Lakefest – A “Liquid Racetrack”

lakefestYou’ll want to head to the Texas Hill Country for some exciting events this coming weekend and throughout this month.

The Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce turns Lake Marble Falls into a liquid quarter-mile “racetrack and the banks of the lake into a wild, three-day boat race party during the annual Lakefront Boat Races Friday through Sunday, Aug. 9-11. The event will attract more than 120 boats. Visit or call (800) 759-8178 for more information.

The annual Peddler Show at the Convention Center in New Braunfels also runs Friday through Sunday. This event offers shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that can’t be duplicated. Whether your style is trendy or traditional, classic or contemporary, you’re sure to find that perfect gift at The Peddler Show! Whether you’re looking for personalized designs, creative gifts or unique jewelry, the Peddler Show has it all! It’s the perfect street of shops-customized just for you! Don’t miss the shopping experience designed to be as individual and unique as you are! Visit or call (512) 358-1000.

On Sunday, Aug. 11, there will be art, wine and live music at the Second Sunday Gallery from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visit for details.

Then from Aug. 15-17, the 83rd Annual Blanco County Fair and Rodeo and Big Carnival unfolds at the county fairgrounds. Visit their website at for all the details.

The annual Texas Hills Vineyards Grape Stomp near Johnson City will be held Aug. 24-25. Visit for more information.

That same day begins the two-day Becker Vineyards 17th Annual Grape Stomp. For more information visit

This is just a taste of some of the events going on in August. Visit our blog next week for more details. You’ll need a place to stay while taking in these events, so come on down to Roadrunner RV Park to experience all the fun in our area. Visit to book your next stay.



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