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Wimberley Parade 2012 Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2012
Summertime hot and fun.
VFW Pro Rodeo, 2012
First 2012 Rodeo night.
Wimberley Parade 2011 Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2011
Record-breaking drought and months of 100+ daytime temps didn't impede the fun.
VFW Pro Rodeo, 2011
Hot, dry, and lots of action.
Wimberley Rodeo Calf Scramble 2011 VIDEO - Calf Scramble at VFW 2011 Rodeo
As last year, calves have never been more safe. A great workout for little people and little cows. This was a lot of excitement on one field!
Wimberley 2010 Rodeo VFW Pro Rodeo, 2010
The rains from Hurricane Alex were welcome in Wimberley, and the muddy field dampened no spirits at this annual event.
Rodeo Calf Scramble in Wimberley, Texas VIDEO - Calf Scramble at VFW Rodeo
Calves have never been more safe. A great workout for little people and little cows. This was a lot of excitement on one field!
Wimberley Annual Parade Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2010
On the Monday after the 4th, when the rains had moved on and the sun was high in the sky. Many old favorites and a few new.
Click to view Wimberley Wildflowers, Spring 2010
After two difficult years of drought, soaking rains ushered in a spring filled with the colors and scents of the wildflowers of Central Texas. It would be hard to find a more entrancing sight!
Click to view LiveSTRONG Challenge, 2009, through Wimberley
More riders than ever joined this bike ride to benefit cancer research. 81 photos including the lead pack with Lance Armstrong, triple tandem bikes, and many, many interesting (and tough) riders.
Click to view Wimberley's Annual 4th of July Parade, 2009
It takes a lot more than temperatures in the 100s and a 2-year drought to subdue the spirit behind this annual event. The route was reversed, but the crowd adapted for all.
PBR Bull riding 64th Annual Wimberley VFW Pro Rodeo
The night of the Professional Bull Riders Association (PBR) sanctioned bull riding on the PBR Enterprise Tour, 2009. 45 bulls and 45 riders moseyed into town for this event. See some spectacular tosses.
Monarchs, and other butterfly wonders with organic butterfly garden plants Wimberley Butterfly Garden
Beautiful visitors found in an organic Wimberley garden during the fall migration of Monarch butterflies. Lovely to look at...
LIVESTRONG Challenge, Austin, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Texas LiveStrong Austin Challenge in Wimberley, 2008
This is the second year the Challenge has come through Wimberley, and the hill where most these photos were shot hasn't become smaller. Enjoy 108 photos of these amazing riders.
Wimberley Parade, 2008 Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2008
It didn't rain on this parade! Pets had their moment and the enthusiastic crowd cheered the Wimberley folk on parade. 
Wimberley VFW Rodeo, 2008 63rd Annual Wimberley VFW Pro Rodeo
Record-breaking crowds came to see the kids, cowboys, and cowgirls in calf roping, mutton bustin', bull riding and bronco bustin'. The VFW also arranged a special appearance by a spectacular rainbow. What will they do next?
Fun Run in Wimberley Wimberley 4-Mile Run
May 10, 2008 fun run in Wimberley. Slideshow includes 74 photos of runners, walkers and volunteers in this event held to benefit Wimberley High School Seniors and others.
Bike ride in Wimberley LiveStrong Austin Challenge in Wimberley
Slideshow of the Livestrong Challenge Austin ride in October, 2007. The 60 and 90 mile riders came through Wimberley showing great spirit for their cause. Enjoy the waves and smiles from athletes burning up this scenic, but challenging, hill.    
62nd VFW Pro Rodeo, Slideshow 1
Despite record-breaking rain the weeks before (and during) the rodeo, there was much to see. Ever wonder how to chase a calf in foot-deep mud? Rodeo kids demonstrate technique...
62nd VFW Pro Rodeo, Slideshow 2
The phenomenal animals, clowns and riders are the stars of this show.
2007 Wimberley Parade Wimberley's 4th of July Parade, 2007
Damp, but fun...enjoy it here with the entrants (everyone is welcome) and the spectators.
Lions Club volunteers on a cold, rainy Market Day Lions Club Volunteers Brave Wet, Cold, Wimberley Market Day
The first Market Day in 2007, a record-breaking weather year, was cold, wet, and only the most dedicated made the cut. With icy rain and a handful of shoppers, it was a reminder of the unpredictability of Central Texas weather. was the official website for Wimberley Market Day for a decade, including 2007. All us volunteers were on board, and you'll see nearly all who showed up that cold, cold, day. 
Click to view Blanco River at 1492, Flooding March 12, 2007
Short video clip of a low water crossing at flood stage. Wimberley was happy to see the rain, but the Hill Country rivers can make it a sight to see!
Click to view CERT Fair and Chili Cook Off Photos, 2007
The annual Cook Off brings competitors and fun. Sponsored by Hays County CERT.
Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour, 2006
Photos from the Armstrong, Evans, Wynne, Wheat, Maverick, and McDonald homes, featured in this 2006 Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour.
Wimberley area fire and firefighters Fire Off Purgatory Road
2006 saw one of the worst droughts in many years, which created extreme fire danger year round. This fire was one of several in the Wimberley area fought off by the quick responses of local firefighters and support teams.
Wimberley's Annual Rodeo Scenes from the 2006 VFW Pro Rodeo
Bigger and better than ever, this rodeo was one not to be missed. Two slide shows of the crowds, the kids, the events. Fun!
Wimberley Parade Wimberley's 4th of July Parade, 2006
All dressed up and places to go. This event was enjoyed by all, both spectators and participants. If you missed it or would just like to enjoy the memories, check out this slideshow.
George Krause, Sfumato Portraits George Krause Portraits: Wimberley High School Football Players
In 2006, master photographer George Krause created Sfumato portraits of Wimberley High School Texans football players. Art "...firmly grounded in his environment, an integral part of his genius." 
Wimberley Home Tour 2005 Wimberley Home Tour, 2005
Each year the Wimberley Civic Club invites us into beautiful Hill Country Homes for the Holidays on this annual tour. Enjoy a slideshow of highlights.
Market Day 2005 Wimberley Market Day, Summer 2005
Shoppers, vendors, much to see and do. This overview takes you there.
Click to view Scenes from the 2005 VFW Pro Rodeo
Bigger and better than ever, this rodeo was one not to be missed. Two slide shows of the crowds, the kids, the events. Fun!
Click to be there! Wimberley's 4th of July Parade for 2005
Construction couldn't keep the celebration from marching on in grand style. Fun from start to finish.
SMART Divers Rescue Vehicle...Click for more Blanco River Dive, SMART
Vehicles slide off low-water crossings in the Hill Country all too often. Check out this slide show showing the San Marcos Area Recovery Team assisting in training while pulling out a submerged jeep.
Click to view the Rodeo! Wimberley's VFW Rodeo, 2004. Slide Shows
Drawing participants and crowds from all over the Texas and beyond, the Annual Pro-Open Wimberley VFW Rodeo, traditionally held on the first weekend in July, was filled with excitement, including spontaneous sky shows with 4th of July fireworks across Wimberley. Two great slide shows from 2004 with kids, crowds, performances...the fun!
Click to see the Wimberley parade! 4th of July Parade in Wimberley, 2004, Slide Shows
It's different every year, and this year included an outstanding "Birthday Girl," horses, drum corps and an unusually large crowd. See lots and lots of it here! 
Bella Vista Ranch - Olives and Berries Olive Orchard in Wimberley, Texas
Enjoy this slideshow of the Bella Vista Ranch experience. Modeled after a typical Italian family farm, Bella Vista has an olive orchard, family vineyard, fruit trees, and herb and vegetable garden with artichokes and arugala.
See the Wimberley VFW Rodeo Slideshows! Wimberley's VFW Rodeo, 2003. Slide Shows
Drawing participants and crowds from all over the Texas and beyond, the Annual Pro-Open Wimberley VFW Rodeo, traditionally held on the first weekend in July, was filled with excitement, including spontaneous sky shows with 4th of July fireworks across Wimberley. Two great slide shows from 2003with kids, crowds, performances...the fun!
Click to see Wimberley celebrating 4th of July 4th of July in Wimberley, 2003 Celebration, Slide Shows
Two slide shows featuring the Wimberley Jubilee with the Wimberley Community Chorus, Hill Country Community Band, more great music and the Wimberley visitors and residents at the celebration. 
Wimberley Market Days...People, products and shopping Market Day Scenes - 2003, Slide Shows
Wimberley Market Days with over 450 booths offers something for everyone the first Saturday of the month, April through December. Check out the slideshow from this Market Day and mark your calendar!
Click for Market Day Scenes! More Market Day Scenes - 2003
The crowds, the vendors, and the fun! 
WaterFest at Jacob's Well in Wimberley! WaterFest at Jacob's Well, 2003
Party time! Two slides shows... dancing, music, booths, diving into the well and relaxing in the creek. Check it out and plan to attend this annual event every year to help preserve Wimberley's watersheds.
Click to see Star of the Hills photos Star of the Hills - A Wimberley Premier, Slide Show
An original music based Based in part on the history of Wimberley, this lively drama was performed at the EmilyAnn Theatre and featured an all-star Wimberley cast.
Wimberley Trail of Lights Wimberley Lights - Holidays 2002 -2003
A slide show of holiday light scenes at night...Wimberley merchants join the Hill Country Trail of Lights.
Wimberley Home Tour Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour 2002
Photos and information about each home on the 2002 tour. The Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour is a popular annual event.
Wimberley Chamber of Commerce Parade Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2002 - Slide Show
Although weather required a postponement to Labor Day weekend, the parade was colorful and fun.
EmilyAnn Theatre - Shakespeare Under the Stars Shakespeare Under the Stars - Slide Show
Thanks to Priya Hudson diTraglia, wonderful moments of these performances at Wimberley's EmilyAnn Theatre are preserved here.
Central Texas Flooding Flood of Summer, 2002 - Slide Show
It rained and it rained and it rained. This rarity produced water levels that affected Wimberley's hill country neighbors more than us, but there are still some impressive sights here.
The Blanco River Floating Down the River
The other face of the same river in the normal, peaceful and beautiful state. This family isn't missing out on the fun!
Wimberley High School Players WHS Lone Star Theatre - Slide Show
Wimberley High School Players. Enjoy scenes from this award-winning group of Wimberley students. More great photographs from Priya!
Ham Radios and Sitting by the Fireside Radios Bringing Back the Sound - Radios
Meet a man whose hobby is a passion worth sharing. Don's wonderful projects!
Wimberley Valley Watershed Association - Jacobs Well Spring Fest at Jacob's Well, 2001
Scenes from the annual event. This one took place at the Jacobs Well site. Take a walk down to the well through the pics...
John Knox Ranch - Days of the Scots Days of the Scots in Wimberley, Texas
The people, the costumes, pages of fun. John Knox Ranch sponsors this popular event annually. An old photo feature with a taste of Scotland.
Wimberley History - Chapel in the Hills Chapel in the Hills 50th Anniversary
With historical Wimberley photographs. A glimpse into history.
Wimberley Village Library Event Brunch 'N Book - Dorey Schmidt
A Village Library event. Dorey is a wonderful storyteller, indeed.
Wimberley Market Day Scene Volunteers at the Gate
The flag flies high at Market Day above these three Wimberley area volunteers.
Wimberley VFW Event - Folk Fest VFW Folk Fest
Pages of photos from this event. If you love bratwurst and oom-pah-pah, check out the fun. For updates, visit the VFW site here.
Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour Wimberley Civic Club Home Tour 2001
Photos and information about each home on the tour. The Wimberley Civic Club is one of the many volunteer organizations that contribute to quality of life here.
The Great Blue Heron in the sunset Heron, by Photographer Nancy Rotenberg
This lovely photograph was featured in Texas Highways and Nancy Rotenberg shares it with us here. One of the original featured photos at
Wimberley Post Office Entrance Keeping Wimberley Beautiful
The Keep Wimberley Beautiful folks make sure that every post office visitor is greeted with xeriscaped beauty, a volunteer effort that is appreciated every day.
Wimberley Texans - The Wimberley Texan Stars Texan Moms (Archived)
The Wimberley Texan Stars have great moms on their side. Here they are on a rainy Market Day, a cheerful sight.
Wille Nelson and Lee Roy Parnell in Wimberley, Texas Willie Nelson and Lee Roy Parnell - Concert
Pages of photos from a previous concert in Wimberley. Well, we guess you know who these fellers are. It was a great concert!
Wimberley Winters House - Wimberley Institute of Cultures Winters-Wimberley House
Photos and more about this historic house in Wimberley, now restored and maintained by the Wimberley Institute of Cultures.
Annual Rodeo in Wimberley, Texas Rodeo Moments - 1999-2001
Two full features. Two years of rodeo moments from previous years with crowd shots and performances. This annual event is also sponsored by Wimberley's VFW Post 6441.

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