In This Issue — Events and more for January 2011. Happy New Year! It's a "big" issue with Big Grass Living in San Antonio, the biggest rodeo, and big shows for boats, RV, outdoors, and more.
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— The Hanesworths met in Thailand and now bring the art of bamboo furniture to the Texas Hill Country, blending sustainability with aesthetic beauty. These Artisan-created items are featured in a uniquely-crafted shopping experience. Read about the Big Grass Living experience. Photo courtesy Big Grass Living
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Eco-Luxury for Home and Garden
Distinctive home and garden pieces that blend functionality, style and eco-friendly features are in demand nationwide but can be hard to source. That South Texas is home to a growing eco-luxury business is perhaps one of the region’s most pleasant surprises.
Five years ago, John and Duang Hanesworth converted a former body shop near downtown San Antonio into Big Grass, an indoor and outdoor oasis showcasing sustainable, handcrafted furniture and décor from around the world. Read More
“Let’s Rodeo San Antonio!”
Once the holiday season is over and the new year has commenced, what affordable family entertainment is available? Look no further than the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. February 3rd-20th, this event offers a family-friendly carnival, family fair, interactive and educational exhibits, over 650 vendors for shopping, horse and livestock shows, auctions, high-impact PRCA Rodeo action, and live concert entertainment.
Since 1949, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, formally known as the San Antoni ... Read More
On The Square Gives Back with Apparel for a Good Cause
On The Square, a store on the courthouse square in Blanco, is known for its wide selection of candles, gifts, and apparel and footwear. Located on the south side of the square, next to Cranberrys Antiques, On The Square sells everything from Harley-Davidson footwear and apparel to Blanco-style shirts. In November, owner Liz Waller added a new line of apparel to her store: Black Helmet.
On The Square is the only store in Texas to stock Black Helmet, which includes shirts, hoodies, and sweatshirt ... Read More
Water Sport and Outdoor Enthusiasts Charting Course for Austin and San Antonio for Annual Boat and R
With 2010 drawing to a close, the New Year can’t come soon enough for outdoor recreation, boating, and travel enthusiasts, when three of the region’s largest and most acclaimed sporting gear, water craft, and RV showcases will be held in Austin and San Antonio.
The full line-up of events includes the Austin Boat, Sport, & Outdoor Show on January 20-23, 2011. Read More