People love Boerne for the small town atmosphere, Hill Country views, and quaint downtown scenery. However, Boerne also has far more to offer visitors and residents alike than many realize! Boerne is known for rich heritage, great location, and an active community, all of which are showcased by local businesses. No need to research: 15 of the best fun events to attend and businesses to visit in Boerne in February are described below!
1. Attend a Grand Opening
One of the most heralded new Boerne additions, Saint Tryphon Farm & Vineyards will celebrate its grand opening the first week of the month! Developed from “three core loves: Texas, the great wines of the world and good people,” Saint Tryphon is a business that truly encapsulates the spirit of the Hill Country. Head to the Farm for a tasting ($15 per person) for a special dinner event ($100 per person) featuring Master Chef Bobby Flay.
When: February 1st- 4th (Dinner February 2nd), 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: 24 Wasp Creek Rd
2. Laugh Your Way through a Dark Comedy
Originally founded in the early 1990’s, Boerne Community Theater has labored to produces quality, live theater that entertains, educates, and enriches the community for over 20 years. This weekend, they will continue their tradition of excellence with “Incorruptible”, a dark comedy set in medieval France! The play offers a clever, wry look at the dark ages, telling the story of a monastery whose “miracle game” needs an upgrade.
When: Thurs-Sunday until Feb 10 (Check Times Here)
Where: Boerne Community Theatre, 907 E Blanco
3. Send Mom Off for a Well-Deserved Mimosa
Because, honestly, if there’s anyone that deserves a boozy Sunday brunch, it’s Mom. Start off February with a round of morning cocktails at The Roundup’s Moms & Mimosas event! Besides bottomless drink specials (and a serious brunch buffet), the morning will also feature live music by The Smoke Wagon! Later in the day, the party will segway into the Super Bowl event, where dads and kids will join in on the fun...
When: Sunday, February 4, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: 531 FM-3351 N
4. Cheer for the Superbowl
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Not into the whole “hosting” thing this year? Invite your friends and family and head to The Roundup for a Super Bowl watch party! Guests will enjoy live music, a full bar, beer garden, 3-acre playground for kids, food trucks, corn hole, horseshoes, and more (not to mention a plethora of drink specials. Kick-off at 5:30!
When: February 4, 12:00- to 10:00 PM
Where: 531 FM 3351 N
5. Paint a Masterpiece
For the artsy folks in the crowd (or simply those with “artsy” aspirations), join the Cibolo Nature Center for “Painting with Pizzazz: Untamed”. Open to all skill levels, this evening will take place on the second story of the historic Herff home. Plus, the Cibolo Nature Center will include all art materials. All you have to bring is a beverage and a few snacks! The class is limited to 25 people, so call (830) 249-4616 to reserve your spot now!
When: February 8, 6:30 to 9:00 PM
Where: Herff Farm Ranch, 33 Herff Road
6. Support a Great Cause
Founded in 1990, Empty Bowls is an artist-led grassroots movement that makes efforts towards ending hunger. The local Hill Country chapter will host a soup-and-bread benefit on February 10th, inviting guests to select a hand-crafted bowl created by local artisans!
When: February 10, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N Main Street Bldg 100
7. Attend a Concert in a Cave
If you love a total experience when you listen to music, you can’t miss a chance to attend a special Valentine’s Day concert performance at Cave Without a Name! This month’s romantic performance is entitled, “Two Dudes and a Diva- Sing to Love,” a combination of opera and musical theater selections, from classical and pop music. Performers Flicka Rahn, San Antonio tenor Timothy Birt and their brilliant pianist Daniel Wyman are world-renowned musicians (whose incredible talents will only be augmented by the venue’s incredible acoustics!).
When: February 10, 7:00 PM
Where: Cave Without A Name: 325 Kreutzberg Rd.
8. Thirst for Nature: A Taste of Honey
One of our most important local species, bees play an incredibly intricate role in our Hill Country ecosystem! On February 15th, join the Cibolo Nature Center for a buzz-worthy celebration of all things bees, from history to honey.
When: February 15, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: 140 City Park Road
9. Sway to Live, Folksy Music
If there’s one thing we Texans know, it’s live music. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a truly “country” way by visiting the Pa trick Heath Public Library’s February 15th concert: Arts at the Amphitheatre: Beat Root Revival! The Austin-based duo boasts a classic blues-folk sound with a unique twist.
When: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 451 N Main, Patrick Heath Public Library Amphitheater
10. Peruse a Wealth of Antiques
Touted as “the only original real antique show in Boerne, Texas,” the 38th Annual Boerne Hill Country Spring Antiques Show will show ‘em who’s boss on February 24th. Spread out over three large buildings, this wealth of antiques will feature country furniture, baskets, stoneware, jewelry, textiles, early paper, toys, silver, quilts, pewter, American oak, southwestern, and so much more!
When: February 24,10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 1307 River Road
11. Peruse the Second Saturday Art Beat
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Does art make your heart just a little bit faster? This is the question Second Saturday Art Beat is devoted to helping you answer! This colorful gathering is a monthly event devoted to helping you discover the vibrant local Boerne art scene. Participating local galleries will serve complimentary beverages and appetizers for you to enjoy while you peruse the fantastic artwork. And did we mention this event is free and open to the public? Participating galleries include Carriage House Gallery and Texas Treasures Fine Art. Take the free "Shabby Bus" or walk to the locations!
When: Saturday, February 10th
Where: Various Galleries in Boerne
12. Show Your Brains at Trivia Night
Are you ready to show your trivia chops? Head to Cibolo Creek Brewing Co for Trivia on Monday evenings! Compete against other brainiacs, and enjoy $80 in prizes if you win!
When: February 5 & 12, 6:30 PM
Where: Cibolo Creek Brewing Co, 448 S Main St
13. Shop for Your Valentine at Market Days
From totally classic vendors to quirky pop-ups, Boerne Market Days have always boasted a special touch of style and flair. Shoppers and culture-seekers trickle in from all over the Hill Country to peruse the classic market and all its charm. Stop by the Main Plaza as it transforms into a Texas Hill Country gem: a market that fuses art with business and music, featuring hundreds of booths selling artisan-made goods, from jewelry to leather to furniture to clothing. This month, a special Val entine-themed marketwill offer you the perfect chance to pick up a unique gift for your loved one!
When: February 10th & 11th, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 100 N Main, Boerne
14. Grab Fresh Food at the Farmers Market
Vendors at the Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo offer up a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, herbs, and fruits, as well as gourmet sauces, fresh poultry, farm fresh eggs, artisan coffee, fresh kolaches, organic personal care products, and more! Every Saturday from 9:00 am -1:00 pm, head to the market to shop, enjoy live music, gardening and cooking workshops, and children’s crafts. Bonus tip: friendly dogs are always welcome!
When: Every Saturday, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM
Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Road
15. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Dienger
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For a particularly gorgeous take on a Valentine’s Day dinner party, the Dienger Trading Co invites you to join for “an enchanted evening of fine dining, libations and entertainment as we celebrate this wonderful pairing.” The Valentine Dinner will feature a 5-course menu by world-renowned Chef Laurent Poupart, complete with wine pairings! This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate love with other members of the Boerne community. RSVP at 830-331-7493.
When: February 14th, 6:30 PM
Where: The Dienger Trading Co, 210 N Main St