‘Mamma Mia!’ slated at HCAF 

“Mamma Mia” will be on stage from July 19 to Aug. 3 at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

This Broadway hit, which is now a major motion picture with a popular sequel, is inspired by the work of disco super group ABBA.

“Mamma Mia!” features Sophie, the daughter of a disco queen, as she prepares to get married and attempts to locate her father from among her mother’s past paramours. Set on a Mediterranean island estate, the show is filled with song, dance and outrageous characters.

The performances will be directed by Sarah Derousseau. Music and lyrics are by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson. 

Tickets are $20 for adults. Active military, college students, seniors and students pay $15. Kids ages 12 and younger get in for $12.

Groups of eight or more kids ages 12 and younger get in for $10 each and groups of eight or more adults receive tickets for $12 each. Tickets are available at 830-367-5121 or www.hcaf.com/theatre/box-office/.

Beach Bash slated

A Kerrville Summer Beach Bash will be held in Louise Hays Park this month for kids. 

The event, which will include food, music, games and a chance for kids to meet the Tooth Fairy, will be from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13. 

“We actually will have the whole park,” said Kerrville Pediatric Dentistry’s marketing coordinator, Karrie LeBlanc.

Rodeo on tap

Two evenings of full family entertainment are coming up on Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, when the Kerrville Open Pro Rodeo is held in the outdoor arena of the Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Texas 27.

Broncs will be bustin’ and the cowboys will be ropin’ in fast-packed action that will get underway at 8 p.m. each evening. Gates will open at 7 p.m. 

Presented by the Lester Meier Rodeo Company, there will be bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, calf roping and team roping, and don’t forget the calf scramble and mutton busting for the kids.

Proceeds will benefit the Kerr County Mental Health Center. Admission is set at $10 for ages 12 and older, $5 for those 12 and younger and free for any kids younger than tage 5.

For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/Kerrfest/ or call 830-997-1864.

Critter Man comes to HCYEC

Various critters will be shown at the Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Texas 27, on July 24.

The 10-11 a.m. event is free and open to the public. 


Art show slated at vineyard

 The 13th annual Fine Wine and Fine Art Show starts continues at a vineyard in Comfort. 

The art show for customers of Singing Water Vineyards will feature work by John and Edith Maskey, who are known for their colorful portrayals of Texas, Mexico and the Southwest.

“We love to paint the flavor and timeless quality of this rugged, romantic region,” said John Maskey in a press release. 

The art show will run until July 8 at the vineyard, 316 Mill Dam Road in Comfort. 

For more info, call 830-995-2246 or visit singingwatervineyards.com.

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