In This Issue — Celebrate Bandera, Help Shade Tree and Phantom Motorcycle Club Raise Funds for Fisher House, Enjoy Peppers and Salsa at Wildseed Farms.
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Come visit Bandera this Labor Day weekend, when the Cowboy Capital of the World becomes transformed into a magical time machine to celebrate Bandera’s 159th birthday! This event, called Celebrate Bandera, turns back the clock on the pages of history to the mid to late 19th century. This small, classic, Old-West town, with its honky-tonks, cowboy culture, surrounding dude ranches, and horse-friendly hitching posts, will have cattle drives, rodeo skills, Native American Indians, and Buffalo Bil ... Read More
It’s Rodeo Time in Johnson City
Grab your boots and hat and head out to Johnson City - it’s Rodeo time! If you’re looking for a great weekend full of fun, rodeo weekend is it! The rodeo begins on Thursday, August 18th at the Blanco County Fairgrounds on Highway 281 with carnival rides and youth rodeo. Read More
Pecan Street Brewing Opens in Old Blanco Hardware & Supply Building
Welcome to your “Third Place”: a place where you can gather, connect, get loose, and relax in a casual atmosphere, just like they did in the old days. Pecan Street Brewing is located in the old Blanco County Supply building, which was established in the early 1950’s. It was the old hardware and supply store and a gathering place where folks would get together, drink coffee, and swap stories about the goings-on about town. Read More
Shade Tree, Phantom Motorcycle Club to Host Army Fisher House Fundraiser
Note: This event is Saturday, August 27.
Located just off Hwy 281 in Spring Branch, between Bulverde and Blanco, the Shade Tree Saloon and Grill is busy becoming the number one destination in the Hill Country. A gathering place for people from all walks of life, from tourists to locals, bikers to families, the Shade Tree offers a respite from everyday life; a place to sit back and relax.
On Saturday, August 27, at noon, the Shade Tree Saloon & Grill and the Hill Country Phantom Motorcycle Clu ... Read More
Wildseed Farms Hosts Gourmet Chili Pepper & Salsa Festival
The fifth-annual Gourmet Chili Pepper & Salsa Festival hosted by Wildseed Farms is scheduled for September 16th and 17th, 2011. Formerly held in the month of July, the Fest was changed to September to facilitate a little bit cooler Texas temperatures! The same great “hot” features will highlight the two-day event: hot peppers, hot salsa vendors, a hot air balloon glow, gourmet chef demonstrations of hot and spicy recipes, and hot live bands performing on stage each evening.
Friday night wi ... Read More
Uncovering Treasure in the Hill Country
Treasure in the Hill Country? Absolutely! And it can be found in downtown Johnson City at Treasure Box Antiques & More!
Owned and operated by local entrepreneur Karl Leon, Treasure Box Antiques boasts an array of items that is sure to please everyone!
Carrying items from area vendors, antiques, crafts, furniture and more, Treasure Box also will be your source for DVD rentals.
They will also be the only Verizon Wireless dealer in the Johnson City-Fredericksburg-Blanco area.
Coming soon will ... Read More