Texas Hill Country Wineries Wine Month Trail – October 1 to 31

42 Texas Hill Country wineries participate with free tastings and discounts.

This year, your ticket will include a FULL tasting at each member winery. Tastings will be limited to four a day and you will receive a passport tasting book to help track where you’ve been. Tickets also include the 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery. Ticket quantities are limited and must be purchased online.

$35 per person or $60 per couple.

7th Annual Luckenbach Blues Festival – January 25

A full day of Blues of every kind featuring performances by Van Wilks, Malford Milligan, Paula Nelson, Texas Tornados, Nicholas David (from The Voice), Garrett LeBeau and more!  The Feedlot will be open for casual fare.  All ages welcome, but only the first 400 people will be allowed into the Dance Hall.

2 to 10 pm.  $25 per person.  Tickets available online.

Renewable Energy Roundup cancelled for 2011

Organizers of the Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair have announced the cancellation of this year’s event, which was scheduled in September. Look for news of reorganization and the fair’s return in 2012.

If you have reservations for the weekend of September 23-24 for the Energy Roundup and wish to cancel, call our office as soon as possible.

Hill Country Film Festival – April 28-30

Consider yourself a movie buff – up on all the latest? Ever attend a film festival like Sundance or the event held in Cannes, France? Now you can be a part of the film festival action by attending the second annual Hill Country Film Festival – a tribute to independent filmmaking, Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30 at the Stagecoach Theater in Fredericksburg. On the Saturday of the festival, event organizers will host the Texas Film Roundup to provide the public with free digitization converting Texas-related home movies to DVD – just be willing to leave an extra copy with the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, co-hosts of this mini event.

Book now to get a room!

Monarch Celebration at Wildseed Farms – October 18

Hey kids – come to Wildseed Farm and be a Butterfly Tagging Assistant! Enjoy butterfly tagging demonstrations, butterfly gardens and learn about the amazing story of the Monarch’s incredible journey. A fun and educational family activity. Free to the public – no reservations necessary. There will be tagged monarch releases at 11:30 am and 3 pm.

9:30 am to 3 pm. Free. Call (830) 990-1393 for details.

Texas Independence Day at Luckenbach, Texas – March 7

Luckenbach, Texas celebrates Texas Independence. Official Texas Flag retirement ceremony with Texas Rangers. Starting at noon, Brian Burns and Doug Moreland entertain and present history through music. The Texas Star Trail Ride comes through town around 3 to 4 pm – it’s a sight to behold. Then to end the day, Dusty Britches and The Rhythm Ranch Hands will be in the dancehall at 8 pm and there is no cover charge. For more information, call (830) 997-3224 or (888) 311-8990.