Event Calendar For April 2016

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A Postcard from Round Top Competition
March 9-April 30
The Gallery at Round Top is holding A Postcard from Round Top, an open competition to have your work published on a Round Top Postcard! Open to all ages and all media- from cell phone photos to paintings on canvas!

Capture the uniqueness of Round Top- it could be people, an event, buildings, landscape, objects, animals...anything you think that speaks of the town and the surrounding area.

Selected works will be chosen for reproduction as cards and postcards with your name attached to the work.  To enter, contact Karen at 979-249-4119 or ARTtgart@aol.com.  Or pop into The Gallery at Round Top for an entry form.  Competition opens March 9th and closes April 30, 2016. 1 entry for $10 or 3 entries for $25.  Lots of winners! Top 3 awards! Everyone gets a vote.

The Gallery at Round Top
203 E Austin St, Round Top, TX 78954
(979) 249-4119
$10/$25

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Bybee Square Sounds
April 1
Dance the night away with Black Cat Choir hosted by the merchants of Bybee Square.

Bybee Square on the Patio
6:00 p.m.

David Hall Hodges at The Gallery at Round Top
April 1
Discover & delight in the designs of jewelry artist, David Hall Hodges, at The Gallery at Round Top! Come meet David and find your new favorite piece among his outstanding new collection.

The Gallery at Round Top
203 East Austin St., Round Top, TX 78954
(979) 249-4119

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Jackie Myers
April 2
Live country music from Jackie Myers.

Rohan Meadery
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
6002 FM 2981 La Grange, TX 78945
979-249-5652

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Texas Wines Festival Half Marathon
April 3
It's the perfect runner's weekend out! Savor the experience of this spectacular Half Marathon & 10K/5K series and sip on Texas Wines from the Texas Independence Wine Trail at the delicious Food & Wine event after the race! Join the 2016 Texas Wine Series and run in the heart of the Texas Wine Country. Between your run and the tasty treats, you'll see why Texas never tasted so good! ?

Included: custom tech shirt, custom bib (by Mar 3) with your name, and finisher's medallion. The Wine & Food event includes your commemorative wine glass, wine flight, and delicious catered food and tasty treats. Non-running guests are welcome to attend and can be registered online for a $45 fee which includes food, wine, and commemorative wine glass. 

Register online at the website link below.

Whistling Duck Vineyard & Winery
1213 Cr 273, Weimar, TX 78962
(979) 733-7582

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Jerry Finnegan's Sister
April 7 - 17
For our second play in the Studio Series, we bring you this touching comedy by Jack Neary. Brian has spent the last 10 years of his life wrestling with an unrequited "something" for his best friend's sister, but now Beth is about to get married, so will it be too late?

Curtain Times: Thursdays 7:30 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 p.m., Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Preview, February 11th $15.00  ~  Student rate $15.00.  Reservations recommended, all unsold seats are $15.00 15 minutes prior to the performance.

Unity Theatre
300 Church Street, Brenham
979-830-8358
$25.00

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Poetry at Round Top
April 15-17
Poetry at Round Top is an annual festival presenting the nation's most exciting and prominent poets over three days of readings, workshops, and conversations on craft.

Featured Poets: Robert Hass, Terrance Hayes, Dorianne Laux, Dunya Mikhail, Maurice Manning, Carmen Tafolla, Rosemary Catacalos, Benjamin Alire Saenz and Sasha West.

Visit the Poetry at Round Top website at the link below for more information and to register!

Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Road, Round Top, Texas 78954
979-249-3129

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
April 16 - CANCELLED
A Taste of Life Series Salon Performance by Mary Margaret Mann.  Limited Seating

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

The Gallery at Round Top
6:30 p.m.
203 E. Austin, Round Top
979-249-4119
$25.00

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Round Top Carmine ISD Education Foundation Art Event
April 17
The Round Top Carmine ISD Education Foundation is hosting an incredible Art Event! Live student and professional art demonstrations will be available for sale along with works from the RTCISD students from grades Pre-K-12. Free to the public.

J.W.'s Pavilion
2:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
122 S Hauptstrasse St, Carmine, TX 78932
Free

Open Mic Poetry Night
April 21
Calling all poets! Come read one of your poems aloud at Open Mic Poetry Night.  Open to youth and adult poets, emerging and established poets.  April is National Poetry Month, so come on out and show your support at this free, fun event.  Reception to follow the readings.

Poets- please contact Laura Guidry at 713-408-6411 or lqguidry@hotmail.com to sign up.

Round Top Family Library
7:00 p.m.
206 W. Mill St., Round Top, TX 78954
979-247-2700
Free

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Kountry Chic Karaoke
April 21
Time to put on your party hats and head out for The Stone Cellar's Kountry Chic Karaoke Show! It's always a wild time.

The Stone Cellar
6:30p.m.-10:30p.m.
550 N Washington St., Round Top, TX 78954
(979) 249-3390

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The KGB Band at The Stone Cellar
April 22
Calling all Cellar Dwellers: Time to put on your party hats and head for The Stone Cellar! We will be featuring one the area's up and coming groups, The KGB Band.

The Stone Cellar
6:30p.m.-10:30p.m.
550 N Washington St., Round Top, TX 78954
(979) 249-3390

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Let the Good Times Roll!
April 23
You are invited to Henkel Square Market's 1st Annual - Let the Good Times Roll! Featuring a Crawfish Boil and delicious BBQ. Buy your plate directly from the chef's. Beer and wine sales to benefit The Round Top Area Chamber of Commerce.

Music is provided by Wood & Wire Band - Performances are Noon - 3 p.m. 

Henkel Square Market
11a.m. - 3p.m.
201 N. Live Oak
979-249-5840

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Salon Competition 2016
April 23
The 2016 Salon Competition and Exhibition Opens. Exhibition runs April 23 - May 14. Over $2000 in prizes.

Deadline for entry is March 4, 2016, and the exhibition is open to works in all media.  Judge is Robert Burridge. Digital entries only. Apply online or print the entry form.

Receipt of hand-delivered artwork: April 17
Receipt of shipped artwork: April 15

The Gallery at Round Top
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
203 E. Austin, Round Top
979-249-4119

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B.F.F. Spring Pick Up Party feat. Jackie Myers Band
April 23
B.F.F. Spring Pick Up Party with Live Music from Jackie Myers Band.

Rohan Meadery
6002 FM 2981 La Grange, TX 78945
979-249-5652

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Anthony Moreno Band at The Stone Cellar
April 23
Calling all Cellar Dwellers: Come on out to The Stone Cellar Dance Hall and sway to the classic country music of the Anthony Moreno Band.

The Stone Cellar
6:00p.m.-10:30p.m.
550 N Washington St., Round Top, TX 78954
(979) 249-3390
$5.00

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Town Hall Meeting with County Judge Edward F. Janecka
April 27
Please join us for a Town Hall meeting with County Judge Edward F. Janecka to discuss traffic issues during the antique show and possible solutions.

Round Top Rifle Hall
6:30 p.m.
710 FM 1457, Round Top

Back Yard BBQ & Guitar Party feat. McCallum Classical Guitar Ensemble
April 28
You're invited to a Back Yard BBQ & Guitar Party here at ARTS featuring the talented McCallum Classical Guitar Ensemble.  Come meet these talented young musicians and enjoy BBQ, beer and great music.  If raining, we will move to the Country Place Hotel Ball Room.

Please RSVP! Dinner starts at 6pm followed by the concert at 7pm. This is a free will donation event supporting ARTS Children's Programs.

ARTS for Rural Texas
6:00 p.m.
114 N Live Oak St, Fayetteville, TX 78940
(979) 378-2113

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Concert Classics
April 29
Hakan Rosengren on the clarinet with pianist Nanako Urase. The Concert Classics Series is funded through a matching grant program from the Frank & Jean Raymond Foundation. Tickets are $18 online/ $20 at the door.

Celebrations - On the Square
7:00 p.m.
La Grange
979-966-8251

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