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Wednesday, April 9, 2008 • Posted April 8, 2008

April 4-20

• Coming to The Wimberley Playhouse weekends April 4 through 20, Ira Levin's breathtaking thriller, Deathtrap. Its twists and turns will leave you on the edge of your seat as you wonder who's next! Tickets go on sale March 24. For reservations and more information, call (512) 847-0575.

April 10

• Blanco Project Graduation will host a Senior Volleyball Game, boys vs girls. Doors open at 6:30 with a mean, game scheduled to start at 7:00pm.

• Blanco County Cat Coalition will be having a meeting Thursday, April 10 at the Blanco Public Library at 6:30 pm. The Blanco County Cat Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the problem of the feral cat population in Blanco County by using the proven method of Trap-Neuter-Return, or TNR. For more information about the coalition, call Stacy at 830-833-1322.

April 12

• Blanco Project Graduation will host Annual 5K Fun Run, starting at courthouse for more information go on-line to

• Blanco Historic Cemetery Medallion presentation and reenactment at 2:00 PM. Call Laura Mabrito, 830-833-2026.

April 13

• Blanco Project Graduation will host Bass Tournament at Canyon Lake, $800, guaranteed first place. Visit for registration form and rules.

April 17

• UpDate Blanco: What is Going On?, a town hall meeting sponsored by the Blanco Woman's Club will be held from 7:00 p.m. To 9:00 p.m. at the Old Blanco County Courthouse. Featured at this meeting, open to the public for no charge, will be presentations from eight community projects that have a significant impact on our community. Projects include the new library plans, Blanco State Park programs, Gem of Hills aquatic center, Oral History project, The Second Mile: Youth Rec Center, Sesquicentenniel Events, Chamber of Commerce, and the old School Renovation project. For information call 833-5774 or 833-4868. Refreshments, Door prizes.

April 19-20

• American Cancer Society- Blanco County Relay for Life Johnson City,TX - Johnson City football stadium-7:p.m.-7:00a.m. Cancer survivor dinner- 5:00p.m. Cancer survivor lap-7:00p.m. Luminaria Ceremony- 10:00p.m. For more info visit or call Kasi Baker at 210-415-9591.

April 19-20, 2008

• Johnson City, Texas Wildflower Days - The Spirit of the Hill Country. Wildflower photo workshop, interaction with Master Gardeners, rainwater demos, historic home and garden tour, farmer's market with food and product vendors, arts and crafts booths, live music, wildflower touring maps! 830-868-7684.

April 19

• Cajun Music & Food Festival sponsored by the Cajun French Music Assn. Of San Antonio, at Anhalt Hall, Anhalt, Texas. 3 Cajun Bands, Dance Lessons (10-11am) Ed Gary & Cajun Aces (11am-3pm) Austin Cajun Aces (3-7pm), Gary Bertrand (7-11pm). Cooking demonstrations by Al Simon Cajun Microwaves. FOOD, FUN, BEER, WINE, or BYOB. Admission to grounds $8.00, under 12 free, free parking. For information call 210-240-2456.

April 26

• Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservation Society Gala, Dance, Dinner, Raffle, and Silent Auction. 830-833-2211

April 27

• National Day of Prayer for Victims of Child Abuse

May 3

• Blanco JR/SR Prom.

• Washer Pitching Tournament to be held at Yett Memorial Park as part of the Blanco Rodeo Association-Tiny West Memorial PBR Bull Riding. Registration starts @ 11:30am, and the tournament will start at 1:00pm. $20.00 per team. Come join the fun.

May 4

• Blanco Project Graduation will host Spring Golf Tournament at Vaaler Golf Course (Rocking J Ranch). For more information visit

May 17

• 20th Annual Blanco Classic Car Show, Blanco State Park, 10:30am – 3:30pm. Call Dobie Benson, 830-833-5348.

May 30

• Blanco High School Class of 2008 will graduate.

June 14-15

• 4th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival, Classes & Demos, Vendors on the Square, Maps to Lavender Farms, Local Artists, Music. Call Blanco Chamber of Commerce, 830-833-5101.

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