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Fundraisers

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.

Stonewall VFD Benefit Fish Fry and Raffle – October 11

October 8th, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy the food and support the Stonewall VFD all in one location. Call (830) 997-2735 for more information. Stonewall comes together as a community every year to show the local volunteer fire department how much they are appreciated. This fish fry benefits the department and helps them be able to purchase needed equipment. Cost is by donation. Tell a firefighter “Thank You!”.

6th Annual Harper BBQ Cookoff Fundraiser – October 10

October 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Sanctioned by the Lone Star Bar-B-Que Society and featuring brisket, chicken, pork ribs, beans and chili. Free live music, games and booths. At the Harper Community Park in Harper, Texas, at 10 am. Please visit the website for cookoff entry details and more information or call 830-739-1328.

Fredericksburg Kraut Run 8K & Walk – October 4

October 1st, 2014 by Jeff

An 8K road race (5 miles) through the quiet residential area of north Fredericksburg. The post race party features beer and sausage. Please to register and for more information.

8 am start; estimated 11 am finish. $25.00 per person registration; $30 late registration.

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.