New year, more fun in Highland Lakes of Burnet County
Before you hang your 2023 calendar on the wall, pencil in time for The Highland Lakes of Burnet County. Winters are mild here, and, save for an occasional meteorological surprise, you can comfortably explore and enjoy the outdoors to your heart’s content. Indoors, shop unique stores, taste local wines, or sample Highland Lakes craft beers.
During January in Burnet County, travel back in time to the Roaring ’20s at a speakeasy-themed fundraiser, support a local organization at its annual barbecue dinner and auction, or gather ’round the campfire at a state park. Seasonal visitors get a warm welcome as they mingle with other Winter Texans at a dinner created just for them.
5-8 PM WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11
Cedar Skies Barn at Log Country Cove
614 Log Country Cove in Burnet
Meet up with other winter visitors for an evening of food, fun, and fellowship. Just bring yourself and a side dish.
Inks Lake State Park
3630 Park Road 4 West in Burnet
Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee prepared the old-fashioned way and learn how cowboys of the Wild West made their caffeinated brew around a campfire with a park volunteer or ranger. There also will be a Dutch oven treat. Bring your own cup or thermos. Cowboy Coffees are Saturday mornings at Inks Lake State Park.
6:30-11:30 PM SATURDAY, JAN. 21
Hill Country Community Theatre
4003 FM 2147 East in Cottonwood Shores
Support the artistic community and have some fun during this 1920s-themed fundraiser for the Hill Country Community Theatre. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres, listen to the Texas Gypsies Trio, purchase a chance to win a getaway package, and bid in a silent auction.
5:30-9 PM SATURDAY, JAN. 28
YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond
1601 S. Water St. (U.S. 281) in Burnet
Support the charitable efforts of the Highland Lakes Service League during this fun evening that features a catered barbecue dinner, live and silent auctions, a raffle, and a wine pull.
For more area attractions and events, visit The Highland Lakes of Burnet County.