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COMMENTS FROM CHERYL

Fredericksburg trip a great, little getaway for you
Cheryl Walker

Fredericksburg has German Heritage and Texan Hospitality and on Dec. 6 the Milam County Extension Education Association members are hosting a charter bus tour. Anyoneiswelcometo 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. T he d ay t rip to F redericksburg 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. T he parade is a great way to catch the Christmas spirit. T he c ost 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 ce-walker@tamu.edu.

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 a fter 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.

On Nov. 18 the Holiday Gift Idea Exchange will be conducted form 6:30-8 p.m. at Bea’sKitcheninCameron. You will see a variety of demonstrations, get handouts with instructions for the projects and enjoy refreshments and door prizes. C ome to t he Holiday Gift Idea Exchange and get new ideas for the holiday season. For more information contact the Milam County Extension Office. ce-walker@tamu.edu


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