Saturday is full of outdoor activities, from looking at snakes and jumping in bounce houses to watching Shakespeare and running in a 5K, according to the city of Kerrville’s Facebook page.

“We have a day full of fun activities planned to encourage play,” said Ashlea Boyle, director of the Kerrville parks and recreation department. “Play is beneficial for physical, emotional, social and cognitive well-being. Grab your family and friends and join us for a day of play!”


The day kicks off with the Second Annual Kerrville Craft Beer 5K Run along the River Trail, sponsored by Pint and Plow 

and Basement Brewers of Texas.

The Kerrville Craft Beer 5K Run starts at 8 a.m. Those interested in participating in the run must register online at

The event will take place along the Kerrville River Trail and will feature prizes, snacks, door prizes and, of course, beer from the sponsors.

For details on the 5K, contact Jake Walther at


Get Outdoors Day, hosted by Kerrville’s parks and recreation department, will include a snake education exhibit, exercise classes, bounce houses, a rock-wall climb, a Nerf war, a dunk tank, a petting zoo and a trackless train ride, to name a few.

“The goal of this event is to reconnect our youth and families to the great outdoors through traditional and non-traditional programming and recreation activities,” Boyle said.

Get Outdoors Day goes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive. Admission is free.

For more information, contact the parks and recreation department at 830-257-7300, email or visit the city’s website at


The Sand Volleyball Tournament will get underway at 5:30 p.m. at the Lehmann and Monroe Park volleyball courts. The tournament will be 4v4, round robin, one-game matches.

But it’s not just about the game — food, yard games, music and raffle prizes also will be available during the tournament.

The fee is $20 per team. 

Contact for information on how to register a team.


Get your Elizabethan era on this weekend at the annual Shakespeare in the Park, produced by Playhouse 2000. This year, the Shakespearian play of choice is “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”

Shakespeare in the Park is today and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Centennial Stage at Louise Hays Park. Admission is free, and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets for seating.

For more information, contact Playhouse 2000 at 830-896-9393.

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