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Upcoming Events in HILL COUNTRY

Austin

"Lady Bird: Beyond the Wildflowers"

April 4, 2020-August 8, 2021

This new exhibition celebrates the life and legacy of former first lady of the United States, Lady B...

"Design Shine"

Nov. 18, 2020-March 4, 2021

Created to showcase emerging talent in the fields of architecture and design, this annual competitio...

Virtual Exhibit: "The Brush is a Bow"

Dec. 18, 2020-Dec. 31, 2021

Howard Rains is an artist and master fiddler originally from Texas and now living in Kansas. Rains p...

"Mexico, the Border and Beyond: Selections from the Juan Antonio Sandoval Jr. Collection"

Dec. 19-Aug. 22

The Sandoval Collection is comprised of over 1,500 artworks, many of them created by Mexican and Lat...

A Talk with Food Writer Samin Nosrat

Feb. 2 (rescheduled date)

As an undergraduate studying English at UC Berkeley, Samin Nosrat took a detour into the kitchen at ...

Black Violin in Concert

Feb. 5

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Jo...

"To Kill a Mockingbird"

Feb. 9-14

Broadway in Austin and Texas Performing Arts present Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptatio...

South by Southwest

March 16-21

The annual tech, film, music, and comedy festival in the capital city moves to an all-online format....

City-Wide Vintage Sale

April 10-11

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, ligh...

Moontower Comedy Festival

April 16-17, May 15-16, June 25-26

Founded in 2011, this festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from arou...

Taste of Mexico

April 21

Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican-inspired cul...

Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K

April 25

The annual race attracts more than 20,000 participants from around the world and finishes at the Tex...

NASCAR at COTA

May 21-23

The inaugural NASCAR weekend at Circuit of The Americas features the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Seri...

City-Wide Vintage Sale

May 22-23

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, ligh...

Bat Fest

Aug. 29, 2021

Come see 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. ...

Moontower Comedy Festival

Sept. 22-25, 2021

Established in 2011, this festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from ...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 5-7, 2021

The annual culinary extravaganza offers three days of delicious food and wine along with panels and ...

Lauren Daigle in Concert

Nov. 5

Two-time Grammy Award-winner Lauren Daigle, who has sold out every one of her shows to date, opened ...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

Bandera

Wild Game Dinner

Jan. 31

Enjoy an expertly prepared wild game dinner featuring venison in different forms, from chili to gumb...

11th Street Cowboy Mardi Gras

Feb. 3-7

Four days of Cajun and cowboy fun start on Wednesday night with Cajun Steak Night. Thursday night fe...

Fiber and Arts Festival

March 4-6

At this Texas Hill Country experience that celebrates sheep and wool, attendees can participate in v...

Women's Ranch Rodeo and Kids' Mutton Busting

March 6

Capping off a weekend of events, this rodeo is presented by the Bandera ProRodeo Association and fea...

Ham Rodeo

March 12-13

This annual rodeo features vendors, wild hogs, barbecue, a Friday night concert, and interactive act...

Texas Hill Country Bike Week

March 25-28

Along with the Thunder in the Hills motorcycle rally, this event offers scheduled rides throughout t...

PRCA Rodeo

May 28-30

Bandera ProRodeo presents three exciting evenings featuring top PRCA rodeo cowboys and mutton bustin...

Stampede Days Arts and Crafts Fair

May 29-30

Enjoy this arts and crafts fair that features live entertainment on the courthouse lawn....

Riding on Faith Rodeo

June 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug. 6

This Friday night open rodeo features steer riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and mutton busting....

RiverFest

June 26

Kayak races and rentals, a river rodeo, a car show, live music, children's activities, and a barbecu...

Boerne

Bierfest

April 3

The fourth annual Bierfest serves up great brews, food, live music, games, art displays, and an auct...

Spring Tractor Pull and Handcrafted Market

April 17

Shop for unique one-of-a-kind items from local artisans selling artwork, woodwork, ceramics, handblo...

Texas Corvette Association Car Show

April 17

Main Street is lined with Corvettes of all shapes, sizes, and colors. It's truly an incredible sight...

QuiltFest, Vintage Trucks, and Antique Tractor Pull

May 1

Quilters are encouraged to enter their works of art to be displayed for all to enjoy at this non-com...

Brownwood

Salon des Refuses Gallery

Dec. 7-20

Featuring artwork submitted but not chosen for the Stars of Texas show, this exhibit is located at t...

Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit

Feb. 7-20

This juried regional exhibit, displayed at the historic Santa Fe Depot, runs for two weeks and culmi...

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