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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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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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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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April 20, 2013
9am-4pm. Bandera American Legion Post 157. Gemstone Jewelry, collectible rocks, Pampered Chef, a variety of gift items, videos, books, household items and much more.
Contacts 830-796-7528.
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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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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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April 20, 2013
Benefits Project Graduation.
Contacts 512-736-6979.
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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April 20, 2013
Through Blanco State Park.
Contacts 830-833-5101.
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April 20, 2013
10am. The Herff Farm at the Cibolo, 33 Herff Rd. Turn those weeds and table scraps into nutritious soil. As part of the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm’s natural gardening how-to series, Master Gardener and locally renowned composting specialist Leslie Butterworth will offer tips and tricks for creating an efficient compost pile. (more)
Contacts 830-249-4616.
Website
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April 20, 2013
Main Square. An official Fiesta event! Over 30 classes and hundreds of cars on display. Lots of activities for the entire family including a silent auction, raffle for a fully-restored 1969 Pontiac Firebird, food, vendors and more! Detailed schedule, photos of last yearʼs show, registration information and more available online.
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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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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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April 20-21, 2013
Reveille Peak Ranch, 105 CR 114. The festival includes a weekend full of trail running, adventure racing, an off road triathlon, a kid's adventure race and more.
Fees/Admission Go online to register.
Contacts 512-755-1177.
Website
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April 20-21, 2013
8:30am-10:15pm. Reveille Peak Ranch, 105 CR 114. Celebrate a meaningful Memorial Day through a 20.13-mile event honoring veterans and active duty service members, law enforcement officers, firefighters and their families. Teams will walk and “carry the load” in honor of fallen or injured heroes while raising funds to support local nonprofits working with veterans and their families (more)
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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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April 18-21, 2013
Salt Lick Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch. Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy winning Americana, arts & crafts, camping, food & libations. Acoustic jazz & blues, bluegrass, old-time local faves & award-winning artists from around the world.
Fees/Admission Tickets online.
Contacts 888-512-SHOW.
Website
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April 19-21, 2013
On Mercer St. Community parade Friday night, Carnival, Food, Arts, Crafts, Business booths and Cook-Off Friday-Sunday, washer pitching contest, music and dances. Free Family Fun. Get your discount Carnival tickets early at Dripping Springs City Hall, 511 Mercer St.
Fees/Admission Admission is free. If street parking is unavailable, VFW parking is $5.
Contacts 512-858-4725.
Website
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April 12-28, 2013
Presented by Fredericksburg Theater Company. The Steve W. Shepherd, 1668 Highway 87 South. Lock up the writers, throw away the key and tell them they have 5 days to complete the screenplay for “Gone With the Wind” . . . or else! With only peanuts and bananas to fuel them, can they save the studio and make movie history? Don’t miss this production by the very talented cast and crew.
Fees/Admission Tickets available online.
Contacts 830-997-3588.
Website
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April 19-21, 2013
8am-10pm. A weekend of camping, cruising and Volkswagenism. Roll through the Hill Country on the Bluebonnet Cruise followed by a BBQ dinner on Saturday. The Big Show is on Sunday with an awards presentation at 3 pm.
Location
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
Fees/Admission Spectators free.
Contacts 817-360-0678.
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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April 17, 2010; April 21, 2012; April 20, 2013
5pm. Marktplatz. This fish fry benefits the department and helps them be able to purchase needed equipment.
Fees/Admission Cost is by donation.
Contacts 830-456-0484.
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April 20-21, 2013
10:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm. History comes to life with a World War II battle re-enactment including uniformed actors, guns, tanks and a flamethrower!
Location
Pacific Combat Zone
Fees/Admission $7.50 adults; $5 students; under 6 free. Online reservations available and recommended.
Contacts 830-997-8600
Website
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April 20, 2013
Antique Appraisal Event. 9am-3pm. Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St..
Fees/Admission Call to purchase tickets. $10 per item.
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. .
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April 20, 2013
Inn of the Hills Resort & Conference Center. Benefits the Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show Association.
Fees/Admission $125+.
Contacts 830-534-7921.
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 17, 2010; April 16, 2011; April 21, 2012; April 20, 2013
8am. South Llano River State Park, US Hwy 377 S. Enjoy a day of outdoor fun activities, just for women, like skeet shooting, archery, team wagon driving, dousing, bird watching, bird house making, orienteering, kayaking, fun with Lavender & more. Both active and sedentary classes offered. Women of all ages welcome. Sponsored by the Kimble County Chamber of Commerce & Junction Tourism. Lunch provided.
Contacts 325-446-3190, .
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; 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 20, 2013
7am-3pm. Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos St. Free speakers, kid's activities and a live butterfly tent with displays along with the plant sale!
Contacts 830-257-4837.
Website
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April 20, 2013
6pm-8pm. Antler Stadium, 1310 Sidney Baker. Kerrville ISD along with the Tivy Athletic Booster Club and the Kerrville Tivy Athletic Hall of Fame will host a homecoming celebration honoring Kerrville’s hometown Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
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April 20, 2013
2pm-5pm. 3600 Fredericksburg Rd. Live music featuring Acoustic Jungle.
Contacts 830-895-4233.
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April 20, 2013
4pm-11pm. Bar-K Park. Join us for live music, food, drinks and more. Pauline Reese, Cord Carpenter, Cord Carpenter.
Fees/Admission TIckets $10 at the gate.
Contacts 512-267-7952.
Website
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April 19-20, 2013
Robinson Park. Great food, live music, a golf tournament and much more. Visit the website for the entire schedule and prices.
Contacts 325-247-2270.
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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April 20, 2013
Johnson Park, 405 Buena Vista Drive. Children's Day Celebration is a one day, annual event for children of pre-school, primary, elementary and middle school ages. Activities include arts & crafts, children's entertainment, learning centers on animal care, drug & alcohol awareness, biking safety, crime prevention, scouting, youth talent show, children's insurance programs, variety of games, pony rides & more.
Fees/Admission Free of charge to all children, including all activities, food & drinks and attendance prizes.
Contacts Kerri Roberts, 830-693-2815,.
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April 20, 2013
Starts at Double Horn Brewing Company, 208 Ave H. Hosted by St. Peter's Lutheran Church. 5K Race and walk, 1K for children.
Fees/Admission $30 per runner. $20 for students.
Contacts .
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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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April 20, 2013
Katie Holmes brings her special talent to the Odeon . At the young age of 5 years, when asked if she wanted to play violin or fiddle, Katie stated "I want to play the music you clap your hands and stomp your feet to." (more)
Fees/Admission $20. Call for reservations.
Contacts 325-347-6781.
Website
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April 20, 2013
10am.
Contacts 325-347-5516.
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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 20, 2013
7pm-10:30pm. Eagles' Hall, 257 E. South St., the best large dance floor in central Texas! Burger grill, beer/wine bar. Music by Ken Ragsdale Band. Dress is Informal Fiesta Style (no jeans).
Fees/Admission $30 per couple. Call for reservations.
Contacts 210-658-7667.
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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 20, 2013
8am-1am. Texas State University Track & Field Stadium. The San Marcos Heart Walk is designed to bring Hays County together to promote heart-healthy lifestyles and raise critical funds for cardiovascular research and education. (more)
Contacts 512-393-3400.
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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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April 9, 2013; April 13, 2013; April 16, 2013; April 20, 2013; April 23, 2013; April 27, 2013
8:30am-noon. Lost Maples State Natural Area, 37221 FM 187. Guided birding tour along trails in park. Tours leave promptly.
Fees/Admission Adults $4, kids $2, 12 and under free.
Contacts 830-966-3413.
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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April 20, 2013
Doors open 7pm. Mel Brook's classic western comedy, Blazing Saddles, will be shown outside under the starry Texas sky at The Corral Theatre, 100 Flite Acres Rd. (more)
Fees/Admission Suggested donation of $7 will go to support the Wimberley Visitor Center.
Contacts 512-847-2201.
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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
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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