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Make sure to stop by the Christmas Cottage on Friday, Nov. 1 to shop for gifts and decorations. There will be a variety of items including handmade key rings, clothing, crochet items, facial products, candles, quilts, throws, hot sauce, jelly and cookbooks. You can also enjoy lunch prepared by the Extension Education Association members.
The Christmas Cottage will be held on November 1st at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron at 101 East Main Street. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be available starting at 11 a.m. For many years the Extension Education Association Clubs and the Family and Consumer Sciences Committee has worked with the Milam County Extension Office to provide this opportunity to look, shop and eat at the Christmas Cottage.
Join us on Nov. 1 for some Christmas spirit as you enjoy a great lunch and shop for holiday gifts and decorations.
FREDERICKSBURG TOUR—Fredericksburg has German Heritage and Texan Hospitality and on Dec. 6 the Milam County Extension Education Association members are hosting a charter bus tour. Anyone is welcome to join us for a day in downtown Fredericksburg.
The charter bus will leave Cameron at 8:30 a.m. and arrive back in Cameron about 11:30 p.m.
This is a great opportunity for you to get in the Christmas spirit and have a fun day with friends. You have shops, galleries and boutiques along with the Pacific War Museum to fill your day along with lots of great food choices.
The day trip to Fredericksburg offers two special activities. First the St. Nikolausmarkt in the downtown square will showcase a variety of craft, food and art booths. This market is different each year depending on the exhibitors. We will end the day with the lighted Christmas Parade.
The parade is a great way to catch the Christmas spirit. The cost of the trip is $40 per person. Contact the Milam County Extension office if you have questions or need additional information, 100 E. 1st Street in Cameron, 254-697-7045, http: //milam.agrilife.org/ or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA EXCHANGE—This year will mark the 19th year of the Holiday Gift Idea Exchange conducted by the Milam County 4-H. Year after year, 4-Hers demonstrate holiday gift, decoration and food ideas to give you a new idea for the season. The program is free and open to all interested persons.
From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 the Holiday Gift Idea Exchange will be conducted at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron. You will see a variety of demonstrations, get handouts with instructions for the projects and enjoy refreshments and door prizes.
For more information contact the Milam County Extension Office.