November 2016
Llano Chamber News
& Events Calendar

It is a delightful pastime to sit in the pleasant sunshine of autumn, and gazing from this little spot of free earth over such a landscape, let the imagination luxuriate amid the thrilling associations of the scene! ~H.T. Tuckerman

Tuckerman must have had Llano in mind when he said that back in the mid-1800's, because it is as befitting a description of Llano as there always could be. We look forward to seeing you this fall in Llano, whether you are hunting, visiting for the holidays, seeing family or just in town for the pleasant sunshine of autumn. Drop by the  Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce anytime and we will be happy to tell you  all about Llano.  - Briley  

Lowe's Market Holiday Showcase

Join the Llano Chamber at  Lowe's Market where our November Business to Business Mixer is being hosted!  This time, our local market has decided to show off products and recipes for the holiday season that you can recreate in your own kitchen this Thanksgiving & Christmas!

Come Taste the Season!
November 15
104 West Young St.

Llano Fall
Farmer's Market

Shop the Local Gardens!

November 12 & 19
8 am - sold out!
Llano Courthouse Square

New Llano App!

Designed by Chamber member & Director Chris Bhamani, and business owner of Blue Lynk, LLC here in Llano, our town is now at your fingertips!  The "new & improved" part of this app, besides the great look and ease with which you can navigate our events, restaurants, shops, lodging & links is that it connects you to our Llano Chamber of Commerce members, ensuring a quality visit.

Go to the Apple or Android Store and search for Llano Texas so this app can help you find all the great things to do, see, eat & where to stay!  You may just extend your stay in our little river town and decide to settle in for a while... that's what happened to many of us Llano Lovers and we haven't looked back since. 

Llano may be a throw back to Texas heritage, nature and the best simple living the Hill Country has to offer, but we understand the needs of our social world. Download & unwind, friends... 

And don't forget... our river is always open!

Email your local event information to the Llano Chamber:
Be sure to include a flyer & contact person or persons, including: 
  • Official title of event
  • Date/s
  • Time - start and end of event
  • Location
  • Contact information, email, website
  • Any other helpful or attention-getting details that will attract your audience
We are happy to help advertise your Llano events!
Watch our Facebook page and the Chamber Corner in the Llano News for ribbon-cutting dates for these and more new members so you can learn about the new businesses that enter Llano.  It gives them a chance to introduce themselves and tell about what they have to offer.  It's always nice to offer a howdy to the new folks on the block.



Please see our full list of all members at our Llano Chamber member page.  You may also sign up as a new member online!

November 4:  Last Day to Order Wreaths

You may contact any one of the Llano Junior Woman's
Club members to place your holiday decor order for 
wreaths, swags or garland fresh from Washington, or
you may come in to the Llano Visitor Center.
This event benefits Llano Junior Woman's Culture Club, 
which supports our local youth through educational scholarships.

Orders may be picked up at the Llano Visitor Center
the last week of November.

November 12:  Coats for Kids at the Llano Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce

The Llano Junior Woman's Culture Club is again helping our local kids and those in need of extra warmth this season by handing out the coats, jackets scarves & hats that have been collected and laundered for the past several months.
If you are all set for the winter, just come by and thank these fine ladies for thier hard work and dedication all year long.  I bet they would appreciate a cup of coffee, too ;)  

Donations for Coats for Kids are accepted all year long at the Visitor Center & Chamber.
Date  November 12
Time  9 am to 1 pm
Location  100 Train Station Drive, Llano
Christmas Decorating Contest

The fall decorating contest was such a beautiful hit around town, we just can't stop there!  LET'S KEEP THE SPIRIT ALIVE, LLANO!!!

Once again, let the Llano Chamber know if you'd like to join in the consideration for judging for the town holiday decorating contest and strap on those sparkly Santa boots or hoist up those lighted antlers or tie on the jingly bells and ring in the season!  We encourage EVERY shop to participate to keep customers engaged.  The Christmas contest will ru from November 19 - December 24.

ENTER YOUR BUSINESS IN THE LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE!   Click here to print application.  December 3rd is the day and it will commence at dark, with Santa following all his happy parade elves!!!

Please also don't forget Shop Small Saturday on November 26; you may want to hold a sale or extend your hours along with neighboring businesses to show "small town solidarity".

Call Angela, Briley or Kim at 325-247-5354!  

Reserve Your Spot for the Jingle Bell Christmas Tea at Sandstone B&B!
December 4 @ 3 pm 
Menu:  A full English afternoon tea
Call Virginia Walker at 325-423-2581

Antler Drop Gala:  New Year's Eve Event @ Horseshoe Bay Resort
Benefits Llano Parks Project
Reserve your tickets online here:  Antler Drop Gala New Year's Eve Tickets!

Briley Mitchell, Executive Director
Llano Chamber, 100 Train Station Drive, Llano TX
Thank you for your time & support...
The Llano Chamber 
Turkeys & Hams!
We are located in town at 705 W. Young


GET YOUR HOLIDAY ORDERS IN NOW!!!         CALL 325-247-4450