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Fredericksburg Farmers Market – Thursday

July 8th, 2014 by Jeff

Fredericksburg Farmers Market Every ThursdayFredericksburg Farmers Market runs through August at Marktplatz. Bountiful fresh produce, including strawberries, will be available for sale! The market also features Artisan breads, award-winning goat cheese, grass-fed meats, free-range chicken and farm fresh eggs. Wines from local wineries are available by the glass or bottle.

Texas Independence Event on Marktplatz – July 12

July 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Calling all history buffs! Here is a new event about Texas Independence featuring Austin talk show host Jack Blood and others who will talk about the history of Texas. There will also be live music, vendors and refreshments available. More details to be announced. Save the date!

On Marktplatz from 9 am to 5 pm. $10 per person admission. Call (830) 997-1908 for more information.

Movies Under the Stars at LBJ Ranch this Saturday

July 6th, 2014 by Jeff

The public is invited to enjoy a free 7:30 p.m. screening of the “Viva Las Vegas“, this Saturday, July 12, at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on Hwy 290 E. near Stonewall.  Gates open at 7:00 p.m. with show time at sunset. Parking is available on the airstrip. Bring your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets for this fun night under the stars! Free popcorn will be available. For details, call 830-868-7128, ext. 244

18th Annual Scholarship Fest – July 5

July 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual event being held this year in conjunction with horse racing weekend.  Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the races and prizes will be awarded between races.  Proceeds provide local students with scholarship opportunities.

11 am to 10 pm.  $25 per person for horse racing and Scholarship Fest; $20 for Scholarship Fest only.

For details, call 830-997-2359 or log on to www.gillespiefair.com.

July 4th Office Hours

July 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Our office will be open from 10 am to 4 pm today, so that we may celebrate Independence Day with our families. Please follow the after hours key arrangements on the map we sent you.

As a reminder, there will be a 4th of July parade on Main Street from 10 am to 11 am.

Have a Happy 4th of July!

Pedernales Brewing Company 4th of July Hours

July 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

The tasting room at Pedernales Brewing Company will be open from noon to 5 pm on Friday July 4th! 97 Hitchin Post Trail.

July 4th Chili Cookoff at Becker Vineyards

July 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Chili sampling, Peoples’ Choice judging and Official judging. CASI-sanctioned event to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg.

10 am to 5 pm. $5 per person for 10 chili samples. Becker Vineyards is 11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290.

July 4th Community Parade and Patriotic Program

July 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

The patriotic spirit of our community shines through as we present our annual 4th of July parade featuring decorated entries followed by a patriotic program with music, entertainment and guest speakers. Free parade viewing all along Main Street. Patriotic program at Marktplatz.

Parade at 10 am followed by the program at 11 am-ish.

3rd Annual Kite Festival at Pedernales Cellars – July 4

July 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Join Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Road, for its annual celebration of American Independence Day with a show of free-flying kites. Bring a picnic and a kite and Pedernales Cellars will offer a selection of fine wine and free live music to make for a perfect afternoon of celebration.

Noon to 5 pm. Event is free but wine tasting fees do apply. Call (830) 644-2037 for more information.

Free Archery Clinic – July 3

July 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 pm and learn the sport of archery at LBJ State Park Baseball Field on Highway 290 East. Bows and arrows will be supplied. Great fun for all ages. Please call 830/644-2252 for more information. Free, but donations are welcome