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

September 10th, 2014 by Jeff

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

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.

18th Annual Scholarship Fest – July 5

July 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual event being held this year in conjunction with horse racing weekend.  Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the races and prizes will be awarded between races.  Proceeds provide local students with scholarship opportunities.

11 am to 10 pm.  $25 per person for horse racing and Scholarship Fest; $20 for Scholarship Fest only.

For details, call 830-997-2359 or log on to www.gillespiefair.com.

Jaycees Children’s Magic Show – July 3

June 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Fundraising event to be held at the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium (Highway 16 South) at 7 pm. Call (830) 456-2698 for more information.

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra Fundraiser playing in Luckenbach Texas

June 11th, 2014 by Jeff

Fans of violin and fiddle music are invited to enjoy both, along with fun and fundraising as the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras present their 3rd Annual “Bach at the ‘Bach” event to be held at Luckenbach TX on Thursday, June 12. The music begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $25 per person, and include a boxed dinner of pulled pork or barbecue sandwich, cookie and chips, served by the Feed Lot at Luckenbach. T-shirts are available for purchase at $15. Tickets are available online at fredericksburgorchestra.com.

The program includes selections by the Community Orchestra, an ensemble of around 20 performers of all ages, from middle-school to retirement. Musicians in the Suzuki ensemble will perform, as will the orchestra’s youngest members, the Twinkle Group.

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit orchestra, which promotes string education and performances in Fredericksburg and the surrounding community. For information, visit www.fredericksburgorchestra.com, or call (806) 549-2483.

Stonewall VFD Fundraising Skeet Shoot – June 7

June 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Sporting clays fundraising skeet shoot. Price includes BBQ meal and 100 rounds of sporting clay targets. Early registration is encouraged for those wanting to participate in the event. Trophies will be awarded to winners and prizes will be given away in a drawing. Please call (210) 200-9929 for more information.

Registration at 8:30 am; start at 10 am. 5398 E. US Hwy 290.

Conspirare “comPASSION” Concert – June 5

May 30th, 2014 by Jeff

comPASSION: Pieta by John Muehleisen. A contemporary Passion that explores hope and love as human responses to the tragedies and injustices we see every day. Pre-concert talks by the composer. At the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 306 West San Antonio. Conspirare is comprised of Craig Hella Johnson and Company of Voices. ”We Sing Life”.

7:30 pm. General admission $20; students w/ID $10.

New Horizons Annual Benefit Chicken BBQ – June 1

May 29th, 2014 by Jeff

ChickensPanicCartoon_copy-353x278Take out BBQ chicken dinner with all the trimmings to benefit adults with developmental challenges.

11 AM until sold out. $8.00 per plate.

Drive thru at the American Legion Hall on Hwy 87 South. For more information, please visit www.newhorizonsfredericksburg.com

Fredericksburg Crawfish Fest 2014

May 18th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Texas Jaycees are excited to announce the return of their annual Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival to Fredericksburg’s Marktplatz on Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25. The festival will include many activities for the entire family including a variety of great Cajun food, live music, crawfish races, children’s carnival, and a Creole brunch prepared by Chef John Russ of the renowned Lüke San Antonio.

Festival times are as follows: Friday 6pm to midnight, Saturday 11am-11pm, and Sunday 12pm to 6pm. Tickets for the festival will be $7 for adults on Friday and Sunday and $10 on Saturday. Kid tickets (ages 6-12) will be $5 a day. 2-day passes are available for purchase for $12 and 3 day passes are $20. The Creole Brunch will be held at Marktplatz on Sunday, May 25th from 10am to 12pm. Ticket prices for the Creole brunch are $55 per seat or $450 for a table of eight.

This year’s musical entertainment will feature Texas Country music artist Cory Morrow, T-Broussard and the Zydeco steppers, Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys, Zydeco Blanco, Bayou Roux, and Johnny Dee and the Rocket 88’s.

Special guest this year will be the cast from CMT’s hit T.V. show “Gator 911.” Gary Saurage will be teaming up with his Gator Country crew to provide an educational and interactive show with some of his favorite gators.

Chef John Russ, executive chef at Lüke San Antonio, from the famed John Besh Restaurant Group, will be cooking a Creole Brunch on Sunday that is sure to be a delicious Cajun treat for any and all who attend.

The festival is organized by the Fredericksburg Jacyees, who since their founding, have grown to promote large fundraisers with all of the proceeds being used to help youth organizations, charitable groups, and those in need within the community.

For more information or to purchase your tickets in advance please visit www.fbgcrawfish.com.

Willow City VFD Annual BBQ Benefit – May 3

May 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Country Store opens at 3 pm. Silent Auction open 3 to 6 pm. Live auction starts at 4 pm. Prize Giveaway Drawings at 6 pm. Barbecue meal served at 6 pm until sold out. All donations appreciated. Proceeds benefit the Willow City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. Event to be held at the Willow City Fire Station, 2553 Ranch Road 1323.

3 to 8 pm. Call 830-685-3385 for more information.