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Harper’s Saturday in the Park – March 28

March 26th, 2015 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!

FISD Band Turkey Dinner – February 1

January 29th, 2015 by Jeff
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.

Fredericksburg Turkey Trot 2012 – November 29

November 28th, 2014 by Jeff

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 online.

Thanksgiving Day Benefit Dinner at Luckenbach

November 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Fellowship, great food, silent and live auctions and live music by local musicians. Turkey, ham and a few common Thanksgiving dinner dishes will be provided for a donation. Bring your favorite covered dish to share with others, participate in the auctions, join in the Pickers’ Circle – all are welcome! Come have fun and enjoy your day while supporting Fredericksburg Salutes our Wounded Warriors.

Mingle from noon to 1 pm; eat around 1 pm; Pickers’ Circle from noon to 3 pm. By donation. Call  (830) 534-2929 or (830) 534-2779 for more information. Luckenbach, Texas is at 412 Luckenbach Town Loop off RR 1376.

Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner – November 22

November 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Raising funds for Hill Country agricultural and youth educational activities via live auction, raffle, door prizes and silent auction, the Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner returns to the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, Saturday Night at 5:30 pm.

Dinner tickets $20 per person.

For more info please call (830) 997-5508.

 

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.

CROP Walk: Hill Country Hike for Hunger – October 20

October 18th, 2014 by Jeff

A 5K walk around Fredericksburg or a “Golden Mile” for those who cannot walk the 5K.  Walkers collect donations to benefit world hunger relief.  75% of proceeds goes to Church World Services or the denomination of your choice and 25% goes to the local Food Pantry.  Event begins at Bethany Lutheran Church.

2:30 pm registration.  Walk starts at 3 pm.

HALO Casino Night in Harper – October 18

October 17th, 2014 by Jeff

Play 42, Texas Hold ‘Em and Blackjack to raise money for the Harper Agriculture & Livestock Organization.  Silent and live auctions, raffle, free food and drinks. $20 at the door. Call (830) 329-0171 for details.

United Methodist Women’s Bazaar – October 16

October 13th, 2014 by Jeff

Join the United Methodist women at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church,
1800 N. Llano Highway, from 9 am until 2 pm, as they host their annual bazaar. Shop for handmade gifts, baked goods and attic treasures. This event benefits local and foreign mission outreach programs.

Knights of Columbus Bestfest – October 18

October 12th, 2014 by Jeff

Bestfest features specialty beer and sausage tasting, prize drawings, kids’ games and activities and live polka band and dancing.  All on Marktplatz from 11 am to 11 pm.

Admission includes sausage and sides tasting.

Beer tasting tickets extra.

Ages 14 and up $10; ages 5 – 13 $5; under 5 free.

All profits benefit local charitable works and scholarships.