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Hill Country Happenings: July 31 – August 6, 2016

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These are what many consider the “dog days of summer” — the hottest days of the year in the Texas Hill Country. By now, we are all going a little stir crazy sitting inside waiting for it to cool down. No worries! Just because it’s hot outside, doesn’t mean there aren’t any cool events to get you out of the house.

This week, we go shopping! Not just any kind of shopping, but the kind of shopping that brings communities together. From farmer’s markets to yard sales, there will be plenty of goodies to sift through that will cater to anyone’s tastes. Bring plenty of water and head out to one of these fine events this week:

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Hill Country Happenings Jewelry

Photo: Pixabay

Death by Chocolate Yes, please! Dive down a chocolate slip n’ slide, participate in a chocolate milk chugging contest and try your hand at chocolate bar bingo. Cool off at the chocolate ice cream social and wind down while you watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Guadalupe Stage outdoor theatre! July 28 – 31, 2016. Jelly Stone Guadalupe River Camp-Resort, 2605 Junction Hwy 27, Kerrville, Texas. jellystoneguadalupe.com

Freddyburg Youth Theater Presents Aladdin Jr. Take the family on a magic carpet ride as the youth of the Fredericksburg Theater Co. put on an impressive show full of adventure, romance, and magic! Adults $12; Children 17 and under $10. July 28 – 31, 2016. Fredericksburg Theater Co., 1668 S. US Hwy 87, Fredericksburg, Texas. fredericksburgtheater.org

Hill Country Swap Meet Peruse through trinkets galore at this all-time favorite swap meet. Free. 8 a.m. – noon. Lady Bird Johnson Park, Fredericksburg, Texas. earhartproductions.com

North American Wholesale Jewelry & Gift Show Everyone loves a little bit of shiny! Shop for yourself, or find the perfect gift for a loved one at this incredible jewelry show. $5. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Convention Center, 375 S Castell Ave., New Braunfels, Texas. nashows.com

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Bandera Farmers Market
Photo: Facebook/Bandera Farmers Market

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