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Hill Country Happenings: March 19-March 25, 2017

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Spring is upon us and with that plenty of sights and sounds to enjoy around our beautiful Hill Country. Take in a festival, enjoy a trade show, rock out at a concert, visit an art exhibit, or join in the fun of a fishing tournament. The sky’s the limit this week, so take your pick of adventures to venture on.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Rodeo 2017
Photo: Sonia Ramirez

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

Silver Spur Gun & Blade Trade Show Get ready to come out and buy, trade, sell, or just look around among the various vendors participating. Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive Fredericksburg TX 78624 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact Kim Sansom by phone (806) 253-1322 or by email at [email protected] or visit

Music Jamboree Benefiting the historic Fischer store school community center renovation project. Silent auction fundraiser. Meal included with ticket. Fischer Hall, 701 Fischer Store Road. 5 – 8 p.m. Tickets required. Contact Loy Moe by phone (281) 851-5134 or visit

Annual Bluegrass, Bluebonnets & BBQ Come out to enjoy the scenery at Becker Vineyards. There will be Bluegrass performances, Bluebonnets, and BBQ in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, with wine and more. (PLEASE NOTE THEY ENCOURAGE YOU TO BRING YOUR SOFT CAMP CHAIRS FOR THIS EVENT!) Winery Hours are Noon-6 p.m.  There is a $15 Wine Tasting Fee. The Wood Street Bloodhounds will be performing live from 1-4 p.m. Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall, Texas.