Movies Under the Stars at LBJ Ranch this Saturday

The public is invited to enjoy a free 7:30 p.m. screening of the “Viva Las Vegas“, this Saturday, July 12, at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on Hwy 290 E. near Stonewall.  Gates open at 7:00 p.m. with show time at sunset. Parking is available on the airstrip. Bring your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets for this fun night under the stars! Free popcorn will be available. For details, call 830-868-7128, ext. 244

LBJ Ranch: Texas White House entire first floor open for tours

Today, December 22, on the 99th anniversary of Lady Bird Johnson’s birth, the general public will have access to the entire first floor of the preserved Johnson family home, known as the Texas White House, on the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park outside Stonewall on U.S. Hwy 290 E. Now see the public and private rooms of this famous family as the first floor contains the bedrooms of both President and Mrs. Johnson. Cost to view the home is $2.

LBJ’s 106th Birthday Celebration – August 27

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical ParkLBJ at the buffet will celebrate the 106th anniversary of President Johnson’s birth on Wednesday, August 27.

Visitors are invited to the Visitor Center first for a welcome kit, park permit and information on the day’s activities. The public can see a film about the President and the Texas Hill Country along with many exhibits. Throughout the day, visitors can visit the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm and participate in old-time family games and see how President Johnson grew up in the Texas Hill Country. While at the park, make sure to see the presidential exhibits, pack a picnic basket, enjoy the Pedernales River and visit the park store for park and historical-related souvenirs.

There will also be a wreath laying ceremony at his gravesite in the Johnson Family Cemetery by representatives from Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio at 10 am.

For more information on this and other park events, view  or call (830) 868-7128, ext. 222.

Reflections of the ’60s at the LBJ Ranch – April 15

Kudos to Creative Marketing!
Debbie Farquhar-Garner and her staff at Creative Marketing have just been hired to manage both the Texas Festivals & Events Association and the Texas Association of Fairs and Events. Congratulations!

Tickets on sale now for upcoming Hill Country Film Festival
Several ticket pricing levels are now available for the upcoming Hill Country Film Festival, April 28-30. In its second year, this film festival focuses on independent film. Open to the public, this festival will be held at the Stagecoach Movie Theater on Hwy 87 S in Fredericksburg. Three ticket levels are available for purchase/your viewing pleasure:

All-Access Badges ($100): entitling one guest access to attend all festival events and screenings; ticket sold online and at theater.
Day Pass for Friday or Saturday only ($40): entitling one guest to all screening programs on the designated day; sold online and on day of pass..
Individual Tickets ($10): entitles one guest to view one block of film screenings; sold at theater only.
All tickets sold at the theater are cash only. For more about this festival, visit www.hillcountryff.com.

Wednesday afternoon show at Rockbox Theater
The cast of Rockbox Theater will perform a special afternoon performance this Wednesday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the theater at 109 N. Llano St., in Fredericksburg. Show will run between 50-55 minutes.. Tickets are $20 (plus tax) and there will be no intermission or concessions – just lots of ‘funtabulous’ music and fun! For details or to purchase your tickets, call 866-349-6688. For more about this cast and future shows, visit www.rockboxtheater.com.

Fredericksburg Marketplace (Mall) to hold fashion show this Thursday at Marktplatz
Check out the fashion show by merchants from the Fredericksburg Marketplace this Thursday, April 14 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.. at the Marktplatz on the 100 block of W. Main St., in Fredericksburg. To learn more about the Fredericksburg Marketplace, stop by this mall at 142 E. Main St. And, for more details about the fashion show, call 830-997-6707.

FAL&HA meeting to be held this Wednesday
The April Fredericksburg Area Lodging and Hospitality Association (FAL&HA) meeting will be held this Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Nimitz Ballroom at the National Museum of the Pacific War, 340 E. Main St. in Fredericksburg.

Lyndon B. Johnson scholars, authors and Vietnam Veterans will be on hand to speak at this annual event – Reflections of the ’60s – to be held Friday, April 15 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the LBJ National Historical Park off Hwy 290 E near Stonewall. Hear noted speakers reflect on this turbulent era. While there, check out the 1960s-era cars on display. Held on the grounds of the Texas White House, this event is free to the public. For information, call 830-868-7128, ext. 231.

Reflections of the ’60’s at the LBJ Ranch – April 11

The 7th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960’s.

Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.

Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.

Reflections of the ’60’s at the LBJ Ranch – April 11

The 7th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960’s.

This year, the 50th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will be celebrated.  Highlighting the day will be a ceremony at 2 pm at the one-room Junction School.  At that site on April 11, 1965, President Johnson signed the landmark law that for the first time provided extensive federal funding of the nation’s elementary, junior high and high schools.

Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.

Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.