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Trivia Night

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Bring family and friends to share in the fun. With your table of 8, answer a gamut of questions from select categories. MC Ian Green will preside over the competition. Enjoy dinner, live jazz, snacks, and a silent auction. Winning table takes home CASH. BYOB!

Guests: Minimum 60; Maximum 120
Host: Linda Buckley
Contact Phone: 281 620-5452
Contact Email: trebuckley@att.net
Location: Wimberley Community Center, Johnson Hall
14068 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
Date/Time: 03/24/2018   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Saturday)
Reservations Closed

Wimberley Wine Walk

With tastings from 20 Texas wineries, scrumptious food vendors, late-night shopping & live music throughout downtown, the Wimberley Wine Walk is the perfect night in the hill country! Bring your friends and we'll provide the wine glass and tastings.

Guests: Minimum 250; Maximum 999
Host: Denise Treadwell and Traci Linker
Contact Phone: Denise 512-878-9960; Traci 512-757-5750
Contact Email: wimberleywinewalk@gmail.com
Location: Downtown Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/05/2018   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Thursday)
$45.00 per person; Early Registration goes thru March 15th Cost: $30; Registration March 16-April 2nd Cost: $45
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Lunches & Brunches

Ladies Easter Bonnet Brunch

Celebrate Easter by coming to brunch and wearing your finest bonnet! Ham will be served with an egg casserole, and other scrumptious foods. Adult beverages, coffee & tea will be served. No worries about meal preparation or clean up....just enjoy the day!

Guests: Minimum 6; Maximum 7
Host: Susan Jaggers
Contact Phone: 360-904-1549
Contact Email: susan@stevenjaggers.com
Location: 250 Blanco Drive in Paradise
Date/Time: 04/01/2018   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Sunday)
$28.00 per person
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Hand and Foot Brunch

You're in for a great time at this event! We'll start with a tasty brunch and mimosas, and then enjoy a few hours of socializing and card-playing. Men and women at all levels of play are welcome.

Guests: Minimum 8; Maximum 32
Host: Shirley Schliessmann, Colleen Kaye and Rosalie Hutcherson
Contact Phone: 605-695-3168
Contact Email: shirleyschliess8572@gmail.com
Location: Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
101 West Spoke Hill Road (on RR 12 next to Blair House)
Date/Time: 04/02/2018   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (Monday)
$20.00 per person
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Mah Jongg Luncheon

Join us for a fun afternoon of Mah Jongg and Lunch!

Guests: Minimum 12; Maximum 12
Host: Mary Ann Schuller and Donna Johnson
Contact Phone: 512-847-6410
Contact Email: maschuller@verizon.net
Location: 80 Brookhollow Drive
RR 12 to Woodcreek Drive, Right on Brookhollow Drive
Date/Time: 04/03/2018   11:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Tuesday)
$25.00 per person
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Lunch with Ina

Join in a lovely spring luncheon featuring recipes from beloved food icon, The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Take home recipe cards of your lunch selections, peruse Ina's lovely cookbooks, and one lucky participant will win a copy of Ina's latest book, 'Cooking for Jeffrey'. As an added bonus, during your drive through the Bridlewood community, you may see the striking longhorn cattle that roam the roads and fields.

Guests: Minimum 6; Maximum 8
Host: Nancy Robertson and Karen Thormalen
Contact Phone: 512-392-4033
Contact Email: nancyrobertson44@gmail.com
Location: 3112 Bridlewood Ranches Drive, San Marcos
RR 12 toward San Marcos; turn right on Hugo Road at Wimberley Glassworks; 2 miles on Hugo, turn left on Bridlewood Ranches Drive; 2 miles to last driveway on the right
Date/Time: 04/26/2018   12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Thursday)
Reservations Closed

Dinners & Cocktail Hours

Basic Two-Step Lessons in Country Dancing

Shine those boots, grab your partner and two-step on over to the Community Center for an evening of dancin' and eatin'. Dancers will enjoy learning the basic two-step dance taught by instructor Monnie Aubry. You can't have dancin' without eatin', so dinner will be served before dancing begins. And there will be dessert!

Guests: Minimum 20; Maximum 40
Host: Monnie Aubry and Judy Carey
Contact Phone: 414-975-5350
Contact Email: cowboyup98@msn.com
Location: Wimberley Community Center; Johnson Room
14068 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 03/18/2018   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (Sunday)
Reservations Closed

House Concert at the Minnick's

Enjoy the 3rd annual house concert in the Minnick pavillion. Our mystery musician will be announced prior to the performance. We'll start with appetizers; end with desserts, and, of course, beer and wine. You can count on a great show and a good time in a great setting! You may BYOB.

Guests: Minimum 20; Maximum 48
Host: Don & Rebecca Minnick
Contact Phone: 281-923-7698
Contact Email: minnickreb4@gmail.com
Location: 2235 River Road, Wimberley
RR 12 to River Road, approximately 2 miles on the left
Date/Time: 04/07/2018   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (Saturday)
Reservations Closed

Say Goodbye to Chilly Nights 'Chili Tasting Dinner'

Say goodbye to chilly nights with music by Marvin Bottera and Neal Ford!!! To add to the fun evening, enjoy a nice medley of chili, all the trimmings, special sides, and of course, dessert. Sample four different chili types: reds, white, and green. Pair with local beers or wine. Vote for your favorite. This is an outside event, so dress for the weather and rocky terrain.

Guests: Minimum 12; Maximum 50
Host: Anna & Loyal White; Stephanie & David Miller; Pam & Greg Pepper; Anne & Joel Yusim
Contact Phone: 512-847-8503
Contact Email: annawhite723@gmail.com
Location: 1501 Windmill Run, Wimberley, Home of A & L White
From the light at RR 12, drive 4 miles toward Kyle on FM 3237; turn right on River Mountain Rd.; drive 2 miles up the hill; turn left on Windmill Run. 4th house on the right
Date/Time: 04/28/2018   5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Saturday)
$40.00 per person
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The Arts

Beginner Acting Class & Performance

An acting class for adults in which the students will be learning the basics of Shakespeare, improvisation, and modern acting techniques. There will be a workshop performance at the end of the day. Lunch is included.

Guests: Minimum 6; Maximum 12
Host: The EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens
Contact Phone: 512-847-6969
Contact Email: bridget@emilyann.org
Location: The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens - 1101 FM 2325
The EmilyAnn is just north of Wimberley High School. Our driveway is the next left after Carney Lane.
Date/Time: 03/20/2018   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (Tuesday)
Reservations Closed

Vino with Van Gogh

Come and join artist Laura Greene for a fun-filled afternoon. You will explore color, texture and paints! At the end of the afternoon, you will leave with a masterpiece you will be proud to display. Bring a bottle of wine if you'd like.

Guests: Minimum 5; Maximum 12
Host: Laura Greene
Contact Phone: 512-963-1625
Contact Email: lgreenecat@yahoo.com
Location: The Studio Where Art Has Class
13500 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/02/2018   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Monday)
$20.00 per person; $10.00 for Supplies
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Altered Domino Art Pendant

Join Jan for a fun workshop to make a mixed media art pendant. You'll start with a simple domino and transform it into a beautiful piece of jewelry.

Guests: Minimum 3; Maximum 8
Host: Jan Fitzhugh
Contact Phone: 713-569-5173
Contact Email: jan@arborgatestudio.com
Location: Arbor Gate Studio
14 Springwood, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/11/2018   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Wednesday)
$30.00 per person
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Chalk Paint Makes Everything

Join Melynda for an afternoon of expert tips and techniques on chalk painting. Learn to transform items in your own home with this wonderful decorative paint. You'll leave with all kinds of possibilities for your project. Bring a small wooden item such as a box or picture frame to transform during the workshop.

Guests: Minimum 6; Maximum 12
Host: Melynda Einhaus
Contact Phone: 512-567-0090
Contact Email: shopthetreehouse@gmail.com
Location: Shop the Tree House Design
13615 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/17/2018   1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Tuesday)
Reservations Closed

Feather Your Nest

Join Jan in the studio to create a tiny bird's nest pendant from wire and pearls. This is a simple project suited to everyone. You'll love to wear your beautiful new necklace handmade by you!

Guests: Minimum 3; Maximum 8
Host: Jan Fitzhugh
Contact Phone: 713-569-5173
Contact Email: jan@arborgatestudio.com
Location: Arbor Gate Studio
14 Springwood, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/25/2018   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Wednesday)
Reservations Closed

On the Road

Shiner Tour

Hop aboard a bus for a VIP tour of Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas. Head to your 1st watering hole for lunch at Friday's Fried Chicken. Next, a tour and sampling at the Spoetzl Brewery. Snacks and water provided on the bus.*Lunch not Included* Meet the bus at 200 Stillwater St.; the back side of the Hays County Sheriff Dept.

Guests: Minimum 40; Maximum 48
Host: Linda Buckley and Esther Purcell
Contact Phone: 512-578-5985
Contact Email: estherpurcell@hotmail.com
Location: Shiner, Texas
Spoetzl Brewery, 603 East Brewery Street., Shiner, Texas 77984
Date/Time: 03/28/2018   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Wednesday)
$37.00 per person; TIP FOR DRIVER
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Celebrate Learning

Introduction to Scrapbooking

If you have stacks of photos just waiting for you to do something with them, then this is the class for you! Learn about basic page layouts, album types and how basic supplies are used. You will complete two double-page layouts. Supplies are provided, but you will want to bring photos, preferably copies of originals.

Guests: Minimum 4; Maximum 8
Host: Connie Gilbreath
Contact Phone: 512-847-0909
Contact Email: Melissa@sassyscrappers.com
Location: Sassy Scrappers, 13600 RR 12, Suite A, Wimberley
Across the street from Shop the Treehouse
Date/Time: 03/31/2018   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Saturday)
Reservations Closed

Building New - Using Old

We will tour 4 cottages, a barn full of 'opportunities', and a 1906 Victorian house moved from Austin and restored. All utilize historic materials like shiplap flooring, wood weighted windows, and glass knob vintage doors to impart old-world charm and character to newly built structures. End with wine and cheese.

Guests: Minimum 8; Maximum 15
Host: Gary & Sherry Stevener
Contact Phone: 214-801-1212
Contact Email: sherry@canyonpeaks.com
Location: Canyon Peaks Ranch
6171 FM 32, Fischer, TX, 78623 - south on RR 12, right at Junction, 5.9 miles West on FM 32, on left
Date/Time: 04/03/2018   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Tuesday)
Reservations Closed

Raised Beds and Container Gardening

Join our discussion of some of the easier ways to combat the reality of poor, thin, and alkaline soils that are so common here. Learn shortcuts to making raised beds and gardening in pots, planters, fabric gardens, vertical gardens and more!

Guests: Minimum 5; Maximum 15
Host: Tim Thompson
Contact Phone: 512-847-2618
Contact Email: tst@anvilcom.com
Location: King Feed & Hardware
14210 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/07/2018   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Saturday)
Reservations Closed

Backyard Birding

Learn how to attract and identify some of the more commonly seen birds that come to our feeders and water features here in central Texas. Best kinds of food, feeders and native plantings will be discussed and we will finish with a stroll back to the bird blind behind the Community Center to do a little bird-watching.

Guests: Minimum 10; Maximum 15
Host: Susan Evans (President of the Wimberley Birding Society)
Contact Phone: 512-847-0188
Contact Email: susrevans@gmail.com
Location: Wimberley Community Center; Blanco Room
Date/Time: 04/10/2018   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Tuesday)
Reservations Closed

Make a Wool Christmas Garland

Using a variety of wool strips 8#, you will design a unique garland to go around a small Christmas tree; finish it off with a jingle bell. Snacks and drinks provided.

Guests: Minimum 5; Maximum 7
Host: Linda Buckley
Contact Phone: 281-620-5452
Contact Email: trebuckley@att.net
Location: Wimberley Library - Meeting Room
Date/Time: 04/10/2018   1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Tuesday)
$23.00 per person
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Herbs! Culinary Medicinals & Spring Tonics

Discover the many health benefits of everyday herbs that you can grow yourself or find in your kitchen pantry. Learn to make your own therapeutic honeys, vinegars and oxymels. You will take home your own handmade herbal remedies!

Guests: Minimum 8; Maximum 15
Host: Robyn T. Clark, Proprietress
Contact Phone: 512-847-2375
Contact Email: robyn@theherbroom.com
Location: The Herb Room, 13710 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/10/2018   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Tuesday)
Reservations Closed

Wine 101 & Tasting

A wine 101 introduction of Old World and New World producers will be presented. 4 wines will be introduced and sampled. Main regions, varietals, and styles of wine will be discussed in detail as wines are savored and analyzed. In addition, small bites will be offered.

Guests: Minimum 12; Maximum 20
Host: Nancy Sallaberry
Contact Phone: 661-312-4168
Contact Email: casavindemia@gmail.com
Location: 14015 RR 12, #14, Wimberley, Texas 78676
Cypress Creek Side - The Quarter Shops
Date/Time: 04/12/2018   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Thursday)
$30.00 per person
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Spring Vegetable Gardening

The second wave of spring veggie gardening: everything you need to know to put more and better vegetables on your table with the least possible effort.

Guests: Minimum 5; Maximum 15
Host: Tim Thompson
Contact Phone: 512-847-2618
Contact Email: tst@anvilcom.com
Location: King Feed & Hardware
14210 RR 12, Wimberley
Date/Time: 04/21/2018   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Saturday)
$12.00 per person
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Fun & Games

Hand & Foot (Card Game) for Beginners

Similar to Canasta, Hand & Foot is a popular card game in the area. You'll learn the basics and a few variations (like the Zombie!) that make the game so much fun.

Guests: Minimum 4; Maximum 16
Host: Shirley Schliessmann
Contact Phone: 605-695-3168
Contact Email: shirleyschliess8572@gmail.com
Location: Wimberley Village Library, 400 FM 2325
Next to HEB
Date/Time: 03/22/2018   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Thursday)
$15.00 per person
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Spring Bellydance at Open Space

A fun and educational event to learn the basics and the history of Bellydance! Led by an instructor with extensive knowledge and experience, this will be a great event for all levels to enjoy! Bottled water will be provided. Please call with any questions.

Guests: Minimum 10; Maximum 30
Host: Jennifer Zavaleta
Contact Phone: 512-643-2777; 512-289-9003
Contact Email: jen@openspacewimberley.com
Location: Open Space, 801 FM 2325, Wimberley, 78676
Near the Jr. High, blue building between Mag's Burgers and Subway. www.openspacewimberley.com
Date/Time: 04/14/2018   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Saturday)
$10.00 per person
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Bunco Babes Luncheon

Warm up your dice Bunco Babes! Get ready for another exciting Spring Event game with cash prizes, a nice lunch, and plenty of good, clean fun!

Guests: Minimum 5; Maximum 17
Host: Pat Bruns, Robin Estepp and Veronica Erwin
Contact Phone: 512-376-8219; 512-557-2543; 830-613-9397
Contact Email: Pat@patsellshomesintexas.com
Location: Cactus Coffee Shop - 9595 RR 12, Wimberley
RR 12 & FM 32, Unit #4
Date/Time: 04/18/2018   11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Wednesday)
Reservations Closed

Mah Jongg Marathon

A fun day of friendly play for experienced Mah Jongg players! We'll break in the 2018 card and have a great time while supporting a great cause. Lunch will be served and prizes will be awarded.

Guests: Minimum 8; Maximum 24
Host: Shirley Schliessmann and Tuesday/Wednesday Mah Jongg Groups
Contact Phone: 605-695-3168
Contact Email: shirleyschliess8572@gmail.com
Location: Wimberley Community Center; Senior Lounge
Date/Time: 05/02/2018   9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Wednesday)
$20.00 per person; $1.50 at the door for cash prizes
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