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Friday, March 27, 2015

Saturday in the Park - 3/28

Support the Harper Library, while enjoying music, books, children's activities and more in Harper Community Park Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm. There will be BBQ for $7 a plate. For information, call (830) 864-4993.


Thursday, March 26, 2015

Spring Fling Sock Hop at Chisholm Trail Winery - 3/28

Enjoy live music with a spring theme, wood-fired brick oven pizza and award-winning Chisholm Trail wines from 2-5 pm.!

The Raggedy Cats will be playing the olides...Come as you are or dress 50's style!

Wine tasting fees do apply.

Chisholm Trail Winery is at 2367 Usener Road, 9 miles west of Fredericksburg on highway 290 West.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Mommy & Me, Hoppy Easter" Painting Class at The Yellow Door Studio - March 27

Have a creative night out with your little one and join us for a parent/child painting class!  “Mommy (or Daddy) & Me” classes are for parent and child to attend together.  Children 5 and over are welcome.  Parents are welcome too, and do not have to paint but must attend and help.

6 to 8 pm.  First painter is $45; each additional painter in the same family is $20.

The Yellow Door Studio, 810 North Llano is Fredericksburg’s first community arts education center, offering a variety of artistic training for all levels and abilities.  Come have fun with us!


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

8th Annual LBJ 100 B ike Ride - 3/28

8th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour provides routes of 10, 30, 42, 62 and 85 miles throughout the scenic Texas Hill Country taking riders on quiet country roads and past historical landmarks.  The ride begins and ends on the LBJ Ranch airstrip. At the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Parks in Stonewall. Registration is online at


Monday, March 23, 2015

“Sands of Iwo Jima” Film at the National Museum of the Pacific War - March 25

70 years ago this year, World War II in the Pacific was wrapping up and the war was coming to an end.  The National Museum of the Pacific War has annuonced that they will be showing famous films that cover certain battles in concurrence with the anniversary of those battles.  These films will be free to the public and with limited seating.  Films are planned to be shown at 6 pm at the Admiral Nimitz Museum, 340 E. Main, unless otherwise noted. Call (830) 997-8600 ext.223 for more information.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kite Day at LBJ State Park & Historic Site

Bring the family to the LBJ State Park and Historic Site from 1 pm to 3 pm and spend Saturday March 10 making and flying kites. Learn the basics of kite construction and flying a homemade kite. The park will supply recycled materials and help kids make their own kites; you are also encouraged to bring your own kites to enjoy flying in the park.

LBJ State Park and Historic Site is located 2 miles east of Stonewall, 14 miles west of Johnson City on US Highway 290 toward Fredericksburg. Adjacent to both Ranch Road 1 and US Highway 290; enter on Park Road 52. Call (830) 644-2252 for details.


Thursday, March 19, 2015

“Spring Bird” Painting Class at The Yellow Door Studio - March 20

Are you looking for an easy way to explore your creative side and have a fun night out with friends?  Art and Vino is the answer!  Grab a friend and a bottle of wine and come paint with us! All supplies are provided, as are experienced local artists and teachers, Jill Holland and Shannon Birchum, who lead you step-by-step through the process of recreating the featured artwork.  The theme for the March class is “Spring Bird”.  The Yellow Door Studio, 810 N. Llano, is Fredericksburg’s first community arts education center, offering a variety of artistic training for all levels and abilities.  Come have fun with us!

6 to 8 pm.  $45 per painter. (830) 456-0422

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Van Der Stucken Music Fesitval - 3/21

Music fans are invited to help celebrate the life and music of Fredericksburg native son Frank Van der Stucken at the Van der Stucken Festival this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 West San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg TX. The event is free and open to the public.

The Van der Stucken Festival was established in 1991 by Friends of Van der Stucken to increase appreciation for the life and work of Fredericksburg native composer Frank Van der Stucken. This will be the first year that the nonprofit Fredericksburg Community Orchestras (FCO) presents the festival. This year’s program will introduce the first Van der Stucken Composition Contest. The winner of this nationwide competition will be announced at the festival and the winning composition will be premiered by an ensemble of FCO.

The Van der Stucken Festival is supported with contributions from the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, Monterrey Iron and Metal Works, and Jack Vexler, whose wife, Bette, is a direct descendant of Frank Van der Stucken.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Luckenbach Mud Dauber/Rockin Billy Chili Fest 2015 - March 21

The best in Rock a Billy Music and a return to our Chili Cook Off Roots (Luckenbach and Terlingua are synonamous). A No Holds Barred Chili Cook Off… Get your team together and get ready to take the Luckenbach GOLD!! The Return of the Mud Dauber is also celebrated as Luckenbach has the best MUD in the Universe! Live music by Rosie Flores, Jesse Dayton, Two Tons of Steel, Paul Cauthen and Billy Joe Shaver. Public chili tasting begins at 1 pm. Chili tasting kits sold separately at the gate for $10 until sold out. Day pass noon until 6 pm $15. Event pass good for day and night $35. Night show only (Paul Cauthen and Billy Joe Shaver) $30. 412 Luckenbach Town Loop off RR 1376. Call (830) 997-3224 for more information.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Texas Hill Country Home & Garden Show - March 14-15

Join us for this 2nd annual event that the whole family is sure to enjoy! Featured speakers include HGTV Star Abby Vasek and Fredericksburg’s own Bill Varney from Urban Herbal. Musical entertainment by The 4 Proches. To be held at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on Highway 16 South. More information available online. $5 adults; kids under 17 are free. Saturday 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday 11 am to 3 pm. Call (830) 992-2662 for more information.

Pedernales Brewing Company Spring Break Tasting Room Hours

Pedernales Brewing Company will expand their tasting room hours Friday March 14th and Saturday March 15 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. And from Monday March 16 to Saturday March 21 from 1 to 6 pm. Beer is available by the pint for $4, and tour/tasting/glass is $10.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Austin Baroque Orchestra & Chorus present “A Cantata by Any Other Name . . .” - 3/15

Austin’s period-instrument orchestra and chorus presents a program of sacred and secular baroque music including J. S. Bach’s Jesu, der du meine Seele, Charpentier’s regal Te Deum, and works by Buxtethude, Galuppi and Jerusalem performed on replicas of instruments from the 18th century. To be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 306 West San Antonio. Informal pre-concert talk begins at 3:30 pm; concert from 4 to 6 pm. Donations gratefully accepted. (512) 912-6827.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Luckenbach Spring Break Party 2015 - March 14

Spring Break with Reckless Kelly, Micky and The Motorcars, and Walt Wilkins and The Mystiqueros! Saturday Night Concert – Texas Rock-Country-Folk-Soul and the world famous Luckenbach, Texas dance hall, 412 Luckenbach Loop off of RR 1376. Advance tickets and more information available online. 8 pm rain or shine. $20 advance tickets or $25 at the gate; kids 12 and under are free. Call (830) 997-3224 for more information.


Texas Hell Week Bicycle Tour 2015 - 3/14-21

Daily unsupported bicycle tours of Gillespie County with three distances daily: 40-50 miles, 50-70 miles and 90-100 miles. Headquarters at the Sunset Inn Motel, 900 South Adams. Please visit the website to register or call 806-683-6489 for more information. Rides start at 9 am each day.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Luckenbach's Texas Independance Day Celebration 3/7

Luckenbach, Texas celebrates Texas Independence. Official Texas Flag retirement ceremony with Texas Rangers. Starting at noon, Brian Burns and Doug Moreland entertain and present history through music.  The Texas Star Trail Ride comes through town around 3 to 4 pm – it’s a sight to behold.  Then to end the day, Dusty Britches and The Rhythm Ranch Hands will be in the dancehall at 8 pm and there is no cover charge. For more information, call (830) 997-3224 or (888) 311-8990.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

A tradition in Fredericksburg is the FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK FREDERICKSBURG, with galleries open until 8:00pm. Fredericksburg's art galleries will be focusing on some aspect of exhibiting artists' works, which may include painting and fine craft demonstrations, casual art talks, opportunities to meet artists, special showings and entertainment. Participants will experience the Fredericksburg art scene up close and personal while enjoying fine wines from local wineries and beyond all day long. Participating galleries are Artisans at Rocky Hill, Charles Beckendorf Gallery, Ben Beckendorf Gallery, Fredericksburg Art Gallery, The Good Art Gallery, Photography 414,  and Whistle Pik Galleries.


Monday, March 02, 2015

Indian Artifact & Collectible Show - 3/20

Enjoy viewing North American pre-1900 Indian artifacts, arrowheads and old collectibles. The show will be this Saturday at Lady Bird Johnson Park's Pioneer Pavilion on Highway 16 South from 8 am to 4 pm. Cost is $6 per person. Please call (830) 626-5561 for more information.


The Original Texas Star Trail Ride - 3/6-14

Join us as we ride The Original Texas Star Trail through Fredericksburg, Luckenbach, Stonewall, Johnson City, Blanco, Fischer, Wimberley and Driftwood.  Each year, about 300 people take part in the 112 mile ride.  It’s the experience of a lifetime and one you will not forget.  We cross 40 cattle guards through more than 20 Texas Hill Country ranches, including the LBJ Ranch.  Spectators welcome!  Please visit the website for more information.
Phone: (512) 791-2503