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Fall in Love with the Heart of the Hill Country – Beautiful Blanco
Blanco, nestled deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country is the perfect place to get away! The slower pace of a small town can be an excellent way to refresh yourself and get a little more time out of your weekend. Blanco is a small town, but there are big things happening. February begins with the Blanco State Park welcoming the Buffalo Soldiers. Read More
Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas a Family-Friendly Event for All Ages
Looking for a fun-filled weekend? Come celebrate Mardi Gras in Downtown Port Arthur, Southeast Texas style, from Thursday, February 7, through Sunday, February 10, 2013, with parades large and small. Don’t miss the Valero Krewe of Krewes or Total Majestic Krewe of Aurora Grand Parade with large, New Orleans style floats tossing lots of beads, cups, and doubloons for all to catch and enjoy. On Sunday, the Richard Industrial Group Motor Parade features anything and everything that rolls with ... Read More
Wimberley Players
The Wimberley Players presented their first performance 33 years ago and they continue to amaze the village with the quality of their productions today. “We’re always striving to amaze,” says Players’ vice president Julie Ray. “In fact that’s our new slogan: ‘Amazing Theater.’” That first performance back in 1979 took place in an elementary school auditorium with lighting hidden in coffee cans above the makeshift scenery. Read More
Bringing the Arts to the Hill Country – Second Season
Last year, the Boerne Performing Arts brought world class performances such as the Vienna Boys Choir, TAO: The Art of the Drum and Bowfire to Boerne so that people in the Texas Hill Country could enjoy these nationally and internationally known groups right here, where they enjoy life. The inaugural season was a huge success- so much so that they sold out all of the performances. Read More
Salado Singers, Musicians Perform to “Save Sirena”
Salado, Texas | December 24, 2012
The Silver Spur Theater and the Public Arts League of Salado (PALS) are co-sponsoring a musical extravaganza,“Salado Sings for Sirena,”at 7:30pm, Sat. Dec. 29, to benefit restoration of the village’s popular and once-prominent mermaid, Sirena. The Troy Kelley sculpture was damaged during the September 2010 flood of Salado Creek. (saladosilverspur.com) “Singers and musicians from Salado and the Central Texas area have joined to perform for this worthy cause,” said Gary Askins, Executi ... Read More
Blanco County Community Choir Performs “All is Well"
This year’s concert is a delicate, exquisite program taken from highlight moments in the musical life of Director Vickie Pautz. The Choir convenes in September and performs the first weekend of December -- Friday, December 7, at 8pm in Johnson City at the Church of the Hills and Sunday, December 9, at 7:30pm in Blanco at the Baptist Church. At this stage in practice while the choir is still learning the music, they are also perfecting the sound, both vocally and textually, to project the mea ... Read More
Winter's Eve: An Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration in Wimberley
Winter’s Eve is an old fashioned Christmas celebration in Wimberley featuring festive foods, holiday lighting, music, and late night shopping as all the merchants around the Square stay open late to accommodate Christmas shoppers. The festival takes place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 8 around the Wimberley Café on the Wimberley Square, according to Cissy Yates, president of the Wimberley Merchants Association, which is sponsoring the event. Santa Claus will, of course, be available f ... Read More
Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts Presents Handel’s Messiah
Uvalde Main Street and Texas Hill Country Opera & Arts are collaborating in producing a performance of Handel’s Messiah at Uvalde’s Grand Opera House on Sunday, December 9, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Featuring the Uvalde High School varsity chorus who will be joined by community choir members from Uvalde and the surrounding area, local organist Susanna Steigerwald joined by well-known organist Madolyn Fallis of San Antonio; Jason Sclichting at the piano; Bass, Sam Mungo, chair of the opera depa ... Read More
Trail of Lights Brings Hill Country Holiday Magic
It’s all about the lights—Christmas and Hannukah—and Wimberley’s Trail of Lights is shining for its 15th year. The Trail of Lights is held on eight acres in the wooded hills at the EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens. It’s a popular community event that wasn’t ever planned to be one. When Ann Rolling, director of the EmilyAnn, is asked why it happened, she smiles and shakes her head. Read More
Johnson City's 23rd Annual Lights Spectacular
Prepare to delight yourself as you enjoy the spectacular light displays provided to you here in Johnson City. This year marks the 23nd anniversary of Lights Spectacular, Hill Country Style. The Lights Spectacular is proclaimed as "the Centerpiece of one of the biggest shows on the Texas Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Trail" 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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