Coming up

Besides lots of spring sports, there is the Bloomin’ Fest on April 1st in the downtown area on Third St. and around Courtyard Square. There’ll be lots to see and do with plants and things to
plant always popular, as well as the craft vendors and children’s activities.

There’ll also be the popular Sip n’ Stroll with area and statewide wineries bringing in samplings of their best. You can buy tasting tickets and try them.The biggies next week are the Extension Service’s Cattleman’s Spring Clinic on Wednesday, April 5th at the Farm Bureau building
for area ranchers, and…. For those businessmen and others that are interested in everything
from a supporting education system for Lampasas or for prospective employees for the future, there’s the Lampasas ISD Career and Technology Education Department’s Community Partner Luncheon on that same day.

The Cattlemen’s Clinic runs from 9am to 1pm, costs $25 per person to attend, and you have to be pre-registered by March 31st. It will go over things like the weather outlook, cattle market outlook and updates, stocking rates and graze-able acres and more. Contact the County Extension Office in the County Annex for registration. The CTE Community Partner Luncheon is at the Old Middle School Cafeteria from 12-1pm on Wednesday, April 5th and RSVPs are requested but there is no deadline. Call 512-556-6224 to RSVP.

Saturday, April 8th is the Hillacious Bike Tour day in Lampasas. The event will kick off from the Lampasas Middle School this time and have rides of 9, 34, 49 and 69 miles. Go to the
Hillacious Bike Tour website for more information. Registration is $35 this week and $45 next week.