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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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October 7, 2012 Events
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October 5-7, 2012
5pm-1pm. 204 San Antonio St. 55th annual. Firefighters from across the state join in competition for Firefighter challenges. Weekend event also includes kids firefighter challenges, beauty pageant, BBQ cook off, live music, washer tournament, and 5K run. Tent, camper, and motorhome packages available.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-295-2232.
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October 7, 2012
11am-1pm. Zion Lutheran Church, 1106 Fiorella. Dinner includes ham, potato salad, slaw, beans, bread, cake, tea and coffee. Lots of fun. Giant rummage sale, kids activities, quilt raffle, silent auction.
Fees/Admission Plates $7.
Contacts 830-538-6335.
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October 5-7, 2012
Fri 6pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 11am-6pm. 32nd annual. Oompah at its best. Help us celebrate one of Fredericksburg’s favorite festivals. Listed as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the US. German heritage with German food and drink, dance contests, music on three stages-all weekend, artisans, Kinderpark, souvenirs and more! Fun for the whole family! OkTUBAfest on Friday, Chicken Dance In Front of the Square on Saturday, 42 Tournament on Sunday.
Fees/Admission $6 adults, kids under 12 $1, 2-day passes $10, and 3-day passes $15. (A fund-raiser for Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance).
Contacts 830-997-4810.
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April 2, 2011; April 7, 2012; October 6-7, 2012
Old-fashioned fun, games, quilt displays, and arts and crafts vendors.
Contacts 254-796-4620.
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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 6, 2012-October 7, 2012
Kerr Arts And Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett. Sept. 6-Oct. 3: Photoquest 2012, photography competition featuring members of the Hill Country Camera Club - Avery Gallery. Sept. 6-Oct. 7: Quilts and Other Art Forms - Cornels Gallery. Visions 10, acrylic and watercolor paintings by 10 renowned local artists - Derby Gallery. Public reception for all exhibitions: Sept. 8, 1pm-3pm.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-895-2911, .
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October 4-7, 2012
Presented by Lago Vista Players. K-Oaks Clubhouse. Oct. 4-6, 7:30pm. Oct. 7, 2pm.
Fees/Admission Adults $15, students $7.
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October 7, 2012
4pm-7pm. Flat Creek Estate Winery & Vineyard, 24912 Singleton Bend E. A Sunday afternoon of Texas wine, food, & fun! Enjoy wines from eight of your favorite local Texas wineries while mingling with owners and winemakers. Dine al fresco in the pavilion while relaxing to the sounds of local musicians and gazing at the picturesque vineyards. (more)
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets online.
Contacts 512-267-6310.
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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 1-30, 2012
10am-4pm. Love Creek Orchards. The Pumpkin Patch offers live entertainment, scarecrow building, hay maze, pumpkin painting, and more. Open every Saturday, Sunday & Monday in October (open for school tours during the week).
Contacts 800-449-0882.
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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, 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 7, 2012
Embassy Suites, 1001 McCarty Lane. Hosted by Central Texas Medical Center Foundation. Honors Terry P. Gilmore. Enjoy dining, a silent auction and entertainment by Neal McCoy. Proceeds benefit da Vinci surgery.
Fees/Admission $200 individual tickets, sponsorship available for tables of 10.
Contacts 512-753-3687.
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October 5-27, 2012
Friday & Saturday nights, 8pm-10pm. Presented by The EmilyAnn Theatre, 1101 FM 2325. Featuring some of the finest local and Austin classical actors, this show is sure to be a wonderful Halloween treat for everyone. Set in the mobster 1920s, the smoky, flapper atmosphere will entice all audiences, no matter how familiar with Shakespeare. The production features award-winning actors Aaron Alexander as Macbeth and Bridget Farias as Lady Macbeth. The show is directed by Jeff Hinkle, award-winning director from City Theatre, Austin.
Fees/Admission Adults $15, Students $10, Groups of 10 or more $12.
Contacts 512-847-6969.
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September 14, 2012-October 7, 2012
Fri. & Sat., 8pm. Sun. 2:30pm. Wimberley Playhouse, 450 Old Kyle Rd. Based on the delightful fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, this musical comedy adaptation first opened in London in 1960 and later became a TV movie. (more)
Fees/Admission $18, opening night $20; group rate for 10+ $16; $10 student rush at the door w/ student ID (not on opening night).
Contacts 512-847-0575.
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October 5-8, 2012
The Old Oaks Ranch, 601 Old Oaks Ranch Rd. Shop hours for crawl: Fri. & Sat. 8am-7pm, Sun. & Mon. 9am-6pm. Yarn Crawl Passports are on sale now. The Hill Country Yarn Crawl is an extrodinary opportunity to visit 10 fabulous yarn shops. Remember: no knitting and driving. Buses will depart from both San Antonio and Austin. Purchase your bus registration now as spots are limited.
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October 7, 2012
6:45am packet pick-up; 8am start. The ride will begin and end at the Wimberley High School, 100 Carney Lane. A 10, 20, 40 or 63 mile bike ride along the beautiful Blanco River and through the scenic hill country. This 501(C)3 non-profit event will benefit the Wimberley High School 'Spirit of Texas' Band program.
Fees/Admission $40 registration includes t-shirt and lunch.
Contacts 512-393-9996.
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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