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Friday, October 30, 2009

Whistle Pik Miniature Bronze Show - 11/1-14

Whistle Pik Galleries, 425 E. Main Street, will host a two-week Miniature Bronze Show, featuring the works of Sandy Scott, beginning Sunday, November 1 and running through November 14. An artist reception will be held on Friday, November 6 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and a Meet & Greet pm Saturday. November 7 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.; both are open to the public. For details, call 830-990-8151.


Thursday, October 29, 2009

Wine 'til Nine with Halloween at Pedernales Cellars - 10/31

Pedernales Cellars will be celebrating Halloween with a costume party during Wine 'til Nine Saturday October 31. Come to the winery dressed in costume and the best one will be awarded a prize. Lonnie Lett will be performing a variety of music to bring in the evening. A great glass of wine, a great view, and a great chance to spend time with someone special. Come and choose from any of our wines, including the Texas Tawny Port. What's an evening without a glass of port with flavors of black cherry and chocolate to end the day. Assorted exotic cheeses and meats will be available for purchase in our tasting room. We welcome you to spend the evening with us at Pedernales Cellars. Entrance & parking are free. Wine tasting is $6 for 5 wines (waived with any bottle purchased. Wine is for sale by the bottle or by the glass. Live entertainment is complimentary. Pedernales Cellars is at Pedernales Cellars 2916 Upper Albert Road,
east of Fredericksburg off Highway 290 in Stonewall. Call (830) 644-2037 for more information.


Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Fredericksburg Farmer's Market Fall Fest - 10/29

If you are a local or just visiting, don't miss the Fredericksburg Farmer's Market Fall Fest on Marktplatz on Thursday from 4-7 pm. Shoppers can expect all their fall favorites to be on hand, along with a bounty of other local, fresh fare from apples to zucchini.


"Autumn Outdoors" at Kathy Weigand Photography Studio - 10/1-31

October is Fall Family Month at Kathy Weigand Photography, 904 North Milam. Outdoor family sessions start at $99 with print and holiday card specials. Call 830-997-8066 for more information.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cancer Survivor Dinner Seminar and Style Show - 10/29

Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center's cordially invites you to a special evening featuring Donna McMahon's breast cancer journey, local fashions modeled by cancer survivors, fashions provided by local boutiques and a heart healthy dinner. Dr. Robert Murray will discuss helping women in the Hill Country. Registration is from 5:00 - 5:30pm, dinner and style show at 5:30 and speaker panel at 6:30. Tickets are $25. Please call 830/997-1355 for reservations, before October 21. Bring sisters, mothers, daughters and friends!

Harvest Fest Fall Concert - 11/1 at 6:30 pm

Concert of German choral music. It is a free event, but donations are accepted. The concert will be at historic St. Joseph's Halle, 212 W San Antonio St in Fredericksburg, Texas.


Monday, October 26, 2009

Rebecca Weatherford's Art Studio Tour - 10/28

Rebecca Weatherford, local fused art glass artist, whose wonderful pieces can be seen at Fredericksburg Art Gallery, is opening her studio to visitors and you are cordially invited to attend. There is no charge for this tour, however transportation will be provided at a cost of $15 per person. Call (830) 990-9305 to get directions to Rebecca Weatherford's home and studio and RSVP if you wish to attend. The tour begins at 9:30am and Ms. Weatherford is requesting that visitors come at that time and stay until 11:00. She will demonstrate her various techniques to you, show her fused art glass pieces, take you through her studio and serve refreshments. This event is jointly sponsored by Sherryl Brown Fine Art and Rebecca Weatherford.

Friday, October 23, 2009

2009 Fredericksburg Academic Boosters Enchilada Supper - 9/12

Fredericksburg Academic Boosters along with Andy's Steak & Seafood Grille and Clear River Pecan Co. invite you to the 2009 Enchilada Supper at Fredericksburg High School Cafeteria from 4:30-7 pm. After you eat, cheer on the Billies as they play the Ingram Indians. Cost is $7 per person. Proceeds benefit Fredericksburg Academic Boosters' programs.


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Founding Artists' Show - 10/3-24

The Founding Artists Show is a show to honor the five founding artists of InSight Gallery, 244 West Main Street, Nancy Bush, John Austin Hanna, Mark Haworth, D. LaRue Mahlke and James Robinson. Whether working in oil, acrylic or pastel, these skillful artists portray their subject matter with mastery. Featured in numerous national magazines and recipients of several awards, the founding artists are an outstanding collection of Texas artists whose influence far surpasses the state border. We are proud to represent the individuals and the inspired works of art that they create. Call (830) 997-9920 for more information.


Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Luncheon Fashion Show by Jancqué Rudman

This casual luncheon fashion show featuring Fall/Holiday wear and specials at Jacgué Rudman Collections, 311 South Washington Street, on Thursday October 22, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Complimentary lunch included. Seating is limited and by reservation only, so please call 830/456-2121 or 830/456-1174 to reserve you place.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest - Oct 24

A celebration of Texas food and wine, entertainment, and fun on Fredericksburg, Texas' famous Marktplatz! General Admission tickets are $20/adults and $5/under 21.

General Admission includes the following:

Souvenir Fest wine glass

Five Tickets for free wine samples

6 sessions of the Grape Expectations Cooking School

Great music, an auction and

the Great Gargantuan Grape Toss

Texas wine & Texas specialty food to sample

Food Court

Entertainment lineup to date includes:

12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM

Harry & The Hightones

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Gargantuan Great Grape Toss

2:00 - 3:30 PM

Shake Russell

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Live Auction

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Walt Wilkins

Participating Wineries include: Becker Vineyards, Bell Mountain Vineyards, Fall Creek Vineyards, Fredericksburg Winery, Grape Creek Vineyards, Haak Vineyards & Winery, Homestead Winery, Kiepersol Estates, Llano Estacado, McReynolds Winery, Messina Hof Winery & Resort, Oberhof Wine Cellars, Pleasant Hills Winery, Piney Woods Country Wines, Quivis Wines, Sister Creek Vineyards, Spicewood Vineyards, Texas Hills Vineyard, and Twin Springs. Call 830-997-8515 for more information!


Nunsense II - 10/9-25

Join the Fredericksburg Theater Company at The Steve W. Shepherd Theater on Highway 87 South as they celebrate another season. FTC's first production will be "Nunsense II, the second coming", the nuns are back. All performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Cost is $20 for adults and 18 and under $5.50.


Monday, October 19, 2009

Wine Tasting at Argentine Restaurant - 10/23

Five great reds from Argentina served with delicious food pairings by the chef of The Argentine Restaurant, 803 South Adams. Hosted by wine distributors and wine consultant starting at 7 pm. Seating is limited. Please reserve by calling 830-997-0407. Cost is $75.00 per couple plus tax & gratuity. Your reservation enters you into a prize drawing. Wines featured in this sampling will be available for purchase at a special offer price.


Classic Car Auction - 10/23-24

35th Annual Hill Country Classic Auction, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Please call 866-495-8111 for information about the auction and call 210-521-6782 for information.


Thursday, October 15, 2009

Hill Country Memorial Hospital Gala - 10/17

This is a popular event to raise money for Hill Country Memorial Hospital. During the day enjoy a Brunch for $50 per person. The evening event at Wildseed Farms, Highway 290 East, includes a dinner, dance and silent auction. Cost for the Gala is $150 per person.


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Texas 4 Step Weekend - 10/16-18

In this tight economy, it just makes sense to save money, and while at it, shop locally. And with the upcoming Texas 4 Step Girls Shopping Weekend -- Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18 -- you can do just that with savings of at least 15% at participating retailers and discounted tickets to that Friday's productions at Fredericksburg Theater Company and Rockbox Theater. There' no cost to register, simply call the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center at 830-997- 6523 to receive your discount savings card good the weekend of the event. P.S.: Guys can register to save too!

Fredericksburg Music Club Piano Concert - 10/18

The Fredericksburg Music Club presents Jessica Mathaes on violin and piano at the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano Highway, Sunday at 3 pm. Please call 830/997-7679 for more information.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Enchanted Rock Granite Gripper Climbing - 10/17

Sponsored by the Friends of Enchanted Rock, this climbing competition at Enchanted Rock State Park features roped and bouldering categories. Festivities include a raffle, silent auction, dinner and awards


Free Wildlife Management Seminar - 10/15

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management will be holding a free seminar on Wildlife Management Valuation in Fredericksburg on October 15 at the Fredericksburg Inn and Suites (201 S. Washington Street) from 6-8PM. Please join Plateau professionals for an informative discussion of this alternate tax valuation and learn why many rural landowners currently in Ag are making the switch to Wildlife. Space may be limited, so please RSVP to Plateau at (888) 289-9409.


Friday, October 09, 2009

Mesquidar Man Now Open on Main Street

Mesquidar Man, located at 320 East Main Street, specializes in custom-made furniture, bedding and jewelry. Open daily, store hours are Monday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. For more information, call 325-320-2843.


Thursday, October 08, 2009

James Avery Store Opens on Main Street

James Avery, a family-owned jewelry retailer since 1954, has opened at 207 E. Main Street in the historic Schandua Building. The Fredericksburg location is the company's second location in the Hill Country, with the company headquarters, a retail store and a visitor center located in Kerrville. Fredericksburg is also home to one of the five James Avery workshops located throughout the Hill Country. Store hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. The telephone number at the store is 830-992-2908.


Wednesday, October 07, 2009

First Annual Family Fun Weekend at the LBJ Ranch - 10/10-11

Two special family friendly activities will highlight the weekend at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. The park’s Friends group is sponsoring a family fun run on Saturday, October 10, beginning at 9:00am and also a bike tour hosted by Luci Baines Johnson on Sunday. Registration for either or both is available at The family fun run will include three routes, a 1K, a 5K and a 10K, all on the LBJ Ranch. The cost of participation includes a T-shirt for all participants registering on the Friends web site by September 30. Also included in the cost is a tour of the living room, dining room, kitchen and presidential office in the Texas White House. The bike tour, which will cover approximately nine miles, also includes the T-shirt and in the Texas White House. The cost for each activity is $20.00 for adults (ages 13 and higher), $15.00 for children (ages 12 and under), and a group rate of $50.00 for a family of three persons or more. Participants must register for each activity separately. The bike tour has a limit of 200 participants. There is no limit for any of the three fun run routes. Both events will be held rain or shine. Participants in either the fun run or the bike ride are encouraged to make a day of it in the parks, both at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park (the LBJ Ranch) and Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, which has many attractions including the Sauer Beckmann Farm, nature trails and wildlife, bison and Longhorn enclosures, and free fishing (no permit needed) on the Pedernales River. Picnic groves at the state park are available for those who wish to bring lunch or snacks. Proceeds from both activities will benefit the educational programs and initiatives of the Friends of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park and the Johnson City Community Education Foundation. President and Mrs. Johnson were dedicated to the furtherance of education in all its forms, a mission which is upheld by both of their daughters to this day.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Family Fun Days at Pioneer Museum - 10/10

Bring the kids and experience pioneer life this Saturday, October 10 when the Pioneer Museum hosts Log Cabin Days. This special event provides a hands-on, fun opportunity to recreate the daily routines of our forefathers -- including churning, spinning, rope making, scrub- boarding, seed art and pumpkin decorating. Author Liz Carmack will be on hand to sign her book, Historic Texas Hotels. For more information, including specific hours and admission, call the Gillespie County Historical Society at 830-997-2835.


Friday, October 02, 2009

Welding and Neon Demonstrations at Artisans at Rocky Hill - 10/2

Artisans at Rocky Hill celebrates First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg with demonstrations on Friday, October 2 from noon until 8:00 p.m. by artisans Ken and Donna Malson, whose medium involves welding and anvils, and Fritz Ozuna, a skilled neon artist. The gallery is located at 234 W. Main St. in Fredericksburg. To learn more about these interesting demonstrations, First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg activities, or the gallery itself, call 830-990-8160


Thursday, October 01, 2009

Texas Tech Game Watching Party at Auslander - 10/3

Don't miss the 'Game to Watch', Tech vs. New Mexico. Guns Up Raiders! Head over to Auslander Biergarten and Restaurant, 323 E. Main Street, Saturday at 2:30 pm


Grape Creek Vineyards Barrel Tasting Tours

Taste wine directly from the stored barrels of a winery when Grape Creek Vineyards hosts its Barrel Tasting Tours each Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $20 per person (includes a Grape Creek Vineyards wine glass) and hours are by request, so call ahead. For details or to schedule your tour, call 830-644-2710.


Oktoberfest 2009 - Oct 2-4

Join us in celebrating the fun and flavor of Fredericksburg's German heritage! Two stages of entertainment including oompah, waltzes, polkas, contests, and dancers; a variety of authentic German food and multiple varieties of cold drinks; 40 artisans; Kinderpark for the kids; souvenirs galore, and much more!

Friday: 6PM – Midnight,
Saturday: 10AM – Midnight,
Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

Adults $6, Kids 6-12 $1, under 6 - free. 2-day passes are $10 per person and are available for Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday. 3-day passes are $15 per person. Tickets can be ordered through the mail with check or money order -- please indicate which days (Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun) if you are ordering two-day passes. Make checks payable to Oktoberfest and mail to PO Box 222, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624.

Tickets can also be purchased online.