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Paddy’s Party-March 29

March 24th, 2014 by Jeff

Just as it has since 2006, this event pays tribute to “Paddy”, a little abused dog who has flourished since her adoption from SPCA. Featuring dinner, dancing, drinks and a silent and live auction to raise money to help support the animals at the Hill Country SPCA. This year’s event will be held at historic Pat’s Hall and will feature live music by The Cactus Country Band. Tickets may be purchased at the Hill Country SPCA or by calling (830) 990-9085.

6 pm to midnight. $40 per person (includes two drink tickets).

For more information, call 830-990-9085.

Harper’s Saturday in the Park – March 29

March 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

Saturday in the Park returns this Saturday, March 31, in Harper (located just 20 miles west of Fredericksburg), and will benefit the Harper Library. The fun begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Harper Community Park off Hwy 290 West, with live music, a book sale, children’s activities, $7/plate barbeque and more – wrapping up at 4:00 p.m. The event is free!

Wings of Freedom Tour 2014 – 3/22

March 21st, 2014 by Jeff

The B-17, B-24 and P-51 are on the 25th season of the Tour.

Tour through the authentically restored aircraft or take a flight aboard for the ultimate immersion in history!

Call (978) 562-9182 for flight reservations. At the Gillespie County Airport.

Annual Spring Fling at Chisholm Trail Winery – March 22

March 20th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate Spring at Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road (9 miles west of Fredericksburg on US Highway 290), with fine wine, wood fired gourmet pizza! Call 830-990-2675 for more details.

Hill Country Artifact Show – March 22

March 19th, 2014 by Jeff

The Indian Artifact & Collectible Show showcases Native American items such as artifacts, collectibles, books, jewelry, fossils, pottery and more, and takes place at Lady Bird Johnson Park’s Pioneer Pavilion, 432 Lady Bird Drive. For more info, please call (830) 626-5561.

Kite Day at LBJ State Park & Historic Site – March 22

March 19th, 2014 by Jeff

Bring the family to the LBJ State Park & Historic Site from 1 pm to 3 pm and spend Saturday making and flying kites. Learn the basics of kite construction and flying a homemade kite. The park will supply recycled materials and help kids make their own kites; you are also encouraged to bring your own kites to enjoy flying in the park.

LBJ State Park & Historic Site is located 2 miles east of Stonewall, 14 miles west of Johnson City on US Highway 290 toward Fredericksburg. Adjacent to both Ranch Road 1 and US Highway 290; enter on Park Road 52. Call (830) 644-2252 for details.

Vino & Pasta on Wine Road 290 – March 22

March 17th, 2014 by Jeff

Vino & Pasta is an event geared to help you find that perfect pairing of wine (vino) and pasta, both while enjoying the beautiful TEXAS HILL COUNTRY. Each of the ten wineries work with a top restaurant to help make this one your best trips ever, stay the night and enjoy a weekend of Fun, Fun, Fun!

· Fredericksburg, Texas – Texas Hill Country – TEN wineries, making up the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 invite you to participate in an event Saturday, March 24, 2012.

· Each of the 10 wineries will team with a top restaurant in the Texas Hill Country to present Vino & Pasta. No ticket to buy, just drive to each of the wineries and get your sampling of a Pasta paired with one of that winery’s fine wine.

· Visit www.wineroad290.com for map. Just 45 miles between the west-most winery (Chisholm Trail Winery) and the east-most winery (Texas Hills Vineyard). The other eight wineries are in-between.

· No TICKET required! Most wineries have a small “tasting fee” that is normally charged, but there is no additional fee for the EVENT.

· Wineries participating (in alphabetical order) are: Becker Vineyards, Chisholm Trail Winery, Fredericksburg Winery, Grape Creek Vineyard, Pedernales Cellars, Rancho Ponte, Texas Hills Vineyard, Torre di Pietra Vineyards, William Chris Vineyards, and Woodrose Winery.

 

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Christine Gage, French Vocalist – March 16

March 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Harpsichord, cello, violin and flute.  Christine Albert’s French grandmother lived in Paris and her mother was a born in Switzerland, so she was surrounded by the French language and culture throughout her childhood.  Throughout her career, she has continued to move naturally and gracefully between music genres.  At the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 1800 N. Llano.

3 pm.  By donation.

Texas History Days at Fort Martin Scott – March 13-15

March 12th, 2014 by Jeff

This three-day event is co-produced by the Friends of Fort Martin Scott and the Former Texas Rangers as a Spring Break experience for children, utilizing continuous programs which are rooted in Texas history and character education.  Activities include living history re-enactors, pioneer crafts, demonstrations and games, live music, storytelling, Native Americans, shootouts and chuck wagons.

Thursday 1 to 4 pm; Friday 10 am to 3 pm; Saturday 10 am to 3 pm (chuck wagon meal 11 am to 1 pm); Sunday 8 am cowboy breakfast; 10:30 am to noon cowboy church.

Admission is $5 per car load.  Saturday chuck wagon cooking is $5; Sunday cowboy breakfast is $3. 1606 E. Main St. Call (830) 997-7521 for details.

Adam Trent, Magician, Performing at Rockbox Theater – March 12-13

March 11th, 2014 by Jeff

Adam Trent is taking the world by storm. He blends dancing and singing to his own original pop music with innovative stage illusions and charming wit and emotion to create an experience that is part magic show, part concert and part stand up comedy. Don’t miss this show! Tickets available by phone or online. Two performances only!

7:30 pm. Tickets $37 – $47; youth $17. 109 N. Llano. 830-997-7625