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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 27, 2013 Events
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April 27, 2013
SpringFest presented by St. David's Emergency Center & The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce. (more)
Fees/Admission $10 parking.
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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
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
April-October. 8am-11am. Every Saturday in front of Sid's Bar B Que on Main Street.
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April 26-28, 2013
Historic Downtown Bastrop. Come join us as we celebrate the proud cultural heritage of historic Bastrop! Starting Friday evening with the El Camino Real Music Festival with Polvo del Norte & the Rian C Band. Saturday the Street Market and Cultural Fair on Historic Main Street with live music from Tish Hinojosa and many others. Saturday evening there's Billy Joe Shaver @ the Bastrop Brewhouse and a Country Music Showcase @ the Bastrop Opera House. Then join us Sunday morning for our Cowboy Breakfast. (more)
Fees/Admission Free except for shows at Bastrop Brewhouse & Bastrop Opera House. Sunday Cowboy Breakfast $15 pre-purchase/$20 at door.
Contacts 512-321-3777.
Website
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April 27, 2013
Yett Memorial Park, 1813 US Hwy 281 South. A music festival to benefit the Blanco High School Marching Band. All day music event features artists from around Texas. Food and craft vendors will be present to complete the festival atmosphere. Groupo Fantasma, Patrice Pike, Bobby Mack, Hunter Hendrickson, Zydeco Blanco.
Fees/Admission $15 adults, $5 kids. All proceeds to benefit the Blanco Panther Band.
Contacts 830-613-5059.
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 27, 2013
9am-1pm. Main Plaza. There will be many varieties of plants including those which are native and deer resistant. Main Plaza will be ablaze with blooming plants, cactus, hanging baskets, palms, perennials and veggies.
Contacts 830-336-4495.
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April 27, 2013
10am. The Herff Farm at the Cibolo, 33 Herff Rd. A garden doesn’t have to be just fruits and vegetables. Many other plants and flowers are edible. (more)
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 830-249-4616.
Website
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April 26-27, 2013
10am-5pm. Brownwood Coliseum, 500 E. Baker. Over 120 quilts! Vendors, demonstrations, scissor sharpening. Donation quilt drawing, Quilter's Goodie basket drawing, door prizes. Viewer's Choice awards.
Fees/Admission $7 at the door. Husbands and children 12 and under free.
Contacts 325-642-1544.
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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April 27-28, 2013
Buda City Park. Activities include a Cook-Off, Bake-Off, Buda Bee, Pet Parade, & Washer Tournament and, of course, the main event: the Weiner Dog Races. Their will be food vendors and arts & crafts from your local vendors. (more)
Fees/Admission $3. Kids under 12 free.
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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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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April 26-28, 2013; May 3-5, 2013
Performed at the Hill Country Community Theatre, 4003 W FM 2147. By Michael McKeever. Charlie is a middle aged man who's never been in love and never taken a risk. But when he is faced with one big, unexpected problem, he hits the road, hoping to find some meaning in his life. (more)
Fees/Admission Reservations can be made at the box office at 2003 W. FM 2147. Box office hours are 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.
Contacts 830-798-8944.
Website
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April 27, 2013
Fun for the whole family. Rock wall, pony rides, music, food, games, raffle and so much more. Benefits St. Stephen's Episcopal School of Wimberley.
Location
Thurman's Mansion
Fees/Admission Tickets available online.
Contacts 512-847-9857.
Website
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April 26-28, 2013
“A Celebration of Natural Flight,” the festival is an opportunity for the whole family to experience the abundance of regional winged wildlife including birds, bats, butterflies and dragonflies. Our program features many educational presentations by noted nature specialists, an activity area just for kids, guided field trips on the park’s nature trail and tours of the area. (more)
Location
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
Fees/Admission Register online.
Contacts 830-998-1927.
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 23, 2013-May 12, 2013
Enjoy the works of Fredericksburg’s own Nancy Bush in this One Woman Show. Nancy’s serene tonalist works evoke a sense of peace and calm. Artist reception on May 3 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.
Location
InSight Gallery
Contacts 830-997-9920.
Website
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April 26-27, 2013
Great wine and great music all to benefit the proposed Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts to be built in Fredericksburg.
Contacts 830-644-2829.
Website
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April 27, 2013
Marktplatz. Annual run/walk benefitting the Fredericksburg Academic Boosters.
Fees/Admission Pre-register online.
Contacts 830-997-1355.
Website
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April 27, 2013
4pm. Help us help the kids and have a great time doing it! Local cooking teams will be serving food "tailgate style." Raffle 4:30pm. DJ music and more. Proceeds benefit Gillespie County youth.
Location
Gillespie County Fairgrounds
Contacts 830-997-2359.
Website
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April 26-27, 2013
Goldthwaite City Park. Friday night dance in the park. Saturday events all day, including the ever popular best dressed goat contest. Saturday, street dance.
Contacts 325-648-3619.
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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January 26, 2013; February 23, 2013; March 30, 2013; April 27, 2013; May 25, 2013; June 29, 2013; July 27, 2013; August 31, 2013; September 28, 2013; October 26, 2013; November 30, 2013; December 28, 2013
4pm-8pm. 213 N Nugent Ave. Wine, contemporary fine art, sculpture & photography. Artists reception featuring the newest pieces by many wonderful artists. A Smith Gallery Fine Art Photography and TASTE Wine+Art.
Contacts 830-868-9290.
Website
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April 27, 2013-May 31, 2013
Museum of Western Art, 1550 Bandera Highway. Show & Sale. Featuring Artwork by Local and Nationally Known Artists. Apr 27, Cocktails, Buffet, Silent Auction Sale and Entertainment.
Contacts 830-896-2553.
Website
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April 27, 2013
11am. Serving begins at 11am and continues until out. Raffle and auction begin at 3pm.
Contacts 210-326-8684.
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April 27, 2013; April 29, 2013
Johnny & Bridget Preece Ranch between Leakey and Camp Wood.
Contacts 830-232-5304.
Website
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April 26-29, 2013
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, 24518 FM 1431. Annual 4 day community event with expert birding and nature tours of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge offers some of the best bird watching and habitat left in Texas. Sunday afternoon FledglingFest is 'Family Day' with educational children’s activities, entertainment, food, and, most of all, fun for the whole family. (more)
Fees/Admission Registration required.
Contacts 512-965-2473.
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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April 27, 2013
Noon-4pm. Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 110 Golf Course Rd. If you are a friendly dog and have always wanted to go for a dip in the Springfed pool, now is your time! There will be a doggie swim suit contest and have your best trick ready for a talent show. (more)
Fees/Admission $5.
Contacts 830-221-4370.
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 27, 2013
6pm. Texas State University LBJ Center Ballroom. BBQ, Dinner, Cash bar & free parking. All proceeds from the auction are used to provide services to local victims of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse in Hays and Caldwell counties.
Fees/Admission $25.
Contacts 512-396-3404.
Website
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January 26-27, 2013; February 23-24, 2013; March 23-24, 2013; April 27-28, 2013; May 25-26, 2013; June 22-23, 2013; July 27-28, 2013; August 24-25, 2013; September 28-29, 2013; October 26-27, 2013; November 23-24, 2013
9am-5pm. Memorial Park, 337 E Main St. Tree shaded park along the banks of the quiet Leona River provides the perfect setting for an afternoon of shopping, music, and great food. Vendors provide an incredible variety of arts and crafts, plants, wearables, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, and much much more! Bring the family, sit back, and enjoy the area's favorite musical talent, eats, and bargains.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 210-844-8193, 830-249-5530, .
Website
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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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April 26-28, 2013
Blue Hole Regional Park. Fri, Free Concert in the Park sponsored by the City of Wimberley. Sat, Fest 10am-6pm. Sun, Fest 10am-4pm. Fri-Sun, The Wimberley Players present The Canterville Ghost.
Contacts 512-847-5272.
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.
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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