Spend a fun-filled day, Sat. Dec. 9th, strolling the tiny town of Burton, Pop. 300, located halfway between Austin and Houston. Explore the Krist Kindl Markt with home-grown, hand-crafted local items, baked-goods, art & gifts.
Join the Heritage Society’s Tannenbaum Walking Tour of Historic Knittle House, Neinstedt/Saunders Home, Texas Tin Haus, the 1898 Train Depot and Burton’s 103 year old Cotton Gin. Visit antique stores, thrift stores, restaurants and taverns within blocks of each other for adult beverages, hot chocolate, chili and stew. There will also be cookie decorating, ornament making and mini-gingerbread house stations for kids of all ages who can get their picture taken with Santa & family photos, too!
Sip wassail, apple cider, cocoa & enjoy holiday treats! Join in community Christmas caroling and tree lighting at sunset to celebrate the season, chili, stew & drinks at the White Horse Tavern across the street or down the street at Burton Roadhouse before or after the Community Tree Lighting & Caroling at dark-thirty.
Presented by the Burton Heritage Society, Bridge Ministry & Chamber, in partnership with the Texas Cotton Gin Museum. For details please visit the Chamber website at http://www.burtontexas.org/TannenbaumTour or call the Texas Cotton Gin Museum at 979-289-3378.