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Hill Country Happenings: July 3 – July 9, 2016

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Get ready for some Texas Hill Country excitement, because there are events all week long! The beginning of the week is, of course, dedicated to 4th of July celebrations. However, the party doesn’t stop there. While there may not be fireworks come the end of the week, there is plenty of what makes Texas Hill Country what it is. We guarantee you there will be plenty of music, fun, shopping, and lots and lots of tomatoes!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Events
Photo: Facebook/ Aqua Boom July 4th Kingsland Texas

Aqua Boom, BBQ & Friday Night Steak Cook-Off – Bar-B-Que Cook-Off This can’t-miss annual event is sure to knock your socks off over the Fourth of July weekend with a children’s parade, aqua boom land parade, arts and crafts vendors, cow’ographers Wild West Show, Reed Helicopter rides, barbeque and chili cook-off, patriotic dinner and fish fry, street dance, poker run, horseshoe pitch and washer toss, obstacle course race, raft race, rubber duckie race, boat parade, live music. Whew! That’s a lot of down home family fun! Events are scheduled all over town so be sure to check out Kingland’s Aquaboom Schedule of Events to plan your weekend. Fireworks will be held on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the 2900 River Bridge. Free. July 1 – 4, 2016. Kingsland, Texas. kingslandaquaboom.org

Beauty and the Beast Who’s in for some adventure, danger, intrigue, romance, and a talking candlestick? Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a time-honored classic that has captured the hearts of families world-wide. The Fredericksburg Theater Company is proud to open Season 20 with a revival of their 2006 blockbuster hit, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale of Belle, the Beast and a curse that can only be broken by love. Reserve your seats to enjoy in this “tale as old as time” that is sure to please families and children of all ages. Highlights from the popular score include “Be Our Guest”, “Gaston” and the moving title song “Beauty and the Beast.” Rated G. Adults $29, children 17 and under $12. June 17 – July 3, 2016. Times vary. Fredericksburg Theater Company, 1668 S. US Hwy 87, Fredericksburg, Texas. fredericksburgtheater.org/season-20