Upcoming Events in Dripping Springs

See “The Cover of Life” at The Wimberley Players 

The Cover of Life, written by R.T. Robinson and directed by Tracy Arnold, is a play based around three brides in rural Louisiana in 1943 and tells a “deeply affecting story about the struggle for self-worth” filled with charm and fun. 

Adult tickets are at $22. Student tickets with an ID are $18. The play will also be streamed at Broadway on Demand, with individual tickets for $22 or household tickets for $44. Groups over eight will receive a $2 discount per ticket. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. The play runs until May 22. 

Tickets are available at www.wimberleyplayers.org, by phone at (512) 847-0575 from Tuesday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. or in-person at the box office at 450 Old Kyle Road. 

Dripping Springs Race to Brunch 5k

The Dripping Springs Race to Brunch 5k kicks off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. The 5k run takes you along the scenic trails in Caliterra with views of Onion Creek. Participants will meet at the finish line with a brunch cocktail from Treaty Oak Distilling (for those 21+). 

Registration costs $35 and includes a finishers medal, event t-shirt and brunch cocktail. A $100 cash prize for the best overall male and female winners will be awarded. The event will also feature brunch cuisine available to purchase, local artisans, live music by The Soap Boxers and a complimentary photo booth. Tickets can be found and purchased at eventbrite.com. 

Dripping Springs chamber luncheon

A special graduation presentation will be held at the monthly Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The luncheon will be held on May 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room. Single lunch admission is $25 for chamber members or $45 for guests. 

National Pizza Party Day

In honor of National Pizza Party Day on May 20, Fall Creek Vineyards is partnering with Mandola’s Italian Kitchen and cooking pizza on-site in their brick oven at Fall Creek Vineyards in Driftwood from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The dinner menu includes freshly baked focaccia bread, salad, four varieties of pizza to choose from, all paired with Fall Creek Vineyards wine. The cost is $65, or $55 for Wine Club members. Register at www.fcv.com.

Catch some live music

Friday, May 6

Sidecar Tasting Room, 6 to 9 p.m.
Blake Whitmore at Mercer Dancehall, 8 to 11 p.m. ($10 entry; 18+)

Saturday, May 7

Bluegrass Saturdays at Jester King, 1 to 4 p.m.
Bell Springs Winery & Brewing Co., 2 to 5 p.m.
The Barbershop, 3 to 5 p.m.
Sour Bridges at Ghost Note Brewing, 4 to 6 p.m.
Sidecar Tasting Room, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 8

Sophia Johnson at Beerburg Brewing, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Bell Springs Winery & Brewing Co., 2 to 5 p.m.
Jester King Inn Spring Concerts, 3 to 5 p.m. (tickets required; $10)
Second Sundays with 3 Chord Rodeo at Mercer Dancehall ($10 entry; 18+)

Ribbon Cutting

Celebrate with local businesses with ribbon cuttings throughout the month:

Patten Title Company, May 10 at 12 p.m.
Dos Olivos Market, May 11 at 5 p.m.
I Love Dripping Springs Vacations, May 12 at 5 p.m.
Dripping Springs Distilling tasting bar & event hall, May 13 at 12 p.m.
Patriots’ Hall of Dripping Springs, May 21 at 10 a.m.
Foster Village “Barndominium” at Oak Haven, May 27 at 11 a.m.

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