All Places

  • Risien Park

    Risien Park is a gift from E. Guy Risien and the LCRA that has been outfitted to an 80-acre park space. An old railroad trestle is the entrance to a magnificent pecan grove bordered on one side by the San Saba River and lush trees, picnic sites, grills, pavilion, RV hookups, volleyball courts and an old stone amphitheater. Today the San Saba River Nature Park adjoins Risien Park with an additional 38 acres of greenbelt along the San Saba River featuring two miles of walkways, bridges, bird blinds and fishing stations. Risien Park hosts the annual Catkins Ball fundraiser, in addition to weddings and other events.

  • Madeleine & Me

    Madeleine & Me is a local gift shop selling a blend of shabby and chic, luxury with essential, charming and practical, gift and home wares. Laced with Texas’ welcoming spirit and San Saba’s boutique charms, Madeleine & Me offers seasonal and holiday decor, in addition to local home products, house wares and decor, registry items, confections and gifts. Housed on the historic downtown strip, Madeleine & Me’s roots stem back to 1931 when the building housed the town’s first variety store. In 1953, Charles Little organized the store as the premiere self-service store in Central Texas. It remained a self-service variety store, run by Little’s son until 2006 when it became Sister’s County Store. Opened in 2015, Madeleine & Me carries on the tradition of the space as part variety store, part gift shop.

  • Harry’s Boots

    Since 1939, Harry’s in San Saba, Texas has been providing high quality western wear and boots to the Texas hill country and beyond. Harry’s was originally founded by Ike Shapiro and later joined in the family business by his son Harry. Together, they built an authentic Texas landmark with a reputation for vast selection, high quality merchandise and competitive prices. Harry’s continues to be one of the main reasons people visit San Saba, Texas today. Harry’s has over 12,000 square feet of store space and sprawls across five buildings. The store provides a large selection of hats, belts, boots and clothing for hunters, boot and western wear enthusiasts, children and so much more. Each year the store hosts an annual Christmas Celebration welcoming visitors for live music and great food. An unexpected treat at Harry’s is the smell of leather from the huge collection of boots when you first walk into the store, in addition to the dedicated hat room. A nostalgic Be sure to see the “weather wall” where important local weather events of the early to mid-twentieth century were recorded by hand. Guests are greeted by a friendly, local staff and whether it is your first pair of boots or your next pair, the team at Harry’s will provide unmatched service and hospitality.