David K. Langford will be present at the following Hillingdon Ranch book signings to talk about the importance of the Giles family story as told in the book Hillingdon Ranch: Four Seasons, Six Generations. He will speak about how the story in the book is one example of how private land stewardship generates important benefits like water and food security, far beyond its fences. Lorie Woodward Cantu will join him for some of the listed events as indicated by * in the place column.

Book People Signing

All designated signings as listed in the Details column will include a reading/presentation.

Hillingdon Ranch Book Signings

Date Time Place Details
10/3/13 11-3pm Wildgoose Store at Junior League San Antonio’s Ole Market, San Antonio, TX Signing only
10/6/13 2-6pm High’s Cafe & Store Comfort, TX Signing, exhibit, remarks at 3, reception with light refreshments provided, program
10/12/13 TBA Wildgoose HQ Ingram, TX Signing, reception, exhibit
10/25-27/13 Various *Texas Book Festival Texas Capitol grounds, and along Congress Avenue, Austin, TX Signing & exhibit; Special presentation 10/26, 11-12 noon, program at The Contemporary – Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave, Lorie & David will present; Signings: Almost any time in the Texas A&M University Press Tent, SW corner of the Capitol grounds, Saturday and Sunday; Photography from the book – exhibited and for sale: Also in the TAMU Press Tent
11/1-2/13 TBA AgriLife Headquarters Building, College Station, TX Exhibiting 10/15 – 11/4 all days; Signing Nov 1&2 only
11/9/13 2-6pm The Twig, San Antonio, TX Signing, full exhibit, reception, two programs
11/15/13 5-9pm Book People Austin, TX Full program, signing, exhibit, reception
11/19/13 5-7pm High’s Cafe & Store Comfort, TX Part of Girl’s Night Out
11/23/13 11-3pm Satel’s, San Antonio, TX Signing, exhibit, refreshments, remarks at 3pm
12/30/13 6:30 pm Front Street Books, Alpine, TX Book signing, photography exhibit and sale.  Remarks and readings at 7:15pm.
1/11/14 & 1/14/14 9:30 – 1:00pm Hillingdon Ranch, TX with Texas Farm Bureau Texas Farm Bureau tours of Hillingdon Ranch.  David K. Langford will be there both dates at the Hillingdon Ranch Headquarters from 9:30 – 1:00
2/20-22/14 Austin, TX, Texas Chapter, The Wildlife Society, Annual Conference Will sign books at various times in the Texas A&M University Press’s booth.
3/1/14 10am – 2pm Boerne, TX, Local Author Bookfest Patrick Heath Public Library
3/20/14 5-9 pm San Angelo, TX, Fiddle Fire, 1103 S. Oakes, two blocks south of Fort Concho Book Signing/Sales, photography exhibit/sales. Chuckwagon Soiree, fiddle music, eats, and beverages, with or without a kick.  Contact Lorie Cantu, 325/944-0840.  More info here.
3/27/14 5:30-7:30pm Kerrville, TX, Riverside Nature Center, Co-sponsor, Wolfmueller’s Books. Signing, photography exhibit, remarks, reception.  More info here.
4/5/14 All Day San Antonio, TX, Texas Book Festival, San Antonio Edition Daylong event at the Central Library and Southwest School of Art – See more at:
4/10-14/14 See PDF for times Singing Water Vineyards Comfort, TX During Hill Country Wine Trail, weekend-long photography exhibit. Come on by for some wine, food, music, books, and photography.  PDF
4/12/14 1-4 pm Singing Water Vineyards Comfort, TX Book signing & presentation by David K. Langford at 2pm.  See PDF for more details.
7/31/14 12 pm San Antonio Country Club, San Antonio, TX Governor’s Club, Governor’s Room, San Antonio Country Club, lunch, program, signing, invitation only.
8/4/14 11 am Haven River Inn, Comfort, TX Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers Association, Women’s Auxiliary, lunch, program signing, members only.
9/11-12/14 9/11: 6pm,  9/12: 9-5 Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, Giddings, TX 9th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival & Gala, Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, Giddings, TX; Gala, September 11, 6 pm – ?, Festival, September 12, 9 – 5; Both David K. Langford and Lorie Woodward Cantu attending, presenting, and signing. For info: Giddings Public Library: 979/542-2716
11/13/14 1:30-3:15 pm Coffee Talks, Herman Brown Library, Burnet, TX Book signing and presentation; Refreshments; For info, please go to and scroll to “Coffee Talks.”
11/13/14  5:30-7:30pm Boerne Financial Center, Frost Bank, Boerne, TX Photography exhibit, book signing, presentation, refreshments; All proceeds benefit Cibolo Nature Center, Boerne, TX,; Location:1300 S. Main St. Boerne, TX
3/5/15 3:00-4:00pm 2015 Texas Land Conservation Conference, Hilton Austin Airport, Austin, TX Featured General Session, speaking on Hillingdon Ranch: Four Seasons, Six Generations 2015 Texas Land Conservation Conference
4/2/16 10-10:45 am; Signing 11:00am Rogers Hall, Santikos Building, Southwest School of Art (1st Floor), San Antonio Book Festival, San Antonio, TX Texas Conservationist David K. Langford Talks About His New Book, Fog at Hillingdon. Moderated by Blair Fitzsimons.
4/12/16 11:30am Boerne Reading Club, Fair Oaks Ranch Country Club, Boerne, TX Lunch; Presentation and sales of both books and photographs, members and invited guests welcome.
5/12/16 6:30-8:30pm; Program @ 7:15pm  Patrick Heath Public Library, Boerne, TX. Presentation: “Hillingdon Ranch: Photographs and Philosophies”  Public invited: Please RSVP to Robin at the library by May 5 – 830/249-3053 or  Additionally, exhibit of photographs and quotes will be displayed from May 1, until May 23.
11/5/16 11am – 4pm Fall Nature Fest, Westcave Preserve, Round Mountain, TX Myrna & David K. Langford will attend the Fall Nature Fest with books and images for sale. Open to the public.


Book Festival Signing

Authors Lorie Woodward Cantu and David K. Langford at the Texas Book Festival.