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Merry Christmas!

Amy’s Attic Self Storage is proud to be a part of Central Texas communities where we have secure storage facilities including: Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Killeen, Morgan’s Point Resort, Salado, and Temple.

Below is a list of Christmas events to enjoy in December 2018 and January 2019. If you feel there is a Christmas event  missing from this list below, please contact us using the web form on to submit your  event or activity. We look forward to hearing from you.

~ Run Run Rudolph Virtual 5k Run Walk ~
Dates: October 24, 2018 – January 19, 2018
Time: You pick
Location: You pick
Admission Fee: $29-$60
Event Features: 5k walk or run anywhere and anytime, registration packages with items like Run Run Rudolph Finisher Medal with light up nose, Official Race Bib, Rudolph Antlers, and a Run Run Rudolph “No More Reindeer Games” Finisher Shirt

~ 2nd Annual VLA Childrens Christmas Tree Raffle ~
Dates: Now until December 16, 2018
Time: Raffle tickets can be purchased at the box office or in the lobby on show nights
Location: Vive Les Arts Theatre – 3401 S W S Young Dr, Killeen, Texas 76542
Admission Fee: $1 per ticket
Event Features: Opportunity to win gifts from under 12 individualized theme decorated trees. An opportunity to donate new children’s clothes, toys, toiletries under the Rainbow Tree to benefit The Rainbow Room.

~ Nature In Lights ~
Dates: Now until January 6, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 11:00pm
Location: Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA) – N Nolan Road and Cottage Road
Admission Fee:
Car, Mini-Van & Pick-Up – $15
15 – Passenger Van, Limos & RVs – $30
24 – Passenger Van – $50
47 – Passenger Van or Larger Bus – $75
Event Features: Holiday lights attractions, an 11th Edition Nature in Lights Ornament (available Monday- Wednesday while supplies last),
and Santa’s Village on select nights…
Thurs – Sun (Nov 22 – Dec 9)
Nightly (Dec 13 – Dec 24)
Located in Live Oak Pavilion, part way through the park. Stop in to enjoy Hot Coco, Holiday treats, novelties, pictures with Santa and more.

~ Polar Bus Express ~
Dates: Every Friday night now until December 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Camp Caylor wine and beer yard – 146 County Road 4814, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522
Admission Fee: $15 per person
Event Features: Santa Claus, individual photo opportunity, candy, cookies, hot cocoa, a ride in style to see the Christmas lights, and a viewing of the Polar Express.

~ Salado Christmas Stroll Kick-off Parade ~
Dates: November 29, 2018
Time: 6pm
Location: Main Street – Salado, TX 76571
Admission Fee: Free
Event Features: More than 40 entries and will include the SHS marching band, floats, walking groups, bicycle riders, vintage cars and the 3rd Cavalry Regiment from Fort Hood

~ Amy’s Attic Community Through Cards ~
Dates: Now until Dec. 14, 2018
Time: Normal Business Hours
Harker Heights: Drop-off and Decoration Station
800 Prospector Trail, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Salado: Drop-off and Decoration Station
3524 FM2484 Salado, TX 76571
Copperas Cove: Drop-off & Decoration Station
930 W Hwy 190 Copperas Cove, TX 76522
Killeen: Drop-off Station
ancier Ave Killeen, TX 76543
Belton: Drop-off Station
7950 State Hwy 317 Belton, TX 78513
Admission Fee: Free
Event Features: Drop-off pre-made or handmade Christmas cards or create one on-site at participating locations. Cards will be collected and delivered to residents at local retirement communities and area first responders. All ages welcome to participate.

~ Elf Jr. ~
Dates: Weekend nights Nov. 30 – Dec. 9, 2018
Time: 7:00-9:30pm
Location: Vive Les Arts Theatre – 3401 S W S Young Dr, Killeen, Texas 76542
Admission Fee: $10-$14
Event Features: Theatrical show featuring Elf Jr.

~ Copperas Cove Christmas Extravaganza ~
Dates: November 30, 2018
Time: 5-9pm
Location: Copperas Cove City Park – 1206 W Avenue B, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522
Admission Fee: $5 per car load
Event Features: Santa, ugly sweater contest, tree lighting, bounce houses, hay rides, petting zoo, pony rides, pop up farmers market, food trucks, and more

~ Yuletide Tour of Homes by Temple Children’s Museum ~
Dates and Times: November 30th 4-7pm and December 1st 10am-4pm
Location: Various Homes Temple, Texas 76502
Admission Fee: Starting at $25 – 4 different options available
Event Features: Tour of beautiful Temple, Texas homes

~ Salado Christmas Stroll ~
Dates: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2018 and Dec. 7-9, 2018
Time: Exact times not listed
Location: Main Street – Salado, TX 76571
Admission Fee: No fee listed
Event Features: Carolers, a live nativity scene, live entertainment and late night shopping

~ Tablerock Amphitheater’s live performance of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” ~
Dates: Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8
Time: 6:30pm (concessions open); 7pm (show starts)
Location: Tablerock Amphitheatre – Royal St, Salado, TX 76571
Admission Fee:
*Adults – $10.00
*Students – $5.00
*Child (12 & under) – $3.00
*Tickets sold at the gate on the night of the performance.
*Information for group tickets (20 or more) call 254-947-9205
Event Features: Live performance of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and concessions of hot chocolate, funnel cake, and other goodies

~ Christmas on the Farm ~
Dates: December 1, 2018
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: Bell County Expo Center – 301 W Loop 121, Belton, Texas 76513
Admission Fee:
*Entry tickets – $0.50 per person or $2 per family
*Activity tickets are $0.50 per ticket or $10 for 25 tickets
Event Features: Performances, hay rides, hay mazes, face paintings, crafts, comic con characters, and more

~ Touch of Christmas Bazaar / Food Fight 2018 ~
Dates: December 1-2, 2018
Time: Sat, Dec. 1st – 10am-6pm
Sun, Dec. 2nd – 11am-5pm
Location: Harker Heights Moose Lodge 2179 – 125 W Veterans Memorial Blvd, Harker Heights, Texas 76548
Admission Fee: Free
Event Features: Food trucks, photos with Santa, face painting, craft activities, candy walk, cupcake decorating, petting zoo, cornhole tournaments, raffles and the Elfie Selfie Contest!

~ The Nutcracker Performed by Texas Metropolitan Ballet ~
Dates: December 1-2, 2018
Time: Sat, Dec. 1st – 2-4pm, 7-9pm
Sun, Dec. 2nd – 2-4pm
Location: Cultural Activities Center – 3011 N 3rd St, Temple, Texas 76501
Admission Fee: $7.00/Child (18 & under), $12.00/Adult
Event Features: Texas Metropolitan Ballet is proud to present this classic holiday favorite, The Nutcracker.

~ Walk Through Bethlehem & Living Nativity ~
Dates: December 1-9, 2018 (Sat and Sun Only)
Time: Walk – 5:00-6:30pm
Performance of “Bethlehem: Hope is Born” – 6:45-7:45pm
Location: First United Methodist Church, Killeen – 3501 E Elms Rd, Killeen, Texas 76542
Admission Fee: Canned Food Items or Monetary Donations per person
Event Features: A full tour of the city of Bethlehem and performance of “Bethlehem: Hope is Born” to tell the Christmas Story.

~ Santa Photos ~
Dates: December 1-23, 2018 (Sat and Sun Only)
Time: Sat 10am-1pm
Sun 1-4pm
Location: Exchange (Fort Hood Exchange) – Bldg 4250 Clear Creek Blvd., Fort Hood, Texas 76544
Admission Fee: Does not state on site
Event Features: Professional photos with Santa

~ 2018 Carlson Christmas Light Show ~
Dates: December 1 – 25, 2018
Time: 6-10pm
Location: 428 Winter Sun Dr, Harker Heights, Texas 76548
Admission Fee: Free
Event Features: Approximately 35,000 lights programmed to 45 minutes of music that restarted every hour. Ample parking on the street (DO NOT BLOCK DRIVEWAYS). Check website in case of cancellations due to weather.

~ The City of Temple 72nd Annual Christmas Parade ~
Dates: December 3, 2018
Time: 6:30-9:30pm *recommended spectators arrive by 6pm
Location: E. Adams Avenue and N. 8th Street, proceeds west along Adams Avenue, in front of the Municipal Building, all the way to North 23rd Street and then turns north and disbands at Temple High School.
Admission Fee: FREE
Event Features: Over 100 illuminated entries, Local personalities from around Central Texas, and Santa

~ Chrome & Carols Festival of Trees by United Way of Central Texas ~
Dates: December 6, 2018
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Horny Toad Harley-Davidson – 7454 South General Bruce Drive Temple, TX 76502
Admission Fee: Door Entry Ticket – $55 + processing fee
Event Features: Ton of decorated trees, gift raffles, live and silent auctions, food, live entertainment, raffles.

~ Trees for Troops ~
Dates: December 6 – 7, 2018
Time: Thurs Dec. 6th – 12-1pm
Friday Dec. 7th – 8-9am
Location: Fort Hood Stadium
Admission Fee: Free with military ID (while supplies last)
Event Features: Free Christmas Tree to active duty and spouse dependent military members

~ Autism Friendly Santa Event ~
Dates: December 8, 2018
Time: 10am-1pm
Location: ACI Learning Centers – 904 Mountain Lion Circle Suite 500 Harker Heights, TX 76548
Admission Fee: Free (pre-registration appreciated)
Event Features: Drinks, cookies, crafts, and the ACI Learning Center play area, and optional photo with Santa Website:

~ It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) ~
Dates: December 12 – 26
Time: Select Dates and Times (view website for specifics)
Location: The Beltonian Theatre – 219 E Central Ave, Belton, Texas 76513
Admission Fee: approx. $6 per tickey
Event Features: A showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)” on the big screens.

~ An Unplugged Christmas Show by St. Mary’s Catholic School ~
Dates: December 13, 2018
*PreK Show 6-6:45pm
Location: Cultural Activities Center – 3011 North 3rd Street Temple, TX 76501
Admission Fee: $3 General Admission *Children 2 years old and younger are FREE
Event Features: Christmas music, holiday desserts, students singing Christmas songs

~ Christmas Day Camp ~
Dates: December 21, 2018
Time: 7:30am-6pm
Location: GymKix – 1352 Matthew Spicer Road Copperas Cove, TX 76522
Admission Fee: $35
*no GymKix membership required
*open to ALL children ages 5-11
Event Features: Day of adventure and fun

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