History, Bull Riding and Barbecue in the Texas Hill Country

A living history event depicting fighting in the Pacific.

A living history event depicting World War II fighting in the Pacific Theater.

The coming weeks are filled with exciting events near our park.

The Pacific Combat Living History Re-enactment will be conducted Aug. 31 to Sept. 1 at 500 E. Austin St. in Fredericksburg. History comes to life with a World War II battle re-enactment including uniformed actors, guns, tanks and a flamethrower! Performances daily at 10:30 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visit www.pacificwarmuseum.org or call (830) 997-8600 for more information.

Then on Sept. 14 top talent on the bull riding circuit will congregate at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds in Fredericksburg for Professional Bull Riding

Two rounds of completion start at 7:30 p.m. Dance after the show. Call (830) 997-2359 or visit www.gillespiefair.com for more information.

That same day, the annual Hill Country Heartbeat, a fundraiser for the Blanco Volunteer Ambulance Corps, will be held at Yett Memorial Park in Blanco from 4 p.m. to midnight. The event includes BBQ, two raffles and a concert. A $20 donation is asked. Visit www.hillcountryheartbeat.org or contact Reba Neagle at (512) 970-8332rebaneagle@gmail.comBar-b--que on the Pedernales promo

Meanwhile, mark your calendar now for the annual Barbeque on the Pedernales Oct. 26 at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, Texas.

Oct. 26 may sound like a long ways off but there is a limited number of premium tables available so you should act soon.

This year’s entertainment will be Asleep at the Wheel. This iconic group has maintained its devotion to classic-style Western swing since its formation in 1970.

Sponsors are The Salt Lick, “Bar-b-que Like No Other,” Pecan Street Brewing in Johnson City and Friends of Lyndon B. Johnson Historical Park.

For more information and to make reservations visit www.friendsoflbjnationalpark.org or call (830) 868-7128 ext. 222.

This is just a taste of some of the events going on this fall. 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 www.roadruunerrvparktexas.com to book your next stay.

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