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Stonewall VFD Benefit Fish Fry and Raffle – October 11

October 8th, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy the food and support the Stonewall VFD all in one location. Call (830) 997-2735 for more information. Stonewall comes together as a community every year to show the local volunteer fire department how much they are appreciated. This fish fry benefits the department and helps them be able to purchase needed equipment. Cost is by donation. Tell a firefighter “Thank You!”.

6th Annual Harper BBQ Cookoff Fundraiser – October 10

October 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Sanctioned by the Lone Star Bar-B-Que Society and featuring brisket, chicken, pork ribs, beans and chili. Free live music, games and booths. At the Harper Community Park in Harper, Texas, at 10 am. Please visit the website for cookoff entry details and more information or call 830-739-1328.

Gladys Roldan-de-Moras One Woman Art Show at Insight Gallery – Oct 3-21

October 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Gladys Roldan-de-Moras transports viewers to the old world of her beloved Mexican and Columbian heritage with often romanticized figurative works.  From brightly adorned Charreadas to the Vaqueros and Charros in their conventional attire, her work speaks of culture, history and tradition that still reigns timeless in its beauty.  Opening artist reception on October 3 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. InSight Gallery is at 214 W. Main St. Call (830) 997-9920 for more information.

David Cheifetz One Man Art Show at RS Hanna Gallery

October 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

RS Hanna Gallery, 208 S. Llano, enthusiastically presents David Cheifetz’s new body of work.  Opening reception on October 3 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-307-3071 for more information.

Fredericksburg Kraut Run 8K & Walk – October 4

October 1st, 2014 by Jeff

An 8K road race (5 miles) through the quiet residential area of north Fredericksburg. The post race party features beer and sausage. Please to register and for more information.

8 am start; estimated 11 am finish. $25.00 per person registration; $30 late registration.

St. Joseph’s Halle Craft Show

September 30th, 2014 by Jeff

Handmade items from local artists, holiday decor, shabby chic furnishings, mosaic stained glass, spoon jewelry and much more. At historic St. Joseph’s Hall, 212 W. San Antonio. Call (512) 355-9041

9 am to 5 pm. Free admission.

Oktoberfest – October 3-5

September 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Oktoberfest-161_1662Oompah at its best! When summer ends and fall begins the cool air of October arrives, and so does Oktoberfest. For three full days, the world is invited to sing, toast and dance at one of Fredericksburg’s favorite fests. Celebrate 34 years of Texas gemutlichkeit with sizzling bratwurst, four stages of entertainment, arts and crafts, Chicken Dancing, a kids’ area and more. Forty juried artisans fill big tents and a select group of Hill Country artists showcase their fine art. Enjoy a hearty menu of delicious German and American foods. An awesome family event and lots more . . . Please visit the website for a complete schedule of events.

Friday 6 pm to midnight; Saturday 10 am to midnight; Sunday 11 am to 6 pm. $7 adults; $1 kids 7 – 12; 6 and under free. 2-day passes $12; 3-day passes $16. Gates open at noon on Friday for advance ticket sales and information! Please note that pets are not allowed on Marktplatz.

Pumpkin Season is Here!

September 26th, 2014 by Jeff

b3430c1e-52e0-4dc8-bdd8-aa85a2a8d0b8After a good 2014 peach season, “pumpkin season” has begun at Vogel Orchard. They are currently open Fridays/Saturdays/Mondays from 9 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. Ready-picked or pick-your-own pumpkins grown on site by the Vogel family are currently available. Varieties include Cinderella, Jarradale, Big Max, Casperita, and Pie Pumpkins. Jack O’Lanterns will soon be available as well.

Pumpkin season runs through the end of October at Vogel Orchard, 12862 E US Hwy 290.

Texas Hill Country Wineries Wine Month Trail – October 1 to 31

September 26th, 2014 by Jeff

42 Texas Hill Country wineries participate with free tastings and discounts.

This year, your ticket will include a FULL tasting at each member winery. Tastings will be limited to four a day and you will receive a passport tasting book to help track where you’ve been. Tickets also include the 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery. Ticket quantities are limited and must be purchased online.

$35 per person or $60 per couple.

Movies Under the Starts at the LBJ Ranch: A Hard Day’s Night – October 3

September 24th, 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.