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Events & Festivals


The 30th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest

October 06 to October 09
The Gruene Music & Wine Fest began in 1987 with the purpose of promoting Texas and Americana music in a fun and relaxed setting while raising funds for the United Way of Comal County. Over the years, it has become a three day celebration not only of Texas and Americana music, but also a celebration of Texas Wine Month.

Here are some of the highlighted artists from the past few years:
2012 - Clint Black, Pat Green, Asleep at the Wheel, Stoney LaRue
2011 - B.B. King, Lucinda Williams, Los Lonely Boys, Pat Green
2010 - Jack Ingram, Tanya Tucker, Randy Rogers/Stoney LaRue
2009 - Pat Green, Joe Ely Reunion Band, Asleep at the Wheel
2008 - The Flatlanders, Leon Russell, Randy Rogers Band

Website: More info here.
Contact: 830-629-5077

Humana Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon

December 03 to December 04
The flat and fast marathon and half marathon routes are perfect for runners and walkers at every level. The race routes will highlight the signature sights of San Antonio, including the Alamo and lush Mission Trail, home of five missions and centuries of culture. In true rockstar fashion, 70 live bands, 40 cheer teams and themed water stations will line the course to keep you entertained from start to finish.
Website: More info here.
Contact: Register Online

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