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March 16, 2013 Events
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March 16, 2013
Mansfield Park, 2886 Hwy 16 N. An explosion of fun featuring teams competing to catch real live hogs in the arena at Mansfield Park. Arts & crafts, Barbecue cook-off, bicycle rally, and All Bike Rally Hill Country Run. Benefits Bandera County Public Library.
Fees/Admission Adults $6, children 6-12 $3, kids 5 and under free. Free parking.
Contacts 830-796-4447.
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
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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March 16, 2013
Uptown Blanco Courtyard, 317 Main. Presented by Blanco Performing Arts. Therese Honey, harpist. Abby Green, vocalist. 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.
Fees/Admission Call for ticket info or go online.
Contacts 830-833-4762.
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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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-4pm. Old Blanco County Courthouse Square, 310 Main St. 3rd Saturday of the month March through November with a special Christmas Market Day in Dec.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-833-2211, .
Website
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March 16, 2013
10am-2pm. Main Plaza. This community focused event provides Kendall County families of all ages with the opportunity to enjoy and learn about local services and organizations that are available. There will be entertainment and a lot of fun available for the whole family at this event!
Contacts 830-249-9511.
Website
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March 15-26, 2013; March 19, 2013; March 21, 2013; March 22, 2013; March 23, 2013
Brady Civic Center. Heart of Texas Country Music Association celebrates their 24th year.
Fees/Admission See website for tickets.
Contacts 325-597-1895.
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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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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March 16, 2013
Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. 6pm free dance lesson, East Coast Swing. 7pm dancing to the music of the Moonlight Express Band. Theme is St. Patricks Day, dress is formal.
Fees/Admission $30 per couple and memberships available. Call to reserve seat.
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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March 16, 2013
7:30pm-9:30pm. Corner of Houston Square and The Alsatian Restaurant, 1403 Angelo St. Join us as we host a special event that includes a ghost tour in the dark shadowy streets of HIstoric Castroville. (more)
Fees/Admission Tickets $10.
Contacts 210-689-3063.
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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March 11-16, 2013
Neals Lodges. Kevin Fowler, Randy Rogers, Cody Canada, Whiskey Meyers, Kyle Park, Turnpike Troubadours, Stoney Larue, Dub Miller, and more. Live music at Joe Jimmys during the day. Wild hog catching during the week.
Contacts 830-232-6118.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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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
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 9-16, 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 9-16, 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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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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March 16, 2013
6:30pm. Hangar Hotel, 155 Airport Road. St. Patrick’s Day sock hop and 50's costume contest. Buddy & Beyond is a tribute to Buddy Holly and the history of rock ‘n roll.
Fees/Admission $30/person. Call to purchase tickets.
Contacts 830-997-9990.
Website
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March 16, 2013
Daytime events include music, song, storytelling, magic and Native Americans. Evening events include a beer and wine reception with BBQ plate dinner and live music concert by Mike Blakely.
Location
Fredericksburg Pioneer Museum
Fees/Admission Regular museum admission from 10 am to 4 pm $5 adults, $3 students, under 5 free. Evening admission from 5 to 9 pm $40 per person.
Contacts 830-990-8441
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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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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March 16, 2013
Courthouse square.
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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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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March 16-17, 2013
178 Landa Park Dr. Exhibiting Exhibits, "How To" Demos, Grand Prize Drawing, Door Prizes, Activities for the Kids.
Fees/Admission Tickets $5 at the door. Children 12 & under free.
Contacts 830-609-4242.
Website
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March 16, 2013
10am-4pm. Benefits the New Braunfels Conservation Society.
Contacts 830-832-9699.
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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 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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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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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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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 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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March 16, 2013
Lions Market Day Pavilion, 601 FM 2325.
Contacts 512-426-5225.
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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