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Fall Planting Days at Wildseed Farms – September 12-14

September 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Daily lecture and demonstration by John R. Thomas, founder of Wildseed Farms, on how, when and where to plant wildflowers.

2 to 4 pm daily. Free. Call (830) 990-8080 for more information.

“Wild Africa: Captivating Images” Photography Show at RS Hanna Gallery – 8/5-20

September 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Featuring wildlife and nature images by photographer James Heupel. Artist’s reception on September 5 from 6 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. RS HAnnah Gallery is at 208 South Llano. Call 830-307-3071 for more information.

6th Annual Grape Stomp at Pedernales Cellars – September 6

September 5th, 2014 by Jeff

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Discover your inner vintner by stomping grapes the old-fashioned way at this annual celebration of the harvest at Pedernales Cellars. A commemorative t-shirt will be available for purchase where you can make footprints as a souvenir of this unique experience.

Noon to 5 pm. Event is free.

Pedernales Cellars is at 2916 Upper Albert Road.  Call 830-644-2037 for more information.

6th Annual Fall Group Show at Insight Gallery – September 5-26

September 4th, 2014 by Jeff

InSight Gallery, 214 West Main, hosts their annual Fall Group Show with new works from all 60 of our acclaimed gallery artists. Eldridge Hardie will be the featured artist. Drawing from his passion for the outdoors, Hardie’s work is highly sought after by sportsman art collectors all over the nation. His work is truly a wildlife experience not to be missed. Opening reception on September 5 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.

Call 830-997-9920 for more information.

“Dreamscapes – Three Women of Art” Show at Artisans – September 5

September 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Artisans at Rocky Hill, 234 W. Main Street, present mosaic demonstrations by Kathy Dalrymple.  Also featured will be alcohol ink prints by Mary Barton and hand-dyed silk wearables by Lorie Burnett McGirr. The artists will be on hand for a meet and greet on September 5 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg from 5 to 8 pm. Call 830-990-8160 for more information.

Becker Vineyards Wine Dinner at Hill Top Cafe – September 7

September 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Fourth bi-annual Becker Vineyards-Hill Top Cafe Wine Dinner. It’s harvest time! Join us for another very special evening of fabulous wines and scrumptious Hill Top cuisine. Once again the focus will be on Mason County grapes and locally sourced produce and meats. Reserve your spot now!

5 pm. Ticket price TBA. Hill Top Cafe is at 10661 N. US Highway 87. Call 830-997-8922 for details.

Grape Stomp at Chisholm Trail Winery – September 6

September 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

chisholmgrapestompJoin Chisholm Trail Winery (2367 Usener Road)  annual Labor Day “I Love Lucy” style grape stomp!

Stomping is free.

Wine by the glass, sangria and peach bellinis and wood-fired gourmet pizza available.

Live music by John Arthur Martinez from 2 to 5 PM. Winery open from noon to 6 PM.

Boxstoberfest 2014

September 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

14468624244_958daa85f1_zThe public is welcome to view this large gathering of Porsche vehicles and drivers at the Gillespie County Airport, 155 Airport Road, and as they tour the Hill Country and participate in various social events. Spectators are free. Based at the Hangar Hotel. For more information please visit their website.

Thomas Michael Riley playing at Pat’s Hall – September 6

September 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Thomas Michael Riley hosts this fundraiser benefitting Gillespie County Crime Stoppers at Pat’s Hall, 406 Post Oak Road. Food available for purchase. Silent auction open til 10 PM. Beer and wine cash bar – sorry, no BYOB.

Doors at 6:3o pm. $10 per person. Rain or shine – no refunds.

Guided Art Studio Walking Tour – September 6

September 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Walk to three artists’ studios within Fredericksburg’s city limits with local art consultant Sherryl Brown.  Enjoy an optional lunch at Llano Street Bakery.  Meet in front of Chase Bank on Main Street at 10:30 am.  The route will be 2.6 miles.  This event is free and open to the general public.   The artists’ studios that are being featured are:  Jim Fox (fine art photography),  Pat Sreenan (watercolor and pen and ink) and Stevie Jo Lake (copper and  three-dimensional).  Please make a reservation by emailing sherrylbr@austin.rr.com