News in and about Dripping Springs, Texas

Hays County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., has lifted the burn ban in the unincorporated area of Hays County until further notice. Hays County Fire Marshal Mark Chambers said that recent rains have made it safer to burn than in past weeks, although if low humidity returns to the area the […]

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Dripping Springs Farmers Market is today, September 17th, at The Triangle (12 at 290) from 3-7pm. New vendors this week include Tandem Farm Co. with locally raised, pastured-based chicken. For complete vendor line-up: http://bit.ly/XC2uHN

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Last October we posted that Chicken Express was coming to the lot in front of Home Depot. If you haven’t driven by lately, it’s now well on its way.

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Upcoming events in Dripping Springs, Texas, and just beyond: Dripping with Taste Festival is Saturday, September 13, 2014 on the grounds of the Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center in Dripping Springs. Word is, this year’s setup is totally different than last year with “lots of new things going on” […]

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On Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 10am – 11:3am, Dripping Springs Community Library (501 Sportsplex Trail) presents “Dog Training: Having the Well-Mannered, Obedient Dog You Always Wanted” with guest speaker Carl Cappolino, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Canine Behavioral Specialist, whose presentation will touch on: What is a well-trained […]

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Upcoming events in Dripping Springs, Texas, and just beyond: “Sip and Paint” at Mazama’s on Mercer St. in Dripping Springs, on Thursday September 11, 2014, from 6pm – 8pm. In two hours you will have created a 16×20 acrylic canvas painting. Wine and snacks will be available for purchase at […]

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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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