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Hill Country Happenings: March 12-March 18, 2017

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Spring Break is finally here and with that a jam-packed calendar of events to come out and enjoy for the week, day, or just a quick get-away. Don’t forget the luck of the Irish is upon us as St. Patrick’s Day festivities are in full force on March 17th.

Rodeo’s, Festivals, and yes even crawfish season is here for all those mudbug fans out there. Take your pick and enjoy all the sites our beautiful Hill Country and beyond have to offer.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Crawfish
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2017 SXSW Festival For over 30 years the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) has launched the city of Austin, TX center stage as it transforms into a mecca for the world’s leaders in the creative industries of Film, Music, Interactive as well as Sustainability (Eco) and Education (Edu). There’s still time to register and get your tickets and 2017 SXSW Badges. With four badges to choose from, you’re sure to find the right venue for your needs with either a Platinum, Music, Film, or Interactive badge all providing extended access to networking, learning, and discovery. March 10-19th. For ticket prices, schedule information and list of keynote speakers, events, festivals, and conferences visit www.sxsw.com.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo March 7-26th is one of the largest and most anticipated rodeos of Texas. With a star-studded line-up of performers, a world class carnival, and some of the best bar-b-que in the state! Take a road trip down south to NRG Stadium and enjoy the award-winning art contest displays, horse shows, calf Scrambles, and livestock show. For ticket prices and schedule information visit www.rodeohouston.com 

Texas Hell Week 27th Celebrating its 27th anniversary (March 11-18). “Hundreds of riders have been coming to this German hamlet for some of the best rural riding this side of Eden,” states its website.  Located in Fredericksburg, TX, come out to enjoy the beautiful ride through some the Hill Country’s finest scenery. Contact (806) 499-3210 or visit www.hellweek.com for more information.