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Pioneer Museum

Tannenbaum Ball – December 13

December 12th, 2014 by Jeff

7th Annual event presented by the Gillespie County Historical Society. Featuring a seated dinner catered by August E’s, open bar, dancing to live music by the Flyin GT’s and auction. Please visit the website for more details as they become available. At the St. Mary’s Event Center, 306 West San Antonio St..

7 pm. $175 per person. Call (830) 990-8441.

Kinderfest at the Pioneer Museum – December 6

December 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Children ages 10 years and younger are invited to Pioneer Museum for the annual Kinderfest.

Come experience a local Christmas tradition. Children are invited to hang a stocking on the Kammlah House hearth for St. Nicholas to fill. Enjoy singing, story-telling, ornament making, refreshments and perhaps even a visit from Santa Claus!

Hang stockings from 9:30 to 10 am. Program from 10 to 11 am. Free admission only for children 10 and under accompanied by a paid adult. $5 per adult; $3 students ages 11 – 17.

57th Annual Holiday Home Tour – December 5

November 30th, 2014 by Jeff

57th Annual Holiday Home Tour – December 5

Christmas will be on display at seven unique homes, all on tour for the first time in Fredericksburg. This year’s tour features six historical homes and a grand ranch home. This is a self-guided tour; all homes will be decorated in their finest for the holidays. Pick up tickets and tour maps at the Pioneer Museum. Please visit the website for details and to purchase tickets online. Sponsored by the Gillespie County Historical Society.

11 am to 5 pm. $25 per person advance purchase; $30 per person after November 28.

Phone: (830) 990-8441

Roots Music Series “Texas Rock ‘n Roll Night” – September 30

August 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main Street! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. This month is “Texas Rock ‘n Roll Night” featuring Al Staehely at 6:30 pm, George DeVore at 7:45 pm and Freddie Steady 5 at 9:15 pm. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).

Gates open at 5 pm; music starts at 6:30 pm. $15 per person at the gate or $13 online. Kids under 18 are free.

Roots Music Series “Electric Blues Night” – July 26

July 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St.! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. This month is “Electric Blues Night” featuring The Peterson Brothers Band at 6:30 pm, Bobby Mack at 7:45 pm and Chris Duarte Group at 9:15 pm. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).

Gates open at 5 pm; music starts at 6:30 pm. $15 per person at the gate or $13 online. Kids under 18 are free.

Roots Music Series “Electric Blues Night” – July 26

July 16th, 2014 by Jeff

Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St.! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. This month is “Electric Blues Night” featuring The Peterson Brothers Band at 6:30 pm, Bobby Mack at 7:45 pm and Chris Duarte Group at 9:15 pm. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).

Gates open at 5 pm; music starts at 6:30 pm. $15 per person at the gate or $13 online. Kids under 18 are free.

Roots Music Series “Country Music Night”

May 24th, 2014 by Jeff

977318_586196408091736_1056243595_o (1)Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum, 325 West Main in Fredericksburg, Texas! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the Texas Hill Country stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. This month is “Country Music Night” featuring Mark Powell and Lariat at 6:30 pm and Bruce & Kelly Robison at 8:10 pm. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).

Gates open at 5 pm; music starts at 6:30 pm. $15 per person at the gate or $13 online. Kids under 18 are free.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Pioneer Museum – April 19

April 17th, 2014 by Jeff

easterFor children ages ten and under. Come for some old-fashioned fun on the Pioneer Museum grounds, 325 W. Main St. There might even be a visit from the Easter Bunny!

10:30 to 11:30 am. Regular museum admission will apply, but the event is free. Call 830-990-8441 for details.

Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum – March 8-15

March 11th, 2014 by Jeff

Historic crafts, activities and demonstrations including quilting and stoking the forge at the blacksmith shop. Try your hand at making rope or biting into a biscuit cooked in a Dutch oven over an open campfire. Stroll through all of the Pioneer Museum‘s historic buildings.

Daily 10 am to 5 pm except closed on Sunday. $5 adults; students 6 – 17 $3; children 5 and under are free. 325 W. Main. Call 830-990-8441 for details

Vintage Valentines at Pioneer Museum – February 8

February 5th, 2014 by Jeff

The Gillespie County Historical Society will host its Vintage Valentines event this Saturday from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum at 325 W. Main St. in Fredericksburg. Craft a special Valentine or decorate a Valentine cookie. The event is free with regular museum admission. For information, call 830-997-2835.