logo 2012 300Christmas Under the Stars Festival
Schedule of Events
December 7 & 8   –     4 PM – 8 PM

Activities, Attractions & Food Vendors – Dec. 7 & 8 from 4 – 8 PM Unless Noted

Depot Complex (Outdoors)

Ice Skating Rink
Mon., & Tues., Dec. 3 & 4 – 10 AM – 5 PM
Wed., Dec. 5 – 10 AM – 7 PM
Thur., Fri. & Sat., Dec. 6 – 8 – 10 AM – 8 PM
$2/ 15 minute session

Rock Climbing Wall

Photo Characters
Near Pavilion

Soft Drink Trailer
Hosted by Southside Church Youth Group


Depot Complex (Indoors)

Depot Ballroom

Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

Christmas Karaoke
Hosted by Gobo Entertainment

Wii Winter Sports

Letters to Santa
Hosted by Family Service Center

 Depot Scale Room

Christmas Bag Decorating
Hosted by SWAG

Frito Pie/Chili
Hosted by UNITI

Hot Chocolate
Popcorn Balls
Cake Balls
Apple Cider

Hosted by Nexus Community Church

Depot Small Room

Fingernail Painting & Face Painting
Hosted by Ranger College Cosmetology

Snowman Ornament Making
Hosted by Ranger College LVN Program

Depot Last Room

Marshmallow Shooters
Hosted by Salvation Army

Harvey House

Christmas Movies

Hosted by Aarons

The Brownwood Store
Open during festival with gift items and cold drinks

Adams Street Community Center

Wooden Cross Making
Hosted by McCoys

Decorate Giant Gingerbread House
Hosted by Latch Key

Christmas Cookie Decorating
Hosted by CASA

Christmas Cards
Hosted by Boys & Girls Club

Pet Food Bowl Decorating
Hosted by Corinne T. Smith Animal Center

Photos with Snickers the Dog
Hosted by Corinne T. Smith Animal Center

Sausage Wraps
Soft Drinks

Hosted by High Mesa Cowboy Church Youth Group

Funnel Cakes
Hosted by Early Project Graduation

Lehnis Railroad Museum

Coloring Book Pages
Hosted by Brown County Museum of History

Christmas Ornament Decorating
Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters

Photo Frame Decorating
Hosted by the Red Cross

Christmas Tree Auction
Public can bid on fully decorated Christmas tree to benefit a local charity

Hot Dogs
Hot Chocolate

Southside Church Youth Group

Hot Dogs
Hot Chocolate

Southside Church Youth Group

**Live Entertainment will be playing at all venues during the festival.


Depot Complex – Note days and times

Zumba Jam Dance-Off
Hosted by Fitness Evolution
Friday, December 7th – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Inside Depot Ballroom
$75 cash prize for last one standing

Pet Costume Contest
Hosted by Corinne T. Smith Animal Center
Friday, December 7th – 5 PM registration, 6 PM judging
In Depot Last Room
$5 per entry
All pets have to be collared with tags, current on shots and on a leash at all times
1st Place – $25, 2nd Place – $15

Treats for Santa Contest
Hosted by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, December 8th in Bertrand Technology Solutions Meeting Room in Chamber of Commerce
$10 per entry
Baked good must be dropped off by 4 PM on the 8th – Judging Starts at 4:30 PM

Amazing Race
Hosted by Stegemoller Realtors
Saturday, December 8th 5:30 – 7:30 PM
inside Depot Ballroom
Teams of three compete in 4 challenges
1st Place team – $75, 2nd Place team – $50, 3rd Place team – $25

Lehnis Railroad Museum

Photography Contest
Hosted by the Brownwood Art Association
On display Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8, 4 – 8 PM

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest and Auction
Hosted by the Lehnis Railroad Museum
Non-profit organizations have decorated Christmas trees with the help of local businesses
Trees will be on display December 1st through 8th
The public can bid on decorated tree and money will benefit the nonprofit who build the tree
Awards for best tree and highest bid will be given

Gordon Wood Stadium

Santa’s Sleigh 5K
Hosted by First United Methodist Church Weekday Preschool
Saturday, December 8th at 9 AM
Registration fee $25
Deadline to register – Friday, Dec. 7th at 7 PM


Festival Sponsored by

Presenting Sponsor

Silver Sponsor
3M Company

Entertainment Sponsor

Skating Rink for the Christmas Festival Sponsored by

Presenting Sponsors
Howard Payne University

Gold Sponsors
Coldwell Banker, Mark Campbell & Associates
Lee Hoffpauir Chevrolet Buick

Packet Pickup at Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7 PM