Three women, one dynamic show at InSight Gallery, 214 W. Main Street. Susan Lyon tells the story of the people she encounters on her extensive travels with her sensitive, figurative renditions. Michelle Dunaway has captured audiences throughout the states with her mastery of loose brushwork in oils and strikingly delivered charcoal and portrait-style drawings. Denise Mahlke captures the serenity of the pastoral landscapes with soft skies and bubbling brooks. Opening reception on May 2 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-9997-9920 for more information.
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
Fredericksburg Trade Days at Sunday Farms is 7 miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas on Highway 290. Call (830) 990-4900 for more information.
Annual spring fundraiser serving up golden fried fish with all the trimmings. Drive through only. 11 AM until sold out. Suggested donation $8 per plate. Stonewall VFD Building, 14854 E. US Highway 290 in Stonewall, TX. Call (830) 889-2006 for more information.
9th Annual Bluebonnet Tractor Ride. Sponsored by the Hill Country Antique Tractor and Engine Club. This year’s route will take the members of the club and other interested parties on a 16-mile loop beginning at the Rheingold Schoolhouse on North Grape Creek Road, with lunch at the Cave Creek Schoolhouse before heading back to Rheingold. Drivers are asked to be at the Rheingold School by 8 am with a drivers’ meeting at 8:30 am before the 9 am ride. Please visit the website for additional information.
Pre-registration fee of $30 includes lunch and a cap. Registration on the day of the event will be $35.
Phone: (830) 889-9348
Three days of live Texas music at the Legendary Luckenbach Dance Hall, including guest artists Hal Ketchum, Max Stalling, Tommy Alverson, The Tejas Brothers and many more. For the complete lineup of entertainment, please visit the website.
$20 per person Friday; $25 per person Saturday; Sunday is free.
Call 830-997-3224 for more information.
A poignant coming of age story of Jay and his younger brother Artie as they spend a year with their stern grandmother and her dysfunctional family. Despite living above Grandma’s candy store, there is nothing but bittersweetness in this tale of growing up lost in Yonkers. Tickets available online or by phone. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2 pm. $20 adults; $5.50 youth 18 and under. At the door $25 adults; $7.50 youth 18 and under.
For more information call (830) 997-3588
The 7th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960′s.
Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.
Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.
Join local art consultant Sherryl Brown on this bicycle tour that will visit 4 artists’ studios (all studios are in the city limits). An optional lunch at Otto’s will be offered. Group will meet at the Gillespie County Historical Society, 312 W. San Antonio. Artists include Finn Alban, Nancy Bush, John Bennett and Jack Kendrick.
9:30 am to noon. Free. Call (830) 990-9305 for more information.
Join Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools for delicious pork and chicken barbecue with all the trimmings. Plates to-go or dine-in will be available. Featuring live music by the Polkamatics! Prize tickets will be available. Proceeds to benefit restoration and maintenance for the twelve historic schools. At the American Legion Hall.
Serving starts at 10:30 am until sold out. $9 per plate suggested donation. 726 S. US Hwy 87. Call (830) 685-3321 for more information
A chance for the public to get up-close looks at a variety of aircraft will be offered during “Airport Day”. Hosting the free event will be the local Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1088. Expected to be on hand for the day will be several military-type planes, such as the Bird Dogs, which will be flying in formation. The north area of the airport will be open to the general public to view aircraft. Antique automobiles will also be on display. Hamburgers grilled on site and other refreshments will be available for purchase as a fundraiser for local Boy Scouts. Young Eagle flights will be available for youth 8 to 17 years of age. At the Gillespie County Airport.
10 am to 2 pm. Free. 191 Airport Rd off of S. State Hwy 16. Call (830) 990-5764 for details.