In This Issue — Bandera's celebration of the National Day of the American Cowboy, July 4 events in Johnson City, dining and antiquing in the Hill Country, and great events.
Cover Photo — Photo by James Taylor.
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National Day of the American Cowboy
Working from sunup to sundown, taming the wilderness so that we could make our homes and build our lives, the American Cowboys are the pioneers who worked hard and persevered so that future generations might enjoy this great country of ours.
A resolution passed by United States Senate in 2005 began the tradition of celebrating our Western heritage and the pioneering spirit of the first cowboys, as well as those who carry on: ranchers, present-day cowboys, Western musicians and artists, cowboy ... Read More
Enjoy What the Hill Country Has to Offer
Want to experience the best spirts & culinary treats that the Hill Country has to offer in one convenient afternoon? Then come to the second annual “Taste of the Hill Country” food and wine festival on Saturday, July 16 from 2-6 pm at the Galloway Hammond Recreation Center, 1601 South Water Street, in Burnet. Read More
Destination: Johnson City
Johnson City is located in the heartland of the Texas Hill Country, 48 miles west of Austin, 60 miles north of San Antonio, and 30 miles east of Fredericksburg. Johnson City provides the perfect getaway where you can visit our historic areas, enjoy our art galleries, visit our local vineyards, or shop in one of our many stores and boutiques. Read More
Pieces of the Past Turns Reclaimed Items into Treasure
Pieces of the Past in Johnson City offers just that, pieces of the past that have been reclaimed. Specializing in reclaimed wood and vintage iron, owner Kathy Johnson is always on the lookout for items that are guaranteed to turn the drab into reclaimed fab.
Kathy has been in business for the past thirteen years, ten of them in Austin. Read More
11th Street Cowboy Bar
In Texas, traditions are as big as the state, and nothing says Texas tradition like good music, ice cold beer, and great friends gathering at a good ol’ cowboy bar.
One of the best ones – it’s been confirmed by the American Cowboy magazine – in Texas is 11th Street Cowboy Bar, located in downtown Bandera.
Only three bars in Texas received the honor, and once you’ve been to 11th Street Cowboy Bar, you know exactly why this unassuming watering hole made that list.
From the street, on ... Read More
Catfish Haven Satisfies the Craving for Great Steak, Seafood
The best steaks in Fredericksburg can be found at Catfish Haven. Serving a variety of fish and hand-cut steaks since about 1996, Catfish Haven is the place to go when you crave for awesome food.
Clay and Nora Meadows purchased the restaurant in July of 2008, bringing over twenty years of experience with them.
They have created a cozy family-friendly place that offers patrons a country diner feel. Read More