Tickets on Sale of Fest Nacht

A very limited number of tables are still available for purchase for Fest Nacht (A Festive Night)…a night like no other!  5 hours of dance, music, drink, and fun with “Wild and Crazy” people.  This year’s theme is “Saturday Night Live” (costume party).  Music by Mingo Fish Trap and DJ.

Proceeds benefit the Fredericksburg Food Pantry and the Hill Country Community Needs Council.  All table purchases and donations are tax deductible.  Cost is $450 per table of ten.  Lots of fun for a worthy cause!

For more information, please visit www.festnacht.com, e-mail party@festnacht.com, or call Kyle Biedermann, 998-7111 or Doug Gamble, 998-2601.

Fredericksburg Turkey Trot 2012 – November 24

5K/10K Race begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 24 and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 10:00AM. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome! The Fredericksburg Turkey Trot benefits the FPS/FES/FMS PTO which raises money for Fredericksburg Primary, Elementary and Middle School field trips and enrichment programs, playground equipment and new perimeter fences just to name a few! So, come out and work off that turkey dinner! We look forward to seeing you there! “Git yer gobble on!”

Registration and more information available at www.events.signup4.com/TurkeyTrot2012.

Gillespie County Historic Schools Annual Benefit BBQ – Tomorrow

Join Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools for delicious pork and chicken barbecue with all the trimmings. Plates to-go or dine-in will be available. Featuring live music by the Polkamatics! Prize tickets will be available. Proceeds to benefit restoration and maintenance for the twelve historic schools. At the American Legion Hall.

Serving starts at 10:30 am until sold out. $9 per plate suggested donation. 726 S. US Hwy 87. Call (830) 685-3321 for more information

FISD Band Turkey Dinner – February 1

Help support the Fredericksburg Independent School District Band during the annual Turkey Dinner fundraiser, Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on U.S. Hwy 16 S. Stick around for the multi-band concert beginning at 12:30 p.m. Cost per plate is $10 at the door, $9 advance purchase, with available dine in or drive through, and proceeds go to the Fredericksburg Band Boosters.

Boot Scootin’ for a Cause: Benefit for Central Texas Fire Victims – 10/8

Come join us on Oct.8, 2011, at Gillespie County Farm Bureau, 237 Equestrian Drive for a night of dancing with live music by Sonny Burgess, Chad Reilly, & George Ducas. Come to enjoy yourself while helping the victims of the Central Texas Fires. Doors open: 6:00 p.m. Dance starts at 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Tickets are $15.00 and may be purchased at:

Unique Party Supplies, 704 East Main Street
Crossroads Saloon & Steakhouse, 305 West Main Street
The Juicerie, 507 West Main Street

For more info please visithttp://www.bootscootingforacause.com

11th Annual Shopping For A Cause–Shopping Tournament – September 13

shopping tour“Shopping for a Cause”, this 11th annual shopping tournament gathers shoppers in costumed teams of four to shop in over two dozen stores along historic Main Street with special discounts, food, drinks and more.  All proceeds go to the Fredericksburg Boys & Girls Club.

The day begins with a “Tee Time” breakfast and ends at the “19th Hole Celebration” with food, drink and prizes.

Register here

Country Schools Open House “Follow the Trail” – 4/2

Gillespie County Country Schools Open House features five schools this spring. Willow City, Rheingold, Cave Creek, Nebgen, and Junction schools will be open for tour. Driving maps and directions for the tour are available at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center at 302 East Austin Street, at each school, or online at www.historicschools.org/directions.htm. PRIZE DRAWING Prize tickets are available now through April 3. Proceeds to benefit restoration and maintenance at the twelve schools.

Harper’s Saturday in the Park – March 29

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!