MOONLIGHT BAT FLOAT
This Saturday, May 21, 6pm at the docks of Texas Rowing Center, Texas River School will kick-off its 2016 season with musician Adam Johnson for another fun night on Lady Bird Lake. Now in its 11th year, this unique and fun water event supports Texas River School while highlighting Central Texas musicians and, of course, Austin’s incredible Mexican free tail bat population. Purchase ticket(s) online now, and join us as we see Austin from a different perspective. For more details, and to get last minute confirmation due to weather conditions, click here.
FIRST ANNUAL LOCOL TRASH BASH & RAFFLE TO BENEFIT TRS
Join us this Saturday, May 21, 7am check-in at Texas River School’s River Camp (9909 Lorado Drive, 78725), for the first annual LoCol Trash Bash on the Lower Colorado River. Rain date is June 18. This is a community volunteer event to beautify the 3.5-mile section of river between Montopolis Bridge and Texas River School’s River Camp. Following the morning clean-up will be a celebration at the River Camp with BBQ, beer from Live Oak Brewing Co., games, and raffles to support Texas River School. Local contributors include: Orvis, Austin Canoe & Kayak, Whole Earth Provision Co., Patagonia Austin, Sportsman’s Finest, Living Waters Fly Fishing, Fly Geek Custom Flies, die Fische, Howler Bros., Hill Country Fly Fishers, and others. To register, and to learn more about this exciting new event, go to the LoCol Trash Bash website.
FRIDAY RIVER TRIPS ON THE GUADALUPE AT KERRVILLE FOLK FESTIVAL
Our Friday river trips on the Guadalupe are one of the most popular events of the Folk Festival. Dates include May 27, June 3, and June 10, noon to 5pm. This is heart and soul authentic Folk Festival music where you can hear some of the finest Festival musicians up close and personal. Bring an instrument (dry bags provided) and join in, or be creative with river rocks or the side of your canoe to add percussion. Instead of music around the campfire, it’s music in the rapids. Musical hosts include Bill Oliver for the May 27 and June 3 trips, and Butch Hancock and son Rory for the June 10 trip. Availability is limited. We encourage you to buy your ticket(s) online now.