Things to Do

Hill Country Happenings: May 2 – May 8, 2016

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Saturday, May 7

16th Annual Mounted Scavenger Hunt & Trail Ride Presented by Triple H Equitherapy Center, the Hills, Horses & Hidden Treasures scavenger hunt is a perfect way to spend your Saturday in the Hill Country. Please visit their FB page for fees and times. Triple H Equitherapy, 791 Backhaus Rd., Pipe Creek, Texas.

FlowerCountry 5k logo with wildflowers in a cowboy boot

Texas Flower Country Women’s 5K/10K Run This wonderful women’s run is benefiting the Wounded Warriors of Nebo. Enjoy a post-race champagne brunch, free massages, great music and shopping at the finish line. The 5k course features 2 aid stations, with four stops for 10k participants. Check out the official website for fees, deadlines and other important information. Wildseed Farms, Fredericksburg, Texas.

Hauptstrasse Quiltfest Come join us for a beautiful outdoor quilt show.  Hundreds of beautiful handmade quilts will be on display on Boerne’s Main Plaza and along Main St adorning front porches in historic Downtown Boerne. Quilt makers can participate by registering here: apm.activecommunities.comFree. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Main Street, Boerne, Texas.

Family Day At Lehnis Railroad Museum The Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum exhibits the railroad history of Brownwood, Central Texas, and the American Southwest. Enjoy running model trains of every shape and size, and even take a mini-train ride for just $2 a rider. $2 entry, 5 years and younger, free. Lehnis Railroad Museum, 700 E. Adams, Brownwood, Texas.

Fandangle Sampler The evening includes a catered BBQ dinner by the Salt Lick, beer and wine, live country music by Jake Penrod and his “Million Dollar Cowboys” and dancing under the oak trees on the banks of the Pedernales. $50 – $500. 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch, 1048 State Park Road 49, Stonewall, Texas.

Sunday, May 8

Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch with a Twist The Gospel Brunch is led by Bret Graham, one of Gruene Hall’s favorite country musicians. Bret sings his cowboy style Gospel tunes and accompanies The Gospel Silvertones, one of Austin’s most uplifting Gospel groups. The New Orleans-style gospel brunch also features a buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. $30. 9:30 a.m. Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, Texas.