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Mon
22
Feb

Caring Aces deal pleasant evening

Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander
Welcoming guests to the Caring Aces Charity Dinner at On the Rocks in Cottonwood Shores Sunday, Feb. 21, are Abby 'Ace' Berube (left) and Duane Hastrich.

By Glynis Crawford Smith

The Caring Aces Charity Dinner was held Sunday night, Feb. 21, at On the Rocks in Cottonwood Shores.

Guests were treated to a three-course dinner, the music of Tyler Smith and dinner speaker Bill Rives.

For a look at the evening see the Tuesday, Feb. 23, edition of The Highlander.

Sun
21
Feb

Kingsland Chamber of Commerce honors its best

By Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander
Members of the Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce fill the Lighthouse Country Club Restaurant to overflowing Saturday, Feb. 20, for their 52nd Annual Awards Banquet.

The 52nd Annual Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held Saturday night, Feb. 20, at the Lighthouse Country Club Restaurant. Outstanding members and outgoing board members were honored from among businesses and community leaders in Burnet and Llano counties up and down the Highland Lakes.

See the story in the Tuesday, Feb. 23, edition of The Highlander.

Sun
21
Feb

Boots & BBQ crowded with fun

By Glynis Crawford Smith/The Highlander
Boots & BBQ, a Saturday night fundrasier draws a large crowd at the Marble Falls Lakeside Pavilion.

Glynis Crawford Smith

Lakeside Pavilion in Marble Falls was crowded with country wester fun seekers Saturday night for Boots & BBQ, a benefit for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Highland Lakes Area.

See the photos in the Tuesday, Feb. 23, edition of The Highlander.

Tue
16
Feb

Blues on the Bay features Jay Boy Adams

Top musicians headline the gala to benefit the Phoenix Center Saturday.

Jay Boy Adams with Zenobia & Mister Sister will provide the entertainment for Blues on the Bay Gala benefitting The Phoenix Center Saturday, Feb. 20, at Horseshoe Bay's Quail Point.

Tue
16
Feb

HCCT holds open auditions for 'A Little Off the Top'

Hill Country Community Theatre has announced open auditions dates of Feb. 29 and March 1 for their April production of the comedy “A Little Off the Top” by Carl L. Williams.

The comedy involves two balding men, their love interests and a toupee salesman in a cast of seven chosen from 7 p.m. auditions at the theatre, 4003 West Ranch to Market Road 2147, Cottonwood Shores. Watch The Highlander for more information, call the theatre at 830-693-2474 or send an email to director@theHCCT.org.

Mon
15
Feb

Scoot your boots Feb. 20

Les Hartman

Scoot your boots to the music of Les Hartman and his band and chow down at Boots & BBQ  Feb. 20 to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Highland Lakes. It takes place at Marble Falls Lakeside Pavilion where barbecue is served 6:30-8 p.m. and the music goes on until 11:30 p.m.

Reservations at $40 per person are available at the CASA website, highlandlakescasa.com or by calling the CASA office at 325-388-3440. Lakeside Pavilion is located at 307 Buena Vista Drive in Lakeside Park.

 

Fri
12
Feb

Valentine treat performance at HCCT

'A Bench in the Sun,' a Ron Clark romantic comedy is a budget-wise Valentine performance by Hill Country Community Theater veterans.

A special Valentine's Day-only matinee performance of “A Bench in the Sun” is set for Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 p.m. at Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 West Farm to Market Road 2147, Cottonwood Shores. The staged reading is offered as a pay-what-you-can (cash or check only) gift to theater lovers  from the Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 West Farm to Market road 2147 at Cottonwood Shores.

See the full story in the Tuesday, Feb. 9, edition of The Highlander.

Fri
12
Feb

'Dial M' opens Thursday at HCCT

The classic 1950s thriller, “Dial M for Murder,” opens Thursday, Feb. 18, to run through March 6 at Hill Country Community Theatre  . Performances a Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2:15 p.m..
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children and students, available by calling 830-798-8944, visiting online at www.theHCCT.org, or at the theater box office, noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 4003 West Ranch to Market Road 2147 in Cottonwood Shores.
Thu
11
Feb

New OLLI classes begin at Texas Tech in Marble Falls

Join the Mah Jong craze, master your smart phone, recount family stories with flair in classes for the over-50 set beginning Feb. 15-24 at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) of Texas Tech University (TTU) Hill Country.

To enroll or learn more about classes presented or broadcast to the facility at  806 Steve Hawkins Parkway in Marble Falls, call 830-990-2717, email olli.hillcountry@ttu.edu or visit the website www.olli.ttu.edu today.

 

Wed
10
Feb

Lifelong learning classes beginning

Mah Jong,ancient game with a history of pleasure, will be taught Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Texas Tech Hill Country in Marble Falls.

By Glynis Crawford Smith

Embrace the Mah Jong craze, learn to fiddle with that new fangled phone successfully, write family tales with a flare, enhance your world view and more by enrolling in new programs for the 50 and over set.

Spring offerings from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) are beginning at Texas Tech University (TTU) Hill Country in Marble Falls and two more locations broadcasting to their facility here at 806 Steve Hawkins Parkway have start dates this month, Feb. 15-24.

For complete information email olli.hillcountry@ttu.edu, call 830-990-2717 or visit online, www.olli.ttu.edu.
 

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