Posts Tagged ‘festival

(map) In just a few years, the little town of Blanco has become the “Lavender Capital of Texas,” with several farms in the area now growing the fragrant herb. Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday is the annual festival celebrating all things lavender, and does it smell great! Three sides of the Old Blanco County Courthouse [...]

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(map) The little town where “everybody’s somebody” hosts its 9th annual blues fest on Saturday, January 23. Headliners are Ray Wylie Hubbard and the Ben Beckendorf Band. Starting at noon, the festival will be a full day of nonstop music by Mac Arnold, Bill Reid, Mojo Assassins, and more. Beer, wine, barbecue and burgers will be [...]

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22 May 2015

It’s the unofficial kickoff to summer! If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, there are lots of special events going on out West. Check out the list below and for more info, click on the links.

(map) May 2-3, Becker celebrates all things lavender. From sweeping fields of blooming lavender to lavender soaps, sachets, lotions and plants. There’s live music, cooking demo’s, touring and wine-tasting, as well as food and craft vendors. Best of all, it’s free! Just $5 for parking. Becker Vineyards Lavender Festival website

(map) Tis the season for festivals out West, and this one near Fredericksburg is one of the best. It happens next Saturday, April 26, from 11 to 7 at Wildseed Farms. Eight Texas wineries will pour tastes, and you can buy wine by the glass or bottle. Local restaurants and food trucks will provide the [...]

(map) This three-day event starts this Friday, and offers everything you could want from a small-town festival: parades (including a pet parade), food, live music, dancing, a biergarten, arts and crafts, a carnival, fun runs and more. Take the scenic route to town from any direction, and you’ll see why lawmakers named Burnet the “Bluebonnet Capital [...]

(map) Jeff Bridges and his band The Abiders are just part of the star-studded lineup at this annual four-day festival. The Old Settler’s Music Festival starts tomorrow in Driftwood and runs through Sunday. Acts include Robert Randolph, Bob Schneider, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, The Del McCoury Band, and 26 more. You can go [...]

(map) A hit last year, this “celebration of all things olive” is back this Saturday at Texas Hill Country Olive Company in Drippin’. Not just for olive-lovers, the festival offers local foods and wine tastings by 16 Hill Country wineries, including Messina Hof, Duchman, Lewis Cellars, and William Chris. There are samples from ten local restaurants, [...]

(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 [...]


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