Opera and Dinner at August E’s – September 7

The San Antonio Opera and The Hill Country Opera League present Janara Kellerman performing Opera Soprano from “The New York City Opera” at August E’s, 203 East San Antonio Street at 7 pm Septembet 7.

Opera performance and four course meal with wine for $65.00 per person, plus tax & tip.

Appetizer: Oyster Rockefeller

Salad Course: Spring Mix, Spinach and Mandarin Orange Salad with Slivered Almonds, and White Balsamic Emulsion

Entrée: Beef Wellington, Potatoes Anna, Sautéed Mushrooms, Grilled Tomato Au Gratin with Bacon Bordelaise Sauce

Dessert: Chocolate Mousse with Berry Coulis and Chantilly Cream

Reservations Required – 830-997-1535

Zion Music Festival – June 28

high-res-promoZion Music Festival is an event meant to connect with families & friends, worship God, and see hearts changed. Our mission is the fight against drug & alcohol abuse and our target group is our Youth…the next generation, and to reach them through the ministry of music.

We recognize the powerful message and influence music can have on a person’s life. Music can inspire & uplift a person through song and encouraging lyrics. We believe we need to meet a person “where they’re at” and create an environment for the whole family to enjoy.

BEC Recording Artists, Seventh Day Slumber, will be headlining Zion Music Festival 2014, on Marktplatz!

Texas Lutheran University Choir Tour – March 23

Join the Texas Lutheran University Choirs for an unforgettable performance of new works and moving vocals. Performing at the Sheep Barn at Mansefeldt Ranch, Highway 87 North to Cherry Spring Road, at 7:30 PM.  Limited priority seating available.  Free.  Reserve seats online or by calling (830) 997-2069 or (830) 997-2195.

“Bach at Luckenbach” – July 27

The Fredericksburg Community Orchestra is hosting “Bach at Luckenbach,” an evening of string music, food and fun at Luckenbach Texas, on Wednesday, July 25 from 5:00 p.m. until 9 p.m. The evening opens with local string students performing recital pieces. A spaghetti dinner begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by an hour of the Fredericksburg Community Orchestra performing selections from past concerts and wrapping up with another hour of The Dirty Rotten String Band. Between performances, a new guitar signed by artists who have performed at Luckenbach this summer will be auctioned. Ticket sales ended Friday, July 20. Proceeds will assist the Fredericksburg Community Orchestra to promote string education in Fredericksburg. For more information, call (806) 549-2483

P.C.A.A. Concert In The Park: Slim Roberts & The Texas Weather Band – 5/1

Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance will host their free monthly Concert in the Park on Marktplatz’s Adelsverein Halle, Sunday, May 1 from 6-8 pm. Bring your own lawn chairs, picnic meal and friends!

Summer Concert Series at Pedernales Brewing Company Tasting Room – June 29

24468550Offering several food trucks and lots of cold beer! Including a performance from 2-4pm, continuing the Summer Concert series that will run thru Labor Day….promoting local food, local musicians, and local beer.

Pedernales Brewing Company is at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail, off US 87 south, and is one of the most recent breweries to open in Texas.

Annual Big Band Bash – November 7-9

Johnny Nicholas Big Band Bash Saturday November 13Every year, Johnny Nicholas (the musician/owner of Hill Top Café) organizes the Big Band Bash to raise money for the Fredericksburg Youth Music Mentoring and Performing Arts Foundation.

Over $60k in the form of college scholarships, workshops and band instruments for Fredericksburg performing arts students has been raised from past events. The event has been extended to three nights and dinner show tickets are $85 per person per night and include a surprise guest artist each night. All events take place at the Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87.

Doors at 5 pm; music at 6 pm. Please call or visit the website for reservations or more information.

Tickets are $85 per person.  Call (830) 997-8922 for details.

Annual Spring Fling at Chisholm Trail Winery – March 28

Celebrate Spring at Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road (9 miles west of Fredericksburg on US Highway 290), with fine wine, wood fired gourmet pizza! Call 830-990-2675 for more details.

2011 Roots Music Calendar Released

Leeann Atherton performed for Blues Night during the 2010 Roots Music season.

In 2011, the Pioneer Museum will be celebrating its 10th year of the Roots Music Series in the Texas Hill Country. For this special occasion, we will have a few surprises and an extra “Indoor Encore” in the Historic Sanctuary.

The Roots Music Series is a fundraiser for the Gillespie County Historical Society, a non-profit organization. It is a series of outdoor concerts under the trees on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum. Every summer we have 5 shows with 5 different genres of Roots music from 3 unique performers each night. We offer food, beer, wine and refreshments for sale and all kids under 17 get in free.

Visit www.pioneermuseum.net/roots-music for more details.

Come join us!

2011 Dates and Genres

May 28 – Bluegrass Night

June 25 – Americana Night

July 30 – Country Night

Aug 20 – Blues Night

Sept 24 – Roots Remix Special

Oct 15 – Roots Indoor Encore in Historic Sanctuary