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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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February 2012 Hill Country Current
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In This Issue — Building for the future with Texas Timber Frame, Centers for Cancer Care offers services throughout the Hill Country, Cowboy Country Roundup and Songwriter's Roundup in Hondo, Wild Hog Explosion in Bandera, Take 190 West for Killeen's art festival, competitors return to the Pedernales for the Texas Men's Chili Cook-Off, and more.
Cover Photo — Texas Timber Frame uses tried and true techniques to construction amazing new homes and building.
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Texas Timber Frames
Building for the Future Using a Craft from the Past
Harkening back to days when homes were built to withstand the test of time and carpentry was a craft, Texas Timber Frames is a front-runner in merging a centuries-old craft and art form with modern-day precision. Utilizing heavy timbers to construct buildings of distinguished character and beauty, Texas Timber Frames has been creating magnificent structures since 1988. Jon and Nancy Nystrom from Boerne can attest to the quality of the workmanship, and are quick to point out the skill with whi ... Read More
Centers for Cancer Care Offers Services Throughout the Hill Country
The Centers for Cancer Care are proud to serve the people in the Hill Country. Since our founding in 1997, we have been focused exclusively on bringing advanced treatment technologies and board-certified cancer care professionals to small communities throughout Texas. Our patients have the advantage of receiving lifesaving daily radiotherapy treatments close to home. Read More
‘The Eggmen’ Performs Beatles Magic Feb. 11 For Spicewood Arts Fundraiser
The Eggmen, Austin’s premier Beatles’ tribute band, will be in concert at 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 11, for the Spicewood Arts Society’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser for scholarships for area high school students. (www.eggmen.com) Tickets for the performance and hors d ‘oeuvres – $75 each – can be purchased online at the nonprofit’s website: www.spicewoodarts.org or by calling 512-264-2820. “Seating is limited this time, so that we can accommodate more dancing,” said Janey Richardson, pre ... Read More
“Empty Bowl” Event Lifts Head Start
In the Hill Country of Texas, a unique experiment in early education lit a spark that flared into a roaring success nationwide. Head Start, whose mission was to provide early education to special needs and low income children, opened its doors in Stonewall in 1965. The birth of the educational program was announced in May of that year by LBJ, who declared at its inception that with the assistance of Head Start, “poverty’s children would not forevermore be poverty’s captives.” So began ... Read More
Cast & Crew Set for ‘Funny...Grandma’ Revue at Hill Country Community Theatre
Guest Director Jerry Morrison of Phoenix, AZ, has assembled a strong, six-actor ensemble for eight performances of the musical comedy revue “Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Grandmother,” opening Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Hill Country Community Theatre (HCCT) in Cottonwood Shores (4003 FM 2147 West, between Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay). The humorous, heart-warming show is based on the #1 New York Times bestseller, with the book and lyrics by Lois Wyse and Sheilah Rae. Read More
Competitors Return to Banks of the Pedernales for Texas Men’s State Chili Cook-Off in Johnson City
Good Chili - it’s a Texas tradition! The competition of cooking the “best” chili is another Texas tradition. Here in Johnson City, at the Blanco County Fairgrounds along the banks of the Pedernales River, men from Texas and beyond will compete in one of the largest cook-offs in the world to become the chili cooking champion. Read More
Cowboy Country Roundup is Old Time Family Friendly Fun
If a hearty chuck wagon meal cooked on an open fire, cowboy-style entertainment, western art and collectibles, and low-cost kid friendly fun sounds like a big time to you, you best make plans to spend the last Saturday in February. The 3rd Annual Cowboy Country Round Up is February 25 at the Medina County Fair Grounds in Hondo and promises to provide a fun-filled day of western-themed family-friendly entertainment and activities for a price anyone can afford. You will not find a better opportu ... Read More
For the Love of Art, Wine, & Chocolates!
What could be more alluring than fabulous fine art, excellent wines, and delectable chocolates? Boerne’s 2nd Saturday Art and Wine, on February 11, will treat you and your valentine to an unforgettable evening. Discover unique and eclectic “finds” in the art world! Hop on the free trolley, stroll, or drive to a collection of fine art galleries for free wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Read More
Hondo’s Songwriter Roundup to Feature Nashville Names
Plans are underway for the first-ever Songwriter Roundup in Hondo. The vision is for professional and semi-professional songwriters to come together to create an outstanding one-day event. The Roundup wants to highlight the history and future of country songwriting. Organizers are extremely excited to announce the three headliners that kick off this new and exciting concept for South Texas. Read More
Killeen Salutes the Arts with “Take 190 West”
The City of Killeen and Killeen ISD will celebrate the arts during the week of February 27th – March 3rd at the “Take 190 West- Killeen Salutes the Arts” 4th annual festival. Prepare to engage all your senses at The Killeen Civic & Conference Center at 3601 S. WS Young Drive. This beautiful 64,000 sq. Read More
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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