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Fall Farmers Market – Thursdays October 2 to November 20

October 27th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Farmers Market and Pioneer Museum are partnering to extend the popular weekly event into the fall. Every Thursday, starting on October 2, 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 20.

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.

Halloween at Enchanted Rock – October 31

October 26th, 2014 by Jeff

Come celebrate Halloween at the park with the staff of Enchanted Rock, 18 miles north on RR 965.  Enjoy trunk or treat, spooky campfire stories and a night hike.  Fun for the whole family.  Join us! Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

Beer & Hymns at Pedernales Brewing Company – November 1

October 26th, 2014 by Jeff

24468550Come by Pedernales Brewing Company one mile south of Fredericksburg, Texas, at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail, for a pint and some singing. Beer & Hymns will be held on the first Saturday of each month beginning March 1, 2014 from 5 to 6 pm.  Beer will be $4 a pint, no entrance fee and no purchase necessary.

Harper VFD Hunters’ Fish Fry – November 1

October 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual fall fish fry heralds the beginning of hunting season with a fresh catfish meal with all the trimmings and prize raffle. Great food, good friends and lots of prizes including guns, hunts, UTV and more! At the Harper Volunteer Fire Department Station, 84 N. Ranch Road 783.

11 am to 2 pm. By donation.

“Sweet Treats” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild – October 3-31

October 24th, 2014 by Jeff

Art work displays by Fredericksburg-area school children.  Opening reception on October 3 from 4 to  8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg Art Guild is at 308 E. Austin.  Call 830-997-4949 for more information.

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings

October 24th, 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.

Hill Country Tour of Homes – October 17-26

October 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

The Hill Country Tour of Homes provides a special look into the quality homes and land sites within the Hill Country. Dream, plan and build your future home. Hours are Friday 1:00 – 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00 – 6:00pm. Admission is $5.00. Call (830) 895-5424 for more information.

Fun with Fiber at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site – 10/25

October 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

Come join the fun with fiber at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. See all types of handcrafts and domestic arts used out of fiber. Period dressed park interpreters will be wearing some of the specialty items made by hand. Visitors will discover and learn more about fiber while having fun on a farm that dates back to 1915. All park visitors should stop first at the State Park Visitor Center to obtain a free park permit, map and visitor event information before they travel to the living history farm.

10 am to 3 pm. Free, but donations are welcome. Call 830-644-2252 for more information.

BBQ on the Pedernales at the LBJ Ranch

October 22nd, 2014 by Jeff

LBJ at the buffetPresident Lyndon Johnson’s first state dinner took place in December 1963.  It was a BBQ for West German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard and was held on his ranch in Stonewall.

This weekend, The National Park Service and Friends of LBJ National Historical Park invite you to join them in the re-creation of a historic barbecue hosted by President and Mrs. Johnson, Saturday, October 23rd, from 4 – 9 pm.

The live oak shaded air will fill with the sounds of Asleep at the Wheel as you enjoy the aroma of Texas barbeque drifting through the crowd. LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove will take a humorous look at the Rancher-President who loved nothing better than welcoming guests from around the world to their beloved LBJ Ranch. The event begins at 4:00 PM and continues into the evening. The BBQ dinner will be prepared on-site by The Salt Lick.

The Barbecue is sold out, but you can put your name on the wait list. You may register online by clicking: Register Online.

The Huffington Post has an article about President Johnson’s legendary barbecues.

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Blithe Spirit” – October 17 – November 2

October 21st, 2014 by Jeff

A delightful satirical comedy, it’s the story of the hilarious life of an upper-middle-class writer bedeviled by two wives – at least one of them a ghost! At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2 pm. $29 adults; $12 for youth 17 and under. Call 830-997-3588 for more information.