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5th Annual Fredericksburg PBR

September 10th, 2014 by Jeff

40 of the PBR’s (Professional Bull Riding) best riders and some of the crankiest bulls around make this a must see event at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Enjoy the professional bull riders along with the future one who take part in the “Best of the Best Mutton Bustin’ Challenge” for kids. There is also a scheduled appearance by world-famous clown and bullfighter Leon Coffee along with a military tribute. Free parking and beer and food concessions on the grounds.

Gates open at 5:30 pm; start time 7:30 pm. $20 general admission at the gate. Box seats $40. Advance tickets and children’s tickets are also available and can be purchased online.

Address: 530 Fair Drive off Hwy 16 South
Phone: (830) 997-2359

11th Annual Shopping For A Cause–Shopping Tournament – September 13

September 10th, 2014 by Jeff

shopping tour“Shopping for a Cause”, this 11th annual shopping tournament gathers shoppers in costumed teams of four to shop in over two dozen stores along historic Main Street with special discounts, food, drinks and more.  All proceeds go to the Fredericksburg Boys & Girls Club.

The day begins with a “Tee Time” breakfast and ends at the “19th Hole Celebration” with food, drink and prizes.

Register here

Community Clean Up and Education Event at Enchanted Rock

September 9th, 2014 by Jeff

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has selected Enchanted Rock State Natural Area as one of its eight endangered “Hot Spots” in the nation and is hosting events to help raise awareness about natural areas around the country facing the threat of irreversible environmental damage. Everyone is encouraged to come out for this weekend-long event and join the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Team to learn about Leave No Trace principles to help protect and preserve Enchanted Rock for years to come.

Friday, September 12, 7:45 pm: Night Hike to star gaze and learn some Leave No Trace principles along the way. Meet at the gazebo that starts the Summit Trail.

Saturday, September 13, 9 am to 2 pm: Meet the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. They will have free educational hangtags and fun educational activities for all ages to learn how to minimize your impact when in the outdoors.

Saturday, September 13, 9:45 am: Summit Trail Hike. Meet at the gazebo that starts the Summit Trail.

Saturday, September 13, 7:45 am: Night Hike. Meet at the gazebo that starts the Summit Trail.

Sunday, September 14, 9 am to 1 pm: Meet the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers.

Sunday, September 14, 11 am: Cave Clean Up. Join the staff and pros to help clean up the Enchanted Rock cave and surrounding areas. Bring a flashlight.

Call 830-685-3636 for more information.

Movies Under the Starts at the LBJ Ranch: A Hard Day’s Night – September 13

September 9th, 2014 by Jeff

Just like the Johnson family enjoyed in the 1960′s. This month the LBJ Ranch is showing “A Hard Day’s Night”, the Beatles first movie, and featuring Beatles music by “The Eggmen” from Austin. The program starts at 6 pm when The Eggmen will play the first of two 50 minute sets. At 8:30 pm, the park will show the film. Guests are encouraged to begin arriving at 5 pm and all are invited to dress up in Beatles clothing and 60′s attire for a chance to win prizes for best costumes. The movie will be projected on an outdoor screen and those attending are asked to bring their own choice of seating, food and drinks.

6 pm. Free.

For further information and driving directions, please call 830-868-7128, ext. 244.

George & Friends Variety Show at Rockbox Theater – September 12 – November 15

September 9th, 2014 by Jeff

This show is a collection of some of the best tribute artists around. This unique combination of performers will be stars of the past that will revive all the best songs, memories and fun. George will be enjoying the visit from his friends and you get to be there for all the excitement!  Reserve your seats online or at the door when not sold out.

Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 4:30PM and 8PM.  Adults $32-$42; youth $17.

Address: 109 N. Llano
Phone: (830) 997-7625

Fredericksburg Brewing Company’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – September 9

September 8th, 2014 by Jeff

The oldest operating brewpub in Texas is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary! Join us for a Brews & BBQ Bash and enjoy live music by The Sauerkrauts. 245 E. Main Street
5 to 9 pm.

Classic Country Band playing at The Golden Hub – September 12

September 8th, 2014 by Jeff

At the Golden Hub Community Center, 1009 N. Lincoln. A delicious dinner will also be available by donation from 6 to 7 pm. BYOB all drinks.

7 to 10 pm. $5 requested donation cover charge. Call 830-997-7131 for more information.

Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 “Kiolbassa & Kabernet” – September 13

September 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Participating Wine Road 290 Wineries present Cabernet Sauvignon Wine (Kab) paired with mouthwatering Kiolbassa Sausage prepared by top Hill Country restaurants/caterers. You can’t imagine all the mouthwatering ways Kiolbassa sausage can be prepared! During normal winery hours while food supply lasts.

Free, but additional tasting fees may apply.

Fall Planting Days at Wildseed Farms – September 12-14

September 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Daily lecture and demonstration by John R. Thomas, founder of Wildseed Farms, on how, when and where to plant wildflowers.

2 to 4 pm daily. Free. Call (830) 990-8080 for more information.

“Wild Africa: Captivating Images” Photography Show at RS Hanna Gallery – 8/5-20

September 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Featuring wildlife and nature images by photographer James Heupel. Artist’s reception on September 5 from 6 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. RS HAnnah Gallery is at 208 South Llano. Call 830-307-3071 for more information.