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Forget Someone’s Birthday? Get Them a Gastehaus Schmidt Gift Certificate!

December 11th, 2014 by Jeff

It’s never too late to give someone a belated birthday gift. Gästehaus Schmidt has the perfect gift for the people in your life: a Gift Certificate to their favorite guesthouse or bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas or the Texas Hill Country!

Our Gift Certificates are valid for two years, giving your friends plenty of time to find the perfect occasion to visit.

It’s not too late! Call us at 866-427-8374 and get your Gift Certificate now!

St. Joseph’s Halle Craft Show – December 13

December 11th, 2014 by Jeff

Hand-crafted holiday decor, birdhouses, sweaters, scarves and fresh pecans and pecan products will be available at this show.  Paintings by local artists, mosaic stained glass windows, heirloom silverplate and broken china jewelry, handmade needlecrafts, cowboy santas, jams, jellies, and shabby chic furniture will also be sold.  At historic St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 W. San Antonio.

9 am to 5 pm.  Free admission.

For more information call (512) 355-9041.

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings

December 10th, 2014 by Jeff

Tasting room at Pedernales BrewingPedernales Brewing Company, opens their tasting room ever Friday from 3 to 5 pm and Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. There are tours every hour. Shirts and t-shirts are also for sale. After a long morning of Wine Tours, top it off with a brewery tours!

Pedernales Brewing Company is at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail just south of Fredericksburg on US Highway 87 South. Look for the flags on your left. Call 830-998-7486 for details.

Closed in the event of rain.

Christmas in the Park at Enchanted Rock – December 13

December 10th, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy a Hill Country Christmas at legendary Enchanted Rock, 18 miles north of Fredericksburg on RR 965, where a variety of holiday-themed events will be happening throughout the day. Start the day with an Enchanted Hike at 9:30 am where you will join Santa for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. At 4:30 pm, join Santa and his elves for an old-fashioned hay ride through the park. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies courtesy of Friends of Enchanted Rock. At 7 pm, there will be a special Night Time Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with Santa Claus to ring in the Christmas season. Hot chocolate will be served.

All day starting at 9:30 am. Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: “Tamales, Tamales, Tamales!” – December 13

December 9th, 2014 by Jeff

URBANherbal_logo 1“Tamales, Tamales, Tamales!”  11 am.  $75 per person.  Includes Green Chile, Chicken and Red Chile Pork Tamales along with Dark Mexican Chocolate Dessert Tamales.  Learn to make tamales from scratch and enjoy a hearty meal.

Contact URBANherbal to custom design your private class/party for a couple’s retreat, for your group or organization, bridal or baby shower. Our preset classes are small and intimate maximum of 10 participants. Cancellations must be made 72 hours before class date in order to obtain a refund. See our website for more details.

Reserve you seat now!! wvarney@urbanherbal.com or 830-456-9667

Fredericksburg Chorale’s “Dialogues & Dances” – December 13

December 8th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Chorale will perform new vocal and instrumental music, poetry and showcase art by Chorale and community members during this special event, Dialogues & Dances – to be held this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Outdoors in the courtyard at the Hill Country University Center weather permitting or inside in case of inclement weather.

Lawn chairs and blankets are suggested.

Bottled water will be provided. Admission is by donation. For details, call 830-997-6869.

Canto Chamber Choir Christmas Concert – December 8

December 8th, 2014 by Jeff

Tickets are now on sale for the Fredericksburg’s Canto Chamber Choir’s 10th annual Christmas Concert to benefit The Good Samaritan Center on Monday, Dec. 9. The concert will be held at Hill Country Evangelical Free Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 and available at four locations around Fredericksburg, including The Good Samaritan Center, Grasshopper and Wild Honey, Memorial Presbyterian Church and Hill Country Evangelical Free Church. For tickets by phone, persons can call The Good Samaritan Center at 830-990-8651.

“Small Masterpieces at Whistle Pik Galleries – December 5 to 23

December 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Whistle Pik Galleries‘ annual Holiday Show returns 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.

FTC presents The Sentimental Journey Orchestra Holiday Show – 12/11-14

December 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate the holidays with the music of the fabulous Big Bands of the 1940′s . . . Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and more. ”The greatest music from the greatest generation!” At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2 pm. $29 adults; $12 for youth 17 and under. Call (830) 997-3588 for details or tickets

A Christmas Journey – December 13

December 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Angels appearing before the shepherds in Bethany Lutheran Church's Christmas JourneyBethany Lutheran Church presents its annual outdoor holiday tribute—The Christmas Journey—on Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13 from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. This inspiring 10-minute drive-through presentation of the Christmas story is depicted in nine scenes, all with live characters or animals, magnificent backgrounds, special lighting and effects, plus with Christmas music filling the night air—and all enjoyed from the comfort of your warm vehicle. This free event is open to the public at the church location at 110 W. Austin (enter parking lot on N. Adams St.), in Fredericksburg. For more information, call 830-997-2069.