Events

Next Community Event

Saturday, August 24th

6-9pm

Free Event!

Visit us in Blanco at Gillen’s (1725 US-281 Blanco, TX 78606) this Saturday to enjoy a fun-filled evening celebrating community, the arts and nature.  In an effort to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Texas, Maverick’s is hosting the first of a series of fund raising events, “Art is Everywhere.”  There are so many benefits to living a life rife with art and animals, surrounded by supportive people, good music, fine gourmet goodies and tasty wine.  In fact, these elements, combined with an attitude geared toward life-long learning will delay early onset Alzheimer’s and inhibit the development of the disease, which now impacts 1 in 5 Americans.

On Saturday, Maverick’s will share a fine art collection with Blanco and the Austin community.  This horse-centric and Native American art, which many of you have been able to enjoy here at our stables or following along with us online, will be available for acquisition with 10% of proceeds benefiting Alzheimer’s Texas.  A great selection of silent auction items will be available as well, including tickets to Austin Opera, Sherwood Forest, Krause Springs, Mt. Playmore, a Microderm facial at Petit Beau Ange, a photo shoot with Lindsay Mac Studio and more!  Live music by Full Moon Medicine and BBQ from Porky’s of Lockhart provide almost enough entertainment.  But –hold your horses — Rush, the mini horse fund raiser extraordinaire will be present to make the event extra special.  Weave flowers into his mane and snag some selfies with this beautiful paint horse to celebrate “Art is Everywhere.”  Want to learn more about the artists who’s work will be debuted?  Click HERE.

Wednesday, July 3rd

Lockhart City hosts a Fabulous fireworks display over the city park.  We are inviting you to come join our family and friends in watching this spectacular show.

Bring some refreshments, a dish to share, a chair or two and your best buddy.  Using our upper pasture, we invite you to come wine and dine with us as we feast our eyes on this most epic, firework-strewn evening.

If you have an outside game you’d like to bring, then bring it on!  Corn hole, frisbee, soccer, you name it!  We are so excited to share our beautiful city’s renowned fireworks evening with you.

Call or TEXT 512-213-5776 for more information.

Schedule a trail ride with us on the 3rd and stay to watch the show.

Special Events: General Info

Maverick’s hosts groups large and small on a 400+ acre ranch with several ponds for fishing and varied topography that winds its way through hills and ravines dotted with quaint walking trails through the woods.  Add the immaculately kept professional dirt bike course we use for trail rides (or mountain bikes, motocross events and more) and you’ve got yourself a perfect backdrop for the special event of your dreams.

We work closely with local vendors and the entertainers, culinary masters, and amenity providers of your choosing.  Have ideas about a day of fishing, skeet shooting, western entertainment or petting zoo?  We’ve got you covered!  Other thoughts on activities with your individual flare for style?  Our mission is to make your dream event come true.  Tell us what you have in mind.  

See our October 28th Fun Day, a free event for the community of Lockhart.

Weddings

Inspiring scenery sets your day in a rustic barn, an elegant tent, or simply out in the open under some good old Texas sunshine.  Our thoughtful local partnerships will help us provide you the cuisine and charismatic setting that suits your needs.  We aim to make sure that all of your senses are enlivened with the details of the country wedding you’ve imagined.  While we are happy to work with your pre-determined caterer, we have country cooking covered if you’d like to leave that part of the planning to us.  Our vendor partners provide guests with award winning Texan fare.  Be ready to eat big with juicy BBQ from the BBQ capital of the country.  For the more delicate palliate, enjoy cuisine that delights the senses along with the fine china to serve it.

Company Events

Team building and corporate events can be stressful.  Let us work with you and your event coordinator to develop the details of the day to provide the structure you need to make for a hassle-free event.  We will work closely with your coordinator to ensure that your individual needs are seen to.

Reunions

When you want to get your family and friends together out in the country, you have an idea for your day.  What is it?  We want to work with you to provide the amenities that will help all of the guests in your group reconnect with the great outdoors.  We provide the venue for: Fraternity and Sorority Reunions, Family Reunions, Private School Class Reunions and more.

Improved Amenities

We are commitment to improving an already beautiful property.  Future improvements include a Gazebo to host intimate weddings, rustic cabins for camping, a floating dock and of course, improved landscaping.  As plans for these amenities unwind we are excited to work with you to create the picture perfect day.  Maybe your color choice will make its way into the annual beds, paint the trim on a country shed, or line the wagon wheel decor of the entryway.

List of Events

Yoga o’er the Bluff top Series

Enjoy six weeks of FREE yoga classes.  Our gorgeous ranch house views will have you saying “om” in no time.  Please call or TEXT for more information. Times held at 8:30am and 6pm daily starting mid-april.

While we are going to love practicing with our beautiful horses all around us, this is not a horse yoga class.  Interested in horse yoga?  Reach out to us for more information!  Goat yoga?  Nah we got that beat!  Come on, Austin!  Check out the greatest Austin-meets-country experience there is.

November 18th and 19th

We are thrilled to present our second community day on Saturday, November 18th.  Looking for something to do with the family?  Come enjoy FREE pony rides, photos with a unicorn, mechanical bull riding courtesy of Texas Ride ‘Em, tasty baked goodies by Fairy Tale Cakes and a bonfire.  Camping Saturday night ($10) as well as arts and crafts and informational lessons and demonstrations by Lockhart State Park and Caldwell County Snake Relocation, a not for profit organization that removes all things slithery or slimy… free of charge!  Enjoy Two free photo sessions thanks to generous donations by Carlos Suarez Photography and Chad W Adams Photography.

  Click HERE for more information about how you can ride the bull for a cause!

Father and two young daughter groom giant grey gelding, Maverick, at community event in Lockhart
Lockhart Families can enjoy free activities with our horses at this Motocross Track in Central Texas

 A Dickens Christmas: 12/2/17

Maverick’s will be hosting FREE pony rides Saturday December 2nd.  We will be asking for donations to support a powerful new program starting January 2018: Lockhart Literacy.  Austin Lessons and Tutoring, LLC will be hosting free community classes.  Children ages 2-7 pm and their parents and grandparents can participate in early literacy classes.  Folks who want to share Spanish language learning with their children can take advantage of classes for children of all ages.  We are proud to support Lockhart Literacy and Lockhart Spanish Classes.

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