The LBJ State Park & Historic Site will host a fishing clinic for children and their parents from 10 am to 12 pm. After the clinic, participants will be able to fish in the state park on the banks of the Pedernales River. This is an annual event to get outdoors and have fun. This event is hosted through a partnership by LBJ State Park & Historic Park and Wal-Mart. Fishing equipment and worms provided or bring your own. Fishing is free. Please no dogs.
Load up the kids and head out to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site on Hwy 290 E. near Stonewall for a Seed Stomp from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. Help scatter wildflower seeds in open areas and fields to help ensure a gorgeous park facility next spring. All seeds and containers will be provided by the park at this free event. For more information, call 830-644-2252.
Enjoy and learn more about the great Texas Hill Country outdoors on a guided nature walk at the Lyndn B. Johnson Park & State Historic site in Stonewall, on Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
See wildflowers, wildlife and an 1800’s German log cabin house while walking the trails.
Free, but donations encouraged. Water, binoculars and cameras are recommended.
Take the kids to participate in an old-fashioned Easter celebration at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at the Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park on Hwy 290 near Stonewall during its Easter Traditions event on Saturday, April 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Costumed interpreters provide insight to life as early German settlers, showing how those early settlers performed Easter traditions, like dyeing eggs naturally and building grass nests. While there, stop by to see all of the Farm’s newborn animals. There’s no cost to attend; however, donations are always welcome. For details, call 830-644-2252.
The 7th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960’s.
This year, the 50th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will be celebrated. Highlighting the day will be a ceremony at 2 pm at the one-room Junction School. At that site on April 11, 1965, President Johnson signed the landmark law that for the first time provided extensive federal funding of the nation’s elementary, junior high and high schools.
Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.
Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.
8th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour provides routes of 10, 30, 42, 62 and 85 miles throughout the scenic Texas Hill Country taking riders on quiet country roads and past historical landmarks. The ride begins and ends on the LBJ Ranch airstrip. Ride begins at 9 am and event ends at 5 pm. At the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Parks in Stonewall. You can register online.
Bring the family and get into the holiday spirit learning about edible ornaments, wreath making, candle making and other holiday activities and traditions from the early 1900’s.
Free, but donations encouraged.
At the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at the LBJ State Park & Historic Site on Hwy 290 E. from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday.
Wreath laying at the Family Cemetery and an old fashioned birthday party at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm with games and refreshments.
9:30 AM to 4 PM; wreath laying at 10 AM.
$2 for tour of the Texas White House.
At the Lyndon B. Johnson State & National Historical Parks on Hwy 290 E. (830) 644-2252.
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park invites the public to view a classic American western movie on Saturday, June 5 at 8:30 p.m. by attending a screening of From Russia With Love, starring Sean Connery as James Bond. The movie will be projected onto an 18 by 25 foot outdoor screen that includes a professional sound system.
Everyone should bring their own choice of seating, and picnicking before and during the movie is permitted. President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson often invited friends and neighbors to attend movie showings in their airplane hangar, which also served as a location for press conferences and family gatherings. The movie will be shown in the area adjacent to the historic hangar. The public can drive on to the LBJ Ranch beginning at 7:00 pm with free parking on the taxiway adjacent to the ranch airplane hangar.
For further information and driving directions, please call (830) 868-7128, ext. 244.
Every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 pm and learn the sport of archery at LBJ State Park Baseball Field on Highway 290 East. Bows and arrows will be supplied. Great fun for all ages. Please call 830/644-2252 for more information. Free, but donations are welcome