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Hill Country Happenings: August 28 – September 3, 2016

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The weather cools down, and the Hill Country scene heats up! As the Gillespie County Fair winds down, a bunch of other exciting events pop-up to celebrate cities, wine, music, and rodeos. Here is your weekly line-up, Texas Hill Country:

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Gillespie County Fair RidesPhoto: Facebook/Gillespie County Fair & Festivals, Inc.

Gillespie County Fair Are you ready for the granddaddy of all county fairs? We sure are! The “oldest, continuously running county fair in Texas” brings you all you could ever hope for at a county fair and then some, and jams it into four exciting days and nights. Bring your comfy shoes and have a blast at the carnival, livestock and agricultural exhibits, arts and crafts exhibits, the horse races, and then do a little dancing to some of the best music the Texas Hill Country has to offer. August 25-28, 2016. Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Dr off TX 16, 2 mi S of town, Fredericksburg, Texas. gillespiefair.com

Heritage Antique Tractor & Engine Show Go back in time to the good ‘ol days and check out some antique tractors, a 1920s replica farmhouse, agricultural displays, and an antique tractor pull! The Heritage Antique Tractor & Engine Show will be held in conjunction with the Gillespie County Fair. August 25-28, 2016. Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Dr off TX 16, 2 mi South of town, Fredericksburg, Texas. rustyiron.org

New Cowboy Church Attend this Sunday morning worship service to celebrate God’s grace, love, and mercy. Service is held at the Fredericksburg Marktplatz, so be sure to bring a chair, some donuts, and a coffee. Enjoy a little down-to-earth fellowship with your community and receive a free copy of Dan Kelley’s book “God Wrote You a Love Letter.” Since the church is run by volunteers, no offering plate is passed, just post-its, which Kelly explains he will talk about in the service. Just come as you are! 10 a.m. Fredericksburg Marktplatz, Fredericksburg, Texas.

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