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PUMPKIN PATCHES & CORN MAZES IN HILL COUNTRY: Take a look at our freshly updated Hill Country Fruit & Nuts Focus Page, at hillcountryfruit.html. Covering the entire Hill Country, this focus page profiles Fruit (Pumpkins, Peaches, Apples, Berries, Olives) & Nuts. It now has a special section on local Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes. Enjoy!

JOHNSON CITY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR: Updated holiday focus article with pictures, by George Cofran, freelance author and Editor here at the Portal, at: www.HillCountryPortal.com/reports/LightsSpectacular

New REMINDER: SEE A GUEST BLOG FROM AN UP-AND-COMING FREELANCE LYRICIST -
Nancy Byrnes:
on our focus page at Bands, Singers & Musicians. Career inspiring thoughts you might enjoy and value. And, this page is now updated with latest, so take a look!

Our 2019 CALENDAR OF FESTIVALS & MAJOR EVENTS IN THE HILL COUNTRY . . and chock full of fun things to do in the Hill Country.
Just click: Calendar. We update it regularly. If your Hill Country organization will have events in 2019, be sure to submit them as early as possible for listing on our calendar, the most comprehensive in the Hill Country. See handy submission form link on same page or >> Free Event Listing Form

IS YOUR CELL PHONE SCREEN BROKEN? COMPUTER SLOW? BAD VIRUS? BEEN HACKED? JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW TO DO IT? See our new Hill Country tech services locator & guide at: Tech Repair. Very handy to zero in on who and where nearby your tech devices can be repaired.

THE PORTAL IS NOW POSTING LISTINGS TO OUR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR,
LOCATED AT: Entertainment Calendar & Venues
. Entertainment Venues and Entertainers can now send in their live entertainment booking announcements for us to post to our Hill Country-wide Entertainment Calendar for a minimal fee.

SCAMS IN THE HILL COUNTRY: Sorry this is such a negative subject. But, this new Focus Topic Page may help our Hill Country folks lessen their risk of being scammed. Click: Scams. Let us know what you think.

PETS, VETS, ANIMAL SERVICES & SUPPLIES: Check out this comprehensive Focus Topic Page. Includes all of the PAWS programs, rescue groups, shelters, low-cost clinics, vets, trainers, boarders, groomers, trimmers and sitters are profiled here. Very handy! Just click: Pets & Vets

HILL COUNTRY ON-LINE REACH: The Portal is now serving over 1,500 pageviews per day!! Awesome web exposure for a Hill Country-specific market. Please "Like Us" on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/hillcountryportal and "Share" with your friends.

MAPS: We have greatly expanded our specialized map resources regarding the Texas Hill Country. Check out this handy Focus Topic resource page at: Lots of Maps

HOME WARRANTIES: If you are looking for a home warranty provider in Texas, please view this list of top Texas home warranty providers.

AWWW - Thanks: A Portal user's note to the editor just received, regarding our Focus Topic Page on Jobs: "Please pass along a major "Thank You" to the people behind this website. I wish I'd found it months ago!"

HILL COUNTRY PORTAL WEB SITE RECEIVES . . .
DOUBLE MENTION & LINKING BY HOUSTON CHRONICLE:
We are excited and honored here at the Hill Country Portal web site, with the double-mention and linking to our web site in Houston Chronicle's article: "This spring, visit the Hill Country for Festival Lineup", by Alice Adams, February 27, 2015, in their print version and on-line at: Web

Specifically, this article references two of the Portal's focus topic pages: Houston Chronicle Other focus topics are available through the Portal menu system, covering areas such as hunting, motorcycling, quilting, major festivals and events, live entertainment, real estate, and many more.

Major news agency references, such as the two above, to our Hill Country Portal help spotlight our wonderful area and promote local tourism, and increase the value of the Portal in being recognized as a regional leader and key resource regarding Hill Country-specific topics.

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We have developed a very helpful resource for finding a job in the Hill Country. And resources for employers as well. We have assembled a simple to use, clickable entry to each of the job posting web pages we have found in the Hill Country. This fast method of zipping through the listings by city makes the "hunt" a lot easier. Good luck in your search. Click: Jobs

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This Week:
Nov 10-Dec 14, CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA: San Saba

Nov 28-Dec 25, OLD WEST CHRISTMAS LIGHT FEST: Boerne

Nov 28-Jan 5, 2020 - THE DANCING LIGHTS OF MILL POND PARK: San Saba

Nov 28-Jan 7, 2020 - JOY OF CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: Boerne

Nov 28-mid Jan, 2020 - FESTIVITY OF LIGHTS: Leakey

Nov 29-Dec 23, CHRISTMAS ON THE RANCH: Boerne/Welfare

Nov 29-Dec 31, STARRY STARRY NIGHTS & LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARK: Llano

Nov 29-Jan 5, 2020 - EISBAHN OUTDOOR ICE SKATING: Fredericksburg

Nov 29-Jan 5, 2020 - LIGHTS SPECTACULAR-HILL COUNTRY STYLE: Johnson City

Nov 30-Dec 28, TRAIL OF LIGHTS: Wimberley

Dec 1, DECK THE HILL 2019 HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: Liberty Hill

Dec 1-Jan 1, 2020 - TRAIL OF LIGHTS: Burnet

Dec 1-31, CHRISTMAS ON THE CREEK: Lampasas

Dec 1-31, CHRISTMAS ON THE CREEK: Lampasas

Dec 4, SANTA'S ARRIVAL & TREE LIGHTING: Kyle

Dec 4-7, SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF SAN MARCOS: San Marcos

Dec 5, WASSAILFEST: New Braunfels

Dec 6, WINE & WASSAIL WALK: San Marcos

Dec 6, LIGHT THE NIGHT CHRISTMAS PARADE & AFTERGLOW: Fredericksburg

Dec 6-7, COWBOY CAPITAL CHRISTMAS & SHOPPER'S JUBILEE: Bandera

Dec 6-7, CHRISTKINDLMARKT: New Braunfels

Dec 6-7, FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING: Twin Sisters

Dec 6-7, METHODIST LIVING NATIVITY PAGEANT: Johnson City

Dec 6-8, MAIN STREET BETHLEHEM: Burnet

Dec 7, CHRISTMAS MARKET ON MAIN: Marble Falls

Dec 7, GRUENE TOWN LIGHTING: Gruene

Dec 7, PEARL HARBOR OBSERVANCE: Fredericksburg

Dec 7, WEIHNACHTS PARADE: Boerne

Dec 7, CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES: New Braunfels

Dec 7, CAROL OF LIGHTS: Lampasas

Dec 7, HOLIDAY HOME TOUR & MARKET: Fredericksburg

Dec 7, OLD TOWN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: Leander

Dec 7, MARKET DAY ON MAIN: Marble Falls

Dec 7, LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE: Llano

Dec 7, CHRISTMAS ON MERCER STREET: Dripping Springs

Dec 7, A FRONTIER CHRISTMAS AT THE LBJ BOYHOOD HOME, 1920s STYLE: Johnson City

Dec 7, HILL COUNTRY TOY RUN: Johnson City

Dec 7, 2019 to April 31, 2020 - WINTERFISCH: Mason

Dec 7-8, OMA'S CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: Boerne

Dec 7-8, REDBUD ARTISAN MARKET: Dripping Springs

Dec 8, HOLIDAY TOUR OF HOMES: Lampasas

Dec 8, STAGE THEATRE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE: Bulverde

Every Tue,TEAM ROPING: Bandera

Every 1st Tue,COWBOY CAPITAL OPRY: Bandera

Every Wed, GRILL AND CHILL AT THE LOST MAPLES WINERY: Vanderpool

Every Thur (summer), SUMMER IN THE PARK - THURSDAY NIGHT CONCERTS: San Marcos

Every 1st Thur, FIRST THURSDAY DRIPPING SPRINGS: Dripping Springs

Every Fri,
RODEO: Pipe Creek

Every Fri,
SUMMER RODEO: Bandera, June & July

Every Fri,
REAL ALE TASTING ROOM & BREWERY TOURS: Blanco

Every Fri,
GO FISHING WITH A RANGER: Inks Lake SP

Every Fri,
BREAKFAST WITH THE BIRDS: Inks Lake SP

Every 1st Fri,
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK: Marble Falls

Every 1st Fri,
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK: Fredericksburg

Every Fri-Sun,
LIVE ROCK-N-ROLL ON THEATER STAGE: Fredericksburg

Every Sat,
COWBOYS ON MAIN: Bandera

Every Sat,
TOUR OF HISTORIC RED TOP JAIL: Llano

Every Sat,
ECOLOGICAL TOURS AT JACOB'S WELL NATURAL AREA: Wimberley

Every Sat,
GEOLOGY ROCKS: Burnet

Every Sat,
FLYING L COWBOY CHUCK WAGON DINNER & SHOW: Bandera

Every Sat,
TREE FESTIVAL: Marble Falls

Most Sat,
GUNFIGHT RE-ENACTMENTS:
Bandera

Every 1st Sat, HANDWERKERS: Fredericksburg

Every 1st Sat, BEER & HYMNS: Fredericksburg

Every Sat & Sun,
TOUR WESTCAVE PRESERVE:
near Bee Cave

Every Sun,
LOST SOUNDS OF A HONKY TONK: Johnson City at Pecan Street Brewing

Every Sun, MUSIC IN THE PARK: Llano, Badu Park

Every 2nd Sun, MUSIC FEST: Bandera, at Frontier Times Museum

Various Times,
COWBOY POET, LIVE MUSIC & PROGRAMS, Buchanan Dam, at Canyon Of The Eagles

By reservation,
TOUR OF
LONGHORN CAVERN:

near Kingsland
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