SLICE OF LIFE Photo Contest
7 / 29 / 2012
"Heart of the Tin Trunk" has been written to celebrate immigrant struggle and the traditional roots and spirit of Fayette County that has been home to countless Czech and German immigrants, who came in the nineteenth century. The two cultures have been learning to cooperate, to combine families and to live side-by-side over the span of three centuries in Texas. Their educational stories are about courage, faith and dedication necessary for dreams to be fulfilled in places like Schulenburg, La Grange, Swiss Alp and Praha. These towns are only a short distance from the metropolitan areas of Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas, where descendants have settled and are expressing interest in remembering, revisiting or relearning the settlement of Central Texas.
July 27, 2012 – 8:00 PM ($15/$10)
July 28, 2012 – 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
July 29, 2012 – 2:00 PM
Aug. 3, 2012 – 2:00 PM
Aug. 4, 2012 – 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Aug. 5, 2012 – 2:00 PM
Throughout the year, the member wineries on the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail each offer unique wine experiences including wine tastings, grape crushing and stomp, mystery dinners, music concerts, wine paired dinners, vineyard tours, a variety of wine-related gifts and much, much more. In addition, the member wineries along the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail work together to produce FIVE very different, seasonal wine trail events each year.
Touring the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail on the Harvest Trail is your opportunity to celebrate grape harvest and crush in southeast Texas. On the last two weekends in July, the 10 member wineries along the trail will offer a select pairing of two wine tastings and a fabulous food pairing. Plus, each ticket holder will receive a unique, commemorative 2012 wine glass charm at each winery you visit. If you visit 8 of the 10 member wineries, you will receive a special "2012 Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail charm." The value of this ticket is over $50 per person, so take this opportunity to visit local Texas wineries at half the price.
Your trail tickets are good on any of the dates, July 21-22 and July 28-29, 2012, regardless of when you purchase them. Blaze your own trail and pick where you want to start and where you want to end. You have four days over two weekends to visit all 10 wineries. The official hours for this event are 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday for each trail weekend.
All wineries are open during the official trail hours. Several wineries open earlier or close later than the official hours, so please check the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail website for specific winery hours. The Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail wineries remind you to drink responsibly and designate a driver.