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Friday, April 27, 2012

Fredericksburg Art Gallery's One Woman Art Show: Carla D'aguanno - 4/6-30

Fredericksburg Art Gallery, 314 E. Main Street, proudly presents Western genre paintings of children and animals by Carla D’aguanno, a featured artist in Western Art Collector Magazine.


Thursday, April 26, 2012

Texas Wine Tasting and Food Pairing Evening with Book Signing - 4/27

Hosted by Dr. Russell Kane and Chef Terry Thompson Anderson who will guide you through a enjoyable evening of tasting fine wines and delectable foods from Texas. The two acclaimed Texas authors will be signing their latest books, The Texas Hill Country: A Food and Wine Lover's Paradise, 2nd edition by Terry, and Russ’ The Wineslinger Chronicles: Texas on the Vine (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest), during the evening. Your hosts have collaborated to pair wines from Becker Vineyards, Grape Creek Vineyards, Messina Hof Winery, Sandstone Cellars, Texas Hills Vineyard, and Torre di Pietra Vineyards with tapas-style recipes from Terry’s book. Our Festival’s first silent auction will be held in conjunction in this event at the National Museum of the Pacific War's Ruff Haus. Event admission price of $100 includes signed copies of both author’s books. Please purchase your tickets now as attendance is limited.

Great American Landscapes National Show at Whistle Pik Galleries - 4/2 to 5/26

"Oh beautiful, for spacious skies..." and for those artists who can capture the beauty of our country in their paintings and sculptures. This show, Whistle Pik Galleries 425 E. Main Street, will remind you of just how gorgeous our "land of the free and home of the brave" is. Mark you calendars now and plan a trip to Fredericksburg for our spring show and some hill country wildflowers.

Artists featured in this event include painters: Michael Albrechtsen, André Balyon, David Mensing, Bill Mittag, Robert Moore, Kay Northup, Robert Peters, Jerry Ricketson, Bill Sawczuk, Matt Smith, Phil Starke, Michael Untiedt, Bernard Vetter, and Sara Winters. Bronze sculptors: George Northup, Sandy Scott and Sherry Salari Sander.


Wednesday, April 25, 2012

"What I Like About Texas" Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild - 3/2 to 4/29

Ninth annual juried show at the Fredericksburg Art Guild, 308 E. Austin Street, for regional Texas artists sponsored by the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance. Call 830-9897-4949 for more information.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Wildflower 5K & 10K Run/Walk - 4/30

Help the Fredericksburg Academic Booster help our kids, sign up for this run/walk. Bring the kids for their very own fun run. Race day registration is $20/$25 and a $1 for the kiddos. Call 830-997-1355 for more information.


Monday, April 23, 2012

"We're bringing together libations, vibrations, and great Texas foods in a celebration of  these  Texas traditions at the Wildseed Farms, outside Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. Come and join us along with lots of Texas wineries, Hill Country restaurants, and specialty food manufacturers. We’ve got Trevor La Bonte, John Arthur Martinez, Almost Patsy Cline Band, and Thomas Michael Riley providing a variety of musical genres throughout the event. The admission price of $20 includes a souvenir wine glass, seven tickets good for wine tastings, and plenty of sumptuous food samplings. Participating restaurants and food booths will have foods for sale and wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle, along with non-alcoholic beverages, souvenir T-shirts, hats and posters.  Beer is also available for purchase at the Wildseed Farms’ BrewBonnet Biergarten. Please come out and support the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts and don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful Texas wildflowers along your way. "

Wildseed Farms is on US 290 East. Call


Friday, April 20, 2012

Jazz in the Vineyard - 4/21

New this year at Torre di Pietra Winery, 10915 Highway 290 East, will be an ongoing series of jazz performances, this month featuring the Trevor LaBonte Trio.

Music is free, but wine tasting fees apply.

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

What'$ It Worth? - 4/21

The appraisals will take place in the Sanctuary of the old Methodist Church on San Antonio Stree, with a cost of $10 per item. Specialized appraisers will assign a fair market value to antiques, art, glass, porcelain, clocks, guns, furnishings, lighting ,vintage jewelry (no stones) and collectables of all kinds. There will also be various repair and restoration specialists on hand to assist you with information on things like clock repair, oriental and antique carpet cleaning, art restoration and furniture repair and restoration.

Independent antique appraisers will gauge the value of your treasures and collectibles, including furniture, paintings, sculpture, art, books, textiles, silver, glass, toys, guns, knives, western and Fredericksburg memorabilia.

Food, soda, beer, water, snacks, and cookies available for purchase both days.

For information and to purchase tickets, call 830-990-8441, email, or visit online at


Rare Finds Market at the Pioneer Museum - 4/20

A community-wide “Rare Finds” sale, open air market on the museum grounds - all in one convenient location! Come browse the booths of select sellers to find hidden gems and unique items - the antiques of tomorrow!

325 W. Main Street, at the Exhibit Space on the Pioneer Museum Grounds, Fredericksburg TX, from 9 am to 3 pm.

FREE Admission!

(Cost is $50 if you wish to rent a space for sales. Call Janet 830-997-8917)

There will be food and beverages available from David’s Pit BBQ. The entrance to the Market is on Main St. and attendance is free.


Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Music on the Patio at K-BOB's Steakhouse -4/21

Featuring T-Roy & Candace Miller and Signature Teas all day, 518 East Main Street.

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Texas VW Fest, April 20-21

All VWs are welcome to the annual Texas VW Classic, at Lady Bird Johnson Park in Fredericksburg, Texas.


SHOOTING FORE THE STARS Golf Tournament benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Fredericksburg - 4/16

Forget tax season. Soak in the springtime in the spectacular Texas Hill Country on the beautiful Boot Ranch course.

Gourmet Food, Shootin' Events, Lots of chances to win great prizes. A full day of unique experiences and fun!

10:30 - Registration at the Nationally-ranked Boot Ranch Golf Course.

12:00 - Shotgun Start for an 18-Hole Four Person Scramble

Delicious Food served on the course provided by Crossroads Saloon & Steakhouse, Sunset Grill and Kelly's Cafe. Libations by Judy's Liquor and Mason Bottling Co. & 7up Bottling Co. of South Texas.

5:30 - Cocktails & Golf Contest

6:30 - Gourmet Awards Dinner

7:45 - Awards Program & Live Auction

For more information and to register, please visit


Fredericksburg Archery Club Shoot - 4/22

Join the Fredericksburg Archery Club for their monthly shoot five miles out US Highway 290 West. Registration is from 10:00 - 11:45am, with shooting starting at noon. Memberships are available for individuals or families. Please call 830-456-9479 for more information.

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