Event Calendar For July 2017

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47th Round Top Music Festival
June 6th - July 15th

Festival Hill's 47th Round Top Music Festival

Kick-off summer in Round Top at the Festival Institute and enjoy unique performances from world class musicians and the Young Artists in Residence.  Concerts will be held each Saturday starting June 10th and the Closing Orchestral Concert is at 7:30pm on July 15th.

Summer Music Festival Full Concert Schedule:



Saturday July 1, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Francois Dumont Piano Recital (Ravel)
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 1, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Chamber Music Concert (Tansman, Bruch, Martinu)
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
2017 Texas Festival Orchestra (Rossini, Brahms, Dvorak)
Conductor: Yaniv Dinur
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Sunday July 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Festival Concert Hall
2017 Texas Festival Orchestra
Patriotic Concert - featuring James Dick, pianist
Conductor: Yaniv Dinur
Tickets: $45 (adult), $10 (student)
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Monday July 3, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Young Artists Chamber Music Concert
Free Admission

Tuesday July 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Stephen Balderston - Cello Masterclass
Free Admission

Wednesday July 5, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Christiano Rodrigues - Violin Masterclass
Free Admission

Thursday July 6, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Lydia Artymiw - Piano Masterclass
Free Admission

Saturday July 8, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Piano Galore!
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 8, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Chamber Music Concert (Jolivet, Stravinsky, Schulhoff)
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
2017 Texas Festival Orchestra (Schwantner, Tchaikovsky)
Conductor: Vladimir Kulenovic
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Monday July 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Juon Kwuon - Violin Masterclass
Free Admission

Tuesday July 11, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Carol Wincenc - Flute Masterclass
Free Admission

Tuesday July 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Young Artists
Chamber Music Program Competition

Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Edythe Bates Old Chapel
Roger Myers - Viola Masterclass
Free Admission

Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Young Artists
Chamber Music Program Competition

Friday July 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Winners Best of Chamber Music Program
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 15, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Percussion Showcase
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 15, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Closing Chamber Music Concert (Ravel, Brahms)
Tickets: $25 (adult), $10 (student)
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Saturday July 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
2017 Texas Festival Orchestra (Chopin, Ravel)
Featuring James Dick, pianist
Conductor: Christian Arming
Tickets: $40 (adult), $10 (student)
Tickets & Info

Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX. 78954
979-249-3129

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Third Annual Round Top Inndependence Day Fireworks Jamboree
Sat, July 1st
Make plans to attend the third annual Round Top Inndependence Day Fireworks Jamboree on Saturday, July 1st!!

All activities will be at The Compound: softball tournament, pie contest, fireworks and food & drink!!

Music by Round Top's own Black Cat Choir from 6-9PM

Benefiting the Round Top / Warrenton Volunteer Fire Department

Round Top Inn and The Compound
4:00 PM
2550 S. State Highway 237, Round Top, TX
979-249-5294

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**Round Top 4th of July Parade**
Tues, July 4th

Round Top's 167th 4th of July Parade

Tuesday, July 4th

 

Make plans to attend the longest running 4th of July parade west of the Mississippi River on Tuesday, July 4th in Round Top!! 

(1851-2017)

 

All parade floats will begin at the Round Top Rifle Hall at 10:30 AM and make their way through town...enjoy live music, great food and amazing 4th of July floats created by area residents and local businesses!

 

BBQ lunch at the Round Top Rifle Hall at 11:30 AM.

 

Make sure to arrive in town early and claim your spot along the parade route!

 

All parade floats travel through Round Top 

 

10:00 AM - Speeches on Town Square

10:30 AM - Cannon is fired and parade starts

11:30 AM - BBQ lunch at the Round Top Rifle Hall

 

Boneless beef, pork and sausage bbq, cold refreshments, biergarten, cake walk, games for kids, music by the Round Top Brass Band and raffle...all at the Round Top Rifle Hall!

 

Only 950 tickets will be sold for the raffle event

 

Purchase your raffle tickets at Round Top State Bank, Round Top Mercantile or from any RTRA Member 

Town of Round Top and Rifle Hall
10:00am
710 FM 1457, Round Top, TX. 78954
281-788-3278

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Kay Scanapico and The Winedale Shakespeare Students
Thurs, July 6th

The Round Top Family Library & FYI Present: Kay Scanapico and The Winedale Shakespeare Students


Shakespeare's Garden


The return of an old favorite with an all new cast of Winedale students who will perform the lines as we explore Shakespeare's verses, the plant lore and how they add a unique dimension to his plays.


**Thursday  July 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church Education Building
7:00 PM
412 S. White St, Round Top, TX. 78954
Free

Round Top Area Historical Society
Sat, July 8th
The Round Top Area Historical Society Museum
Saturday, July 8th

The Round Top Area Historical Society invites you to visit our museums every second Saturday!  Visit their website for photos and more information about this organization and historical community as well as upcoming events.




Round Top Area Historical Society Museum
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
399 E. Mill St, Round Top, TX. (located behind Post Office)
979-249-5058
Free

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St. Mark's Medical Center 12th Anniversary Celebration
Sun, July 9th
St. Mark's Medical Center 12th Anniversary Celebration Drive-thru Dinner

Enjoy the classic fried chicken dinner.  St. Mark's Foundation will use the proceeds to benefit the local hospital.

Contact Donna Pyle for additional information and tickets at the number listed below.

Advance Purchase Suggested -- only 600 meals provided
Drive-thru only at the St. Mark's Medical Center

St. Mark's Medical Center
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
One St. Mark's Place, La Grange, TX. 78945
979-966-3485
$10.00

Round Top Family Library
Wed, July 12th
Round Top Family Library Presents: Lizza Conner

Meet award winning kid's singer/song writer Lizza Conner!  Through sing-a-longs and dance, Lizza provides a one of a kind interactive live musical experience engaging and inspiring kids of all ages!

Round Top Family Library
1:30pm
206 W. MIll St, Round Top, TX. 78954
979-249-2700
Free

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Camp Shakespeare Presents: The Winter's Tale
7/13 - 7/15
Camp Shakespeare Presents: The Winter's Tale


The Winter's Tale will be performed by actors in Camp Shakespeare beginning:

**Thursday, July 13, at 3:30 p.m., at the Crystal Theater in Gonzales, Tx.

**The Friday, July 14, event is a Gala cocktail-dinner-performance in Henkel Hall, Round Top, TX. beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

**The final performance is at Winedale on Saturday, July 15, at 1:00 p.m.

 

Admission for the Gonzales performance is free-will donation.

Admission to the Friday evening gala is $50.00 per person.  Tables for 8 are

 $500.00. This is a gala. fund-raising, cocktail-dinner-performance in the beautiful,

 air-conditioned, Henkel Hall, with a catered dinner by Bistro 108 of La Grange.


 Proceeds from the event will be placed in the growing endowment to benefit
Camp Shakespeare.  Dress is summer country casual. 

Seating for the Friday evening gala is limited to 200 so play-goers are urged to make reservations early.


Admission to the Saturday performance is $10.00 per person.  Children under 12, free.

All reservations should be addressed to jayres@cvctx.com. 




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ARTS presents: Rising Stars Choir Week
July 17th - 21st
ARTS' Summer Art Camp -- Rising Stars Choir Week

Calling ALL boys and girls in 1st - 6th grades that love to sing or want to find their voice!

Summer Choir Program July 17th - 21st from 10am - 3pm
Students will be performing Friday, July 21st at 2:30pm.

Taught by two University of Houston concert choral performers.

Arts For Rural Texas
10:00am - 3:00pm
114 N. Live Oak St, Fayetteville, TX. 78940
979-378-2113

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The Great American Side Show
Thurs, July 20th
Round Top Family Library Presents: Bobby Cordell -- The Great American Side Show

Meet Bobby Cordell and experience a magic & side show unlike anything else!

Round Top Family Library
1:00pm
206 W. Mill St, Round Top, TX. 78954
979-249-2700
Free

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Repco Wildlife Encounters
Wed, July 26th
Round Top Family Library Presents: REPCO WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS

Get up close and personal with a wide variety of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates from around the world!

Giant snakes, rainforest frogs and spiders!!

Round Top Family Library
1:00pm
206 W. Mill St, Round Top, TX 78954
585-356-3312
Free

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Sleeping Beauty
July 27-30
Unity Theatre Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Join us for this wonderful Children's Musical!

A sleeping princess, a spellbound Prince, and more fairies than you can shake a stick at are all part of this quirky adaptation of the popular tale. The evil Trollarina exacts her revenge on the royal family by sending the beautiful Princess Melisande into an everlasting sleep: but little does she realize more than one spell is about to be broken by the kiss of an enchanted Faun.


Unity Theatre
300 Church Rd, Brenham, TX. 77833
979-830-8358

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