News in and about Dripping Springs, Texas

The Mercantile Wine and Tapas Bar has been softly opening for the past week or so, but their open times are now official and they’re ready to spread the word. Located in the former The Dudley’s Wine Bar and Taproom, the building – inside and out – has been completely […]

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A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class will be offered in Dripping Springs in September. The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills such fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT training prepares citizens to […]

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The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival has finalized the songwriters appearing at the festival and they’re coming from near and far to appear in downtown Dripping Springs October 17-19. You can get the run down on all the songwriters on the festival website: drippingspringssongwritersfestival.com.

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With the assistance of a National Park Service grant to the city, the Dripping Springs Trails Plan Advisory Committee is currently working on a plan for trails development in the city and its surrounding extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). According the the committee: “We envision a world-class trail system that connects different […]

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The 8th Annual Hill Country Rally for Kids is this weekend, August 15 -17, 2014, at Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood. The annual car and motorcycle show benefits local children’s programs and activities. This year’s event promises more car and classes, a new class for classic tractors, and 18 and […]

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The Austin American-Statesman’s (unfortunately titled) article on the petition regarding the Headwaters subdivision slated to go in next to Sunset Canyon with a proposed 1,000 homes on 1,500 acres. An amendment regarding the subdivision will be before Dripping Springs City Council on Tuesday. Article with link to petition and additional […]

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Reminder that the Dripping Springs Farmers Market – Official is today, August 6, 2014, and our new addiction, Tamale Addiction, is scheduled to be there. Market is 3-7pm at The Triangle (RR 12 @ 290). You can download the vendor line-up as a PDF here.

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The Hays County Commissioners Court reinstated the Burn Ban during court this morning.

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Looks like froyo is coming to Mercer. Drippin’ with Delights frozen yogurt shop has the key to the former Sunrise Cafe location (across from Rippy’s) and they’re now live on Facebook here.

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A public meeting is being held on Thursday, July 31st at 5:30pm at Hays County Precinct 4 Office on Roger Hanks Parkway in Dripping Springs to address concerns regarding Hays County’s grass and brush maintenance in county road right-of-ways. Concerns include measures the County takes to prevent the spread of […]

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