Burnet County Fair
Jun
20
to Jun 21

Burnet County Fair

Burnet County Fair

We have fun new attractions and special events planned for this year! Our spotlight in 2014 is Patriotism, highlighting all sorts of Patriotic crafts, art, baked goods, preserved foods and floral arrangements. Some of our standard Divisions will also include categories related to the Patriotic theme. The 2014 Fair will honor all Veterans and First Responders. Please don't miss our special opening ceremonies each morning with the Presentation of Colors.

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Marble Falls Soap Box Classic
Jun
13
to Jun 15

Marble Falls Soap Box Classic

The Marble Falls Soapbox Classic is produced by the National Adult Soapbox Derby Association; a Marble Falls based non-profit organization. (pending approval).  The mission of the association is to foster and promote the amateur sport of adult soapbox derby racing and to administer events that encourage individuals, families and social groups to

“Build it.  Bring it.  & Race it.” 

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Blanco Lavender Fest
Jun
13
to Jun 15

Blanco Lavender Fest

Visit beautiful Blanco, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, for the 10th annual Blanco Lavender Festival.

A Lavender Market will be held on the grounds of the Old Blanco County Courthouse featuring arts and crafts from the finest local artisans and local lavender products.

Enjoy music from the Hill Country's finest musicians in Bindseil Park, adjacent to the square.

Tour local lavender farms where you will experience the beauty of lavender in the fields and share the unique vision of each farmer.

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Marble Falls Founders Day
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Marble Falls Founders Day

Founders Day is an annual gathering to commemorate the founding of Marble Falls in 1887. The celebration on the second Saturday of July each year at Lakeside Park Pavilion includes food, fun, music, exhibits, activities for all ages, and demonstrations of skills from the past, “state of the city”, stories, and auction. Admission is free, but there is a charge for meal tickets.

Since 1998, The Falls on the Colorado Museum has hosted the event in July because on July 12, 1887, town lots went on sale in Marble Falls, and a telegram sent from Burnet to an Austin newspaper on July 18, 1887, reported “3,000 people on the grounds and increasing” and “$30,000 worth of lots bid off on Tuesday, ranging in price from $75 up to $750.00 in price.”

The Founding Fathers of Marble Falls were the owners of Texas Mining and Improvement Company, chartered in Burnet County on July 6, 1887:

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