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October 13, 2012 Events
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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.
Website
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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
April-October. 8am-11am. Every Saturday in front of Sid's Bar B Que on Main Street.
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October 13, 2012; October 27, 2012; November 10, 2012; November 24, 2012; January 12, 2013; January 26, 2013
10am-11am. Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled, one mile hike on the Caswell Nature Trail. Led by a master naturalist, you will learn about the history of Blanco State Park, as well as how to identify local plants and wildlife along the trail. Bring a bottle of water and the whole family; all ages are welcome.
Location
Blanco State Park
Fees/Admission Regular entrance fees apply. $4 per person, children 12 and under are free.
Contacts 830-833-4333
Website
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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.
Website
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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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Saturdays during March 24, 2012-October 27, 2012
9am-noon. 121 N. Main St. Local produce & goods.
Contacts 512-773-7128.
Website
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October 11-28, 2012
1300 Bulverde Rd. S.T.A.G.E., Inc. presents a comedy by Burton Bumbarner, directed by Julia Cammack. Howard Weems, a successful romance author, suffers from a bad case of writer’s block, compounded by interruptions from a host of zany visitors.
Fees/Admission Call for times and tickets.
Contacts 830-438-2339.
Website
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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.
Website
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October 13, 2012
10am-6pm. Fort Croghan, 710 Buchanan Dr. Come to the fort and see how it was done in the early days of the frontier. Watch a blacksmith pounding out iron on his anvil or sugar cane being made into syrup. Taste warm home made bread right out of an iron stove or visit the one room school and see what it was like to "do your lessons" on a slate board. Come listen to the live music and watch as frontiersmen make camp. You might even see a few Indians, but don't worry, they are friendly these days.
Fees/Admission Free. Donations welcome.
Contacts 512-756-8281.
Website
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October 13, 2012
9am-4pm. Historic Burnet Square.
Contacts 512-756-4297.
Website
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October 13, 2012
11:30am-3pm. CRRC Rec. Center. Delicious cold boiled shrimp dinners with all the trimmings.
Fees/Admission $10. Raffle for $1,000 in prizes.
Contacts 830-899-2173.
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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
10am-2pm. High & 7th Streets. Fruits, veggies, crafts, homebaked breads, knife sharpener, more.
Contacts 830-997-1916.
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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.
Website
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October 13, 2012
Food noon-5pm. Music 1pm-4pm. Singing Water Vineyards, 316 Mill Dam Rd. Jay Boy Adams & the Roadhouse Scholars. Jay Boy Adams is a talented singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is known for creating music of its own genre, mixing folk, blues, rock, and country. Our featured food truck for this month is Crepe Nation. Great music, delicious food and even better wine.
Contacts 830-995-2246.
Website
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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October 12-13, 2012
7am-7pm. 3699 FM 2657, about 2 miles SW of Copperas Cove. Car corral & vendors booth, 50% auto related.
Fees/Admission Free admission. $10 car corral, $15 vendors.
Contacts 254-289-3726, .
Website
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October 12-13, 2012
33rd annual event. Fri. 5pm-10pm, Sat. 11am-9pm. Sponsored by Cowboys for Jesus Christian Fellowship, 8 miles from Wimberley at 8400 FM 32. Rain or shine. Shaded picnic area, clean indoor restrooms, concession stands. Groups & individuals from across the country perform Southern Gospel, Country & Bluegrass. See website for schedule.
Fees/Admission Free parking, free admission.
Contacts 830-223-5308. 210-389-6235.
Website
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October 12-14, 2012
Fri noon-6pm. Sat 10am-6pm. Sun 10am-4pm. Marktplatz. 19th annual. Over 60 talented mesquite wood artisans come to Fredericksburg to showcase their handcrafted mesquite products. Featuring the world’s largest selection of original mesquite art, sculpture, furniture, turnings, architectural accents, gift items, ornaments and more.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 830-997-8515.
Website
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October 13, 2012
Silvergate Farms, 12 PR 301. An unforgettable evening as we celebrate the 3rd annual Legacy Plaza fundraising dinner to develop the Texas Botanical Gardens and Native American Interpretive Center in downtown Goldthwaite. Savor a delicious home style meal prepared by Texas Native Son David Schwartz. Meet an honored guest from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian. Dine under the stars at the Central Texas Livestock Center on Silvergate Farms. Enjoy a cultural experience featuring Native American Dancers and artisans.
Contacts 325-642-7527, 512-484-9361, 325-938-6619, 325-648-2216.
Website
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October 12-13, 2012
10am-6pm. Homestead, 100 N Elm. Vendors from Fort Worth, Waco, Fredricksburg, Granbury, Stephenville, Houston, and East Texas will be under a 5400 sqft tent. Homestead will feature a local nursery selling flowers, plants and accessories. Two chefs will also be making crepes, sandwiches, soups and salads.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 254-796-2510.
Website
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October 12-14, 2012
Blanco County Fairgrounds. Proceeds to benefit the Cherokee Home for Children. Poker Run, bike show, free camping, BBQ on Saturday, bands Friday and Saturday night and more.
Fees/Admission $25 per person, 6 and under free. Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
Contacts 830-868-7614.
Website
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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 13, 2012
2pm-4:30pm. Fellowship Center of College St. Church of Christ, 805 College. Kimble County Historical Commission. Book signing party & reception honoring Dr. Peter R. Rose. "The Reckoning - The Triumph of Order on the Texas Outlaw Frontier" is a true account of the lawlessness that deterred the peaceful settling of the western Hill Country frontier of Texas in the 1870s.
Contacts 325-446-3190.
Website
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October 13, 2012
8am. Starting Point at the Hill Country Fair Grounds. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest time, oldest runner, and youngest Runner. All proceeds to benefit Kimble County Meals on Wheels.
Fees/Admission $25 entry fee. 1-mile walk/run $10.
Contacts 325-446-3621.
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September 8, 2012; October 13, 2012; November 10, 2012; December 8, 2012
10am-12pm. Kerr Arts And Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett. Dec. 8, Thomas Eakins, painter, photographer, sculptor, and realist to a fault, the human figure was both his specialty and his undoing. Today he is widely considered to be one of the most important artists in American history.
Fees/Admission $10.
Contacts 830 895-2911, .
Website
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Fridays, Saturdays during September 7, 2012-October 27, 2012
5pm. County Line Polo Arena, 2324 FM 150 East. Every Friday and Sunday afternoon, enjoy the equestrian sport of kings. 1st lesson on wooden demo horse (Woody) free. Lessons for Interscholastic High School, Collegiate and Private Adult Membership Available. Watch polo scrimmages free after the lessons.
Fees/Admission Free lesson on wooden horse with mallet instruction by polo pro.
Contacts 512-504-3525.
Website
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
10am-5pm, Thursday through Saturday. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment.
Contacts 830-798-2157.
Website
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October 13, 2012
8:30am-4pm. Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, Doeskin Ranch Unit, 24518 FM 1431. Fun programs, workshops & nature walks. Comfortable hiking shoes, water, binoculars and cameras are encouraged. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-339-9432 x 70, .
Website
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
Website
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Saturdays
9am. Every Saturday in Medina.
Contacts 830-796-8337.
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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.
Website
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October 13, 2012
6pm-10pm. Melvin Fire Station. Melvin Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual fundraiser. Come on out for a hamburger supper, raffle, and live auction.
Fees/Admission By donation.
Contacts 325-597-3491.
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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.
Website
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October 13, 2012
5pm. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3901 FM 2676. Come enjoy a delicious sausage supper with homemade cake for dessert! Drive thru service available. Live auction, raffle and games for the kids.
Contacts 830-426-4636.
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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.
Website
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October 13, 2012
11am. Tow Community Center, 135 RR 221. Bluffton Reunion Celebration & BBQ / Fish Fry Dinner.
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October 13, 2012
9am-4pm. Uvalde Gun Club, 118 W North St. Bring your gun and shells and get ready for a good time, 3 games for $30 (includes lunch).
Contacts 830-591-7980.
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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.
Website
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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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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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