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February 9, 2013 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
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.
Website
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February 21, 2010; February 4, 2012; February 9, 2013
5:30pm-9pm. Silver Sage Corral, 803 Buck Creek. Hosted by The Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League. Dinner and auction.
Fees/Admission $7.50/plate.
Contacts 830-796-3953.
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February 9, 2013
Uptown Blanco Courtyard, 317 Main. Presented by Blanco Performing Arts. Carla McElhaney, pianist. Joel Becktell, cellist. Carmelo de los Santos, violinist. An inspirational season of musical international incidents. Savor the sounds of our world-class musicians. Make it dinner and a concert at the outstanding Uptown Blanco Restaurant adjacent. (more)
Fees/Admission Call for ticket info or go online.
Contacts 830-833-4762.
Website
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November 3, 2012; February 9, 2013
5:30pm-9pm. The program begins with an overview of space using Stellarium, a real-time, computer generated view of the heavens. After this sneak peek at what will be shining, you will step outside to ameteur astronomers waiting to guide you through the night sky, each of their telescopes trained on a different star, planet, or galaxy. The program will go on rain or shine. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. We have red covers to put over the flashlights to preserve night vision.
Location
Blanco State Park
Fees/Admission Park admission: adults $4, 12 and under 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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February 9, 2013
10am-4pm. Come experience life as it was on the Texas frontier with the buffalo soldiers. Participate in several outdoor activities such as back yard bass with cane poles, orienteering, frontier baseball, Native American stories and games, and much more.
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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February 9, 2013
7:30pm. Hosted by Boerne Performing Arts. The 5 Browns are being called "The Biggest Classical Music Sensation in Years." Thundering down on the keyboards in a description only fitting as “pianomania,” The 5 Browns all attended New York’s Juilliard School and tour extensively throughout the world as exclusive Steinway artists. The Brown siblings are young, hip, talented, and at the top of their game! (more)
Location
Boerne Champion High School
Fees/Admission See website for detailed ticket information.
Contacts 830-331-9079, .
Website
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February 9, 2013; March 9, 2013; April 13, 2013; May 11, 2013; June 8, 2013; July 13, 2013; August 10, 2013; September 14, 2013; October 12, 2013; November 9, 2013; December 14, 2013
5pm-8pm. On Second Saturdays the galleries and "Other Walls" of Boerne host joint openings. Come out and enjoy a glass of wine and the latest offerings on the Boerne Art Scene. Park your car and take the free trolley to see the "Best Art East of Santa Fe."
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-249-1500.
Website
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February 9-10, 2013; March 9-10, 2013; April 13-14, 2013; May 11-12, 2013; June 8-9, 2013; July 13-14, 2013; August 10-11, 2013; September 14-15, 2013; October 12-13, 2013; November 9-10, 2013; December 14-15, 2013
10am-5pm. Main Plaza. Market Days has become synonymous with great shopping in an outdoor setting with artists, craftsmen and vendors showing their creative talents and wares to the background music of some of Texas' best homegrown musicians. Jewelry, plants, collectibles, antiques, and more. Great food with a local flavor.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 210-844-8193.
Website
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February 12, 2011; February 11, 2012; February 9, 2013
11am-5pm. Along the shops of Boerne. See firsthand our unique stores, galleries and restaurants.
Fees/Admission $15, includes a map of the participating businesses, a treat-collection bag and a raffle ticket to enter once you've visited all the stores. Purchase tickets by phone or at visitors center.
Contacts 830-249-9511 option 5.
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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February 3-15, 2013
Depot Civic and Cultural Center, 600 E. Depot St. Texas artists demonstrate their techniques daily. Oil painting, photography, glass blowing, pottery, watercolor, and many more.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 325-642-3397.
Website
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February 9, 2013
9:30am-3:30pm. Depot Civic and Cultural Center, 600 E. Depot St. Artists may work from life, plein air, personal photo, or value study. (more)
Fees/Admission $25 for participating artists. Free to public.
Contacts 325-646-7167, 325-641-0141.
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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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
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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February 13, 2010; March 5, 2011; February 18, 2012; February 9, 2013
Comfort Park. Music by "The Grateful Geezers" band. Tickets sold at Comfort Public Library.
Contacts 830-995-2398.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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February 9-10, 2013
10am-5pm. Showcasing Anne Dee Thierry’s “Pieces of Bali” and Lee Carrell’s Fine Art Jewelry. Refreshments and wine served. (more)
Location
Wesley Gallery
Contacts 512-858-9758 888-806-0678
Website
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January 31, 2013-February 24, 2013
Art work displays by elementary school children from the Fredericksburg area who participated in the July and October, 2012, classes offered by the Guild.
Location
Fredericksburg Art Guild
Contacts 830-997-4949.
Website
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February 1-28, 2013
February is the perfect time to feature original works whose subject is all about love. What does love look like to you? Serving lots of love during the opening reception of First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg on February 1 from 10 am to 8 pm.
Location
Whistle Pik Galleries
Contacts 830-990-8151.
Website
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February 1-28, 2013
Floral miniatures by gallery artists. Artists reception on February 1 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.
Location
Fredericksburg Art Gallery
Contacts 830-990-2707
Website
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February 1-28, 2013
An art exhibit by Theresa Paden featuring horses and wildlife painted with vibrant colors, masterful brush strokes and dynamic compositions. Styles include expressionism, impressionism and realism. Daily viewing Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm.
Location
Good Art Company
Contacts 830-997-1111
Website
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February 1-16, 2013
Featuring original works from our community’s art students.
Location
Whistle Pik Galleries
Contacts 830-990-8151.
Website
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February 1-22, 2013
Landscape show featuring fine art originals inspired by nature. Artist reception on February 1 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.
Location
RS Hanna Gallery
Contacts 830-307-3071
Website
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February 8-17, 2013
Love is in the air! Indulge in a little wine and sweets. Come spend a romantic weekend in the stunning Texas Hill Country sipping and sampling wine and cake balls at the 32 Hill Country wineries.The Wine Lovers Trail has been extended to 10 full days... the perfect time to celebrate Valentine’s Day. (more)
Fees/Admission $35/person or $60/couple. Tickets limited; purchase online.
Contacts 512-914-5561.
Website
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February 9, 2013
Swing your Valentine around the dance floor to the music of Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition Band. Doors at 7 pm; dance at 8 pm.
Location
Pat's Hall
Fees/Admission $10 per person; 12 and under free.
Contacts 830-997-7574
Website
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September 10, 2011; February 11, 2012; April 14, 2012; August 11, 2012; January 12, 2013; February 9, 2013; March 9, 2013
New vocal and instrumental music, art and poetry by community members.
Location
Hill Country University Center
Fees/Admission By donation.
Contacts 830-997-6869.
Website
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February 9, 2013
11am-4pm. Join the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools Trail for their open houses. Color coded maps of the trail are available at the Visitor Center at 302 E. Austin Street.
Contacts 830-997-5116.
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.
Website
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February 7, 2013-March 3, 2013
Feb. 16, 1pm-3pm, public reception for February shows. Meet the artists and enjoy great refreshments. Earth & Sky: J’Nil Jackson’s Hand-Built Ceramics. Dynamic, sculptural & functional new work. Forever: A collection of work by area artists. Multi-media artists strut their stuff.
Location
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-895-2911
Website
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February 9-10, 2013
A fun filled weekend of indulgence: fine food, fine wine, chocolate in every form. There will be chocolate tasting seminars, chocolate cooking contests. Feb. 9, Culinary Event, 1pm-3pm, $35 per person. Feb. 9, Wine Event, 3:30pm, 5 PM, $35/person. Feb. 10, Chocolate Fantasy Extravaganza, 1pm-4pm, $15/person ($20 at the door). Feb. 10, Best Hill Country Chocolate Contest.
Location
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Contacts 830-895-2911
Website
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February 9, 2013
3rd annual fundraising gala: A Night Under the Stars.
Location
The Winfield Inn
Contacts 512-585-1726.
Website
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February 8-24, 2013
This is one of the most prestigious showcase home tours in the nation and this year it comes to the Lago Vista/Jonestown area courtesy of Southern Living, Silverton Custom Homes and Henly Homes, Inc.
Fees/Admission Get tickets online.
Website
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February 9, 2013
11:30am - 2pm. Viking Hall @ Lago Vista High School, 8039 Bar K Ranch Rd. Come enjoy some award winning chili and support your local Lions Club. Meal includes large bowl of chili, or 2 chili dogs, or chili frito pie; Texas cole slaw, iced tea or lemonade; and dessert.
Fees/Admission Adults $6, children $5. Call to purchase in advance.
Contacts 512-267-5555.
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February 9, 2013
Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7:30.
Location
Lantex Theatre
Fees/Admission Tickets $15.
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.
Website
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February 9, 2013
6pm-10pm. Marble Falls Lakeside Pavilion. The theme is 'children's faces, no longer hidden.' Silent and live auctions plus dancing and good times.
Fees/Admission Call for tickets.
Contacts 325-388-3440.
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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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February 9, 2013
Supports Bluebonnet CASA. Mason Community Building. The Drugstore Cowboys will provide great entertainment.
Fees/Admission $50 per person (meal, drinks, admission).
Contacts 325-347-5758.
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Saturdays
9am. Every Saturday in Medina.
Contacts 830-796-8337.
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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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January 13, 2013-February 24, 2013
8pm. Two con artists attempt to pull of the greatest con ever in this musical of mistaken identity.
Location
Circle Arts Theatre
Contacts 830-620-4848
Website
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February 9, 2013
10am-9pm. 265 W. San Antonio. Annual one day fundraising event to benefit the Comal County Chapter of the San Antonio Food Bank. Have fast paced fun and give something back to New Braunfels. (more)
Fees/Admission Register online.
Contacts 830-832-6810.
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February 9, 2013
Return to the glory and glamor of early 1960's Las Vegas, when a trip of friends Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. teamed up to perform together at the luxurious Sands Hotel. The Rat Pack Now is one of the top Rat Packs for the authenticity and enthusiasm they bring to character.
Location
Brauntex Theatre
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets onlne.
Contacts 830-627-0808
Website
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February 7-13, 2013
Parades, concerts, carnival, arts & crafts, food vendors, street entertainment, kids Mardi Gras, and much more! A family-friendly event. Easton Corbin, Whiskey Myers, Chris Cagle, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Sabine River Band, Phillip Gyn Band, Pookie Marceaux Band, CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Gregg Martinez and the Delta Kings, Joel Martin Project.
Contacts 409-721-8717.
Website
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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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February 9-10, 2013
Pairing our new vintage merlot with dark chocolate! Guest chocolatier will have samples of their dark chocolate available. Event is free, but additional wine tasting fees do apply. Sat 10am-6pm. Sun noon-6pm.
Location
Becker Vineyards
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-644-2681
Website
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February 9, 2013
Location
Becker Vineyards
Contacts 830-644-2681
Website
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February 9, 2013
Pioneer Town. Music, food, drinks, parade, King & Queen, costume contest, gumbo cook-off, lots of fun. 21 and older.
Fees/Admission $20 advance, $25 at door.
Contacts 512-788-1143.
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
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February 1-3, 2013; February 8-10, 2013; February 15-17, 2013; February 22-24, 2013
Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. By Bernard Pomerance, in the new Burdine Johnson Studio Theatre. Directed by James Brownlee and featuring Carl Galante, Ian Ramos, Deanna Lalich, Darren Scharf, Carter Holland, Jym Evans, Kathy Brewer, and Meret Slover. (more)
Location
EmilyAnn Theatre and Garden
Fees/Admission Adults $15. Students $10. Buy your tickets now online or call 512-847-6969.
Contacts 512-847-6969
Website
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February 8-10, 2013; February 15-17, 2013; February 22-24, 2013; March 1-3, 2013
Fri-Sat 7:30pm. Sun 2:30pm. By Arthur Miller. Directed by Aaron Johnson. An American classic and winner of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, “Salesman” has also been honored three times as Best Revival in its returns to Broadway. (more)
Location
Wimberley Playhouse
Fees/Admission Tickets $18; students $9. Buy tickets online or call 512-847-0575.
Contacts 512-847-0575
Website
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February 9, 2013; March 9, 2013; April 13, 2013; May 11, 2013; June 8, 2013; July 13, 2013; August 10, 2013; September 14, 2013; October 12, 2013; November 9, 2013; December 14, 2013
4pm-7pm. Eight to ten art galleries stay open late in and around Wimberley Square. Open 4pm to 7pm with wine, cheese, nibbles and lots of original art from the Hill Country. Look for the banners, stop at any gallery and get a map for the trail.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-708-7433.
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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