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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.
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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.
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October 1, 2013
Grand Old Opry-style show features Harriet and Gerry Payne and various artists. Begins at 7 pm.
Contacts 830-896-4969.
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October 5, 2013
Features a Western display in front of the Bandera County Courthouse and strolling entertainers on Main Street. Hours are 1-4 pm Main Street.
Contacts 800-364-3833.
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October 5, 2013
Features local arts and crafts. Courthouse Square.
Contacts 800-364-3833.
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January 25, 2013; February 22, 2013; March 22, 2013; April 26, 2013; May 24, 2013; June 28, 2013; July 26, 2013; August 23, 2013; September 27, 2013; October 25, 2013
6:30pm. Silver Sage Corral, 803 Buck Creek Dr. Come to jam, dance, or just listen to the music! Bring a dish for the pot luck and help yourself to a plate. Held monthly, January through October.
Contacts 830-796-4969.
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October 11-12, 2013
Includes more than 200 quilts on display, plus vendors, demonstrations, workshops and lectures by internationally renowned quilters. Uptown Blanco, 317 Main St.
Contacts 830-833-1579, .
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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
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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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Fridays
2pm-5pm. Tour at 4pm. 231 San Saba Ct..
Contacts 830-833-2534.
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October 11-12, 2013
Includes more than 200 quilts on display, plus vendors, demonstrations, workshops and lectures by internationally renowned quilters.
Location
Uptown Blanco Art Center
Contacts 830-833-1579.
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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, .
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October 19, 2013
Featuring the Old County Courthouse Gala & Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament. The Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservation Society will host their Annual Gala in the Courtroom of the Courthouse. Festivities begin at 6:30 pm. Cost $75 per person. (more)
Contacts 830-833-2211.
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October 26, 2013
The 2013-14 season begins with captivating Ecuadorian pianist Washington García at 7:30pm. Uptown Blanco Ballroom.
Contacts 830-385-1173.
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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.
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October 12, 2013
Enjoy a glass of wine and stroll through the art galleries. Hours are 4-8 pm. Various venues.
Contacts 877-833-0621.
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October 12, 2013
Enjoy a glass of wine and stroll through the art galleries. Hours are 4-8 pm. Various venues.
Contacts 877-833-0621.
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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.
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October 19, 2013
Enjoy live music under the stars and oak trees.
Contacts 830-249-4616.
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October 19, 2013
Car show and swap meet run from 8 am-3 pm Includes music, food, games and a raffle Main Plaza, 100 N. Main.
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October 26, 2013
Fun and energetic with a Halloween twist, lots of exciting things for adults and kiddos! Filled with music, activities, entertainment! Bird of Prey shows, live Celtic Music, belly dancers, palm readings, strolling mentalist, trunk or treat, costume contest, henna tattoos, games for all and much more! From 12 Noon-8PM. Free Admission!
Contacts 830-249-7277.
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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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Mondays
9:30am–10:30am. Buchanan Arts & Crafts Gallery, 17534 E. Hwy. 29.
Fees/Admission Free.
Contacts 512-793-2858.
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October 4, 2013
Free admission to our semi-annual SHOPPING EVENT and a day of FAMILY ACTIVITIES featuring vendors showing jewelry, crafts, home & garden decor, food items and much more! Kids will enjoy the Home Depot booth; then ride the Spring Branch/Bulverde Blue Lions Train! Entertainment, food, and a great opportunity to get acquainted with many local vendors, organizations and businesses here in our wonderful community on the spacious H-E-B grounds.
Contacts 210-378-2198.
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Saturdays
9am-1pm. Burnet County Courthouse Square.
Contacts 512-756-0834.
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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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Fridays
6pm-7pm. Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Road 4 West. After a brief safety and basic fishing skill instruction, children will get a chance to go fishing with a Park Ranger and a Master Naturalist. This is a catch and release program that introduces fishing to our youngsters. A limited amount of fishing equipment (including poles and bait) is available to check out through the Tackle Loaner Program at the park, or bring your own. Adult supervision is highly recommended.
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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October 12, 2013
See what life was like for Texas settlers by visiting a one-room schoolhouse, a blacksmith at work, and cooks making syrup from sugar cane and fresh bread. Hours are 9 am-3 pm.
Contacts 512-756-8281.
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October 26, 2013
Features more than 100 vendors selling arts and crafts, jewelry, handcrafted wood work, fine art, clothing, collectibles, antiques and more.
Contacts 830-964-3003.
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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
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.
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October 15-16, 2013
Look for scarecrows throughout Comfort on porches or in yards of both businesses and residences. This annual fall scarecrow contest features clever scarecrow creations such as nursery rhymes, garden-themed, popular personalities and much more!! How many can you spot?
Contacts 830-995-3131.
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October 19-20, 2013
Meet us at the Comfort Park on Hwy. 27, attend the show and then return to the community of Comfort for the historical buildings filled with great shops. Admission is $5/person and good for both days; children 12 and under are free. Buzzies BBQ will provide delicious onsite concessions of turkey, brisket, ham and much more.
Contacts 830-995-3670.
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Mondays, Saturdays
Mon., 3pm-6pm. Sat., 10am-2pm. VFW 1506 parking lot, 1506 Veterans Ave..
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013
Frames & Things, 216 Cove Terrace. Held on the first Friday monthly. Different local artist featured at each event. Complimentary wine & cheese.
Contacts 254-547-8448.
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October 3-4, 2013
Includes a carnival, professional rodeo, dances, a barbecue cook-off, washer-pitching contest, cowboy breakfast, ranch rodeo and other events.
Contacts 512-858-4525.
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October 26-27, 2013
Some of the finest and highest quality Antique vendors in the Hill Country.
Contacts 800-392-9904.
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October 18-20, 2013
Fri. & Sat., 9am-5pm. Sun., 9am-3pm. (more)
Fees/Admission $5. Free parking. 17 and under admitted free with paying adult.
Contacts 512-431-6030.
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Thursdays
7pm. Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano. More “Funtabulous” entertainment than ever before.
Fees/Admission Kids under 18 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Contacts 830-997-7625.
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Thursdays
4pm-7pm. Kinderall, W. Austin and N. Crockett. Live music, prepared foods at the Market Cafe and more.
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 7, 2013; December 6, 2013
Participating art galleries stay open until 8 pm so visitors can experience fine art and true Texas hospitality along with special art exhibits and artist demonstrations the first Friday of every month. Fine Art, Fine Wine, Fine Times! Please stop by the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center at 302 E. Austin to pick up the map of participating galleries.
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October 4-5, 2013
Celebrate the fun and flavor of Fredericksburg’s German heritage with more than 25 bands, food, beer, a children’s area, Oktubafest on Friday and the chicken dance on the square Saturday morning. hours are 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 10 am-midnight Saturday and 11 am-6 pm Sunday.
Location
Marktplatz
Contacts 830-997-4810.
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October 11-12, 2013
This event presents collections of sculpted wood from the world’s absolute finest mesquite craftsmen. Items range from large furniture items such as beds, dressers and chairs made entirely from mesquite, to unique craft and gift items such as lamps, delicate scrollwork, pen-and-pencil sets, Christmas tree ornaments and sculpted vases.
Location
Marktplatz
Contacts 830-997-8515.
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October 11, 2013-December 31, 1969
William Gibson’s Tony Award Winning drama powerfully presents the story of Anne Sullivan’s struggle to give Helen Keller the “sight” of life she has lost.   Tickets on Sale Monday, SEPTEMBER. 30th. Advance Tickets:  $20 for adults, $5.50 for youth 18 & under. Tickets at the door:  $25 for adults, $7.50 youth 18 & under. Fridays & Saturdays @7:30pm, Sundays @ 2:00pm.
Contacts 830-997-3588.
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October 11-12, 2013
William Gibson’s Tony Award Winning drama powerfully presents the story of Anne Sullivan’s struggle to give Helen Keller the “sight” of life she has lost.   Tickets on Sale Monday, Sept. 30th. Advance Tickets:  $20 for adults, $5.50 for youth 18 & under. Tickets at the door:  $25 for adults, $7.50 youth 18 & under. Fridays & Saturdays @7:30pm, Sundays @ 2:00pm.
Contacts 830-997-3588.
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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.
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October 18-19, 2013
You won’t believe your eyes! Come and see how a dried, dirty gourd can be turned into a piece of fine artwork. Doors are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday-Saturday and 9 a.m.-3p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5; 17 and under admitted free with paying adult. The show provides an opportunity to see competition pieces from all over the United States, to purchase gourd art, raw gourds, tools to create your own gourd art and lessons on how to do it. Visit the website for more detailed information and pictures from previous shows.
Location
Gillespie County Fairgrounds
Contacts 512-431-6030.
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October 19, 2013
Gather to celebrate beer, sausage and great German entertainment on the cusp of the fall hunting season. Includes tasty food from some of the state’s best sausage makers, craft beers, drawings and giveaways for hunting and fishing items.
Location
Marktplatz
Contacts 830-456-6279.
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October 26, 2013
Celebrate the best of Texas food, wine and entertainment with chef demonstrations, more than 100 types of Texas wine, shopping, ticketed special events and more.
Location
Marktplatz
Contacts 830-997-8515.
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Fridays
4pm-7pm. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd. A Gruene Hall tradition. Enjoy happy hour, prize giveaways, and the best in Texas tunes, broadcasted live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels with Mattson Rainer. You never know who might stop by -- Reckless Kelly, Junior Brown, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Walt Wilkins, and Gary P. Nunn have all stopped by for a chat.
Contacts 830-629-5077.
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October 10-11, 2013
Features the best in live Texas music, food, wine and a guitar auction.
Contacts 830-515-1900.
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October 10-11, 2013
Features the best in live Texas music, food, wine and a guitar auction. At Gruene Hall, 1612 Hunter Road.
Fees/Admission Times & prices vary by day and event. Visit website.
Contacts 830-629-5077, 830-606-1601.
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October 13, 2013
Serves awe-inspiring gospel music coupled with a mouth-watering buffet from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Advance tickets recommended.
Location
Gruene
Contacts 830-629-5077.
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October 19-20, 2013
Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Hours are 10 am-5 pm.
Contacts 830-832-1721.
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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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October 26-27, 2013
Texas potters and sculptors display and sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children. Gruene Historic District.
Contacts 830-629-7975.
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October 26, 2013
Dinner also includes music, a horseshoe tournament, corn shucking and cow-patty bingo. Medina County Fairgrounds.
Contacts 830-426-3037.
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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.
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October 11-12, 2013
Includes a poker run, bike show, barbecue on Saturday, and live music Friday and Saturday nights.
Contacts 830-868-7614.
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February 10, 2013; March 10, 2013; April 14, 2013; May 12, 2013; June 9, 2013; July 14, 2013; August 11, 2013; September 8, 2013; October 13, 2013; November 10, 2013; December 8, 2013; January 12
Second Sunday gallery reception. 1:30pm-4pm.
Location
TASTE Wine+Art
Contacts 830-868-9290
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October 26, 2013
Hours are 4-8 p.m. Nugent Street Art Galleries.
Contacts 830-868-9290.
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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.
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October 18-19, 2013
Location
Coke Stevenson Memorial Center
Contacts 512-756-4609.
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October 19-20, 2013
Location
Morgan Shady Park
Contacts 325-446-2071.
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013
6pm. Bring no more than 1 bottle of wine per every 2 people. Bring your own wine glass & finger foods are always welcome.
Location
Kerr Arts and Cultural Center
Fees/Admission Free to public.
Contacts 830-200-1483.
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October 25-26, 2013
General Admission: $5/adults. Ages 10 and under: free. Parking is free.
Contacts 830-257-6833.
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October 26, 2013
Contacts 830-315-5762.
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Wednesdays
June 20-Aug. 15. Rolling Hills Community Church, 6201 Lohman Ford Rd. Elementary show, 1pm-2:30pm. Middle and high school show, 7pm-9pm.
Fees/Admission Parents must sign in elementary age youth.
Contacts 512-267-7952.
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Thursdays
7pm. The Badu House, 601 Bessemer Ave. Mike Blakely & WC Jameson. Featuring a special guest each week.
Contacts 325-247-2238.
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October 19-20, 2013
The main event is the public meal served straight from the wagons at high noon on Saturday. Also enjoy stagecoach rides, activities, entertainment and a ranch rodeo. Badu Park, Llano Events Center and courthouse square.
Contacts 325-247-5354.
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Tuesdays
7pm. River City Grille, 700 1st St. Mike Blakely & Larry Nye co-host. Each week features a special guest.
Contacts 830-798-9909.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
10am-5pm, Thursday through Saturday. 905 Third St. Group tours available by appointment.
Contacts 830-798-2157.
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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
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October 5, 2013
More than 50 different garage sales set up in one place. Hours are 9 am-4 pm Johnson Park.
Contacts 830-693-2815.
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October 18-19, 2013
This festival celebrates the unveiling of a new sculptures on display around town with a Friday night dinner, Plein Air Painting Contest and a Sip-and-Stroll on Saturday.
Contacts 830-693-2815.
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Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
6pm-9pm. Reopens upon the return of the bats.
Contacts 325-347-5970. 512-263-8878.
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March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013
Every First Friday of the month in Mason, the community takes to the streets and studios of the Historic Mason Square and side streets to celebrate the local arts, to wine and dine and to hear music throughout the town. (more)
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 1, 2013; December 6, 2013; January 3
5pm-8pm. Every first Friday of the month in Mason, the community takes to the streets and studios of the Historic Mason Square and side streets to celebrate the local arts, to wine and dine and to hear music throughout the town. (more)
Contacts 325-347-5758.
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Saturdays
9am. Every Saturday in Medina.
Contacts 830-796-8337.
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October 5-6, 2013
Enjoy live entertainment, scarecrow building, a hay maze, pumpkin painting and other activities.
Contacts 800-449-0882.
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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.
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Sundays
2pm. Regular Sunday afternoon extravaganza featuring everyone's favorite local legend Al Barlow. Phun and phabby times at the phantastic Phoenix. Cold beer, great food, weekly guests, friendly atmosphere, good times.
Location
The Phoenix Saloon
Fees/Admission No cover.
Contacts 830-643-1400
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October 19, 2013
Begins at 7:30 pm.
Location
Brauntex Theatre
Contacts 830-627-0808.
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October 12, 2013
United Methodist Motorcycle Enthusiasts of Temple are sponsoring the ride to benefit the Fort Hood Food Pantry in support of our soldiers.
Contacts 254-534-5145.
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Fridays
8pm Weekly rodeo at the BR Lighting Ranch, 818 FM 1283, featuring bull riding, steer riding, calf roping, barrel racing, mutton busting, and more, plus high-diving aqua mules.
Fees/Admission $6, free for kids 5 & under.
Contacts 830-535-4096. Call Jerry to enter 830-796-0031.
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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.
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October 26-27, 2013
The Briscoe Western Art Museum, located on the historic River Walk in San Antonio, Texas, announces it will open its doors to the public on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The Grand Opening Weekend will feature a festival of activities, food, and music on the Briscoe Campus. Admission to the public during Grand Opening weekend will be free.
Contacts 210-299-4499.
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October 5, 2013
Features a Native American blessing ceremony, arts and crafts booths, gourd dancers, a grand entry by the Cuicani In Xochitl and a closing prayer. Spring Lake, 923 Aquarena Springs Drive.
Fees/Admission Adults: $2 suggested donation, or 2 cans for the food bank. Free for elders, veterans, children, and students.
Contacts 512-393-3310.
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October 5, 2013
Features a Native American blessing ceremony, arts and crafts booths, gourd dancers, a grand entry by the Cuicani In Xochitl and a closing prayer.
Contacts 512-393-3310.
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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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October 19, 2013
Our festival, celebrating the town of San Saba and its unique pecan history and industry, was launched in by the San Saba Festival Association, a 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization, to promote San Saba, its people, its pecan heritage and the many beautiful attributes through this Hill Country gateway event celebrating Texas wine, Texas music, Texas food, and Texas products.
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October 25-26, 2013
There’s a Bunch of Nuts Here! And, once each year, Seguin locals break out of their shells and throw one great big party! Join us!
Contacts 800-580-7322.
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Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
5pm-8:30pm. VFW Post 8800, 7755 FM 2673. Wed. Fiesta Night. Drinks, karaoke, shuffleboard. Bingo every Thur. Kitchen opens at 6pm, cards go on sale at 6:30pm. Burger night every Fri. Smoke-free.
Contacts 830-899-7774.
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October 26, 2013
Enjoy Texas barbecue in the historic oak grove where President and Mrs. Johnson hosted national and world leaders in the 1960s. Features music by Asleep at the Wheel. Begins at 4 p.m. Reservations required.
Contacts 830-868-7128 ext. 222.
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February 8, 2013; March 8, 2013; April 12, 2013; May 10, 2013; June 14, 2013; July 12, 2013; August 9, 2013; September 13, 2013; October 11, 2013; November 8, 2013; December 13, 2013
6pm-9pm. Downtown Uvalde. Music, shopping, food & art.
Contacts 800-588-2533.
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October 11, 2013
View the season’s stars, constellations, planets and deep-sky objects. Bring a lawn chair, insect repellent and small flashlight. Begins at 7:15 p.m., weather permitting.
Contacts 830-934-2271.
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October 11, 2013
Enjoy music, shopping, food and drinks. Hours are 6-9 pm Downtown.
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January 24, 2013; February 28, 2013; March 28, 2013; April 25, 2013; May 23, 2013; June 27, 2013; July 25, 2013; August 22, 2013; September 26, 2013; October 24, 2013; November 28, 2013; December 26, 2013
3pm-7pm on the beautiful downtown square in Uvalde, Texas. A local food event featuring produce and products from within a 100 mile radius.
Contacts 830-278-9571.
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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, .
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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.
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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.
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Thursdays
6:30pm-9pm. Linda's Fine Foods, 500 FM 2325. Paula Held, an Austin-based songwriter performs, and showcases a variety of local and Austin-based musicians during the break. Local musicians frequently drop by to sit in.
Fees/Admission No cover.
Contacts 512-847-5464.
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Wednesdays
3pm-6pm. A year-round, producer-only farmers' market located in the thrift store parking lot, 14050 Ranch Road 12. Open every Wednesday, rain or shine.
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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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October 5, 2013
Shop 475 booths at the Hill Country’s largest outdoor market.
Contacts 512-847-2201.
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October 5, 2013
Includes all-day live music, an auction, vendors and food to benefit breast cancer awareness.
Location
Cypress Creek Cafe
Contacts 512-847-0020.
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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.
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October 12, 2013
Includes a pet parade, pumpkin decorating contest, food and family activities.
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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.
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January 23, 2013; February 27, 2013; March 27, 2013; April 24, 2013; May 22, 2013; June 26, 2013; July 24, 2013; August 28, 2013; September 25, 2013; October 23, 2013; November 27, 2013
10:15am. Fourth Wednesdays at the Visitors Center, 14100 Ranch Road 12. Come on out for a social whether you are new to the area or just wanting to meet new friends. The group is open to new & old residents--anyone that would like to be in a social fun group.
Fees/Admission Yearly dues $15.
Contacts 512-847-2849.
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