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UTOPiAfest organizers to address Burnet residents’ concerns about music festival

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS BURNET — Burnet County and UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks music festival organizers are coming together Sept. 19 to provide more information on the Nov. 1-4 event. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival and Taste of Llano
WHEN: May 22-24
WHERE: Llano County Courthouse square in Llano
COST: $10 to concerts; $5 to Taste of Llano
NEED TO KNOW: Blue Bell ice cream won’t be served this year, but the Texas company will still be involved in the future

No Blue Bell, but cobbler contest adds sweet touch to Bluegrass Festival

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — Organizers of Llano’s annual Blue Bell and Bluegrass Festival are following one of the oldest rules of entertainment – the show must go on — despite knowing it won’t be serving Blue Bell ice cream, which has been a sponsor of the event since the festival debuted five […]

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MayFest features carnival, concerts, Market Days, more

MayFest features carnival, concerts, Market Days, more

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — MayFest 2015 begins with a schedule change — and that’s just one of a few changes organizers believe will better benefit attendees. Most of the May 6-9 event takes place at Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J South. (more…)

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Buchanan Dam church putting on toe-tapping gospel music festival

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BUCHANAN DAM — With several acres of blooming wildflowers surrounding their church, Genesis Lutheran Church members decided not to “hide it under a bush” but let it and their love for the community shine. And to do it, the congregation is inviting everybody out to the Genesis Lutheran Music Festival […]

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Marble Falls chili cook Ruby Ross returned to her winning ways with back-to-back victories at ‘Chilympiad’ and the Texas Ladies State Chili Championship. She’s punched her ticket to Terlingua, but Ross is eying a trifecta with the 2015 Howdy-Roo right around the corner. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls chili champ’s secret? Follow the recipe

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After more than three decades competing on the chili circuit, Ruby Ross knows a thing or two about a good bowl of red. But she admitted it had been awhile since she earned a top spot in a cook-off. (more…)

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HITS Triathlon

Weekend events tackle traffic issues, prepare for influx to Burnet County

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Motorists can expect delays and should exercise more caution April 25 as several events, including an air show and a triathlon, get underway in Burnet and Marble Falls, officials say. (more…)

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Paint the Town will draw artists and art lovers to Marble Falls on April 9-11

Paint the Town will draw artists and art lovers to Marble Falls on April 9-11

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Ladies and gentlemen, are you ready to paint? Well, if so, you need to check out the 2015 Paint the Town Plein Air Competition and Art Auction on April 9-11. The event draws (pun intended) artists from across the Highland Lakes and Texas. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: 32nd annual Bluebonnet Festival
WHEN: April 10-12
WHERE: Burnet courthouse square
FOR MORE: Go to bluebonnetfestival.org

Volunteers help Burnet Bluebonnet Festival bloom

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The Bluebonnet Festival is about to bloom for the 32nd year, and it needs a little help from volunteers to be at its best. “If you have a little bit of time, we’ll take it,” said Bluebonnet Festival chairwoman Suzanne Brown. (more…)

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Some of the stone tools you can see at the Pedernales Knap-In on April 9-12 at the Blanco County Fairgrounds, 619 U.S. 281 in Johnson City. Courtesy photo

Pedernales Knap-In celebrates ancient art of toolmaking

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF JOHNSON CITY — Having made everything he was carrying, Ron Fieseler’s head was pounding as he was only 15 yards away from group of feral hogs. He made the bow and arrow point he was aiming at a small hog, which was jostling with another one. (more…)

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Llano hosting Hammerfest aerobatic contest

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — The toughest part about watching the 2014 Hill Country Hammerfest might be stretching the kinks out of your neck afterward. (more…)

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Wildflowers off Willow City Loop near Llano. Staff Photo

Wildflowers, art and car shows converge on Kingsland this weekend

Wildflowers and art come together in the perfect storm in Kingsland this weekend as the Kingsland House of Arts and Crafts Spring Show gets under way along with the annual Wildflower Fest. (more…)

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