No amount of icy weather was going to dampen the evening as the re-opening of the Granbury Opera House was celebrated Thursday night.
The public got its first look at the $3.4 million renovation, complete with an enlarged stage (by 16 feet), an orchestra pit that doubles as a lift onto the stage, Victorian staircases, crystal chandeliers, and much more.
Visitors braved the winter storm outside for the black tie event inside that featured hors d’oeuvres, champagne, dignitaries, and the first performances inside the new look Opera House that has graced Granbury for more than 125 years.… Read the rest
The candlelight tour joins the Granbury Living Christmas Cards on the square this weekend.
Postponed last weekend due to icy weather, Granbury – A Candlelight Tour will take place this weekend with a few changes.
Tours will be conducted on Saturday and Sunday, not the three-day event originally scheduled last weekend, according to Scott Young of the Historic Granbury Merchants Association.… Read the rest
If the thought of leaving your colorful containers bare during cool weather gives you the chills, take heart.
In Texas, many plants fare well when overwintered in pots, provided they are given a bit of protection in frigid temperatures.
The trick to container gardening in cold weather is selecting plants with attractive foliage in addition to cool season flowers. For example, dwarf forms of yaupon, nandina, juniper, holly, rosemary, germander, red yucca and boxwood make fantastic container plants.… Read the rest
You’ve most likely heard the confusion surrounding the website for the Health Insurance Marketplace, the government’s new platform for offering affordable health insurance. While the site may not be fully functional yet, Lake Granbury Medical Center’s (LGMC’s) application counselors can help make things more clear and assist with the sign-up process.
And, if you enroll by Dec. 23, you will have health insurance Jan.… Read the rest
“In the Spirit of Giving” is the theme of the second annual creative holiday project, which benefits local art programs in the schools and features beautiful trees in gallery windows around the square.
Over 20 regional artists are creating and donating individual works of art to decorate the trees. Each artwork will be part of a silent auction, which runs through Dec.… Read the rest
For over 16 years, Tubby the Clown has been putting smiles on the faces of thousand of people, young and old, with her balloon animals and caring personality.
Her career as a professional clown was inspired by her love of children.
“I started trying to find different businesses to start on my own and wanted to do something with children,” said Granbury’s Trudy Wright, aka Tubby the Clown.… Read the rest