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October 25
An anticipated 10,000 National Guard service members and thousands of car enthusiasts will join together to admire and showcase hundreds of cars and to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. Register your car and show it for $25. Spectators are suggested to donate $5/guest.
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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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October 31
Since 1962 the community of Bandera County has demonstrated its appreciation to the thousands of hunters who call Bandera “home” for the whitetail deer-hunting season each year. On Oct. 31st, we expect the 52nd Annual Hunters Bar-B-Q & Outdoor Exposition to be bigger and better than ever.
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November 7-8
Sponsored by Vitalogy Skin Care. This three day event is expected to draw over 12,000 visitors. This event is all about reflecting on the sacrifices the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces have made and continue to make. Located in Bastrop’s Historic Downtown area.
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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 25
In this fifth season of Blanco Performing Arts and from this small town deep in the heart of Texas, stellar performers from far and near put heart into their music. Masters at communicating the music’s intention and their connection to it, they will touch a chord in every heart.
Contacts 830-385-1173.
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November 7-8
Annual fundraiser for the Buggy Barn Museum. A weekend of fun for all ages! Entertainment, music, poetry, re-enactments, vendors, chuck wagon food, carriage rides, museum tours and more!
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October 25
Halloween comes early this year when the Boerne Visitor’s Center’s popular Harvest Moon Celebration marks it’s 8th year. This is a free event located on the grounds of the Historic Kingsbury-Shumard house. 1407 S. Main.
Contacts 830-249-7277.
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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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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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October 25
From the seven hills of ancient Rome to today’s Texas Hill Country, rainwater collection has spanned the globe and the ages. To celebrate this timeless conservation practice, rainwater collection professionals and enthusiasts converge.
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October 25
The Second Annual Gumbo Cook Off, in support of The Longevity Foundation, is being held Oct. 25 at the new Oohla Bean Inn and Retreat in Driftwood. The Longevity Foundation began in 1992 after Patrick Howard’s family received a diagnosis that Patrick had an incurable, terminal genetic disorder known as A-T (ataxia telangiectasia). 1-5pm.
Contacts 512-934-3776.
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November 2
Hosted by Sunset Canyon Pottery. This popular event benefits the Helping Hands Food Pantry.
Contacts 512-894-0938.
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November 8-9
Vendors will be showing clothing, jewelry, gifts, gourmet food, accessories, Texas handmade, candles, plants & garden gifts and so much more. Special shopping incentives will be offered for Friday afternoon show attendees.
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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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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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November 14
Featuring The Pear Ratz. Located at the Hondo Loading Dock on 18th Street. 7-11:30pm. Tickets at the Gate: $14.
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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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October 25
Last Saturday of every month 4-8pm. A Smith Gallery, 105 N Nugent Ave. Texcetera, 207 N Nugent Ave. Taste Wine + Art, 213 N Nugent Ave.
Contacts 830-868-7684.
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October 4-25
Works painted dawn to dusk on location by dozens of artists. 228 Earl Garrett Street in downtown Kerrville.
Contacts 830-895-2911.
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October 25
11:00AM shotgun start. 4 person Scramble (W/HDCP). Entry Fee: $65 per player- $50 for Lighthouse Club Members - Green fees, Cart, Range balls, Door prizes, Meal following play with refreshments - Additional meal tickets $10 (Get in Advance). $500 in Prizes: Closest to Pin all par 3’s - Longest drive for men & women. Top teams based on gross & net, Mulligan’s available at sign in. Come join us and have fun - all proceeds go to local charities.
Contacts 325-388-3568.
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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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October 31
Held from 10 am to 3 pm on the eve of Opening Day of deer season, this Friday the Llano Chamber ushers in hunting season with free goody bags, information, hunting guides, food and drink for our incoming hunter population. Each year, we are hold a rifle raffle from Midway Marine & Firearms here in Llano!
Contacts 325-247-5354.
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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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October 1-31
Open all month long (closed Wednesday’s). Stuff your own Scarecrow, Hayrides, Face Painting, Candy Corn Maze, Ice Cream & more.
Contacts 830-798-1462.
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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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October 4-27
For the past 20 years Love Creek Orchards has hosted this fantastic event. Nestled in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country, Love Creek has the perfect setting for a Children’s Fall Festival. Open every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from October 4th – 27th. Also open for Thursday’s and Friday’s for schedule school bus tours. Hours are 10am – 6pm. Admission is $6/person.
Contacts 800-449-0882.
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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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November 7-16
Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.
Contacts 830-625-9167.
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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 24-25
Live Music, Trade Booths, Food, Pecan Goods and more!
Contacts 830-401-0810.
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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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