15 Things to Do in Boerne, Fair Oaks and Bergheim in November

People love Boerne for the small town atmosphere, Hill Country views, and quaint downtown scenery. However, Boerne also has far more to offer visitors and residents alike than many realize! Boerne is known for rich heritage, great location, and an active community, all of which are showcased by local businesses.

Curious about how to get involved in this Hill Country community? No need to research! 15 of the best fun events to attend and businesses to visit in Boerne this week are described below.

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1. Stretch Those Muscles

The first Friday of every month, the Patrick Heath Library hosts a session of yoga in the community room. If you have heard everyone talking about how great yoga is and want a risk-free place to give it a try, head to the library on this First Friday!

When: Friday, November 3, 6:30-7:30 pm

Where: Patrick Heath Library, 451 N Main St

2. Join a Writing Club

If you’re an amateur author or a professional writer trying to crank out a novel or short story, join the Writer’s Roundtable at the Library! Twice a month, edit your work and get peer reviewed feedback while enjoying your fellow writer’s work. A horror writing club is available for teens as well on Tuesday, November 7th.

When: Tuesday, November 7 & 21, 1:00 pm (4:30 pm for teens)

Where: Patrick Heath Library, 451 N Main St

3. Go to a Community Play

Image courtesy of Boerne Community Theatre (from The Fox on the Fairway)

One of the best things to feel close to your neighbors is by going to check out some community theatre. For several nights throughout November, the Boerne Community Theatre is performing “Potato Gumbo”, a story that casts an all-too-familiar light on the realities of getting old. With off-beat schemes, hell-bent relatives, and the perfect gumbo recipe, this show will undoubtedly be a total hoot. You can purchase tickets here!

When: November 3-18

Where: Boerne Community Theatre, 907 E Blanco Rd

4. Get Fresh Food at the Farmers Market

Saturday is the perfect time to restock the kitchen with some fresh and healthy food items from the Farmers Market at the Cibolo. There is always something fun happening at the market while you shop, so feel free to make a morning of it each weekend! The market will close down for the winter in mid-December, so be sure to stop in while you can.

When: Saturdays, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd

5. Shop for Handmade Goods

The Boerne Handmade Market is being held this month at Cana Ballroom. This bi-annual market gives a space for creative vendors to sell their handmade items ranging from bath and body products to children’s items. There will be a coffee shop and food trucks on site for shoppers, and a live band will be performing for a little entertainment throughout the day. Entry is $5, children 12 and under get in free!

When: Saturday, November 4, 9:00am-4:00pm

Where: Cana Ballroom, 202 W Kronkosky St

6. Say “Yeehaw!” at the Rodeo

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Make the short drive to Bulverde for the last month to catch The Best Show on Dirt, the rodeo! Tejas Rodeo Company has been hosting Saturday Night Rodeo throughout the year, and it provides a family-friendly environment with live music and the best rodeo events each week. Tickets and more information available here.

When: Every Saturday, 6:30 pm

Where: Tejas Rodeo Co, 401 Obst Rd (Bulverde)

7. Get Down for Diva Night

Diva Night is for those who need to let their inner Beyonce out every once in awhile. There will be shopping, live music, dining, and much more all in support of our local businesses. The first 200 divas to check in to Diva Night will receive a tiara or boa!

When: Thursday, November 9, 5:00 pm

Where: Downtown Boerne, Hill Country Mile

8. Catch a Country Music Show

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Make your way to The Roundup on Veteran’s Day to check out a concert put on by Cody Jinks and Josh Ward. Food trucks and a playground will be on site for the kids to get fed and play around while the music plays all night. Doors are at 6, and Josh Ward takes the stage at 8:00 pm. Tickets are available here.

When: Saturday, November 11, 8:00 pm

Where: The Roundup Outdoor Music Venue, 531 FM-3351 N

9. Buy Some Holiday Gifts

Boerne Market Days is held every second weekend of the month to provide a place for local businesses to set up shop and get face-to-face with their customers. Spend the day getting to know your neighbors who make fabulous products and get some Christmas shopping done while you’re at it.

When: November 11-12, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Where: Main Plaza, 100 North Main

10. Go to the Pioneer Days Festival

Image courtesy of Cibolo Nature Center

Get in touch with your Texas roots at the Pioneer Days Festival at Herff Farms. Learn how to churn your own butter, milk cows, properly use a washboard, pan for gold, and much more! More information is available here.

When: Saturday, November 11, 9:00 am-1:00pm

Where: Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd

11. Make Your Art Skip a Beat

Who can resist feeling all of the emotions that come with viewing fine art? Shops and galleries all around Boerne are teaming up for a Saturday evening stroll around town with art at every turn. Check out their Facebook page for more information.

When: Saturday, November 11, 4:00-8:00pm

Where: Various locations

12. Drink Cider in Nature

The Cibolo Nature Center is offering a night of sipping cider and going on a hike to Cibolo Creek for a little relaxing retreat. Learn about stream stewardship, threats to the health of Cibolo Creek, and wildlife surrounding the area. More information available here.

When: Thursday, November 16, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Cibolo Nature Center and Farm, 140 City Park Rd

13. Kick Off the Christmas Season

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The 18th annual Dickens on Main celebration is being held on Main Street the day after Thanksgiving this year in Boerne. This yearly event encompasses all the Christmas joy you can imagine wrapped into one weekend to kick off the holiday spirit. Food, music, and more will be on Main Street, and be sure to check the schedule so you don’t miss any of the fun.

When: November 24-25, 4:00-10:00 pm

Where: Main Street, Blanco to River Rd

14. Make Friends While Knitting

You heard it right: make friends while you knit, crochet, needlepoint, and more at the Fiber Arts Club that meets at the library every Wednesday at 1:00 pm! Share your projects and learn new techniques while you come up with your most inspiring work with friends all around.

When: Every Wednesday, 1:00-3:00 pm

Where: Patrick Heath Library, 451 N Main St

15. Go to a Christmas Concert

Tinsel, an acapella quartet, will be performing Christmas favorites at the Cave Without a Name the weekend after Thanksgiving. Not your average group of carolers, Tinsel includes Grammy award-winning vocalists that entertain audiences with the professional take on some seasonal classics. Tickets are available here.

When: Saturday, November 25, 7:00 pm

Where: Cave Without a Name, 325 Kreutzberg Rd