Comfort, Texas was established by German settlers 1854. Wearied by their journey from New Braunfels, Texas, the small group was so pleased by this picturesque site and pure water that they named it Camp Comfort. With its abundance of vintage structures, much of the midtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Today, Comfort, Texas is a popular tourist area with numerous camps along the Guadalupe River operated by various civic organizations. Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming and camping during summer months. Hunting is popular during the fall and winter. Visitors find Comfort Shopping interesting year round.
Comfort, Texas is a beautiful 17 mile drive to Kerrville, Texas, a popular toursit area. Bandera, Texas, the Cowboy Capital of the World, is a short scenic drive from Comfort. Boerne, Texas, a great place to visit, is also nearby. Comfort, Texas is a short drive to Fredericksburg, Texas, known for its many festivals and unique shops.
B&B/Guest Houses are offered in many of the historic buildings.
MARCH EVENTS IN COMFORT, TX
Canto Chamber Choir Concert at Riven Rock
Saturday, March 1, 7:30 PM
Season opener "A SACRED JOURNEY" Featuring baritone David Farwig, cellist Carolyn Hagler and oboist Susan Douglas.
Comfort Investigation & Analysis Committee Community Meetings
Monday, March 10.As reported in last week's Comfort News, The Comfort Investigation & Analysis Committee has scheduled two meetings to present the results of the committee's fact-finding mission regarding alternatives for the Comfort Community to establish local decision-making concerning the affairs of Comfort. The first two meetings are scheduled at the following dates. Each meeting will be exactly the same presentation, but at different times to accommodate different citizen's schedules. These meetings are open to all citizens in the Comfort community. The meetings will be at the Comfort Park in the large pavilion.
The first presentation on: March 10th will be at 2:30 til 4:30 p.m.
The second presentation on: March 10th will be at 6:30 til 8:30 p.m.
Subsequent meetings will be scheduled later in March and during April for people who are unable to attend the March 10th date.
Girls Long Day Out!
Tuesday, March 11 10:am - 9:00 pm - Gather your girlfriends for a delightfully long shopping day in Comfort! Enjoy spring treats & explore our stores filled with gift ideas for Easter & Mother's Day, for whimsical to practical to heirloom antiques. Please, shop well into the evening & register for door prizes in each store.
Riven Rock - Wild Game Dinner
Saturday, March 15 - 7 pm: Appetizer/Complimentary glass of wine 7:30: Dinner/Addtional wine service
Share a Game Dinner with us at the newest luxury resort in the Hill Country, featuring locally produced game meats Reservations: 830-995-4045 $60 plus tax and gratuity For menu & directions: rivenrockranch.com 390 Hermann Sons Rd, Comfort, Texas
Annual Hermann Sons Retirement Home Chili Cook off
Saturday, March 8th - Hermann Sons Retirement Home Annual Chili Cook-off & Bean Cook-off Hermann Sons Retirement Home in Comfort
Party Friday evening, March 7 for cooks and visitors with food, drink and dancing!
Sanctioned Cooks & Amateurs Turn In Times: -Bean 12 pm -Amateur Chili 1 pm -Sanctioned Chili 2 pm -Showmanship Judging 12-1:30 pm
Entry Fees: -$15 for amateurs, $20 for sanctioned cooks, -$10 for bean cooks RVs are welcome
Ribbon Cutting for Rosebud Antiques & Collectibles
Saturday, March 8 - 11 am - Ribbon Cutting for Rosebud Antiques & Collectibles, 22 Hwy 87. (Formerly Bygone Days) Next to Highbrow and Hicks. New business owned by Sandy Livingston & Jim Bownds
First Insurance Ribbon Cutting at NEW Location!
Wednesday, March 12 at 10 am - Ribbon Cutting for First Insurance Agency, 16 Hwy 87
Saturday, March 22nd - 10K Walk thru Comfort's Historic District & -Surrounding Countryside -Stroller access -Sign Up at Comfort Park -Start time 7 am - 1 pm -Hunt for 36 Prize Eggs along walk! -Concession - Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshments