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Natural Bridge Caverns To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Opening to the Public on July 3
New Braunfels, Texas (June 21, 2014) Natural Bridge Caverns will celebrate the 50th anniversary of opening to the public on Thursday, July 3 by honoring military families from the local area. Since opening on July 3, 1964, Natural Bridge Caverns has hosted more than 10 million visitors as one of the world’s premiere show caves. Read More
Horseshoe Bay Resort To Host Three-Day Music Festival
Music is in the air at Horseshoe Bay Resort! On Friday, August 1st, the AAA-four diamond resort will kick off its three-day Beer by the Bay Music Festival. Performances range from top Texas country artists (Jack Ingram, Bri Bagwell, Curtis Grimes) - to reggae (The Effinays) - to soul and gospel (Matchmaker Band and The Stapletones); added to all-you-can-eat culinary delights and award-winning Texas microbreweries make this an event you can’t miss. Read More
Flat Creek Enoteca Celebrates Its Grand Opening In Marble Falls Texas
By Maris Lynne Long After five months of construction and a month of “soft” operation, Flat Creek Enoteca celebrated its grand opening on June 19th. About 50 people gathered at the completely renovated building at 112 Highway 281 just north of the bridge in Marble Falls to enjoy the wine and hors d’oeuvres. The “Enoteca,” an Italian term for a local tasting room and wine shop serving artisan fare, is the first of its kind in the area. Read More
Russo’s - Food is a Family Affair
By Heather Wagner “What you will experience here is hard to put into words. It’s best savored when it’s in the mouth and with the spirit. We’ve used cooking styles, flavors, ideas, tastes and textures from a number of different cuisines to arrive at what we call TEXITALLY cuisine.” The beginnings of this hill country restaurant are humble, but the genesis of Russo’s in Marble Falls has paved the way for one of the most delicious and unique dining experiences you will find in centr ... Read More
History, Charm, and More Makes this German Town A Must-See
New Braunfels, a charming community that is thriving and growing in the hill country, is synonymous with rivers and tubing and all things German; the area has always been a mecca for visitors. Whether camping out on the banks along the Guadalupe or taking in the sights and sounds of Wurstfest, New Braunfels is where people go to enjoy themselves. The hill country town is located about 50 miles south of Austin and a little more than 30 miles north of San Antonio. Read More
Starring: Historic Movie Theater that Livens Up Town Square
Small towns are notorious for not having anything to do. Fortunately, for the folks in Llano, that’s not the case, and it hasn’t been for at least the last 87 years. Located on the town square, which surrounds the Llano County Courthouse, the Latex, Llano’s premiere movie theater, has been preserved and is used most weekends out of the year, bringing either the latest blockbuster movie to the residents of this small and growing town, to special movies produced by the local film society t ... Read More
Llano Rodeo Arena Offers More Than Just Roping
“If you build it, they will come.” The line, made famous in the Kevin Costner movie, Field of Dreams, is apropos for the Llano Events Center, the covered rodeo arena that was built a little more than two years ago. Designed and build by Tommy Morrison of T. Morrison Construction, the arena has become more than in its short history than was expected when the Llano Economic Development Committee began dreaming of the building. Located at 2200 Ranch Road 152, the arena has seen ropers, rider ... Read More
KACC Summer Events Highlight Artistic Diversity
Debbie Minns, KACC Executive Director, is a big supporter of teachers, noting the upcoming Hometown Crafts Teachers Show that runs from June 26 through July 27 “ is our way of giving back to these people who dedicate their lives to inspiring our young people. We sincerely appreciate the ongoing sponsorship of these shows and the generous donations of cash and art supply prizes by Hometown Crafts – this will be our 9th annual Teacher’s Show!” Minns continues: “One of the things that m ... Read More
Local Peach Crop Still in Full Swing!
Consumers who love peaches rejoice this year as many of the Hill Country Fruit Council stands opening in the Hill Country, primarily in Fredericksburg and Stonewall are already open for this year’s peach season. Fresh freestone peaches are now available at the local farm stands and markets.  Peach varieties now harvesting or about to start include Cary Mac, Majestic, Red Globe, and Loring. Read More
An Affair of the Heart
Hello there! And how do you do? We are so excited to be coming to you! “We will be debuting “An Affair of the Heart” in Texas and we’re thrilled for it to be in the great city of San Antonio,” said Connie Harris, co-founder and co-owner of the shows. 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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