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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Fest Nacht - 2/2

Plans are set and the public is invited to Fest Nacht, the kickoff event of Fasching Fredericksburg, on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013, from 7 pm until midnight at MarktPlatz in downtown Fredericksburg.
Inspired by the German Mardi Gras, Fest Nacht is described as the Rock-n-Roll party of the year. Guests are encouraged to put on their most outrageous costume and get ready to enjoy a night of music, dancing, laser light show, fun, and fundraising. Refreshments are BYOB.
The party features Memphis Train, a 9-piece dance band that delivers R&B, soul, funk, Motown, Disco and jazz music all night long. Other entertainment includes a laser light show, contests, and a table decorating contest with a theme of “make believe roadies.” The venue will be open all morning for table setup.
Individual tickets for Fest Nacht are $60 each, with tables of 10 available for $495. Fest Nacht is a fundraiser for two area nonprofits: Hill Country Community Needs Council and
Fest Nacht is the kick-off for Fasching Fredericksburg - the 10-day German Karneval, a time of festivity, fun, and fundraising. Other public events include the Fasching Ball on Saturday, Feb 9, and Fat Tuesday on Tuesday, Feb 12, at Lincoln Street.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Conspirare “Sacred Spirit of Russia” Concert - 1/31

Artistic Director and Conductor, Craig Hella Johnson, and some of the finest singers in the country form this world-class, award-winning organization committed to creating dynamic choral art. This year performing Russian Master Choral Works by Rachmaninoff, Grechaninov, Chesnokov and more. Tickets $20. 7:30 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 306 W. San Antonio. Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Friends of Conspirare in association with the Fredericksburg Music Club. (830)997-9554.


Thursday, January 24, 2013

”Artist of the Year” Show at Good Art Company - 1/4-.31

Come by the Good Art Company, 218 West Main Street, and vote for your favorite Good Art Company artist!  

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

American Legion BBQ Benefit - 1/27

Don't cook on Sunday! Let the American Legion do the cooking for you! Drive-thru or dine-in, BBQ pork & chicken plates available with potato salad, pinto beans, pickles, onions, bread, & dessert. (Dine-in includes drink.) $7/plate, serving begins at 10:30AM until sold out. The American Legion Hall is at 726 S Washington Street.


Monday, January 21, 2013

”Figuratively Speaking” Art Show at RS Hanna Gallery - 1/4-31

RS Hanna Gallery, 208 South Llano Street, presents the art of the human form by national award-winning fine artists.  Original oils on canvas.


Luckenbach Blues Fest - 1/26

A full day of Blues of every kind featuring performances by Hayes Carll, Jimmy LaFave, Carolyn Wonderland, Clay McClinton, Mingo Fishtrap, Paula Nelson and more!

2 to 10 PM. $30 per person. Tickets available online. The Feedlot will be open for casual fare. All ages welcome.

In Luckenbach Texas on Ranch Road 1376 off Hwy 290 E. (830) 997-3224.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Jody Nix at Pat's Hall - 1/6

On Saturday, January 19, Pat’s Hall will host a Western Swing Band featuring twin fiddles. Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight, giving dancers a chance to enjoy traditional swing music in the historic heated/air-conditioned Hall. In addition to the twin fiddles, band members will play a steel guitar, drums, and bass.

Jody Nix was inducted in the Western Swing Society Hall of Fame in 1996, and in the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame in 2009. Jody has worked with Bob Wills, Ray Price, Marty Robbins, George Strait, Moe Bandy, Red Steagall, Asleep at the Wheel, Johnny Bush, Frenchie Burke, Tony Booth and many other entertainers. BBQ sandwiches and other items will be available during the dance.

For additional information, please call 830.997.7574, or go to the Pat's Hall web site . Tickets are $10 per person; children 12 and under are free and always welcomed at Pat’s Hall. There is a beer and wine cash bar. Sorry, no BYOB.


Monday, January 14, 2013

"Who Knew" Juried Art Guild Show - 1/4 - 1/27

View final works of art created in classes taught by Trudy Hardin at Fredericksburg Art Guild. Additional category will include other works and mediums. All works will be juried. Open Wednesdays through Mondays. Call 830-997-4949 for more information.