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Saturdays
April-October. 8am-11am. Every Saturday in front of Sid's Bar B Que on Main Street.
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Saturdays
5am-8pm. Flying L Guest Ranch. Family fun & entertainment. Bar-B-Q chuck wagon dinner, wagon rides, roping lessons, and cowboy stage show.
Fees/Admission $25.
Contacts 800-292-5134.
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Saturdays
March-December, 1pm-4pm. Bandera County Courthouse, 500 Main Street, Western display and strolling musicians. Sponsored by the Frontier Times Museum's Living History Project.
Fees/Admission Free.
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Saturdays
Solo jazz piano every Saturday evening at the Uptown Blanco Restaurant, 317 Main St., 6:30pm-9:30pm. Larry Natwick performs selections from the Great American Songbook. Repertoire includes compositions by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk.
Contacts 830-833-1579.
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Fridays
2pm-5pm. Tour at 4pm. 231 San Saba Ct..
Contacts 830-833-2534.
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October 10-11
Celebrating the Art and Artistry of Quilting, Yesterday, and Today. 10am – 5pm. Featuring an exhibit of quilts by Betty Alderman and the 2014 Hoffman Challenge.
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October 18
Event includes an elegant dinner, dance and live and silent auctions.
Location
Old Blanco County Courthouse
Contacts 830-833-2211.
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Saturdays
9am. A great place to buy home grown fruits and vegetables. Under the Austin Ave & Brady Ave overpass.
Contacts 325-646-1422.
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Mondays
9:30am–10:30am. Buchanan Arts & Crafts Gallery, 17534 E. Hwy. 29.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-793-2858.
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Saturdays
10am-noon. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Rd. 4. Come hike with us every Saturday as we learn about the geology and cool rock formatuioons at various places in the park.
Fees/Admission $3 per person. Pre-register.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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Saturdays
9am-1pm. Burnet County Courthouse Square.
Contacts 512-756-0834.
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Fridays
6pm-7pm. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Road 4 West. After a brief safety and basic fishing skill instruction, children will get a chance to go fishing with a Park Ranger and a Master Naturalist. This is a catch and release program that introduces fishing to our youngsters. A limited amount of fishing equipment (including poles and bait) is available to check out through the Tackle Loaner Program at the park, or bring your own. Adult supervision is highly recommended.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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Saturdays
8am-10am. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Rd 4. Join us for a bird watching boat tour. Enjoy a light breakfast as we tool around the lake in our electric boat looking for feathered friends.
Fees/Admission $20 adults, $16 pass holders, $16 seniors and children. Pre-registration required.
Contacts 512-793-2223.
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September 19-20
$15 Nightly Admission, $20 Weekend Pass. Weekend Passes must be purchased in advance. This is a TTTPA Sanctioned Event.
Contacts 512-756-4297.
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September 26-27
Annual Lonestar Barbeque Society sanctioned event. Games, booths, raffle, live music. BBQ & Music Festival, State Championship.
Contacts 512-756-8248.
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September 27-28
Annual Thomas & Friend’s presentation on their Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014, hosted by the Austin Steam Train Association.
Contacts 866-468-7630.
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Saturdays
9am-2pm. Alsace Tan & Salon, 503 US Highway 90 W. Featuring fresh locally grown vegetables and fruit both organic and farm grown. Don't miss the blackberries and blueberries!
Contacts 830-538-9141.
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Saturdays
8am-noon (or sold out). 427 Main at Highway 27 and Broadway. CAFM is one of the oldest Farmers Market in Texas. A must do every Saturday morning.
Contacts 830-995-3368, 210-422-4869.
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Saturdays
10am-2pm. High & 7th Streets. Fruits, veggies, crafts, homebaked breads, knife sharpener, more.
Contacts 830-997-1916.
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September 20
Art show spotlights work of Hill Country artists in a variety of media and celebrates their unique artistic inspiration and talents in Historic Downtown and other areas. Shops, wineries, and B&B’s host the artists at their locations.
Contacts 830-995-3131.
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September 21
This fall art show spotlights works of Hill Country artists in a variety of media and celebrates their unique artistic inspirations and talents. Artists will have showings and demonstrations at merchants, bed-and-breakfasts and wineries in Comfort and the surrounding area. 10am – 5pm.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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September 27
An educational experience of pioneer times held annually on the grounds of the museum. There will be more than 40 demonstrators of pioneer crafts and skills, such as butter churning, blacksmithing, and quilting. 10am – 4pm.
Contacts 512-858-2030.
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October 3-4
Showcasing the finest in rodeo skills, food and drink, beer, carnival, and entertainment. Live music and dance on Friday and Saturday night in the Special Events Room of Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center.
Contacts 512-858-4725.
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Thursdays
4pm-7pm. Kinderall, W. Austin and N. Crockett. Live music, prepared foods at the Market Cafe and more.
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Thursdays
7pm. Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano. More “Funtabulous” entertainment than ever before.
Fees/Admission Kids under 18 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Contacts 830-997-7625.
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April 11-November 27
Held at the Fredericksburg Theater. 1668 Hwy 87 S. Friday and Saturday 7:30pm. Sunday 2pm. (more)
Contacts 830-997-3588.
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September 27
Tastings from many Texas wineries and local food venues. Tickets available at the door or by phone, and include a souvenir wine glass plus wine and food tastings. Meet the winemakers and purchase autographed/personalized bottles. Live music, 2-6p. $12 per person.
Contacts 830-990-9199.
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October 3-4
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 gemutlichkeit!
Contacts 830-997-4810.
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Fridays
4pm-7pm. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd. A Gruene Hall tradition. Enjoy happy hour, prize giveaways, and the best in Texas tunes, broadcasted live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels with Mattson Rainer. You never know who might stop by -- Reckless Kelly, Junior Brown, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Walt Wilkins, and Gary P. Nunn have all stopped by for a chat.
Contacts 830-629-5077.
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October 9-10
Combine the quaint charm of the Gruene Historical District with the legendary music of Texas’ Oldest Dance Hall and the selective tastes of the best food and wine from around Texas, and you have the perfect combination for a true Texas Festival.
Location
Gruene
Contacts 830-629-5077
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September 28
8a-6p. M5K, Car Show, Music, Food, Auction, Kids Games, Raffle, Bingo, Cake Wheel, Base Ball Tournament, Green House, BBQ, fun for whole family.
Contacts 830-931-7686.
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Saturdays, Sundays
Pecan Street Brewing, 106 E. Pecan Dr. Enjoy good food, hand-crafted beers, and live music on weekends. Entertainment and menu details online.
Contacts 830-868-2500.
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September 19-20
Cook-off Teams, Washer Pitching Tournament, Arts & crafts Vendors, Food Vendors, Prizes! Proceeds to benefit the Johnson City Community Education Foundation.
Contacts 512-775-9497.
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September 27-28
Food, Artisans, Vendors, in the Heart of the Texas Wine Country. Every 4th Weekend. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contacts 210-887-9599.
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September 25-26
Annual event, with rides, games, food, fun. Located at the City Park. N 1st St.
Contacts 830-446-3190.
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September 26
Free educational event located at Schreiner University. Hispanic Heritage Tribute with Grammy Award Winner Max Baca, a Cheese and Wine Reception, and free concert featuring Terry Hendrix and Lloyd Maines.
Contacts 830-792-1945.
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Wednesdays
June 20-Aug. 15. Rolling Hills Community Church, 6201 Lohman Ford Rd. Elementary show, 1pm-2:30pm. Middle and high school show, 7pm-9pm.
Fees/Admission Parents must sign in elementary age youth.
Contacts 512-267-7952.
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September 27
A bus tour of the five nearby vineyards.
Contacts 512-556-5172.
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Thursdays
7pm. The Badu House, 601 Bessemer Ave. Mike Blakely & WC Jameson. Featuring a special guest each week.
Contacts 325-247-2238.
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Tuesdays
7pm. River City Grille, 700 1st St. Mike Blakely & Larry Nye co-host. Each week features a special guest.
Contacts 830-798-9909.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
10am-5pm, Thursday through Saturday. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment.
Contacts 830-798-2157.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
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Saturdays
9am. Every Saturday in Medina.
Contacts 830-796-8337.
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September 27
Join us for good music and good food. The children will LOVE our carnival too! 11am – 10pm. Located at Park Road 37 & 15th St. West.
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Sundays
2pm. Regular Sunday afternoon extravaganza featuring everyone's favorite local legend Al Barlow. Phun and phabby times at the phantastic Phoenix. Cold beer, great food, weekly guests, friendly atmosphere, good times.
Location
The Phoenix Saloon
Fees/Admission No cover.
Contacts 830-643-1400
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Saturdays
Open every Saturday, rain or shine, 9am to 1pm. 148 S. Castell Ave. 50 plus vendors featuring locally grown fresh produce, cheeses, meats, jams and jellies, flowers, art and much, much more! Enjoy live music and onsite chef demonstrations. “Yoga at the Market” – Every Saturday, free yoga classes on-site. 9am for the experienced student, 10am for first timers and beginners. Bring a mat, water bottle and towel.
Contacts 830-629-2223.
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Fridays
8pm Weekly rodeo at the BR Lighting Ranch, 818 FM 1283, featuring bull riding, steer riding, calf roping, barrel racing, mutton busting, and more, plus high-diving aqua mules.
Fees/Admission $6, free for kids 5 & under.
Contacts 830-535-4096. Call Jerry to enter 830-796-0031.
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Saturdays, Sundays
24814 Hamilton Pool Road. Tours are every Saturday and Sunday 10am, noon, 2pm, and 4pm.
Fees/Admission Open to the public.
Contacts 830-825-3442.
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October 11
A thirty-two-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel presentations, 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. 10am – 6pm.
Contacts 512-393-3310.
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Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
5pm-8:30pm. VFW Post 8800, 7755 FM 2673. Wed. Fiesta Night. Drinks, karaoke, shuffleboard. Bingo every Thur. Kitchen opens at 6pm, cards go on sale at 6:30pm. Burger night every Fri. Smoke-free.
Contacts 830-899-7774.
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Saturdays
Wimberley Valley Watershed Association offers tours every Saturday at 10am (except holidays). 221 Woodacre Drive.
Fees/Admission Free. Donations welcome.
Contacts 512-722-3390.
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Thursdays
6:30pm-9pm. Linda's Fine Foods, 500 FM 2325. Paula Held, an Austin-based songwriter performs, and showcases a variety of local and Austin-based musicians during the break. Local musicians frequently drop by to sit in.
Fees/Admission No cover.
Contacts 512-847-5464.
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Saturdays
Old Oaks Ranch, 601 Old Oaks Ranch Rd. Every Saturday at 11am and 1pm, the ranch will be offering ranch tours to see the alpacas, sculptures, and fibers.
Contacts 512-847-8784.
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Wednesdays
3pm-6pm. A year-round, producer-only farmers' market located in the thrift store parking lot, 14050 Ranch Road 12. Open every Wednesday, rain or shine.
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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