May
19
8:00 AM08:00

Real Ale Ride

Up the Hills - Down the Beers!

The Real Ale Ride is Bicycle Sport Shop’s most popular event rolling through the scenic hills of Blanco, TX on Saturday, May 19, 2018. It’s a ride for all cyclists, with distances of 15, 30, 50, 65, and 80 miles to choose from. Routes are fully supported and they all end at Real Ale Brewing Company for a post-ride celebration with local beer, music, and food trucks.

This year's ride will benefit the Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservation Society and Bike Austin.

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Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Blanco Performing Arts presents Blake Turner & Friends

 Hill Country native and a newcomer to this series, violist Blake Turner has that almost indescribable quality that endears him to audiences. He is assistant principal violist with the Austin Symphony and is a sought after chamber musician who has performed alongside members of the Cordova and Miró Quartets and collaborated with musicians such as Robert McDonald and Anton Nel. His concert here will include music of Vieuxtemps and contemporary composer Paul Wiancko.   www.blancoperformingarts.com

Hill Country native and a newcomer to this series, violist Blake Turner has that almost indescribable quality that endears him to audiences. He is assistant principal violist with the Austin Symphony and is a sought after chamber musician who has performed alongside members of the Cordova and Miró Quartets and collaborated with musicians such as Robert McDonald and Anton Nel. His concert here will include music of Vieuxtemps and contemporary composer Paul Wiancko.

www.blancoperformingarts.com

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Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Arts in the Park presents Los Aztex

Using their traditional and urban sensibilities, Los Aztex reach deep into the ocean of American music to create a sound as seamless as water. The Texas based group is led by accordion whiz Joel Guzman and singer/songwriter Sarah Fox. Their stunning performances have propelled them into the national stage garnering them three Grammy nominations as well as two Grammy wins in 2004 and 2005.

Los Aztex catalog of recordings range from Cumbia, Latin Rock, Blues and more.
Los Aztex  continues to incorporate diverse styles into a sound all their own, creating an excellent fusion of tropical rhythms and roots music. 

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Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

Arts in the Park presents Paul Klemperer Group, Featuring Juliana Sheffield

2nd installment of the 2018 Spring Series of Arts brings Paul Klemperer and Friends back to Bindseil Park.  The group will feature the vocal styling of Juliana Sheffield. 

Paul Klemperer has been playing & teaching music professionally for over 30 years. He leads several bands in Austin, TX. He combines a background of sociology, ethnomusicology, performance and travel.

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This is a Free, Family Friends Event.  Bring a chair and a friend!

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Mar
24
10:30 AM10:30

Double Barrel Whiskey Release #2 at Real Ale Brewing Company

Real Spirits' Second release of Double Barrel Whiskey starts as the mash of Real Ale’s award winning Scotch Ale, Real Heavy. This complex malt bill includes caramalt, chocolate malt and peated malt, which creates a character in the whiskey that sets it apart from the rest. It is distilled twice in a hand-hammered copper pot still, and then aged in new charred white oak barrels. After 17 months, the whiskey is transferred into a Port barrel from Fredricksburg, TX winery, Grape Creek Vineyards. After 4 months in this port barrel, the whiskey takes on flavors of baking spices, cinnamon, maple syrup, sweet dried fruit, coconut and an underlying hint of smoke and leather.

The March 24th Release Party will include:
*Special Distillery tours at 12pm & 2pm
*Specialty cocktails sold over the bar in the Tap Room
*750ml bottles of our Texas Hill Country Gin, Signature Whiskey, and Double Barrel Whiskey #2 available for sale to-go (limit 1 double barrel per person)

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Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

Blanco Performing Arts presents Miro Quartet

 We are honored to once again have the highly esteemed Miro Quartet performing this season. It is an unforgettable event to experience the soaring strength and exquisite sound of these musicians in such an intimate setting as the beautiful Uptown Blanco Ballroom. The program will include music from Dvorak, Schumann, and Beethoven.   www.blancoperformingarts.com

We are honored to once again have the highly esteemed Miro Quartet performing this season. It is an unforgettable event to experience the soaring strength and exquisite sound of these musicians in such an intimate setting as the beautiful Uptown Blanco Ballroom. The program will include music from Dvorak, Schumann, and Beethoven.

www.blancoperformingarts.com

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