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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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November 28
Gather on the grounds of the Old Blanco County Courthouse to celebrate this time honored tradition. Caroling and the first appearance of Santa. Town Square will light up at 6:00 p.m., stroll the square and visit the merchants who will stay open late for this special night. Begins at 6pm.
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November 28-29
Dickens On Main brings tidings of good cheer to Boerne this November for our 15th annual premier Christmas event. Stroll with loved ones through a decorated historic downtown, along the Hill Country Mile, while the sights and sounds of the weekend fill you with holiday spirit. Pull out your petticoats, dust off your top hats and let Dickens On Main take you back in time! This family-friendly festival is the highlight of the season. Friday & Saturday 10am – 10:30pm.
Contacts 830-248-1617.
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December 6-7
You will find all your Christmas shopping easy to handle with every type of unique gift available at Oma’s. Anything from hand-made beautiful jewelry to hand carved logs that have been turned into wonderful whimsical animals to be used as home or yard décor. Texas hand crafted wood items, home-made jellies, hand crafted clothing, wall hangings, ceramics, knitted and crocheted goods, hand embroidered items “like your grandmother used to make” and hand painted bird feeders and bird houses that will surely please the most discerning back yard birds. As you browse through three large buildings full of hand-made crafts you are sure to find the perfect gift for any loved one no matter what their age or liking. You can help Santa fill his Christmas bag with beautiful handcrafted gifts from Oma’s by coming out early to the KCFA grounds to get the pick of the show! 1307 River Road.
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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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November 27
$42 per person. $19.95 children 10 and under. Seating at 11am. Advance reservations required.
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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December 6
Make it a holiday tradition to start the Christmas season off with a little hometown flair! The 10th Annual Christmas on Mercer Street will return Saturday, December 6th to the small and quaint downtown setting in Dripping Springs. The whole area will sparkle with lights, decorations, and excitement. Admission is free to the public.
Contacts 512-858-4725.
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November 28
Over 25 restaurants and merchants participating in and around Dripping Springs. Tickets go on Sale November 10th. You can pick them up at the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce. 509 Mercer St. Proceeds benefit the Dripping Springs Lions’ Club.
Contacts 512-858-7000.
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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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November 29
Eisbahn (“ice rink” in German) returns to Marktplatz in downtown Fredericksburg for its ninth consecutive year from November 29, 2014 through January 5, 2015. Open daily, you and your family can enjoy outdoor ice-skating on real ice in the Texas Hill Country! We use special refrigeration units to keep the ice frozen even when the weather is warm outside. Enjoy a come-and-go all-day pass for only $10, including skates.
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December 6
Christmas will be on display at seven unique homes, all on tour for the first time, in Fredericksburg. This year’s tour features six historic homes and a grand ranch home. This is a self-guided tour. All homes will be decorated in their finest for the holidays. A booklet with the tour map and full description of each home is given to each Holiday Home Tour participant. 11am – 5pm.
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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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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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November 29
Annually held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Junction Kimble County Chamber of Commerce in Junction, Texas hosts a Wild Game Dinner. The dinner begins at 6pm. Raffles are held for guns, hunting paraphernalia, knives, etc, admission is $10 per person.
Location
Coke Stevenson Memorial Center
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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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November 28; December 28
Christmas lights strung along the Llano River glow each night for families to enjoy. Come stroll with us! Llano reflects upon the season and thousands of beautiful, colorful Christmas lights along the river. Come join us each night for a walk through the lighted archway that begins with hot chocolate and ends with Santa on the weekends!
Location
Llano Chamber of Commerce
Contacts 325-247-5354.
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December 13
On the second Saturday in December, Badu Park is transformed into a winter wonderland of white and fluffy fun for the family! Park will open at 1pm and will close at 9pm. Wristbands are good for all day~Sleds provided. Fun day for friends, family, food, and fun!!!!
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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December 11-12
Over 2 million lights transform Lakeside Park into a holiday wonderland with Santa on the weekends (weather permitting).
Contacts 830-693-4449.
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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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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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December 12-13
Come and enjoy the family-friendly ambience – Gemütlichkeit – of this unique music/street festival with three stages of live music and an open air market along with antique shops in the old town area. The festival is sponsored by the Tomball/Telgte Sister City, Org. Wir sprechen Deutsch. For more information contact Grady Martin (281)379 6844.
Contacts 281-379-6844.
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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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