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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Harper Library Benefit

Enjoy music, readings, book signings, food, prizes and an auction at Harper Community Park Sunday, August 05. Call (830) 864-4388 for more information.


Monday, July 30, 2007

Willow City "42" Tournament and Open House

The Willow City Community Club is sponsoring a "42" tourney and open house On Saturday August 4. Check-in for the tourney is at 12:30PM and play starts at 1:00 - 3:00PM. Entry fee is $5. Enjoy food and drinks by donation and dessert is free. This event is a fundraiser for the Willow City School Preservation Fund benefiting restoration projects. Please call 830/685-3836 for registration and more information or visit The school will be open from 11:00AM - 4:00PM to the public for tours.


Thursday, July 26, 2007

Venice & the Veneto: A Food & Wine Lover's Adventure

From Amarone and Valpolicella to olive oil and tortellini, experience "la dolce vita" with Darlene Marwitz, author of Italy Fever, and owner of Villa Texas, and Harold D. Partain, host extraordinaire di Italia! Explore hidden Venezia with Harold and Darlene for 4 days, then base for a week at the exquisite Villa Serego Alighieri near Verona for a fall food extravaganza. Think grapes, olive oil, pasta and wine!

Beyond food and cooking, you'll also explore the area with guided tours and visits to Harold's top spots and you're welcome to join Darlene in sketching, watercolor, and photography sessions---as she shares creative journaling tips along the way!

Contact Villa Texas for more information.


Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Roots Music Concert - July 28

The Roots Music Series continues at the Pioneer Museum this Saturday, July 28, with Texas Swing music. The gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:00 p.m. The Cornell Hurd Band and The Floyd Domino Western Swing Review will play. Admission is $10 at the gate, and $8 with a coupon off of the Gillespie County Historical Society web site. For more information, call (830)997-2835.


Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Gourmet Chili Pepper & Salsa Festival

Spice it up during the First Annual Chili Pepper & Salsa Fest! Sample salsas, spices, chili peppers, demonstrations, food, drinks, and great live entertainment! Admission is $8/adults, $2/kids under 12. Festival hours are Saturday 10AM-10PM and Sunday 12PM-6PM. Fest will be held at Wildseed Farms, which is located seven miles east of Fredericksburg on Highway 290 East.


Breakfast: Bed and Breakfast Style - July 25

Fredericksburg Cooking Academy will offer its next cooking class --- Breakfast: Bed and Breakfast Style on this Wednesday, July 25. The class runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and features recipes by Molly Sagebiel, Connie Gikas, Carol Seminara and Jon Morse. Cost is $65. For class information and registration, call (830)997-6848.


Monday, July 23, 2007

Cotton Gin Restaurant & Lodging Fall Creek Vintners Dinner

Enjoy a specially prepared meal with selected wines at the Cotton Gin Restaurant, on Highway 16 South, Wednesday June 25, at 6:30 pm. The price is $49.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call now for tickets at 830/990-5734 and be sure and ask for the dinner and lodging package.


Friday, July 20, 2007

Cactus Pear Music Festival - 7/22

Chamber Music concert at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church at 4 pm on Sunday July 22. Admission by donation. Please call 210/838-2218 for more information.


Wine tours

Texas Wine Tours, is now offering half day and full day tours to local wineries. A 14 passenger luxury coach is used for transportation. Reservations can be made at 1-877-TEX-WINE.


Thursday, July 19, 2007

Texas Fest Weekend

Enjoy everything in one place, horse racing, dancing and a concert. Please call (830) 997-2359 for times and more information.


Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Friday Dance Miss Leslie and her Juke Jointers - July 20

Come on out folks while Miss Leslie and her Juke Jointers perform here at Luckenbach Texas! I'm sure they'll play something to make you two step the night away! The dance begins at 8 pm and admission is $5


Monday, July 16, 2007

Cooking Classes at Runnymede Country Inn

Molly Fowler returns to Runnymede Country Inn this week for two more fabulous cooking classes!

On Thursday, July 19, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, Molly teaches about Tantalizing Taste of Fantastic Flavors. This delicious menu will wow your guests. Baked Oysters or Mussels with Caramelized Onions; Spring Vegetable Salad with Fresh Herb Dressing; Marinated Pork Chops with Maker’s Mark Sauce; Creamy Grits; Roasted Herb Tomatoes; and Mom’s Banana Cake. $40 per person

On Friday, July 20, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Molly will have a Back Porch Brunch. Brunch can be a easy way to entertain a crowd. Glazed Apricots with Amaretto Cream; Julianne Summer Vegetables in Herb Marinade; Sausage Egg Strudel; and Chocolate Cinnamon-swirl Buns $35 per person

All classes require pre-paid reservations. Guests of the inn receive a discount. The registration deadline for May classes is Wednesday, May 2. To make reservations call the inn at 830-990-2449. Checks for registration can be mailed to the inn at 184 Fullbrook Lane, Fredericksburg 78624. To make reservations for a stay at the inn, please call their reservation service, Gastehaus Schmidt, toll free at 866-427-8374.


Friday, July 13, 2007

Bundes Vor Schuetzenfest (Target Shooting)

Practice Shooting festival in Grapetown from 9 am to 6 pm; refreshments on grounds. Call (830) 997-8006 for more information.


Thursday, July 12, 2007

Commemorative Air Force Fly-in - July 14

Fredericksburg's “Tex” Hill Wing of the Commemorative Air Force is hosting a fly-in of historic aircraft from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Gillespie County Airport, on Tivydale Road, south of town. Also on hand will be re-enactors from the National Museum of the Pacific War and vintage cars. The event is intended to honor US Service men and women. A 3'x8' banner will be available for everyone to sign, and will be presented to Brooks Army Medical Center in San Antonio.


Butch Morgan & the H!X Cd Release Party at Luckenbach

Come out folks and help us celebrate one of Luckenbach's favorite pickers, Claude "Butch" Morgan's new cd release!


Monday, July 09, 2007

German Heritage Day - July 15

Sponsored by the German Heritage Foundation, this year's event will have speakers, entertainment and a full German meal. Open to all. Cost is $15 per person. Registration by pre-reservation only. Contact Ken Knopp at (830) 997-7273 for event information.


Friday, July 06, 2007

Chisholm Trail Winery's Summerfest

Come and enjoy some summer fun tasting wines, hors d'oerves, wine freezies and live music in the tasting room at Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road. Call (830) 990-2675 for more information.


Thursday, July 05, 2007

Burgers and Blues Independence Day Celebration featuring Texas Original Artists

Fall Creek Vineyards is hosting its annual Burgers and Blues Independence Day celebration showcasing Texas Original artists. At the event guests will enjoy wine tastings, burgers and live hill country blues musicians JohnVanVleck and Jay Hill while viewing unique works of art created by Texas artisans. The art ranges from ceramics to glass to fiber art to furniture and the artists will be on hand to talk about their work and in some cases demonstrate their craft. Many pieces will be available for purchase at the event. Come out and enjoy a day at the vineyards! Cost: Free admission; $10 plate lunches by reservation, call 325.379.5361

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Wednesday, July 04, 2007

July 4th Events

Schedule of Events for Wednesday, July 4th

Children’s Fourth of July Parade 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Tots to 11 years old --- costumes judged and prizes awarded.
Marktplatz – West Main and North Adams
Free. (830)997-2503

Fourth of July Parade 10:00 a.m.
Main Street
Free. (830)997-6891

Patriotic Program and Music --- approximately 11:30 a.m.
Marktplatz – West Main and North Adams
Patriotic speeches and music by the Fredericksburg Theater Company and Sentimental Journey Orchestra. Bring a picnic lunch.


Tuesday, July 03, 2007

July 4th Fireworks

Enjoy the fireworks show at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Highway 16 South. No admission.

Fourth of July Parade & Program

Annual July 4th Parade starts at 10AM on Main Street and is followed up by a patriotic July 4th program at Marktplatz.


Monday, July 02, 2007

4th of July Celebration at Luckenbach Texas - 7/4-8

Live music all day every day starting at 1PM at Luckenbach, Texas. No admission.

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