Hill country calendar wine, appetizers. Facebook. com/ SecondSaturdayGalleryTrail. THIRD SATURDAY MARBLE FALLS: Bluegrass, Country and Western, and Gospel. 6 pm to 10 pm. Boys and Girls Club. 830-898-1784. EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY DRIPPING SPRINGS: Craft Beer Tasting and Free Tour at Twisted X Brewing Company, live music and food. 23455 West Ranch Road 12. TexMexBeer.com.
ROUND MOUNTAIN: Tours at Westcave Preserve. westcave.org. SECOND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AUSTIN: Tours of Bright Leaf Natural Area. brightleaf.org. FOURTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY JOHNSON CITY: Market Days. Food, artisans, more. Information at JohnsonCityTexasChamber.com. JULY 3 BOERNE: Abendkonzerte. The Boerne
ErniE LEE New Release!
A Book of Poetry by Ernie Lee, the Bard of the Blanco
Signed copies or appearances
Available at Amazon.com or & Aim-HiBooks.com
Bring out the best!
34+ Years Experience
We Do What We Promise!
Great References • Friendly Service • Guaranteed!
Exterior Painting H Interior Painting H Restoration Staining H Decks H Carpentry H Drywall Repair
BallBrothersPainting.com PAGE 12 JULY 2017 R HILL COUNTRY SUN
Village Band is the longest continuously playing German band in the world outside of Germany. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. Main Plaza. visitboerne.org. JUNCTION: Freedom Celebration. Enjoy a concert and fireworks along the banks of the South Llano River at Junction City Park. junctiontexas.com. JULY 4 AUSTIN: Fourth of July Fireworks and Symphony. Auditorium Shores, roadwayevents.com. BANDERA: Cowboy Capital Opry.. Silver Sage Community Center. silversagecorral.org. BANDERA: Pet Parade. Enter anything you can lead, ride or carry. Bandera City Park. banderacowboycapital.com. BOERNE: Fourth of July Fireworks. Sponsored by the Boerne Fire Department at Boerne City Park. Bring chairs and picnics. visitboerne.org. DRIPPING SPRINGS: Fourth of July Fire in the Sky. Dripping Springs Ranch Park. destinationdrippingsprings.com. FREDERICKSBURG: Fourth of July Celebrations. visitfredericksburgtx.com. JOHNSON CITY: FourthFest. Celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, food vendors, crafts, family fun at Blanco County Fairgrounds. lbjcountry.com. KERRVILLE: Robert Earl Keen’s Fourth on the River. Enjoy food, vendor booths, the Guadalupe River, live music, a free concert featuring Robert Earl Keen, and, of course, fireworks. Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive. kerrvilles4th.org. KYLE: Independence Day Fireworks Show. cityofkyle.com/recreation. NEW BRAUNFELS: Fourth of July Patriotic Celebration A morning parade kicks off the holiday, while the day wraps up with a spectacular fireworks show. Downtown and Landa Park. innewbraunfels.com. ROUND ROCK: July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration. Austin Symphonic Band performs at Old Settlers’ Park. austinsymphonicband.org. STONEWALL: July Fourth at the Sauer- Beckmann Living History Farm. Experience how German pioneers celebrated Independence Day in 1915. Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. tpwd.state.tx.us. TAYLOR: Fireworks. Free display of booming fireworks at Murphy Park, 1600 Veteran’s Drive. taylormadetexas.com. WIMBERLEY: Annual Independence Day Parade. More than 80 entries, with bands, horses, and floats. wimberley.org. JULY 6 AUSTIN: “The Wizard of Oz.” zilker.org, 512-479-9491. JULY 7 FREDERICKSBURG: First Friday Art Walk. Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewing hours the first Friday of every month. Participating fine art galleries in Fredericksburg. ffawf.com. WIMBERLEY: Cool Art by Hot Artists! Kick off of Wimberley Valley Art League
annual show and sale at Community Center, with about 40 artists selling more than 100 works. wimberleyartleague.org. JULY 7-9 NEW BRAUNFELS: Ink Masters Tattoo Expo. New Braunfels Civic/ Convention Center, 375 South Castell. inkmasterstattooexpo.com. WIMBERLEY: Wimberley Valley Art League (WVAL) Cool Art Show. Original fine art in many media from local artists on display and for sale at Wimberley Community Center. WimberleyArtLeague.com. JULY 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 WIMBERLEY: Wimberley Players Present“Cabaret.” Experience this Tony Award-winning musical with iconic favorites like “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” wimberleyplayers.org. JULY 7, 20 BOERNE: Abendkonzerte. Boerne Village Band performs at Main Plaza. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics. visitboerne.org. JULY 8 BOERNE: Moondance Concert Series. Enjoy live music under the oaks and evening stars. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road. visitboerne.org. KYLE: Market Days Farmers market, homemade arts and crafts, live music, and fun activities. City Square Park. cityofkyle.com/recreation. JULY 8-9 BOERNE: Market Days. Main Plaza. visitboerne.org. JULY 9 BANDERA: Second Sunday Music Fest. frontiertimesmuseum.org. JULY 14 DRIPPING SPRINGS: Mike Stinson. Live music at Mercer Street Dancehall. www. mercerstreetdancehall.com. JULY 14-15 TAYLOR: Taylor Rodeo Association Annual Rodeo. WilCo Expo Center. taylorrodeo.com. JULY 14-16 FREDERICKSBURG: Trade Days. Shop more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, a biergarten, live music, more. 355 Sunday Farms Lane. fbgtradedays.com. JULY 14-29 INGRAM: Hill Country Arts Foundation Presents “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” In a magical underwater kingdom, a young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home behind and live in the world above. hcaf.com. JULY 15 DRIPPING SPRINGS: Bobby Flores. Live music at Mercer Street Dancehall. www. mercerstreetdancehall.com. FREDERICKSBURG: Night in Old Fredericksburg. Celebrate heritage of the Texas Hill Country with a barbecue and chili cook-off, live music, food, drinks, more. Gillespie County Fairgrounds. gillespiefair.com. JULY 15-16 AUSTIN: Body Mind Spirit Expo. Holistic expo focuses on advancements in spiritual and planetary awakening at Palmer Events Center. bmse.net.