Welcome. Come on in. Take a front row seat.

We’re going virtual – Saturday, Oct. 24!

It’s all FREE. Just click here to register and save the date!

banner showing Wimberley One Water School, local musicians Alex Dormont and Beryl Armstrong, Rainwater harvest tank and night sky stars

Saturday, October 24, 2020 – Program

Morning and Afternoon Sessions

Morning: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoon: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Platform: Zoom Webinar + Facebook Livestream
Tune in for engaging hosts, prerecorded video segments, live Q&A, and panel discussions!

Get to Know Our Hosts

We’re so pleased to have the following water, land and science experts host the FESTIVAL:

Dr. Robert Mace

Executive Director & Chief Water Policy Officer, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University

Click here – bio

Lori Olson

Executive Director, Texas Land Trust Council

Click here – bio

Vanessa Puig-Williams

Director, Texas Water Program, Environmental Defense Fund

Click here – bio

Event Highlights

Join us for green-living tips, rainwater harvesting information, natural resource news, community science opportunities, learning activities for kids, musical entertainment, and conservation conversations over cocktails!

Click here for a PDF of the agenda

One Water in the Hill Country

Explore the new Wimberley One Water School and learn more from guest panelist, Nick Dornak, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.
Sponsored by Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Hill Country Night Skies

Learn about local efforts to preserve the darkness of Hill Country night skies!
Sponsored by City of Dripping Springs and PEC

Raindrop Stop for Kids

Tune in for fun and educational videos and craft-ivities from some of our partners.
Sponsored by HEB

Rainwater Harvesting: From Rain Barrels to Large Systems

Learn all about catching the rain from representatives of Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District.
Sponsored by Lakota Water

Community Science Segments

Community science is fun for everyone! Find out how you can get involved in your own backyard.
Sponsored by Shield Ranch

Music - Americana Classics

Pull up a chair and listen in for a little classic Americana, courtesy of Alex Dormont and Beyrl Armstrong!

Smart Texas Gardens

Learn about the wonders of wicking gardens and get some tips on how to spice up your own backyard garden.
Sponsored by Cow Creek GCD

Conservation Conversations over Cocktails

Get the recipe for the Tom Pollens – a Rainwater Revival signature cocktail – and learn all about local water conservation efforts, resources, and upcoming legislation.
Sponsored by Treaty Oak

Visit the Vendor Hall and Marketplace

Click through a full online MARKETPLACE to showcase our FESTIVAL vendors where you can shop, browse, research, learn and WIN cool prizes during the event when you play Marketplace Trivia. It’s a good place to go to get the jump on holiday shopping AND new year resolutions!

Don’t Miss the Partner Education Station

Our wonderful program partners and sponsors have filled this page with choice resources and videos that will continue to spread good things to know from the day of the FESTIVAL (Oct. 24) through the end of the year.

Stay in Touch – Follow Us!

Use our social networks to keep up with program announcements, partner shout outs, and attendance information.

Enjoy Dripping Springs – The Physical Home of the FESTIVAL

While this year’s FESTIVAL is completely virtual, we are so grateful for 10 years of in-person fun in the City of Dripping Springs. Dripping Springs is headquarters for Hill Country living – from rainwater harvesting-friendly locations to incredible views of the night sky, it’s a great place to go for a Hill Country staycation!

Hill Country Living FESTIVAL + Rainwater Revival Sponsors

Sponsor Logos - Hill Country Living Festival + Rainwater Revival

Hill Country Living Festival + Rainwater Revival is a Hill Country Alliance event.

The Hill Country Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness and build community support around the need to preserve the natural resources and heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country.

Want more Hill Country events? Check out Hill Country Night Sky Month – HAPPENING NOW!

Hill Country Night Sky Month - Join the fun all October long