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Stonewall Peach JAMboree, PBR and Rodeo – June 20-21

June 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate Gillespie County’s most famous summer crop – peaches – during the Stonewall Peach JAMboree, PBR and Rodeo. The event opens Thursday at 8:00 p.m. with a rodeo. Professional bull riding will be held Friday 8:00 p.m., followed by a dance. A parade will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday. And the rodeo continues Saturday night at 8:00 p.m., followed by a dance. For more information and ticket prices, call (830) 644-2735 or visit www.stonewalltexas.com.

Peach News from Vogel Orchards

March 21st, 2013 by Jeff

Vogel Orchards sent out an email this week letting us know how the peaches are coming along.

Here’s a very preliminary
update on the outlook for some varieties:

So far, so good — Ruby Prince, Sentinel, Southern Pearl, Majestic,
Red Globe, Dixiland, Redskin, Joslie, FlamePrince
Still questionable — Regal, DixiRed, Harvester, Loring, Ruston Red, O’Henry
Weak — JuneGold, TexRoyal, Gala, Cary Mac

We’ll know more in a few weeks…watch for updates!

50th Annual Peach JAMboree & Rodeo, June 16-18

June 13th, 2011 by Jeff

Stonewall Peach Jamboree

The 50th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo will be held June 16 and 18 at the Stonewall Rodeo Grounds. The events kick off with a rodeo at 8 pm Friday night.

Vogel Orchard Peach Tree Planting Day

January 19th, 2011 by Jeff

Vogel Orchard will host its 2nd Annual Peach Tree Planting Day on Saturday, February 26th, beginning at 9 a.m. You are invited to register for this fun and informative event by e-mailing info@vogelorchard.com or calling 830-456-2337. Registration slots will be limited to allow for better interaction and reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Last year, all spots filled and a few registrants had to be turned back.

The day’s events will include peach tree planting and care demonstrations, orchard tours, hands-on tree planting, and a Texas German-style barbeque picnic.  You will experience peach tree planting on the Vogel family farm and learn how to plant and care for your own peach trees.  Families are welcome.