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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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April 6, 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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April 5-6, 2013
The ultimate "gal-pal" road trip to the hill country--Blanco, Texas--with events like fly fishing lessons, a "chick" market, yoga, aromatherapy, 5K and 10K ladies runs, author presentations, style show, casino night and more. All proceeds go to support area non-profit organizations.
Contacts 512-750-6362.
Website
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April 6, 2013; April 20, 2013
10am-11am. Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled, one mile hike on the Caswell Nature Trail. Led by a master naturalist, you will learn abut the history of the Blanco State Park, as well as how to identify local plants and wildlife along the trail.
Location
Blanco State Park
Fees/Admission Regular entrance fees.
Contacts 830-833-4333
Website
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April 6, 2013
4:30pm-7pm. Blanco Fire Station, 503 Pecan St. Featuring a drive-thru this year.
Contacts 830-833-5009.
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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.
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April 6, 2013
Confidential Location To Be Announced. ThunderDash is a 5K mob run with obstacles that include but are not limited to mud, climbing, mud, crawling, mud, jumping etc. The obstacles are man-made, nature-made, man-made natural obstacles, and naturally man-made obstacles. (more)
Contacts 830-249-7277.
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April 3, 2010; April 2, 2011; April 7, 2012; April 6, 2013
9am-3pm. Kendall County Fairgrounds, 7 State Highway 46 E. Hardy native trees, shrubs, vines and flowers. All kinds of accessories to make your landscape more beautiful, comfortable, fruitful, relaxing, enjoyable... whatever your pleasure. (more)
Contacts 830-249-4616.
Website
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October 23, 2010; April 21, 2012; April 6, 2013
Enchanted Springs Ranch, 242 Hwy 46 West. Sponsored by the Boerne Noon Rotary this annual event hosts a full day of family entertainment and education. Gunslingers, stage coach rides, hayrides, pioneer re-enactments, a kiddie corral, a petting zoo, Woodrow the Longhorn, mutten busting, delicious food, live music and more.
Fees/Admission Adults $10; children under 13 $6; children under 3 free.
Contacts 800-640-5917.
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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April 6, 2013
11am-10pm. Buda City Park, 204 San Antonio Rd. All about the Music and the Food! Free plate of crawfish with admission, arts & crafts, live music. (more)
Fees/Admission $20 at gate. Free parking.
Website
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Saturdays
9am-1pm. Burnet County Courthouse Square.
Contacts 512-756-0834.
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
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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April 6, 2013
10am-3pm. Comfort Historic District. Join the Comfort Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate our German heritage and welcome spring at Frühlingsfest, which means “spring celebration” in German. Sample German food and enjoy music by Polkamatics and the Boerne Village Band, the oldest German band in the U.S. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
Website
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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April 5-14, 2013
Includes 32 wineries in the Texas Hill Country.
Contacts 512-914-5561.
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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April 5-7, 2013; April 11-13, 2013; April 18-20, 2013
Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Rd. By Kim Rosenstock. A comedy that follows the misadventures of Sherry Wickman, a young woman who has recently earned her masters degree in art therapy only to find herself moving back home with her family, sending out countless résumés and waiting for the job offer that never comes. (more)
Contacts 830-367-5121.
Website
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April 5-21, 2013
Cailloux Theater, 910 Main St. From the pen of America’s most important comic playwright, Barefoot In the Park has joined the ranks of the classic stage comedies. (more)
Contacts 830-896-9393.
Website
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April 5-7, 2013
Open fiddle contest, Saturday, April 6. LanTex Theater, registration 9am, $3000+ in prizes. Antique instrument and fiddling history exhibit. Air fiddle contest and fiddle jam. Texas Power Trio free concert. Twin fiddle contest. Sunday service & chuck wagon breakfast. Full schedule online.
Contacts 325-247-5354.
Website
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April 6, 2013
9am-noon. Boys and Girls Club of the Highland Lakes. Exhibits include healthcare professionals, diagnosticians, attorneys, bankers, accountants, future planning consultants, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, medical equipment, and pharmacies.
Fees/Admission Free admission and health screenings.
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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April 24, 2010; October 2, 2010; April 23, 2011; October 1, 2011; April 7, 2012; October 6, 2012; April 6, 2013
9am-4pm. Johnson Park, 405 Buena Vista Drive. More than 50 different garage sales in one location. Families, groups and organizations join together for a huge Garage Sale. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-693-2815, .
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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April 6-7, 2013
Sat. 10am-5pm. Sun. 10am-4pm. 26th annual. New Braunfels Civic Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave. Sponsored by the New Braunfels Railroad Museum. Over 250 vendor tables. Six to eight club layouts plus operating LEGO layout. Kids run the trains layout. Refreshments will be available, plenty of door prizes, and a silent auction with good choices. Free train rides on Landa Park Railroad for children up to the age of 10 years old.
Fees/Admission Adults $7. 5 years to 17 years $2.
Contacts 830-627-2447.
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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April 6, 2013
8am-4pm. Texas Hill Country Paddling Festival. Rio Vista Water Park, 555 Cheatham. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
Website
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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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June 14, 2012; August 9, 2012; October 11, 2012; April 6, 2013
6pm-8pm. The Hog Pound, 13710 Ranch Road 12 #4. No matter what you ride, just come and enjoy great company, BBQ, live music, cold drinks, and more. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Hays County Food Bank and a chance to win a door prize.
Contacts 512-847-3444.
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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