Apr
1
4:00 pm16:00

Blanco Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fish Fry

Save the Date and make plans to attend this traditional fundraiser for our Blanco Volunteer Fire Department.  There will be a delicious meal, gun raffles, activities for the kids and lots of visiting with the folks in your community.  To Go Plates will be available.

Apr
7
Apr 9

Wild Woman Weekend 2017

The Ultimate Gal Pal Trip, with a purpose.  So many things to do and experience, all in the heart of the beautiful community of Blanco.  Click on the image above for more information and to get registeredDon't wait - spots fill quickly!

The Ultimate Gal Pal Trip, with a purpose.  So many things to do and experience, all in the heart of the beautiful community of Blanco.  Click on the image above for more information and to get registeredDon't wait - spots fill quickly!

Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Arts in the Park present Kupira Marimba Ensemble

"Kupira Marimba's high-energy joyful music is a foot stomping, heart pounding, hand clapping experience for the whole family."

"Kupira Marimba's high-energy joyful music is a foot stomping, heart pounding, hand clapping experience for the whole family."

Come out an enjoy this unique and fun group! Bring the whole family, bring something to sit on and bring some snacks or pick up supper from one of the fine dining establishments in town - get it to go!!  This evening will feature a performance by the Division I rated Blanco High School Percussion Ensemble.  You don't want to miss this performance.


Mar
22
4:30 pm16:30

Chamber Member Learning Opportunity

The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Email Marketing

What is the first impression you give when clients and prospects see you in their email inbox? And when they see you there, what do they do?

This powerful seminar takes you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing: What it really is (and isn’t) and What it can do for your business. You will also learn the five easy steps you must take to harness the power of the inbox:

  • Grow a healthy list
  • Create great content
  • Customize a beautiful, mobile-friendly template that matches your brand
  • Get your emails opened 
  • Track your results

From revealing why regular email doesn't work, to insider tips and techniques like automated list building tools and the design elements that work (and those that don't),

From revealing why regular email doesn't work, to insider tips and techniques like automated list building tools and the design elements that work (and those that don't), this seminar will give you the keys to the most effective marketing you can do: email marketing. Join us.

Presenter Lynne Marcus, president of Marcus and Company Strategic Communications, presents regularly to organizations in Central Texas to help businesses and non-profits engage customers, members, and prospects with successful email marketing. She is a Master Certified Constant Contact Solution Provider and Authorized Local Expert.

Click Here to Register

Feb
25
6:00 pm18:00

Blanco Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

The Chamber of Commerce will host a Mardi Gras Ball for their Annual Banquet. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the membership of the Chamber and to get to know your local business owners and their employees. 

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Feb
5
7:00 am07:00

Hill Country Trail Ride Cowboy Breakfast

Time honored tradition of the Cowboy Breakfast.  Join the Hill Country Trail Riders for a breakfast before they head out on the last leg of their trail to the San Antonio Rodeo.  Breakfast is by donation.

Yett Memorial Park Pavilion

Jan
8
11:00 am11:00

Paint Your Own Pale Ale

Join us for a relaxing Sunday morning at Real Ale and enjoy a morning beer while you paint your own interpretation of our Four Squared Dry-Hopped Pale Ale can. You’ll be receiving a step-by-step painting lesson from local artist and teacher Vanessa Lively in our Tap Room surrounded by the scenic Texas Hill Country of Blanco, Texas.

Reserve this unique brewery experience at Real Ale for yourself, a friend, or even yourself AND a friend. Stick around after you’re done for a free tour of the brewery at 1pm and learn how Real Ale has been brewing beer in Texas for 20 years and counting.

Tickets are $40 and include a 2-hour lesson, 2 beers of your choice, a Real Ale glass, and your painting to take home. Guests who would like to participate without beers are also able to reserve their place and their glass for $35. All guests must be over 21 and bring a valid photo ID to the event.

Spots are limited to 35 people, so reserve your tickets before they’re gone!

Blanco Holiday Market Days
Dec
10
9:00 am09:00

Blanco Holiday Market Days

All of your favorite Blanco Market Day Vendors will be here for your holiday shopping experience.  Shop Local and have some fun without having to go too far from home.

Some vendors will stay open through the Parade that starts at 6:30 p.m.

Dec
10
9:00 am09:00

Real Ale 5K Beer Run

This is event #6 in the Run in Texas 5K Six Pack Series.  Starts and finishes at Real Ale Brewing Co.  The course runs south through downtown Blanco, by the Blanco River and back to the brewery.  One water stop at the 1.5 mile point will be manned by a local non profit.  After cooling off, runners can hit the tasting room where they will receive a finisher glass and up to 4 x 8oz tastings.  More cool things you can expect are:

Shop Small Saturday & Arts in the Park Art Walk
Nov
26
10:00 am10:00

Shop Small Saturday & Arts in the Park Art Walk

Keep your dollars local and participate in Shop Small Saturday!  There will be an Art Walk on the Courthouse Lawn, with works from local artists.  Enjoy music by pianist Larry Natwick and the Velvet Crown Flute Choir.

Art Walk is from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Annual Courthouse Lighting
Nov
25
6:00 pm18:00

Annual Courthouse Lighting

Join your community for the time honored traditional lighting of the Courthouse and Historic Town Square.  Take some time to stroll through Bindseil Park and take in all the festive light displays.