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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 27, 2012 Events
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October 27, 2012
11am-5pm. The Art Garage, 11190 Circle Drive Suite 202. Check off your Christmas list or find some fabulous local treats for yourself. This artist fair is not to be missed. Twelve local artisans will be displaying their work for sale and special order. There will something for everyone. We will also be collecting can-goods for Helping Hands. Stop by and get in the spirit of the Season!
Contacts 512-852-9900.
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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
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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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
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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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October 27, 2012
Noon-8pm. Boerne Visitors Center, 1407 South Main St. Live Celtic music, Birds of Prey demonstrations, pie eating contest, henna tattoos, Palm & Tarot Card readings, strolling mentalist, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, art show, crafts demos, food & drink booths, lots of kids activities and more. Plus a very special owl presentation after dark. An alternative Halloween experience with an old fashioned theme and a fun energetic environment with lots of activities and educational opportunities.
Contacts 830-249-7277.
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October 27, 2012
3pm-7pm. Cibolo Creek Veterinary Hospital, 150 Herff Ranch Blvd. Live music, hamburgers and hot dogs, pet adoptions, professional pet photos, costume contest and much 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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October 27-28, 2012
Grand Starz, 2401 Belle Plain. A fun-filled evening with action-packed thoroughbred horse races, door prizes, live and silent auction. You will have a chance to win something, place your bets, and show your skills. All proceeds go to benefit the children and families of Caring Family Network, a DePelchin Children's Center Affiliate, in and around Brown County.
Fees/Admission $65 per person, includes meal, drinks, & live entertainment by the Zach Edwards Band.
Contacts 325-646-3222.
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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.
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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 27, 2012
1pm. Delaware Springs Golf Course, 600A Delaware Springs Blvd. 29th Annual. The funds raised enable the continuation of support services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Llano, Burnet, Blanco, and Lampasas counties.
Fees/Admission Entry fees for each player, which includes the greens fee, cart, range balls, refreshments, a BBQ dinner, and a gift bag.
Contacts 830-693-3656.
Website
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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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October 21-31, 2012
Medina Valley United Methodist Church, 1108 Country Lane. After school & weekends. Children's story time for groups by appointment in the mornings.
Contacts 830-931-3533.
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October 27, 2012
Castroville Regional Park. Hosted by The Friends of Castroville Regional Park. Trunk or treat, award for best decorated trunk, come in costume (adults too!), costume contest, and haunted trail. Halloween movie and cartoons.
Fees/Admission Free (hot dogs at minimal cost).
Contacts 830-538-3142.
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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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October 15, 2010-November 2, 2010; October 15, 2011-November 2, 2011; October 15-31, 2012
Comfort is filled with clever autumn scarecrow creations. Scarecrows mimic nursery rhymes, characters of all types. Winners have signs posted in front of their businesses or in yards of residences. Scarecrow Invasion kicks off Oct. 15, 10am-2pm, in the Downtown Historic District. Music, live scarecrows, face painting, photo ops, pumpkins, cornstalks, and more!
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October 27, 2012
St. Boniface Episcopal Church, 130 Highway 87 North.
Contacts 830-995-3897.
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October 27, 2012
2pm-5pm. Singing Water Vineyards, 316 Mill Dam Road. Come see our local artists live at work as they demonstrate their talents in pottery, painting, glass making and wood turning. Live music by David Warnell and WitZend, and a featured food truck.
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 26-28, 2012
The Bunkhouse at Wenmohs Ranch, 573 Old Spicewood Rd. (more)
Contacts 830-825-3465, 512-517-3453.
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October 26, 2012-November 12, 2012
InSight Gallery, 244 W. Main St. Painters Aleksander and Lyuba Titovets. (more)
Contacts 830-997-9920.
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October 27, 2012
10am-3pm. A fun filled day at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park for the entire family and their four-footed friends. The day will be filled with music, food, costume contests, vendors, animal demonstrations and many fun activities for the entire family. All proceeds will benefit the Hill Country SPCA dogs and cats.
Fees/Admission Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 are free with a paid adult.
Contacts 830-990-9085.
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October 27, 2012
Noon-7pm. Marktplatz. Grand celebration of Texas wine and food. 28 Texas wineries and 50 Texas-made specialty participants are anticipated. Texas gourmet chefs demonstrating culinary talents at the Grape Expectations Cooking School (Two Afternoon sessions, I & II), Gargantuan Great Grape Toss, wonderful silent auction, art, lively entertainment. (more)
Fees/Admission $20 per person, under 21 $5.
Contacts 830-997-8515.
Website
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October 27-28, 2012
Gruene Historic District. Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares, and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children.
Contacts 830-629-7975.
Website
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October 26-27, 2012
City Park, next to Medina County Fairgrounds. Hosted by Hondo Area Chamber of Commerce. The festival aims to serve the large hunting community that flocks to this region each year to hunt for dove, deer, and exotic animals. This outdoor event will include the 3rd Annual IBCA Bar-B-Que and Wild Game Cook-Off. The featured challenges include beef brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken, and a wild game category. The chance to earn $5,000 in cash prizes and trophies are available to all that enter before the contest starts on Friday.
Contacts 830-426-3037, .
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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 27, 2012
4pm-10pm. Scott Schreiner Golf Course.
Contacts 830-258-1112.
Website
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October 27, 2012
12:30pm shotgun start. Lighthouse Country Club, 118 Club Circle. 4 person Scramble (W/HDCP). Meal following play. Team prizes closest to pin. All par 3s. Longest drive for men & women. Mulligans available at sign in.
Fees/Admission $65 per player. Green fees, cart, range balls, door prizes, team prizes. Additional meal tickets $10.
Contacts 325-388-3568.
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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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October 27, 2012
7:30pm-1am. Brizo's, 3404 American Dr. Creative costumes are encouraged! Contest for best one. Live music from Slim and the Phat Tones.
Contacts 512-267-7952.
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January 28, 2012; February 25, 2012; March 24, 2012; April 28, 2012; May 26, 2012; June 23, 2012; July 28, 2012; August 25, 2012; September 22, 2012; October 27, 2012
5:30. Badu House, 601 Bessemer Ave. A monthly meeting of musical minds and toe-tapping fun for all. Listen and join in if you'd like. Put some rhythm in your weekends.
Contacts 325-248-4114, .
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October 27, 2012
6pm-9pm. Come to Llano’s Main Street dance, costume contest, pumpkin carving, and more! A true fun family event on this Halloween weekend.
Contacts 325-247-5354.
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.
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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 27, 2012
10am-2pm. Dog parade, 4 dog contests, pie baking contest, kids games and activities, live music and food. Entry forms available at the Mason Library, Reigning Cats and Dogs and Chamber of Commerce.
Contacts 325-347-4977, 325-805-1212.
Website
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October 27, 2012
10am-4pm. Artists, musicians and writers.
Contacts 325–347–0850.
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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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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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 27, 2012
3pm-5pm. Friends of the San Marcos Cemetery and Heritage Association. Educational, entertaining, and inspirational tribute to veterans and stroll through the historic city cemetery. Self-paced. (more)
Fees/Admission $10 for adults and $5 for students of all ages over 12.
Contacts 512-353-1943.
Website
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October 27, 2012
6pm-8pm. Tow Community Center Fall, 135 RR 221.
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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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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
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October 27, 2012
10am. The Hog Pound, 13710 Ranch Road 12 #4. 2nd annual. Benefitting the Hays County Food Bank.
Fees/Admission Riders $35, passengers $15. Free t-shirt with pre-registration. Free breakfast.
Contacts 512-847-3444.
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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