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Hill country calendar Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, food and drinks, family, and friendly dogs on leashes for evening full of music, dancing. Cibolo Nature Center. visitboerne.org. WIMBERLEY: Market Days. More than 475 booths along a windy, shady path featuring treasures of all sorts. Live music and great barbecue, too. Lions Field, 601 Farm Market 2325. shopmarketdays.com. AUGUST 5-6 FREDERICKSBURG: Pacific Combat Living History Reenactment. See equipment and weapons used during World War II and a battle reenactment set on an island in the Pacific. National Museum of the Pacific War Pacific Combat Zone. pacificwarmuseum.org. AUGUST 5, 19 BOERNE: Hot Rod Night. Soda Pops, 103 North Main St. visitboerne.org. AUGUST 11-12 JUNCTION: HCFA Rodeo and Dance. Hill Country Fair Association hosts summer classic featuring a parade, rodeo, dancing, and bull riding. junctiontexas. com. AUGUST 11-13, 18-20., 25-27 STONEWALL: Grape Stomp at Pedernales Cellars. Celebrate the grape harvest grape stomping, live music and award-winning wines. pedernalescellars.com. AUGUST 11-20 FREDERICKSBURG: “The Marvelous Wonderettes.” Musical featuring more than 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits—a musical trip down memory lane. Fredericksburg Theatre Company. fredericksburgtheater. org. AUGUST 11-26 INGRAM: “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic into a murderously funny adventure. Hill Country Arts Foundation. hcaf.com. AUGUST 12 AUSTIN: Ice Cream Festival This annual festival is fun for the whole family with games, activities, contests, live entertainment, and, of course, ice cream to keep you cool and happy. Fiesta Gardens. austinicecreamfestival.com. JUNCTION: The Martin Car Show. Annual event features old, unique, customized hot rods and many other categories of vehicles, which allows anyone to show off their automobiles. Courthouse Square. junctiontexas.com. KYLE: Market Days. Farmers market, homemade arts and crafts, live music, and fun activities. City Square Park. cityofkyle.com/recreation. AUGUST 12-13 BOERNE: Market Days. Artists, crafters, and vendors share their creative talents and wares to the sounds of homegrown Texas music. Main Plaza, visitboerne.org. AUGUST 12-13, 26-27 FREDERICKSBURG: Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing. Fun for the whole family featuring a full slate of live quarter horse and thoroughbred races at Gillespie County Fairgrounds. gillespiefair.com. AUGUST 17-20 JOHNSON CITY: Blanco County Fair and Rodeo. Rodeo events, music,

vendors, rides, and food at Blanco County Fairgrounds. lbjcountry.com. AUGUST 18-20 FREDERICKSBURG: Trade Days. More than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, biergarten, music, more. 355 Sunday Farms Lane. fbgtradedays.com. NEW BRAUNFELS: Lone Star Gourd Festival. See award-winning gourd art at this American Gourd Society sanctioned competition, plus demonstrations, more. Classes available August 16 -17 prior to festival. New Braunfels Convention Center. texasgourdsociety.org. AUGUST 18 - SEPTEMBER 15 INGRAM: “Color, Value, and Hue.” Exhibit focuses on understanding uses of color in art. Open to all media. Hill Country Arts Foundation. hcaf.com. AUGUST 19 AUSTIN: Bat Fest. Celebrate as the world’s largest urban bat colony (the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats who take up seasonal residence beneath the Ann Richard’s Congress Avenue Bridge) take to the skies for their nightly flight. Live music, kids’ activities, costume contest, more. Congress Avenue Bridge, 100 S. Congress Avenue. roadwayevents.com. KERRVILLE: Kids’ Off-Road Triathlon. Swim, bike, run for ages pre-K through 18. Singing Wind Park. kerrville.org. AUGUST 19-20 GRUENE: Market Days. Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Historic District. gruenemarketdays.com. AUGUST 20 AUSTIN: Quesoff. Annual food competition of Texas-size proportions, where the city’s best queso-makers come together to share their best dips and spread the queso love. The Mohawk, 912 Red River Street. mohawkaustin.com. AUGUST 24-27 FREDERICKSBURG: Gillespie County Fair and Parade. Agricultural, livestock, and home skills displays at the 129th annual event, including horse racing, concerts, dances, carnival and midway all at the longest continuously running fair in Texas. Parade starts at 10 am Friday on Main Street. gillespiefair.com. AUGUST 26 STONEWALL: Grape Stomp at Chisholm Trail Winery. Celebrate the grape harvest by stomping on grapes and enjoying food and live music.chisholmtrailwinery.com. STONEWALL: Movies Under the Stars: “All the Way.” Enjoy a film on the LBJ Ranch— just like friends of President Lyndon Johnson experienced. The LBJ biopic “All the Way” (2016) will be shown on a large outdoor screen. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments. Free admission LBJ National Historical Park. nps.gov/lyjo. TAYLOR: Kid Fish Registration begins at 8:30 am and fishing starts at 9am. Free to children ages 15 and younger. Bull Branch Park, 904 Dellinger Drive. taylormadetexas.com. AUGUST 26-27 JOHNSON CITY: Market Days. Local artisans and craftsmen sell their wares. City Park, U.S. 290 and Avenue G.

lbjcountry.com. STONEWALL: Grape Stomp at Becker Vineyards. Celebrate end of grape harvest; barrels cut in half and filled with grapes to stomp. beckervineyards. com. AUGUST 27 STONEWALL: 109th Anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Birthday. Visitors are invited to attend a wreathlaying ceremony at the Johnson family cemetery. In honor of President Johnson’s birthday, tours of the Texas White House will be free. LBJ Ranch, LBJ National Historical Park. nps.gov/lyjo. SEPTEMBER 2-3 WIMBERLEY: Gunner Thames Memorial Rodeo. Chester Franklin Arena at Veterans Park. www.GunnerThames.com.

SEPTEMBER 9 DRIPPING SPRINGS: Dripping with Taste Wine and Food Festival. www. DrippingWithTaste.com. OCTOBER 28-29 NEW BRAUNFELS: Train Show at the Civic Center. Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Admission $8 adults, $2 kids 5-13. Free train ride on Landa Park Railroad for children up to 10 years of age. www.nbrrm.org; email jedmondson@satx.rr.com. NOVEMBER 3 WIMBERLEY: HerbFest 2017. Enjoy lunch, tastings, Herb Shoppe, silent auction and speakers. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 101 Spoke Hill Drive at Ranch Road 12. 11 am to 2 pm. www.hillcountryherbs.org.

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