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What do you call it when you find things to do in Round Top, Texas - without the drive time, traffic and headaches? In our minds, that's big time small. Whether you're looking to be one with the great outdoors, ready to take in some culture and shopping or just looking to wander at your own pace, there's no better place to be. Explore Round Top and witness what makes our town somethin' special.
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    Henkel Square Market is located in the historic district, on seven acres in the heart of Round Top. With a variety of unique shops housed in charming buildings dating back to the mid-1800s, a state-of-the-art, 8,000-square-foot event center, landscaped grounds and a grove of centuries-old majestic oaks, Henkel Square Market is the perfect destination to relax, shop or host your special event.

    201 N. Live Oak Street | Round Top, Texas 78954
     
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    Wednesday | Noon - 4 p.m.
    Thursday - Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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    Rolland Square’s shops, galleries and dining options provide a uniquely Round Top experience. You won’t find these one-of-a-kind items listed on Amazon, and you won’t feel rushed, either. With shade trees and ample seating, Rolland Square invites you to relax and enjoy yourself.

    Bauer Rummel Road | Round Top, Texas 78954
     

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    At the heart of Round Top, and right off Main Street, Town Square features Round Top's historic courthouse, Old Glory Antiques, D. Little Gallery and the original Royer's Cafe.

     
     

Soak Up Some History & Culture

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    Get an inside look at where Round Top began — and how it became the Texas town you know today — at the Round Top Area Historical Society’s Wood Campus Museum. The society’s extensive collection of photos and memorabilia are sure to educate and inspire.

    304 N. Washington Street | Round Top, Texas 78954

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    Second Saturday of Each Month | Noon - 3 p.m.

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    Round Top is the smallest town in Texas with a fully-accredited library. As a lending institution for children and adults, the library serves diverse community segments and visitors in non-traditional ways. Here, patrons and individuals of varied backgrounds are accommodated in a warm and inviting atmosphere where they may meet, learn, and connect with each other and the world at large. 

    206 West Mill Street | Round Top, Texas 78954
    979.249.5550

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    Monday – Saturday | 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.

     

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    Founded in 1971 by renowned concert pianist James Dick, the internationally-acclaimed Round Top Festival Institute is home to the James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts. Its 210-acre campus, Festival Hill, features world-class performance facilities, historic buildings and a collection of rare manuscripts, books and musical artifacts that distinguish it as an important hub for both research and scholarly pursuits. Natural beauty abounds, as gorgeous parks, gardens and nature preserves dot the campus. 

    248 Jaster Road | Round Top, Texas 78954
    979.249.3129
     
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    Shakespeare at Winedale, a University of Texas at Austin English Department program, delights theater fans with performances of Shakespeare's plays at the Winedale Theatre barn in the spring (final Friday and Saturday in April) and summer (late July through early August).

    3738 FM 2714 | Round Top, Texas 78954
    512.471.4993

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    A 9-acre complex consisting of a Visitor Center and four historical buildings including a 1933 Cobblers Shop, the Burton Auto Garage, the Cotton Warehouse and the 1914 Farmers Cotton Gin. The oldest operating cotton gin in America, it's designated a national landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and is listed in the Texas Historical Commission and the National Register of Historic Places.

    307 N. Main Street | Burton, Texas 77835
    979.289.3378

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    Tuesday - Saturday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Daily guided tours of the Gin from 10 a.m - 2 p.m.

     

     

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    Intimate, professional theatre in historic, downtown Brenham offering year round selection of drama, comedy and musicals. Set in a restored warehouse, our 125th performance space offers an intimate theatre experience within walking distance of restaurants, shops and a fine bed & breakfast establishments.

    300 Church Street | Brenham, Texas 77833
    979.830.1460

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    A division of The University of Texas Center for American History featuring tours of 19th-century buildings, housing early German Texas furniture and decorative arts.

    3738 FM 2714 | Round Top, Texas 78954
    979.278.3530
     
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    Monday - Friday | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Go On An Adventure

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    Backroad Country Tours provides shuttle bus tours to local wineries, breweries and distilleries in the Round Top, Carmine and Fayetteville areas. Their comfortable step-up coach can accommodate up to 14 guests, and they currently offer four- and six-hour tour packages, as well as custom private tours. As part of their VIP service, Backroad Country Tours can pick up from local bed and breakfasts on their service route.


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    Centrally located between Houston, Austin and San Antonio, lies the area's premier destination for whitetail and exotic hunting, upland and duck hunting, fishing, golf, sporting clays, overnight lodging and upscale dining. Big Easy Ranch truly is A Sporting Club Like No Other!


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    Surrounded by the beautiful Texas countryside in nearby Carmine, Busted Oak Cellars' winery and tasting room provide an ideal spot to kick back, relax and sip something amazing. The family-owned business is both kid- and dog-friendly. Tasty snacks are available in addition to their wonderful wines, and Busted Oak Cellars offers lodging, as well.

    6195 Round Top Road | Carmine, Texas 78932
    281.795.2588

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    Monday | 1 – 4 p.m.
    Thursday | 4 – 8 p.m.
    Friday – Saturday | Noon – 9 p.m.
    Sunday | 1 – 6 p.m.


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    Founded in 2012, the Kooper Family Whiskey Company is owned and operated by a small, hardworking Texas family. Their tasting room in Ledbetter, Texas is just a quick drive from Austin, Houston, College Station and everywhere in between. They offer a Rye Whiskey flight with their three distinct Rye Whiskies, two of which are only available at their tasting room. 

    100 West US 290 | Ledbetter, Texas 78946
    979.249.5535

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    Friday | 2 - 7 p.m.
    Saturday | 2 - 7 p.m.


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    The Round Top Rifle Association was formed in 1873 by town members of German heritage. It began as a Schützen Verein, encouraging outdoor sports. Today it is a non-profit community service organization whose charter includes maintaining the historic 100+ year old Rifle Hall, sponsoring community events and providing a venue for weddings, reunions and family parties. The Hall sponsors the famous Round Top Fourth of July celebration, the longest running Fourth celebration west of the Mississippi. Other annual events include OktoBierFest, Schützenfest, and New Year’s Eve dance. On most Monday evenings the hall holds a community social, serving delicious hamburgers.

    710 FM 1457 | Round Top, Texas 78954
    979.530.5604

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    Monday Night Social | 5:30 - 8 p.m.  
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