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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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March 2, 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
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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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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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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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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9am-1pm. Burnet County Courthouse Square.
Contacts 512-756-0834.
Website
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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
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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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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March 1-9, 2013
Annual trail ride from Fredericksburg to Austin with nightly stops in Luckenbach, Stonewall, Johnson City, Blanco, Fisher, Wimberley and Driftwood. All welcome to join! Ride out at 9 am each morning. Visit website for more information.
Fees/Admission $65 per week night; $150 for the week.
Contacts 512-791-2503.
Website
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March 2, 2013
To celebrate the 177th anniversary of Texas independence, Gruene Historic District is throwing a Texas-sized celebration with special offers and special events.
Location
Gruene
Contacts 830-629-5077
Website
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March 2, 2013
Registration: 7:30am. Run/Walk: 8:30am. Kid's Start: 9:30am. Hosted by New Braunfels Utilities. All proceeds help Communities in Schools purchase shoes for low-income school children. (more)
Fees/Admission $20. Kids free. $35 on race day.
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 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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March 2, 2013
10am-5pm. Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 South W.S. Young Dr. Join us to celebrate the fine arts in the free day-long Killeen Salutes the Arts Event, where you can enjoy the works of professional artists, authors and illustrators in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 254-501-3888.
Website
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March 2-3, 2013
22nd annual Peleton Bike Race. Watch as hundreds of cyclists race around the “Teardrop Loop” of Highland Lakes Drive and Boggy Ford each day, 8am-4pm. Food, drinks, face painting and a bouncy house for the kids. Community Kid Fun Ride on Saturday at 3:45 right after the pro race finish.
Contacts 512-267-7952.
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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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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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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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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March 1-2, 2013
Quilt exhibit, vendors, lunch and concession. Drawing for Quilt of Houses donation quilt at 4pm Sat.
Location
Herby Ham Activity Center
Fees/Admission $3 per quilt entry fee. Call for info. $3 admission to show.
Contacts 830-278-8085.
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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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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
7pm-4pm. 601 FM 2325. First Saturday of the month from March through December. The oldest outdoor market in the Texas Hill Country and the second-largest in the state. We feature over 475 booths of everything you can't live without. Come stroll our tree-shaded paths, listen to live music and shop to your heart's content.
Fees/Admission Free admission.
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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March 8-9, 2012; March 1-2, 2013; March 15-16, 2013
8pm. Katherine Anne Porter School, 515 FM 2325. Join The Rep Theatre as we explore the question: How far would you go to get your kid into the right college? Richard Dresser tries to answer the question in hilarious and shocking new ways in his comedy. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. March 1-16. Seating is limited, so reservations are strongly suggested.
Fees/Admission Purchase tickets online or at the door. Call to reserve your seat.
Contacts 512-395-7043.
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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Saturdays, Sundays during March 2-24, 2013; March 5, 2013
Sat 10am, Sun 2pm, March 5 10am. EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens, 1101 FM 2325. New Children's Theatre Series.
Contacts 512-847-6969.
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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