World’s Longest Letter to Santa*

Want to participate in writing the World’s Longest Letter to Santa? We thought so.

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Join us on Dec. 7th at the Old Town Christmas Festival at 11:30AM to share your Christmas wish.  The 75-foot letter will be given to Santa at 3PM when he arrives in Leander.  There is no cost to participate, so join in the fun!

http://www.oldtownleander.com

*This is not actually the World’s Longest Letter, but it is very long and will be very fun.

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Anyone?

New to the Old Town Christmas Festival this year is the Old Town Christmas Scavenger Hunt! This free event does not require registration.

Is your family up for the challenge? Test your family’s teamwork and competitive spirit.  Join us at 12:45 on Dec. 7th to participate in this fun photo hunt.  Families will be given photo activities to participate in throughout the festival grounds.  All you need to participate is a digital camera/phone and a smile!

The first family to capture all of the photo opportunities will win a gift basket, but the best prize of all is spending time with your family in Old Town Leander.

http://www.oldtownleander.com

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Photo from Hallmark’s Christmas Scavenger Hunt movie.  Join us as we make our own!!!

Rudolph Run Is Live!!

The 2019 Rudolph Run is now live!!!  This shirt will be a soft, long sleeve with a classic Old Town design.  In addition, this year all racers will receive a medal as they cross the finish line.  Last year we sold out 2 weeks prior to the race…this race does have limited registration, so sign up early.  45441033994_a8eed2c3c3_o.jpgREGISTER NOW!

Press Release: 12 Days of HOPE

August 23rd, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Brungot Farms Partners with the Leander Chamber of Commerce to Launch Local Fundraising Campaign
LEANDER, TX – This holiday season, there will be a new look to the Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center as part of the Twelve Days of Hope & Giving campaign with Brungot Farms. In the heart of Old Town, Brungot Farms’ fresh Christmas trees will decorate the area. However, this will not be your average Christmas tree lot; this lot serves a greater purpose, supporting the nonprofits that serve the citizens of Leander, Texas.

Beginning Wednesday, November 21 and running through December 2nd, Brungot Farms will sell trees to support the Twelve Days of Hope & Giving campaign. This local fundraising campaign is in the city of Leander, based on a community partnership between Brungot Farms and the Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.

“As a team, we address the basic human needs in our community. This annual Christmas campaign is designed to give HOPE (Help Other People Everyday) to our community and its needs, as well as bring a reasonable priced resource of Christmas trees and Christmas wreaths to Leander.” Chamber President Bridget Brandt said. “Combined this will make the holidays brighter for your family, along with many local organizations that provide for our families in need of assistance.”  

During this campaign, a portion of the sales from Brungot Farms Leander location will be donated to the Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, and the Christmas Festival Committee will work to identify and distribute the funds to organizations in our community.

“We are looking for people to not just buy a Christmas tree or wreath, but to start a new tradition with your family, in turn helping others right here in your community!” Brungot Farms owner, Aaron Brungot said.

Hope Grant Requests will be accepted September first through November 1st on the Chamber of Commerce website: visitleandertx.com. Recipients of the grants will be identified and notified by November 12th. Sales will be accepted through an online pre-ordering website beginning August 15th at HopeandGiving. BrungotFarms.com. Trees can also be purchased beginning the Wednesday before Thanksgiving on-site. The funds will be distributed during a twelve day period beginning December 8th.

 

Join us as we bring Twelve Days of HOPE & Giving to Leander!

 

PRESS CONTACT:

Aaron Brungot, owner of Brungot Farms

Email: arbrungot@gmail.com

Phone: 737-600-3835

 

Bridget Brandt, Leander Chamber of Commerce

Email: president@leandercc.org

Phone: 512-259-1907

Supporting Band Requests

We are in the process of looking for supporting bands for the Old Town Street Festival and Old Town Summer Nights for 2018.

If you are interested in playing either, please submit the following:

 

 

The Harvey Relief Benefit: Old Town Summer Nights

In response to the widespread damage left behind by Hurricane Harvey, we’re proud to announce The Harvey Relief Benefit: Old Town Summer Nights, taking place Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Old Town Leander from 6-9PM. 100% of ALL proceeds, will directly benefit the people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

All vendors will be asked to donate a portion of the proceeds, and all booth fees will be added to the fund!

The event will feature a concert by Los Texas Wranglers, opportunities for your kids to write and send letters to children impacted in those communities, & so much more coming. We’re gonna show Texas how Leander comes together! http://www.oldtownleander.com for more details!!

Sign up today!