Weekend Guide

December 13, 2018

 Christmas is quickly approaching! Here is a list of local activities to help you and your family get in the Christmas spirit.


Lights on the Leon, Gatesville's Christmas Light Display, is on for viewing each evening.  Here is a link to our map showing the location of the city light displays:   Lights on the Leon Map

You can also visit the Lights on the Leon Facebook page for more information and to see or share other light displays in town worth a drive-by!



The Last Drive In Picture Show and Cinema offers some family-

friendly and holiday shows this weekend.

 Local favorite Ed Leonard will perform Thursday evening 6:30-9:30 at The Junction on 36.  All ages are welcome and there is no cover charge. Come out for dinner or just drinks and enjoy the music.


We also want to say a big thank you to Ed giving his time and talent to entertain groups of soldiers this week at the annual Gatesville/North Fort Hood Christmas parties.  He played for three parties throughout the day and evening and helped give these men and women a wonderful send-off as they deploy overseas right before the holidays.  One of the highlights of the day was when he allowed a fellow musician from Mississippi to join him on the microphone for a little while. Thanks Ed! 




On Saturday, First United Methodist Church is holding a Christmas Stop & Shop. Christmas from 7am-4pm. It is an indoor/outdoor event. Food trucks will be there 12-4pm and Santa will be there 2-4pm. Check their event page on Facebook for more details, a list of vendors, and some photos of items that will be available! Christmas Stop & Shop page


If you haven't quite finished your Christmas shopping (or if you haven't started yet), there is no need to leave Gatesville!  We have many great places to shop for unique items for everyone on your list.  See our Gatesville Gift Guide tips each day on the Visit Gatesville, TX Facebook page.


Bare Bones BBQ will feature the live music of Steve Anderson and Scott Conrad Saturday evening starting at 7:00pm.

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