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Monday, December 16, 2013

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents The Sanders Family Christmas (weekends)

FTC’s Holiday Production featuring the Sanctified Sanders Family Singers, from Smoke On The Mountain fame, say a bittersweet goodbye to their only son as WWII begins – with hilarious and touching stories and 25 Southern Gospel Christmas favorites to light up your holiday. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. Tickets available online. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, 1668 S. US Hwy 87. Call 830-997-3588 for more information.

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Pedernales Cellars Tasting Room Birthday Bash

Pedernales Cellars Tasting Room, 2916 Upper Albert Road, will celebrate their 5th birthday with wine, cake and live music. Opening in 2008 with its 2006 vintage on the shelf, Pedernales Cellars Tasting Room has tripled in size and significantly expanded its wine selection. Even as we grow, however, we remain the Texas Hill Country’s premier boutique winery. Call 830-644-2037 for more information. Noon to 5 pm.


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Christmas Party Dance at Pat’s Hall - 12/14

Come to Pat’s Hall, 406 Post Oak Road, and get an early start on your Christmas Celebration. This is perfect for your office party, get together with friends or family, or just to have a good time. Our Christmas trees and wreaths will be up and provide a great backdrop for photos. We’ll have Darrell and Mona McCall to keep your feet moving! Beer and wine cash bar – NO BYOB.

Doors at 7 pm; show at 8 pm. $15 per person. Rain or shine – no refunds. Tickets available online until 7 pm December 14 or at the Pat’s Hall office Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm. Call (830) 997-7574 for more information.


Wine & Star Party at Torre di Pietra Vineyards - 12/13

Come “wine down” after a long week and enjoy gazing up at the stars through professional telescopes at Torre di Pietra Winery, November 16, 10915 E. US Hwy 290.  Make it a romantic date or bring the family for a unique experience!  Picnics and pets welcome.  No outside alcohol.
7 to 11 pm.  No admission fee.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra Christmas Concert

The orchestra consists of community members of all ages and musical experience.  The mission of nonprofit Fredericksburg Community Orchestra is to promote string education in Fredericksburg and surrounding communities.  The Christmas Concert will be held at the Evangelical Free Church, 107 E. Lower Crabapple Rd. 2 pm.

Donations appreciated.  Call (806) 549-2483 for more information.

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Monday, December 09, 2013

Becker Vineyards' Port & Stilton Tasting

Celebrating new vintage port release, Becker Vineyards will hold it annual Port and Stilton tasting. Hours are Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00PM and Sunday 12:00 - 6:00PM with complimentary admission. Tasting fees apply. Call 830/655-2681 for more information.


Friday, December 06, 2013

Light the Night Christmas Parade and After Glow 2013 - Tonight

The Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighted Christmas parade. More than 100 lighted entries are expected. An all-new laser light show will precede the parade. The After Glow will be a family celebration including Christmas shopping, local food and beverages and interactive children’s activities.

After Glow from 3 to 10 pm. Parade at 6:30 pm. Free viewing along the parade route on Main Street.

Call (830) 997-6523 for more information.


Thursday, December 05, 2013

Texas Hill Country Wineries “Holiday Wine Trail” - 12/6-15

The most coveted Texas Wine Trail of the year! Vineyards and tasting rooms are cloaked in lights, warmth and holiday fun. Receive a collectible Christmas ornament and enjoy 1 – 3 complimentary tastes per person at each winery and special discounts on wine purchases. This is a self-guided wine trail to all 36 participating wineries. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online. Additional Christmas ornaments will be offered to wine trail participants at a 50% discount. During regular winery hours for 10 straight days. $60 per couple or $35 per single.

Call (512) 914-5561 for more information


“Tis the Season for Jewels” at Artisans - 12/6

Enjoy this jewelry trunk show showcasing the fabulous talents of our finest jewelry artists including Cynthia Bloom, Julie Konvicka, Marion Loucks, Nicole Lozano and Cathy Poquette. Witness their art come to life through demonstration and enjoy their latest creations. During First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Artisans will have unique gift wrapping available during the event to create an exceptional gift for that someone special! The gallery will close at 6 pm for the holiday parade. 11 am to 6 pm.

Artisans at Rocky Hill is at 234 West Main Street. Call 830-990-8160 for more information.


Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Fredericksburg Choral Christmas Concert - 12/7

The Fredericksburg Chorale will perform a concert featuring Christmas works by great masters from the past, newly created works as well as seasonal traditional favorites.  Two performances at historic St. Joseph’s Hall, 212 West San Antonio.

3 and 7 pm.  By donation.

Call 830-997-6869 for information.


Fredericksburg Dance Club - 12/7

Join the Fredericksburg Dance Club at The Turner Hall, 103 W. Travis Street, Saturday night from 8 pm to midnight. Admission is an appreciated $10 donation per person at the door. Turner Hall has a cash bar and popcorn, however no coolers are allowed. Dancers are welcome to bring in outside food.


Tuesday, December 03, 2013

56th Annual Holiday Home Tour & Gift Market - 12/7

This year a Christmas wonderland will be on display at 11 sites in the Cherry Spring Community including seven historical homes plus the Mansefeldt Sheep Barn, Cherry Spring Church, Cherry Spring School and John O. Meusebach’s Burial Site. New this year will be a Holiday Gift Market. This is a self-guided tour. Pick up tickets and tour maps at the Pioneer Museum. 11 am to 5 pm. $25 per person. Vaudeville Picnic Box lunch by advanced purchase $16.50 per person. Call (830) 990-8441 for more information


Monday, December 02, 2013

“Winter Wonderland” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Gallery - 12/6-30

A wondrous array of miniature pieces and other works of art inspired by the spirit of the season will be on display at Fredericksburg Art Gallery, 314 East Main! Artists’ reception on Dec 6 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Hot chocolate, marshmallows, hot apple cider and homemade cookies will be served before the parade. And always . . . award-winning wines from Grape Creek Vineyards. The gallery will close at 6 pm so everyone can enjoy the annual Christmas parade that begins at 6:30 pm.


"Small Masterpieces" at Whistle Pik Galleries - 12/5-24

Whistle Pik Galleries' annual Holiday Show continues at 425 E. Main Street! Come view new smaller works from our gallery artists during regular gallery hours and from 10 AM to 8 PM on December 5 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.


“Small Works” Art Show at Insight Gallery - 12/6-28

Featuring little treasures from the talented stable of gallery artists as well as special invited guests including Laura Robb, Daniel Pinkham, Christopher Blossom, G. Russell Case, Josh Elliott, Logan Maxwell Hagege and Brent Cotton. Just in time for the gift giving season! Opening reception from 4 to 6 pm on Dec. 6 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg and before the Christmas Parade.

InSight Gallery is at 214 W. Main St. Call 830-997-9920 for more information.