Monday, October 16, 2017

Rotary Club of La Grange Oktoberfest

Fayette County in Central Texas has deep German roots. The Rotary Club of La Grange Oktoberfest pays homage to that history. Set for Oct....
McLarens Antiques Interiors

McLaren’s Antiques & Interiors in Round Top

The Roundtopolis is home to a variety of businesses of all sizes. Through our “Talkin' Shop” column, we’ll introduce you to the entrepreneurs you...
Antiques Venues at Round Top Texas Antiques Show

Ten Round Top Antiques Show Venues

As surely as the swallows make their way to Capistrano, treasure seekers make their way to Round Top twice each year for the famed...

Road Trippin’ to Round Top

The Roundtopolis is a magical realm encompassing Fayette County and seven of its neighbors. As the last rural stronghold between Austin and Houston, it...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...
Lucky Penny Ranch, just down the road from Round Top, offers peaceful respite among the oaks and history of Fayette County.

Lucky Penny Ranch Down the Road from Round Top

The Lucky Penny Ranch Story -- Just Down the Road from Round TopGrowing up in Texas, Jim Howse liked the cowboy way of life....
Bybee Square at Round Top arbor 2017

Bybee Square at Round Top

Faith Bybee was one of the forces behind Emma Lee Turney's Original Round Top Antiques Fair. Bybee, along with Ima Hogg and Hazel Ledbetter,...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Round Top Register Cover Story

Texas Dance Hall Preservation: A Passion

 The dance hall culture is alive and well around Round Top. Smoke still pours from barbecue pits, music wafts through open windows and crowds...
Dixie Ray Hamilton, Dixie Ray Photography

The Beat Goes On: Round Top Rifle Hall

Round Top Rifle Hall is the historic home of the Round Top Rifle Association, Fayette County’s oldest German social club. The Rifle Association, organized...