Candy Cane Hunt and Winter Solstice: 5 events in Cedar Park and Leander, Dec. 21-24

This weekend's Candy Cane Hunt takes place at the Mason Homestead in Leander.

This weekend's Candy Cane Hunt takes place at the Mason Homestead in Leander.

Celebrate the holiday season with a Candy Cane Hunt held at a historic house in Leander or ugly sweater party in Cedar Park.


THURSDAY
1. Equestrian Center holds Winter Solstice celebration

South Wind Equestrian Center holds a drum circle during the Winter Solstice, facilitated by Suzanne Bertran. Donations will be accepted for Hope Alliance in Round Rock.

5-8 p.m. South Wind Equestrian Center, 15214 Faubion Trail, Leander. 512-689-7793. www.southwindequestrian.com






2. Candy Cane Hunt held at Mason Homestead

The family-friendly hunt is followed by a screening of the movie "A Charlie Brown Christmas." S’mores are served during the film. Call to reserve a spot.

6-9 p.m. Free. Mason Homestead, 1101 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-528-9909. www.leandertx.gov





FRIDAY
3. Don an ugly sweater for a holiday party

Whitestone Brewery hosts the No Office Holiday Party for guests without a holiday party to attend this year.

6-10 p.m. Free. Whitestone Brewery, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 500, Cedar Park. 512-765-4828. www.whitestonebrewery.com





SATURDAY
4. Farmers market sells vegetables, artisan foods

Residents can stock up on ingredients for holiday dinners at the Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park. 541-908-4507. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/lakeline





SUNDAY
5. Life Church in Leander holds Christmas Eve event for families

A Family Christmas: Christmas Eve Candlelight Services and Family Fun includes activities and snacks, such as family photos, hot chocolate, cookies and caroling.

8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. Life Church, 1393, E. Woodview Drive, Leander. 512-260-5151. www.yourlifechurch.org


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