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Friday, February 17, 2012

US Air Force Band of the West Concert - 2/19

Gateway Brass, from the United States Air Force Band of the West will be presenting a concert at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church on 19 February 2012, AT 2:30 PM This concert is FREE and open to the public.

Gateway Brass, the brass ensemble of the United States Air Force Band of the West, is stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. The ensemble is comprised of two trumpets, French horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion and is dedicated to presenting to its audiences the total spectrum of today’s musical literature.

The members of Gateway Brass bring to the United States Air Force many years of professional experience with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, touring shows, and today’s popular artists. This group has been featured in performances at the New York Brass Conference and Boston University’s Tanglewood Music Center. Gateway Brass performs for civilian and military audiences throughout the southwestern region of the United States of America with a repertoire spanning five centuries.

Gateway Brass travels more than twenty thousand miles annually and appears in more than 100 concerts and clinics. The group performs at military ceremonies, conducts educational clinics, and presents entertaining community concerts throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, and New Mexico.

For more information, please visit the Band of the West at, or on Facebook at


Thursday, February 16, 2012

Krewe de Nimz Mardi Gras Ball

Sugar & Smoke invites you to the first annual Krewe de Nimz Mardi Gras Ball at Barons Creek Conference Center, 201 South Washington . This is a free of charge, festive evening open to the first 100 respondents. There will be music by 7stories band out of Albany, Texas.

Beer and hors d'oeuvres prepared by Sugar & Smoke will be provided. Feel free to bring your own wine and/or spirits if you wish! Attire for the evening is up to you: costume, casual, formal. Masks and beads will be available at the door. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

Call 830-307-3051 for more information.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Sugar and Smoke Grand Opening - 2/18

A new restaurant has been stealing the hearts of everyone who graces its doors since opening in early January. The bakery and café, aptly named,“Sugar and Smoke” brings to the table cleverly created dishes sourcing fresh, locally grown products representing the best Texas flavors and styles! The extensive breakfast and lunch menu includes Nicole’s award winning smoked meats. Winner of the World Champion Wagyu Brisket and Steak Cook-off, Nicole has appeared on TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters.

Sugar and Smoke will be open for Sunday Brunches on special occasions and holidays and will feature a vast array of buffet choices, including house-cured smoked salmon, stuffed tenderloin, waffles, pastries, muffins and cakes. The two-story facility and courtyard will be available for catered, private events.

In addition to a great selection of grab and go lunches including wraps, chicken salad, chips and drinks, Sugar and Smokeoffers several local Texas beers and wines and othergreat wines and beers.

The February 18th Grand Opening will include a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 1:30 pm, and a Mardi Gras Ball featuring the rock band, 7Stories. The Ball will be held off site for close friends and fans of Sugar and Smoke Owners, John Bernard and Nicole Davenport.

Sugar and Smoke will be bringing top-notch entertainment to the “Courtyard” this spring and summer. Get ready to Sugar and Smoke it!

To be included on the Sugar and Smoke mailing listand stay informed of all the latest news and Sugar and Smoke private events, visit


Eyfells and Eyfells Studio Tours - 5/14

A studio tours of internationally acclaimed sculpture, Johann Eyfells, will be available to the public this Friday at the Eyfells & Eyfells Studios at 9068 East U.S. Hwy 290 (about ¾ mile east of Wildseed Farms). Tour will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. and lasts about an hour. For more information, call Sherryl Brown at 830-990-9305.


Monday, February 13, 2012

Rockbox Theater

"Funtabulous," the word Rockbox created especially for you to describe the live-music entertainment experience awaiting you every weekend. Family entertainment from the golden era of rock n roll. Each week a different live-music entertainment experience

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Fest Nacht - 2/11

On Saturday, February 11, Fest Nacht, formerly known as Fred's Party, unfolds beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 16 South. The theme for this year's costumed event is "Vegas, Baby!" Music will be provided by The Grooves, an Austin based dance band, which plays all styles of music. The event ends at midnight.

Tickets for Fest Nacht are $50 per person or $450 for a table of ten. Each guest is requested to bring adult beverages to share at the community bar and a monetary donation of your choice for the charities. Proceeds this year will benefit the Hill Country Needs Council, the Fredericksburg Food Pantry and PAWS (Pedernales Animal Welfare Society).

Tickets are on sale at Biedermann's Ace Hardware at 1102 East Main Street, House.Wine. at 327 East Main Street or Lincoln Street Wine Bar at 111 South Lincoln, all in Fredericksburg. For more information, visit the website at, email or call Kyle Biedermann at (830)998-7111.

Monday, February 06, 2012

Rockbox Theater

"Funtabulous," the word Rockbox created especially for you to describe the live-music entertainment experience awaiting you every weekend. Family entertainment from the golden era of rock n roll. Each week a different live-music entertainment experience filled with costumes, comedy and choreography. Show schedule is 8:00PM Friday, 4:30 & 8:00PM Saturday and 1:30PM Sunday. Please call 830/997-ROCK or 866/349-6688 for more information.