(map) Sure, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but it would be a Grinch indeed who wouldn’t enjoy a free fireworks show and live music by The Vintage 15. This seventh-annual event runs from 6 to 9 this Thursday. Santa arrives at 7, followed by the official lighting of the tree. The big fireworks show follows. Hill [...]
(map) Natural Springs Garden had such a great time at last year’s festival, they’re hosting another one this Saturday. There’ll be a whole pig roast, lots of chili, cold beer, live music, chicken bingo, washer-pitching, horseshoes, a petting zoo, and lots of local artisans on hand at this urban farm. For tickets and more info, [...]
There are several festivals coming up on and around this year’s Oktoberfest. Here’s a roundup with links to more info: Oktoberfest, Fredericksburg 10/4-6 German food, bier tent, wine garten, live oompah music, the famous Chicken Dance around the square, arts and crafts. oktoberfestinfbg.com Oktoberfest, Dripping Springs 10/19 German food and lots of beer at The Barber [...]
It starts this Friday! So if you’re thinking of going this year, here’s a look at last year. Fantastic weather drew record crowds to this historic German town. From beer and bratwurst to bungee-jumping and the Chicken Dance, it’s a great time for folks young, old and in-between. Colorful costumes, whether authentic or silly, and
(map) Live music by the Marshall Ford Swing Band sets the tone for this freewheeling afternoon by the lake in Marble Falls. Guests sample the cuisines of 12 restaurants, taste the wines from eight local wineries and try specialty cocktails at the Tipsy Texan cocktail bar. Plus, there’ll be chef demos, a winemakers’ panel, swing [...]
(map) This Saturday, it’s a fundraiser by the Central Texas Water Coalition and Sail & Ski to help save the lake. There’ll be live music by Ken Davidson and the Black Diamond Experience, beer, wine, margaritas and door prizes. Admission is free. Find more info here.
This annual festival takes place Saturday, September 14, from 12 to 7 pm. There’ll be live music all day, plus tastes from 25 wineries including Texas Hills, Messina Hof and Flat Creek Estate. Argus Cidery will also be pouring, along with three breweries including Drippin’s own Jester King and Twisted X. Twelve local restaurants will be [...]
(map) ”Everybody’s somebody in Luckenbach.” That’s the kind of laid-back, we’re-all-in-this-together sentiment that makes it so easy to have a good time in this small town. There’s live music every day, from one or two guitar-players/singers, to big shows, events, even dances in the old-timey dance hall. Add in plenty of cold beer, burgers and