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‘Tis the Season for Gift Certificates

December 19th, 2014 by Jeff

sm_treeAre you wondering what to buy your loved one, friend, boss or business associate for a Christmas, birthday, anniversary or wedding gift? A Gift Certificate to a Fredericksburg, Texas  Bed & Breakfast or Guest House is the perfect solution. Just call 866-427-8374 toll free and purchase a gift certificate.  We can email the certificate to you so you can still get it in time for Christmas!

Christmas Tree Lighting at the LBJ State Park – December 21

December 18th, 2014 by Jeff

The public is invited to come to join the LBJ State Park & Historic Site, on Highway 290 East in Stonewall at 6 pm, in this special tradition started 42 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.  Enjoy carolers, a live nativity, Santa Claus, refreshments and of course, the spectacular tree lighting. Step back in time to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm for cookies amid glowing lanterns and a traditional candlelit German Christmas tree.

Gun and Blade Show – December 19-20

December 17th, 2014 by Jeff

Need to get a last minute item for the hunter in your life?   The annual Gun and Blade show at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds this weekend may just fit the bill. A collection of guns, knives, ammo, jewelry, fishing, coins, gifts and collectibles. Buy, sell, trade or just browse. Admission is $5 for adults and 12 and under free. Hours are Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Luckenbach Christmas Ball with Gary P. Nunn – December 20

December 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Make sure your holiday plans include cuttin’ a rug in the Luckenbach Dancehall to the legendary Gary P. Nunn!! He will be performing at this year’s Cowboy Christmas Ball. It will surely be a night to remember! Advance tickets on sale now. $20 per person; kids 12 and under are free.  All ages welcome but everyone must have a ticket. The World Famous Luckenbach Dance Hall located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country was made famous by Willie, Waylon and The Boys and local folklorist Hondo Crouch.

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra Christmas Concert – December 19

December 13th, 2014 by Jeff

The orchestra consists of community members of all ages and musical experience. The mission of nonprofit Fredericksburg Community Orchestra is to promote string education in Fredericksburg and surrounding communities. The Christmas Concert will be held at the Hill Country Evangelical Free Church, 107 E. Lower Crabapple Rd.

7 pm. Free admission, but donations appreciated. Call (806) 549-2483 for more information.

Tannenbaum Ball – December 13

December 12th, 2014 by Jeff

7th Annual event presented by the Gillespie County Historical Society. Featuring a seated dinner catered by August E’s, open bar, dancing to live music by the Flyin GT’s and auction. Please visit the website for more details as they become available. At the St. Mary’s Event Center, 306 West San Antonio St..

7 pm. $175 per person. Call (830) 990-8441.

St. Joseph’s Halle Craft Show – December 13

December 11th, 2014 by Jeff

Hand-crafted holiday decor, birdhouses, sweaters, scarves and fresh pecans and pecan products will be available at this show.  Paintings by local artists, mosaic stained glass windows, heirloom silverplate and broken china jewelry, handmade needlecrafts, cowboy santas, jams, jellies, and shabby chic furniture will also be sold.  At historic St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 W. San Antonio.

9 am to 5 pm.  Free admission.

For more information call (512) 355-9041.

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings

December 10th, 2014 by Jeff

Tasting room at Pedernales BrewingPedernales Brewing Company, opens their tasting room ever Friday from 3 to 5 pm and Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. There are tours every hour. Shirts and t-shirts are also for sale. After a long morning of Wine Tours, top it off with a brewery tours!

Pedernales Brewing Company is at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail just south of Fredericksburg on US Highway 87 South. Look for the flags on your left. Call 830-998-7486 for details.

Closed in the event of rain.

Christmas in the Park at Enchanted Rock – December 13

December 10th, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy a Hill Country Christmas at legendary Enchanted Rock, 18 miles north of Fredericksburg on RR 965, where a variety of holiday-themed events will be happening throughout the day. Start the day with an Enchanted Hike at 9:30 am where you will join Santa for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. At 4:30 pm, join Santa and his elves for an old-fashioned hay ride through the park. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies courtesy of Friends of Enchanted Rock. At 7 pm, there will be a special Night Time Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with Santa Claus to ring in the Christmas season. Hot chocolate will be served.

All day starting at 9:30 am. Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

Canto Chamber Choir Christmas Concert – December 8

December 8th, 2014 by Jeff

Tickets are now on sale for the Fredericksburg’s Canto Chamber Choir’s 10th annual Christmas Concert to benefit The Good Samaritan Center on Monday, Dec. 9. The concert will be held at Hill Country Evangelical Free Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 and available at four locations around Fredericksburg, including The Good Samaritan Center, Grasshopper and Wild Honey, Memorial Presbyterian Church and Hill Country Evangelical Free Church. For tickets by phone, persons can call The Good Samaritan Center at 830-990-8651.