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Friday, November 28, 2014

Rockbox Christmas Show - 11/28 - 12/24

The Rockbox Christmas Celebration is here!  Christmas at the Rockbox has Christmas favorites along with serious fun!  Come join some of our Holiday Tribute Artists as we entertain the whole family with a Christmas event that will be talked about all year long.  There will be classic Christmas songs along with some comedy to make your Christmas brighter!  The variety of music will be as wide as Santa’s belly.  Treat yourself to a Christmas treasure here at the Roxkbox.  Reservations recommended.  Please check the website for additional special Christmas Eve showtimes and to purchase tickets.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm.  $32 – $42 per adult; $17 youth.  Group rates available.


Eisbahn Holiday Ice Skating Rink on Marktplatz - 11/28 to 1/3

Announcing a huge new fundraising event that will have you wobbly at the knees. In jeopardy of being a memory from holidays past, Heritage School has rescued Eisbahn, this popular seasonal ice skating event. Given its popularity, and with the majority of proceeds now benefiting Heritage School, you could say it’s part fundraising, part community service. This is quite possibly the biggest fundraising opportunity Heritage School has ever had, and it has the potential for an even bigger reward. Please call 830/992-9659 or 830/997-6597 for more information.


Thursday, November 27, 2014

Luckenbach Thanksgiving Dance

Thomas Micheal Riley will play at this year’s Thanksgiving show in Luckenbach Texas. 9 to 11 pm.  Admission $15 per person.  Tickets on sale online. Call (830) 997-3224 for more information.


Texas Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Trail - 11/28 to 1/1

Hill Country communities light up to celebrate the Holiday Season.  Self-guided driving tour through participating towns where Main Streets and Town Squares are all decked out their finest.  Please visit the website for more information or pick up the brochure that will be available in the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center at 302 E. Austin.

Call (830) 997-8515 for more information.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Frontier Day at Fort Martin Scott - 11/29

This annual event at Fort Martin Scott, 1606 E. Main St., features living history re-enactors, pioneer crafts, chuckwagon food, old-west shootouts, Native Americans, storytellers, musicians and hands-on activities for the kids. There’s something for the entire family!

10 am to 4 pm.  Free admission. Call (830) 997-7521 for more information.


The Peddler Show - 11/28-30

The Peddler Show is celebrating 37 years as Texas’ favorite arts and crafts show!  At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds.

Friday noon to 7 pm; Saturday 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday 11 am to 4 pm.  $6 adults; $5 seniors 65+; $5 kids ages 5 – 11; under 5 free.

540 Fair Drive on Hwy 16 South. Call (800) 775-2774 for more information.


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

4th Annual Fredericksburg Turkey Trot - 11/29

Git yer Gobble On!  5K, 10K and Fun Run to benefit the Fredericksburg Swim Association.  Prizes for top male and female finishers and medals for top 3 finishers in each age group.  Races start at the Fredericksburg Elementary School.  Support swimming and work off that Thanksgiving Dinner!  For questions, please call or email

Cost is $25 for early registration which includes a t-shirt and chip timing.  One mile Fun Run cost is $10 which includes a t-shirt and participation ribbon.

Race day registration at Fredericksburg Elementary School, 1608 N. Adams. starting at 7 am.  Visit the website and search FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS TURKEY TROT to register and get more details. Or call (310) 462-2186.


Fredericksburg Trade Days – Thanksgiving Show - 11/28-30

Shop with over 350 vendors.  You will find 6 barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, candles, hunting accessories, jewelry, unique clothing, food and so much more.  Relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music.

Friday and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday 9 am to 4 pm.  $5 parking fee good all three days.

7 miles east on Hwy 290. Call (210) 846-4094 for more information.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Holiday Craft Fair at Friendly Natives Nursery 11-29

Local vendors will be selling home decor, jewelry, art work and much more.  Along with Christmas gifts, Friendly Natives will also be selling Christmas trees, garland and wreaths.  There will be a raffle and live music by Davey Schrank.  Refreshments will be provided by The Peach Basket.

3 pm to dark at 1107 N. Llano. Call (830) 997-6288 for more information.


Thanksgiving Trades Days - 11/28-29

Fredericksburg Trade Days at Sunday Farms is squeezing in an extra weekend of fabulous shopping for the Thanksgiving weekend!

Shop with over 300 vendors, where you can find acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, unique clothing, jewelry, and food. Relax in the biergarten while listening to live music!

Fri. and Sat. 9AM - 6PM, Sun. 9AM - 4PM

$3.00 parking fee - good for all 3 days


Turkey Trot with the Ranger at Enchanted Rock - 11/27

Start your Thanksgiving Day running the trails of Enchanted Rock with a park ranger.  Bring all of your running gear to burn off some calories before you indulge in your Thanksgiving Feast.  Choose from a 5 mile run on the Loop Trail, 3 mile run on the Loop Trail or a 1.2 mile guided hike to the summit.  Cost is a suggested donation of $10 to the Friends of Enchanted Rock.  Hot chocolate will be served as well as door prizes to be awarded.  This is strictly a fun run and not a race.  Start a new family tradition.  Reservations required.  Secure your spot by emailing Ranger Scott Whitener at

9 am. Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Fredericksburg Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2014

413 S. Washington St
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-3744
Open 11 AM – 2 PM
Traditional Meal – Reservations highly recommended

203 E. San Antonio
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-1585
Seatings 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM
Traditional Meal – Reservations highly recommended

323 E. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-7714
Open 5 PM – 9 PM

803 S. Adams
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-3161
Open 7 AM – 3 PM

Hwy.16 South ~ 1.5 mi
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 990-5734
Open 11 AM – 4 PM
Traditional Buffet
No Reservations Taken

505 W. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 307-3346
Open from 11 AM – 3 PM
Traditional Meal

318 E. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-8100
Open 11 AM – 9 PM

342 W. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-7753
Open 11 AM – 3 PM
Traditional Meal & Regular Menu

1035 S. Adams (Hwy. 16 South)
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 990-2806
Open 24 hrs
Regular Menu

605 E. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 990-2424
Open 5 AM –1 PM

10661 US Hwy 87 North
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-8922
Open 11 AM – 3 PM
Traditional Meal-Reservations Highly Recommended

310 E. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 990-4949
Open 12 PM – 6 PM
Regular Menu

1410 E. Main St.
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 990-8554
Open 6 AM – 3 PM
Regular Menu

915 E. Main
Fredericksburg, Texas
(830) 997-9976
Open 5 AM to 1 PM

Note: Information provided by above restaurants. Please call to confirm hours.
Updated as of 10-30-14


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner - 11/22

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.

Gates open at 5:30 pm; food served from 6 to 8:30 pm. $20 per person.

Call 830-997-5508 for more information.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

“‘Tis The Season” Evening Shopping Event - 11/20

Nine “off Main” stores have banded together to offer ‘Tis The Season, an evening shopping event to put you ready for the holidays!  In addition to opening their doors for late shopping, stores will offer snacks, music, special discounts or other surprises.  Shoppers will have the opportunity to fill out a punch card for each store visited.  Those who visit all stores will be entered in a drawing to win one of nine prizes valued from $25 to $500.  Participating stores include the Red Baron Antique Mall, Fredericksburg Antique Mall, Smitten, The Farmhouse, Henfeathers, Jabberwocky, Lone Star Antique Mall, The Attic and Timeless Menagerie.

5 to 9 pm. Call (469) 358-9414 for more information.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Fall Farmers Market - 11/20

The Fredericksburg Farmers Market and Pioneer Museum are partnering to extend the popular weekly event into the fall. Every Thursday, starting on October 4, shoppers can pick up fresh farm produce and prepared food in a historic setting. Hours are 4 to 6:30 p.m. Fall market will continue for seven weeks through November 15.
Shoppers can enjoy live music each week.
The Pioneer Museum is located at 325 West Main Street in Fredericksburg. There will be free admission to the museum and grounds during market hours.
For information, contact the Pioneer Museum at 830-997-2835.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner - 11/22

Raising funds for Hill Country agricultural and youth educational activities via live auction, raffle, door prizes and silent auction, the Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner returns to the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, Saturday Night at 5:30 pm.

Dinner tickets $20 per person.

For more info please call (830) 997-5508.


Friday, November 14, 2014

Fall Antiques Show - 11/15-16

It doesn't get any better than the annual Fredericksburg Fall Antiques Show. It is an incredible time of the year to visit the Texas Hill Country and spend time in the Texas' best known location. The show offers a large building, overflowing with a wide variety of your favorite antiques and an oversized pavilion with a vast array of equally good antiques, featuring several dealers that feature furniture, architectural and select collectibles. Many of your well known dealers will be exhibiting at the show as well as some quality exhibitors that are new to the shows. Be sure and look for treasures from Christmas past Our slogan has always been "Shows Celebrating American Heritage" and it is with great effort that we bring you the best antiques that are available in today's market and offered for sale by antique dealers that are educated in their field and always friendly. Hours are Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm. Admission is good for both days. Rain or Shine... Booths Under Cover


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Jazz & Cocktails at the National Museum of the Pacific War - 11/15

Come to the National  Museum of the Pacific War, 340 E. Main Street, for a 40′s night club experience – enjoy the best of jazz for dancing and a full slate of cocktails from the 1940s and from the military during World War II.  The program will be presented by renown mixologist, author and historian, Philip Greene, from the Museum of the American Cocktail in New York City.  To be held in the Nimitz Ballroom of the National Museum of the Pacific War.  Live music by the Kris Kimura Quartet.

7:30 to 11 pm.  Tickets are $50 per person and are available online.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

15th Annual Fredericksburg Fall Foliage Frolic Bicycle Ride - 11/15

Routes of 25, 42 and 58 miles over scenic and little-traveled farm to market roads and country lanes.  Post-ride meal provided.  To register and for more information, please visit the website.  Start is at the Tatsch House at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Hwy 16 South.  Sponsored by the Hill Country Bicycle Touring Club.


Monday, November 10, 2014

Veteran's Day Ceremony - 11/11

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we honor all veterans of all conflicts. 

Join us for our annual Veteran’s Day program at the National Museum of the Pacific War, in the Plaza of Presidents - Outdoor Courtyard at 340 E Main St in Fredericksburg that will include patriotic music, presentation of colors, rifle salute and
guest keynote speaker. 

It’s free and open to the public. 11 AM in the Memorial Courtyard of the National Museum of the Pacific War, 311 E. Austin.


Friday, November 07, 2014

4th Annual Glöggfest at Pedernales Cellars - 11/8

Join Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Rd., is celebrating its seasonal dessert wine which has been made based on a Swedish family recipe from Pedernales’ owner Fredrik Osterberg.  Dubbed “Christmas in a bottle”, Glögg is the perfect complement to holiday meals.

11 am to 5 pm. Call (830) 644-2037 for more information.


Thursday, November 06, 2014

Die Kunstler Fine Arts Exhibit - 11/7-9

See fine art on exhibit and for sale. Hours of event are: Friday, November 8th 6PM - 9PM, Saturday, November 9th 9AM - 5PM, and Sunday, November 10th 9AM - 5PM, and will be held at St. Joseph's Halle, 212 West San Antonio Street, in Fredericksburg, Texas.


Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Fabulous 50′s Fest at Fredericksburg Theater Company - 11/9

An evening of fun, food and rock ‘n roll!  Live music featuring T. J. Smith and his Rock Box All-Stars!  All you can eat 50′s menu!  Classic car show!  Silent auction!  Drinks and Dancing!  Don’t miss this fundraiser for the Fredericksburg Theater Company!  At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

5 pm to midnight.  $50 per person. Call (830) 997-3588 for more information.


Monday, November 03, 2014

Pumpkin Chunkin’ at Becker Vineyards - 11/8

Those fun folks at Becker Vineyards are dusting off the trebuchet (a medieval engine of war with a sling for hurling missiles – or pumpkins!) in celebration of fall.  Live music by Doug Moreland & The Flying Armadillos.  Concessions will be available along with wine tasting and pumpkin recipe cooking and sampling.
Noon – launching pumpkins every 30 minutes or so.

11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290. Call (830) 644-2681 for more information.


Texas All Star Big Band Bash - November 6-8

Johnny Nicholas’s 17th Annual Big Band Bash at Hill Top Café, 10661 N. US Highway 87. Dinner shows and concerts with big name artists. Johnny Nicholas himself is a world-renowned bluesman and former Asleep at the Wheel lead singer and writer. 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 $75 per person per night and include a surprise guest artist each night.

Doors at 5 pm; music at 6 pm. Please call or visit the website for reservations or more information as it becomes available, or call 830-997-8922.