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Upcoming Events

Heirloom Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival

Nov. 14-16

Immerse yourself in the world of rubber stamping and paper art with this creative festival. Enjoy ar...

Diva Day and Girls Night Out

Nov. 16-19

Downtown merchants pull out the stops to give the ladies all the best reasons to come to Comfort and...

Kathy Mattea in Concert

Nov. 21

Kathy Mattea has enjoyed the kind of success many artists only dream of: two Grammy wins, four CMA A...

Susanna's Kitchen Coffee House Concert Series

Nov. 21

Every third Thursday, talented and well-known musicians perform in an intimate venue. Texas Pie Comp...

Art Walk

Nov. 30

All galleries are open for new exhibits and are serving adult beverages and snacks. ...

Christmas In Comfort

Nov. 30

Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, 125-plus arts and crafts and food vendors line the st...

Market Days

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Local artisans sell handmade items, jewelry, and plants. Food and beverages are available. ...

Market Day

Dec. 7

More than 450 outdoor booths are filled with art, furniture, collectibles, and treasures of all kind...

Second Saturday Gallery Trail

June 8-Dec. 14

On the second Saturday of every month, come early and stay late for wine, light bites, and an art-fi...

Susanna's Kitchen Coffee House Concert Series

Dec. 19

Every third Thursday, talented and well-known musicians perform in an intimate venue. Texas Pie Comp...

Art Walk

Dec. 28

All galleries are open for new exhibits and are serving adult beverages and snacks. ...

Motown: The Sound of Young America

April 13, 2019-Jan. 26, 2020

This exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the birth of Motown Records. The exhibit traces the ...

Sights and Sounds of Christmas

Dec. 4-7, 11-14

Founded in 1987, the Sights and Sounds of Christmas strives to provide the San Marcos community and ...

Walkway of Lights

Nov. 22-Jan. 1

This is one of the biggest holiday events in the Highland Lakes each year. Two million lights on mor...

Winter Wonderland

Nov. 15-16

Visit the wonderland of Thanksgiving and Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces created by local...

Market Day

Sept. 1-Dec. 1

More than 450 outdoor booths are filled with art, furniture, collectibles, and treasures of all kind...

Remembering Crockett County Veterans Exhibit

Nov. 1-Dec. 7

Each year, the Crockett County Museum honors our veterans both past and present with an exhibit feat...

Trail of Lights

Nov. 30-Dec. 28

More than 100 Christmas displays are set along a winding path. Enjoy the yule log, live entertainmen...

Starry Starry Nights Lighted Christmas Park

Nov. 29-Dec. 31

Sip hot chocolate and stroll along the Llano River enjoying all of the displays that light up Badu P...

Thanksgiving Meal

Nov. 14

A free Thanksgiving meal is provided for for veterans and their families. ...

MercyMe in Concert

Nov. 16

See MercyMe live on their Imagine Nation Tour with special guests Crowder and Micah Tyler....

Texas Gun and Knife Show

Nov. 16-17

Shop new and used guns, knives, gold and silver coins, jewelry, camping gear, military supplies, and...

A Thirst for Nature

Nov. 21

Every third Thursday of the month, the Cibolo Nature Center hosts a specially themed event for guest...

Santa's Arrival and Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 23

Hill Country Galleria kicks off the holiday season with this annual free event. Guests enjoy a speci...

Holiday Lighted Parade and Courthouse Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 23

Officially welcome the holiday season with an annual lighted parade and the arrival of Santa Claus o...

Boerne Fall Antiques Show

Nov. 23-24

This show features exhibitor booths overflowing with the finest American antiques found in the mark...

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 28

A free, hot Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings for the community. ...

Dickens on Main

Nov. 29-30

The 20th annual celebration officially kicks off the holiday season in Boerne, spreading tidings of ...

Concert in the Cave: Sounds of the Season

Nov. 30

Tinsel performs in the Queen's Throne Room for a special holiday celebration....

Artmart Christmas Gift Showcase

Nov. 16, 19-23, 26-30; Dec 3-7, 10-14

This holiday shopping showcase features artists from across the state....

"It's a Wonderful Life Radio Show"

Nov. 22-23, 29; Dec 1, 6-8

A beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. ...

Texas Furniture Makers Show

Nov. 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30; Dec. 3-7, 10-14

The 20th annual juried exhibit features the best furniture makers in Texas. ...

Old West Christmas Light Fest

Nov. 29-Dec. 31

Enjoy holiday flavors, favorites, and fun at an all-new location for this event's sixth year of Chr...

Christmas on the Ranch

Nov. 29-Dec.31

Join Don Strange Ranch for a monthlong celebration of family, friends, and neighbors with brand-ne...

Reckless Kelly in Concert

Nov. 29

Reckless Kelly has led the charge on the Americana music scene for over two decades and amassed a de...

“World War II Art of Private Charles J. Miller”

Aug. 23-Feb. 2

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an exhibition of the nearly-forgotten paintings of W...

Tree Lighting

Dec. 6

Gather on East Street for holiday crafts hosted by local churches and civic organizations, as well a...

Market Days

Dec. 7

This is the perfect time to get out and explore downtown and shop artisan goods from around the Hill...

Santa on the Square

Dec. 4

Since 1999, Kyle has invited Santa to the square to take part in the tree lighting event in downtown...

Wassailfest

Dec. 5

Enjoy food, shopping, entertainment, and wassail—a beverage of hot, mulled cider. Sample wassail w...

Christkindlmarkt

Dec. 6-7

This open-air Christmas market, inspired by the Christmas markets of Germany, Austria, and other Eur...

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in Concert

Dec. 6

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra repertoire continues to entertain audiences of all ages throughout the wo...

Second Saturday Gallery Trail

Dec. 8

On the second Saturday of every month, come early and stay late for wine, light bites, and an art-fi...

Caroling On The Plaza

Dec. 13

Bring you lawn chair and singing voice. It's a great time for singing Christmas carols and fellowshi...

Winter's Eve

Dec. 14

Enjoy live music, fire pits, food, drink, a visit with Santa, and lots of holiday festivities set ar...

Dinner With The Arts

Jan. 18

Celebrate the 40th annual Dinner With The Arts with an art exhibit, art organization displays, a win...

Old Town Christmas Festival

Dec. 7

Every first Saturday of December, Old Town Leander comes alive to spread Christmas joy throughout th...

The Jonas Brothers in Concert

Dec. 7

After blowing out the first round of shows on their Happiness Begins Tour, the Jonas Brothers have a...

Christmas at Fort Croghan

Dec. 14

Experience and celebrate the Christmas season at Fort Croghan as it was in the days of the pioneers....

Christmas on the Square

Dec. 14

Snow kicks off a grand day of events for Christmas on the Square. A truck dumps 40,000 pounds of sno...

Winterfest Square Dance

Jan. 25

Square Dancing is a fun activity that is good for the body and brain. It's a clean, family-oriented...

Moe Bandy and Janie Frickie in Concert

Feb. 21

Texas country music legend Moe Bandy has come a long way from his bull riding days. He kept the Texa...

Wool and Mohair Style Show

Dec. 7

The Crockett County Museum is hosting the annual Wool and Mohair Style Show. Lots of door prizes to ...

Crockett County Deerfest

Dec. 7

The 32nd annual Deerfest is a community-wide appreciation banquet for hunters. The evening helps rai...

Main Street Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 7

Vendors, church groups, and artisans offer their wares in a festive downtown bazaar. ...

Victorian Christmas

Dec. 7

Visit the home of Texas' youngest governor, Dan Moody, and make and take victorian Christmas ornamen...

Christmas Parade of Lights

Dec. 7

This annual event is hosted by the Taylor Area Ministerial Alliance and features floats, groups, and...

Redbud Artisan Market

Dec. 7-8

This is an art and fine craft show of 60 Texas artisans. The indoor show features original art only....

Evening on the Town

Dec. 12

Do a little early holiday shopping or learn about the products and services available in Ozona. Shop...

The 5 Browns in Concert

Dec. 12

Boerne Performing Arts presents The 5 Browns, who are delivering on their dream to wake up classical...

Art Squared Arts Market

Dec. 14

This market is a juried arts and fine crafts market, bringing the best local artists together in one...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 14

Deck the halls and start the holiday season off right by touring 10 gorgeous homes in the Bulverde/S...

Community Christmas Program

Dec. 15

Enjoy a community Christmas program, with refreshments served after the program. ...

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem

Dec. 14-15

Take a pilgrimage to Bethlehem and tour a re-enactment of the birth of Christ. ...

Santa on the Square

Dec. 7-22

Kids and kids at heart can meet Santa and sometimes Mrs. Claus nightly in the Santa Hut. Bring a cam...

December Decorating and Lighting Contest

Dec. 1-Jan. 1

Residences and businesses in Comfort go all out to decorate yards and buildings with lights and deco...

Run for the Roses 5K and 10K

Jan. 18

The seventh annual 5K and 10K benefits the Taylor Garden Club, which provides scholarships for youth...

Dogz Rule! Flyball

Jan. 18-19

Flyball is a dog sport where teams of four dogs race against each other over a line of hurdles to a ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Program

Jan. 20

Join in for a march through the town in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It begins at Fannie Robins...

Voctave in Concert

Jan. 30

Boerne Performing Arts presents this 11-member a cappella group from the Central Florida area, who h...

Victorian Valentine Gala

Feb. 6

Guests enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres inside the historical home of former Texas Governor Dan Moody a...

Go Fast Races

Feb. 15

Enjoy barrel racing for all. ...

Wynonna and The Big Noise in Concert

Dec. 5

Respected by millions of fans who are drawn to her music and her undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich...

Country Christmas with Lee Greenwood and The Gatlin Brothers

Dec. 5

Enjoy Christmas tunes with a country spin with artists Lee Greenwood, The Gatlin Brothers, and speci...

Christmas at the Crossroads

Dec. 6

Ring in the season with a night parade, arts and crafts, and pictures with Santa. ...

Tree Lighting and Santa's Workshop

Dec. 6

See Cedar Park's 400 year-old heritage oak tree light up with thousands of twinkling lights at the T...

Santa Claus Crawl

Dec. 7

The fourth annual Santa Claus Crawl features special holiday drink recipes served up by your favorit...

Pfestival of Lights and Christmas Parade

Dec. 7

The city joins forces with the traditional Knights of Columbus Council 10373 Christmas parade downto...

Carol of Lights

Dec. 7

This event is an all-day Christmas celebration filled with boutique vendors. Santa is on hand to see...

Old-Fashioned Christmas

Dec. 6-7

Celebrate the holiday season with the lighting of the town's Christmas tree, plays, live music, hand...

Junk Hippy

Dec. 7

Shop one of the top vintage events in the area. Items are vintage, handmade, art, and antiques. Ther...

Gumbo Cookoff

Dec. 7

Taste the flavors of a gumbo cookoff and choose your favorite. ...

Christmas Home Tour

Dec. 7

The Llano Woman's Culture Club Christmas Home Tour features beautiful homes decorated for the holida...

Main Street Bethlehem

Dec. 6-8

Feel the anticipation of Joseph and Mary approaching the gates, urgency quickening their steps. Pick...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 8

Tour five homes of Lampasas residents, benefitting funds for the Lampasas County Museum's programs. ...

Four Square Friday

Dec. 13

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

Briscoe Ranch Barbecue Cookoff

Dec. 13-14

Sanctioned by the International Barbecue Cookers Association (IBCA), barbecue teams compete for cash...

Downtown Hutto Christmas Fair

Dec. 14

This festive event features over 125 artisan and craft vendors, food vendors, live entertainment, ch...

Christmas on the Creek

Dec. 14

Enjoy live music, a lighted nativity scene, lights in the park, food tents, hot chocolate, Santa's V...

"Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!"

Dec. 17-18

Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in "Sesame Street ...

"The Nutcracker"

De. 19-22

Nothing captures the holiday magic better than American Dance Company's production of the Nutcracker...

"Holiday Wishes"

Dec. 24

Cirque Musica presents "Holiday Wishes," a holiday story brought to life in a full theatrical cirque...

Pfreeze Pflop

Jan. 1

Are you brave enough to kick off your new year with a ride down the slide at Scott Mentzer Pool? No,...

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Jan. 4-5

This is Austin's iconic vintage market since 1977, with vintage, antique, and re-purposed items only...

Four Square Friday

Jan. 10

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Jan. 18-19

This is Austin's iconic vintage market since 1977, with vintage, antique, and re-purposed items only...

"Trolls Live!"

Jan. 31

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their troll friends come to...

Romance Readers Social

Feb. 8

The library hosts local romance authors for an afternoon of book signings, author interviews, crafts...

Four Square Friday

Feb. 14

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

Wild West Casino Night

Feb. 15

This evening includes a steak dinner, gambling chips, and a chance to win a travel voucher to a dest...

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Feb. 22-23

This is Austin's iconic vintage market since 1977, with vintage, antique, and re-purposed items only...

Lighted Christmas Parade

Dec. 7

See the lighted Christmas parade around the Llano courthouse square. ...

Snow Day

Dec. 14

Thirty-five thousand pounds of ice create a giant sled riding hill for all ages to enjoy. No need to...

Sights & Sounds of Christmas

Dec. 4-15

Enjoy four full evenings of holiday festivities in San Marcos. Highlights include carnival rides, ar...

"Together"

Jan. 24

This is a big multimedia concert devoted to community and belonging. With an international cast of a...

Creative Getaway Weekend

Feb. 27-29

Partake in a creative weekend in Llano with instructions on how to unleash your inner creativity, pl...

A Walk Through Bethlehem

Dec. 3-4

Take a walk through Bethlehem and experience the camels, Roman soldiers, townspeople, music, and ang...

Symphony of the Hills

Dec. 5

Come see the professional symphony orchestra get "In the Christmas Spirit," a program that includes ...

First Friday Art Walk

Dec. 6

Tour Fredericksburg's fine art galleries, which are offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refre...

Light the Night Christmas Parade and Afterglow

Dec. 6

Presented by the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce, the lighted night parade casts a holiday glow o...

First Friday Wine Share

Dec. 6

A fun way to meet new wines, people, places of business, or art. Please bring no more than one bottl...

Yoakum County Tamale Festival

Dec. 5-7

Enjoy Christmas spirit with a south-of-the-border flair. This three-day event includes the Tamale Ki...

A Frontier Christmas

Dec. 7

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the park, take a free bus to the Johnson Settlement and visit ...

Weihnachts Parade

Dec. 7

A long-standing Boerne Christmas tradition, this parade has 100-plus lighted entries and takes place...

Pearl Harbor Day Observance

Dec. 7

To mark the historic Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the National Museum of the Pacific War hos...

A Ranger Christmas

Dec. 7

Meet Cowboy Santa and enjoy Ranger Town, caroling, hot chocolate and more!...

Christmas Home Tour and Market

Dec. 7

In its 62nd year, this self-guided tour takes guests through selected homes that have been decorated...

Kerr County Market Days

Dec. 7

An indoor marketplace for vendors of original handcrafted goods, artwork, and homegrown plants and p...

Hill Country Swap Meet

Dec. 7

A giant community garage sale, flea market, and trade days all-in-one. Buy or sell new or used piece...

The Four C-Notes in Concert

Dec. 7

Enjoy the premier Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute act in the country, and kick off your y...

Pony Express Ride

Dec. 7

At this annual event, the Gruene Historic District receives Pony Express riders from the Heritage Tr...

Gruene Town Lighting

Dec. 7

After a day of festivities, Gruene closes out this event with a brass band street performance at 5 p...

"Bah Humbug"

Dec. 7

It's Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" with a twist: one actor plays every role in this powerful ...

Downtown Holiday Stroll and Sing-Along

Dec. 7

Sing carols and watch the Texas State Capitol Christmas tree light up. Then take a stroll down Congr...

Jonas Brothers in Concert

Dec. 7

The sibling trio brings its Happiness Begins tour to the Frank Erwin Center, with special guests Beb...

Oma's Christmas Craft Fair

Dec. 7-8

For more than 35 years vendors have been bringing their wares to Oma's Christmas Craft Fair—everyt...

Boerne Concert Band: Christmas Concert

Dec. 8

The nonprofit organization provides a venue for local musicians to present concerts for families to ...

"It's a Wonderful Life" Radio Show

Dec. 1, 6-8

A beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. ...

Gruene Christmas Market Days

Dec. 7-8

Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items, and packaged Texas foods. A perfec...

Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist, Christmas Edition

Dec. 8

Gruene decks its Hall for Christmas in the tradition of a New Orleans–style gospel brunch but with...

Blue Christmas

Dec. 14

Stroll in the park and enjoy Christmas-themed vendors, food trucks, and hot drinks. Sit by the fire ...

The Christmas Town

Dec. 6-7, 13-14

Open two weekends, Christmas Town includes live seasonal music, hayrides, holiday decorations, free ...

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam

Dec. 14

Every second Saturday of the month, bring your instrument and play along or just come and enjoy tale...

The Christmas Journey

Dec. 13-14

The journey is a free drive-through presentation of the story of Christmas depicted in nine scenes, ...

ArtMart Christmas Gift Showcase

Dec. 3-7, 10-14

A holiday shopping showcase with artists from across the state. ...

Texas Furniture Makers Show

Dec. 3-7, 10-14

The annual juried furniture show celebrates its 20th year of showcasing the best furniture makers in...

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Dec. 14

The 27th annual Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run benefit St. Jude's Ranch for Children. Awards a...

Bruce and Kelly’s Holiday Shindig

Dec. 14

Married singer-songwriters Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis return to Austin's historic Paramount Thea...

2019 Christmas Wine Affair

Dec. 1-15

Tickets include a Tasting Passport to receive complimentary tastings and wine discounts at dozens of...

The Singing Christmas Tree

Dec. 14-15

Local volunteers present this one-hour concert (“Der Singende Weihnachtsbaum” in German) standin...

LBJ Tree Lighting

Dec. 15

Celebrating its 50th year, this annual holiday event was started by President and Mrs. Johnson. It h...

Christmas with the 5 Browns

Dec. 19

Presented by Boerne Performing Arts, this concert features five sibling pianists who famously studie...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

Dec. 19

Sample Texas’ best wines and craft brews at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic District. On the thir...

Winter Solstice Celebration Circle

Dec. 21

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with this evening featuring the natural beauty of Cave Without a Name ...

Luckenbach Christmas Ball

Dec. 21

Enjoy this annual holiday dance in the historic Luckenbach Texas Dance Hall with a performance by Ke...

Christmas Market Days

Dec. 14-15, Dec. 21-22

On the second weekend of every month, Main Plaza is home to an outdoor market where hundreds of boot...

"A Christmas Carol"

Dec. 13-15, 20-22

Fredericksburg Theater Company brings the Charles Dickens' holiday classic to life as a live 1940s r...

Trade Days

Dec. 20-22

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, with acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music....

Photos with Cowboy Kringle

Dec. 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22

Create a Christmas memory by taking photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa. Picture...

Trail of Lights

Dec. 10-23

Returning for its 55th year, Trail of Lights is the largest holiday tradition in the state capitol, ...

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 13-24

Shop for gifts and art while listening to local bands live in concert at this iconic annual holiday ...

Texas Gun and Knife Show

Dec. 28-29

Find new and used guns, knives, gold and silver coins, jewelry, camping gear, military supplies, and...

Winter Wonderland at the Circuit

Nov. 30-Dec. 29

See Circuit of The Americas transformed into a winter wonderland full of light displays and other ho...

Roaring '20s New Year's Eve Bash

Dec. 31

The theme to ring in 2020 is "Putting on the Ritz." Come all dolled up in your flapper dresses and A...

Polar Bear Plunge

Jan. 1

Participate in the Fun Run with the finish line being a plunge into the famous Blue Hole. Registrati...

USO-Style New Year's Eve Hangar Dance

Dec. 31

Welcome the new year at this 1940's-style dance with swing dance lessons, big band live music, a cos...

Luckenbach New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31

Usher in the New Year with one heck of a party in the historic Luckenbach Texas Dance Hall....

Countdown to 2020

Dec. 31

Featuring live music, food trucks, and a midnight ball drop. Don't forget to bring a blanket and cha...

Polar Bear Challenge

Jan. 1

On New Year’s Day, Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly hosts a Polar Bear Challenge with participants b...

New Year's Eve at Gruene Hall

Dec. 31

A Gruene Hall favorite returns to help ring in the new year at Texas’ Oldest Dance Hall. ...

Hair of the Dog Day

Jan. 1

Shake off New Year's Eve by spending New Year's Day enjoying free live shows all day at Gruene Hall....

First Friday Art Walk

Jan. 3

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewin...

First Friday Wine Share

Jan. 3

A fun way to meet new wines, people, places of business, or art. Please bring no more than one bottl...

Camerata San Antonio String Quartet

Jan. 4

Camerata San Antonio presents chamber music of the highest caliber as well as being equally committe...

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating

Dec. 1, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020

This annual outdoor ice skating event celebrates the season while also benefiting local nonprofit or...

Hill Country Cowboy Breakfast

Jan. 10

Fun family festivities and a free breakfast served by local 4-H and Future Farmers of America kids k...

Kendall County Junior Livestock Show and Sale

Jan. 5-11

Come see what the future farmers and ranchers of Kendall County have raised, including poultry, lamb...

Symphony of the Hills

Jan. 11

The professional symphony orchestra rings in the new year with "Out of this World: Music of the Cosm...

Boerne Market Days

Jan. 11-12

Since 1850, Main Plaza has hosted an outdoor market that blends the traditions of the Texas Hill Cou...

Bill Anderson in Concert

Jan. 12

An afternoon of songs and stories about songs provided by one of the best-loved artists in country m...

A Thirst for Nature Event

Jan. 16

Every third Thursday of the month, the Cibolo Nature Center hosts a specially themed Thirst for Natu...

Film Festival

Jan. 18

See films created by Texas filmmakers, featuring made-in-Texas films. ...

Luckenbach Blues Festival

Jan. 18

The 13th annual blues festival is an all-day celebration featuring local, regional, and Texas blues ...

Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show

Jan. 12-18

Enjoy the fun and excitement at the fifth largest junior livestock show in Texas, which is celebrati...

Trade Days

Jan. 17-19

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, with acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music....

Hill Country Gem and Mineral Show

Jan. 18-19

The 51st annual gem and mineral show, organized by the Fredericksburg Rockhounds, includes artifacts...

Take 3 Trio in Concert

Jan. 19

The Fredericksburg Music Club presents this "genre-defying trio" that performs American standards an...

3M Half Marathon

Jan. 19

More than 7,500 runners annually attempt to beat their personal bests at one of the country's fastes...

Martin Luther King Jr. March and Festival

Jan. 20

Join the march from the MLK statue at the University of Texas campus to historic Huston-Tillotson ...

Chance the Rapper in Concert

Jan. 23

After postponing his tour following the birth of his second daughter, Chance the Rapper hits the roa...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 25

Find a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the United States...

Wimberley Art and Soul

Jan. 24-26

This is an edu-tainment weekend in Wimberley with a wide variety of creative workshops, awesome even...

Winter Market

Jan. 25-26

Vendors from all over the state and beyond will be here to present their art, jewelry, gourmet food,...

Voctave in Concert

Jan. 30

Boerne Performing Arts presents Voctave, an 11-member a cappella group from the Central Florida area...

Renaissance Festival

Jan. 24-26; Feb. 1-2

Open rain, shine, or cold. Travel back in time to the Middle Ages and experience a fun-filled, famil...

Game Day 5K and Tailgate Party

Feb. 2

Come in your favorite team jersey and burn some calories at this 5K and tailgate party. Earn a footb...

First Friday Art Walk

Feb. 7

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments and extended viewing...

First Friday Wine Share

Feb. 7

A fun way to meet new wines, people, places of business, or art. Please bring no more than one bottl...

Love! Life! Art! @ Point Venture!

Feb. 8

This is a juried fine art show featuring regional artists. Art mediums include acrylics, digital art...

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam

Feb. 8

Every second Saturday of the month, bring your instrument and play along or just come and enjoy tale...

Boerne Market Days

Feb. 8-9

Since 1850, Main Plaza has hosted an outdoor market that blends the traditions of the Texas Hill Cou...

Sweethearts Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist

Feb. 9

IIn the tradition of a New Orleans–style gospel brunch, this event couples awe-inspiring gospel mu...

Valentine's Day Glass Class

Feb. 14

Glassblowing is a passionate art. Create your own glass lily or heart paperweight in a hands-on glas...

"One Night in Memphis"

Feb. 14

True American music featuring acclaimed national talent guaranteed to get you rocking and rolling....

Luckenbach Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 14-15

Get back to the basics of love during this annual camping event with plenty of boot scootin' in the ...

Daddy and Daughter Dance

Feb. 15

The 12th annual Daddy and Daughter dance is a magical evening filled with dinner and dancing guarant...

Trade Days

Feb. 14-16

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, with acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music....

Anne-Marie Shaver in Concert

Feb. 16

Fredericksburg Music Club presents a concert by the Arizona-based musicologist, flutist, and educato...

Old Gruene Market Days

Feb. 15-16

Shop at nearly 100 vendors offering uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. ...

Austin Marathon

Feb. 16

Not just a marathon, but a half marathon and 5K, too. The annual race attracts more than 20,000 part...

A Thirst for Nature Event

Feb. 20

Every third Thursday of the month, the Cibolo Nature Center hosts a specially themed Thirst for Natu...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

Feb. 20

Sample Texas’ best wines and craft brews at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic District. On the thir...

Storytelling Fest

Feb. 22

Listen as storytellers share their experiences from hilarious to heartwarming. ...

Farmers' Market

Dec. 6-Feb. 22

Every Friday, this producer-only market offers a variety of locally sourced produce, meat, eggs, bre...

Boerne Spring Antiques Show

Feb. 22-23

This show features exhibitor booths overflowing with the finest American antiques found in the marke...

Wine Lovers Celebration

Feb. 7-23

Get tickets online to receive full complimentary tastings and wine discounts at dozens of participat...

Symphony of the Hills

Feb. 27

The professional symphony orchestra performs concerts that blend classical and contemporary. This mo...

Just Between Friends Sale

Feb. 27-29

Seek out wonderful deals on infant and children's clothing, gear, and toys as well as maternity wear...

"Young Frankenstein"

Feb. 14-16, 21-23, 28-29; March 1

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the musical comedy about Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced ...

"Fashion Forward"

Dec. 21, 2019-April 12, 2020

Fashion takes center stage in this exhibition showcasing the history of style in Texas, particularly...

Guided Tours of Jacob's Well Natural Area

Dec. 14-April 25

Free guided tours are offered every second and fourth Saturday of every month October through April....

This Light of Ours

Feb. 15-May 31

The Bullock Museum presents This Light of Ours: Activist Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, a...

Ed Ruscha

Jan. 11-July 12

The iconic American artist and pioneer of the Pop Art movement, whose career spans 60 years, debuts ...

Gabriel García Márquez

Feb. 1-July 19

The Ransom Center digs into its collection for "The Making of a Global Writer," an exhibition featur...

Pfestive Pfarmers Market

Nov. 12-Dec. 17

Shop locally grown produce, prepared foods, and arts and crafts at the Green Red Barn during these s...

Hometown Holiday in the Hills

Nov. 28-Dec. 25

From photos with Santa and living nativities, to Christmas concerts and clothing/toy/food drives, Bu...

Old West Christmas Light Fest

Nov. 28-Dec. 25

Featuring a rustic, true Texas “Old West” town filled with holiday lights on beautiful ranchland...

Trail of Lights

Nov. 30-Dec. 28

Stroll the grounds at EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens and delight in the holiday displays. Live enterta...

Nativity Figures Display

Nov. 28-Dec. 31

Life-size nativity figures grace Comfort Park each year from Thanksgiving through December. These hi...

Burnet County Courthouse Holiday Lights Spectacular

Nov. 24, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020

Visit the Burnet County Courthouse to experience a first-class light spectacular for the whole famil...

Holiday Light Stroll

Nov. 30, 2019-Jan. 6, 2020

The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines debuts this event, with the resort’s grounds turned into a magical fo...

"Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders"

Oct. 27, 2019-Jan. 12, 2020

From griffins and giants to demons and dragons, monsters have enthralled people throughout time. In ...

"Arte Sin Fronteras: Prints from the Self Help Graphics Studio"

Oct. 27, 2019-Jan. 12, 2020

This show highlights the radical, inventive, and formally rigorous work that Chicanx printmakers ...

Hill Country Gem and Mineral Show

Jan. 18-19

Shop dealers from throughout the Southwest; watch demonstrations of gem faceting, rock cutting, and ...

The Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison Holiday Shindig

Dec. 7

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis are often described as one of the finest roots duos working in Texas,...

Mistletoe Market

Dec. 7

Featuring handmade goods by local and Texas artists and artisans, including jewelry, ceramics, house...

Fall Farmers' Market

Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14

Every Thursday, “Get Fresh, Buy Local.” Enjoy live music, prepared foods, cooking demonstrations...

Trade Days

Nov. 15-17

Find more than 400 vendors in seven barns, acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music at this s...

Pacific Combat Living History Reenactment

Nov. 16-17

See equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle reenactment set on an island in the Pacific....

Wild Game Dinner

Nov. 23

This evening features wild game appetizers and beverages, as well as a live auction, raffle, and sil...

Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and German Pyramid

Nov. 29

Capturing the spirit and celebration of Christmas through the area's rich German heritage, with refr...

The Peddler Holiday Show

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Celebrating over 40 years as a favorite arts and crafts show, the event opens just in time for holid...

Trade Days Holiday Encore

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Shop at Trade Days twice in November and find more than 400 vendors in seven barns, acres of antique...

Fort Clark Days

March 6-7

Fort Clark Days is a family friendly, annual event held the second weekend of March. Celebrating the...

The Black Keys in Concert

Nov. 13

The Black Keys announced their extensive, thirty-one-date arena tour of North America. The "Let's Ro...

A Night of 5s: Science Mill Benefit

Nov. 16

Join the Science Mill for their annual benefit for delicious food, lively libations, music, and a fa...

The Artisan Exchange Market

Nov. 16

SprATX Ignite Program is hosting an Art Market to kick off the East Austin Studio Tours. Local artis...

Square Thru the Wildflowers Dance

March 6-7

Enjoy two days of square dancing, a fun activity that is good for the body and brain. There is free ...


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