Our weekly look at the events around Kerr County is a guide for those who need something to do. Since we believe Kerr County is never dull, we provide it for you. The list is subjection additions, subtractions and changes of timing and purpose as we move through time and space. If you want to add something, remove it or change it, let us know — email@example.com
Monday, May 2, 2022
- 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Cailloux Center for the Performing Arts and the Ingram Independent School District
- Moto Extreme Circus — Hill Country Youth Event Center, 6:30 p.m. Information: https://www.motoxtremecircus.com The details: High-adrenaline show combining action sports with the most spectacular circus thrill acts Featuring The X Metal Riders, Freestyle Motocross, BMX Freestyle, The Globe of Death, Sky masters, Pendulum Wheel, The Nuclear Stunt Girls and more.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
- 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Cailloux Center for the Performing Arts and the Ingram Independent School District
Museums and Art Shows
- Texas Watercolor Society Annual Exhibit — Hill Country Arts Foundation., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Through June 30. Information: https://www.hcaf.com The details: The Hill Country Arts Foundation is hosting the Texas Watercolor Society's 73rd National Exhibit. This exhibit features watercolor pieces by over forty artists from across the United States. In 1949, TWS was founded by Margaret Pace Willson and Amy Freeman Lee with the mission to advance the art of painting in watercolors, and hold annual exhibitions of watercolor paintings. Today, more than 60 years later, TWS continues to promote the high standards set by its founders. Thus, as a national exhibit, TWS proudly takes its place among the elite watercolor organizations in the nation.
- Heaven's Declare Art Exhibition (Recurring through Saturday) — Museum of Western Art, 10 a.m. Information: https://www.museumofwesternart.com The details: Featuring works by renowned artists who celebrate the heavens. The exhibition will feature works by Phil Bob Borman, G. Russell Case, Tim Newton, Laurel Daniel, Linda Glover Gooch, David Griffin, David Grossman, Michael Magrin, Denise LaRue Mahlke, Phil Starke and John Taft.
- KACC Exhibits (Recurring through Saturday) — Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: https://www.kacckerrville.com The details: "Monday Painters" members of the Monday Artists painters group exhibit, Paintings by Laura Roberts, "Guadalupe Watercolor Group" judged watercolor exhibit by members of the GWG. Artist reception April 30th, 1–3 p.m.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
- Eduscape lecture — Riverside Nature Center, 1 p.m. Information: https://www.riversidenaturecenter.org The details. The UGRA EduScape is an award-winning demonstration garden that contains numerous examples of water conservation and stormwater detention practices that you can incorporate into your landscaping. The EduScape Talk and Tour will feature presentations by leading experts, followed by a tour of the EduScape. The lecture focuses on Urban Riparian and Watershed Protection.
Food and drink
- Wild West Wine Wednesday — Museum of Western Art, 5:30 p.m. Information: https://www.museumofwesternart.com The details: Join us and meet the folks from Newsome Winery in Comfort. Hear about their products, try out a sample, and enjoy our latest exhibits.
Markets and Sales
- Friends of the Library Book Sale — Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 1–3 p.m. Information: https://kerrvillet.gov/349/FOTL-Book-Sale The details: Looking for a great read? Or better yet, come down and support the work of Friends of the Library. Maybe find a banned book? That sounds like a fun day to us.
- Kerr County Produce Market Day — The Big Red Barn, 10 a.m., Information: 830-896-7330 The details: Kerr County Produce Market Day (The Big Red Barn). Local Hill Country wholesale warehouse distributor for the finest fruits & vegetables. Open to the public.
Thursday, May 5, 2022
- Kerrville Planning and Zoning Commission — Kerrville City Hall, 4:30 p.m. Information: https://kerrvilletx.gov/968/Planning-and-Zoning
- Laugh Therapy — Arcadia Live, 6 p.m., Information: https://www.thearcadialive.org The details: The first comedy night at the historic downtown theater debuts and will feature monthly shows through October. Billy D. Washington and Slade Ham headline the evening of laughs.
- Cinco de Mayo celebration — Falling Rock Ranch, Mountain Home, 6-9 p.m. Information: https://www.mountainhomefd.com The details: Cinco de Mayo celebration benefiting Mountain Home VFD. Live music by Exti 505 band, a fajita meal, beverages, and dancing. Cinco de Mayo celebration benefiting Mountain Home VFD. Live music by Ext 505 band, a fajita meal, drinks and dancing.
- Open mic night — Gravity Check Saloon and Arena, 6 p.m. Information: The details: https://www.gravitychecksaloonandarena.com The details: Want to play? Bring your instrument and join in the fun!
Friday, May 6, 2022
- Kerrville Farmers Market — A.C. Schreiner Mansion, 4 p.m. Information: https://kerrvillefarmersmarket.com/ The details: Come down and enjoy a complimentary beer, or buy a handcrafted pizza and enjoy the market.Live music by Braden Toomey — Joanne Marie and Me Wine Bistro, 6–9 p.m. Information: https://www.facebook.com/wineboutique1/
Food and Drink
- First Friday Wine Share — East End Market, 6-7:30 p.m. Information: https://www.firstfridaywineshare.com The details: A fun way to meet new or different wines, people and places of business. Please bring no more than one bottle of wine for every two people. Singles may feel free to bring a bottle every other month.
- Aaron Lacombe — Cafe at the Ridge, 6 p.m. Information: https://www.shopsattheridge.com
- Corey Weaver Band and Rebel Roxie — Louise Hays Park, 7 p.m. Information: https://kerrvilletx.gov/1582/Concerts-By-The-River The details: Pack up your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and come out to Louise Hays Park to enjoy a free summer concert along the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River. There will be food and refreshments available for purchase.
- Ragland with Tyler Byrd — The Hunt Store, 7 p.m. Information: https://www.thehuntstore.com
- Chris Boss — Pier 27 River Lounge and Pizzeria, 8 p.m. Information: 830-896-7437
- The Lonesome Heroes and Staci Foster — Trailhead Beer Garden at Schreiner University, 9 p.m. Information: The details: Austin's Lonesome Heroes reside at the cosmic junction of indie rock and country. Led by frontman Rich Russell's never-ending call of the road, the group has toured extensively behind two acclaimed albums across continents on both sides of the world while never straying too far from their "Cosmic Americana" roots. Staci Foster, born in the hills and raised on rock and roll, has her roots planted firmly along the banks of the Guadalupe River. Her honest brand of Americana combines artisan songwriting with powerful acoustic accompaniment to create soul-stirring melodies just as fit for a riverside summer day as a rocking chair sunset. A lifetime of mentorship under the legendary songwriters of the Kerrville Folk Festival grants Staci an eloquence and authenticity rarely seen today. She is a bonafide true to her roots Texan songbird that never lost her country grit.
- Golden Girls Spring Recital — Cailloux Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Information: https://www.kerrvilleisd.net/domain/309 The details: The legendary Tivy High School dance team hosts its spring recital.
Saturday, May 7, 2022
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- River Hills Mall — For Precincts 101, 107, 109, 113, 118, 119.
- Union Church — For Precincts 202, 211, 215, 220
- Cailloux Theater — For Precincts 303, 308, 312, 314
- City West Church — For Precincts 404, 405, 406, 410, 417
- Mother's Day Tea — Dietert Center, 2-4 p.m. Information: https://www.dietertcenter.org The details: Come celebrate our mothers with a delightful afternoon tea with light refreshments.
- First Saturday Dance — Trailhead Beer Garden at Schreiner University, 5:30 p.m. Information: The details: Pastel Panties is a six-piece Americana band led by longtime friends and musical partners Emily Foley and Sarah Ristaino. North Carolina bred, New Orleans based, their sound features bluegrass harmonies and is inspired by whiskey, broken hearts, mountains and Louisiana swamps. Their debut album with the full band, My Mississippi Heart, is now available on Bandcamp and major streaming platforms. Dance Lessons by Clifton Fifer at 5:30, for anyone wanting an introduction or a brush-up on their two-steppin' skills.
- Reuben Darnell — Cafe at the Ridge, 6 p.m. Information: 830-896-0420
- No Other Band — The Hunt Store, 6 p.m. Information: 830-238-4410
- Matthew James Butler — Pint and Plow Brewing Co., 6 p.m. Information: https://www.pintandplow.com The details: As a one-man-band, Matthew James Butler uses looping techniques to blend his Mandolin, Guitar, Piano playing and voice into various groovy ways. His style runs from Blues and Country to Alternative Rock and Indie-Folk.
- Tejano Image — La Escondida 1962, 5:30 p.m., Information: La Escondida 1962 The details: Another night filled with music and the St. Edward's University Alumni Folklorico Dancers will perform at 6 p.m.
- Kerrville Comedy 2Nite — Babez Seafood Bucket, 8 p.m., Information: 830-895-0592The details: Paul Varghese's act includes several observations about being Indian, providing outsider-looking-in and insider-looking-out commentary while also exploring an array of topics and issues outside that realm.
- Live comedy theater "Drinking Habits" — The Point Theater, Ingram, TBD, through May 15. Information: https://www.hcaf.com/2022-theatre-season/ The details: Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancees, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout the convent that spies have been sent from Rome to shut them down. There's the spilling of wine and secrets as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves.
- Cars and Coffee — Billy Gene's Restaurant, 8 a.m. Information: https://www.billygenes.com The details: Billy Gene's Restaurant hosts its first Saturday car show with antiques, sports cars, lifted trucks, slammed trucks, Jeeps and project cars.
Markets and Swap Meets
- Hill Country Swap Meet and Market Days — Hill Country Youth Event Center, 8 a.m. Information: https://www.kerrmarketdays.org The details: A community garage sale and flea market with all types of merchandise. Buy, sell and trade. Antiques, collectibles, new, used books, tools, furniture, household items, sporting goods, etc. Concessions available, indoor, free parking and pet friendly.
- Heart of the Hills Farmers Market — River Hills Mall parking lot, 8 a.m. Information: https://www.heartofthehillsfarmersmarket.com
- Boy Scout Troop 111 Car Wash — Notre Dame Catholic Church, 10 a.m.