Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Gathering of Friends. A day in historic Hico will help you stamp out the blahs of winter and usher in the freshness of spring. On March 17th historic Hico will host a St. Patrick Day Sidewalk and Vendor Spring sale from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Enjoy a day at SugarMoon Antiques, full of new surprises. Then browse through the Blue Star Trading Post with new fashions for you and your home. Drop by the Old Red Truck, a shop filled with sparkling beads and wonderful treasures.
Don’t miss the chicken and dumplings or one of the great tasting sandwiches at Chari’s Emporium and Tea Room for lunch. Chari’s high-tea–Texas style serves coffee or tea with a large slice of pie from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and you can shop for gifts at Chari’s also.
Wiseman’s Chocolates creates mouth-watering fine chocolates. You can watch them work from the downtown factory or sample the wonderful chocolates in their House of Chocolate. Billy the Kid Museum offers the most intriguing place to gather with friends. The museum staff is always adding more displays.
A St. Patrick’s Day Gathering of Friends celebration creates a day as fun-filled as an Irish pub. Speaking of an Irish pub, Hico now serves beer and wine. You may even find some of it has turned green on the 17th.
Vendors may set up for free, however they must pre-register by calling 254.596.2523.
Billy the Kid - Open Car Show & Festival
Mark the first Saturday in April on your calendar for Billy the Kid Open Car Show & Festival in Hico. This popular annual car show shifts into high-gear between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on April 7th on the Esplanade in the Downtown Historic District. Live entertainment paired with craft and food vendors in Hico always promises a good time. For applications visit www.billythekidmuseum.com.