15 Things to Do in Boerne This Month: February 2017

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 this month are described below

1. Attend an Antique Show

The Boerne Springs Antique Show is happening this month, and collectors from all over the state are attending! This nationally acclaimed event shows off fantastic pieces from over 60 exhibitor booths. These treasures come from all around the country, featuring items like glassware, jewelry, paper, wood products, and more. Tickets are $5 and last for both days!

When: Saturday & Sunday, February 25-26 - 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Where: Kendall County Fairgrounds, 1307 River Road

2. See a Community Theatre Performance

The Boerne Community Theatre is putting on a production of “Gargoyles and Scarecrow Sins” throughout the month of February. In this story, the popular town madam has died, leaving behind her three sorority sisters. The play creatively recounts these sisters and their fascinating pasts. Written by a local Texan, these characters are based on real people from his hometown. Tickets and showtimes are available on the website. This is one of the more popular shows the BCT puts on, so try to get out and see a performance!

When: Several dates, see website

Where: Boerne Community Theatre, 907 E Blanco

3. Go for a Chocolate Walk

A local favorite, the Boerne Chocolate Walk is your chance to celebrate all things sweet with the rest of the community! Head downtown on February 11th to sample chocolate with friends or that special someone. While you’re downtown, visit new stores (or old favorites) and have a meal at that restaurant you’ve been dying to try. Tickets are available here, and they go fast!

When: Saturday, February 11th, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Where: Downtown Boerne

4. Listen to Los Lonely Boys in Concert

Image Courtesy of NPR

South Texas rock trio Los Lonely Boys will take the stage at the Roundup on Saturday, February 11th. Known for their “Texican” rock, the band blends several genres into one memorable, entertaining performance. Los Lonely Boys have grown a lot since their 2004 smash hit “Heaven” and are touring in support of their newest album “Revelation.” Tickets are available here, with VIP tickets available as well.

When: Saturday, February 11th, 5:00 PM

Where: The Roundup, 531 FM-3351 N

5. Play Sports in the Park

If you’re looking to channel your inner athlete, head over to Boerne City Park for some outdoor fun this month. Soccer fields are open and waiting for a pick-up game, and tennis courts available for those of you who like to make a mad dash for the fuzzy yellow ball. Baseball and softball fields are available as well!

When: Gates Open 5:00 AM-10:00 PM

Where: Boerne City Park, 106 City Park Rd

6. Look at the Stars & Sip on a Cocktail

Image courtesy of Ben Canales

The Cibolo Nature Center is putting on a night fit for the whole family! The San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers will show you the wonders of the winter sky with an evening of educational programs for everybody. Thirst for Nature will also provide fun celestial-themed cocktails made special for this event.

When: Thursday, February 23 - 6:00 PM

Where: Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Rd

7. Listen to Broadway Hits in a Cave

The Allegro Stage Company is paying homage to classic Broadway musicals and revues with their night entitled “Live - Laugh - Love: Eighty Years on Broadway” inside the Cave Without a Name. For one night only, see your favorite songs and comedy routines live in our town. Tickets available here.

When: Saturday, February 18 - 7:00 PM

Where: Cave Without a Name, 325 Kreutzberg Rd

8. Eat at a Fancy Restaurant

So many Boerne restaurants are still waiting to get your stamp of approval! Check out a new dig this month. Cypress Grill was recently voted the best restaurant in Boerne on TripAdvisor, with The Creek Restaurant and 259 Brantley’s Bistro coming in close behind. Support local businesses and get a good meal out of it!

9. Compete in a Tri-Sport Tournament

Image Courtesy of Tapatio Resort

The Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort has created the “Rip, Stroke, and Fire Tournament,” a one-of-a-kind event that combines three of the area’s most beloved outdoor activities: fishing, shooting, and golfing. Prizes will be awarded to individual category winners, as well as the overall winners. This all-day event is a great way to enjoy the outdoors this month. Registration and more information are available through the website.

When: Friday, February 24 - 7:30 AM

Where: Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort, 1 Resort Way

10. Watch a Folk Dancing Celebration

Image courtesy of the New York Times

The Russian Seasons Dance Company is performing a celebration of folk dances from several nations at the Champion High School Auditorium. Dances include Irish jigs, the Hopak of Ukraine, wild Gypsy dancing from Eastern Europe, the Latin Flamenco and Tangos, and more. Tickets are available here; don’t miss this internationally touring dance company!

When: Monday, February 27 - 7:30 PM

Where: Champion High School Auditorium, 201 Charger Blvd

11. Write a Horror Story

Do you rush home from school and dive straight into that new Stephen King book? Do you love the novels of RL Stine? Well, you need to get to the library on Tuesday evening for the Teen Horror Writing Club! In this group, you will learn how to write a scary story and learn what to do when you’re finished. This is also an opportunity to socialize with other young creatives and horror genre fans.

When: Tuesday, February 7 - 4:30-6:00 PM

Where: Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N Main

12. Join the Anime Club

High Schoolers! Are you fascinated with anime? Want to get into a group of people who also love the lively and popular visual medium? Well, BOTH high schools in Boerne have anime clubs for you. Boerne High School will meet on February 10th at noon and 1:30 PM, while Champion High School will meet on February 17th at 12:50 and 1:30 PM. Discuss anime, manga, and all things Japanese!

13. Learn French for Free

The Patrick Heath Public Library is hosting a bi-monthly class on French conversational skills! This class is a great opportunity for both beginners and fluent speakers to gather and learn from one another. The class is free and open to anyone who wants to come!

When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays - 1:00-3:00 PM

Where: Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N Main

14. Check Out a Local Brewery

Image Courtesy of John’s Beer Guide

If you are a craft beer fan in the great state of Texas, you know our state is full of glorious breweries! But did you know we have several in our very own backyard? Boerne Brewery, Cibolo Creek Brewery, and Kinematic Brewing Co are a few of the town’s most popular watering holes.

15. Go Fishing at Boerne Lake

The weather this winter hasn’t been very chilly, so why not take advantage of it? On the next sunny day, head over to Boerne Lake for a little fishing. Note: motorized boats aren’t allowed on the lake, so prepare for some fun bank and pier fishing with friendly company.

When: Gates are open from 5:00 AM-10:00 PM

Where: Boerne Lake, 1 City Park Rd