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HILL COUNTRY CALENDAR GRUENE: Old Gruene Market Days. Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods in the charming Gruene Historic District. gruenemarketdays.com. KERRVILLE: Kerrville Summer Market. Arts and crafts event featuring gifts, jewelry, clothing, gourmet food, Texas handmade art, photography, holiday and home décor, and more. Free parking and hourly door prizes. Inn of the Hills Hotel and Conference Center. www. texasmarketguide.com. JULY 15-30 WIMBERLEY: EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents “The Three Little Pigs.” Ineractive theatre for ages 2-102. www. EmilyAnn.org. JULY 18 WIMBERLEY: Artist Expo. An evening of sharing art and learning about the art resources in the Wimberley Valley. Meet artists, gallery owners, musicians, photographers, suppliers and more. Refreshments and wine will be served. Reserve your display space today by contacting Shelley Esser at 512-753-9195 or Cathy Moreman 512-847-2201. JULY 20-23 DRIPPING SPRINGS: Fair and Rodeo. Vendors, kids activities, carnival, plus live music and a Saturday night dance at Dripping Springs Ranch Park. drippingspringsfairandrodeo.com. JULY 21 BOERNE: Star Party. Astronomy-

filled event features star experts with their telescopes for dazzling night-sky experiences. Meet near the pavilion, no registration required. Bring blankets, chairs and bug spray. Boerne City Lake Park, 1 City Lake Road. visitboerne.org. DRIPPING SPRINGS: Brady Honeycutt Live music at Mercer Street Dancehall. www.mercerstreetdancehall.com. JULY 22 BANDERA: National Day of the American Cowboy. Enjoy a Lil’ Wrangler Rodeo and fiddlers competition during the day, and an evening Ranch Rodeo. Mansfield Park, 2886 Texas 16 North. banderacowboycapital.com. BURNET: Summer Concert Series. Texas country band Reckless Kelly in concert; FlatlanCavalry opens. Haley Nelson Amphitheater. cityofburnet.com. DRIPPING SPRINGS: Springs Family Y Open House. 10 am to 2 pm. www. AustinYMCA.org. DRIPPING SPRINGS: Bracken Hale. Live music at Mercer Street Dancehall. www. mercerstreetdancehall.com. JOHNSON CITY: Art Walk. Galleries and shops are open for viewing and wine tasting from 4 pm to 8 pm. Nugent Avenue. lbjcountry.com. KERRVILLE: 14th Annual UGRA River Clean Up. Community event to remove trash from the Guadalupe River and raise awareness litter in the community. 8 am to noon at Flat Rock Lake Park. www. ugra.org/annualrivercleanup.html.

JULY 22-23 JOHNSON CITY: Market Days. Local artisans and craftsmen sell their wares at City Park. U.S. Highway 290 and Avenue G. lbjcountry.com. SAN MARCOS: Float Fest. Spend a day in San Marcos, floating the river and enjoying one of the most unique music festivals in Texas. Cool Ranch River, 601 Dupuy Ranch Road. floatfest.net. JULY 25-28 KERRVILLE: Heart of the Hills Golf Tournament. Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course, 1 Country Club Lane. hohkerr.com. JULY 27 BOERNE: A Thirst for Nature. Join the Cibolo Nature Center and their team of experts for an evening of themed cocktails and educational programs, this month about birds of prey. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road. visitboerne. org. JULY 27-30 FREDERICKSBURG: “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” Fredericksburg Theater Company presents a journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends, based on celebrated animated film. fredericksburgtheater.org. JUNCTION: Sizzler Professional Disc Golf Association Tournament. Close to 100 teams travel to the Texas Hill Country to participate, with a course located along the Llano River. 402 Main Street. junctiontexas.com.

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