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“A Lavender Day”, oil painting, by Kathy Perales

Thanks to all that came to Blanco to celebrate at the 13th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival!  We appreciate all our faithful customers and new friends that visited Redbud Cafe during the festival.

The Lavender festival in Blanco marks the height of the lavender’s bloom here in the hill country, though each year varies according to rainfall and temperature fluctuations.  If you missed the festival or just need a little more lovely lavender, you can visit  the Hill Country Lavender Farm, on weekends through July 2nd.

Hill Country Lavender Farm hours : Friday, Saturday 10 -4 & Sunday 12-4

You will also find the full line Hill Country Lavender products here at Brieger Pottery, year round.

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This Week’s Special

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Each week we feature a special menu item. Check our menu board, or give us a call: 830.833.0202.

Look for our DAILY SPECIALS: We feature homemade soups and quiches, sandwiches and entrees, made fresh daily.

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Music this Weekend

Hear live music at Redbud Cafe on Friday and Saturday evenings. Redbud Cafe’s kitchen closes at 9:00pm both evenings; Drinks and bakery items served till 9:30 pm on Saturday evenings.

  • Friday, June 16, 6:30pm – 9:00pm: El Verde Boys
  • Saturday, June 17, 7:00pm – 9:30pm: Winslow & Scheffler

Art at Redbud Cafe

Our current show, Communicating in Color, features the artwork of

Meg LeCompte and Megan Lee

About the Artists:

Margaret (“Meg”) LeCompte was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and like many other Cajuns who came before her, she “got to Texas as fast as she could.” Meg’s early childhood was spent in Houston, but in 2006, she and her family made Austin their home. Meg faces unique challenges as a young woman with autism and limited language skills, but through art, she has found an expressive outlet.  Meg takes great pride in her pieces:  The process of creating brings her great excitement and joy, and she is often heard to remark, “Wow!” or “Cool!” as the development of her work progresses.

Due to her disability, Meg was not afforded the same opportunities for formal art instruction growing up.  As she has matured and become an adult learner, Meg has pursued a variety of creative interests, from cross-stitch and knitting to music and piano.  During the last year and a half, her weekly art classes have enriched her life tremendously.  Her newfound skills have brought her greater focus and satisfaction, as well as a sense of competency and achievement not typically afforded individuals with autism.  Through her art, Meg has gained a new dimension of expressive capabilities, allowing her true self to shine.

Megan Lee was born in Austin, Texas and is an adult with Autism.  Although Megan has limited language skills, she is very competitive when playing video games and loves participating in Special Olympics in bowling, basketball and track.

Individuals with a disability are special.   Special in that they have the biggest heart, happiest smile, and that overall positive attitude that is contagious.  That is Megan Lee.  She is a ray of sunshine.

Artwork includes acrylic paints, water color, pastel, color pencils, and clay pottery.

Reproduction of selected artwork on notecards available at Brieger Pottery

http://www.artistmeganlee.weebly.com

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Coming Attractions…

Opening July 14, 2017 at Redbud Cafe:

 The Big Bend of Texas – Photographs by Joe Trussell

photograph by Joe Trussell

July 14th, is the opening date for local photogarpher, Joe Trussell’s work at Redbud Cafe. There will be a meet-the-artist gathering from 5:30- 6:30pm on Friday, July 14, to mark the opening. Look for more stunning photos like this one in his collection of black and white photographs that cover a stretch of Big Bend country from Terlingua to Santa Elena Canyon.

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