Hill Country Sunset

The Lakes and Hills of the Highland Lakes, in the heart of the Central Texas Hill Country, is the ideal destination for a day, a weekend, or a lifetime.  Adventure, recreation, fun in the sun and hill country hospitality await you in every Highland Lakes community.   We invite you to come enjoy Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, the Colorado River, the Llano River, hundreds of things to do, places to shop, eat and sleep.   With over 1,800 square miles of lakes and hills, the Highland Lakes region is one of the largest playgrounds in Texas.

2015
HIGHLAND LAKES AREA CURRENT EVENTS CALENDAR

There's always something going on in the Highland Lakes of Texas! Check out our Calendar of Festivals and Events in Burnet, Bertram, Buchanan Dam, Kingsland, Llano, Marble Falls and the surrounding areas of Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls and the Llano River!

Shop Burnet for Unique Hill Country Gifts, Crafts & Collectibles

Rio Vista Resort on Lake LBJ in Kingsland, Texas

Coopers Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que in Llano, New Braunfels, Ft Worth, Texas

Order Tea-Licious Delicious Sweet Pickles and Relish

Rockin River Cabins

View the Highland Lakes & Texas Hill Country Tourism Guide Book

 
MARCH 2015--------------------Back to top
Date Event Location
Saturday
Dates:
7,14,21,28
Hill Country Flyer Winter/Spring 2015 - The 66 mile round trip aboard the Hill Country Flyer is our original and most popular train ride! The train, pulled by our 1960 Alco diesel locomotive, departs from our Cedar Park depot at 10:00am and travels to Burnet through the Texas Hill Country, crossing the wooden trestle bridge over the S. San Gabriel River and traveling through Short Creek Canyon. Enjoy lunch on your own, a leisurely stroll around the square, and the wild west gunfight during the two hour layover in Burnet. Train returns to Cedar Park, arriving at about 4:00pm. For more information contact ASTA- www.austinsteamtrain.org Burnet
8 Main Street Market Day - Over 100 vendors with a variety of items. Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: Main Street. For more information call Julia Adams, 830-693-2815 or www.marblefalls.org Marble Falls
10 Winter Texan Dinner - Kingsland Community Center Kingsland
13-15 Llano Earth Art Fest - At Grenwelge Park on the Llano River.  Engaging Art, Workshops, Music, Vendors. March 13th, 2015 10:00 AM through March 15th, 2015 12:00 PM. Llano
14-15 Llano Gun Show - At JLK Events Center -  2200 West Ranch Road 152 - Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm.  For information call (817) 296-7844 Llano
20-21 BARBEQUE COOK-OFF: -  at Westside Park, 2nd St & Ave Q. Annual Lonestar Barbeque Society sanctioned event. Games, booths, raffle, live music. Web. Harvey Gebhard, 512-756-8248 harvjean@aol.com or lonestarbbq@aol.com Llano
21 Llano Master Gardener's Lawn & Garden Show - At the Saint James Lutheran Church, 1401 Ford St. Join us for demonstrations and informative talks to help your garden and lawn Spring Back this year. There will be the show and sale of native plants and techniques for beauty and survival in the Texas Hill Country.  For more information contact the Llano Chamber of Commerce, 325-247-5354 Llano
28 Llano Art Studio Tour - Come to Llano, Texas on the LAST Saturday in March every year and visit with approximately twenty artists in their creative work spaces right here in Llano. Working in mediums ranging from clay, fabric, glass, iron, jewelry, leather, metal, paint, photography, wood and more. Most of these studios are not regularly open to the public so this is a great opportunity to catch the artist with their art, in their creative work space. Scheduled and unscheduled demonstrations will go on throughout the day. Attend the "After Party" at the Art Guild in the evening to spend a little social time with your favorite artist. Tour Maps available all over town and at the Llano Visitor Center, Art Guild as well as each Art Studio location. Come and be inspired by the art and artists that reside in and around Llano, Texas. We live here we create here.  Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information visit www.facebook.com/Llano.Art.Studio.Tour or contact Llano Chamber of Commerce at 325-247-5354.  

Llano
APRIL 2015--------------------Back to top
Date Event Location
Highland Lakes Bluebonnet Trail Area Wide
Saturday
Dates:
4,18,25
Hill Country Flyer Winter/Spring 2015 - The 66 mile round trip aboard the Hill Country Flyer is our original and most popular train ride! The train, pulled by our 1960 Alco diesel locomotive, departs from our Cedar Park depot at 10:00am and travels to Burnet through the Texas Hill Country, crossing the wooden trestle bridge over the S. San Gabriel River and traveling through Short Creek Canyon. Enjoy lunch on your own, a leisurely stroll around the square, and the wild west gunfight during the two hour layover in Burnet. Train returns to Cedar Park, arriving at about 4:00pm. For more information contact ASTA- www.austinsteamtrain.org Burnet
3-5 Llano Fiddle Fest Weekend     www.llanofiddlecontest.com Llano
3-4 Kingsland House of Arts & Crafts Annual Spring Show - Over 50 Vendors with hand-made items, buy GREAT gifts for friends and family.  Food and Live Music.  Children's Activities. April 5th-10 AM to 5PM - April 6th-11 AM to 4PM - 112 Chamberlain Street, (Behind Weils Fargo Bank off 1431), Kingsland on Lake LBJ -  www.kingslandcrafts.com  For more information call: 325-388-6159 or 512-755-1322 or 325-388-5693 Kingsland
9-11

Paint the Town - Annual Plein Air Event - Join us in Marble Falls as we welcome artists from all over the country on Friday, April 9. Watch them as they paint the town Friday and Saturday, come out to our reception Saturday evening for a silent auction preview party and the announcement of the winners, and take in the Pianorama at the Uptown Theatre afterward. And don't leave without taking that piece of artwork that you can't live without! Silent Art Auction Sat 5-8p. 830-693-2815 Marble Falls
10 Texas STOL Roundup Air Show -  Llano Municipal Airport  2 mi N of Llano off TX 16. Thousands of STOL planes will participate as part of the annual "short-takeoff-landing" event.  Competition in five classes.  See the airport, the airplanes and talk to STOL pilot specialists.  Free annual event. Open to public. Contact: 325-247-5635  www.backcountrypilot.org Llano
10-12 Bluebonnet Festival - Variety of events including: Car Show, Vendors, Food, Live Entertainment. For more information contact the Burnet Chamber of Commerce at 512-756-4297 or www.burnetchamber.org Burnet
17-18 22nd Annual Llano Crawfish Open - The Llano Crawfish Open is the Texas Hill Country event you don't want to miss! There's great food, live music, a motorcycle run, a 5K run/walk, a golf tournament and much more. Held on the Llano River at Robinson Park; roping event at the John L. Kuykendall Events Center. Event Admission: Friday - FREE until 7; after 7 is $5... Saturday - $10 until 7; after 7 is $15. 12 and Under - FREE. Call 325-247-2270 or 325-247-5354 or visit www.llanocrawfishopen.com

April 17th, 2015 11:00 AM through April 18th, 2015 12:00 AM
Llano
25 Bluebonnet Air Show - 12:00 - 4:00   The Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force sponsors this annual event featuring vintage WWII aircraft dog fights, bombing runs, stunt flying and exhibits.   Fun for the whole family.  For more information call 512-756-2226 or visit their website: www.bluebonnetairshow.com

 

Burnet
25-26 Weasel Gun Show -  Hill Country Hall, 15675 TX 29 East.
Sat: 9a-5p; Sun: 9a-4p. $5. Contact: Greg Wessels, 210-827-6302 www.gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows
Buchanan Dam
Texas Hill Country Wine Trail Hill Country


FOR FUTURE EVENTS PLEASE SEE OUR ANNUAL EVENTS CALENDAR

 

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