Wimberley, Texas News & Events

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Wimberley Players – Come Back ….. Jimmy Dean!

Posted By on April 30, 2014

come back jimmy deanIn a small Texas town, a fan club of middle-aged women meet at Woolworth’s on the 20th anniversary of Jimmy Dean’s death. As they share memories, some true, some not, the plot blends comedy and pathos — and revelation.

The Wimberley Players began performing “Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean” on April 11. The play continues through May 4 every Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm.

The performance is at the Wimberley Playhouse, 450 Old Kyle Rd.

You can call 512-847-0575 to purchase tickets or visit http://www.wimberleyplayers.org/ to purchase on-line.

Ticket prices are $19. Student tickets are $10 with ID.

Early Voting

Posted By on April 26, 2014

voteBegins Monday, April 28, 2014

Early voting for the city’s May 10 election of two council members and mayor and special bond election begins on Monday, April 28.  All voting is at the Wimberley Community Center.

5th Annual Wimberley Spring Walk – Volunteers Needed!

Posted By on April 25, 2014

walkApril 26 & 27

7:00 am to 3:00 pm

The fifth annual Wimberley Spring Walk sponsored by the City of Wimberley and the New Braunfels Wanderers Group is Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27.  The five- and 10-mile walk is a non-competitive event with a well-marked trail that starts at the Community Center, goes through the Cypress Creek Nature Trail, Blue Hole Regional Park and the City/County hike and bike trail.  Walkers check in between 7 a.m. and noon and must complete the walk by 3 p.m. each day.

Wimberley has in the past provided volunteers to staff two check points along the trail.  The duties involve talking to the walkers, stamping their walk cards and giving directions.  The check points are best staffed by two peopleto provide company and assistancefor each of two shifts both days7 to 11 a.m. and 11 to 2 p.m.  That said, we need eight volunteers to staff the tables.  If youre interested in participating in this fun event, please contact Bob Flocke at his email:

Butterfly Crafts for Children at the Library

Posted By on April 24, 2014

butterfly clipartFriday, April 25

3:30 PM

Get ready for Butterfly Day.  Children can come after school and make a fancy fluttering butterfly that, just like the ideas they learn at the library, will follow them right out the door and beyond.

Concert at the Blue Hole – Last Night

Posted By on April 23, 2014

picnicThis Friday marks the last performance in the Third Annual “Concert in the Park Series”. Come see Country singer Ryan Beaver perform at the Blue Hole Regional Park from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Dripping Springs Vodka and the City of Wimberley are working together to host this event.

Bring blankets, picnic baskets and lawn chairs.

Admission by donation.

Call (512) 660-9111 or visit http://www.cityofwimberley.com for more information.

Trifecta of entertainment nominees from Wimberley Players

Posted By on April 22, 2014

Central Texas Excellence In Theatre AwardsCongratulations to our very own Wimberley Players!  They have been nominated for three categories in the 2013 Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards presented by the staff and writers of Austin Entertainment Weekly with much assistance from Broadway World Austin’s Editor Jeff Davis.

Nominees include:

Outstanding Theatre Outside Of Austin City Limits
Wimberley Players

Best Direction of a Musical
Jim Lindsay, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Best Scenic Design
Carroll Dolezal, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

 

Winners will be announced online on Friday, May 2

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St. Stephen’s School Earth Day PreK Event

Posted By on April 22, 2014

earth day & kidsFor the third year, area preschoolers and families are invited to a fun and free way to celebrate Earth Day at St. Stephen’s School.  Not So Creepy Critters will introduce young ones to some of Earth’s most interesting friends. There will be creative crafts for busy little hands and guests are invited to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy on the playground after the festivities.

Friday, April 25th from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Visit www.ststeveschool.org for more details.

Important City Meetings

Posted By on April 21, 2014

cell towerTuesday, April 22, 2014

6 to 8 p.m

Wimberley Community Center

AT&T and American Tower representatives will hold a public workshop to discuss their proposed 105-foot cell tower at the US Postal Service’s Wimberley Post Office.  Their purpose is to explain their plans and to get a sense of public opinion on the project.


road work constructionWednesday, April 23

6:00 pm

Wimberley Community Center

The city will host an informational meeting on the proposed road bond issue and accompanying property tax that will appear on the May 10 city election ballot.  The nature of the meeting is informational.  City officials will be present to provide information and to answer questions about the proposal.