Join us for the 15th and best ever Becker Vineyards Lavender Festival. Sip and swirl with live music, artisans and lavender fields in bloom.
-Texas Wine Tasting & Food Pairing Evening (4/26) Two acclaimed Texas authors, Dr. Russell Kane and Chef Terry Thompson-Anderson, will be signing their latest books and offering tapas-style dishes paired with Texas Hill Country wines. There will also be a silent auction. 6 PM. $100 per person includes signed copies of both books. At the Ruff Haus, 205 N. Elk.
-Hill Country Wine & Music Festival at the Wildseed Farms (4/27) A day long event featuring lots of Texas wineries, Hill Country restaurants and specialty food vendors as well as amazing live music performances. 11 AM to 7 PM. The admission price of $20 includes a souvenir wine glass, 7 wine tasting tickets and food samples. Available for sale will be wine by the glass or bottle, non-alcoholic beverages, t-shirts, hats and posters as well as beer from the BrewBonnet Biergarten.
For more information, please visit www.hillcountrywineandmusic.com
More “Funtabulous” entertainment than ever before!
Kids under 18 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Showtime is 7 PM.
Rockbox Theater is at 109 N. Llano. Call 830-997-7625 for more information.
Art that inspires the movement and mood of human life as created by members of the Fredericksburg Art Guild, 308 E. Main. Opening reception on April 5 from 4 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-997-4949 for more information.
Fried fish with all the trimmings, raffle and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department. At Marktplatz at 6 pm.
Meal by donation.
A weekend of camping, cruising and Volkswagenism at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, on highway 16 south. Roll through the Hill Country on the Bluebonnet Cruise followed by a BBQ dinner on Saturday. The Big Show is on Sunday with an awards presentation at 3 pm. At Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. Please check the website, www.texasvwclassic.com for more information as it becomes available.
Daily 8 am to 10 pm. Spectators are free.
The Rockbox Theater Celebrity Series continues with A J Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle as they celebrate the music and career of Simon & Garfunkel. Don’t miss this remarkable tribute show! 109 North Llano at 7 pm. (830) 997-7625
Reflections of the ’60′s at the LBJ Ranch: Anniversary of Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 – April 12April 10th, 2013 by Jeff
The 6th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960′s.
Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.
Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.
Beginning March 5, Gillespie County Historical Society will present “Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience,” an exhibition organized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in the Vereins Kirche.
Through photographs, illustrations, artwork and text, “Alamo Images” presents a story that has captivated several generations of audiences. The exhibition explores what the Alamo means to Texans and the role of Mexican-Texans in the Texas Revolution. Dozens of photographs and artworks give viewers of this exhibition interesting visuals to illustrate the history of the Alamo as mission, fort and shrine, as well as the drama of its siege and fall in March 1836.
The Gillespie County Historical Society presents “Alamo Images” as a means to promote ongoing dialogue about the significance of the Alamo as a Texas experience, as seen through its various representations in popular culture.
The exhibition will be available to the public from Tuesday, March 05 to April 10 . For more information about viewing hours or to arrange group visits, contact
Evelyn Weinheimer at 830-997-2835.
Humanities Texas develops and supports diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibitions and documentary films. For more information, please call Humanities Texas at 512.440.1991.
WhistlePik Galleries‘ annual Spring Show features new works from a select group of their national artists. Please check the website to see a list of the participating artists who will be creating new works for you to add to your collection. Opening artist reception on April 5 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.