WHAT'S HAPPENING? October festivals and HOWLoween fun
Here’s a listing of community events happening in the Highland Lakes this week. Click the links for details and to add an event directly to your digital calendar or share with friends and family.
For details on bigger events this week, view the stories on 101HighlandLakes.com.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
'Intro to Essential Oils'
Regina Cubriel presents "Intro to Essential Oils and Aroma Touch" at the Johnson City Library.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
'Spiders in the Garden'
Master Naturalist Sheryl Smith-Rogers offers a free Master Gardener Green Thumbs program on "Spiders in Gardens, in Homes, and in Texas" at the Kingsland Branch Library.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
HOWLoween pet costume contest
The HOWLoween pet costume contest at Salem's Center in Marble Falls benefits Living Love Animal Rescue. The shelter's ghoulish crew of volunteers will have treats for humans.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
Free family fishing at Inks Dam
Bring your family to Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery for a free morning of fishing. Register in advance.
Concert for the Cure
This free outdoor concert in Spicewood raises money for Susan G. Komen and features Pauline Reese and Lyn Cody.
Oktoberfest in Kingsland
Celebrate Oktoberfest at the Kingsland Community Center.
'From Rags to Riches'
Learn how to repurpose old fabric into something beautiful at this Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site program.
Artoberfest in Llano
Artoberfest features German food, live music, a silent auction, and an art sale.
Kingsland Chamber Music Festival
Grammy Award-winning Jody Miller, the “Queen of the House,” and special guest Tommy Elskes perform at the Kingsland Chamber Music Festival.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 14
Buckaroo Ball and golf tournament
The annual Buckaroo Ball and golf tournament at Escondido Golf and Lake Club in Horseshoe Bay benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Highland Lakes.
NEXT TWO WEEKENDS
'The Marvelous Wonderettes'
Sweet Berry Farm's Harvest of Fall Fun
Pumpkins, children's activities, and plenty of photo opportunities at this Sweet Berry Farm festival.
Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch
Pick the perfect pumpkin, listen to story time, and enjoy more fall-related fun at the Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch.
Live music in the Highland Lakes
Check the Events Calendar for regular and special live musical performances across the area.
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