Things to do today!
- Heaven's Declare Art Exhibition — 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.
- Texas Vintage Motorcycle Fandango — Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information: https://thetexasfandango.com/ The details: The event runs through Sunday. Saturday's event includes a bike show and races.
- Educational gardening series, composting — Bridget's Basket, Hunt, 8 a.m to noon. Information: https://www.bridgetsbasket.com The details: A great hands-on learning experience integrating composting practices in the Texas Hill Country. During this workshop, we will learn about the types of composting, how to compost, and even get the chance to make your composting container. You will have an option to purchase a VermiComposting kit.
- Heart of the Hills Farmers Market — River Hills Mall parking lot, 8 a.m. Information: https://www.heartofthehillsfarmersmarket.com
- Kerr County Market Days — Hill Country Youth Event Center, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: https://www.kerrmarketdays.org The details: Market Days continues to feature artists and crafters bringing their own original handcrafted jewelry, fiber, wood, metal, soaps, lotions and home decor, and unique, one-of-a-kind items.
- Hill Country Swap Meet — Hill Country Youth Event Center, 8 a.m. to 3 p.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.
- Farm and Ranch Expo 2022 — Schreiner University, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: https://c21texasranches.com/farm-ranch-expo-2022/ The details: Listen to some of the leading experts on how to manage your farm and ranch. There will be speakers from around the country to discuss wildlife biology, loss mitigation, ranch management and economics, and other topics related to your farm or ranch.
- Gardening 101 — Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 10 a.m. Information: (830) 258-1274 The details: Connie Townsend, a Master Gardener, will explain why companion planting is beneficial and what plantings to avoid. Questions are welcome!
- Get the buzz on bees — The Gardens at The Ridge Marketplace, 10:15 a.m. Information: https://www.shopsattheridge.com The details: Debbie Thompson, Texas Master Naturalist and Beekeeper will discuss basic beekeeping and introduce the importance of our native solitary bees.
- Educational gardening series, raised beds — Bridget's Basket, Hunt, 1-5 p.m. Information: https://www.bridgetsbasket.com The details: A great hands-on learning experience that will lead you through constructing, filling, and maintaining a raised bed garden in the Texas Hill Country.
- College baseball — Schreiner University Bob Henry Field, Noon and. 2 p.m. The details: The Mountaineers play host to Louisiana's Centenary University in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader.
- Celebrate native plants — Riverside Nature Center, 1-4 p.m. Information: https://www.riversidenaturecenter.org The details: Natural resource exhibits feature tree care, pollinators, irrigation, landscape design and water conservation.
- Turtle Creek Volunteer Fire Department Memorial Golf Tournament — Riverhills Country Club, 1:30 p.m. Information: https://www.tcvfdkerrco.org The details: Registration fees will include green fees, carts, range balls, appetizers and prizes. There will be a special putting contest for all of the players.
- Archaeology discussion — Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 2 a.m. Information: (830) 258-1274 The details: Have you ever wondered what archaeologists do when out on a site? How is archaeological evidence gathered, collected and recorded? How are field operations conducted? Guest speaker Francoise Wilson, an avocational archaeologist, will discuss these topics and more this Saturday.
- Project Appleseed — Hill Country Shooting Sports, 7 a.m. Information: appleseedinfo.org/location The details: Learn fundamental rifle marksmanship techniques in a fun, family-friendly environment. Whether you're an experienced shooter or new to the world of shooting sports, Project Appleseed has something for everyone. In addition to marksmanship training, you'll hear amazing stories about the earliest days of the American Revolution during breaks from the range. Range fees are $10.
- "They Played A Rigged Game" — Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, 7:30 p.m. Information: https://www.hcaf.com The details: This is a new play written by Kerr County playwright David R. Remschel. Michael Dysart has spent his autumn years at Windy Acres Retirement Center relishing his reputation, superiority over others, and the unquestioning loyalty of his fellow resident, Thomas. Michael's perfect utopia sours with the sudden appearance of new resident Alice Dewitt.
- Live music by Kin Faux and Ragland — Gravity Check Saloon and Arena, 6 p.m. Information: https://www.gravitychecksaloonandarena.com The details: Get ready for an epic Texas Red Dirt Country night! Texas Country Music Association's 2021 Country Band of The Year, Kin Faux, with their special guest Ragland.
- Live music by Reuben Darnell — Cafe at the Ridge, 6 p.m. Information: https://www.shopsattheridge.com
- Live music by Dave Hanscheck — Southern Sky Music Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Information: https://www.southernskymusiccafe.com
- Live music by Josh Grider Band — Hunt Store, 7 p.m. Information: https://www.facebook.com/thehuntstore/
- Live music by The Brothers Wayfare — Trailhead Beer Garden at Schreiner University, 7-9 p.m. Information: https://www.trailheadbeergarden.com The details: Join Clifton Fifer as he teaches anyone how to brush up on their two-steppin' skills.
- Live music by Chris Boss — Pier 27 River Lounge and Pizzeria, 8 p.m. Information: 830-896-7437
Sunday, April 3
- Texas Vintage Motorcycle Fandango — Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: https://thetexasfandango.com/ The details: Sunday's event is a vintage road run.
- Live music by Saxy — La Escondida 1962, 1 p.m. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/247040024235001/?ref=newsfeed
- "They Played A Rigged Game" — Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, 2:30 p.m. Information: https://www.hcaf.com The details: This is a new play written by Kerr County playwright David R. Remschel. Michael Dysart has spent his autumn years at Windy Acres Retirement Center relishing his reputation, superiority over others, and the unquestioning loyalty of his fellow resident, Thomas. Michael's perfect utopia sours with the sudden appearance of new resident Alice Dewitt.
- Live music by Guy Forsyth — Trailhead Beer Garden at Schreiner University, 2:30-5 p.m. Information: https://www.trailheadbeergarden.com The details: Guy Forsyth is no newcomer to the stage, having opened and performed with such acts as Ray Charles, Robert Cray, Dr.John, B.B. King, Jimmie Vaughan and Lucinda Williams. Guy enjoys the singer-songwriter experience where he can become connected on a more personal level with the audience.
Recurring events (Tuesday-Saturday)
- KACC Exhibits — Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: https://www.kacckerrville.com The details: Three exhibits are running at KACC through April 16. The Hill Country Youth Art Exhibit; Kerrville 1940-1960, a photographic history of the community sponsored by the Kerr County Historical Commission; Passion Project: Our contributions to the world, a collection of work from Schreiner University, senior art students.
- The Fiber Show and Sale — Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Information: https://www.hcaf.com The details: An exhibit of fiber art by artists from across Texas.
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