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Olive Tree Sale

In: Outdoors|Stuff

24 Jul 2014

(map) Our Texas Hill Country land is perfect for growing olives. Next Saturday, Texas Hill Country Olive Company is holding a big sale of trees from their stock of seven varieties. Experts will be on hand to give advice on planting, growing (and harvesting!) olives. Medium-sized trees (1-1/2 to 2 years old) are $20; large-sized [...]

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Critterman

In: Stuff

14 Jul 2014

(map) Ready for a “positively wild” experience? Join Critterman and his menagerie this Thursday at 10:30 at the Lake Travis Library. Free. Lake Travis Community Library website

Happy Father’s Day!

In: Stuff

15 Jun 2014

Always an adventure!

This Saturday night at cool store Revival in Bee Cave. Beer, wine, chili dogs, live music and if you buy tickets now, it’s cheaper than buying them at the door.

Meet Rick McGee

In: Stuff

19 May 2014

How do men measure success in their lives? Local author Rick McGee appears at the Lake Travis Library tomorrow night at 7 to read excerpts from his new novel, Yardstick: A Life Measured. Find more info here.

Collings Guitars Tour

In: Stuff

24 Apr 2014

(map) Pete Townshend not only owns two of them, he even wrote a song about it, “Collings.” Famous players like Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Keith Richards and many more are fans of these legendary guitars made near Oak Hill. And every Friday afternoon,

Award-winning shorts and features, comedies and dramas, it’s all happening next week at the 5th Annual HCFF in Fredericksburg April 30 through May 4. You can buy all-access badges or tickets to individual screenings. There’ll also be festival parties and interviews with filmmakers. For the film lineup and screening schedule, go here.

Today we celebrate the final battle of the Texas Revolution, a fight that lasted all of 18 minutes. Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna’s army to win Texas independence from Mexico. According to legend, Santa Anna missed the actual battle because he was “entertaining” a young Emily Morgan in his tent. I say we salute that [...]

Happy Easter!

In: Stuff

20 Apr 2014

No point in having a website if you can’t make fun of show off your brother! Nice knee dimples.

That’s the actual brand name for these. That’s how seriously a company that makes confetti eggs takes itself. Cascarones are real eggshells, hollowed out and filled with colorful confetti. Popular at Easter, having one


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