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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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August 29-30
Includes a Texas longhorn cattle drive and parade Saturday, arts and crafts, Bandera Music Hall of Fame, re-enactments on the Medina River, an intertribal powwow, National Professional Bull Rider’s Challenge and the Kings of Western Swing concert series. Downtown.
Contacts 830-796-4447.
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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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August 28-29
Includes a carnival, queen’s contest, parade and live entertainment. Kendall County Fairgrounds, 1307 River Road.
Contacts 830-249-2839.
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August 30
Some of the nicest dune buggies in the nation are in town for displays, cruises and more. Main Plaza, 100 N Main.
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August 29-30
This is the longest-running goat cook-off in Texas. Also includes an arts-and-crafts fair, washer pitching tournament, the Goat Gallop 5K/10K Fun Run and Walk, a street dance and children’s games. Held on Labor Day Weekend. Richards Park, 100 Memory Lane.
Contacts 888-577-3491.
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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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August 1-31
We show popular family-friendly movies on our patio several evenings a week. Watch the show under a bright blanket of stars. Don’t forget to purchase your s’mores supplies at the front desk. Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park & Resort. 16942 RR 2341.
Contacts 512-334-2070.
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August 14-28
Learn why hummingbirds are important to our environment as we identify various types of hummingbirds in Central Texas. We’ll discuss hummingbird migration, point our food sources and you’ll make your own hummingbird feeder. Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park & Resort. 16942 RR 2341.
Contacts 512-334-2070.
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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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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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August 29-30
Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center, 1042 R.M. 12.
Contacts 512-665-1459.
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September 13
A Texas sized celebration of the finest cuisines, wines, craft brews, and more. Held at the Ranch Park Events Center. 12 – 4pm.
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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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August 24
Adelsverein Halle at the Marktplatz, West Main at North Adams.
Contacts 830-997-8515.
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August 30-31
Living history demonstration covers World War II weaponry, clothing, training and tactics of U.S. and Japanese military. Programs begin at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. National Museum of the Pacific War Combat Zone, 500 E. Austin St. Call ext. 205 for more information.
Contacts 830-997-8600.
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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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August 29-30
Rodeo slack 9 am. Concessions 9 am. Vendor booths 9 am. Kid fishing 10 am. Domino “42” tournament 11 am ($20/team). Stick horse rodeo following kid fish. Little Mr/Miss Contest following stick horse rodeo. Washer pitching tournament 1 pm ($40/team). Parade 5 pm (contact Peggy Ernst 739-2101). BBQ Meal 6 pm (donation only). Lester Meier Rodeo 8 pm ($10 adult/$5 children). Calf scramble, wild steer saddling, mutton bustin’. Dance (Meyer Anderson Band) 9pm – 1 am. 151 N. Park off W. US Hwy 290.
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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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August 29-30
Songwriters, wineries, concerts, food and camping along with songs around the campfires. Quiet Valley Ranch, 3876 Medina Hwy.
Contacts 830-247-3600.
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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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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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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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August 29-30
AquaFest is in it’s 3rd year and is the major fundraiser for the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor, a non profit Texas Corp. dedicated to the education and entertainment of visitors through experiences that promote the understanding, conservation and stewardship of marine resources and environments.
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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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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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August 27
Celebrate the anniversary of Johnson’s birth with a 10 a.m. wreath-laying ceremony at his gravesite and free tours of the Texas White House. LBJ Ranch National Historic Park, 199 Park Road 52. Call ext. 222 for details.
Contacts 830-868-7128.
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August 29-30
Uvalde County Fairplex, 215 Veterans Lane.
Contacts 830-591-9040.
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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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