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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 9, 2013 Events
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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
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.
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 9-10, 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 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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Saturdays
9am. A great place to buy home grown fruits and vegetables. Under the Austin Ave & Brady Ave overpass.
Contacts 325-646-1422.
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Saturdays
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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March 9, 2013
7pm-9pm. Longhorn Cavern State Park, 6211 Park Road 4 S. Ledbetters Bluegrass Band will perform.
Fees/Admission Reservations recommended. Buy tickets online or by phone.
Contacts 512-756-4680.
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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March 9, 2013
4pm-7pm. Koenig Park. Enjoy a delicious all you can eat buffet of venison, catfish, shrimp boil, sausage, rabbit, chili, mountain oysters (calf fries), and BBQ wild hog. Plus a salad and fruit bar. Enjoy homemade wine courtesy of the Kempf brothers.
Fees/Admission $25.
Contacts 830-931-2826.
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March 9, 2013; June 8, 2013; September 13, 2013
8am-4pm. Houston Square, across from 610 Madrid St. Arts & Craft Booths, Food Vendors, Farmer's Produce Booths.
Contacts 830-741-2313.
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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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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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 8-16, 2013
Enjoy nightly concerts during Spring Break week. Most performances start at 8 pm and most are free--cover will be charged for some special shows. Please check the website for a complete list of entertainers, showtimes and cover charges.
Location
The Auslander
Contacts 830-997-7714
Website
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March 9-16, 2013
10am-5pm daily. Enjoy a memorable getaway with the entire family and travel back in time. Demonstrations and hands-on activities for children and adults illustrating daily life in early Fredericksburg and Gillespie County including blacksmithing, spinning, rope making, storytelling and folk singing.
Location
Fredericksburg Pioneer Museum
Fees/Admission Museum admission is $5 for adults; $3 for students; children under 5 are free.
Contacts 830-990-8441
Website
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March 9-10, 2013
The National Museum of the Pacific War’s Pacific Combat Zone, 500 East Austin St., comes alive with tanks, flame thrower, uniformed actors and more. Presentations daily at 10:30am and 1pm and on Saturday at 3:30pm.
Fees/Admission $7.50 adults; $5 students; under 6 free. Online reservations available and recommended.
Contacts 830-997-8600.
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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March 9-16, 2013
Bicycle tours of Gillespie County and surrounding areas with distances of 40/70/100 miles daily. Rolling hills and challenging terrain. Visit Hill Country towns like Harper, Doss, Luckenbach, Comfort and more. Headquarters at the Sunset Inn, 900 S. Adams. Rides start at 9 am daily.
Fees/Admission Visit website to register.
Contacts 806-499-3210.
Website
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March 9, 2013
7pm. Rance Norton, an up-and-coming musician, plays traditional country. Tickets available online. Rain or shine – no refunds!
Location
Pat's Hall
Fees/Admission $10 per person. Tickets also available at the door if not sold out.
Contacts 830-997-7574
Website
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March 9-16, 2013
10am-5pm. Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St. Enjoy a memorable getaway with the entire family and travel back in time. Demonstrations and hands-on activities for children and adults illustrating daily life in early Fredericksburg and Gillespie County including blacksmithing, spinning, rope making, storytelling and folk singing.
Fees/Admission $5 for adults; $3 for students; children under 5 are free.
Contacts 830-997-2835.
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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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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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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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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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, 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
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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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