Don’t miss the exciting festival in Wimberley this weekend!
This year, the event will be MC’d by our good friend Melvin E. Edwards, host of the “Real Life and Other Stories Podcast”. (Link here)
Here are is part of the schedule. (Full schedule linked below)
-Wimberley StoryFest 2023 Hill Country Heritage Gathering
…featuring the stories, songs, culture, history, cuisine & art of the Wimberley Valley
October 12-14, 2023
Historic Pioneer Town
Wimberley StoryFest is set to host another in its series of events celebrating ‘Story in all its Forms.’
The three-day festival at Pioneer Town will be centered on the hill country heritage,
with music, film, storytelling and more…
Thursday, October 12th: Doors Open at 5:30
The best of Texas and Americana music featuring local rising stars Sierra Brown and Sam Downing, perennial favorite Jill Jones and her band, and headliners Michael Hearne and South by Southwest,
with special guests Don Richmond of The Rifters, and Jimmy Stadler of The Jimmy Stadler Band .
We’ll begin the evening with scrumptious cowboy cuisine and beverages at the Opera House.
Friday, October 13th: 10:00
Guided walking tours of historic Wimberley and the Wimberley Museum
hosted by Wimberley Institute of Cultures.
Free to the public, the tour starts at the museum and the Zach House and for those interested, continues through town to seven historic locations made up of the sites of Wimberley’s gristmills, the Saunder’s Store, the Saunders homestead, the 100-year-old Christian Church and the original blacksmith shop.
For the tour please RSVP to [email protected]
Friday evening, October 13th: 6:00
Film: ‘Honky Tonk Heaven: The Legend of the Broken Spoke’ – Documentary of the iconic landmark;
Q&A / Reception with the filmmakers following the film.
Following the film experience we’ll have ghost stories around the campfire.
Saturday morning, October 14th: 10:30-12:30
Join us to celebrate a once-in-a-generation event – the annular ring-of-fire solar eclipse. During this eclipse, the Moon is centered in front of the Sun but doesn’t completely obscure it, instead leaving a ring of sunlight visible around the Moon’s edges – the annulus or ‘ring of fire.’
Hear ‘Stories of
‘Momentous Historic Events That Have Occurred During Eclipses’
More here: https://www.wimberleystoryfest.org/