Check out these 10 events happening in Hays County from Nov. 23-Dec. 9.

Buda Turkey Trot

This annual 5K running event will benefit the Hays County Food Bank. There will also be a free kids sprint.5th Annual Angels & Mistletoe Holiday Market

There will be Christmas music; pictures with Santa; and vendors selling clothes, gifts, holiday and home decor, jewelry, art, candles, and more.Santa’s Arrival

This family-friendly event will feature Santa’s arrival with holiday music performed by local school choirs and bands. There will also be food and vendors. Santa will also be available for free pictures.Budafest

This annual event will have a downtown tree lighting with an ornament market, pictures with Santa, a parade and a vendor market.
  • Dec. 1, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 2, noon-9 p.m.; Dec 3, noon-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Downtown Buda, 303 Main St., Buda
Pancakes with Santa

The First Presbyterian Church will host an event that features a pancake breakfast, professional photos with Santa, Christmas crafts and family fun activities.
  • Dec. 2, 8:30-10 a.m.
  • $5 tickets
  • First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 410 W. Hutchinson St. San Marcos
Holiday Bazaar at Railyard

Attendees can take photos with Mr. Grinch and shop local businesses. There will also be crafts, beer and food.'What We Leave Behind'

Directed by Iliana Sosa, "What We Leave Behind" is Sosa’s love letter to her grandfather as well as an intimate and insightful exploration into her own relationship with him and his homeland in rural Mexico.Holiday Sip N Stroll: Plaid Tidings

With the purchase of a ticket, attendees will receive a commemorative glass, a tote for purchases, and a one-of-a-kind holiday ornament while tasting a variety of spirits and food from local restaurants.Jingle Bell Run 5K

Run through downtown San Marcos and the city’s Historic District. The race will start and finish at the San Marcos Plaza Park. There will also be Christmas music along the route. “Best Festive” voted by the crowd will win a new TV.Winter Family Fun Day

Create treasures to decorate your home and enjoy hot chocolate at Spring Lake.