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Explore the 2020 Rainwater Revival

All content is now accessible below!

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

Recorded on Saturday, October 24, 2020 – Program

Explore the videos below for prerecorded video segments, live Q&A, and panel discussions!

Full Morning Session - 1 hr 34 min

Full Afternoon Session - 1 hr 28 min

Event Highlights

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

Texana Classics with Alex Dormont and Beyrl Armstrong – Sponsored by Plateau Land & Wildlife Management

Rainwater Harvesting: From Rain Barrels to Large Systems – Sponsored by Lakota Water

One Water in the Hill Country – Sponsored by Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Hill Country Night Skies – Sponsored by City of Dripping Springs and PEC

Community Science is for Everyone! – Sponsored by Shield Ranch

Raindrop Stop for Kids – Sponsored by HEB

How to Make a Tom Pollens with Waterloo Old Yaupon Gin – Sponsored by Treaty Oak Distilling and Waterloo Gin

Music Video Premiere: Hill Country Texas – New, original song by Alex Dormont

Get to Know Our Hosts

We’re so pleased to have had 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

Visit the Vendor Hall and Marketplace

Click through a full online MARKETPLACE to showcase our FESTIVAL vendors where you can shop, browse, research, and learn about tips and resources for living lightly and sustainably in the Hill Country. 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