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Dogvember Fest

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Throw us a bone! 1st Annual event to be held at the future site of the Fredericksburg Dog Park located in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Highway 16 south.  Bring the family and your leashed dogs and enjoy the festivities, donate and tour the land granted by the City of Fredericksburg!  Activities include “Yoga with Your Dog” at 9 am, “Get Fit with Fido” at 10:30 am and contests for Best Dog Tricks, Best Dog Costume and Best Dog & Owner Costume – judging begins at 11:10 am.

8:30 to 11:30 am.  All donations will support the construction of the Fredericksburg Dog Park.

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra Hauntcert – November 1

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

The orchestra will dress in costume and present a family-friendly program with spooky, fun selections such as Dance Macabre by Saint-Saens and other surprises. The orchestra consists of community members of all ages and musical experience. The mission of nonprofit Fredericksburg Community Orchestras is to promote string education in Fredericksburg and surrounding communities. The Halloween Hauntcert will be held at the at St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 W. San Antonio.

2:30 pm. Free admission, but donations appreciated. Call 806-549-2483 for more information.

“Dia de los Muertos” Celebration at Torre di Pietra – November 01

October 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate the “Day of the Dead” at Torre di Pietra Winery, 10915 E. US Hwy 290, with live music and a costume contest with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. It will be lots of fun!

Winery hours are 11 am to 6 pm. Live music from 1 to 5 pm. Costume judging at 4 pm. Normal wine tasting fees will apply.

Call 830-644-2829 for more information

Harvestfest – A German Chorale Concert – November 2

October 27th, 2014 by Jeff

An evening of German song and Fredericksburg “Gemutlichkeit” featuring the Hermann Sons Mixed Choir and the Arion Men’s Choir.  Directed by Mark Hierholzer.  Audience sing-a-long.  Light refreshments provided.  Fun for the whole family!  At historic St. Joseph’s Hall, 212 West San Antonio.

6:30 pm.  Donations gladly accepted.

Fall Farmers Market – Thursdays October 2 to November 20

October 27th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Farmers Market and Pioneer Museum are partnering to extend the popular weekly event into the fall. Every Thursday, starting on October 2, shoppers can pick up fresh farm produce and prepared food in a historic setting. Hours are 4 to 6:30 p.m. Fall market will continue for seven weeks through November 20.

Shoppers can enjoy live music each week.

The Pioneer Museum is located at 325 West Main Street in Fredericksburg. There will be free admission to the museum and grounds during market hours.

For information, contact the Pioneer Museum at 830-997-2835.

Halloween at Enchanted Rock – October 31

October 26th, 2014 by Jeff

Come celebrate Halloween at the park with the staff of Enchanted Rock, 18 miles north on RR 965.  Enjoy trunk or treat, spooky campfire stories and a night hike.  Fun for the whole family.  Join us! Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

Beer & Hymns at Pedernales Brewing Company – November 1

October 26th, 2014 by Jeff

24468550Come by Pedernales Brewing Company one mile south of Fredericksburg, Texas, at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail, for a pint and some singing. Beer & Hymns will be held on the first Saturday of each month beginning March 1, 2014 from 5 to 6 pm.  Beer will be $4 a pint, no entrance fee and no purchase necessary.

Harper VFD Hunters’ Fish Fry – November 1

October 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual fall fish fry heralds the beginning of hunting season with a fresh catfish meal with all the trimmings and prize raffle. Great food, good friends and lots of prizes including guns, hunts, UTV and more! At the Harper Volunteer Fire Department Station, 84 N. Ranch Road 783.

11 am to 2 pm. By donation.

“Sweet Treats” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild – October 3-31

October 24th, 2014 by Jeff

Art work displays by Fredericksburg-area school children.  Opening reception on October 3 from 4 to  8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg Art Guild is at 308 E. Austin.  Call 830-997-4949 for more information.

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings

October 24th, 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.