Things to Do
Hill Country Happenings: May 29 – June 4, 2016
Now is the perfect time in the Texas Hill Country for events, festivals, and rodeos. Summer is upon us, and school is letting out. Let’s not forget Memorial Day Weekend! Thank you to all the men and women in the armed forces for all that you do and have done for this country. Your hard work and sacrifices have not gone unnoticed.
Here is your Texas Hill Country line-up for this week.
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Bandera Stompede Memorial Day Weekend Celebration Blow-out Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at 11th Street Cowboy Bar with live Country Music at its best all weekend! Today features Country artists Junior Gordon, Marty Haggard, and Jeff Woolsey and the Dancehall Kings. $35 Day Pass, $100 Weekend Pass. Fun starts at 2 p.m. 11th Street Cowboy Bar, 307 11th St., Bandera, Texas. 11thstreetcowboybar.com
Fredericksburg Jaycees Crawfish Festival Get your hands on some mouthwatering helpings of red beans and rice, boudin, gumbo, and, of course, crawfish. For those who don’t like (or can’t have) crawfish, the festival will offer hamburgers, corn dogs, and plenty of German sausage – what Fredericksburg is known for. Food and fun for all ages. Children’s area for kids of all ages and arts and crafts of all kinds. Plus, there is a rock-climbing wall to challenge the young and the old. $5-$25. May 27 – 29, 2016 from 11 a.m. – midnight. Marktplatz, 126 W Main St, Fredericksburg, Texas. fbgcrawfish.com
Photo: Kerrville Folk Festival
Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrating it’s 45th anniversary, The Kerrville Folk Festival is the longest continuously running music festival of its kind in North America, running for 18 straight days and nights each May and June. It’s a place where those just developing their skills have the opportunity to play their music along- side master craftsmen. The festival is chock-full of activities such as workshops, canoeing, bike rides, and camping. Ticket prices vary per day. May 26-June 12, 2016. Quiet Valley Ranch, 3876 Medina Hwy, Kerrville, Texas. kerrville-music.com