Schedule

TEXAS DANCE HALL TOUR – FINAL DETAILED SCHEDULE

*Please note the shuttle times listed in the schedule apply to the “Texas Two Step” and “Cotton Eyed Joe” packages only. All other parties are responsible for their own transportation.*

MONDAY, MARCH 20th

Once a grand home to the Pearl Brewery’s draft horses in the late 1800s, our evening welcome reception will be held at Pearl Stable in San Antonio. We’ll provide light food and drinks, and Ray Benson will greet everyone with a short acoustic set in this charming and historic building.

  • All attendees that are part of the Texas Two-Step and Cotton Eyed Joe packages will receive airport shuttle information.
  • Hotel Check-in: Beginning at 3:00pm
  • Shuttle leave time from hotel: 6:30pm
  • Evening welcome reception at Pearl Stable: 7:00-9:30pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 21st

We have a fun-filled day planned with a private tasting of bourbon at the Ben Milam Distillery, along with Texas Two Step, Swing and Waltz lessons. We’ll also tour Blanco’s Buggy Barn, which has over 140 buggies dating back to the 1860s and there will also be a “cowboy lunch” available for purchase. Asleep at the Wheel and Dale Watson will take the stage at Twin Sisters to kick off the week of dancin’ in the halls.

  • Dance Lessons:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel to dance lessons at Twin Sisters Hall: 9:30am
    • Dance lessons: 10:30am-12:00pm
    • Shuttle leave time for Buggy Barn and Ben Milam Distillery: 12:15pm
  • Buggy Barn & Ben Milam Distillery:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel to Buggy Barn and Ben Milam Distillery: 11:00am
    • Shuttle leave time from Buggy Barn and Ben Milam Distillery to hotel: 2:30pm
    • Arrives back at hotel: 3:15pm
  • Twin Sisters Dinner, Dance & Concert:
    • Shuttle leave time for Twin Sisters: 5:15pm
    • Dinner Begins: 6pm
    • Dance & Concert Begins: 7pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22nd

The Texas Dance Hall Preservation will take us on a historical tour of several halls in the Hill Country during the day before we spend the evening at the gorgeous Fischer Hall with Dale and Ray (Dale Watson and Ray Benson’s new project) and Heybale featuring Tom Lewis, Redd Volkaert, Earle Pool Ball, Kevin Smith and Dallas Wayne.

  • Dance Hall Tour:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel: 9:00am
    • Dance Hall Route: Kendalia Halle, Sisterdale Dance Hall, Albert Hall (lunch will be available for purchase), Grapetown and John T. Floore’s.
    • Arrives back at hotel: 3:00pm
  • Fischer Hall Dinner, Dance & Concert:
    • Shuttle leave time for Twin Sisters: 5:15pm
    • Dinner Begins: 6pm
    • Dance & Concert Begins: 7pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 23rd

We’ll be spending our day at the famous Luckenbach Texas Dance Hall! Spend some time shopping in the General Store, get some grub and enjoy the country bluegrass sound of High Plains Jamboree. After our day in Luckenbach, we’ll head to Bastrop in the early evening to get everyone who purchased “Texas Two Step” and “Cotton Eye Joe” packages settled at Lost Pines Resort & Spa.

  • Hotel Checkout:
    • For attendees riding the shuttle: by 9:30am
    • Regular checkout time: 12:00pm
  • Day at Luckenbach Dance Hall:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel: 10:00am
    • Afternoon begins: 11:30am
    • Lunch: There will be lunch available for purchase at the event.
    • Shuttle leave time for Lost Pines Resort: 3:15pm
  • Hotel Check-in:
    • Begins at 4:00pm. Shuttle will arrive at 6:30pm.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24th

The Texas Dance Hall Preservation will be taking us on historical tours of the dance halls in Fayette County and the surrounding areas to entertain and educate us during the day before we spend the evening in Schulenburg at Sengelmann Hall with Lee Ann Womack and Hot Club of Cowtown!

  • Dance Hall Tour:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel: 9:00am
    • Dance Hall Route: Carmine Dance Hall, La Bahia Turn Verein Dance Hall, Round Top Rifle Association Hall, Fayetteville SPJST Hall (lunch will be available for purchase) and Plum Hall.
    • Arrives back at hotel: 3:00pm
  • Sengelmann Hall Dinner, Dance & Concert:
    • Shuttle leave time for Twin Sisters: 5:00pm
    • Dinner Begins: 6:30pm
    • Dance & Concert Begins: 7:30pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 25th

We are excited to have The Junk Gypsy Company, purveyors of the world’s finest junk, as one of our official Dance Hall Tour sponsors! We’ll be traveling to Junk Gypsy’s headquarters to shop and enjoy some live music. There will be coffee, wine, sack lunches and pie from Royer’s Pie Haven available for purchase; then we’ll head into Round Top to experience Antiques Week. We’ll be closing out the magical week at Fair Pavilion (Round-Up Hall) with a dance featuring Asleep at the Wheel and The Quebe Sisters!

  • Junk Gypsy Company & Round Top Square:
    • Shuttle leave time from hotel: 9:15am
    • Junk Gypsy Company Shopping and Music: 10:30am
    • Shuttle leave time to Round Top Square: 12:30pm
    • Round Top Square Shopping & Restaurants: 12:45pm
    • Shuttle leave time to hotel: 2:45pm
    • Arrives back at hotel: 4:00pm
  • Fair Pavilion (Round Up Hall) Dinner, Dance & Concert:
    • Shuttle leave time for Fair Pavilion: 6:00pm
    • Dinner Begins: 7:00pm
    • Dance & Concert Begins: 8:00pm

SUNDAY, MARCH 26th

After an amazing week Sunday will sadly be check-out day, but we hope to have you back on our next one as well!

  • Hotel Checkout:
    • Checkout time: By 11:00am
    • All attendees that are part of the “Texas Two-Step” and “Cotton Eyed Joe” packages will receive airport shuttle information.