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Silver Bells... Cowboy Style

Bandera, the Cowboy Capital of the World, invites you to a month filled with musical memories and
holiday shopping cowboy style!

Tuesday December 2nd 2014, 7:30 Get ready for some great hand clapping and foot stomping music at the Cowboy Capital Opry at the Silver Sage Community Center. Hear some of the best musicians around as they donate their time to raise money for the Bandera Meals on Wheels. Admissions are $5.00 at the door or call the Silver Sage for reserved seating for $10.00. Refreshments and Door Prizes.

Friday December 5th 2014, 6:00 pm Courthouse Lawn: Enjoy beautiful lights and the sweet sound of children’s voices as choirs bring us their version of what makes Christmas special. A Living Nativity is provided by the students of Pipe Creek Christian School. Stick around for a visit from Santa. Bandera merchants will be open until 9:00 p.m. for holiday shopping while the streets are filled with strolling Christmas Carolers, musicians and Cowboys.

Saturday December 6th, 2014 - 11am. Bring your lawn chair and watch for Santa in the Cowboy Capital Christmas Parade hosted by the Bandera Chamber of Commerce.

5:00 pm – Celebrate Cowboy style at the Cowboy Capital Campfire in Bandera’s City Park on the beautiful Medina River. Gather around the campfire and enjoy amazing Cowboy Story Tellers and the soothing vocal styling of local Cowboy Singers.

At dark the Bandera County Christian Fellowship will display the precious story of Christmas that brings cause for all of this musical celebration. This Living Nativity is beautifully spotlighted against the banks of the Medina River. Bring your lawn chair, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and afterwards stroll through the Bandera Business Associations massive display of over a hundred lighted Christmas trees and lighted holiday scenes.

Friday December 12, 2014 6:00 p.m. Join the Christmas Celebration of the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. The event will include Aztec Dancers followed by a special Mariachi Mass.

Sunday December 21st, 2014, - The Longhorn Saloon will feature the annual Christmas Singing in the Saddle event beginning at 1:30 p.m. Bring your horse or rent one from the Longhorn Saloon for Christmas caroling down Main Street. A chuck wagon with hot chocolate and cookies will be awaiting the participants at the end of the ride. Reserve your space early!

December 27th, 2014 - Visit Bandera for the last performance of the year by the Bandera Business Association’s Cowboys on Main performances. Featuring the Bandera Cattle Company, singers’, chuck wagons, horses, trick ropers, wagon rides and longhorns will perform between noon and 4:00 pm.

Shop Bandera and take home some Christmas memories – Cowboy Style. Merry Christmas from the Cowboy Capital of the World!