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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Roots Music Series "Americana" night - 6/28

In 2011, the Pioneer Museum will be celebrating its 10th year of the Roots Music Series in the Texas Hill Country. For this special occasion, they will have a few surprises and an extra "Indoor Encore" in the Historic Sanctuary. The Roots Music Series is a fundraiser for the Gillespie County Historical Society, an non-profit organiza It is a series of outdoor concerts under the trees on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum. Every summer they have 5 shows with 5 different genres of Roots Music from 3 unique performers each night from 6-10pm. They offer food, beer, wine and refreshments for sale and all kids under 18 get in free. Visit for more details.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Bats of Enchanted Rock For Kids - 6/16

This introduction to the wonders of bats is geared for kids. Nyta Brown, Natural Resource Specialist for Texas PArks and Wildlife will introduce the wonder of bats; what they eat, where they live, and how their habits help our Hill Country environment. Kids love bats! Bring your children for what is sure to be a great time. Presentation will be held under the group pavilion at Enchanted Rock State Natural Park at10 am. Plan to stay after the program. You can enjoy picnics in the shade and let the kids play. No limit on attendance.


Wednesday, June 01, 2011

2nd Annual Nimitz Golf Classic - June 3

If avoiding hazards like tanks and low-flying WWII-era planes while golfing at one of the best ranked courses in Texas sounds like fun, then the Nimitz Golf Classic at Boot Ranch is for you! The Second Annual Nimitz Golf Classic is scheduled for Friday, June 3, and promises to be an event to remember.

Designed by PGA Champion Hal Sutton, Boot Ranch is an exclusive golf course recently ranked in the top 10 courses in Texas by the Dallas Morning News. Spaces are filling up fast, but there are still some teams left for people interested.

The schedule of events for the day includes a players' breakfast, a 9 a.m. cannon shot start for an 18-hole four-man scramble, and lunch and beverages along the course. Evening events include a cocktail reception and private tour of the George H.W. Bush Gallery, dinner in the Nimitz Museum Ballroom, and a live auction and a dance featuring the music of Sentimental Journey and the Memphis Belles. Live auction items include a trip for two to Callaway Headquarters and Training Center in San Diego, California, for personalized club fittings for two sets of Callaway clubs; a week in a beautiful Santa Fe home; a trip for two to Honolulu including a week-long stay in the Ala Moana Hotel plus airfare, including a personalized Admiral’s barge tour of Pearl Harbor and the USS ARIZONA Memorial, plus much more.

Registration for the all-inclusive event is $750 per golfer or $3000 per team of four, with all proceeds directly benefiting the education programs of the National Museum of the Pacific War and Operation Comfort, a program that supports the rehabilitative, recreational and financial needs of wounded military receiving treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. For registration or more information, contact Marty Kaderli at 830.997.8600 x204. Visit for a detailed schedule of events and photos from last year's Nimitz Golf Classic.