Event Calendar For April 2017

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Art After School Spring Session
April 4th - May 11th

Art After School Spring Session

Class Size Limited!

Classes are on Tuesdays & Thursdays at The Round Top Library Beginning:

April 4th - May 11th, 2017
After school - 5:00 pm

(Transportation by School bus provided by Round Top ISD) FREE to grades 2th & 3rd

Registration Opens March 20th!

Register ONLINE at www.artsforruraltexas.org, or call ARTS for a hard copy registration form All forms must be turned in to ARTS by registration deadline, March 29th, 2017.

For more information: Call or E-mail

Sponsored by: Arts For Rural Texas

114 N. Live Oak St, PO Box 33, Fayetteville, TX 78940

Royers Round Top Cafe Concert & Dinner
Thurs, April 6th
Royers Round Top Cafe Concert & Dinner

What an amazing night this will be!  Hear great music by Radney Foster and Kyle Hutton on Thursday, April 6th as you enjoy a family style dinner with sophisticated comfort food provided by Royers Cafe in the field behind Royers Pie Haven on Henkel Square.

Dinner: 6:00pm in the field behind Royers Pie Haven
Concert: 8:00pm under the big oak trees and Texas starry night skies

**Pie and coffee at Royers Pie Haven (not included in ticket price)

Y'all come out and enjoy an awesome night of food, music and fellowship!

Field behind Royers Pie Haven on Henkel Square
6:00pm - 9:00pm
190 Henkel Circle, Round Top, Texas 78954 (Henkel Square)

Eat, Drink & Be Local!
Fri, April 7th
Prost On Block 29 invites you to Eat, Drink & Be Local!

Join Nancy and Chuck Sullivan this Friday at Prost as they cater their LAST public event!  Be sure to stop by and wish them a happy re-retirement!!

Every 1st Friday of the month, we will have a guest culinary cater.  Wine, sangria and beer will be served.

Gourmet pizza with Nancy & Chuck Sullivan of Texas Pizza Wagon.

Pizzas are $15.00/each

Prost on Block 29
5:00 PM
112 Bauer Rummel Rd, Round Top, TX

Piano Duo: Elena Martin & Jose Meliton
Sat, April 8th
Playing in Perfect Synchronization with Hypnotic Poetry!

Returning to the Festival Concert Hall stage, Spanish-born duo pianists Elena Martin and Jose Meliton have been hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the most compelling talents of their generation. Performing Spanish two-piano music, their "playing in perfect synchronization and with hypnotic poetry" (John Salmon, American Music Teacher's Magazine, USA) has gained them international recognition. The Martin-Meliton Duo has received enthusiastic acclaim as guest artists in festivals, concerts, master classes and workshops in more than thirty states in the U.S. as well as in fine halls throughout the world.

Adult $25. Student $10. General seating. Concert tickets will be held at will call on the West side of the concert hall. Doors open 1 hour prior to the concert.

Overnight accommodations are available on campus for this concert weekend.

Office/Information/Room Reservations: 979-249-3129

Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Road, Round Top

The Round Top Area Historical Society
Sat, April 8th
The Round Top Area Historical Society invites you to visit our museums every second Saturday!  Check out their webpage for photos and more information about this organization and historical community as well as upcoming events at the link below. 

The Round Top Area Historical Society (behind Post Office)
12:00pm - 3:00pm
399 E. Mill St, Round Top, TX 78954

Cooking Class with JB Royer
Sun, April 9th
Cooking Class with JB Royer!

Join JB Royer for a special cooking class on Sunday, April 9th with an outdoor picnic-style dinner at the Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten in Brenham!

Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten
307 S. Park St, Brenham, TX 77833

Resurrection Sunday Sunrise Service
Sun, April 16th
Sunrise Service at Haw Creek Church

Join the Round Top Church Christian Fellowship for a Sunday service at Haw Creek Church (on Henkel Square) at 7:00am.

Worship Service will occur at the Christian Fellowship Church at 10:45am.

Henkel Square Market
201 N. Live Oak St.

Bistro 108 Easter Brunch
Sun, April 16th
**Bistro 108 in La Grange will be serving a special Easter Brunch**

Slow Roasted Prime Rib
au jus & creamy horseradish sauce

Honey Glazed Bone In Ham

Rack of Lamb

Baked Salmon Filet
topped with Meyer Lemon Garden Vegetables

 Fried Chicken & Waffles
with Maple Syrup & Butter

Scalloped Potatoes
Green Beans with butter & toasted almonds
Oven Roasted Asparagus
Roasted Cauliflower with apples, raisins, red onions and grapes
Spinach Casserole
Squash Casserole
Fresh Vegetable Medley
Anume Farms Organic Vegetables

Breakfast Specials

Smoked Salmon Egg Benedict
Hollandaise, Dill & Capers
Roasted Potatoes
Tomato & Avocado
Fresh Fruit

Godiva Omelet
Three Egg Omelet
Filled with Herbed Cream Cheese & Artichoke Hearts
Roasted Potatoes & Bacon
Fresh Fruit

Please call to make your reservation!!

Bistro 108
108 S. Main St, La Grange, TX 78945

"Sing For Your Supper" Houston Grand Opera
Mon, April 17th
Houston Grand Opera is Coming to Fayette County!
"Sing For Your Supper"
Monday, April 17th & Tuesday, April 18th

After playing for two local schools eariler in the day, HGO will "sing for their supper" and for you, our honored guests.  Jeanne will be making a delicious Italian dinner, the wine will be flowing and these wonderful artisits will share their talent with all after a lovely meal.

The Country Place Hotel in Fayetteville is hosting the entire troop at no cost so they can perform at the schools for two days.

Please RSVP at info@artsforruraltexas.org by April 14th!

Country Place Hotel
6:00 PM
201 W. Fayette St, Fayetteville, TX 78940

Open Mic Poetry Night
Thurs, April 20th



April is National Poetry Month--come read one of your poems aloud!  Open to youth and adult poets, emerging and established writers. Community, please show your support by attending this free, fun event back by popular demand.

 There will be a reception to follow the readings.

Poets, please contact Laura Guidry at: 713-408-6411


email: lqguidry@hotmail.com  to sign up. 

Round Top Family Library
206 W. MIll St, Round Top, TX 78954

Poetry At Round Top
Fri, April 21st-23rd

Save the date for the 16th annual Poetry At Round Top!

**Friday, April 21st - Sunday April 23rd**

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 include:  Vijay Seshadri, Cornelius Eady, Natalie Diaz, Octavio Quintanilla, Wendy Barker, J. Scott Brownlee, Barbara Crooker, Lisa Olstein and Sheila Fiona Black.

Musical Program:  John Mills

Workshop Descriptions:  Full descriptions for the optional workshops are posted at Poetry at Round Top/Workshops. Workshops may be booked when online registration opens in February.

Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Road, Round Top

Henkel Square Martket's 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil
Sat, April 22nd
Crawfish Boil - Another Fun Day of Food and Music!

Make plans to spend the day at Henkel Square Market enjoying the 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil. The mudbugs will be prepared for you by Houston's Ragin' Cajun.  For your listening pleasure, the Wild River Band will be performing from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  All the shops will be open from 10:00am - 5:00pm....How can y'all pass up this fun day!

Henkel Square Market
11:30am - 2:30pm
201 N. Live Oak Round Top
$8.50 per lb.

Rick Hodgins - The Classic Still Life Oil Painting Workshop
Wed, April 26th-28th

Rick Hodgins - The Classic Still Life Oil Painting Workshop

Rick Hodgins was born in1944 in Holdenville, OK and now resides at Lake Travis in the Hudson Bend area with his wife, Sherron.

He was educated at the University of Oklahoma, earning a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1967. He still sits on the Advisory Board of Electrical Engineerig School at OU. He then spent seven years working as an advisor to the Navy while working with Admiral Rickover. He received Entrepreneur of the Year in Oklahoma in 1992. Today he is Director of Emergent Technologies and Chairman of the Board of TexArts Foundation. he enjoys a single digit golf handicap, hunting and fishing.

Rick paints in oils and watercolors. He started watercolor under the tutorage of Gerald Brommer of California. He has also studied with Arne Westerman, Harold Phenix, Sonya Terpening, Tom Palmore, Gregg Kreutz, Otto Decucker, William Shephard, and extensively with David Leffel of The Art Students League of New York. He has studied in Houston, New York and Italy. His paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout The United States and Europe.

The Gallery at Round Top
203 E. Austin St. (located on Bybee Square)

McCallum Classical Guitar Ensemble
Fri, April 28th
Arts For Rural Texas proudly presents: McCallum Classical Guitar Ensemble

Directed by Andrew Clark, this talented group of young people will perform at area high schools for ARTS' Fine Art Assemblies during the day.

Don't miss this very special event!

Come early for refreshments!

**A free will donation will be collected in support of ARTS' Children's Programs**

First United Methodist Church
1215 N. Von Minden St, La Grange, TX.

Painting the Classical Still Life With Rick Hodgins
Sat, April 29th
Painting the Classical Still Life with Rick Hodgins - Demo and Talk

The Gallery at Round Top hosts a special demo and talk by artist Rick Hodgins.  Join Rick as he discusses Painting the Classical Still Life.

Contact The Gallery at Round Top to RSVP.

The Gallery at Round Top (located at Bybee Square)
203 E. Austin St, Round Top

Laura Sgovio Designs Pop-Up
March 24-April 7
Wild Women Wise Women will host during the Spring 2018 Antique Show Laura Sgovio Designs Pop-Up. Laura's jewelry designs combine originality, feminity, and balance. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy her work. 

Bybee Square in Round Top
206 E Mill Street