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April 25-27
Historic Downtown Bastrop. Join us as we celebrate the proud cultural heritage of historic Bastrop.
Contacts 512-321-3777.
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April 24-25
Andrews, Tx at the ACE Arena! Featuring the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Tumbleweed Classic demonstrations Fri-Sun, also Heart of America Carnival, BBQ cook-off and judging, food, music, and singing/songwriting contest (with cash prizes!). For more info call the Andrews Chamber of Commerce Phone:(432)523-2695.
Contacts 432-523-2695.
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April 24-25
At the ACE arena! Featuring the Cowboy mounted Shooting Tumbleweed Classic demonstrations Fri-Sun, also Heart of America Carnival, BBQ cook-off and judging, food, music, and singing/songwriting contest.
Contacts 432-523-2695.
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April 24-25
At the ACE Arena! Featuring the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Tumbleweed Classic demonstrations Fri-Sun, also Heart of America Carnival, BBQ cook-off and judging, food, music, and singing/songwriting contest (with cash prizes!). For more info call the Andrews Chamber of Commerce 423-523-2695.
Contacts 423-523-2695.
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April 24-27
At the ACE arena! Featuring the Cowboy mounted Shooting Tumbleweed Classic demonstrations Fri-Sun, also Heart of America Carnival, BBQ cook-off and judging, food, music, and singing/songwriting contest.
Contacts 432-523-2695.
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May 23-25
3 days of music, comedy, reality TV stars, and outdoor fun! Held at the Circuit of Americas in Austin, Tx.
Contacts 512-301-6600.
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May 23-24
3 days of music, comedy, reality TV stars, and outdoor fun! Held at the Circuit of Americas in Austin, Tx.
Contacts 512-301-6600.
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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
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
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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Fridays
2pm-5pm. Tour at 4pm. 231 San Saba Ct..
Contacts 830-833-2534.
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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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April 26
6pm-11pm. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Rd. Come for a Texas Singer-Songwriter Showcase! This Benefit concert is in memory of Brandon Gallagher Manning (1979-2001). (more)
Fees/Admission $25 in advance, $30 at door.
Contacts 830-249-4616.
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April 26
The Texas Corvette Associations 22nd Annual Open Car Show is Saturday, April 26, 2014 on the Main Square in Boerne, Tx. Expected to draw more than 300 entrants and hundreds of car enthusiasts. Benefitting St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Contact Elizabeth Horner at (more)
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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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April 25-26
At the Brownwood Coliseum. 500 E. Baker. Vendors, demonstrations, scissor sharpening. $7 at the door. HUSBANDS free!
Contacts 325-642-1544.
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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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April 26-27
Buda City Park. 204 San Antonio St. Cook-off, bake-off, Buda Bee, Pet Parade, and washer tournament.
Contacts 512-565-0505.
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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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April 26
12 – 4pm. Gates open at 10am. Burnet Airport. 281 S.
Contacts 512-756-2226.
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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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May 3-4
Featuring American antiques, farm tables, cupboards, baskets, rugs, and more!
Contacts 830-995-3670.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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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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Thursdays
4pm-7pm. Kinderall, W. Austin and N. Crockett. Live music, prepared foods at the Market Cafe and more.
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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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April 25-26
The festival honors the flying creatures found in the Hill Country, but the activities include other inhabitants from our ecologically diverse region. There will be walks, talks, field trips, children’s activities and nature related venders to showcase our special natural heritage. Talks about birds, bats, butterflies, dragonflies, moths, snakes, spiders and native plants will help you appreciate the importance of the Hill County nature.
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April 25-27
The festival honors the flying creatures found in the Hill Country, but the activities include other inhabitants from our ecologically diverse region. There will be walks, talks, field trips, children’s activities and nature related venders to showcase our special natural heritage. Talks about birds, bats, butterflies, dragonflies, moths, snakes, spiders and native plants will help you appreciate the importance of the Hill County nature.
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April 26
Fund raiser for beef education and scholarships. Music by the Bo Port Band. Meal catered by Cartwheels from Kerrville. Silent auction and raffles will take place. Pat’s Hall. 406 Post Oak Rd. Contact Janice Wahrmund.
Contacts 830-685-3335.
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May 2-4
The Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally is the Optimist Club of Fredericksburg annual fund-raiser. With the Rally proceeds we currently sponsor T-ball for four-, five- and six-year olds; an essay contest and an oratorical contest for junior and senior high teens; scholarship awards; plus helping Gillespie County kids through such organizations as the Medallion Club and Gold Youth Seminar, and include a Respect for Law Enforcement Day, bike safety class, and a Punt-Pass-Kick contest for both boys and girls. .
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May 2-31
308 East Austin St. Thurs – Monday 10am – 4pm.
Contacts 830-997-4949.
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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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April 19-20
Gruene Market Days has been held every month except January for over 30 years and features more than 100 artisans offering  handmade items made by the vendors themselves, including uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods. There is free parking and admission and free live entertainment.
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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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April 20
12 – 2pm. Spaghetti Dinner. Located at the First Baptist Church. Ave F and Hwy 290. All proceeds going to the Youth Community Assistance Program.
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April 1-27
Artists from 18 States compete for recognition. Kerr Arts & Cultural Center. 228 Earl Garrett.
Contacts 830-895-2911.
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April 2-27
Hundreds of Hill Country Students, Grades K-12, show their stuff. Kerr Arts & Cultural Center. 228 Earl Garrett. Phone:(830)895-2911.
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April 23-25
Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center. 1001 Junction Hwy.
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April 26
Fabulous social function with music, food, drink, exhibition of art, and sale. Silent auction 5 – 7pm. Dinner at 7pm. Art will remain on exhibit thru May 24th.
Contacts 830-896-2553.
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May 15-18
Rodeo, Chili Cook-off, Beer Fest, Street Dance, BBQ Cook-off.
Contacts 830-896-1155.
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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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April 25-28
A unique celebration of migratory birds. Enjoy guest speakers, wine, food, tours, and more! (more)
Contacts 512-339-9432.
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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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April 25-26
Great food, live music, a golf tournament, and much more. Visit the website for the entire schedule and prices.
Contacts 325-247-2270.
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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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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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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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May 3
Along with wine and beer tasting, this event offers a host of entertainment and activities that include continuous live music, a grape stomp, art market, food seminars, a Chef’s Showdown, and activities for the kids - culminating with a street dance at Main Plaza! 424 South Castell Ave.
Contacts 830-221-4350.
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May 10
Conservation Plaza. 1300 Churchill. Herb Fiesta is an annual fund raiser for the New Braunfels Conservation Society.  This one-day event is from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   The charge for a booth is $25.  Admission to the grounds is free to visitors.  The sale of your products (plants, herbs, art, crafts and any related items) will be a welcome addition to the event.  Since the event is Mother’s Day weekend, we will include our publicity and encouragement for the community to attend this free festival and shop for Mother’s Day gifts. Your participation in the Herb Festival is an ideal way to promote local organizations and businesses while raising funds for your organization or business.
Contacts 830-629-2943.
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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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April 26
Learn to live a greener lifestyle at Seguin’s 6th annual Earth Day Festival in Central Park on Saturday, April 26 and see how Seguin can become a healthier, more sustainable community.  From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. businesses, schools, organizations and industry will show how to protect the environment and conserve natural resources.  Musical groups will perform in the bandstand and activities for children will add to the festivities alongside the many vendors of Trade Days.
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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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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
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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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.
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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.
Website
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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