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Friday, November 29, 2013

Frontier Day at Fort Martin Scott - 11/30

The City of Fredericksburg’s Fort Martin Scott has announced that the fort will hold its first annual celebration to commemorate the opening of Fort Martin Scott in 1848. The event will include continuous re-enactments, cannon firings, live action shootouts, horses and wagons, pioneer crafts, chuck wagon food, Native Americans, musicians, storytellers and western authors. ”Watch the Fort Come Alive!”. Free admission and something for the whole family! 9 am to 5 pm at 1606 East Main Street. Call 997-7521 for more information.


Thursday, November 28, 2013

Restaurants Open Today

ANDY’S STEAK & SEAFOOD GRILL 413 S. Washington St Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-3744 Open 11 AM – 2 PM Traditional Meal
AUGUST  E’S 203 E. San Antonio Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-1585 Seatings 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM Traditional Meal – Reservations highly recommended
AUSLANDER 323 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-7714 Open 5 PM – 9 PM
AZADERO GRILL & BAR 803 S. Adams Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-3161 Open 7 AM – 3 PM
CABERNET GRILL Hwy.16 South ~ 1.5 mi Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-5734 Open 11 AM – 4 PM Traditional Buffet
CITY CAFÉ 505 W. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 307-3346 Open from 11 AM – 3 PM Traditional Meal
CULTURES GRILL & BAR 318 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-8100 Open 11 AM – 9 PM
DAVID’S OLD FASHION PIT BBQ 342 W. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-7753 Open 11 AM – 3 PM Traditional Meal & Regular Menu
DENNY’S 1035 S. Adams (Hwy. 16 South) Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-2806 Open 24 hrs Regular Menu
HILL COUNTRY DONUTS & KOLACHES 605 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-2424 Open 5 AM –1 PM
HILL TOP CAFÉ 10661 US Hwy 87 North Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-8922 Open 11 AM – 3 PM Traditional Meal-Reservations Highly Recommended
SILVER CREEK RESTAURANT 310 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-4949 Open 12 PM – 6 PM;  Bar open 12 PM – 2 AM Regular Menu
SUBWAY SANDWICH SHOP – WALMART 1435 E. Main St. Fredericksburg, Texas (830)997-7444 Open 8 AM – 12 PM
TAQUERIA JALISCO 1410 E. Main St. Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-8554 Open 6 AM – 3 PM Regular Menu
TOP DONUTS 915 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 997-9976 Open 5 AM to 1 PM
WINSLOW’S 106 E. Main Fredericksburg, Texas (830) 990-0168 Open 8 AM – 2 PM Regular Menu
Note: Information provided by above restaurants. Please call to confirm hours. Updated as of 10-30-13
HEB Foods , 407 South Adams, will be open from 6 am to 2 pm.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Dance at Pat's Hall - 11/29

Oh yeah, dance off that extra helping of turkey and dressing and dessert to the music of Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. This is always a popular Pat’s Hall Dance – so we encourage you to get your tickets early!  Beer and wine cash bar.  Sorry, no BYOB.  Tickets are also available at the Pat’s Hall office Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm and at the door.

Pat's Hall is at 406 Post Oak Road. Doors at 7 pm; dance at 8 pm.  $15 per person.  Rain or shine – no refunds! Call 830-997-7574 for more information.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Annual Lighting of Community Christmas Tree and German Pyramid - 11/29

The Christmas season officially begins in Fredericksburg with the annual lighting of the 26’ German Christmas Pyramid and 30’ Community Christmas Tree at 7 pm on Marktplatz (West Main & North Adams) along with a German brass band, community choir and refreshments. 

Monday, November 25, 2013

Music at St. Joseph's - 11/27

Mark Hierholzer presents his new series of concerts, Music at St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 West San Antonio Street. These concerts are held regularly on the fourth Wednesday of the month at historic St. Joseph’s Hall. The music will be the original compositions and improvisations of Hierholzer. The concert will also feature the works of other composers whose work is exemplified by clarity, hope, beauty and honesty. This concert will feature dance movements of Johann Sebastian Bach from his French and English Suites.

7 pm. Admission is by donation.


Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions - 11/30

Get into the holiday spirit and bring the entire family to have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the 1900′s. Enjoy participating in the German holiday traditions of wreath making and candle making while awaiting the arrival of St. Nicholas. At the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site in Stonewall.

10 am to 2 pm. Free, but donations are welcome.

Fredericksburg Turkey Trot - 11/30

5K/10K Race begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 30 and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 10:00AM. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome! The Fredericksburg Turkey Trot benefits the FPS/FES/FMS PTO which raises money for Fredericksburg Primary, Elementary and Middle School field trips and enrichment programs, playground equipment and new perimeter fences just to name a few! So, come out and work off that turkey dinner! We look forward to seeing you there! “Git yer gobble on!”

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Red Molly Concert Fundraiser at Pat’s Hall - 11/23

Since 2004, New York/New Jersey based Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship and their warm, engaging stage presence. The Whisky Drinkers of the Hill Country are having a fundraiser to support scholarships for those in the medical field. Purchase tickets for either the whiskey tasting, dinner and concert or concert only. Please visit for complete information and additional web links.

Whiskey tasting begins at 6:30 pm; concert begins at 9 pm. $100 ticket includes tasting of rare and hard-to-find whiskies, dinner and special reserved seating for the concert. $25 ticket for concert only includes general admission seating behind the reserved section.

406 Post Oak Rd. Call (830) 997-7574 for more information.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner - 11/23

Dinner, drinks, live auction, silent auction, door prizes and other prize drawings. Event to support agriculture, youth education and rural living in the Hill Country. At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 540 Fair Drive on Hwy 16 South.

5:30 pm. $20 per person. Call (830) 997-5508 for more information.


Monday, November 18, 2013

Christmas at Rockbox - 11/29 to 12/24

Come join the regular cast at Rockbox Theater at 109 North Llano as they celebrate their 7th Christmas season with a variety of holiday music. Featuring the classics, rock ‘n roll and a whole lot of the spirit of the season! Get those sleigh bells ringin’ and those guitars tinglin’! Tickets available online or by calling the box office. Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays at 8 pm, Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm and Sundays at 3 pm. Please check the website for additional special showtimes.

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Friday, November 15, 2013

FMC Presents Chris McGuire - 11/17

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano Street, and begins at 3 pm. By Donation.

American guitarist Christopher McGuire commands the many expressive qualities of the guitar with what one critic called unselfconscious intensity.  His engaging performance style invites people of all ages to feel they are taking part, not just taking a seat.  Audiences and critics on five continents fulfill the prediction by Andres Segovia that he will be appreciated and applauded everywhere.


Friday, November 08, 2013

3rd Annual Glöggfest at Pedernales Cellars - 11/9

Celebrate the flavors of the season at Pedernales Cellars!  Pedernales’ traditional Swedish dessert wine, Glögg, will be served along with seasonal pairings.  Dubbed “Christmas in a Bottle” by its many admirers, Glögg makes a perfect holiday gift.  After tasting, join us on the deck for live music.
Noon to 5 pm at 2916 Upper Albert Rd.

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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Alternative Gift Market - 11/9

Unique handmade jewelry, shawls, Nativities, American Girl doll clothes, baskets, molas, and other gifts from around the world, as well as home baked holiday treats, will be on sale. Proceeds will help support organizations that promote human dignity and social justice. Memorial Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, from 10 am to 4 pm, at 601 N. Milam.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Texas All-Star Big Band Bash Benefit - 11/7-9

The Big Band Bash is a musical fundraiser for the youth of Gillespie County.

Over $60k in the form of college scholarships, workshops and band instruments for Fredericksburg performing arts students has been raised from past events. The event has been extended to three nights and dinner show tickets are $85 per person per night and include a surprise guest artist each night. All events take place at the Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87.

Doors at 5 pm; music at 6 pm. Please call or visit the website for reservations or more information. Tickets are $85 per person. Call (830) 997-8922 for details.

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Monday, November 04, 2013

Beckendorf Gallery Fall Show - 11/9

Fall is a spectacular time of the year at Charles Beckendorf Gallery in the Texas Hill Country. Take the scenic drive to Fredericksburg and visit our gallery and enjoy a day in our hometown. You'll love the drive and you'll love our cozy, quaint, little town filled with wineries, restaurants, and unique little shops, like our historic Texas gallery filled with amazing art by Texas artist Charles Beckendorf. Fall Show - Saturday, November 9th, enjoy a glass of wine, a cold beer, and hors d' oeuvres while you choose your favorite piece of Beckendorf art!  For details, call (830) 997-5955.


Friday, November 01, 2013

Harper VFD Fish Fry - 11/2

Coming together as a community to show our local volunteer fire department how much they are appreciated. This fish fry benefits the department and helps them be able to purchase needed equipment. Serving starts at 11 am at the Harper Fire Station. Cost is by donation. Tell a firefighter "Thank You!". Call (830) 864-4253 for details.