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Dripping Springs Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m., The Triangle (Hwy. 290 & RR 12), Dripping Springs

Drippin' Dancin'
2nd
& 4th Sundays, 6-9 p.m.

NEWS:
The Hill Country Senior Citizen's Thrift Store was recently visited by a City of Dripping Springs inspector after someone complained about donations "looking bad" in the parking lot. The community is donating labor to remedy the issue, but the Thrift Store needs donations to buy two shipping containers to store and receive donations, create a new donation receiving area and revamp the interior of the store. Click here to contribute to the Thrift Store's Go Fund Me page.

Drippin' Dancin' hosts a County Swing Dance every 2nd and 4th Sunday at The Barn at Bell Springs, 4000 Bell Springs Road, from 6-9 p.m. The Hot Texas Swing Band featuring fiddle and horns will be featured every 2nd Sunday. The Dripping Springs All Stars featuring fiddle and steel guitar will be featured every 4th Sunday. Dance lessons ($5) from 5-6 with Kim & Ed. Cover charge is $5. BYOB and snacks.

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Hays County early voting for Nov. 4 election begins.
Click here for polling places.

AREA HALLOWEEN EVENTS (OCT. 31)

Halloween Treats, Texas Hill Country Olive Co., 2530 W. Fitzhugh Rd., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Trick or Treat at the Library, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Non-sugary sweets for all ages. Story Time with Mrs. Lisa on Halloween will include non-scary Halloween books, including two new library additions, Monster Mash by David Catrow and Where's My Mummy by Carolyn Crimi.

Safe Halloween at Hill Country Care, 1505 Hwy. 290, Dripping Springs, 6-7 p.m.

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Annual Empty Bowl Project, hosted by Sunset Canyon Pottery, 4002 E. Hwy. 290, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., benefiting the Helping Hands Food Pantry.

Helping Hands Food Pantry twice each week serves over 300 households who simply do not have enough to eat. The Hauser family, owners of Sunset Canyon Pottery, is donating the use of their facility and 1,000 original handmade bowls. After selecting a keepsake bowl, with a $20 donation at the door for each bowl, every patron will enjoy a gourmet soups and breads donated  by Dripping Springs and Austin restaurants.  Area musicians will also provide live music, and patrons will have the opportunity to bid on gift items in a Silent Auction. 

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Run By The Creek 5K and 10K, 8 a.m., Roger Hanks Parkway.

This year's race will benefit the Dripping Springs High School Cross Country team's development of Charro Ranch Park and also provide for a specific scholarship fund, distributed through the Dripping Springs Education Foundation. Click here for registration info.

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D.S. Rotary Club Veterans Day Tribute, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Mercer Street Dancehall.

The community is invited to this event honoring local veterans, which will include food, fun, fellowship and live music by The Hot Texas Swing Band. Admission is free, although donations benefiting VF@ 2933, American Legion Post 290, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart will be accepted at the door.

15-16
D.S. Ag Boosters Fall Classic Prospect Show, D.S. Ranch Park, 1042 D.S. Ranch Road.

More than $11,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Click here for more info.

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Dripping Springs Women's Club Holiday Marketplace, open to the public 1-5 p.m., Terrace Club.

Two levels of premier shopping will feature area merchants. Food concessions also available. Free admission.

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10th Annual Christmas on Mercer Street, beginning at 10 a.m. (Free admission.)

Day's activities will include free music and live performances, a classic car show, arts and crafts booths, a trackless train and pony rides for kids, photos with Santa, food and drinks.

With Mercer Street closed off to traffic, you will have room to stroll with your family and friends while enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Providing a nostalgic reminder of Christmas past, Santa and his Clydesdale-drawn carriage will make an impressive appearance that you will love and your kids will never forget. The highlight of the evening will be the annual Lighting of the Tree which will be held at the Triangle at dusk. There will be hot cocoa and Christmas carolers representing local churches and schools serenading with heart-warming, traditional Christmas Carols.

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