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Round Top_June 2021

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JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON Kelly Wearstler at Marburger Farm Antique Show THROUGH AUGUST 28 Meet the Artist Tours. On Saturdays, stroll the streets of Round Top on a 3.5- hour guided tour showcasing artists and artisans. Enjoy Royer's pie and an iced tea, sweet or unsweet. 9:30 am – 1 pm Saturdays; tickets $65. getaroundtop. com/meet-the-artists-tours. MONDAYS Monday Night Hamburger Social. The Round Top Rifle Association hosts a dinner of burgers, chicken sandwiches, hotdogs, and chili dogs, first four Mondays each month, 5:30 – 8 pm. Cash only, no credit cards. At Round Top Rifle Hall, 710 FM 1457. JUNE 7 – JULY 17 50th Round Top Music Festival. Six weeks of symphonic events celebrating Festival Hill's 50th anniversary, including the Round Top Music Festival Young Artists in Residence, concerts, and master classes. Six guest conductors perform. Rehearsals gratis, open to the public. See page 42 for Festival Hill schedule. JUNE 7 – JULY 30 Summer Art Camps. Whatever your child's interest — photography, writing, woodworking, ceramics, musical theater, bookbinding, collage, gardening — Arts for Rural Texas (ARTS) offers an art camp or workshop for it. For 1st to 12th graders in Fayetteville, La Grange, Schulenburg, and Weimer. childrens-programs. SATURDAY, JUNE 12 Ro u n d Top Mu s i c Fe s t i va l Opening-Day Concerts. At 3:30 pm, the Opening Chamber Music Concert SEPTEMBER 10 - OCTOBER 17 "William Anzalone: New Work." Red & White Gallery hosts a solo exhibition for landscape master William Anzalone, whose work depicts Round Top and the surrounding areas. Opening reception September 11, 4 pm. 102 W. Main St., Fayetteville, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 Solar-Wilson Village Traditional Af rican Opening Ceremony. Big reveal of the new African-inspired event center and lodging. Day-long music, dancing, cuisine, art, and Afrocentric fashion on the Village grounds near Ledbetter, starting at 1 pm. OCTOBER 14 – 31 Round Top Fall Antiques Show The fall event we wait all year for. Hundreds of dealers and thousands of buyers descend upon our little 24-mile stretch of Texas State Highway 237. SUMMERING IN ROUND TOP Some choose to summer in the Vineyard, while others choose Colorado. Hands down, we prefer Round Top. Here's a calendar of cool things to do that you won't want to miss. And, be sure to check, as events will be added as summer rolls on. Compiled by Ryland Holmes Fowler William Anzalone's My Place #2, 2021, at Red & White Gallery COURTESY THE ARTIST AND RED & WHITE GALLERY, FAYETTEVILLE performs compositions by Camille Saint- Saëns, Beethoven, and Jean Françaix. At 7:30 pm, guest conductor Gregory Vajda leads the Texas Festival Orchestra through works by Beethoven. At Festival Concert Hall. FRIDAY – SUNDAY, JULY 2 – 4 G i d d i n g s S e s q u i c e n t e n n i a l Celebration. Grimes Street Music Fest with Texas Unlimited Band at Courthouse Square; Sesquicentennial Celebration with vendors and programs at Courthouse Square; VFD's Firemen's Feast at Firemen's Park; Fury on the Fourth Bull Riding at Lee County Sheriff's Posse Arena; fireworks at dark at Firemen's Park. SUNDAY, JULY 4 171st Consecutive 4th of July Parade in Round Top. The longest-running parade west of the Mississippi River, with floats, antique cars, and a good ol' Americana parade, not to mention a slew of patriotic locals and visitors in head-to-toe red, white, and blue. SATURDAY, JULY 10 Fayetteville City-Wide Garage Sale. The annual sale draws folks from around the countryside. Opens at 7:30 am, over by noon. 60

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