Easter egg hunts planned in Gillespie County—

• At LBJ State Park and Historic Site, Stonewall:


A chance to celebrate Easter as a traditional German family would have in 1915 will be offered on Saturday, April 19, at the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site at Stonewall.

“Easter at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm” will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitors can watch as farm staff demonstrate how eggs were dyed naturally.

A cake baked in the shape of a lamb will be on display.

Those visiting the farm will have the opportunity to make their own grass Easter nest.

The LBJ State Park and Historic Site is located 14 miles west of Johnson City and 13 miles east of Fredericksburg off U.S. Highway 290 at 199 Park Road 52.

For travel directions and other information, call 644-2252.

For information about the park and upcoming events and activities, visit the park’s Facebook page or the website at www.texasstateparks.org.


• At Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, Fredericksburg:


The Texas Hill Country Riders and Prophecy Car Club will host their First Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park Pavilion 3.

The public is invited.

Among the activities will be a coloring contest for boys and girls in two different age groups (ages two to six and then ages seven to 12). Prizes will be awarded for the winners of both contests.

For the adults, there will be a small car and truck show.

Free hot dogs and beverages will be served while supplies last.

For more information, contact Rev. Joe Medina at 830-307-3018.

Sunday’s event is being made possible by Sonic Drive-In, Engravers Inc., Escamilla’s Body Shop, Fredericksburg Fudge, Mabery Construction, KOA Campgrounds, Panda Chinese Restaurant, Enchanted Inn Restaurant, City Mattress Upholstery, First Class Glass Company, the Mondragon family, the Avila family, the Leija family, the Leifeste family, and Monster Burgers.


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