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Bandera County Calendar of Upcoming Events

Public Announcements

Local Government
• Bandera City Council, 1st & 3rd Thurs, 6pm. 830-460-7170.
• Bandera ISD, 2nd Mon, 6:30pm. 830-796-3313.
• Medina ISD, 2nd Mon, 7pm, admin. bldg. 830-589-2855.
• Utopia ISD, 2nd Mon, 7:30pm, conference room. 830-966-3339.
• Bandera County Commissioners Court, 2nd & 4th Thurs, 10am. 830-796-3781.
• Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District meets quarterly at 7pm. Date TBA. 830-796-7260.
Community Events
Every Day
• AA meetings every night, 8pm and Tues, Thurs & Sat at Noon, behind Christ Community Church at corner of Hackberry & 14th St in Bandera.
• Bandera American Legion Post 157, Open Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm. Open to public. 830-796-7528.
Second Sunday
• Cowboy Camp from 1pm-5pm, Frontier Times Museum, 510 13th Street; free acoustical cowboy music show, Everyone welcome, especially musicians, pickin' & grinnin' fun for the whole family. Held inside museum during the hot summer months. Call 830-796-3864 for more info.
• Free every Monday, community hot meal, 5:30-6:30pm; Noah's Ark Day Care Center, 467 Highway 173 North. Followed by optional Bible study with free baby sitting.
• Boy Scout Troop 146; 7pm, Bandera United Methodist Church.
• Boy Scout Troop 144, 7pm, Pipe Creek Presbyterian Church.
• Meditation & Book study group led by Debby Gibson, 10am, Bandera County Library, 515 Main St. 830-460-1271.
Every Tuesday
• Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) meeting; 6:30 pm, Grace Lutheran Church; 451 Highway 173 North, Bandera; 830-796-3091.
• Bingo 1st & 3rd Tues, LH American Legion Post 410 on PR 37.
• Obesity Support Group, 2nd Tues, 6pm, Bandera Library meeting room. For people who have had, or are contemplating, weight loss surgery.
• Book Club, 2nd Tues, 3pm, Medina Community Library, 830-589-2825.
• Bandera County Artist Association meets 3rd Tues, Silver Sage Community Center at 1pm. Everyone Welcome.
• American Legion Post 157 and Auxilary. 3rd Tues, 7pm, 205 12th Street, Bandera. Open to Public. 830-796-7528.
• Tarpley Baptist Church Community Movie nite, 4th Tues, 6:30pm. Free admission & refreshments
• Bingo Bandera Am. Legion Post 157 on 12th St.
• Hill Country Gypsy Motorcycle Club, 2nd Wed, 7:30pm, Fatboys Sandwich Shop, Hwy 16 South.
• Quilt Guild, 3rd Wed, Silver Sage Corral, 803 Buck Creek Blvd, at 10am.
• Mary Jo Schaffer, Bandera County veterans' service officer, will meet with veterans, 1:30-4:30pm, the last Wed., Lakehills Annex on FM 1283. Call 830-460-1643, for appt.
• Veteran's Coffee at 10am. We gather at The Grille, coffee is free for Veterans.
• Bandera Farmer's Market, in front of Sid's Barbecue 702 Main Street. 8-11am.
• Bandera County Kiwanis meets at the China Bowl, 1203 Pecan, 2nd & 4th Thurs, noon.
• Grief Support Group, 2nd & 4th Thurs., 2pm-3pm, Bandera First United Methodist Church, 830-792-6200.
• Pipe Creek VFD bingo at the firehouse on FM 1283. Doors open at 6pm, bingo starts at 7pm.
• Overcomers Recovery Group, 7-8pm, Living Springs Assembly of God, 151 Purple Sage Rd.
• Cross P Rodeo, 8pm, Mansfield Park 2886 Hwy 16 N; $10 Adults, Children 5 and under free; fun filled family night with a ranch rodeo followed by a good old country dance at the pavilion. Call 830-221-6511 for more info.
• Classic car and motorcycle show, 1st Fri, 5pm, at Fatboys Sandwich Shop, SH 16 S.
• Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, 1st Fri, 5pm until sold out. St. Joseph's Hall, Cedar and 7th St, Bandera. Plates are $8; dine in or take out.
• Open Community Jam, Medina Community Center, free, 2nd Fri, 6pm.
• Farmer's Market in Medina, Sat, 9am, locally grown fruits and vegetables, free range eggs, jams, jellies, salsas, plants, and other local products for sale. 830-796-8337.
• Sage Gardens Farmer's Market Sat. through October; 8-11am, Sid's Main Street BBQ at 702 Main St., Bandera. Vendors, call 830-460-1271.
• Cowboys on Main, features Western Cowboy Exhibit in front of Courthouse and entertainers strolling Main St, 1-4pm. Sponsored by the Bandera BBA. No Fee.
• Bandera Cattle Company Gunfighters; Noon and 2pm; Gunfight reenactments at Western Heritage Plaza downtown Bandera.
• MS Support Group, 1st Sat, 11am-1pm, Lakehills Civic Center. For more information 830-751-3130.
• Bandera Market Day on Courthouse Square, 1st Sat. Artists and craftsmen presenting original works and farmers selling produce, canned goods and baked goods. Non-profit organizations also have booths. 830-796-4447.
• Book Sale, 1st Sat, Bandera County Public Library, 505 Main St. 9:30am-1:30pm.
• Lakehills Area Library book sale, 1st Sat, 10am.
• The Bandera County Democratic Club, 2nd Sat, 11:30am-2pm, Bandera Electric Coop. Join us for a potluck lunch and interesting speakers.
Saturday, Jan. 24
• Annual Baubles & Boots Celebration, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm; dinner & auction benefiting the Bandera ISD Education Foundation. Tickets available at Bandera ISD Office and McMullan Insurance. Held at The Lodge on San Julian Creek, 1919 State Highway 173 South, Bandera, 830-796-3313.
Monday, Jan. 26
• Guided Bird Walk, Hill Country SNA; 8:30-11 am. Cost: Park entrance fees $6 (ages 12 and up). Guides include experienced birder, Texas Master Naturalist and park ranger. Dress accordingly for weather and comfort. Bring binoculars, bird guide books, and a friend. Hill Country SNA bird list will be provided. Arrive at the headquarters early to register and park before 8:15. 10600 Bandera Creek Road, Bandera; 830-796-4413.
Saturday, Jan. 31
• Wild Game Dinner, 4 pm to 7 pm; $15 donation; all you can eat, from white tail deer to more exotic game. Hosted by Grace Lutheran Church. Mansfield Park at 2886 Hwy 16 N, Bandera; 830-796-3091.