2017 DU National Convention Activities

© Bob Howen


Babes & Boots 


The ladies of Texas invite you to a special ladies-only cocktail event. Join us for appetizers and cocktails as we celebrate 80 years of conservation. A unique live and silent auction and tier raffle are planned. Wear your boots and dress in your favorite Texas attire!

Learn How to Dance the Two Step 


Learn to boot scoot boogie so you can dance the night away at the Thursday Night Rodeo. Join the Texas crowd and two-step to all your country music favorites. Surprise your partner with some new moves. You will be part of the fun after this bit of instruction to get you started.

Outlet Shopping in San Marcos 


Calling all shopaholics! This excursion is for you. Put on your shopping shoes and get on the bus to the Premium Outlets in San Marcos. Stores include Brooks Brothers, Gucci, Prada and Salvatore Ferragamo. To help plan your shopping trip, visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/san-marcos/stores for a complete list of stores.

Day Trip to Fredericksburg 


There is no place quite like the bustling German settlement of Fredericksburg. Join us as we discover the magic of the Texas Hill Country with its historic shopping and unique antiques and galleries. The downtown shopping district extends along Main and is divided into shopping on Main, West Main or off Main. Regardless of where you choose to shop, you will discover treasures on side streets and all around town. Each area has its own distinctive character, so be sure to check them all out.