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February 2013 Events
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February 21-24, 2013
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Showcasing Over 200 Recreational Vehicles Just in Time for Spring & Summer Vacation Planning. Visitors will get a firsthand look at the very finest in recreational travel, with over 200 recreational vehicles of all sizes and price ranges, such as: Motor homes, Pop-ups, Travel trailers, Truck campers, Fifth wheels, and Eco-friendly R-pods.
Fees/Admission $8 for adults; $4 for seniors over 60; $4 for children ages 7-12 and free for children 6 and under.
Website
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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 1-3, 2013
11th Street Cowboy Bar will host its annual Cowboy Mardi Gras. There will be a gumbo cookoff, costume contest, parade and special country and Cajun Zydeco music.
Contacts 830-796-4849.
Website
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January 4, 2012; February 7, 2012; March 6, 2012; April 3, 2012; May 1, 2012; July 3, 2012; September 4, 2012; January 1, 2013; February 5, 2013; September 3, 2013
Grand Old Opry-style show features Harriet and Gerry Payne and various artists. Begins at 7 p.m. Silver Sage Corral, 803 Buck Creek Drive.
Fees/Admission $5 adults; $12 family.
Contacts 830-796-4969.
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 15, 2013
5pm. St. Joseph Hall, corner of Cedar & 7th streets. Join the Knights of Columbus, Council 10258, for their annual fish fry each Friday night during Lent.
Fees/Admission $7 per plate.
Contacts .
Website
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February 16, 2013
7pm. Annual Sweetheart Dance fundraiser benefiting Bandera County Meals on Wheels. Sponsored by the Silver Sage Corral Senior Activity Center. Dine and dance. Live auction for Meals on Wheels. Admission by reservation only.
Contacts 830-796-4969.
Website
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January 19, 2013; February 16, 2013
2pm-5pm. Next to Sonic Drive-In. Show your support (as well as your car, truck, or bike) as Texas Street Customs has great plans for the show lot as we grow.
Contacts 800-364-3833.
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January 25, 2013; February 22, 2013; March 22, 2013; April 26, 2013; May 24, 2013; June 28, 2013; July 26, 2013; August 23, 2013; September 27, 2013; October 25, 2013
6:30pm. Silver Sage Corral, 803 Buck Creek Dr. Come to jam, dance, or just listen to the music! Bring a dish for the pot luck and help yourself to a plate. Held monthly, January through October.
Contacts 830-796-4969.
Website
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January 26, 2013; February 2, 2013
10am-12:30pm. Use your imagination to create a one of a kind mosaic masterpiece. Sydonia will teach the basics to create your mosaic.
Location
Uptown Blanco Art Center
Fees/Admission $50 plus kit.
Contacts 830-833-1579 x 220
Website
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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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February 16, 2013; March 16, 2013; April 20, 2013; May 18, 2013; June 15, 2013; July 20, 2013; August 17, 2013; September 21, 2013; October 19, 2013; November 16, 2013
9am-11am. On the third Saturday of each month. Open to all ages. Whether you are experienced, or a first-time angler, come on out and catch some fish with us! We have the poles and the worms, and a fishing license is not required while on state park property.
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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Fridays
2pm-5pm. Tour at 4pm. 231 San Saba Ct..
Contacts 830-833-2534.
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 23, 2013
7:30pm. Hosted by Boerne Performing Arts. Direct from Ireland, Celtic Nights presents a stirring tale of Celtic origin showcasing a spell-binding and exhilarating picture of their people and their passion through the power and majesty of their music and hypnotic fury of dancing Irish feet. This broad and colorful tapestry of Celtic music highlights their driving passion for music and dance. (more)
Location
Boerne Champion High School
Fees/Admission See website for detailed ticket information.
Contacts 830-331-9079, .
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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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 23-24, 2013
10am. Browse over 60 exhibitor booths overflowing with the finest American antiques found in the market today. Exhibitors gather their treasures from the estates of this great country and save their best for this nationally acclaimed antiques show. Rain or Shine... Booths Under Cover. (more)
Location
Kendall County Fairgrounds
Contacts 830-995-3670.
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 2, 2013; March 2, 2013; April 6, 2013; May 4, 2013; June 1, 2013; July 6, 2013; August 3, 2013; September 7, 2013; October 5, 2013; November 2, 2013; December 7, 2013; January 4
10am-4pm. 700 E. Adams St. Museum will present a special interpretive program at 11am. A tour of the caboose, plus the Lehnis Heart of Texas Model Railroad Club will be working on the new permanent model railroad layout and will be available for questions.
Contacts 325-643-6376.
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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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February 16, 2013
10am-2pm. Brides will get a look at many of the local products and services they will need for their special day. (more)
Location
Lehnis Railroad Museum
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 325-646-9535.
Website
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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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February 7, 2013
5:30pm-7:30pm. Make Valentine Cards at a creative art session.
Location
Buda Library
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-295-5899
Website
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February 15-16, 2013
15570 IH 35. Fish-Handling Station, 11am, 1pm and at 3pm. Learn how to handle your fish after making the catch. Kid’s Fishing Fun at the Cabela’s Stocked Tank, 10am-3pm. Free goodie bags for the first 50 kids each day. All equipment provided.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-295-1100.
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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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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.
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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February 10, 2013
7pm. The Josties. Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Hill Country, 12915 FM 306.
Contacts 830-964-3731.
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February 16, 2013
Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. 6pm, free dance lesson. 7pm, dancing to the music of the Seven Dutchmen Band. Dress is formal. Beer and wine bar available, burger grill open.
Fees/Admission Call to reserve a seat. $30 per couple and memberships available.
Contacts 210-658-7667.
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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.
Website
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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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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 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013
Frames & Things, 216 Cove Terrace. Held on the first Friday monthly. Different local artist featured at each event. Complimentary wine & cheese.
Contacts 254-547-8448.
Website
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February 14-17, 2013; February 21-24, 2013
This charming and whimsical romantic comedy is a testament to the power of love. A recently divorced children's book illustrator tries to win back his ex-wife who is also his former writing partner, but he runs into trouble along the way.
Location
Hill Country Community Theatre
Contacts 830-693-2474.
Website
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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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Thursdays
4pm-7pm. Kinderall, W. Austin and N. Crockett. Live music, prepared foods at the Market Cafe and more.
Website
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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.
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 1-16, 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 1-2, 2013
10pm-5:45pm. Heritage School is a classical, private Christian school in Fredericksburg that believes in an art curriculum based on the scope of art history as well as the elements and principles of design.
Location
Artisans at Rocky Hill
Contacts 830-990-8160
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, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 7, 2013; December 6, 2013
Participating art galleries stay open until 8 pm so visitors can experience fine art and true Texas hospitality along with special art exhibits and artist demonstrations the first Friday of every month. Fine Art, Fine Wine, Fine Times! Please stop by the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center at 302 E. Austin to pick up the map of participating galleries.
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 2, 2013
3pm, 7pm. St. Joseph Halle, 212 W. San Antonio St. A concert featuring newly composed words and music by area artists.
Fees/Admission Admission by donation.
Contacts 830-997-6869.
Website
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February 2, 2013
8pm. Turner Club, 103 W. Travis St. Dance the night away.
Fees/Admission Non-members $10.
Contacts 830-997-2509.
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February 6-7, 2013
Sat, 9am-5pm. Sun, 10am-4pm. Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 2000 East Highway St. Fun for the whole family. Guns: old, new, long and hand guns. Knives: factory and custom-made. Collectibles, ammo, knife sharpening, accessories and parts, holsters, camping accessories and so much more.
Location
Gillespie County Fairgrounds
Fees/Admission $5 per person; children under 12 are free.
Contacts 830-285-0575.
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
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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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 12, 2013
4pm. Imagine New Orleans street party with a Hill Country family flair — oodles of fun, music, children’s parade, costume contest and the best decorated table will win you the honorary Fat Tuesday King or Queen (it just might be you) and so much more!
Location
Lincoln Street Wine Market
Fees/Admission Get tables of 10 for $200. Single tickets $10.
Contacts 830-998-1981
Website
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February 14, 2013
7pm. Join us for a night of romance and wine as we present a night of elegant dining this Valentine’s Day. Each course will be served with a specially paired Fall Creek Vineyards wine. Representatives from the winery will be joining the dinner to introduce each wine.
Location
The Fredericksburg Herb Farm
Fees/Admission $100 ++ per person, by reservation only.
Contacts 830-997-8615
Website
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February 15-17, 2013; March 15-17, 2013; April 19-21, 2013; May 17-19, 2013; June 14-16, 2013; July 19-21, 2013; August 16-18, 2013; September 20-22, 2013; October 18-20, 2013; November 15-17, 2013; December 20-22, 2013; January 17-19
Fri-Sat, 9am-6pm. Sun, 9am-4pm. Shop with over 350 vendors. You will find 6 barns and acres of antiques, collectiles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, candles, hunting accessories, jewelry, unique clothing, food and so much more. Relax iln the Biergarten while listening to live music.
Location
Sunday Farms
Fees/Admission $3 parking fee is good all three days.
Contacts 830-990-4900. Vendor info, 210-846-4094.
Website
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February 16, 2013
Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Rd. Bring your Valentine to enjoy jazz music on a beautiful tree-covered deck while sipping award-winning Pedernales Cellars wines.
Contacts 830-644-2037.
Website
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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.
Website
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February 16-17, 2013; March 16-17, 2013; April 20-21, 2013; May 18-19, 2013; June 15-16, 2013; July 20-21, 2013; August 17-18, 2013; September 21-22, 2013; October 19-20, 2013; November 16-17, 2013
10am-5pm. All products sold are made by the vendors themselves. Gruene Market Days are held on the third full weekend of each month, February through November, and the first weekend of December.
Contacts 830-832-1721. .
Website
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February 15-17, 2013; February 21-23, 2013; February 28, 2013-March 2, 2013
7:30pm. By Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Illene Beckerman. A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black.
Location
The Point Indoor Theatre
Contacts 830-367-5121
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 10, 2013; March 10, 2013; April 14, 2013; May 12, 2013; June 9, 2013; July 14, 2013; August 11, 2013; September 8, 2013; October 13, 2013; November 10, 2013; December 8, 2013; January 12
Second Sunday gallery reception. 1:30pm-4pm.
Location
TASTE Wine+Art
Contacts 830-868-9290
Website
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January 26, 2013; February 23, 2013; March 30, 2013; April 27, 2013; May 25, 2013; June 29, 2013; July 27, 2013; August 31, 2013; September 28, 2013; October 26, 2013; November 30, 2013; December 28, 2013
4pm-8pm. 213 N Nugent Ave. Wine, contemporary fine art, sculpture & photography. Artists reception featuring the newest pieces by many wonderful artists. A Smith Gallery Fine Art Photography and TASTE Wine+Art.
Contacts 830-868-9290.
Website
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February 23, 2013
Wine Road 290 event during the day and Zydeco evening.
Location
Texas Hills Vineyard
Fees/Admission Reservations required.
Contacts 830-868-2321.
Website
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January 10, 2013-February 3, 2013
“The Ranch That Was Us” - Paintings & Illustrations from Becky Crouch Patterson’s book about the history of ranching in Kerr County, Texas. “Fresh” - New art by Doug Garey, Phyllis Garey, Diane Henry, Debbie Luce Minns, Lanza Teague.
Location
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-895-2911
Website
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013
6pm. Bring no more than 1 bottle of wine per every 2 people. Bring your own wine glass & finger foods are always welcome.
Location
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Fees/Admission Free to public.
Contacts 830-200-1483.
Website
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February 2, 2013; February 8, 2013-February 10, 2012; February 15-17, 2013
7:30pm. VK Garage Theater, 305 Washington. Presented by Playhouse 2000. Dr. Dewey Maugham is a typical, unpretentious 1960’s-era psychiatrist with a fashion artist wife and a precocious 17-year-old daughter. (more)
Fees/Admission Make your appointment today!
Contacts 830-896-9393.
Website
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February 3, 2013
3pm-5pm. With its combination of traditional balalaika musicians, Russian folk dancers, and the booming Baritone voice of Nikolai Massenkoff, the Russian Folk Festival is a riot of traditional colors, sounds and textures to dazzle all senses. (more)
Location
Cailloux Theater
Contacts 830-896-9393
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 14, 2013
11:30am-12:45pm. Learned, always interesting Kerrville historian Joe Luther to speak on historic and late-prehistoric native tribes of the Texas Hill Country.
Location
Riverside Nature Center
Fees/Admission $3 RNC members, $6 nonmembers, free if joining at the meeting.
Contacts 830-257-4837
Website
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January 17, 2013; February 16, 2013; February 21, 2013; March 21, 2013
11:30am-1:30pm. Interested individuals who know about the healing powers of plants that are native to this area, or persons wanting to know about them, meet to discuss those plants and herbs that have healing powers. Meeting includes a potluck meal. After the meal, gardeners go out to the community garden to tend the native medicinal plants. January focus is agarita. This group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Location
Riverside Nature Center
Fees/Admission No reservations needed. Donations fund the garden.
Contacts 830-257-4837
Website
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February 19, 2013
5pm-8pm. Kingsland Library Annual @ Camp Buckner.
Fees/Admission Call for tickets.
Contacts 325-388-3170.
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February 21, 2013
2pm-4pm. Kingsland Community/Convention Center, 3451 Rose Hill Dr. Lambda Nu Chapter of Sigma Alpha Tea Party.
Fees/Admission $20/person. Call for tickets.
Contacts 830-265-8223, 325-388-0587.
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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 24, 2013
11:30am-2pm. Kyle Historic City Hall. Hosted by Kyle Buda Women Democrats. More than 100 food-safe ceramic bowls will be made by the Texas State University ceramics program for the event. Bowls will be available to guests until supplies run out. (more)
Fees/Admission $20 donation.
Contacts 512-392-8300.
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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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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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Thursdays
7pm. The Badu House, 601 Bessemer Ave. Mike Blakely & WC Jameson. Featuring a special guest each week.
Contacts 325-247-2238.
Website
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February 2, 2013
10am. Scott & White Hospital in Llano promotes healthy hearts with a one mile fun run, a 5K walk/run, and 10K fun run!
Contacts 325-247-7851.
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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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February 16, 2013
Frank Griggs Post 370, 200 Legion Drive. “The Spirit of Elvis” and "The Legends” is an exciting dynamic showcase saluting the songs of Elvis Presley and legends such as Frank Sinatra, Roy Orbison, Conway Twitty, Buddy Holly, Neil Diamomnd, The Big Bopper (J.P.Richardson), Bobby Helms, and Johnny Mathis.
Fees/Admission $10 advance sales. $15 at door.
Contacts 325-423-9428.
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February 15-17, 2013
8pm. Dance, 9pm. Great live music with a whole lot of huggin’ goin’ on! Saturday night Valentine Ball with Gary P. Nunn.
Contacts 830-997-3224.
Website
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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.
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 2, 2013; March 2, 2013; April 6, 2013; May 4, 2013; June 1, 2013; July 6, 2013; August 3, 2013; September 7, 2013; October 5, 2013; November 2, 2013; December 7, 2013
Experience new food and make new friends. Each dinner features four amazing courses paired with new and past vintage Flat Creek Estate wines (some featured wines may only be available at the dinner). (more)
Location
Flat Creek Estate
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets online.
Contacts 512-267-6310
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 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013; January 3
5pm-8pm. Every first Friday of the month in Mason, the community takes to the streets and studios of the Historic Mason Square and side streets to celebrate the local arts, to wine and dine and to hear music throughout the town. (more)
Contacts 325-347-5758.
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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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
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 2, 2013
7:30pm. 35th Anniversary Season. David Mairs, Music Director. Craig Sorgi, Violin. Eliza Thomason, Viola. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola. Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major.
Location
Brauntex Theatre
Fees/Admission Reserved: $30; General Admission: $25 adult; $20 over 62, active military, college; $5 18 and under.
Contacts 830-372-8089.
Website
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February 2, 2013
7pm. Wursthalle, 178 Landa Park Dr. How sweet it is! Experience a magical evening for Dads and Daughters that will be remembered for a lifetime in a candy wonderland. Event tickets include admission to themed ballroom, dancing, refreshments and keepsakes for the daughters and a memorable photograph.
Fees/Admission Early registration: $38. Late registration: $45. Extra daughter: $15. Carriage rides: $7/person.
Contacts 830-221-4370.
Website
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February 2, 2013
6:30pm. 1202 Huisache Ave. Ticket price includes: 2 games & shoe rentals, 2 hamburgers & drinks, ice cream for 2, photo with your spy.
Fees/Admission Tickets are $35/mom & son, plus $15 for each additional son through Jan. 28. $40/mom & son, plus $20 for each additional son after that. Space is limited.
Contacts 830-708-9946.
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February 5, 2013
6:30pm-8:30pm. 801 W. San Antonio St. The New Braunfels ISD Education Foundation invites you to inspire learning, enrich teaching, and enhance opportunities for the teachers and students of the NBISD Local restaurants will provide sample “tastes” from their menus in support of the Foundation. Yummy food, entertainment and a grand raffle, make for an evening of fun you won't want to miss!
Contacts 830-643-5700.
Website
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February 7, 2013
7:30pm. Phantom 46 features Deenis Peek, Tommy Thompson & Tom Gillam performing a tribute to Bad Company.
Location
Brauntex Theatre
Contacts 830-627-0808
Website
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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 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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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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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 10, 2013
7am. Benefits local scholarships. Arrive 45 minutes prior to the race in order to have enough time to pick up your runner packet. The race is run on a fairly challenging course on rural roads southeast of the Tanger Outlet Center. It is a 10-mile out-and-back-course with moderately rolling hills.
Fees/Admission Pre-register $40. Day of event $50.
Website
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February 12-14, 2013
CTMC Main Lobby, 1301 Wonder World Dr. True Vineyard Ministries. 100% of the proceeds assist widows in Rwanda who are learning business skills to support their families.
Contacts 512-392-8463.
Website
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February 14, 2013
Mimi's Trailer Food Park Eatery, 301 N. Guadalupe St. Head over to LoveBaked Cupcakes on Valentine’s Day and purchase red velvet or new low-fat cupcakes. Partial proceeds will support heart health.
Contacts 512-753-3687.
Website
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February 16, 2013; March 16, 2013; April 20, 2013; May 18, 2013; June 15, 2013; July 20, 2013; August 17, 2013; September 21, 2013; October 19, 2013; November 16, 2013; December 21, 2013; January 18
5pm-9pm. Dick's Classic Garage Car Museum, 120 Stagecoach Trail. Got a classic car? Bring it. Don't have one? Bring yourself! Dick's Cruise In Night is open to everyone! Every 3rd Saturday. So join us as we take a step back in time.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
Contacts 512-878-2406.
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February 16, 2013
Noon-2pm. Hill Country Event Center, 107 Centerpoint Rd. Meet & greet with Queen Emily Foster, Miss Texas Hill Country. (more)
Fees/Admission Call for tickets. Parent/chaperone required.
Contacts 281-685-7482.
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February 16, 2013
7pm-11pm. Hill Country Event Center, 107 Centerpoint Rd. Miss Texas Hill Country Scholarship Organization needs our Kingdom's support! DJ, dance, hors d'ouevres, complementary cajun margarita bar, live & silent auction, semi-formal Mardi Gras partywear attire.
Fees/Admission $35. Call for tickets.
Contacts 281-685-7482.
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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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February 2, 2013
10:15am-12:15pm. Taught by a local sommelier from Vinuously Speaking, you will learn basic, intermediate and advanced techniques of wine and wine tasting through a blind wine tasting.
Location
Pedernales Cellars
Fees/Admission $25 per person. RSVP required.
Contacts 830-644-2037
Website
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February 9, 2013
Location
Becker Vineyards
Contacts 830-644-2681
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 8, 2013; March 8, 2013; April 12, 2013; May 10, 2013; June 14, 2013; July 12, 2013; August 9, 2013; September 13, 2013; October 11, 2013; November 8, 2013; December 13, 2013
6pm-9pm. Downtown Uvalde. Music, shopping, food & art.
Contacts 800-588-2533.
Website
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February 2, 2013
6pm. 6th annual. "Casabarka." Hosted by The Human Society of Uvalde. Uvalde Country Club, 407 E. Garden. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, a three course meal and dancing.
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets.
Contacts 830-278-0449.
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February 16, 2013
7:30pm. Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House.
Fees/Admission Premium tickets $15, general admission $10.
Contacts 830-278-9571.
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February 24-25, 2012; March 2-3, 2012; February 22, 2013-December 31, 1969; March 1-2, 2013
First United Methodist Church, 301 North High St. The Sahawe Indian Dancers are members of Boy Scout Troop and Venture Crew 181 in Uvalde. The Ceremonials feature dances of the Southwest Pueblos in a 2 hour program. Dances from the Taos, Hopi, Santa Clara and San Juan Pueblos are presented. The elaborate costumes, songs, dances, history and folklore are enjoyed by audiences of all ages. They will perform 3 times each weekend, and it is a show to watch that is sure to be enjoyed by all ages.
Fees/Admission Adults $6. Children 4-11 & seniors $3. Children under 4 and uniformed boy or girl scouts free.
Contacts 830-261-9568.
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January 26-27, 2013; February 23-24, 2013; March 23-24, 2013; April 27-28, 2013; May 25-26, 2013; June 22-23, 2013; July 27-28, 2013; August 24-25, 2013; September 28-29, 2013; October 26-27, 2013; November 23-24, 2013
9am-5pm. Memorial Park, 337 E Main St. Tree shaded park along the banks of the quiet Leona River provides the perfect setting for an afternoon of shopping, music, and great food. Vendors provide an incredible variety of arts and crafts, plants, wearables, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, and much much more! Bring the family, sit back, and enjoy the area's favorite musical talent, eats, and bargains.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 210-844-8193, 830-249-5530, .
Website
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January 24, 2013; February 28, 2013; March 28, 2013; April 25, 2013; May 23, 2013; June 27, 2013; July 25, 2013; August 22, 2013; September 26, 2013; October 24, 2013; November 28, 2013; December 26, 2013
3pm-7pm on the beautiful downtown square in Uvalde, Texas. A local food event featuring produce and products from within a 100 mile radius.
Contacts 830-278-9571.
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
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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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.
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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.
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
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February 10, 2013
5pm-8pm. A Taste of Italy Wine Tasting Event. Benefits St. Stephen's Episcopal School. Sponsored by Martin Ulisse Imports and The Leaning Pear.
Location
The Leaning Pear
Fees/Admission $35 for eight pairings.
Contacts 512-847-9857.
Website
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February 16, 2013; March 16, 2013; April 20, 2013; May 18, 2013; June 15, 2013; July 20, 2013; August 17, 2013; September 21, 2013; October 19, 2013; November 16, 2013; December 21, 2013
10am-2pm. King Feed, 14210 Ranch Road 12. All available dogs have been fully vetted; they are heartworm negative, micro chipped and they have been spayed or neutered. Puppies have been vetted, dewormed and had their shots. If you adopt a puppy from us, WAG Rescue provides a spay/neuter voucher through Emancipet.
Contacts 512-917-5630.
Website
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February 16, 2013
From the front parking lot, throughout the building to the backyard... it will be packed with fun and exciting new products to view, taste or purchase. Food sampling, professional speakers, energy wise ideas, local artisans, and a Texas room packed full with products made or locally grown here in the heart of Texas.
Location
Wimberley Community Center
Contacts 512-913-2900.
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February 21, 2013
7pm-9:30pm. Susanna’s Kitchen Coffee House, RR 12 and CR 1492. The Gourds high-energy live shows and endless touring have earned them the reputation as a ‘must see’ artist. Wimberley Pie Co. pie, tamales, coffee, and soft drinks. (more)
Fees/Admission Adults $15, children $5. Free childcare.
Contacts .
Website
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January 23, 2013; February 27, 2013; March 27, 2013; April 24, 2013; May 22, 2013; June 26, 2013; July 24, 2013; August 28, 2013; September 25, 2013; October 23, 2013; November 27, 2013
10:15am. Fourth Wednesdays at the Visitors Center, 14100 Ranch Road 12. Come on out for a social whether you are new to the area or just wanting to meet new friends. The group is open to new & old residents--anyone that would like to be in a social fun group.
Fees/Admission Yearly dues $15.
Contacts 512-847-2849.
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