Festival, live music, horse show, markets and more in September
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 2-3
Oatmeal and Bertram
The fun begins with a barbecue dinner, live music, and Miss Oatmeal pageant in Oatmeal. Saturday is the big day in Bertram, where visitors will experience a grand parade, pet parade, oatmeal bake-off, 3.3-kilometer Run for your Oats fun run, barbecue plate fundraiser, washers tournament, kids’ activities, vendors, live music and an evening street dance featuring Curtis Grimes. During the parade, a plane flies overhead dropping oatmeal over people lining the route as a grand finale.
Saturday, Sept. 3
Burnet County Fairgrounds
1301 Houston Clinton Drive, Burnet
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., walk-through at 8:30 a.m.
Events are open and free to spectators. This is the second of five events, four of which are in Burnet.
The next Burnet events are on Nov. 12 and Dec. 3. The third of the five events will be Oct. 8 in Hamilton. Search for “Iron Horse Obstacle Series” on Facebook for details.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3
Main Street Marble Falls
Hosted by the Highland Lakes Kiwanis, Market Day on Main Street in downtown Marble Falls features street vendors, arts, crafts, music, and food. Go to marketdayonmain.com.
7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23
1419 CR 409 in Spicewood
The first in the 2022-23 Spicewood Live! concert series features Wilder Blue, a five-piece band playing country rock. Go to spicewoodarts.org for tickets.
5:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
YMCA of the Highland Lakes at Galloway-Hammond
1601 U.S. 281 in Burnet
Help raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes at this barbecue dinner catered by Inman’s Kitchen Bar-B-Q in Llano. Features live entertainment, live and silent auctions, a wine pull, and games. Visit bgc-hl.com/bb22 for tickets.
5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25
230 Avenue J South in Marble Falls
A multicultural community choir performs to raise money for a Black History Museum at St. Frederick’s Baptist Church in Marble Falls Features choirs from Little Ebenezer Baptist Church in Hutto and Church of Renewal in Marble Falls along with St. Frederick’s Baptist Church. Food options include pizza and barbecue. Admission is $10. Go to facebook.com/stfredericksmarblefalls for details.