Day Trips

Coming up this weekend ...

Paint the town red in Georgetown for Valentine's Day when downtown merchants will have a jar of chocolate kisses in their stores -- guess the number of kisses in the jar and win a prize, Feb. 12-13. 800/436-8696.


Polka Fest at the K.C. Hall in New Braunfels brings out the accordions and dancing shoes, Feb. 13-14. 830/625-9288.

Valentine's Day Dance presented by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 1301 Guadalupe, San Antonio, offers two romantic nights with some of the area's best bands, Feb. 13-14. 210/351-7787.


Coming up ...

Austin filmmakers converge on Houston for a showing of their videos sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts. Ellen Spiro, award-winning video artist and faculty member at UT, will show her film on growing old, Roam Sweet Home, and give a sneak preview of her work in progress, The Shampoo King from Dripping Springs, Feb. 19-20. 713/868-2101 or http://www.mfah.org.

First Monday Trade Days in Canton begins its 1999 season Feb. 25-28. 903/567-6556 or 903/567-2991.


Day Trips, Vol.2, a book of Day Trips 101-200, is now available for $8.95, plus $3.05 for shipping, handling, and tax. Mail to: Day Trips, P.O. Box 33284, South Austin, TX 78704. 401th in a Series. Collect them all.

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