Sunday, March 26, 2017
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Round Top Texas

Bethlehem Lutheran Church: A Community Pillar in Round Top

For 150 years, Bethlehem Lutheran Church has been a community pillar in Round Top.
The history of the church and the town are deeply intertwined. “For...
Nussbaumer Book Signing

Nussbaumer to Sign Books in Round Top

Michelle Nussbaumer to Sign Book during DESIGNER DREAM SPREE Wanderlust By Michelle Nussbaumer, Published by Rizzoli With homes in San Miguel de Allende, Gstaad and...
Courtjester-Hat

The Court Jester’s Kingdom: What Do You Get?

The Court Jester, the leading laugh-maker in the Roundtopolis, was holding court, when he asked: What do you get when you cross 50 female pigs...
Caddo Lake located in East Texas

Caddo Lake: Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake

  Caddo: Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake is a stunning tribute to one of Texas’ most enigmatic waterways. Thad Sitton, a veteran East Texas...
Ammannsville KJT Hall

A Look at Ammannsville and Dubina

Years after my first dance hall visit, I decided to write about the vibrant settings that had become a regular part of my life....
Sam Houston was leading the Texas army during Runaway Scrape

The Runaway Scrape

by Lonn Taylor The Rambling Boy The weeks between March 6, 1836, when the Alamo fell, and April 21, when Santa Anna was defeated at San...
Anna Spencer Morse, Grace Photography photo Round Top Festival Institutevideo

Round Top Festival Institute: No Ordinary Dream

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist James Dick asks: Why dream the ordinary? Master carpenter Larry Birkelbach maintains: The impossible just takes longer. Two men. Four hands. One goal: to...
Texas Hill Country is a natural paradise

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Texas Hill Country

The Hill Country, known for its beautiful displays of spring wildflowers, clear limestone-bottomed streams and quintessentially “Texas” small towns, is one of the best-loved...
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...

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath – Country Place Hotel

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath, owners of the Country Place Hotel in Fayetteville, have been in the hospitality business longer than Texas Monthly has been...