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September 2011 Hill Country Current
September 2011 Cover
In This Issue — Support Breast Cancer Awareness at Pink Fest in Wimberley, Blanco's Courthouse Gala, Rainwater Revival in Dripping Springs, Fun at the Medina County Fair, Wild Game Festival in Hondo, Christmas in God's Country, UtopiaFest, Johnson City's Wild Game Dinner, Pig Roast, and Goat BBQ Cookoff.
Cover Photo — Photo by Rodney Bursiel.
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Pink Fest Supports Breast Cancer Awareness
This October, Cypress Creek Café in Wimberley, Texas will be hosting the first ever Pink Fest, a celebration to boost breast cancer awareness, as well as raise funds to be donated to the Austin Affiliate of Susan G Komen for the Cure®. What began almost thirty years ago as a promise from one sister to another, Komen has become the global leader in the fight against breast cancer, investing more than $1.9 billion in research for a cure to the cancer that affects approximately one out of eight ... Read More
21st Annual Old Blanco County Courthouse Gala to Be Held October 15
It’s time to polish those cowboy boots and get out some “bling.” The theme for this year’s Old Blanco County Courthouse Gala, to be held October 15 in Blanco on the historic courthouse grounds, is “Boots and Bling.” A number of events will make the day and night one to remember. Market Days Beginning at 9:00AM and until 4:00PM, the monthly Market Days on the courthouse square will feature vendors selling unique items, many of them crafted by artisans in the Hill Country. “True ... Read More
Annual Blanco County Wild Game Dinner To Be Served Up October 1
If you haven’t been to the Blanco County Wild Game Dinner, then this is a must attend event. A fun filled evening, including delighting your palate with the best cooked wild game ever, beer and wine, as well as other beverages, chances to win raffles, auctions (both silent and live), door prizes, socializing, and dancing equals Texas-sized fun for the entire family! Read More
Annual Rainwater Revival Returns for Second Year
A celebration of collection, conservation and common sense! The 2nd Annual Rainwater Revival Set for October 8 is a day of fun, music, and speakers. It helps citizens and businesses learn how to capture and use rainwater for drinking and irrigation. In Texas there’s an old saying, “When it rains it never stops, and when it stops it never rains.” When the rain does come, you can be ready to collect that sweet water from the sky and use it indoors and out! Read More
Dove, Deer & Exotic Hunting: Oh Come on By!
The Hondo Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 47th Annual Wild Game Festival on Oct. 28-29 at the City Park, located next to the Medina County Fairgrounds on FM 462. The Festival is aiming to serve the large hunting community that flocks to this region each year to hunt for dove, deer, and exotic animals. Read More
Fun and Music at the Medina County Fair
September 16-18, 2011 – It is time for the 32nd Annual Medina County Fair. Mark your calendars and plan on joining the fun September 16-18 at the Medina County Fairgrounds in Hondo. The fun continues for the whole family with the traditional food booths, live music, prospect show, carnival and kids’ games, antique tractor pull, and petting zoo along with new events such as lawnmower races and BBQ cook-off. Read More
Johnson City Pig Roast Benefits Cherokee Home for Children
The 19th Annual Pig Roast Run will take place on October 7-9 at the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City, Texas. This is one of the few old school motorcycle runs left in Texas! This is an awesome event that gives 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Cherokee Home for Children. Read More
UTOPiAfest Promotion Offers Free Daily VIP Upgrade
Through September 9, one lucky ticket order per day will receive a free VIP upgrade to UTOPiAfest 2011, the eclectic music and art festival scheduled October 14-15 in Utopia, Texas. Performing on a single headline stage over two days are Blitzen Trapper, Keller Williams, Dawes, Avi Buffalo, Peelander-Z, Grupo Fantasma, Art vs. Read More
We Got Yer Goat BBQ Cookoff
There’s always something going on in Johnson City, where you’ll find a small town atmosphere that boasts a giant Texas welcome! On September 23rd-24th you are invited to attend the first-ever We Got Yer Goat BBQ Cookoff located at the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City. Whether you want to compete in the cookoff, observe, or perhaps set up your vendor booth, come on out and enjoy the good food and fun. 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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