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Elites Holiday Tour to Boerne: Dickens on Main Preview



"If you close your eyes and focus your thoughts on those classic Saturday Evening Post covers, you can almost imagine Norman Rockwell's visions of Christmas in small-town America coming alive in the Texas hill country." What Chris A describes is exactly what 100 Yelp Elites and their broods experienced during our Elite Holiday Tour and Sneak Preview of Dickens on Main – the winter extravaganza that brings tidings of good cheer, and thousands of people, to Boerne during the holidays! 

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Our tour began with deep-fried goodness at the picturesque retro 50's-style eatery, Soda Pops and its sister sweet spot, The Sugar Shack. Fried pickle spears, onion rings, tater tots and fries warmed everyone up for the sweet trip ahead! Kiddos donned classic Blue Bell ice cream hats while us big kids grabbed koozies and filled them with a beer (or old-fashioned soda – so many to choose from!). Of course, we can't forget the delicious Texas ice cream – everyone was treated to a complimentary cone or cup of Blue Bell! Although we didn't want to leave the adorable setting and friendly staff at the Sugar Shack, onward we went…! 

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Meandering down bustling Main Street, we stopped to see where Dicken's Village would be – no bah humbugs here – complete with period play and costumes. We wandered through the soon-to-be transformed Santa Toy Shop Children's Area, previewed the petting zoo location, and got the low-down on how to do Dickens on Main like a pro – parking tips, best times to arrive, and even back roads to come in on! 

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The day ended with a bang, in a wrap-up gingerbread house decorating party hosted by Bear Moon Bakery. Elites were welcomed under a tent filled with all the fixin's – candy, sprinkles, icing, and more! Once our masterpieces were crafted, we posed for photo ops and left with unique cookies in hand, made just for us. And there was even more just for us. Local boutiques came together to curate truly VIP goody bags filled with luxurious items like lotion, candles, scarves, discount cards, and plenty of reasons to come back to Boerne over and over again! 

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Thanks to these Boerne shopping destinations who helped us get our shop on {Celeste, Melvin Rose, Christy's, Casa Decor, Redbird Retro, The Chrismas Shoppe, Sun of a Brave, Calamity Jane's, Daisy Pearl, Hunting and Gathering, Merle Norman, and A Little Nature Store}

Check out our Flickr photo album, and if you Facebook, we've got an album there too – tag away! Photos compliments of our good friends, Parish Photography.  If you haven't shared your review of the event, what're ya waiting for?!

Mark your calendars for November 29th and 30th, and December 6th and 7th! Elf Gloria C will see y'all there! 

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