Live music, movies, more in September in Llano County

Castell General Store

CAR SHOW AND SOCIAL CLUB

6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays

Llano Courthouse Square in Llano

A gathering of those who love classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles to socialize and admire. 

TOP MOVIES AT THE LANTEX THEATER

LanTex Theater

113 W. Main St. in Llano

7:30 p.m.

  • Sept. 2-3 — “Top Gun: Maverick”
  • Sept. 16-17 — “Where the Crawdads Sing”
  • Sept. 23-24 — “Elvis”
  • Sept. 30-Oct. 1 — “Minions: The Rise of Gru”

FAITH’S DOOR BARBECUE FUNDRAISER

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3

Grenwelge Park

199 E. Haynie St. in Llano

Brisket, sausage, chicken, potato salad, beans, and tea, available by donation until the food is gone! Proceeds go to the construction of a community living complex for women rebuilding their lives. 

LIVE MUSIC AT JOE’S BAR

107 W. Main St. in Llano

8 p.m.

  • Sept. 3 — Nick Dooley
  • Sept. 2 and 16 — Rueben Darnell
  • Sept. 17 — Jody Proctor Band
  • Sept. 24 — Matt Lyle

RED TOP JAIL OPEN HOUSE

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3

400 Oatman St. in Llano

Tour the historic (and some say haunted) Red Top Jail. Enjoy live music and sausage wraps, all to raise money for restoration efforts by the Friends of the Llano Red Top Jail. 

LLANO FARMERS AND CRAFTERS MARKET

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 3 and Sept. 17

Courthouse Square in Llano

Features homegrown and handmade goods. Shop for fruits, veggies, eggs, breads, pies, canned food, preserves, local honey, quilts, pottery, art, jewelry, and decor. 

LAKE BUCHANAN CONSERVATION CORP. FISH FRY

4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3

Hill Country Hall

15675 Texas 29, Buchanan Dam

For a $12 donation a plate ($5 for kids under 12), the menu includes all-you-can-eat catfish, beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hush puppies, fried biscuits, drinks, and dessert. Takeout available. Three-gun raffle drawing takes place at the event, which also kicks off the annual raffle for a $300 Visa card from Llano National Bank to be awarded in December.

SIP AND STROLL ART SHOW

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3

Sunrise Beach Civic Center

124 Sunrise Beach Village

Artworks from Hill Country artists are on display and for sale at the civic center. Local vineyards, breweries, and distilleries provide beverages. All proceeds go to the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department. (The event was moved to the Civic Center from Driftwood 118.) Go to sunrisebeachvfd.org/sipandstroll.

ART DEMONSTRATION

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6

Llano Fine Arts Gallery

503 Bessemer Ave. in Llano

Demonstration in chalk pastels and charcoal abstract by artist Ronda Ivy. Open to the public; no reservations required. Potluck lunch with the artist and guild members included.

TOMMY HORTON AT THE LLANO COUNTRY OPRY

2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10

LanTex Theater

113 W. Main St. in Llano

Heart of Texas Country Music Association presents Tommy Horton at the Llano Country Opry in the LanTex Theater. 

LLANO COUNTY WILD GAME DINNER

6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10

John L. Kuykendall Event Center 

2200 RR 152 in Llano

Features cooked alligator, aoudad, axis, blackbuck, frog legs, oryx, quail and more. Includes a live auction of guns, gear, and hunts as well as live music.

LLANO ART GUILD SPECIAL EXHIBITION SERIES

Opens at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10

Llano Fine Art Gallery

503 Bessemer Ave. in Llano

“The Shape of Memory” by Marianne Lettieri runs Sept. 10 through Nov. 13. Lettieri creates art out of everyday objects and historical artifacts. She will also be speaking at the Llano County Historical Museum at 11 a.m. Oct. 5. A selection of her work will be on display at the Llano County Library.

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH FRIED CHICKEN DINNER

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11

708 Bessemer Ave. in Llano

Fried chicken dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll, dessert, and iced tea. Tickets are $13. Dine in, take out, or drive through.

9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB

6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11

Yellow Jacket Stadium, Llano High School

400 Texas 71, Llano, TX

A stair climb in honor of the first responders who lost their lives in rescue attempts in the Twin Towers in New York City when it was attacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001.

COCKAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

Castell General Store

19522 RR 152 in Castell

Great food, music, and games in a quaint Hill Country setting near the Llano River.

CASTELL GENERAL STORE WINE FIESTA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24

Castell General Store

19522 RR 152 West in Castell

Enjoy Hill Country wines, food, and more at the Castell General Store.

BASKET WEAVING DEMONSTRATION

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27

Llano Fine Art Guild and Gallery

503 Bessemer Ave. in Llano 

Rebecca Switzer demonstrates how to weave baskets. Cost is $65, which includes all materials and lunch. Register online or call 325-247-4839.

JUNK IN THE TRUNK GARAGE SALE

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24

Cars and trucks line up, selling their garage sale items. Some even come with flatbed trailers. No tables to set up. Free to vendors. Features live music and musicians’ jam.