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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.

Kinderfest at the Pioneer Museum – December 6

December 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Children ages 10 years and younger are invited to Pioneer Museum for the annual Kinderfest.

Come experience a local Christmas tradition. Children are invited to hang a stocking on the Kammlah House hearth for St. Nicholas to fill. Enjoy singing, story-telling, ornament making, refreshments and perhaps even a visit from Santa Claus!

Hang stockings from 9:30 to 10 am. Program from 10 to 11 am. Free admission only for children 10 and under accompanied by a paid adult. $5 per adult; $3 students ages 11 – 17.

“Tis the Season for Jewels” Trunk Show at Artisans – December 5

December 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Showcasing the fabulous talents of our finest jewelry artists!  From noon to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Artisans is at 234 W. Main St. Call (830) 990-8160 for more information.

57th Annual Holiday Home Tour – December 5

November 30th, 2014 by Jeff

57th Annual Holiday Home Tour – December 5

Christmas will be on display at seven unique homes, all on tour for the first time in Fredericksburg. This year’s tour features six historical homes and a grand ranch home. This is a self-guided tour; all homes will be decorated in their finest for the holidays. Pick up tickets and tour maps at the Pioneer Museum. Please visit the website for details and to purchase tickets online. Sponsored by the Gillespie County Historical Society.

11 am to 5 pm. $25 per person advance purchase; $30 per person after November 28.

Phone: (830) 990-8441

Hill Country Regional Lighting Trail

November 30th, 2014 by Jeff

Catch the holiday spirit as you drive the Hill Country Regional Lighting Trail with towns that have been decorated for the season.  Participating cities are:  Boerne, Burnet, Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Goldthwaite, Johnson City, Kerrville, Llano, Marble Falls, New Braunfels, and Wimberley

“Small Works” Art Show at Insight Gallery – December 5-28

November 30th, 2014 by Jeff

InSight Gallery, 214 W Main Street, is honored to host their annual Holiday Small Works Group Show featuring our unsurpassed gallery artists and special guests Jeremy Browne, Laura Robb, Christopher Blossom, David Mayer and Paul Kratter.   These small treasures are a perfect gift for the art lover in your life!  Opening reception on December 5 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.

“Christmas Show” Art Show at RS Hanna Gallery – November 15 to December 20

November 29th, 2014 by Jeff

GalleryW_Logo_TextCelebrate those you love with a gift they will cherish through the years. Fine original works, large and small, that speak to the heart all year long. Nationally and internationally recognized painters, sculptors, and fine jewelry makers along with heirloom signed furniture and art glass. Reception on December 5 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.

RS Hanna Gallery is at 208 S. Llano. Call (830) 307-3071 for more information.

Fredericksburg Turkey Trot 2012 – November 29

November 28th, 2014 by Jeff

5K/10K Race begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 24 and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 10:00AM. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome! The Fredericksburg Turkey Trot benefits the FPS/FES/FMS PTO which raises money for Fredericksburg Primary, Elementary and Middle School field trips and enrichment programs, playground equipment and new perimeter fences just to name a few! So, come out and work off that turkey dinner! We look forward to seeing you there! “Git yer gobble on!”

Registration and more information available online.

Frontier Day at Fort Martin Scott – November 29

November 28th, 2014 by Jeff

The City of Fredericksburg’s Fort Martin Scott has announced that the fort will hold its annual celebration to commemorate the opening of Fort Martin Scott in 1848. The event will include continuous re-enactments, cannon firings, live action shootouts, horses and wagons, pioneer crafts, chuck wagon food, Native Americans, musicians, storytellers and western authors. ”Watch the Fort Come Alive!”. Free admission and something for the whole family!

10 am to 4 pm at 1606 East Main Street. Call 997-7521 for more information.

Rockbox Theater Christmas Show – November 28 to December 24

November 27th, 2014 by Jeff

The Rockbox Christmas Celebration is here! Christmas at the Rockbox has Christmas favorites along with serious fun! Come join some of our Holiday Tribute Artists as we entertain the whole family with a Christmas event that will be talked about all year long. There will be classic Christmas songs along with some comedy to make your Christmas brighter! The variety of music will be as wide as Santa’s belly. Treat yourself to a Christmas treasure here at the Rockbox. Reservations recommended. Please check the website for additional special Christmas Eve showtimes and to purchase tickets.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm. $32 – $42 per adult; $17 youth. Group rates available.

Rockbox Theater is at 109 N. Llano. Call  830-997-7625 for details