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BBQ on the Pedernales at LBJ National Park
The National Park Service and Friends of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park have a special evening of food and entertainment planned along the banks of the Pedernales River on the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall. In the 1960s, the President and Mrs. Johnson frequently welcomed guests from around the world to the LBJ Ranch.  Often, large barbecues were staged in the oak grove along the banks of the river.  The Johnsons referred to the ranch as “their heart’s home” and they took every op ... Read More
Blanco’s 3rd Annual Western Showcase
Buggy Barn Museum is proud to announce the upcoming 3rd Annual Blanco Western Showcase on November 7, 8, 9, 2014 on the grounds of Buggy Barn Museum Complex. The past two years have been extraordinary, and we have appreciated the support we have received, especially from our sponsors. Without our sponsors, we would not be able to bring you a fun filled weekend. This year’s showcase will be a three day event, with a few changes. Read More
Fall Festivals in Gruene Historic District
Summer may have come to an end, but with fall comes even more fun in Gruene Historic District. Between listening to great live tunes, trying some new wines and shopping the best Texas vendors, there’s something for everyone in Gruene this fall! Gruene 10k Gruene Historic District, September 13, 2014 Participants enjoy a leisurely or competitive run through the Texas Hill Country with medals for each age group. Read More
Hill Country Art Festival
The historic town of Comfort welcomes art-appreciators to attend the annual Hill Country Art Festival on Saturday, September 20th from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Participating shops, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and wineries will host talented Texas artists from the hill country and other areas. Artists set up their displays on the porches, yards or inside the host businesses for viewing and purchasing. Artist’s mediums include paintings in oil, watercolor and acrylics; sculptures, carvings, ... Read More
Texas Heritage Music Day Slated for September 26th
The 18th annual Texas Heritage Music Day will feature more than 50 performers and Texas Heritage Music Day demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, on the Schreiner University campus. A cheese and wine reception with Texas Public Radio will be hosted at 6:30 p.m. before Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines perform at a free community concert sponsored by Toyota of Boerne at 7:30 p.m. Read More
Medina Lake Cajun Festival
The Lakehills Civic Center is a beehive of activity as volunteers transform the grounds to a little slice of Cajun Country. On Saturday, September 27th, the Medina Lake Cajun Festival brings the music, food and culture of Louisiana to the Texas Hill Country, creating a magic that has endured for 34 years. The key elements of this successful festival are three: topnotch Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco music on two stages, the best homemade Cajun food this side of Louisiana, and the “Great Gumbo C ... Read More
Oktoberfest Celebrates 34 Years of Texas Gemütlichkeit...Oompah!
Oompah at its Best, the aroma of sizzling bratwurst, and the cries of prosit once again herald the arrival of Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas, October 3 - 5, 2014. For three full days, the whole world is invited to sing, toast and dance at one of Fredericksburg’s favorite festivals, in its 34th year of celebrating the spirit of Texas gemütlichkeit! Read More
2014 Sacred Springs Powwow Celebrates Native American Culture
A thirty-two-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel lectures, screenings of the award-winning film Yakona, and amazing dancers will be highlighted at the 2014 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates the Native American culture that has been part of the San Marcos area for thousands of years. The powwow is set for Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM at the new Meadows Center (formerly known as Aquarena Center), 921 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, Texas.  A p ... Read More
Yanaguana Indian Arts Market: A Texas Tradition Begins
Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A handful of prominent Indian Arts Markets exist throughout the United States, most notably the annual Santa Fe Indian Market that traces its founding to the 1920s. In addition, events at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles, the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, and the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., and New York, comprise the most prestigious Native arts markets in the country. Read More
Uptown Blanco’s 4th Annual Quilt Show
Come celebrate the art and artistry of Quilting, yesterday and today, at the 4th Annual Uptown Blanco Quilt Show in Blanco, Texas. Hosted by the Uptown Blanco Textile Studio. The show will be held Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11. In addition to the entry quilts on display, there will be special exhibits of quilts by Betty Alderman and pieces from the 2014 Hoffman Challenge. Read More
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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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