star of Bethlehem". Event Web Jan 1-6, 2017 - MILL POND LIGHTED HOLIDAY PARK: San Saba, at Mill Pond Park, 1800 US 190, E of town. Be sure to also check out the profile page in this Portal site to see full details for each town. The entire town is bathed in lights with 100,000 lights twinkling on the Blanco County Courthouse while Pedernales Electric Coop’s Headquarters on Ave F boasts a lighted forest of over 1 million lights. On this day in 1991, Tropical Storm Thelma causes severe and massive floods in the Philippines, killing nearly 3,000 people.It is the second major disaster of the year for the island nation, as it comes on the heels of the violent June 12 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Fifty miles north of Delhi, a Mughal army defeats the forces of Hemu, a Hindu general who was trying to usurp the Mughal throne from 14-year-old Akbar, the recently proclaimed emperor.
On November 5, 1895, Rochester attorney George Selden wins U. Mc Clellan from command of the Army of the Potomac. history, Republican challenger Richard Nixon defeats Vice President Hubert Humphrey.