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Fredericksburg’s Weinstrasse “Holiday Celebration & Shopping Extravaganza” – December 07

December 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy holiday shopping and great specials while visiting three great wineries! Participating wineries are Inwood Estates, 4.0 Cellars and Mendelbaum Cellars. Ticket includes three wine and food pairings at each of the three wineries, a crystal souvenir bordeaux wine glass and a special take home holiday gift! There will be live entertainment at each winery and complimentary shuttle service will be provided by Inwood Estates. Tickets available online.

Noon to 3 pm. $35 per person. Call (830) 997-2304 for more information.

Texas Hill Country Wineries “Holiday Wine Trail” – December 5-24

December 6th, 2014 by Jeff

The most coveted wine trail of the year! Vineyards and tasting rooms are cloaked in lights, warmth and holiday fun. Receive a collectible Christmas ornament and enjoy 1 – 3 complimentary tastes per person at each winery and special discounts on wine purchases. This is a self-guided wine trail to all 42 participating wineries. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online. Additional Christmas ornaments will be offered to wine trail participants at a 50% discount.

During regular winery hours for 10 straight days. $60 per couple or $35 per single. Call 512-914-5561 for more information.

Fredericksburg Chorale Christmas Concert – December 6

December 5th, 2014 by Jeff

A celebration of Christmas music including classic, folk, traditional and new compositions directed by Mark Hierholzer. At historic St. Joseph’s Hall 212 West, San Antonio Street.

3 and 7 pm. By donation. Call (830) 997-6869 for more information

Nativity Sets Display at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church – December 5-7

December 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, 103 E. San Antonio Street, presents its eighth annual Christmas nativity display showcasing hundreds of creches and lighted displays representing various cultures and art works which emphasize the famous birth at Bethlehem. Come and join in the fellowship with others while enjoying the atmosphere and free refreshments. In the Fellowship Hall located at the corner of S. Adams and E. San Antonio streets.

Friday from 6 to 9 pm; Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm; Sunday from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Call 830-997-2288 for more information.

Becker Vineyards Port & Stilton Cheese Tasting – December 5

December 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Becker VineyardsBecker Vineyards’ Port & Stilton Cheese Tasting returns this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 6:00 p.m.  The port sampling is complimentary but regular wine sampling fees do apply. The winery is located off Hwy 290 on Jenschke Lane. For information, call 830-644-2681.

Classic Christmas Cinema at Fredericksburg Theater Company – December 5

December 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Join Fredericksburg Theater Company after the Christmas Parade at the Fredericksburg Theater Company for an evening of carols, popcorn, cocoa, wassel and holiday snacks. Our feature film on the big screen and in glorious Technicolor will be “White Christmas” starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye! Proceeds will benefit the Fredericksburg Theater Company. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

7:30 – 10:30 pm. $10 adults; $8 children. Call (830) 997-3588 for more information.

“Red Alert” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild – December 5-28

December 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

See how artist members of the Fredericksburg Art Guild interpret vibrant, attention-getting images. Opening reception on December 5 from 4 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-997-4949 for more information.

Grinch’s Full Moon Hike to the Summit at Enchanted Rock – December 6

December 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Join park staff on an exhilarating hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Once at the top, enjoy a reading of the classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Get in the spirit and wear a Grinch stocking cap – bring your own or pick one up in the park store.

7 pm. Call (830) 685-3636 for details.

Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade & After Glow – December 5

December 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy this celebration of light, community and the Christmas spirit! Parade route includes both reserved and free seating. After Glow activities include children’s programming, shopping and local food and wine – all bathed in Fredericksburg’s spectacular Christmas lights! Parade route is on Main Street and starts at 6:30 pm. After Glow activites on Marktplatz from 3 to 10 pm. Photo ops with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 8 to 10 pm. Reserved parade seating cost is $15 first come, first served and tickets may be picked up at the Visitor Center. Attendees seated in the bleachers will be able to view the Laser Light Show which serves as the grand opening of the parade.

Pearl Harbor Ceremony – December 7

December 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

The National Museum of the Pacific War will commemorate 73 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7 with its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony at 12:25 p.m. in the Memorial Courtyard on the museum grounds at 340 E. Main St., in Fredericksburg. For details, visit www.pacificwarmuseum.org.