Weekend Lineup
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Ho! Ho! Hoping you have a wonderful Christmas weekend. Go dancing Friday night at SPJST in Taylor with Edward Kopecky & His Fun Time Czech Band, at Martinez Social Club in San Antonio with Justin Trevino, or at Silver Center in Seguin with Glen Collins & The Alibis.

On Saturday, Glen & The Alibis play in Red Rock, Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition play at Quihi Hall, and DJ Allen Pollard brings his DanceHall Sounds to Robstown.

On the home page of polkabeat.com, check out info on the TubaChristmas planned at the State Capitol on Friday. Also in Austin, if you're doing last minute Christmas shopping at Lakeline Mall, take a break and enjoy the Central Texas Accordion Association playing outside of JCP.

Have you made New Year's Eve plans yet? Check out the ads above and other dances listed in the schedule.
 
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Coming in January. The Kubos Brothers have been on the Texas music scene for years, and are still bringing their talents to Oprys, and well-known country, Western swing, and polka bands. It's National Polka Month! Learn about the roots of polka, and plan to attend the dance, featuring the Dujka Brothers, to raise funds for the International Polka Association. Editor Gary E. McKee writes an interesting column about music greats who left this world on January 1, and he remembers country star Mel Tillis. Justin Everett reviews the new CD from the Czechaholics, celebrating their 15th anniversary. He also writes a tribute to his Great Uncle Lawrence Vrazel, and profiles DJ Michael Craig. John Dujka brings Musings from the Road, Texas Folklife presents its Master Fiddler Awards, and Theresa Parker reports on her evening as an honoree at the Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center.

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New Taiton Christmas Party
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Lost Cause at Rek Hill
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Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of the Red Ravens at the Elgin Christmas party, and Alex Meixner and Walburg Boys at the Walburg Restaurant

 
WEEKLY LAUGH
There were two blondes who went deep into the frozen woods searching for a Christmas tree.  After hours of subzero temperatures and a few close calls with hungry wolves, one blonde turned to the other and said,  "I'm chopping down the next tree I see. I don't care whether it's decorated or not!"
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