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Hill Country Happenings: July 24 – 30, 2016

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Delve into a little art and culture this week in the Texas Hill Country. From movies and art exhibits to yoga and theater, there is a little something going on that will pique everyone’s interest. Best of all, it is all good, clean, family fun!

Here is your line-up, Texas Hill Country:

Sunday, July 24, 2016

CIN862746 The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth - The Great Coney Island Water Carnival, c.1898 (chromolitho) by American School, (19th century); Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA; (add.info.: Coney Island is a residential neighborhood, peninsula and beach on the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Brooklyn, New York City. Coney Island is well known as the site of amusement parks and a seaside resort. The attractions reached their peak during the first half of the 20th century.
The Ringling Brothers Circus was a circus founded in the United States in 1884 by five of the seven Ringling Brothers: Albert (1852–1916), August (1854–1907), Otto (1858–1911), Alfred T. (1862–1919), Charles (1863–1926), John (1866–1936), and Henry (1869–1918). In 1907 it acquired the Barnum & Bailey Circus, merging them in 1919 to become Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, promoted as The Greatest Show on Earth.); American,  out of copyright

Photo: theMcNay

Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo Gather the family for this fun-filled four-day event! There will be exciting rodeos, mutton bustin’, food, drinks, live music, arts and crafts vendors, kids activities, and a carnival lasting all four days! $5 per car per day. Rodeo tickets cost $20/night ages 13 and up; $10 ages 6-12; ages 5 and under are free. July 21-24, 2016. Ranch Park, 29401 RR 12, Dripping Springs, Texas. drippingspringsfairandrodeo.com

Free Family Day: Summer Spectacular The McNay Art Museum is hosting a fun family event that will take you and your family back to old-time Coney Island. There will be circus performers, art activities, and free admission to the museum’s newest exhibit Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008. Free. 1 – 4 p.m. McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas. mccnayart.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 service. Just come as you are! 10:00 a.m. Fredericksburg Marktplatz, Fredericksburg, Texas.

School of Rock Week Join Yogi Bear and his friends for a little Rock ‘n Roll! Kids will make instruments, play musical games, and participate in some karaoke. There will also be a talent show and an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Sunday. So, bring instruments from home and a mighty appetite! July 24 – 31, 2016. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Hill Country, 12915 Farm to Market 306 Canyon Lake, Texas. jellystonehillcountry.com

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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