Back on the Bus for Western Art, Ranches, Wildflowers and Wine Tasting
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We are back on the bus again! This time enjoy a special introduction to the new Briscoe Museum of Western Art. Learn about ranch preservation efforts in Bexar County. Sample Texas wines from the Hill Country and check out the wildflowers.
Arrive at Alamo Quarry Market. Park in the parking lot between Whole Foods Market and Bath, Bed & Beyond – behind J. Alexander’s.
Parking: Click Here for a map of Alamo Quarry.
$50/person. Covers cost of bus, lunch and refreshments.
Wear comfortable shoes and long pants. You will be outside much of the day where bugs, reptiles, thorns, and mud holes are common! Be prepared too for unpredictable Texas weather.
Event Schedule7:30 a.m. Arrive at Alamo Quarry Market. Park in the parking lot between Whole Foods Market and Bath, Bed & Beyond – behind J. Alexander’s.
8:00 a.m. Bus Departs for The Briscoe Museum of Western Art (210 West Market Street on the River Walk). www.briscoemuseum.org
8:20 a.m. Bus Arrives at The Briscoe Museum of Western Art. Coffee provided.
8:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks from Dr. Michael Duchemin, Director/Curator. Tours to follow.
10:00 a.m. Bus Departs for Land Heritage Institute (1349 Neal Road, between Applewhite and Pleasanton Roads). www.landheritageinstitute.org
10:45 a.m. Bus Arrives at LHI.
10:50 a.m. Welcome Remarks from Mark and/or Peggy Oppelt, Co-Directors. Divide into two groups to see ranch houses restoration, barns, and largest herd of pure Longhorn cattle in the world.
12:15 p.m. Authentic 1870’s-Style “Chuck Wagon” Lunch
12:40 p.m. Terry Gray Chandler, 2015 “Cattle Woman of the Year” from the Cattlewomen’s Association of Texas, talks about
“What It’s Like To Be A ‘Real’ Rancher in 21st Century South Texas.”
1:00 p.m. Bus Leaves for Heidemann-Barrera Ranch (26090 Toutant Beauregard Road, Boerne). farmandranch.omeka.net/exhibits/show/heidemannranchcomplex
1:45 p.m. Bus Arrives at Heidemann-Barrera Ranch.
1:50 p.m. Welcome Remarks from Gilbert Barrera, San Antonio sculptor and restoration director. Self-guided tours to follow.
2:30 p.m. Wine-Tasting by Singing Waters Vineyards from Comfort, Texas.
3:30 p.m. Bus Departs Heidemann-Barrera Ranch for The Quarry.
4:00 p.m. Bus arrives at The Quarry Parking Lot.
Click HERE for Speaker full bios.